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by 777ER
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2017
Replies: 292
Views: 31482

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2017

With regards to EK capacity on Tasman, would it be possible if EK flew the route on behalf on QF? WLG-BNE comes to mind

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by 777ER
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2017
Replies: 225
Views: 22260

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2017

Hi Everyone. Quick question wanting some information. I've booked an NZ domestic flight this weekend, but I need to take a childs car seat but won't be travelling with the child. Can I check it in without buying the 23kg checked baggage option as oversize luggage, or do I need to get the checked bag...

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by 777ER
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 14
Views: 789

Re: Christchurch, NZ

Really recommend a drive to Akaroa which is a small French town about 1 hours drive east of Christchurch through some breath taking scenery. Akaroa itself is a stunning little place and well worth spending a weekend there. If you love photography then you'll be in paradise from both land and sea. Yo...

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by 777ER
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2017
Replies: 225
Views: 22260

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2017

I made a comment yesterday in the Oz thread about how QFs fleet will basically look like NZ's soon most likely. QF is seriously talking about East Coast-LHR direct and SYD-JFK direct. The only aircraft that can do this in standard config will be the 778 and A359ER. However QF have also said they wa...

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by 777ER
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fiji Airways Group Announces Record Profit
Replies: 17
Views: 3365

Re: Fiji Airways Group Announces Record Profit

For such a small carrier with a small market reach, they are doing pretty well! Recently added an A333 to the fleet, recently ordered 4-5 B738MAX to replace their B73G/738 fleet, as well as added WLG to their routes last year and soon ADL. Can't wait for my FJ LAX-NAN (A333) and NAN-AKL (B738) fligh...

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by 777ER
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation - March 2017
Replies: 237
Views: 28314

Re: Australian Aviation - March 2017

Can anyone give an update on the VA ATR fleet? Is it being reduced? If so what routes will be cut? NZs NSN MX base have just had the first of 12 (12 IIRC) ATRs in for heavy MX. The contracts for a few years Whatsaptudo wrote: SQ reviewing Canberra-Wellington http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-21/s ...

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by 777ER
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More new AS Routes!
Replies: 155
Views: 17208

Re: More new AS Routes!

If you know where to look, the routes are loaded into availability already.... ;) How about posting the link/info for those who don't know? I'd love to, but can't until the press embargo is lifted in the morning. Just noticed your signature, so presume your an AS employee :) One day I'll get on AS ...

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by 777ER
Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More new AS Routes!
Replies: 155
Views: 17208

Re: More new AS Routes!

EA CO AS wrote:
If you know where to look, the routes are loaded into availability already.... ;)

How about posting the link/info for those who don't know?

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by 777ER
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation - March 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 21447

Re: New Zealand Aviation - March 2017

Apparently VH-SBW QF Q300 is heading to TSV on March 15th for painting into JQ colours and heading over here. Another new route or two being announced or just as a spare? I believe the aircraft is to enable the release of the existing fleet, one at a time, to return to Australia for routine mainten...

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by 777ER
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation - March 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 21447

Re: New Zealand Aviation - March 2017

Apparently VH-SBW QF Q300 is heading to TSV on March 15th for painting into JQ colours and heading over here. Another new route or two being announced or just as a spare?

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by 777ER
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation - March 2017
Replies: 237
Views: 28314

Australian Aviation - March 2017

Welcome to the March edition of the Australian Aviation Threads. Link to February http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1354863 Please note: Moderators have decided to let all country/regional aviation threads like this thread be a month long thread instead of the usual 200-250 post...

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by 777ER
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation - March 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 21447

New Zealand Aviation - March 2017

Welcome to the March 2017 edition of the New Zealand Aviation Threads. Link to the February edition http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1354861 Please note: Moderators have decided to let all country/regional aviation threads like this thread be a month long thread instead of the ...

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by 777ER
Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 287
Views: 21809

Re: New Zealand Aviation - February 2017

I hear different stories about the success of the 'Capital Connection' which operates SIN to WLG via CBR. Unconfirmed reports indicate loadings on average close to 80% and SQ will ultimately go daily. Main complaint however is that the aircraft being used are SQ old regional configured B772's which...

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by 777ER
Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-AKL Performance Thus Far?
Replies: 43
Views: 9903

Re: AA LAX-AKL

AA'S LAX-HKG NS flight. You can get a walk up coach fare on that flight for $570 A walk-up fare? :shakehead: But yup, there's some great deals to HKG right now, got an alert for UA ORD-HKG $522. yes, a walk up fare. I can buy a one way ticket on tonight's AA LAX-AKL flight for $800 and change or to...

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by 777ER
Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 215
Views: 24251

Re: Australian Aviation - February 2017

VA Pushes back B737 Max deliveries to 2019 I think there is a cryptic twist in this. Previously VA referred to its order for the 737 Max8; now it refers simply to 737 Max. I understand the delay helps cash-flow, particularly whilst low fuel prices mean the imperative to upgrade is reduced but I als...

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by 777ER
Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Changes Earn Rates On USA Bound Partner Flights
Replies: 0
Views: 487

Qantas Changes Earn Rates On USA Bound Partner Flights

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Yesterday I got my monthly Qantas statement email and at the bottom is a note about status earn rates when flying partner airlines to the US, from May this year.

https://www.qantas.com/fflyer/dyn/flyin ... ning-table

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by 777ER
Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 215
Views: 24251

Re: Australian Aviation - February 2017

QF have not codeshared on NZ services for quite sometime. It's a basic interline agreement on some domestic NZ routes. So the Wikipedia article is incorrect. Thanks for the correction. Did QF ever have a codeshare or always been a interline agreement? Does anyone know anything about possible public...

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by 777ER
Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 215
Views: 24251

Re: Australian Aviation - February 2017

QF have not codeshared on NZ services for quite sometime. It's a basic interline agreement on some domestic NZ routes. So the Wikipedia article is incorrect. Thanks for the correction. Did QF ever have a codeshare or always been a interline agreement? Does anyone know anything about possible public...

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by 777ER
Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 215
Views: 24251

Re: Australian Aviation - February 2017

The Qantas wikipedia page suggests that QF has a codesharing arrangement with NZ. Can anyone think what route this might be (other than a mistake - which is where I am leaning towards)? QF codeshare on routes where JQ/QF doesn't operate to, so yes the wiki page is correct. QF have had the codeshare...

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by 777ER
Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 243
Views: 19662

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

April: QF WLG-SYD-BNE-SYD-WLG B738 all flights May: JQ WLG-CHC-WLG A320 all flights June: QF WLG-SYD-PER-SYD-WLG B738 and A332* June: QF WLG-SYD-DFW B738 and A380 June: AA DFW-PHX-GJT-DFW-DTW A321, CR7, CR9*, MD80* July: AA DTW-ORD-LAX MD80* and A321 July: FJ** LAX-NAN A333* July: FJ** NAN-AKL B738 ...

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by 777ER
Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 215
Views: 24251

Australian Aviation - February 2017

Welcome to the February 2017 edition of the Australian Aviation Threads. Link to previous thread http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1353097 Please note: Moderators have decided to let all country/regional aviation threads like this thread be a month long thread instead of the usu...

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by 777ER
Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 287
Views: 21809

New Zealand Aviation - February 2017

Welcome to the February 2017 edition of the New Zealand Aviation Threads. Link to previous thread http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1351883&start=250 Please note: Moderators have decided to let all country/regional aviation threads like this thread be a month long thread ins...

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by 777ER
Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: YYZ to HAV on Cubana
Replies: 2
Views: 521

YYZ to HAV on Cubana

Hi Everyone.

What equipment does Cubana operate on YYZ-HAV please

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by 777ER
Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Members Posting For First Time
Replies: 118
Views: 75919

Re: New Members Posting For First Time

A welcome change. The nice part about being a free forum is it is open to all, but there was a benefit to requiring a premium subscription to post. Hi Pat. Long time no hear on here! One of the options were looking into is going back to paid memberships as sadly not everyone has decided to play fai...

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by 777ER
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Members Posting For First Time
Replies: 118
Views: 75919

Re: New Members Posting For First Time

A welcome change. The nice part about being a free forum is it is open to all, but there was a benefit to requiring a premium subscription to post. Hi Pat. Long time no hear on here! One of the options were looking into is going back to paid memberships as sadly not everyone has decided to play fair!

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by 777ER
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 185
Replies: 263
Views: 23842

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread 185

[/quote] Since UA and AA have returned to New Zealand skies it has become obvious to me what the issue with US carriers and New Zealand is. Marketing. Both UA and AA are fine legacy carriers with a good product - as good as, and arguably better than that of NZ. But they both re-entered the market he...

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by 777ER
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United to Place order This Wednesday
Replies: 83
Views: 17769

Re: Rumor: United to Place order This Wednesday

According to a UA pilot: 16 77Ws 40 77Xs 50 A321s 50 firm CS100/300 plus options for 75 A350s canceled. That's looks like a pilot pipe dream. Far too many aircraft for UA's needs in the next 10 years. Looks like a perfect replacement order for many of their older aircraft/yet to be delivered. A321s...

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by 777ER
Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148
Replies: 296
Views: 38461

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

In April I'll be in BNE for the weekend and June in PER for 4 days. What interesting/recommended routes/flight options are there possible in a day? Depending on the days that you're in PER, a day trip to KGI can be done with QantasLInk, featuring an F100 outbound in the morning and a 717 back in th...

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by 777ER
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148
Replies: 296
Views: 38461

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

In April I'll be in BNE for the weekend and June in PER for 4 days. What interesting/recommended routes/flight options are there possible in a day?

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by 777ER
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 259
Views: 24361

Re: Pacific Islands Aviation Thread

Let's not forget the large role that FJ plays in this region, as far as physical destinations served go FJ is far ahead of the likes of QF and HA, they're easily comparable to NZ and UA in terms of providing access to the key airports/communities QF barely serves the Pacific Islands, they only do S...

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by 777ER
Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 185
Replies: 263
Views: 23842

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread 185

I'll be very surprised if AA's AKL service is affected since its the only QF/AA service to/from AKL. The US DOT ruling basically states it will affect competition whch is fully true, but only on the Australian services as NZ holds the biggest market share from AKL

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by 777ER
Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Living
Replies: 10
Views: 1038

Re: New Zealand Living

As a Wellington resident, I love this city! Its compact, easy to get around (even on foot/bike) and public transport is better then any other region in New Zealand. Wellington is surrounded by hills. Public Transport as I've said is real easy with excellent bus/train/ferry connections to the outer a...

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by 777ER
Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 147
Replies: 294
Views: 32673

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 147

I do kind of get Perth airports position on it all. Qantas want them to basically make one terminal international for one flight a day. Wouldn't you lose gates 16,17,17A,17B, 18, 19, 20 and 21-25(going off current map). Depending on how they set it all up, not sure you can swing a terminal from dom...

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by 777ER
Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 184
Replies: 301
Views: 36526

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 184

According to that interesting blog "3rd Level", about the small fry airlines in NZ, Sounds Air has acquired another Pilatus PC 12, for a total of five in the fleet: http://3rdlevelnz.blogspot.co.nz/2016/1 ... s-air.html Another PC12 for Sounds Air Apparently, it arrived from SYD last nigh...

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by 777ER
Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 184
Replies: 301
Views: 36526

New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 184

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Link to part 183 viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1345401&start=250

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by 777ER
Sat Nov 12, 2016 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 183
Replies: 250
Views: 31333

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 183

LamboAston wrote:
What is the Alliance F50 that just departed from Blenheim doing? Looks like it is tracking towards Queenstown. The aircraft (VH-FKO) has been flying around NZ for over a week.

Its used by Tauck Tours for the New Zealand runs. Very expensive way to add an F50 to the flown list

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by 777ER
Sat Nov 05, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Qantas Livery Plans
Replies: 27
Views: 5548

Re: New Qantas Livery Plans

tacobell101 wrote:
I don't think they would fly their Dash's to VCV for repaint. Are their any repaint facilities in AUS?

NZ have painting for regional aircraft in either CHC and/or NSN

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by 777ER
Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 183
Replies: 250
Views: 31333

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 183

With VA now basically in severe financial distress and removing from service its entire ATR fleet viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1346641 could NZ possibly be interested in some of their ATRs? A facebook page for JQ to Northland is gaining in strength each day with now over 100,000 likes, wonder where this ...

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by 777ER
Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 183
Replies: 250
Views: 31333

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 183

After ZK-EAB's two failed attempts at AKL-SYD yesterday it had a 35 min test flight AKL-AKL 1133-1208 NZDT, up to 25,000 ft over Great Barrier Island. It departed for SYD at 1309 NZDT and is now out of FR24 MLAT3 range. There's a few photos of ZK-EAP at SYD yesterday at http://yssyforum.net/board/s...

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by 777ER
Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182
Replies: 227
Views: 22687

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182

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viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1345401 Part 183

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by 777ER
Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 183
Replies: 250
Views: 31333

New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 183

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Link to part #182 viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1343185&start=200

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by 777ER
Sun Oct 02, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182
Replies: 227
Views: 22687

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182

sunrisevalley wrote:
what is the SQ fare for WLG-CBR-WLG in Y ?

SQ currently have fares in Y from $392.

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by 777ER
Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182
Replies: 227
Views: 22687

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182

LamboAston wrote:
An Air New Zealand flight from WGN to Hamilton returned to Wellington after both pilots were blinded temporarily by a laser.

It was a HLZ - WLG service and flight landed in WLG after the laser incident near Upper Hutt

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by 777ER
Sun Sep 18, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182
Replies: 227
Views: 22687

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182

All of the talk of not wanting to fly QF is interesting because of the 3+ hour Aussie sector and lay over, all I'm going to say on that is if your not prepared to try it then you'll never know if the QF service/offering is good or not! I've in the past refused to try QF cause of my 'bond' with NZ an...

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by 777ER
Sun Sep 18, 2016 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182
Replies: 227
Views: 22687

New Zealand Aviation Thread part 182

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Link to part 181# viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1340017&start=250

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by 777ER
Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 181
Replies: 279
Views: 29939

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 181

NZ changing to seat2suit has forced others to ditch NZ for QF. Perhaps some may have switched to Qantas, but I think it's a sweeping generalisation. For me, S2S is what makes Air NZ my default airline for TT on those occasions when Emirates wants too much to fly on the A380, which sometimes happens...

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