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Jul 6, 19, 3:55 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By ruff00

In the past we used to travel with two of us...

In the past we used to travel with two of us (Elite, and Gold) on Business tickets, with 4 checked 23kg bags, sometimes 5. (equipment for work).

We travelled all over the place like this, with no...
Feb 7, 19, 5:05 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,918
Posted By ruff00

The Priority Pass lounges are pretty handy in all...

The Priority Pass lounges are pretty handy in all kinds of airports out of the way in parts of Asia. China especially.

(I also enjoyed the PP lounge in AKL once, when I had walked out of the Air...
Sep 22, 18, 6:10 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,251
Posted By ruff00

Haneda is the best option for flying into Tokyo....

Haneda is the best option for flying into Tokyo. So much closer to town, and quicker to access than Narita.

The scheduled flights from Auckland to Narita require an overnight in Auckland if...
May 10, 18, 3:54 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,226
Posted By ruff00

I have been looking further away from NZ recently...

I have been looking further away from NZ recently as well. I just had a flight in China Eastern Business, for close to the same price as Fully Flexi Economy on Air NZ...
May 7, 18, 3:23 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,448
Posted By ruff00

That Dulcet is foul. (My experience is,...

That Dulcet is foul.

(My experience is, that if you ask nicely in PE, they will bring you a decent glass from 'up the front').
Mar 20, 18, 7:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By ruff00

Agreed. It is getting longer. (Kinda...

Agreed. It is getting longer.

(Kinda frustrating when overseas, and calling is the only way to resolve something...)
Feb 26, 18, 12:40 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,641
Posted By ruff00

Wow! Thats good to know. Thanks. (All of my...

Wow! Thats good to know. Thanks. (All of my travel is in Asia....)
Feb 25, 18, 5:34 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,641
Posted By ruff00

If in doubt while overseas, just hold it up as...

If in doubt while overseas, just hold it up as you approach the first immigration / line organising person. They will point you in the right direction.
Feb 25, 18, 12:17 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,641
Posted By ruff00

The current Auckland security setup is a lot...

The current Auckland security setup is a lot slower than it used to be for Air NZ Premium customers.
I have been through it several times, and sometimes the wait times are a bit frustrating.
I...
Jan 16, 18, 12:54 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 12,567
Posted By ruff00

...Air NZ didn't give me a gift (perhaps a $20...

...Air NZ didn't give me a gift (perhaps a $20 bottle of wine?) I didn't give them my next return business flight (perhaps $5,500) It was a pretty direct reflection of my user behaviour and loyalty...
Jan 15, 18, 2:11 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By ruff00

Auckland Airport is a mess currently... I have...

Auckland Airport is a mess currently... I have had several international early morning arriving flights having to wait for a gate... that 15 minute wait is long enough that I miss the earlier...
Oct 26, 17, 1:34 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 12,567
Posted By ruff00

This airline is becoming a joke. The only...

This airline is becoming a joke.

The only thing keeping me on it is Elite Upgrades.

When that goes, I go.
Jul 2, 17, 5:40 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 6,289
Posted By ruff00

The new kit's are a better size in my opinion,...

The new kit's are a better size in my opinion, but kinda miss the point with functionality.

The ear plugs are now black, which looks cool. But, are much firmer, and don't seem to work very well...
May 19, 17, 4:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By ruff00

I was charged the 25$ just a couple of days ago. ...

I was charged the 25$ just a couple of days ago.

Checked in at ZQN to fly AKL and then onto Shanghai.

Economy ticked with an elite upgrade to PE lodged, but, not confirmed.

In ZQN lounge, I...
Feb 22, 17, 8:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,960
Posted By ruff00

I would stay at the Novotel. It's perfect for...

I would stay at the Novotel. It's perfect for your requirements.

I would also look at a slightly later flight to Sydney if possible.
Jan 18, 17, 12:42 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 10,019
Posted By ruff00

They will be referring to the fact that those of...

They will be referring to the fact that those of us outside of Auckland stay at the Airport Novotel all the time.... it's the only way we can catch the early morning international flights.
Dec 17, 16, 2:06 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,726
Posted By ruff00

That's a shame. Air NZ spent a lot of time...

That's a shame. Air NZ spent a lot of time promoting the destination, even recently in Koru magazine. We were planning to visit one day... I guess it will be ex. Australia.
Dec 8, 16, 2:40 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,153
Posted By ruff00

Nope... it's been made a lot bigger with the new...

Nope... it's been made a lot bigger with the new space that they just moved into.

(Sitting here currently with dozens of empty seats...)
Dec 8, 16, 2:27 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,153
Posted By ruff00

Queenstown Regional Lounge

Does anyone else here find it a bit cheap that Queenstown is classed as a so called 'Regional Lounge' when it is a full International Airport?

It seems to me to be a way of limiting Guests in......
Dec 7, 16, 8:40 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 10,019
Posted By ruff00

Only useful to me if it's possible to re-gift...

Only useful to me if it's possible to re-gift it...
Aug 30, 16, 2:48 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 12,246
Posted By ruff00

My experience has been that the service levels...

My experience has been that the service levels have been reduced.
Also, like many here, I find that the crews vary enormously. This is very apparent when flying the longer routes.

The wine served...
Aug 29, 16, 1:46 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 14,663
Posted By ruff00

Very happy to see it go. Now... if we can...

Very happy to see it go.

Now... if we can only see the back of the dated herringbone BP offering as well...
Aug 5, 16, 3:29 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,065
Posted By ruff00

I was in the United one there a couple of weeks...

I was in the United one there a couple of weeks ago. Late afternoon.
It was nice. Good space, not many people, food and drinks were fine.
Jul 28, 16, 2:54 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 12,310
Posted By ruff00

The elevator is now essentially maned. There was...

The elevator is now essentially maned. There was an Air NZ staff member inside the new entrance, right beside the elevator.
He had a tiny desk, and was inspecting all passengers last night.
Jul 27, 16, 11:24 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 12,310
Posted By ruff00

It's great to have the lift to customs and...

It's great to have the lift to customs and security re-instated!
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