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Jun 14, 19, 4:33 pm
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Views: 7,785
Posted By drajknox

NZ has a unique preclearance arrangement that...

NZ has a unique preclearance arrangement that applies at IAH only (next time you fly international you can read some info on the IFE Arrival info page) and in my experience all passengers arriving on...
Jun 12, 19, 1:30 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 7,785
Posted By drajknox

While SFO is supposed to be faster I was in a...

While SFO is supposed to be faster I was in a huge line for CBP on 29May - there were only 2 officers for foreigners who had used APC and at times only 1 when 1 went for a break. Someone asked a...
Jun 6, 19, 8:51 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By drajknox

Struck a really good UA staff member who couldnít...

Struck a really good UA staff member who couldnít be more helpful or polite - TSA was pretty fast, the priority lane through immigration was good. Would have been 10min from starting to queue to...
Jun 6, 19, 2:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By drajknox

Sorry as it didnít apply to me I didnít pay great...

Sorry as it didnít apply to me I didnít pay great attention as I just wanted to clear TSA and get to the lounge since I was already 1h later than intended:
Jun 5, 19, 8:11 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By drajknox

Just flying from ORD tonight - saw a sign at...

Just flying from ORD tonight - saw a sign at checkin couhter saying no lounge for Koru and that would get voucher - not that they would be missing much - the lounges here are not great - I guess...
Jun 5, 19, 6:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By drajknox

Good summary, I flew it 2018. When not sleeping...

Good summary, I flew it 2018. When not sleeping it is in my opinion preferable to the current NZ business hard product. Unfortunately EVAs WiFi isnít available - I believe a different provider.
Jun 3, 19, 3:16 am
Replies: 32
Views: 5,525
Posted By drajknox

Youíve missed a number of points in your summary...

Youíve missed a number of points in your summary but the most important was the concept of SELF-determination - my major issue with your initial post was that you suggest that you should impose your...
Jun 2, 19, 7:12 am
Replies: 32
Views: 5,525
Posted By drajknox

Doesnít your post above say you are ENTITLED to...

Doesnít your post above say you are ENTITLED to act in the way you espouse because you consider yourself better and more privileged than others who donít have the resources allowing them to act or...
May 28, 19, 7:29 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,263
Posted By drajknox

I was in CX business on the A350-1000 a few weeks...

I was in CX business on the A350-1000 a few weeks ago and the seat was fantastic - well laid out, very functional, comfortable and lots of storage as well as privacy. Made the current NZ setup look...
May 4, 19, 5:41 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 5,634
Posted By drajknox

i just flew back from TPE on ZK-NZI and...

i just flew back from TPE on ZK-NZI and interestingly prior to takeoff there was a WiFi network showing associated with the plane identification - perhaps this is used for IFE updates or the like ?
May 1, 19, 7:55 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By drajknox

Currently on NZ87 - tonight call in lounge that...

Currently on NZ87 - tonight call in lounge that all passengers should go to gate to board then literally within a minute both app and TripitPro sent notifications that flight delayed 20min. Decided...
May 1, 19, 7:39 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By drajknox

We are all entitled to have our own opinion - one...

We are all entitled to have our own opinion - one of the reasons I virtually never use JQ is an experience I has when they refused a cabin bag that was less than 0.5kg overweight. I agree that...
Apr 29, 19, 5:22 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By drajknox

i donít think the problem is helped by seemingly...

i donít think the problem is helped by seemingly earlier boarding calls in the lounge - admittedly more internationally than domestic - it is quite common in recent times to have a call in the lounge...
Apr 27, 19, 3:56 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,761
Posted By drajknox

And on occasion they seem to show no availability...

And on occasion they seem to show no availability even when trying to book when in fact seats exist.
I am off to TPE for a quick trip next week - no direct NZ flight that day and told TA I wanted to...
Apr 22, 19, 11:40 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By drajknox

Thanks, much appreciated.

Thanks, much appreciated.
Apr 20, 19, 10:56 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By drajknox

Iíd be interested to know too as Iíve got NZ...

Iíd be interested to know too as Iíve got NZ Business to HKG then CX Business to TPE quote soon. I think they mention a Bag plus a small item including laptop bags, small backpacks and briefcases -...
Apr 18, 19, 7:18 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,132
Posted By drajknox

I go to MEL regularly and almost always find it a...

I go to MEL regularly and almost always find it a better experience arriving there than at AKL. Leaving is not so good as my epassport photo fails to identify me on nearly every occasion yet works...
Apr 12, 19, 5:27 am
Replies: 224
Views: 28,497
Posted By drajknox

When I was in the AKL lounge recently there was a...

When I was in the AKL lounge recently there was a woman with a young child that managed to let herself and the child roam between several seats, and leave partially digested pieces of food on the...
Apr 9, 19, 3:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By drajknox

I definitely had a UA PNR that was different to...

I definitely had a UA PNR that was different to NZ one when I did AKL-IAH-DFW-IAH-AKL late last year - booked by a TA and all flights showed NZ app. There was however a fifferent UA PNR for IAH-DFW...
Apr 9, 19, 3:24 am
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By drajknox

Air NZ Customer service should be able to tell...

Air NZ Customer service should be able to tell you if TA canít/wonít - on itineraries such as this Iíve had done by a TA both references normally appear on itinerary.
That being said can you add to...
Apr 1, 19, 8:41 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,590
Posted By drajknox

I used the temporary lounge close to G14 on...

I used the temporary lounge close to G14 on Sunday. Itís not too bad. People walk past windows both sides but comfortable. Iíd say seating for 40-50. For breakfast there was fruit, yoghurt, cereal,...
Feb 23, 19, 3:09 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By drajknox

Actually there are heaps of people who earn over...

Actually there are heaps of people who earn over 100k.

Just as an example have a look at Auckland Council staff numbers and pay | OurAuckland...
Feb 21, 19, 10:40 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 28,497
Posted By drajknox

So are you implying the other lounges are full...

So are you implying the other lounges are full due to paparazzi pretending to be passengers just to get a photo of him :)
Feb 18, 19, 1:39 am
Replies: 89
Views: 4,047
Posted By drajknox

There are so many what are in my opinion "throw...

There are so many what are in my opinion "throw away" inaccuracies in your posts that I won't be responding to further posts you make in this thread. I'd love to know which "one discount premium...
Feb 17, 19, 11:31 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 4,047
Posted By drajknox

Well in my case I probably would still requalify...

Well in my case I probably would still requalify this year for Elite without credit card spend but when I comment on these sort of matters I tend to look bigger picture than just considering my own...
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