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Apr 25, 18, 7:25 pm
Replies: 410
Views: 54,823
Posted By Kamadan

Have an upcoming flight to Chicago via IAH on...

Have an upcoming flight to Chicago via IAH on NZ28 mid-next week.
Been occasionally checking the app for any changes since this whole... fiasco started. Sure enough, flight got pushed back by ~3hrs,...
Mar 4, 18, 7:42 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By Kamadan

Kind of... ...

Kind of...
https://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/star-alliance-united

A, F are First Class earn
C, D, J, P are Business Class earn
Z falls under Full Economy earn

Most domestic UA First Class...
Mar 4, 18, 7:38 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By Kamadan

Yes. AKL-LAX on NZ metal/ticket stock's SP earn...

Yes.
AKL-LAX on NZ metal/ticket stock's SP earn is towards the 810SP needed to retain Elite
LAX-anywhere else in US on UA (even if it's NZ codeshare) counts towards the 540SP for *A/Other (Credit...
Mar 4, 18, 12:24 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By Kamadan

Only the NZ operated/metal segment will count as...

Only the NZ operated/metal segment will count as NZ flights for Elite, so your AKL-SFO/LAX/IAH flights
Connecting flights, even having an NZ codeshare number, will only count for *A/general SP earn...
Mar 1, 18, 1:25 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By Kamadan

Pretty sure this will mainly be for O&D traffic. ...

Pretty sure this will mainly be for O&D traffic.
NZ already runs direct/non-stop service to HKG (not to mention the alliance/tie-up with CX)
TG already runs direct/non-stop service to BKK (as far...
Feb 22, 18, 1:12 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By Kamadan

To clarify, it is "up to 5x weekly" Why Air...

To clarify, it is "up to 5x weekly"

Why Air New Zealand is flying from Auckland to Taipei in Taiwan - NZ Herald (http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11999744)
Feb 21, 18, 1:53 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By Kamadan

New Asian route: AKL-TPE from November 2018, x5 weekly

Along with the stellar profit results released, Air NZ is also launching a new route from November 2018, between Auckland (AKL) and Taipei (TPE)
...
Jan 18, 18, 7:56 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Kamadan

This can be found on Virgin Australia's site:...

This can be found on Virgin Australia's site: https://www.velocityfrequentflyer.com/content/Status/GoldStatus/

Under "TRAVEL BENEFITS: International Airline Partners":



If you interpret this...
Jan 16, 18, 1:47 am
Replies: 108
Views: 12,884
Posted By Kamadan

So, noticed my inbound back from SYD, NZ108 on...

So, noticed my inbound back from SYD, NZ108 on 4th March started acting up with my seat selection gone this past weekend, and overnight turned into "Operated by HiFly A340", decided to call and see...
Dec 15, 17, 2:03 am
Replies: 108
Views: 12,884
Posted By Kamadan

Don't get your hopes up with regards to the hard...

Don't get your hopes up with regards to the hard product/seat.
2-2-2 in "F" that's a few generations old, no direct aisle access for all seats, not even truly lie-flat!

Sounds par for the course...
Oct 14, 17, 11:14 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,672
Posted By Kamadan

As per above, but you can also refer to the OneUp...

As per above, but you can also refer to the OneUp Terms and Conditions
https://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/oneup-terms-and-conditions



Thus, Star Alliance Economy Award bookings (X) are not...
Oct 12, 17, 4:17 pm
Replies: 1,325
Views: 459,878
Posted By Kamadan

In order to perform a OneUp upgrade, you need to...

In order to perform a OneUp upgrade, you need to have it on 086 (NZ) issued ticket and obviously flight (metal) operated by NZ.

If it is part of an SQ issued ticket, even if it's on NZ metal, you...
Oct 2, 17, 4:01 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 6,826
Posted By Kamadan

NZ has 42" pitch for their PE products (including...

NZ has 42" pitch for their PE products (including the old SpaceSeats).

The sheer majority of other carriers spec their PE at 38" pitch (you can add QF, SQ to that mix), so it's definitely very...
Sep 19, 17, 6:42 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,745
Posted By Kamadan

You mean on a 77W, as that's the ONLY plane (plus...

You mean on a 77W, as that's the ONLY plane (plus 1 lone reconfigured 763) UA has that currently feature the actual Polaris hard product/seat.

Some of the 772 would feature pmCO J seats (if my...
Sep 17, 17, 9:03 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By Kamadan

You hit the jackpot... just checked in and was...

You hit the jackpot... just checked in and was told there will indeed be a ~1hr tech stop at NAN for NZ5

Not too keen for shortened/broken up sleep schedule, would rather a ~12.5hr flight instead...
Sep 17, 17, 5:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By Kamadan

Thought my last trip to the UK back in May/June...

Thought my last trip to the UK back in May/June was also a farewell to the old PE SpaceSeat...

As luck would have it, my outbound flight 2 weeks ago on NZ1 was ZK-OKQ (although I didn't lodge an...
Sep 14, 17, 5:45 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,037
Posted By Kamadan

Finally got to experience this benefit myself...

Finally got to experience this benefit myself last week on NZ2, actually asked in the lounge prior and the attendant made the comment that it really depends on the flight controller on the day - e.g....
Aug 31, 17, 4:06 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,784
Posted By Kamadan

That's my thinking too, can't see them...

That's my thinking too, can't see them "re-re-fit" the 77W and 789s in the next year or 2...

So if they start the consultation process now, maybe it'll be ready in 4 year's time by 2021, and new...
Aug 30, 17, 8:20 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,784
Posted By Kamadan

Potential new Business Class seats/service revamp!

So, I just got a call from the customer service team handling Airpoints Elite members...

... for an initial evening of discussing potential new Business class seats and product/service at their...
Jul 27, 17, 4:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By Kamadan

Nope, it's a "bug". I've had upgraded (confirmed)...

Nope, it's a "bug". I've had upgraded (confirmed) J showing me as having 0 piece allowance for TT or 1 piece for US long-haul, same for PE (as per above)... even if I re-send the confirmation to my...
Jul 11, 17, 5:04 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,057
Posted By Kamadan

Never had a remote stand (at LAX) for NZ5 in the...

Never had a remote stand (at LAX) for NZ5 in the past year, the most recent being last month (first weekend of June).

And as someone commented above, it was one of the closer gates from the lounge...
Jun 14, 17, 4:55 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,353
Posted By Kamadan

Apologies for the Auckland-centric searches. ...

Apologies for the Auckland-centric searches.

Didn't think of looking into regional routes instead of the outside the main trunk routes.

In fact I can see that regional routes ex-AKL also has...
Jun 14, 17, 4:44 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,353
Posted By Kamadan

I see no "halving" of Status points, using the...

I see no "halving" of Status points, using the "current" and "previous" points calculator/look up table?

A simple search of:

AKL - WLG, F (Grab-a-Seat), still earns 8 SP
AKL - SYD, S (cheapest...
May 20, 17, 4:52 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,545
Posted By Kamadan

It's pretty clear from the AirPoints T&C that...

It's pretty clear from the AirPoints T&C that there are a few components to gain/renew status:
- AirNZ operated flights & certain NZ partner/alliance flights
- Star Alliance operated flights
-...
May 18, 17, 7:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,801
Posted By Kamadan

Nope, NZ pax HVC/VIP manifest is really...

Nope, NZ pax HVC/VIP manifest is really comprehensive, and only HVC/VIPs are on this manifest that gets pinned up by the galley... if you ever looked at one in the galley area next time you went "for...
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