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Apr 27, 20, 7:50 pm
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Posted By JayKiwi

Above & Beyond - COVID

Hey all,

Has anyone got any data points on engaging with their Above & Beyond account during the current environment? Was curious if anyone has seen long delays in transactions, eg point...
Mar 13, 20, 8:37 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 14,372
Posted By JayKiwi

Yep. No-one's tier status matters more to anyone...

Yep. No-one's tier status matters more to anyone than the individual flyer concerned.
Mar 13, 20, 2:37 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 14,372
Posted By JayKiwi

IMHO, looking at tight requal status cases on a...

IMHO, looking at tight requal status cases on a case-by-case basis is probably appropriate given the circumstances, as opposed to large blanket extensions.

If you are a newish Gold/Elite, and have...
Mar 11, 20, 5:32 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 9,898
Posted By JayKiwi

If Air NZ offer the routing from their website,...

If Air NZ offer the routing from their website, even with other airline providers included in the offering, they can apply your held-in-credit to that ticketing, so it is not a flat-out no. Was told...
Jan 4, 20, 8:22 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 964
Posted By JayKiwi

Usually due to a typo re: the giftee's name....

Usually due to a typo re: the giftee's name. Double-barrelled last names usually need to be stuck together, with no gap/hyphen. Street addresses and emails need to be correct exactly as per Airpoints...
Dec 15, 19, 2:08 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 24,861
Posted By JayKiwi

The vindication piece would fall extremely short...

The vindication piece would fall extremely short when you consider the amount of revenue on base fares lost, which will include significant spend on PE fares to position for BP upgrades.

There...
Dec 13, 19, 2:47 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 24,861
Posted By JayKiwi

An 85% uplift in upgrade instrument burn rate is...

An 85% uplift in upgrade instrument burn rate is opportunistic and greedy when everything we know is taken into account. This is above average single-event burn uplift compared to most airlines. Yes,...
Nov 17, 19, 1:38 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,463
Posted By JayKiwi

There is definitely a large spectrum of...

There is definitely a large spectrum of enforcement strength from: 10 mins post-turbulence while travelling in BP long haul (typically zero enforcement), to during turbulence on a turbo prop (strong...
Nov 15, 19, 11:09 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,408
Posted By JayKiwi

Plus another data point: got one the other day,...

Plus another data point: got one the other day, but had to ask, and seemed to precipitate everyone in BP then getting them. Something was muttered by FSM about them being phased out - hmm, that’s why...
Nov 15, 19, 2:36 am
Replies: 52
Views: 11,696
Posted By JayKiwi

The main way that the new setup saves time IMO,...

The main way that the new setup saves time IMO, is the shortcut on the security line. If you happen to go through express as 30 other people clear standard immigration, you shortcut them to security...
Nov 13, 19, 1:25 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,611
Posted By JayKiwi

The first rule of EP1 is: You do not talk about...

The first rule of EP1 is: You do not talk about EP1 :)
Nov 12, 19, 1:28 pm
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Views: 40,226
Posted By JayKiwi

Hmm, this thread has turned into a right caper :)

Hmm, this thread has turned into a right caper :)
Nov 11, 19, 10:45 pm
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Views: 40,226
Posted By JayKiwi

I doubt it. Probably another ‘enhancement’ -...

I doubt it. Probably another ‘enhancement’ - capers are very unsustainable you know..... ;)
Nov 9, 19, 11:13 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,197
Posted By JayKiwi

Had a very mediocre 789 TT flight recently; food...

Had a very mediocre 789 TT flight recently; food and experience. The clear erosion of the TT BP experience over the last 5-6 years doesn't help; mostly soft product, and it has all been discussed...
Nov 5, 19, 11:20 pm
Replies: 185
Views: 18,856
Posted By JayKiwi

I feel safer onboard just reading this list :) :)

I feel safer onboard just reading this list :) :)
Nov 5, 19, 12:55 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By JayKiwi

Yup. We were asked if we were planning to fly...

Yup. We were asked if we were planning to fly cabin baggage only, which we are, but still....
Nov 4, 19, 4:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By JayKiwi

Yep. The irony with the above one, is that the...

Yep. The irony with the above one, is that the CSR recommended that the dom leg be booked separately in this case due to some other factors around multistopping etc. First time I have seen that...
Nov 4, 19, 4:12 pm
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Views: 1,386
Posted By JayKiwi

Tried this recently, and it was a flat no....

Tried this recently, and it was a flat no. Linking people together on the same long haul sector, no problem. Linking dom and Int legs on separate PNRs, no.
Nov 2, 19, 9:33 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 40,226
Posted By JayKiwi

Q. What do you call capers that are rolling off...

Q. What do you call capers that are rolling off your plate?

A. Escapers. :)
Oct 31, 19, 4:58 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 9,630
Posted By JayKiwi

'Wine of the weak' I would agree with, not sure...

'Wine of the weak' I would agree with, not sure about 'Wine of the week' :) :)
Oct 26, 19, 6:40 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 9,776
Posted By JayKiwi

Yep, 100%. Despite folks' excitement above, a...

Yep, 100%. Despite folks' excitement above, a meagre handful of status points after 10, or even 20 years of status (for the hard of hearing, that's 20 years!!) is almost meaningless. Gift a banked...
Oct 25, 19, 5:42 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 16,672
Posted By JayKiwi

I doubt it very much. But, the day that...

I doubt it very much. But, the day that 365-in-advance confirmation of Elite upgrades is killed, I am gone forever over to other carriers, no question.
Oct 25, 19, 5:38 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 23,410
Posted By JayKiwi

Yep. An amazing time saver at TBIT security for...

Yep. An amazing time saver at TBIT security for those who know, and it is closer to the A* lounge. Still beyond me why this was never used for NZ1/2 pax transit specifically, but that obviously won't...
Oct 25, 19, 1:14 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 23,410
Posted By JayKiwi

Likewise - I get politely insistent that I am...

Likewise - I get politely insistent that I am heading to an airline lounge that is right next to this security exit point, and that I do it routinely. They usually get the idea.
Oct 24, 19, 12:41 am
Replies: 33
Views: 8,963
Posted By JayKiwi

Hmm, right. Because I usually tell people I am...

Hmm, right. Because I usually tell people I am flying into Longford, not London (LHR); or Roissy-en-France, not Paris (CDG); or Mangere, not Auckland :) :)
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