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Jul 6, 17, 12:25 am
Replies: 46
Views: 10,585
Posted By Kiwiwings

​​​​​​ A Air New Zealand Business Class Lounge...

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A Air New Zealand Business Class Lounge could be reserved for NZ Business Class Passengers, Elite Member (with 1 guest). Maybe gold members could also be given a couple of Business Class...
May 15, 17, 5:17 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,447
Posted By Kiwiwings

As an alternative to the LAX-LHR leg, could it...

As an alternative to the LAX-LHR leg, could it possibly be economical for Air NZ to operate a 'direct' service to LHR from Auckland with just a short technical stop in Japan or Russia to refuel? ...
Mar 26, 17, 3:41 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,443
Posted By Kiwiwings

I have some USD cash that I would like to load...

I have some USD cash that I would like to load onto a card, which would then let me spend USD. Are there any cards in NZ that would let me do this or do I need to buy a card in the USA?
Mar 15, 17, 7:14 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,569
Posted By Kiwiwings

I tried this once at the Queenstown lounge and...

I tried this once at the Queenstown lounge and got a flat out no way, although to be fair I was trying to get 8 people in on lounge vouchers plus me and another with my NZ Gold. :p
Mar 12, 17, 4:55 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 10,212
Posted By Kiwiwings

Flights purchased with APD don't earn Airpoints...

Flights purchased with APD don't earn Airpoints or Status Points. For this reason, when buying flights I value Airpoints at less than $1.
Mar 12, 17, 3:26 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 10,212
Posted By Kiwiwings

So now I have to decide if I try to use my 2 Gold...

So now I have to decide if I try to use my 2 Gold recognition upgrades for my flight to SFO to try and get into BP or just use a gifted APD Upgrade and have a better change at getting into PE.

On...
Mar 1, 17, 3:52 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By Kiwiwings

Clearing Recognition/APD upgrades on large bookings

Do the chances of clearing an upgrade decrease with the amount of people who request an upgrade on 1 booking? Will Air NZ prioritize single travelers over groups for upgrades?

And finally if...
Jan 29, 17, 12:02 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,368
Posted By Kiwiwings

The biggest problem I see with getting kiwis to...

The biggest problem I see with getting kiwis to the UK via Perth is that it's rather indirect, the most direct route would involve a stop in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in the far East of Russia or...
Jan 3, 17, 4:30 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,872
Posted By Kiwiwings

A slightly related question: I currently am 60SP...

A slightly related question: I currently am 60SP away from qualifying for gold, the rollover date is on Jan 7th, this Saturday. However I intend to fly to Queenstown tomorrow and return on Friday.
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Dec 11, 16, 3:04 am
Replies: 32
Views: 5,318
Posted By Kiwiwings

The decision to completely abandon plans and...

The decision to completely abandon plans and contingencies for heavy rail in to the airport was a major screw up in my opinion. The best we can hope for now is light rail/tram, however it is my...
Nov 18, 16, 2:54 am
Replies: 54
Views: 9,980
Posted By Kiwiwings

Slightly unrelated, but a few years ago my father...

Slightly unrelated, but a few years ago my father and I revived a one on one tour of the Air NZ engineering facilities in Auckland from the head of engineering. Got to walk through the cargo...
Oct 30, 16, 1:53 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,131
Posted By Kiwiwings

The lack of ability to upgrade on these code...

The lack of ability to upgrade on these code share flights seems crazy, I do wish they would change the rules. Although I assume they have good reasons.

I can sort of understand them not liking...
Oct 30, 16, 1:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By Kiwiwings

The only problem you might encounter is that...

The only problem you might encounter is that their upgrades may be put at the bottom of the 'reward upgrade' pile if they lack status, but they will still be placed above OneUps.
Oct 29, 16, 3:59 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,337
Posted By Kiwiwings

I'm assuming that you are only traveling with...

I'm assuming that you are only traveling with hand luggage?
Oct 26, 16, 7:23 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,787
Posted By Kiwiwings

If Air NZ ended up having to go the route of...

If Air NZ ended up having to go the route of opperating some domestic flights in Australia, what routes would they need to operate?
Oct 25, 16, 12:28 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,455
Posted By Kiwiwings

Being an Elite will help your chances of upgrades...

Being an Elite will help your chances of upgrades clearing as well as enabling you to buy APD upgrades. An Airpoints credit card will help you with status points although as a student I imagine your...
Oct 23, 16, 6:26 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 15,731
Posted By Kiwiwings

Doed the current Auckland Airport expantion...

Doed the current Auckland Airport expantion include any new international gates?
Oct 22, 16, 4:19 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,344
Posted By Kiwiwings

Can you take them to small claims court (in...

Can you take them to small claims court (in Australia) if they refuse to compensate you?
Oct 22, 16, 2:45 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,484
Posted By Kiwiwings

Regarding an information request: from what I...

Regarding an information request: from what I have read (https://www.privacy.org.nz/further-resources/aboutme-request-my-info-tool/) you can absolutely request Air NZ to tell you all that they know...
Oct 19, 16, 9:12 am
Replies: 50
Views: 15,731
Posted By Kiwiwings

Would you agree that the 787 has significantly...

Would you agree that the 787 has significantly more isle width in BP than the 777?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 17, 16, 3:46 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,812
Posted By Kiwiwings

I would imagine that they would prefer you to...

I would imagine that they would prefer you to evacuate airside if there is a fire once you have cleared departure immigration. However if you go running back through immigration in a fire I don't...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 16, 16, 10:47 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,812
Posted By Kiwiwings

Thanks for you responses. To clarify by question...

Thanks for you responses. To clarify by question I just wanted to know your experiences reentering the country after clearing outbound immigration. I had no specific airports or countries in mind.
Oct 16, 16, 9:49 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,125
Posted By Kiwiwings

The thing about PER-LHR is that for it to be...

The thing about PER-LHR is that for it to be efficient you need most of the passengers to be traveling to/from Australia rather than New Zealand, because AKL-PER-LHR is 8% further than AKL-LHR. You...
Oct 16, 16, 7:09 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,125
Posted By Kiwiwings

I hope that the next US destination would be New...

I hope that the next US destination would be New York. On paper it looks like a tight squeeze. Obviously a 777-200LR could make it, so maybe that is where the talk of a lease could be coming from....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 16, 16, 1:43 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,812
Posted By Kiwiwings

First off, sorry all for being unclear with my...

First off, sorry all for being unclear with my question, you seem to have worked out what I mean though :)


When I did it at CDG it was because my flight had been canceled and I had to get the...
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