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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 27, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 40107

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021

I wonder if JQ is regretting bringing in the extra A320 capacity and reactivating the 787s with the school holidays kicking off with three capitals in lockdown and it swinging on tenterhooks for two others. Also wouldn’t want to be Rex right now trying to build their operation, possibly a lot of sc...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 27, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 40107

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021

AU-NZ Travel Bubble Paused by NZ Govt - until at least Tuesday... https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-06-26/nz-pauses-travel-bubble-with-australia-covid-19/100247024 The New Zealand bubble is becoming worse than domestic travel to Queensland… The New Zealand bubble is international, I don't understand...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 27, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/cov ... Y7OC6QZ4E/

NZ reducing Tasman flights and "canning" the launch of CNS/MCY, not sure when these will now start. Looks like most pax to be routed via AKL.
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https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/cov ... Y7OC6QZ4E/

NZ reducing Tasman flights and "canning" the launch of CNS/MCY, not sure when these will now start. Looks like most pax to be routed via AKL.

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 27, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

It was from this recent news. Perhaps a deal will be on the table before summer comes. Newcastle Airport wants flights to NZ again from this article. Not sure if an airline will take it up. As the load factor was a poor 52% on the VA 737. It's more of a regional jet size route https://simpleflying....

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 27, 2021 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

I'm still scratching my head wondering where all these route proposals are coming from? VA hasn't even returned to the NZ market yet and when did NZ said they want to open a bunch of new routes? Yes they've opened HBA but that's been bubbling away in the background since pre-COVID times. MCY and CN...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 27, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

https://i.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/300343113/passenger-says-air-nz-plane-rocking-and-shaking-before-aborting-a-landing-in-rarotonga NZ942 had to return to AKL yesterday after attempting to land in bad weather in RAR. Apparently the only option was to return to AKL, I gusse covid has limit...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 27, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

I would expect that VA would have first right of refusal to bring back the NTL AKL route. Didn't the Local Council make an agreement for 3 years originally with them. If they are not interested and I believe that VA want to focus on their Aussie domestic market for the time being. Then the Council ...

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by ZK-NBT
Sat Jun 26, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn't SFO get any A380 flights from Asia?
Replies: 7
Views: 1093

Re: Why didn't SFO get any A380 flights from Asia?

DXB is Asia. SFO has seen at times Qantas and Singapore A380's.. In the case of QF 1-2 scheduled subs. SQ did run them on HKG-SFO for a season, it may have been only 2-3 months back in 2008/09, it wasn't a swap with FRA-JFK as that was a 744 until 2012, they may have just taken delivery of 2 new fr...

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by ZK-NBT
Sat Jun 26, 2021 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 40107

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021

TBH I'm not sure why CNS is currently a redeye, there isn't much traffic atm although i am not convinced utilization has anything to do with it. I would say its likely todo with NZ only having 4x A320NEO's currently in service, Currently NZ only has AKL-CNS/MCY as International flights ex AKL. Ever...

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by ZK-NBT
Sat Jun 26, 2021 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 40107

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021

Probably more to do with aircraft utilisation. It's a leisure route and while NZ and Aus are closed to the world there is not much choice in "warm" holiday destinations so schedule doesn't have to be too competitive. NZ have done similar on AKL-PPT red eyes. I’m guessing that when North A...

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by ZK-NBT
Sat Jun 26, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Ballina is a tiny market 26,000 so can't ever see a flight to NZ. Newcastle would have way more demand for two way travel to NZ Population size isn’t everything, I think we’ve been here before and quoted the population of the Cook Islands to emphasise that point. Ballina is the airport for Byron Ba...

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by ZK-NBT
Fri Jun 25, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 40107

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/travel/2021/06/air-new-zealand-to-operate-melbourne-los-angeles-cargo-flights-for-australian-government.html NZ has been awarded another Australian Government contract, this time it’s for an weekly MEL-LAX-MEL service for Cargo. Along side NZ’s already AU Government S...

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by ZK-NBT
Tue Jun 22, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 40107

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021

I think recent media reports suggest that QF will make a decision towards the end of the year, at earliest. I’m certain that Boeing would offer exceptionally good deals in terms of of the 737M8 and even the 737M10. But I personally believe that QF has become a bit more pragmatic in terms of fleet, ...

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by ZK-NBT
Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

The recent announcement that NZ will be pushing back deliveries of its next WBs until "2024" (I assume that means FY 2023-24?) got me thinking about EWR. I assume that the reason that the first 787-10 was converted to a -9 was so that the latest upgrades could be incorporated into a "...

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by ZK-NBT
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 40107

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021

That is how I could see it going. Have QF said they will replace the 738/332 with either A or B or could be a mix of both? Also the A333 fleet, the oldest A332s are from 2002/03 and the A333s from 03/05. Then newest A332s delivered through till 2013 and 738s 2014 so an 8-10 year replacement cycle. ...

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by ZK-NBT
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

I’d say LAX/SFO/IAH all 77W. That will require 6 77Ws to run all that daily. Might be a year away before that happens and demand is fully restored. Hopefully all 7 will return as they are still fairly young. Current plan was for 6 to return. Probably the 3 in AKL will return first won't they, OKN, ...

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by ZK-NBT
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

I just looked at the forward schedules on one of the sites (FlightLookup) that still contains these. My experience is that they are not always up-to-date, but I nevertheless assume that at some point recently the summer schedule I referred to was what NZ was proposing. Given the nature of the pande...

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by ZK-NBT
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 40107

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021

Question for the Qantas-watchers in this thread... Any thoughts on Qantas and the A321neo/XLR? Apparently the A321XLR is a candidate to replace QF's A330-200s. … Anyone have thoughts on the likelihood and feasibility of this course of action? I’m not a fleet and route planner and don’t pretend to b...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 20, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

I just looked at the forward schedules on one of the sites (FlightLookup) that still contains these. My experience is that they are not always up-to-date, but I nevertheless assume that at some point recently the summer schedule I referred to was what NZ was proposing. Given the nature of the pande...

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by ZK-NBT
Sat Jun 19, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Is this something NZ have said? What is the schedule we are analysing? I just looked at the forward schedules on one of the sites (FlightLookup) that still contains these. My experience is that they are not always up-to-date, but I nevertheless assume that at some point recently the summer schedule...

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by ZK-NBT
Sat Jun 19, 2021 7:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Airlines and the 747-200
Replies: 41
Views: 2438

Re: United Airlines and the 747-200

According to Airfleets.net, UA operated 7 747-238Bs (ex-Qantas) & 1 747-212B (ex-Pan Am) with JT9D-7Js, and 2 747-222s fresh from the factory with JT9D-7R4G2s. That would account for the different nacelles. Check the ex QF -238Bs, that UA operated, those came equipped with PW JT9, i don't think...

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by ZK-NBT
Sat Jun 19, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Is this something NZ have said? What is the schedule we are analysing? I just looked at the forward schedules on one of the sites (FlightLookup) that still contains these. My experience is that they are not always up-to-date, but I nevertheless assume that at some point recently the summer schedule...

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by ZK-NBT
Fri Jun 18, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

With the deferment of the 787-10s, you can see why NZ is doing prep work on getting the 77W fleet back flying. There is a slight ray of light for the 77E fleet but highly unlikely and it would take a rapid return of traffic for NZ to even consider it. The 77W however have a lot of life left in them...

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by ZK-NBT
Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Air NZ is very generously giving $1000 worth of shares to it's staff. Also in this story they plan to delay the delivery of the next 787 another year to 2024. https://i.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/125485069/air-nz-giving-employees-1000-worth-of-shares-forecasts-significant-loss?cid=app-iPhone A...

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by ZK-NBT
Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

A220 question - I know this has been discussed before. Would a fleet of both A222 and A223 be a possibility in the future? Think about it - A222 could be used to increase frequency on thicker regional routes, possibly opening new ones (HLZ-ZQN? TRG-ZQN? NSN-ZQN? - as a thinking point) and A223 coul...

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by ZK-NBT
Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Airlines and the 747-200
Replies: 41
Views: 2438

Re: United Airlines and the 747-200

UA picked up a couple 742s from Qantas I believe. I seem to remember seeing them on LAX-SYD. You could tell they were ex-QF as the engine nacelles were different from the PW UA ones. You definitely didn’t see them on LAX-SYD non stop, these were fairly early build 742s with the less powerful PW eng...

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by ZK-NBT
Thu Jun 17, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

If they opened a HLZ ZQN route for example it would not take away demand from HLZ CHC route causing it to be dropped. HLZ to ZQN will facilitate new demand most likely. The demand for HLZ CHC continues to grow year by year. It will always be served its often sold out! That wasn’t what NZ6 meant, th...

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by ZK-NBT
Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Well, if you think, Dunedin is an airport that would significantly benefit from any A220s on the WLG and AKL routes, which are currently only 3-4 daily, and could be increased to 5 daily each on the smaller A220. Internationally, the typical loads on the VA BNE flights would be perfect to fill an A...

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by ZK-NBT
Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

A220 question - I know this has been discussed before. Would a fleet of both A222 and A223 be a possibility in the future? Think about it - A222 could be used to increase frequency on thicker regional routes, possibly opening new ones (HLZ-ZQN? TRG-ZQN? NSN-ZQN? - as a thinking point) and A223 coul...

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by ZK-NBT
Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

For an airline the size of NZ, I'm not sure I understand enough about the pros & cons of operating two sub-fleets of a type like this in the numbers they have on order; specifically the line between the need for differentiation on the one hand, and the need for simplicity & flexibility on t...

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by ZK-NBT
Tue Jun 15, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 40107

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021

Air Canada set to resume YVR-SYD from1 Dec 21, 5 weekly 789 replaces daily 77L, both MEL and BNE cancelled for NW21/22 https://twitter.com/theaeronetwork/status/1404003613832146945?s=20 When I hear this from Airlines, that tells me Melbourne wont be coming back at all. Personally I wouldn’t read an...

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by ZK-NBT
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

So with the NLK pattern changing to BNE NLK SYD NLK BNE. All the services use just 3 days of 320 flying which is more effective than a year ago when it used 5 days of 320 flying to serve the route. This frees up two days which would be of huge benefit. The old routing was like CHC BNE overnight the...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

So with the NLK pattern changing to BNE NLK SYD NLK BNE. All the services use just 3 days of 320 flying which is more effective than a year ago when it used 5 days of 320 flying to serve the route. This frees up two days which would be of huge benefit. The old routing was like CHC BNE overnight the...

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by ZK-NBT
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Amazing PA515 thank you. Some familiar flights, never actually flew any of those, they certainly changed routes over the years, until the mid 90s was a near daily 742 to LAX via NAN/RAR/PPT/HNL or some mix of those, also APW/TBU-HNLthen extended to LAX on a 763.

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by ZK-NBT
Mon Jun 07, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

For WR I would say it was a novel idea to as Unclekoru said increase utilization, the 732 and 752 spent a fair bit of time on the ground, I think they did an AKL-RAR on the 752 briefly 2 days a week and TBU was no more than 4-5 weekly for a 7hr return trip. Not sure how long the agreement with FJ l...

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by ZK-NBT
Mon Jun 07, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Yes, the 737-300 with the split livery was a novel idea and a sensible way of achieving decent utilisation. It had also been done on the Concorde and multiple 747s if i remember correctly, so not that novel. For WR I would say it was a novel idea to as Unclekoru said increase utilization, the 732 a...

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by ZK-NBT
Mon Jun 07, 2021 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Ah the WR 752, I remember hearing they couldn't fill the 732 so the 752 must have had very good lease rates, ex BI IIRC, it spent a fair bit of the week parked at AKL when it wasn't flying. They shared a 733 with FJ in the 90s with each airlines livery on one side, probably a good arrangement for t...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 06, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

I could see NZ to CBR, not convinced on NTL myself. Actually going back in time Newcastle has had more services to AKL than CBR has. Before Virgin Australia flew their 737 seasonal service in 2019. There was an airline called Freedom Air with it's bright yellow livery a low cost off shoot of Air NZ...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 06, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Qantas started their new Cairns to AKL service yesterday, the flight number is QF188 which is scheduled to depart AKL at 0850 and arrives at 1220. The return QF189 times are 1350 and 2035 be interesting to see how it performs for them. They even start the service before Air NZ resumes it's service ...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Does anyone know when NZ last International 732 service was? Assuming it would of been somewhere around early 2000? It appears to have been late Oct / early Nov 1999. The 29 March to Nov 1999 Timetable has an AKL-NOU-AKL and AKL-TBU-AKL 732 on Sat and an AKL-NLK-AKL 732 on Sun. They are 733s in the...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

I could see NZ to CBR, not convinced on NTL myself. Actually going back in time Newcastle has had more services to AKL than CBR has. Before Virgin Australia flew their 737 seasonal service in 2019. There was an airline called Freedom Air with it's bright yellow livery a low cost off shoot of Air NZ...

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by ZK-NBT
Sun Jun 06, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

zkncj wrote:
Does anyone know when NZ last International 732 service was? Assuming it would of been somewhere around early 2000?


And what route, NOU/NLK? WLG/CHC generally got the 733s first replacing the 762. There was 733s AKL-MEL/BNE by October 1999 iirc as they were used to increase frequency.

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by ZK-NBT
Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Ah yes; I’d forgotten about the DRW stop. Thanks. http://www.departedflights.com/AKL83p1.html Looking at departed flights, that flight was operating weekly with a 747 in July 1983, it wasn't operating in March 1980, by January 1989 it was running with a 767 as a redeye TSV-AKL once a week. Now that...

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by ZK-NBT
Sat Jun 05, 2021 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

AKL-DRW, there is no market full stop. That is a bit harsh comment. There is some demand even here in CHC there are pax travelling onto DRW via BNE or SYD etc. But not enough to fill a non stop flight I will agree on that. Its best not to look at O and D on its own for unserved routes. A better tim...

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by ZK-NBT
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Yep, the old schedules do tend to stick in a retrievable part of the brain. My recollection is that the QF CHC-CNS services were twice weekly - and used a 747. I always assumed it was at least in part away of positioning or rotating the QF 747s that used to serve CNS-HNL-LAX. It always seemed bizar...

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by ZK-NBT
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Also QF ran a AKL TSV DRW SIN 767-200 service which enabled access direct from NZ to the NT for the first time. Ah yes; I’d forgotten about the DRW stop. Thanks. http://www.departedflights.com/AKL83p1.html Looking at departed flights, that flight was operating weekly with a 747 in July 1983, it was...

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by ZK-NBT
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Also, on the topic of Tasman routes, what routes did Australian Airlines fly here, if any? And what about Jetstar's A330 routes. I only know of AKL-SIN myself. I don’t recall Australian airlines flying to NZ, you are talking about the Orange 763d around early mid 2000s? If so their 763s did return ...

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by ZK-NBT
Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

I thought all the NZ 772 were in storage, this video released on the 1st seems to indicate otherwise? https://youtu.be/LL-xPU1YQMU?t=214 That’s just a compilation, looking at some of the flights like EK from KUL which they have done during COVID, but that is shot over a period of time, NZ 772s won’...

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by ZK-NBT
Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

Yep, the old schedules do tend to stick in a retrievable part of the brain. My recollection is that the QF CHC-CNS services were twice weekly - and used a 747. I always assumed it was at least in part away of positioning or rotating the QF 747s that used to serve CNS-HNL-LAX. It always seemed bizar...

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by ZK-NBT
Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 324
Views: 32083

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2021

You are good at record keeping. Cairns started in 1987 with 767s and was on the cover of the timetable at the time. I'm not sure when it was down graded to winter seasonal around 2025 ish. What is interesting is that Qantas will start CNS to AKL before resuming PER to AKL! They also flew a weekly C...

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