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by fkfnz
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2019
Replies: 352
Views: 38583

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2019

backfiah wrote:
Devil's advocate is that you have a choice to pay via a method that has no additional fees...


In which you give out your internet banking details to a third party, and is not recommended by banks. Can't win.

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by fkfnz
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "International Airport" with NO international service
Replies: 64
Views: 7295

Re: "International Airport" with NO international service

Our local airport, Dunedin International, recently dropped the "International" from its name, even though we still have a single scheduled international route. (DUD-BNE on VA)

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by fkfnz
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 251
Views: 31630

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2019

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/111124 ... in-flights


Frequency was never enough. At 3x/wk JQ might as well have not bothered, and looks like the public agrees.
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a7ala wrote:
JQ shifting WLG-DUD 3/week to WLG-ZQN - which will operate 6/week

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/111124 ... in-flights


Frequency was never enough. At 3x/wk JQ might as well have not bothered, and looks like the public agrees.

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by fkfnz
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 36608

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

Just booked my AKL-IVC flight for some time in late Oct - at the Grabaseat price of $59 couldn’t afford not to. Wondering how long this flight will last though. At the moment there are 186 seats out of IVC each morning before 8.15. The addition of an A320 is an increase of about 90%. Hmm . . . chal...

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by fkfnz
Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pope to Myanmar: What Plane/Time?
Replies: 9
Views: 1815

Re: Pope to Myanmar: What Plane/Time?

He is currently on EI-EJK, an A332 of Alitalia. AZ4000 is the flight number. It's on FR24.

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by fkfnz
Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182
Replies: 227
Views: 22203

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182

LamboAston wrote:
I thought all weekday Q300 flights to DUD had stopped, but I saw a Q300 yesterday departing to Wellington just after 11am. Does anyone have an explanation for this?


I was on that one last week. Surprisingly better than the ATR's.

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by fkfnz
Fri Aug 12, 2016 12:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NZ South Island must see's
Replies: 13
Views: 1116

Re: NZ South Island must see's

If you're into scenery, solitude, wildlife and long white sandy beaches, you can't go past the Catlins on the south east coast. Be aware the weather can be pretty awful, even in mid summer - next stop to the south is Antarctica after all. However on a good day, it can be stunning. For something simi...

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