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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Not necessarily. I find the worse turbulence in...

Not necessarily. I find the worse turbulence in Wellington comes with a Northerly, and a rough ferry crossing nearly always comes with a Southerly. Usually it all comes down to luck when trying to...
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

+1. I cant think of any South Island Airport that...

+1. I cant think of any South Island Airport that is not susceptible to heavy turbulence at times. Any airport outside of CHC, DUD, ZQN and IVC, you will be on a Turboprop instead of a Airbus...
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

In my experience and what seems to be the general...

In my experience and what seems to be the general consensus is that heavy turbulence can occur thought CHC in any wind direction. Sure I've had a few bad landings in a Nor Wester, but equally as bad,...
Mar 25, 21, 1:12 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Must say so am I. Surely if the Australian...

Must say so am I. Surely if the Australian Government are putting money/subsidies into it, they would be wanting to put it into a Aussie based Airline.

I see QF is still flying out to NLK in place...
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Some of my most turbulent flights into CHC have...

Some of my most turbulent flights into CHC have been early in the morning, especially on descent over North Canty. Wouldnt necessarily agree with the W-NW theory, I mean a screaming North Wester...
Jan 15, 21, 3:52 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Talking to DUD lounge agent the other day about...

Talking to DUD lounge agent the other day about it. Even the Ground Staff are not actually sure what is happening with it. Apparently it is still in review. I highly doubt we will see it back. It is...
Jan 3, 21, 1:22 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Thanks for all the replies team. All has...

Thanks for all the replies team.

All has given me good food for thought. I think I will stay Air NZ this year. It's just easier, and familiar. What I do like on Air NZ is on a flexi ticket, having...
Jan 2, 21, 11:39 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

NZ or JQ on Main Trunk Dom, is it worth being loyal?

Realize this is a NZ Forum, but it does relate somewhat.

Have been a long time loyal NZ customer. Usually flying 2-6 domestic sectors a week, sometimes even more than that if heading off for...
Dec 28, 20, 1:31 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Nope, no difference. Any preferred seats left...

Nope, no difference. Any preferred seats left around 48hrs before flight departure become available for FF Selection as well
Dec 2, 20, 3:53 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Certainly better than some of their other efforts...

Certainly better than some of their other efforts I guess.
Sep 20, 20, 11:55 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Absolutely crap times for business travelers...

Absolutely crap times for business travelers unfortunately. Only once daily and in the middle of the day. Will still necessitate a overnight, and in that case you may as well drive. I have enjoyed my...
Sep 20, 20, 3:10 am
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Another route bites the dust

Whilst suspended since the first Lockdown, Air NZ have officially announced the withdrawal of their HLZ-PMR-WLG flights which operate twice a day on weekdays.

Quote from Air NZ:

"Air New...
Sep 3, 20, 1:25 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

I believe this is correct. However I know Air...

I believe this is correct. However I know Air Chats are equipping MCO with some new kit to be able to make the trips out to CHT.

Air NZ did operate Fokker Friendships F27s out to CHT for a small...
Aug 5, 20, 4:01 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Not when I flew the 787 just last week. Was still...

Not when I flew the 787 just last week. Was still the Corn Chips
Aug 2, 20, 1:42 am
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Was talking to the lounge agent in NSN about it...

Was talking to the lounge agent in NSN about it the other day. She was of the opinion we wont see Fast Bag back. Covid was the perfect way to phase it out. She reckoned Regional OTP was getting...
Aug 2, 20, 1:36 am
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Domestic Neighbour Free Seat

Was recently sent a survey from Air NZ about a recent flight. Had a comment to share, so I completed it. Part of the survey was thoughts on a Neighbour free seat on domestic flights. It says that for...
Jun 30, 20, 7:06 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Yep and completely get that. BUT, over 3 weeks in...

Yep and completely get that. BUT, over 3 weeks in and still no confirmation of my flights/credits. It should not take that long. Travel is a week away now, and still no confirmation E Ticket or such....
Jun 30, 20, 1:01 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

And still waiting on my request to be processed...

And still waiting on my request to be processed :( Rang them last night to give them a hurry up, but were no help what so ever. Itll be processed when its processed was what I was told. Air NZs whole...
May 20, 20, 12:18 am
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

As a ex NZ Ground Supervisor, I really wouldn't...

As a ex NZ Ground Supervisor, I really wouldn't recommend it. Doesnt matter how many fragile stickers are on it, it WILL get banged around a bit. I have seen many a duty free or wine bottles smashed....
Apr 13, 20, 6:45 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Several Credits

Hey Team,

I am very sorry if this has already been touched upon in other threads, I did have a glance, but didnt see anything.

My question is, for the month of April, I have had to cancel...
Mar 19, 20, 11:55 am
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Spent hours trying to ring Air NZ. Call just...

Spent hours trying to ring Air NZ. Call just wouldnt connect. However once it did, phone was answered in less then 4 minutes. Managed to get my TT refunded with no fuss or drama. They initially...
Mar 16, 20, 6:04 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Awesome, thanks for that. I'll do just that :)

Awesome, thanks for that. I'll do just that :)
Mar 16, 20, 5:16 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Have a CHC-BNE overnight trip this weekend on NZ....

Have a CHC-BNE overnight trip this weekend on NZ. Absolutely no flexibility in getting a refund or credit. No help from Travel Insurance either. Ah well, that's $600 I wont see again I suppose. Shame...
Nov 29, 19, 12:44 pm
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Have started to notice it being policed on a few...

Have started to notice it being policed on a few recent flights. There was a gate agent standing at the trolley checking tags and BPs. Been caught out a few times as I was on occasion only on a Seat...
Jul 20, 19, 4:12 am
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Posted By HighFlyingKiwi

Yes you will be covered in event of a missed...

Yes you will be covered in event of a missed connection. Even doing a multi stop booking the system still enforces a MCT. You'll be fine :)
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