V2fix From New Zealand, joined Mar 2003, 368 posts, RR: 3 Posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 3949 times:
Air New Zealand a while ago announced that they would be extending their highly successful Express brand (a value airline plus brand) to trans tasman and some south pacific islands.
I flew the Express brand several time over the Xmas period, and while it was excellent value for internal flights of 45min to an hours long I was wondering about the longer Aus and South Pacific flights.
These flights are typically 3 hours in length and I'm told the on order A320s (due October) will be configured for these flights use, so.....
Will there be IFE on-board these flights, to help fill the extra hours ?
Will the A320s have a business class (I'm also told that current trans tasman flights do not have first class ?
V2fix From New Zealand, joined Mar 2003, 368 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3846 times:
Actually, I nearly forgot that the A320 had small TVs that come down from the overhead bins for displaying safety information. On some (even short < 1 hr) flights in Europe these are used to show 'popular' TV and news. Maybe Air NZ will do the same in
I got confused by the replies - I thought it had been announced that the new A320s would be two class configurations - J and Express (not sure what the code classification for this is) - some of the replies seem to be talking about 3 class configuration.
I can't wait for when (without fear of dismissal) you to tell all on the new international brand. The clocks ticking ... so I'll just have to be patient. I hope you have a full report for the forum already prepared
Anyone seen the new Air New Zealand A320s yet ? Its only 6 month to go - these aircraft must be someway down the production line. Presumeably they are coming via Asia from Toulouse ? If we knew the delivery route perhaps some of the forum members could catch a quick snap and post it!