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by Megatop747-412
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 480
Views: 41782

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2020

NZ321 wrote:
Yay this is seriously good news. I hope to fly on it soon. Never did on the all black machine. Is it a code 1 or code 2?


ZK-NZE was a Code 1, so unless it got refitted during the downtime then it should also re-emerge as a Code 1.

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by Megatop747-412
Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 317
Views: 28200

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2020

Speaking of ATR's, I see today that they're flying up to Kerikeri today instead of the usual Q300. Is this new or have they done this previously? Based on the flight numbers these are likely charters. It was a charter indeed. The Mrs’ company had their annual company conference up in the Bay of Isl...

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by Megatop747-412
Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 317
Views: 28200

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2020

Singapore Airlines SIN-CHC flight SQ297/03 Feb was being operated by their “Regional” A350, with 9V-SHH operating the flight. Means there will be no PE on the flight, or pax’s booked on PE may get an upgrade to their regional business class, which still feature a fully lie-flat bed arranged in a 1-2...

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by Megatop747-412
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 317
Views: 28200

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2020

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12305195 NZ to suspend all PVG services from FEB 9th through March 29th. Apparently the New Zealand Govt is now following in the footsteps of many countries in placing restrictions on inbound visitor arrivals for those who hav...

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by Megatop747-412
Wed Oct 30, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 167605

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

lessredtape wrote:
not sure if mentioned, but AA adding DFW/AKL & LAX/CHC.

LAX/CHC 3 days a week I think with 789. NZ used to do it with a 744 but it might not have been nonstop.


I believe LAX-CHC would be operated by the 788, whereas DFW-AKL would be operated by the 789. I could be wrong though...

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by Megatop747-412
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2019
Replies: 353
Views: 77703

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2019

Just saw this on Stuff - https://i.stuff.co.nz/travel/news/116796427/air-nz-to-axe-london-flights-after-36-years So it seemed that NZ is dropping LAX-LHR in favour on AKL-NYC from Oct 2020 - a year’s time. Wonder whether NZ is going to fly into JFK or EWR? Don’t think they would choose LGA would the...

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by Megatop747-412
Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - September 2019
Replies: 347
Views: 44077

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - September 2019

It appears that NZJ is back in service, having been in SIN since Aug 10 to have WIFI fitted. And it looks like NZK is now in SIN having WiFi installed?

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by Megatop747-412
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines and Routes from the old Dhahran Airport
Replies: 17
Views: 2523

Re: Airlines and Routes from the old Dhahran Airport

At some point in the 80s I clearly remember: Singapore Airlines flying 747s on a Singapore-Bombay-Dhahran and Singapore-Karachi-Dhahran routing. Airlanka flying a weekly Tristar service from Colombo. and during some point it was a weekly Colombo-Dhahran-Rome-Frankfurt routing ( most likely no 5th f...

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by Megatop747-412
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 290
Views: 32230

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2019

4. The number is getting (much) smaller, but there are still airlines that offer it. And as long as they do, I sure prefer those (or, even better, airlines that offer A340/330 or B767)... I am not speaking about Joe Blogs, I am speaking about myself. And I DO care and i DO notice... Keeping this re...

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by Megatop747-412
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 290
Views: 32230

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2019

[quote="zkeoj" SQ still does have 3-3-3 as well, or have they changed that recently? [/quote] Just a quick reply to @zkeoj re SQ's 777 (77W), yes they are all still 3-3-3, having just "recently" completed the entire retrofit of their 77W fleet to 4 classes, but 3-3-3 is kept in Y...

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by Megatop747-412
Mon May 27, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 374
Views: 47004

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2019

According to the Investor Day presentation today, deliveries for the 787-10 is as follows (presume these are financial years): 2023 - 1 2024 - 2 2025 - 2 2026 - 1 2027 - 1 2028 - 1 I'll be surprised if they don't take up some 789 options for earlier deliveries than this - otherwise there will be no...

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by Megatop747-412
Mon May 06, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 374
Views: 47004

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2019

Hi Everybody just a fun game for those of you who keep a log: My list would probably be a lot shorter compared to a number of you guys here, but here it is anyway: NGE (2) NGM (2) NGP (2) SJB (2) OJH (2) OJQ (2) OJR (3) OAB (2) OXC (2) OKF (2) - 1x AKL-MEL and MEL-AKL each NZC (2) NZK (2) - both ti...

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by Megatop747-412
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 198
Views: 27811

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2019

In theory, it is supposed to be code 2 on SIN on the 284 and 282. The fact is there have been issues with individual code 2 frames this week that meant they couldn't be used long-haul.which has switched things up a bit and sent code 2s to Code 1 markets and visa versa. It is back to Code 2 tomorrow...

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by Megatop747-412
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 198
Views: 27811

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2019

Re the 2 grounded 789s - NZF and NZJ, any ideas/updates as to what is happening with them? Any ideas when would their receive their engines again, or do they have other issues that needs looked at that are keeping them grounded? I've noted that Planespotters is listing them as "Stored" so...

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by Megatop747-412
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 198
Views: 27811

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2019

Re the 2 grounded 789s - NZF and NZJ, any ideas/updates as to what is happening with them? Any ideas when would their receive their engines again, or do they have other issues that needs looked at that are keeping them grounded? I've noted that Planespotters is listing them as "Stored" so...

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by Megatop747-412
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 198
Views: 27811

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2019

But it’s really 25 maybe 26 as there are the extra leased 777s right now covering for the 787s. The 787s that are fine aren’t all being fully utilised right now either. So say it’s 26 then 4 more more frames over a decade is reasonable if not a conservative estimate. It would still require the extr...

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by Megatop747-412
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 36158

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2019

Had it happen a few times and all Ive been made aware of are staff shortages at airways. It happens regularly enough that an 'oh thats happening again' reaction is recieved Hmm interesting. From memory this is the first time I've observed it happening, but of course I guess I'm not a frequent enoug...

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by Megatop747-412
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 36158

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2019

I happened to look at FR24 and spotted the same trend... Seems like all northbound are re-routed via Taupo and southbound re-routed out to the west flying over the water. Did a little bit of digging through the playback and it looks like whatever it is kicked into effect between 3pm and 3.30pm. (02...

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by Megatop747-412
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 36158

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2019

I’m now at AKL Domestic Terminal waiting to pick up the Mrs who is arriving from WLG . Had a look at FR24, and noticed an unusual flight path for her WLG - AKL flight. Her flight was tracking towards Taupo (middle of North Island), which is unusual. Also noted some other flights heading from the Sou...

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by Megatop747-412
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 36158

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282843/hong-kong-airlines-closes-auckland-reservations-may-oct-2019-/ Someone mentioned before the bookings being closed off, not sure if anything further was mentioned - so sorry if its a repost Just noted that HX posted a further update and have c...

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by Megatop747-412
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 36158

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - February 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282843/hong-kong-airlines-closes-auckland-reservations-may-oct-2019-/ Hong Kong Airlines in recent inventory update adjusted Hong Kong – Auckland route, as the airline converted this route from year-round to seasonal service. Reservation for travel ...

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by Megatop747-412
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand flight turns back half-way to China
Replies: 36
Views: 9085

Re: Air New Zealand flight turns back half-way to China

Epic fail on NZs behalf then. Doesn’t sound like the Chinese did anything wrong, just Nz trying to shift blame Or it could be a last minute sub & NZ's route planners tried to request special dispensation from the authorities while the plane was en route, subsequently failing because China's aut...

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by Megatop747-412
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 38300

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

I *love* discussing NZ's liveries. Don't like the current one. I hate it less than I did when it was first introduced; but the Koru/Fern juxtaposition is cluttered, confusing and just doesn't work. Ricco bin for me. The Pacific Wave I thought was sublime; but yes it left a bit much white real estat...

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by Megatop747-412
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 38300

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

First A320neo for Air New Zealand ZK-NHA at XFW https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DwkMnF7X0AUAW-b.jpg https://twitter.com/Tobias_Gudat/status/1083411065248104448 Any ideas what the seat map / config will be like for the A320NEOs? Will it be the same as the existing A320CEO fleet? I understand it may have...

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by Megatop747-412
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 38300

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

Hi everyone: It seemed that last night's NZ78 TPE-AKL flight, operated by ZK-NZE, was diverted to GUM. According to FR24, the flight went past GUM but turned around almost mid point between GUM and Papua New Guinea. This was the original NZ78 track: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/nz78#1f...

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by Megatop747-412
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 38300

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

First A320neo for Air New Zealand ZK-NHA at XFW https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DwkMnF7X0AUAW-b.jpg https://twitter.com/Tobias_Gudat/status/1083411065248104448 Any ideas what the seat map / config will be like for the A320NEOs? Will it be the same as the existing A320CEO fleet? I understand it may have...

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by Megatop747-412
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 38300

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

I agree with above comments. Avoid SQ premium economy it is not worth it. NZ offers a vastly superior product. Business and economy however are another matter. Thanks for the advice. Planning a trip next year to South Africa and was considering SQ Y+. Loved their Y product on the 3 flights with the...

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by Megatop747-412
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 38300

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

While the PE is nicer than Y, at 2-4-2 it is a bit tighter than NZ's width wise - have they upgraded the seats at all because my last experience a few months ago I found the pitch tight also compared to NZ I never flown PE on SQ personally (would certainly love to one day!) so can't really comment....

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by Megatop747-412
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 38300

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

There were 5 VA ATR’s lined up at NSN when I passed by last week, not sure if there are anymore hidden. Pretty crazy really, you would think you were talking about SA or TG or some other poorly run airline with near new aircraft parked like that. Nice. And good to see the SQ/NZ alliance means NZ ru...

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by Megatop747-412
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 38300

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

There were 5 VA ATR’s lined up at NSN when I passed by last week, not sure if there are anymore hidden. Pretty crazy really, you would think you were talking about SA or TG or some other poorly run airline with near new aircraft parked like that. Nice. And good to see the SQ/NZ alliance means NZ ru...

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by Megatop747-412
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 38300

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

There were 5 VA ATR’s lined up at NSN when I passed by last week, not sure if there are anymore hidden. Pretty crazy really, you would think you were talking about SA or TG or some other poorly run airline with near new aircraft parked like that. SQ will begin A359 operations on SQ297 SIN-CHC tonig...

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by Megatop747-412
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 38300

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

SQ will begin A359 operations on SQ297 SIN-CHC tonight, using a long haul configured A359 (J42W24Y187), departing SIN at 1915 hours and arriving into CHC tomorrow at 1005 hours. Note there’s a slight schedule timing change from the SQ297/298 pair operated by the 77E’s. And at the moment, 9V-SMF is r...

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by Megatop747-412
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 227
Views: 27818

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018

Another possibility with the extra CHC-SIN services is that NZ and SQ had planned this all along, since the start of the JV, but that NZ taking on the summer seasonals had to await the delivery of sufficient aircraft. We just don't know . . . Interestingly it isnt really going to be a significant i...

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by Megatop747-412
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 227
Views: 27818

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018

I have a slightly different take on perhaps why NZ will “take over” the additional season SIN-CHC flights from next year (NW19) onwards, and that’s perhaps SQ might not have enough long haul configured A350s come that time to service the route... With their daily SQ297/298 going A350 in Jan 2019, m...

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by Megatop747-412
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 227
Views: 27818

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018

Have I missed something? Since when did NZ announce CHC-SIN? Not be reported on Airlineroute AFAIK. I was picked up and reported by Scoop - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1812/S00185/air-new-zealand-to-operate-christchurch-singapore-services.htm That appears to be the only place (so far) with the...

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by Megatop747-412
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 227
Views: 27818

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018

A very valid point, both just renewed to 2024 (by memory). Not sure if that offers any more reassurance or not. I have a slightly different take on perhaps why NZ will “take over” the additional season SIN-CHC flights from next year (NW19) onwards, and that’s perhaps SQ might not have enough long h...

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by Megatop747-412
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 227
Views: 27818

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018

A very valid point, both just renewed to 2024 (by memory). Not sure if that offers any more reassurance or not. I have a slightly different take on perhaps why NZ will “take over” the additional season SIN-CHC flights from next year (NW19) onwards, and that’s perhaps SQ might not have enough long h...

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by Megatop747-412
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 227
Views: 27818

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018

The benefit is in providing your customers the product they have paid for and are loyal to. Brand image to SQ is huge, and to the SQ customers that subscribe to it, switching from SQ's product to hip-hop safety video would be jarring, to say the least. As the NZ/VA alliance has shown these arrangem...

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by Megatop747-412
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 227
Views: 27818

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018

OKN NZ6 AKL-LAX 7/12 NZM NZ284 AKL-SIN 8/12 first flight in a few months Sorry I might have missed any or some part of this earlier, if it was discussed, but I’m just wondering why was NZM out for a couple of months? I noted it’s last (previous) flight was in Sept, until the recent air test and sub...

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by Megatop747-412
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 227
Views: 27818

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018

Hi. I see NZ6 to LAX (OKN) turned back to AKL on Wednesday night and hasn't flown since. Does anyone know what the problem was? I saw NZM pop up on the radar briefly yesterday at the AKL maintenance shop. Is it getting close to coming back into service? Must be getting a bit crowded with NZC, NZF, ...

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by Megatop747-412
Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 344
Views: 35570

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018

I've noted that yesterday's (27 Nov) NZ283 SIN-AKL flight (STD AKL supposed to be 09:30 today (28th Nov) was diverted to BNE according to FR24. Flight now have a revised ETA into AKL now at 11:25, according to Auckland Airport's website. Flight was operated by NZD. Anyone knows what was the reason ...

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by Megatop747-412
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 344
Views: 35570

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF2e2r4unXE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2wT8SoGyKc OMG!!! I don't know which to yearn for more - the video with soothing tones, or the 767 cabin depicted. Ooohhh I so missed those safety videos - totally nostalgic. And I totally agree with your sentiments Gasman...

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by Megatop747-412
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 344
Views: 35570

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018

I've noted that yesterday's (27 Nov) NZ283 SIN-AKL flight (STD AKL supposed to be 09:30 today (28th Nov) was diverted to BNE according to FR24. Flight now have a revised ETA into AKL now at 11:25, according to Auckland Airport's website. Flight was operated by NZD. Anyone knows what was the reason f...

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by Megatop747-412
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 344
Views: 35570

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018

Unfortunately SQ286 is not likely to get the Version 3 A380, the newest config A380s, of which SQ has only 5 at the moment (9V-SKU to SKZ with the exception of SKX). SQ285/286 is likely to get version 1, which has economy on the rear end of the upper deck. Version 1 is all AKL has ever got bar 1-2 ...

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by Megatop747-412
Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 344
Views: 35570

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2018

Hi all, does anyone know what version of the A380 SQ flies to AKL? I am off the Singapore this Sunday and NZ is sold out in PE so I am trying SQ on SQ 286 at 3.15pm. Hopefully it is version 3 with PE in the nose, just curious thats all Thanks Unfortunately SQ286 is not likely to get the Version 3 A...

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by Megatop747-412
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 437
Views: 33633

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018

Here you go - as was posted in last month's thread (I'm not sure if it's changed since then): https://scontent-lht6-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/e18efcd5842c30599dd78a26166be901/5BB6C239/t51.2885-15/e35/35575706_1661022597359783_4869406587585822720_n.jpg?se=7&ig_cache_key=MTgwOTUwMDEwODIyMDQ0ODg0OA%3D...

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by Megatop747-412
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 437
Views: 33633

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018

It looks like OKI will enter service on NZ107/NZ110 AKL-SYD-AKL this Saturday (07 July). Seat maps in the GDS confirm this. Have any of you seen OKI on the ground in AKL? I've read elsewhere its still wearing a patched over Singapore livery? Saw it on Wednesday at AKL - yes still wearing the "...

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by Megatop747-412
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 666
Views: 44122

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2018

So it seems OKI won't get a black tail? Just saw OKI parked up at by the Air NZ Engineering Hangar on my way to drop off the Mrs at AKL this morning. Confirmed that it arrived in "basic" SQ livery - the Blue on SQ's tail's background and SQ's cheatline, but missing SQ's logo on the tail a...

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by Megatop747-412
Sun May 20, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 569
Views: 39797

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - May 2018

As for the SQ narrowbody debate I lean towards Planeman's comments to date. A single aisle plane on such a long route doesn't square with SQ's philosophy. Once SQ fit out a 738 whatever version in a comparable layout there will still be the problem that the comfort factor in economy on a flight of ...

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by Megatop747-412
Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2018
Replies: 366
Views: 29735

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2018

... 2-2-2 regional business product Speaking of which - is it true that CHC does not get this regional product, and instead gets the long-haul 77W-styled seats? Is CHC high yielding enough to warrant SQ using the 1-2-1 Business Class product? What will it get in the future - the 787? Cheers, C. @pl...

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