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by Birdiey
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 291
Views: 27998

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2019

Hamilton Airport getting an upgrade: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/113215576/hamilton-airports-multimillion-dollar-upgrade Hamilton Airport is set for a major revamp with plans for a complete refurbishment. The multi-million dollar upgrade includes a revamped departure area, new flooring and inte...

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by Birdiey
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36123

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

Thanks to everyone who helped me with the ANZ 747-200 routes!

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by Birdiey
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36123

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?

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by Birdiey
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36123

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

DavidByrne wrote:
Still waiting to see the 1960s livery on an A321 - closest thing to a two-engined DC8 you could imagine!


Won't happen. You saw how upset the Erebus crowd got when Air New Zealand even filmed an unrelated safety video in Antarctica.

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by Birdiey
Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36123

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

In other news Samoa Airways has announced it will be taking delivery of a Boeing 737 MAX 9 in late March. It will replace the existing leased Boeing 737-800 I-NEOS and is of course itself leased from Air Lease Corporation, not ordered directly from Boeing. Should be a daily visitor to Auckland, and ...

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by Birdiey
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 227
Views: 25933

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018

Sure it’s not as black and white as that I agree, maybe it comes down to SQ not having enough A359’s to serve CHC more than once daily? I am somewhat surprised by NZ doing it personally. SQ have a very strong brand and it’s not like NZ have any plans to serve WLG-SIN either non stop or via OZ afaik...

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by Birdiey
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 227
Views: 25933

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2018

https://i.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/bus ... e-airlines

Hamilton Airport considering bringing more airlines in. Thoughts?
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https://i.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/bus ... e-airlines

Hamilton Airport considering bringing more airlines in. Thoughts?

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by Birdiey
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 37246

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018

I think the problem was they used to be the ‘All Blacks’ livery, but now they arn’t the public still doesn’t pay enough attention to notice the change. Couple that with the fact that they are still the ‘All Black’ (no plural) livery.

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by Birdiey
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 37246

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018

Possibly see Tiger do HLZ-OOL seasonally as well?

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by Birdiey
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 37246

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2018

Have you heard the latest news here at Hamilton Airport NZ? We have announced today that there will be a further six flights per week between Hamilton, Christchurch and Wellington. Air New Zealand will soon be offering an extra four direct flights between Hamilton and Christchurch each week. The new...

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by Birdiey
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 548
Views: 36738

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2018

... within the New Zealand domestic market. IMO, they won't last in the mainline domestic New Zealand market - fares can't really go much lower than they already are on the trunk routes, and if pushed by TT to do so, JQ or NZ (likely the latter) will vigorously meet any such threat with retaliation...

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by Birdiey
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 548
Views: 36738

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2018

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12026073 "This prompted Virgin to warn that it too may expand across the Tasman and possibly use its budget arm, Tigerair, in this country." He told the Herald Tigerair was building up its fleet of Boeing 737s which he...

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by Birdiey
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2017
Replies: 369
Views: 25835

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - November 2017

Im from Hamilton. What growth is HLZ looking at?

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