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Air NZ Has A Star Alliance Livery!  
User currently offlineRCS763av From Colombia, joined Jun 2004, 4390 posts, RR: 12
Posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 3887 times:

This is the new A320 sporting it:


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Looks nice!


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User currently offlineScottysAir From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 3844 times:

It is looking great picture with Star Alliance Livery and it is really look very good pics. It is already put on their Star Alliance plane with LH, TG, OS, SQ, NZ, NH

User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12082 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 3717 times:
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This has kind of old news now as it was talked about last week in a Star Alliance thread. It will be delivered around November if I remember correctly.

User currently offlineMAS A330 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 3587 times:

Does it looks nice? it looks just like all other Star Alliance aircraft  Laugh out loud

User currently offlineA319114 From Netherlands, joined Aug 2004, 541 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 3557 times:

Again the dull scheme... The only Star Alliance livery I like is the all-white one on an Austrian A332

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User currently offlineNz1 From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 2248 posts, RR: 25
Reply 5, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 3505 times:
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777ER,

I mentioned last week that the delivery was ZK-OJI in November, however it is now ZK-OJH and will be here in a few weeks, early September. When I find out the delivery details I will let you know.

NZ1


User currently offlineKiwi dave From New Zealand, joined Aug 2000, 895 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 3375 times:

Will this A320 carry a Koru at some stage? I know that it won't be on the tail

User currently offlineCarpethead From Japan, joined Aug 2004, 2940 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3307 times:

Lauda Air has a 733 OE-ILF in the same scheme as the OS A332 OE-LAO.

User currently offlineCanadianNorth From Canada, joined Aug 2002, 3389 posts, RR: 9
Reply 8, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3298 times:

I didn't mind the star alliance livery where it had the logo of all the airlines down the side and the star logo on the tail, but to me the black tail with logo and the all while fuse with black "STAR ALLIANCE" paint really could use more colour.


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User currently offlineFlykal From Australia, joined Sep 2003, 442 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3289 times:

Of course, an Ansett Australia A-320 wearing the Star Alliance livery would look much nicer than the Air NZ version...


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User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12082 posts, RR: 18
Reply 10, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3275 times:
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Flykal, What makes you think that? Because all the Star painted aircrafts all look the same expect SQs B773

User currently offlineTBCITDG From Australia, joined Jan 2004, 921 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3259 times:

Will the aircraft just operate on the NZ-OZ sectors?? Or does Air New Zealand use the Airbus to other destinations?


User currently offlineJe89_w From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 2360 posts, RR: 9
Reply 12, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3249 times:
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Delivered in early September? Will be on the lookout. Thanks for the info!

NZ uses their A320s for flights to some Pacific islands too, if I'm not mistaken.


User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7084 posts, RR: 12
Reply 13, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3247 times:

In my opinion, the star alliance livery is outclassed by the pacific wave, but I guess that we are the only ones thus far without a logo jet.

User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12082 posts, RR: 18
Reply 14, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3215 times:
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NZ also use a A320 on the AKL-WLG domestic run

User currently offlineNz1 From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 2248 posts, RR: 25
Reply 15, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 3207 times:
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Each route does not have its own dedicated aircraft. The whole fleet rotate through every port, so expect to see it in AKL,WLG,CHC,ZQN,SYD,MEL,BNE,APW,NLK,RAR,NAN,TBU,PPT - i think thats all of them, but I have had a long and tiring day. They occasionaly fly AKL-WLg and AKL-CHC, and while it is operated as a proper domestic flight, it is mainly used to position the aircraft for an international sector.

For info, ZK-OJH arrives in AKL at 3.30am on the 13th Sep, and departs 2 or 3 days later, prob to SYD at this stage.

NZ1


User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12082 posts, RR: 18
Reply 16, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3188 times:
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NZ1

According to a VERY reliable resource an A320 is being used for 1 or 2 AKL-WLG and WLG-AKL run because NZ gave Freedom Air ZK-NGA.


User currently onlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5293 posts, RR: 11
Reply 17, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3187 times:

Good to see another scheme, something else to photograph for a while.

The A320's don't yet go to PPT, NLK or TBU, though i'm sure they will in the future. RAR starts from around Oct 31st with A320 service.

When I was browsing the schedules a while back there were a lot of A320's on the AKL-CHC run for the Northern Winter!


User currently offlineFlykal From Australia, joined Sep 2003, 442 posts, RR: 3
Reply 18, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 3143 times:

777ER....you've got to read between the lines....

Of course the liveries are the same, the fact is that if it was on an Ansett A-320, we would assume Ansett was still flying today and not a distant memory!

Cheers



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User currently offlineRupesNZ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 105 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3096 times:

Then in that case FlyKal stop trolling for a Ansett failure / Blame NZ war. The reasons for this are well known and have been discussed repeatedly.

NZ made a bad decision buying Ansett. They tried to reform the airline but were hamstrung by the unions. NZ wanted to get SQ to invest but the NZ govt stalled them wanting a QF buy in. In the end NZ in order to survive had to pull the plug.



User currently offlineNZ767 From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 1620 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3077 times:

777ER,
Flykal is just being a dickhead by trying to stir things up.
It's a pity that some members of this forum still expect us Kiwi A.netters to take the rap for that debacle.
Now, how 'bout we discuss KAL's safety record?


User currently offlineFlykal From Australia, joined Sep 2003, 442 posts, RR: 3
Reply 21, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3050 times:

Well NZ767...I obviously struck a nerve with you. For the information of yourself and RupesNZ, there was no mention of link between Air NZ and the Ansett failure...you were the ones to bring that up, not me. Geez, isn't a guy allowed to reflect for a second or so on his past employer and what could have been?

And for your information, KAL is now happily feeding the piggy banks of some 50+ ex Air NZ Captains who have left for greener pastures. Not to mention the many sim instructors who are also ex Air NZ Captains.

Now, how 'bout we discuss KAL's safety record?
Sure, bring it on. I'm more than happy to discuss KAL's past safety record. Ball's in your court.



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User currently offlineMr AirNZ From New Zealand, joined Feb 2002, 850 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3026 times:

I was speaking with a Freedom Captain not long ago and was under the impression ZK-NGA would join the Freedom fleet later this year when some of the other 737's were due for mx. This aircraft would then be used to increase the fleet size to 5. I'm sure it was going to be Sep. or Oct.
Anyone else know anything about this???


User currently offlineTG992 From New Zealand, joined Jan 2001, 2910 posts, RR: 10
Reply 23, posted (9 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3009 times:

-NGA operated a number of services for SJ earlier in the month/last month to cover scheduled maintenance on the SJ fleet. NGA will be going permanently to Freedom after ZK-OJH (the Star Alliance 320) arrives in mid September.

Perhaps our user Nz1 will be involved in the reconfig of NGA and will be able to elaborate a bit!



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User currently offlineNz1 From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 2248 posts, RR: 25
Reply 24, posted (9 years 11 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2895 times:
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As TG992 has said, ZK-NGA will transfer to Freedom once the next A320 (ZK-OJH) arrives. It will be repainted before it transfers. At this stage, ZK-SJE is scheduled to leave the Freedom fleet and be replaced by A320 ZK-OJJ early next year.

777ER, as I said earlier, the A320's do fly occasional domestic sectors, though mainly to repostion. However, they are proper scheduled flights.

Hope this helps

NZ1


User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12082 posts, RR: 18
Reply 25, posted (9 years 11 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2895 times:
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NZ1, that is exactly what I meant

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