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Jan 5, 20, 11:53 am
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Posted By samjnz

This combined with the huge price increase for...

This combined with the huge price increase for Elite Airpoints upgrades is a bad sign
Jan 3, 20, 1:52 am
Replies: 150
Views: 25,042
Posted By samjnz

Its sad that this looks better than a lot of the...

Its sad that this looks better than a lot of the domestic first meals :(
Dec 30, 19, 12:53 pm
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Views: 1,978
Posted By samjnz

I presume this would mean it has the refreshed...

I presume this would mean it has the refreshed business seats too?
Dec 30, 19, 10:39 am
Replies: 150
Views: 25,042
Posted By samjnz

I also find it sad when I look back to how the...

I also find it sad when I look back to how the domestic catering peaked around 2016 before each year they chipped away at it :(

The problem is that they still find new ways each year to reduce the...
Dec 19, 19, 8:53 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 21,663
Posted By samjnz

The other thing that irks me about this change is...

The other thing that irks me about this change is that in recent years NZ have been releasing more Star Alliance Business rewards space (I mean, sure it was 0 before so not hard to increase), meaning...
Dec 17, 19, 10:15 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 21,663
Posted By samjnz

Except, that I feel the average cost of a revenue...

Except, that I feel the average cost of a revenue Business Class fare has gone down since then!
Dec 14, 19, 2:11 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 21,663
Posted By samjnz

You’re probably better off completely switching...

You’re probably better off completely switching to Oneworld and then just maintaining a Koru membership for domestic flying.

As a bonus you get to switch out those crowded NZ international lounges...
Dec 12, 19, 6:24 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 21,663
Posted By samjnz

Exactly! If they had some fancy new seat then...

Exactly! If they had some fancy new seat then this could be justified but they've really fallen behind in investing in the product (seats, lounges, etc)
Dec 12, 19, 4:35 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 21,663
Posted By samjnz

Wow... that was like the only decent Elite...

Wow... that was like the only decent Elite benefit.

Do NZ-based accounts still have a way to 'buy' additional Airpoints Dollars?
Nov 13, 19, 4:40 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
Posted By samjnz

I haven’t heard EP1 mentioned in a while —...

I haven’t heard EP1 mentioned in a while — wondered if it still existed
Nov 3, 19, 7:08 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 8,718
Posted By samjnz

Wow! This is a game changer! Do they just put...

Wow! This is a game changer!
Do they just put it in the overhead locker?

I guess it’s like the “chose your own recline position” thing for takeoff that they no longer advertise.
Nov 3, 19, 5:31 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 8,718
Posted By samjnz

Wait, what?! That’s a thing? I don’t think I’ve...

Wait, what?! That’s a thing?
I don’t think I’ve ever seen anyone do this
Nov 3, 19, 1:17 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 8,718
Posted By samjnz

For the first time in years, I ended up in a...

For the first time in years, I ended up in a middle BP seat last week and interestingly it was probably about 2 inches shorter in bed length than at the windows (since I hadn’t heard anyone talk...
Nov 3, 19, 11:36 am
Replies: 50
Views: 15,174
Posted By samjnz

I just thought there was talk of a “refreshed”...

I just thought there was talk of a “refreshed” seat this year? (Before the big redo in a couple of years)
Nov 3, 19, 11:34 am
Replies: 43
Views: 8,718
Posted By samjnz

I have to say for sleeping, I prefer the new...

I have to say for sleeping, I prefer the new Polaris seat.

Being 6’1, if I pick the right seat in the cabin I can get a foot cubby deep and wide enough that my feet don’t touch the end even when...
Oct 28, 19, 10:17 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 15,174
Posted By samjnz

I notice this aircraft has already been operating...

I notice this aircraft has already been operating services this week — anyone know if anything is different on board with seating?
Oct 25, 19, 9:16 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 13,269
Posted By samjnz

+1 since that means there really is no benefit...

+1 since that means there really is no benefit for being Elite (parking vouchers don’t count)
Oct 22, 19, 3:36 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 44,074
Posted By samjnz

A lot less Stone Age than the United options...

A lot less Stone Age than the United options without aisle access
Oct 17, 19, 9:21 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 9,173
Posted By samjnz

The extra status points will be nice but the real...

The extra status points will be nice but the real thing I’m waiting for is an answer to the lounge situation — going from the quiet oasis of the SFO Polaris lounge to the AKL international lounge...
Oct 7, 19, 1:53 pm
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Views: 320,588
Posted By samjnz

Anyone seen anything yet on the “refreshed”...

Anyone seen anything yet on the “refreshed” business seat?
Sep 30, 19, 8:59 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 33,099
Posted By samjnz

My big complaint looking at the menu is that the...

My big complaint looking at the menu is that the only real protein rich main option is a roll/hamburger type setup.

These aren't being served on short 7 hour transatlantic red eyes but long 12...
Sep 30, 19, 9:37 am
Replies: 107
Views: 33,099
Posted By samjnz

That's a huge downgrade in food quality -- used...

That's a huge downgrade in food quality -- used to be able to get a full meal on this flight now it's all "snacks"
Sep 22, 19, 11:44 am
Replies: 29
Views: 5,304
Posted By samjnz

Have other people also experienced having no...

Have other people also experienced having no instant upgrade confirmations anymore?

If so, then this seriously devalues the program to the point I might as well be an airline free agent and...
Jul 12, 19, 9:33 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 6,445
Posted By samjnz

I guess they could provide a reusable water...

I guess they could provide a reusable water bottle at the seat that they wash afterwards?

For me part of the allure of traveling in a premium cabin is having less to 'pre-prepare' for a flight --...
Apr 5, 19, 9:27 am
Replies: 58
Views: 5,536
Posted By samjnz

At this point I don't know why they just don't go...

At this point I don't know why they just don't go and buy an 'off the shelf' seat from a manufacturer
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