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by Unclekoru
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 291
Views: 28211

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2019

An intriguing suggestion; one that goes against the grain of funnelling services through Auckland (and a lesser extent Christchurch), but which would connect the Cook Islands with New Zealand’s captital, and also connect Wellington with the movie-making capital of the world without requiring an int...

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by Unclekoru
Mon May 27, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 54046

Re: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

This conversation got stranded in the other thread. Another thing to consider here: the 787-9 is crewed by staff on the mid-haul contract, compared to the 777-200ER/-300ER on the long-haul contract. I would expect they would want to keep the 787-10 on the mid-haul contract too, which means a sizeab...

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by Unclekoru
Sat May 25, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 375
Views: 43646

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2019

CHC fog this morning saw plenty of diversions including SQ297 to AKL, first SQ A350 to AKL 9V-SMD. They didn’t go for WLG. Not sure of A350 is certified for WLG. NZ have also put on a 772 (the ex SQ one) from AKL-CHC to clear the backlog of passengers. Crew unlikely to be WLG qualified either. Will...

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by Unclekoru
Sun May 19, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 375
Views: 43646

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2019

This is fantastic news! Something I've ranted about a few times over the last year or two. Hopefully, light rail now becomes just a Dominion Road / Mangere Town Centre line and some type of dedicated light rail/sky train service can be built to connect Puhinui and the airport. Then once a rail line...

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by Unclekoru
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36190

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

axio wrote:
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=12199374
It seems the rap 'safety' video is gone. Personally I'm thrilled I won't be subjected to that on a forthcoming flight.


Well thank chr*#t for that.

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by Unclekoru
Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36190

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

PR also had a CNS service recently lasted less than 2 years with an A320. Atleast they still come to AKL though. QF must have started CNS-AKL sometime after the TSV service stopped and around the time they had a CHC service? They ran a red eye 742/743 in 96/97 I remember 2 weekly and maybe a Saturd...

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by Unclekoru
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36190

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

The QF CHC to CNS flight was only once weekly and commenced in 1988. Yes, the 762 would have seemed like a better option for the flight. I don't think it was a surprise when it got chopped fairly quickly after it's launch. I don't recall NZ ever flying CHC-CNS themselves. Whats AKL-CNS these days? ...

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by Unclekoru
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36190

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

PER started earlier than that I’m quite certain, as I say I reckon 1981 with a weekly DC10 then a 742, the 762 probably allowed a 2nd frequency, that was probably around 1986? I think there was even a CHC-PER for a while back then. The same book has Air NZ inaugurating CHC-PER on April 2 1989 with ...

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by Unclekoru
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36190

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

TPE? Are you sure? That started around 1993 with a 763 I thought? I’m certainly not aware of the 742 having operated there. PER I’m pretty sure started I’m quite sure with a D10 around early 80’s then went to a weekly 742 before the 762 took over when they arrived, I could be wrong. Agree CHC-NAN-H...

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by Unclekoru
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36190

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

Although they have improved over the years, weather forecasts are still inaccurate on a regular basis (especially with regard to timings and severity). And even in an aviation context, the information is largely high level stuff that simply enables you to build a metal model of whats going on and w...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36190

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

I was on a Flight back from LAX in 1988 that did LAX-HNL-NAN-AKL The 747-200 operated to TPE once weekly as well. IIRC it was only for a season or two. I could be wrong on this but I don't recall the 747-200 ever operating to PER. PER started after the 767-200 arrived and I can only ever remember i...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36190

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

Is Your last comment a personal opinion that your not sure how long the black will last or is it a hint that it probably won’t last? Nice livery that on the 767 there, how about something similar to the current logo but a silver fern that is green or silver with a teal tail? It is a bit quiet here ...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36190

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

Hi, quick unrelated question, but is anyone aware of all the routes Air New Zealand's Boeing 747-200 fleet operated over the years? We could add what we no, heaps of 2-3 stops to LAX. AKL-SYD/MEL/BNE/CNS/PER AKL-APW/NAN/RAR/PPT AKL-NAN-HNL-LAX AKL-RAR-HNL-LAX AKL-RAR-PPT-LAX AKL-HNL-LAX AKL-HNL AKL...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routing of non-stop flights Europe-Hong Kong during the 1980s
Replies: 59
Views: 10541

Re: Routing of non-stop flights Europe-Hong Kong during the 1980s

Taken from an article in Australian Aviation's March/April 1989 edition. Some interesting information in the article. "The flight departs Hong Kong and heads southwest over China passing close to the North Vietnamese border region on it's course towards Burma and Calcutta before vectoring acros...

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by Unclekoru
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 33590

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018

For those in the previous thread who stated that the QF J hard product in the 738 is not up to standard, I offer a different opinion. For three hour Trans Tasman flights, much like the NZ 767s, the recliner seat is actually quite comfortable (I prefer it to the hearing bone if I'm not sleeping) and...

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by Unclekoru
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 33590

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018

I would say that in my experience historically, NZ crew were not inconsistent; indeed their crew was one of their biggest assets be it in economy, premium economy or business. Courteous, a tad informal at times, but entirely professional and very focused on customer wellbeing. I never in my years o...

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by Unclekoru
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 37495

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018

To give NZ their due though, I'm still a big fan of the regional operation. They do a great job in a difficult environment. Agreed. In fact, I think the entire NZ domestic product is spot on. Value for money, reliable, comfortable enough and there are flights everywhere all the time. Yes, I would a...

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by Unclekoru
Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 37495

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018

What is the solution to the lounge drama? Options: - NZ gets a second lounge, in Pier B, perhaps for USA flights with US CBP? - NZ takes over EK's lounge, refitting it as a lounge for Koru members only? - NZ expands its existing lounge, perhaps adding another level (if possible)? Cheers, C. NZ has ...

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by Unclekoru
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 37495

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018

Gasman wrote:
And if you travel domestically, Jetstar is absolutely fine.

But hey, this is just me hating on NZ.


As long as their network and lack of frequency aren't major impediments to your custom. But yes, JQ aren't too bad and there is no irritating safety video.

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by Unclekoru
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 307
Views: 32458

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - September 2018

A point to think about is that there isn't much population in South Australia outside of ADL - not much of a catchment area - unlike SYD or BNE. WLG maybe has a bigger catchment which reduces the difference a bit. Agree with most of your points though. WLG is just kind of in the wrong spot for many...

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by Unclekoru
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mariner has passed away
Replies: 82
Views: 9087

Re: Mariner has passed away

I'd like to pay my respects to Mariner as well. I enjoyed his posts and the different perspective he could bring to the subject at hand.

RIP

Unclekoru

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by Unclekoru
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 269
Views: 26465

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018

How on earth is a broken aeroplane headline news?? https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12110581 The NZHerald as a serious news source really has gone down hill. LOL it does make me laugh. Anything to put an emotive spin on it too. He doesn't need to worry about ...

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by Unclekoru
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 269
Views: 26465

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/new ... d=12110581

The NZHerald as a serious news source really has gone down hill.
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How on earth is a broken aeroplane headline news??

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/new ... d=12110581

The NZHerald as a serious news source really has gone down hill.

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by Unclekoru
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 269
Views: 26465

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018

Now I think of it in around 2007/2008 there was also an 733 G-THOE from ThomsonFly. Back in the 90s did the NZ/Brittana swap an fleet 762s change out regos? The crews are issued with a temporary licence validation by the state operating authority for the respective aircraft. This allows the crew to...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 269
Views: 26465

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018

Now I think of it in around 2007/2008 there was also an 733 G-THOE from ThomsonFly. Back in the 90s did the NZ/Brittana swap an fleet 762s change out regos? The crews are issued with a temporary licence validation by the state operating authority for the respective aircraft. This allows the crew to...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 269
Views: 26465

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018

One of Eva Air fleet, B16717 (777-300ER) performed as BR361 flight that just arrived Auckland few hours ago. This aircraft has been dry-leased by Air New Zealand to cover its 787 shortage. According to routesonline, this aircraft will be started in NZ flight from 22/Aug/2018. Is it to become ZK-OKT...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 269
Views: 26465

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018

Yes and this QF pilot shortage on the 737 fleet is having an impact across their network. I notice that Air New Zealand has 9 flights per week between AKL and Perth scheduled for the summer season this year, is this lower than in previous years or similar? My memory (and it could be incorrect) is t...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 269
Views: 26465

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018

I'd love to know what's behind this - is it weakness on the AKL and/or PER ends, or simply part of QF's on-going dispute with PER Airport? Cheers, C. Pretty sure QF is currently short of the a332's, they are using an 744 on SYD-PER to free up an 332 for SIN-PER (currently operated by an 738) Ideall...

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by Unclekoru
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 437
Views: 31911

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018

I wonder what timeframe they have in mind for WKA? They really need to get that underway soon. Was watching ZQN on FR24 yesterday afternoon and several aircraft had to hold prior to the RNP approach and two had to wait on the taxiway for gates.There were some late arrivals conflicting with those on...

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by Unclekoru
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 437
Views: 31911

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018

While never say never, it was my understanding that those 3 ATR's are for growth and not Q300 replacement. It's not inconsistent for the three ATRs to be for growth and that they might replace three Q300s if that is what transpires. In effect, it's still upsizing the capacity of the provincial flee...

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by Unclekoru
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 437
Views: 31911

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018

Where does this leave Whenuapai? Housing? It's a large facility for a couple of 757s. Is there anything else based there still? Hercs (40sqn) and SH-2s (6sqn) are still based there, as well as the 757s (40sqn also). Ohakea would be a bit full moving 40sqn down along with 5sqn (P-3s, future P-8s), e...

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by Unclekoru
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 437
Views: 31911

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018

In case of interest, some government-related aviation developments today: 1. Transport Minister Twyford has been fined $500 for using his phone on-board a NZ flight - he has now been re-instated as minister responsible for aviation . 2. $2.3 billion will be spent on 4 Boeing P-8A Poseidon's to repl...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 666
Views: 41606

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2018

For sure, I had thought they made some temporary changes due to Crew shortages or something? It will be interesting to see if there are some changes to the like of AKL-MEL on the am flights with the additional DUD-AKL flights arriving AKL at 0750. Changes to the CHC-WLG-CHC were temporary and it is...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 666
Views: 41606

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2018

was looking at a random date in December re WLG-CHC and it had 2 A320’s a day, I’m aware there was some changes a few months back however for some reason I thought they were temporary? Due to crew shortages or something on the ATR? The Air NZ website domestic schedule from 28 Oct is only partially ...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental DC-10 routes to Hawaii in the 80's
Replies: 75
Views: 7360

Re: Continental DC-10 routes to Hawaii in the 80's

CO started EWR-HNL around 1987-88. Don't think it ever did SFO-HNL. You could see an eastward contrail over Oakland in the afternoon-- had to be CO's nonstop to EWR. All the others were overnight. CO definitely flew SFO-HNL. I flew on a DC-10-30 in 1996. Nonstop EWR-HNL came later when the runway a...

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by Unclekoru
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 666
Views: 41606

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2018

tealnz wrote:
Doesn't exactly sound as they're just checking it out for trans-Tasman hops.


No it doesn't. Although I'm sure SQ will be interested. Would love to know more about the A350's performance from NZWN and what might be achievable.

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by Unclekoru
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 666
Views: 41606

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2018

The performance capabilities of every flight, every day, at every airport are well controlled by the 'Airplane Flight Manual' rules, which are mostly automated these days, to take account of all possible variables at each ICAO approved airport. Airbus would only have to dial in NZWN parameters to g...

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by Unclekoru
Sat May 12, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 47597

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

This is not true. SJ did serve the Sunshine Coast airport for a very short period. I've lived here all my life and vividly remember seeing the SJ A320s or 737s landing here. There was a fair bit of fanfare at the time because it was the first international services from MCY. The NZ service to MCY w...

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by Unclekoru
Sat May 12, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 47597

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

This is not true. SJ did serve the Sunshine Coast airport for a very short period. I've lived here all my life and vividly remember seeing the SJ A320s or 737s landing here. There was a fair bit of fanfare at the time because it was the first international services from MCY. The NZ service to MCY w...

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by Unclekoru
Sat May 12, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 569
Views: 37676

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2018

TRG is one to watch for sure - an 3x weekly TRG-SYD and TRG-OOL with an E190 should be able to get close to being full most of the year around. Jetgo don't have the resources to pull something like that off successfully, not at the moment anyway. Maybe QF to SYD with a 738? Would be excellent for c...

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by Unclekoru
Sat May 12, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 47597

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

Very interesting - were they scheduled and open to all comers, or were they a charter? I had no knowledge of SJ serving Sunshine Coast at all. Sunshine coast was never served by SJ. In fact no scheduled international services until NZ begun operations in 2011. This is not true. SJ did serve the Sun...

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by Unclekoru
Fri May 11, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 47597

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

That's a total of forty TransTasman sectors that have at some stage been operated (open to suggestion for any that I've missed, but I can't think of any). FreedomAir operated a few Sunshine Coast - Palmerston North flights many many years ago :) Very interesting - were they scheduled and open to al...

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by Unclekoru
Sat May 05, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 569
Views: 37676

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2018

While never being a fan of transiting in AKL (Auckland - New Zealand) (unless going to the Pacific Islands or the US) due to the dog leg required from Nelson and resulting loss of productivity/time, I did at least enjoy my time at the airport when I needed to pass through. Changes of late have put ...

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by Unclekoru
Wed May 02, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 569
Views: 37676

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2018

AKL (Auckland - New Zealand) has not really improved in terms of the overall travel experience for quite a while and their latest improvements are taking an age to complete and don't really benefit the traveller IMHO in terms of the travel essentials. But then why would it - the airport touts itsel...

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by Unclekoru
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 548
Views: 36805

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2018

IIf an airline could install a slim, central vertical partition/wall effectively dividing the cabin into two halves, this would then offer options of 3 seats on the window or 2 seats in the middle in a 10 abreast T7, despite being only an inch from your neighbor, not seeing or hearing or touching (...

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by Unclekoru
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is NZ flying from LHR-LAX? Is it a connection?
Replies: 57
Views: 9224

Re: Why is NZ flying from LHR-LAX? Is it a connection?

From the time that Air NZ began operating it's own aircraft through to the UK until some point in the 90's (not sure exactly when but at a guess ~1995), the airline based flight deck crews in LA for a six month period. The LAX based crews running the flights through to LGW and FRA with the NZ based ...

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by Unclekoru
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 548
Views: 36805

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2018

It's great to see that DUD is keeping its options open, and talking to both VA and NZ regarding DUD - BNE. See: https://blueswandaily.com/dunedin-airport-in-talks-with-virgin-australia-and-air-new-zealand-about-brisbane-route/. IMO, NZ won't take on VA on DUD - BNE. The route is likely not reliant ...

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by Unclekoru
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 588
Views: 40450

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2018

No that was the QF 763 SYD-HNL-YYZ. Eh, no, I'm pretty sure that NZ served YYZ - see: https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-26AQBwS-SwI/TyruDfSBciI/AAAAAAAAFq4/wByx0YBlT8w/s1600/NZ+air+new+zealand+1993+11+routemap+mapa+rutas.JPG See, for example: https://airline-memorabilia.blogspot.co.nz/2012/02/air-new-zeal...

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by Unclekoru
Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 588
Views: 40450

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2018

I am clearly destined to keep repeating this for another 10 years - ORD ain't happening. ORD is NZ's version of the Boeing Sonic Cruiser. It genetates mystique and excitement and costs absolutely nothing.I have yet to see one viable argument why adding this destination to the network would benefit ...

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by Unclekoru
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2018
Replies: 366
Views: 28713

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2018

No, whoever says that SQ has stated that the route has performed well have not been paying attention. The route performed "so well" that it got put up for review (publicly discussed non the less) by SQ in early 2017 (seem to recall it was March). I came here 2 months ago and shared info s...

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