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Apr 13, 19, 4:32 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By macdo

No want bag all the way from AKL-ADL. I omitted...

No want bag all the way from AKL-ADL. I omitted to say upgrade to seat+bag was unavailable on website which sent me down the 'add a bag' rabbit hole.

Problem now solved after second phone call....
Apr 13, 19, 1:19 am
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By macdo

Can't add bag on codeshare domestic QANTAS fight.

Booked Seat Only through AirNZ website. AKL-SYD and then Qantas codeshare to Adelaide

Find I need to take a checked bag now. Can't do it online and call centre also say it can't be done. I can...
Mar 25, 19, 5:03 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,656
Posted By macdo

I know it is a personal hobby horse but don't...

I know it is a personal hobby horse but don't forget the two small private rooms on the West side where you can make confidential phone calls without being overheard. If the pattern of other lounges...
Feb 9, 19, 2:46 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,523
Posted By macdo

Haven't had bags x-rayed at AKL since the last...

Haven't had bags x-rayed at AKL since the last century. In my experience the actual processing is v quick. That includes travelling with family members carrying insulin. The queue waiting to get to...
Jan 30, 19, 2:08 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 11,146
Posted By macdo

Too much of the cultural cringe in the article -...

Too much of the cultural cringe in the article - emphasizing how artists from other countries have (apparently) reacted to the video. But the risk to the NZ performers' careers was well articulated. ...
Jan 19, 19, 12:56 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,220
Posted By macdo

Good point, apples and apples - maybe it is...

Good point, apples and apples - maybe it is consistent somewhere....
Jan 18, 19, 4:29 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,220
Posted By macdo

as one who cares about status points, It is is...

as one who cares about status points, It is is weird. On one of my current routes of interest, for example calculator says the ranges are:

flexi works: 15-30 ...
Jan 14, 19, 11:13 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,235
Posted By macdo

Yes, there is enough time. I fly ADL-AKL...

Yes, there is enough time. I fly ADL-AKL reasonably often. There are often people on connecting flights to the US and Canada. AirNZ pretty good at getting them off first if the flight to Auckland is...
Dec 14, 18, 3:57 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,195
Posted By macdo

Hmm east Coast Australia is 16 hours difference...

Hmm east Coast Australia is 16 hours difference Zanesville. no Can't make it work... Assuming 999 and ZZV both maximum values in system as you fly akl wlg.

Yingkou, which I think has the last ICAO...
Dec 14, 18, 2:46 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,195
Posted By macdo

mmm, A domestic flight, say Auckland to...

mmm, A domestic flight, say Auckland to Wellington, on one of the international 320s with the wrong locations set in the system.
Once went from WLG to AKL with a destination in the Middle of...
Oct 12, 18, 3:12 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By macdo

Absolutely allow plenty of time. Friends with...

Absolutely allow plenty of time.
Friends with twins, not adults, had a scheme for their frequent transatlantic trips when they were young. She flew up front on her own. He flew in the back with...
Oct 8, 18, 8:28 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 28,546
Posted By macdo

Proves that they have excellent data allowing...

Proves that they have excellent data allowing accurate modelling of demand. Therefore the size of lounge vs. frequency with which a lounge will be full can be predicted reliably and the decision to...
Forum: Europe
Aug 30, 18, 2:51 am
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By macdo

Two different Uber experiences in Rome. 1. S...

Two different Uber experiences in Rome.
1. S Class Mercedes. Lovely driver
2. Waited ages for a ride that showed as being nearby but never arrived.
Aug 29, 18, 3:02 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By macdo

I have had two overweight experiences at ADL both...

I have had two overweight experiences at ADL both with NZ*G status.

1. 4kg over was asked to repack, which was easy as I had an empty duffel inside my case and had status and eligibility for an...
Aug 24, 18, 7:10 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 8,853
Posted By macdo

That would be the Dreamglider. Tow it behind a...

That would be the Dreamglider. Tow it behind a DC3 :-)
Aug 21, 18, 5:54 pm
Replies: 124
Views: 19,791
Posted By macdo

too late now. :-)

too late now. :-)
Aug 21, 18, 4:43 am
Replies: 124
Views: 19,791
Posted By macdo

all that the system let me do IIRC booked ages...

all that the system let me do IIRC booked ages ago.
Aug 20, 18, 8:33 pm
Replies: 124
Views: 19,791
Posted By macdo

Date: 5th August 2018 Route: AKL-ADL Class...

Date: 5th August 2018
Route: AKL-ADL
Class upgrade: L-PE
Type of upgrade: RU
Status: Gold
Confirmed 2 days out.
Aug 18, 18, 5:27 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,038
Posted By macdo

Yay-ish. Had an email today offering triple...

Yay-ish.
Had an email today offering triple airpoints on petrol purchase at Z. Somehow not quite as appealing as the status offer.
Aug 18, 18, 5:25 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 6,582
Posted By macdo

Thanks - in a fit of optimism I had interpreted...

Thanks - in a fit of optimism I had interpreted as qantas points with NZ status! doh.
Aug 17, 18, 5:31 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,038
Posted By macdo

The issue at the core of this is that NZ's...

The issue at the core of this is that NZ's intentions aren't apparent to this sample group of customers. I guess it is too much to expect a transparent incentive/loyalty programme.
Casinos have a...
Aug 17, 18, 4:26 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,038
Posted By macdo

a couple of VA TT and Aus domestic in last year...

a couple of VA TT and Aus domestic in last year and nada..
Aug 16, 18, 4:34 am
Replies: 50
Views: 6,582
Posted By macdo

This from qantas today, whatever it means... ...

This from qantas today, whatever it means...

"You can now book a QF flight number on 30 New Zealand domestic routes and earn Qantas Points and Status Credits with Air New Zealand, for travel from...
Aug 16, 18, 4:32 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,038
Posted By macdo

Nope :-( despite a recent change in travel...

Nope :-(

despite a recent change in travel and drop to gold as others have noted
Aug 1, 18, 3:03 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,951
Posted By macdo

Indeed, looking forward to it with modest...

Indeed, looking forward to it with modest expectations. My main TT route these days is AKL-ADL and NZ is the only carrier offering direct flights, which they capitalise on on price but a boost in air...
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