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Today, 1:16 am
Replies: 100
Views: 14,393
Posted By KiwiJC

Route: SIN-AKL NZ281 Date: 17th Apr 2019 ...

Route: SIN-AKL NZ281
Date: 17th Apr 2019
Class upgrade: PE to BP
Type: APD
Status: Elite
Status: Confirmed on booking
Jan 31, 19, 5:38 am
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By KiwiJC

In my experience, SQ doesn't seem to have any...

In my experience, SQ doesn't seem to have any issues if you present a *G card to access, even if that is not the program you're accruing to. I've done this a fair few times in Changi.
Jan 31, 19, 5:25 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,903
Posted By KiwiJC

Unfortunately you're not correct there, 441-seats...

Unfortunately you're not correct there, 441-seats is the v1 config of the A380 and not the v3 (with new suites) which has 471 seats: SQ A380 Fleet Details...
Jan 28, 19, 3:59 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,466
Posted By KiwiJC

I doubt that the lounge "hogging" even played the...

I doubt that the lounge "hogging" even played the remotest part in the decision for AirNZ to separate with Virgin, in fact, I'm sure that was probably one of the positives of the relationship given...
Dec 3, 18, 1:00 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By KiwiJC

My domestic seat map has been updated for a few...

My domestic seat map has been updated for a few weeks, but nothing on long haul international:
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Nov 26, 18, 8:25 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By KiwiJC

There was pretty good deals on Black Friday...

There was pretty good deals on Black Friday ex-NZ, albeit economy only. Not sure if YVR was included, but NA destinations were readily available for less than $600 one way.
Nov 25, 18, 6:00 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,466
Posted By KiwiJC

[/left] Both of these items are in line with...

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Both of these items are in line with what AirNZ says on their website:

https://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/co-operation-partners-qantas
https://www.airnzagent.co.nz/qantas-codeshare


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Nov 19, 18, 6:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By KiwiJC

This seems to be a fairl classic case of...

This seems to be a fairl classic case of competition; Auckland to Houston direct has no competition, but a one stop to DFW definitely does with Qantas.

I guess in this case AirNZ is willing to...
Nov 16, 18, 9:16 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By KiwiJC

This is true, however just to note; as the OP has...

This is true, however just to note; as the OP has indicated he is on an SQ booking, no SQ group flights use Terminal 4 so this shouldn't be an issue.

If someone was flying in to T4 and out of the...
Nov 9, 18, 4:06 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,912
Posted By KiwiJC

Reviewing the seating information for both, in...

Reviewing the seating information for both, in Economy, Air NZ gives an extra 2" of pitch (in most seats) and just under 2" of extra recline as well. I suspect that'd feel like a fairly big...
Nov 6, 18, 6:25 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By KiwiJC

I think as noted above, the more 'modern'...

I think as noted above, the more 'modern' varieties of insulin are much more resilient to room temperature - I got advised the same when I changed my treatment regime a few years ago which is...
Nov 5, 18, 5:44 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By KiwiJC

[/left] To be blunt, if the pharmacist is...

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To be blunt, if the pharmacist is suggesting Option A I doubt they've actually tried it. The airline/fa will not want to take responsibility for medication getting any of; too cold, too...
Oct 25, 18, 9:06 am
Replies: 46
Views: 6,337
Posted By KiwiJC

Rows 1-5A/C and 1-3D/F are Works Deluxe seats, so...

Rows 1-5A/C and 1-3D/F are Works Deluxe seats, so are not available for selection, until (I assume) airport control if they are unsold?

Effectively only 3 rows of Space+ seats for frequent flyers...
Oct 23, 18, 5:00 am
Replies: 198
Views: 20,905
Posted By KiwiJC

If we're going to compare other lounges, I was in...

If we're going to compare other lounges, I was in SilverKris Brisbane on Sunday night and it made Auckland International look like an oasis of peace, it was crammed 2 hours before the flight and just...
Oct 17, 18, 2:46 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By KiwiJC

There's no entry in the table for Departing from...

There's no entry in the table for Departing from Singapore though, which is the only location that has KrisFlyer Gold lounges (as far as I am aware), I'd guess this is because the lounge arrangement...
Oct 16, 18, 7:29 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By KiwiJC

....and now they have, as expected, they're...

....and now they have, as expected, they're moving away from NZ Lounges which can only be a good thing:...
Oct 13, 18, 6:21 am
Replies: 62
Views: 6,030
Posted By KiwiJC

Might have wanted to do some more research then...

Might have wanted to do some more research then ;)

NZ*G (and all star golds in general) get the same lounge access as VA Platinum - the very average KrisFlyer Gold Lounge. The exception to this is...
Oct 11, 18, 7:57 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By KiwiJC

Given recent changes to the policy around Lounge...

Given recent changes to the policy around Lounge Access, you may potentially get turned down by AirNZ for access in Sydney. The thread on this is here with all the various discussion on this: ...
Oct 10, 18, 2:57 am
Replies: 198
Views: 20,905
Posted By KiwiJC

To be fair, in 5 years of Elite I think I have...

To be fair, in 5 years of Elite I think I have used the additional guesting once or twice and only on a domestic flight, so I wouldn't notice if it disappeared myself - I'm sure others do use it...
Oct 9, 18, 10:14 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By KiwiJC

For earn & burn, sure, but I would argue the...

For earn & burn, sure, but I would argue the program benefits are better than others (eg. SQ, United etc).

I was very amused to read of the recent "Enhancements"...
Oct 9, 18, 8:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By KiwiJC

There's definitely nothing openly documented,...

There's definitely nothing openly documented, typically I think the view of regular NZ frequent flyers is points earn on NZ is a 'magic' combination of; The price of your ticket, the type of plane,...
Oct 9, 18, 5:59 am
Replies: 198
Views: 20,905
Posted By KiwiJC

I guess it makes it a bit easier now after Mr...

I guess it makes it a bit easier now after Mr Luxon's email - you can hardly send out an email on a regular basis going "Sorry you're getting bumped to a potentially inferior lounge" without having...
Sep 20, 18, 6:33 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,255
Posted By KiwiJC

Are you confusing Security and Customs screening...

Are you confusing Security and Customs screening - two very different things?

As others have said above, outbound neither Australia nor the US have any form of customs screening, nor is there any...
Sep 4, 18, 6:53 am
Replies: 100
Views: 14,393
Posted By KiwiJC

Date: 7th September 2018 Route: AKL-HNL (Eva...

Date: 7th September 2018
Route: AKL-HNL (Eva 777-300ER)
Class upgrade: Y-PE
Type of upgrade: 1x Gold RU, 1x APD (gifted to Jade member)
Status: Gold
Confirmed 7 days out.
Sep 4, 18, 6:51 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,224
Posted By KiwiJC

I can't recall the last one I had between...

I can't recall the last one I had between Singapore and Auckland, probably been at least 10 times, not really a big deal to me anyway.

I did used to get greeted fairly consistently on AKL-USA...
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