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Oct 31, 19, 11:40 pm
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Views: 5,163
Posted By freemark

Not to mention of course the $100ís (or $1000ís!)...

Not to mention of course the $100ís (or $1000ís!) of free food & booze in various regional lounges if so inclined 😀 Or, the opportunity for some lazy reading, work catch up, or just a break from the...
Oct 18, 19, 1:33 am
Replies: 35
Views: 8,759
Posted By freemark

At about 53 - 3 yrs ago this Jan. Went from Jade...

At about 53 - 3 yrs ago this Jan. Went from Jade to Gold in 11 months, mainly flying from Welly to various SI ports (on the way to Kaikoura for rebuild ops as I had a large team down there, and a...
Oct 4, 19, 3:41 am
Replies: 49
Views: 9,787
Posted By freemark

Although supportive of the SQ option, Iím not...

Although supportive of the SQ option, Iím not sure that it enhances anyone's job prospects or the economic progress of the region. If loadings are so good, why does the route need a ratepayer...
Oct 1, 19, 3:40 am
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By freemark

I see, guess it makes sense. Google Flights (&...

I see, guess it makes sense. Google Flights (& others I guess) seem to have fairly up to date NZ pricing however - selective scrape blocking?
Oct 1, 19, 2:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By freemark

Captcha verification requirement - is it new?

When going from the App (iOS) to webpage for bookings Iím now being hit with this. A real PITA. Is everyone getting it? If itís part of security upgrade (not a bad thing after data breaches) surely...
Sep 30, 19, 8:18 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,677
Posted By freemark

Yeah, 1st world problem I guess - however I found...

Yeah, 1st world problem I guess - however I found it (on NZ) to be a bit more complicated with the mattress etc. I was feeling very average at the time so could have been a factor.
Sep 30, 19, 4:13 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,677
Posted By freemark

After having s few PE long hauls on NZ, a couple...

After having s few PE long hauls on NZ, a couple of BP, and PE on SQ, my preference would be to book Y, and use RUís or APD upgrades to PE. Thatís just me, I canít justify the bucks for BP and TBH I...
Sep 11, 19, 11:12 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 13,587
Posted By freemark

It would be interesting to know the proportion of...

It would be interesting to know the proportion of Lounge guests who are Koru Members vs NZ G & GE vs other entry privileges.

They could bump the Koru fee if this would reduce numbers - if it...
Aug 27, 19, 5:06 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By freemark

So there is a trigger point in time (midnight)...

So there is a trigger point in time (midnight) where an unsold seat next day goes from a valuable asset to a cheap empty seat. My strategy needs refining obviously but often buying fares fairly close...
Aug 27, 19, 3:11 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By freemark

Iím always far too generous with my oft-requested...

Iím always far too generous with my oft-requested feedback. What we should be pushing for is Flexi time or date fares without having to buy a checked bag. Revenue management I guess- NZ probably...
Aug 27, 19, 2:58 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By freemark

BTW this was not a cheap fare purchased - $580 or...

BTW this was not a cheap fare purchased - $580 or so return, seat + bag only on the WLG-AKL leg so as I recall over $300 for flight in question.
Aug 27, 19, 2:49 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By freemark

Yeah, was a bit of a shock. When I was frequently...

Yeah, was a bit of a shock. When I was frequently WLG -CHC I never encountered a fare change. Not sure I have the time or energy to be booking multiple fares only to call & cancel most of them - one...
Aug 27, 19, 2:38 am
Replies: 49
Views: 9,787
Posted By freemark

Multiply & comprehensively answered, thanks. ...

Multiply & comprehensively answered, thanks.
Iíll take my hat on the way out...
😀
Aug 27, 19, 1:21 am
Replies: 49
Views: 9,787
Posted By freemark

WLG. SQ 350, why not NZ 789 or 772?

Packed like sardines to AKL in A32..., if SQ can take out a 772 & now A350 to MEL why is this not feasible for NZ busiest domestic flight?
Aug 27, 19, 1:13 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By freemark

Flexi date fares

Had a Flexi date fare last week returning to Welly from Auks, booked for Friday evening. On Thurs AM tried to change it for either Thurs evening or Fri morning - big costs which surprised me....
Aug 27, 19, 1:04 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,314
Posted By freemark

Cheers. Can relate to that - most of my AKL trips...

Cheers. Can relate to that - most of my AKL trips end up having a fall day too..,😀
Aug 26, 19, 8:57 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,314
Posted By freemark

I must have missed something - this is at INV? ...

I must have missed something - this is at INV?
Lounge is post avsec in AKL so canít fathom why staff pushing out.
Is the A/C & crew overnighting Invercargill?
Aug 11, 19, 5:03 am
Replies: 30
Views: 5,670
Posted By freemark

Where abouts in the App?

Where abouts in the App?
Aug 8, 19, 11:45 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 5,638
Posted By freemark

Probably just someone from the COL Govt trying to...

Probably just someone from the COL Govt trying to find something more to tax..
Aug 5, 19, 4:10 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,246
Posted By freemark

Far better than the last, & man am I sick of the...

Far better than the last, & man am I sick of the Northland one.
Personally I believe the safety message is lost in the desire to entertain however - therefore why are we forced to watch someoneís...
Aug 2, 19, 12:25 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,902
Posted By freemark

I got lucky and had RUís cleared last year for a...

I got lucky and had RUís cleared last year for a return Y-PE. May have been as I was travelling with another (paid PE) I think it was a V1 789 but IMHO NZ would do ok with more premium seats to Perth...
Jul 23, 19, 3:21 am
Replies: 52
Views: 7,314
Posted By freemark

If it was our glorious leader Iím surprised she...

If it was our glorious leader Iím surprised she doesnít sit down the back for some feelz with the comrades..
Jul 17, 19, 2:18 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By freemark

Now thereís an opportunity to look at packaging -...

Now thereís an opportunity to look at packaging - for environmental and aesthetic reasons.
Jul 16, 19, 8:49 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,314
Posted By freemark

36.9% vs 46.1% of the popular vote respectively....

36.9% vs 46.1% of the popular vote respectively. Need to be careful throwing words like Dictator around. Or "liked"
Jul 8, 19, 12:59 am
Replies: 48
Views: 4,647
Posted By freemark

Getting closer... May not have to do the SP run...

Getting closer...
May not have to do the SP run as a couple of projects require my presence...all client reimbursed travel, and The WPac Airpoints SPís about to land :-)
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