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by NZ107
Sat Nov 05, 2005 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do Airliners Board On The Left?
Replies: 60
Views: 13554

RE: Why Do Airliners Board On The Left?

As <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> only use the front port door for passenger use the rear port door was used for catering. Not anymore though as they killed the catering service.. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F sol...

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by NZ107
Sat Nov 05, 2005 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurocopter Missing In New Zealand
Replies: 3
Views: 3350

RE: Eurocopter Missing In New Zealand

Ok.. More links.. <a href="http://xtramsn.co.nz/businessandmoney/0,,13273-4985414,00.html" target=_blank>http://xtramsn.co.nz/businessandmoney/0,,13273-4985414,00.html</a> <a href="http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=1&ObjectID=10353726" target=_blank>http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/s...

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by NZ107
Sat Nov 05, 2005 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OOL (gold Coast) Info Request
Replies: 14
Views: 3042

RE: OOL (gold Coast) Info Request

Another trip to aussie?? Wow.. That's lucky.. So do you only have one 772ER flight... is this the one - from SYD?

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by NZ107
Sat Nov 05, 2005 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurocopter Missing In New Zealand
Replies: 3
Views: 3350

RE: Eurocopter Missing In New Zealand

Another air tragedy in NZ...

The man from overseas was from the Netherlands.

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by NZ107
Fri Nov 04, 2005 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do Pilots Do During Flights?
Replies: 86
Views: 18966

RE: What Do Pilots Do During Flights?

lol
How about at playing "I spy" at night?

Are the headsets used all the time or only when you need to communicate?

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by NZ107
Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand In The Media
Replies: 19
Views: 6265

RE: Air New Zealand In The Media

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by NZ107
Wed Nov 02, 2005 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirNZ 767 Attempts To Land With Damage.
Replies: 8
Views: 5178

RE: AirNZ 767 Attempts To Land With Damage.

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by NZ107
Wed Nov 02, 2005 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand To London
Replies: 25
Views: 10021

RE: Air New Zealand To London

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by NZ107
Mon Oct 31, 2005 11:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Zealand-Australia On NZ, EK And DJ (Pictures)
Replies: 15
Views: 7802

RE: New Zealand-Australia On NZ, EK And DJ (Pictures)

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by NZ107
Sat Oct 29, 2005 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do Pilots Do During Flights?
Replies: 86
Views: 18966

RE: What Do Pilots Do During Flights?

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by NZ107
Sat Oct 29, 2005 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st NZ 777-200ER Delivered
Replies: 70
Views: 14083

RE: 1st NZ 777-200ER Delivered

Wow.. Looks more stunning than what I saw in the Domain this morning.. It went right over us.. Too bad I couldn't make it to the airport cos we had no reserves for our cricket game. We didn't need 11 players anyway. Oh well, there's always the one that is actually going to be BOUGHT <acronym title="...

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by NZ107
Fri Oct 28, 2005 5:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Zealand-Australia On NZ, EK And DJ (Pictures)
Replies: 15
Views: 7802

RE: New Zealand-Australia On NZ, EK And DJ (Pictures)

Wait till they service WLG with smaller a/c.. Then you won't have to transfer through AKL..

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by NZ107
Fri Oct 28, 2005 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ 772ER Schedules
Replies: 27
Views: 3428

RE: NZ 772ER Schedules

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by NZ107
Fri Oct 28, 2005 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ 772ER Schedules
Replies: 27
Views: 3428

RE: NZ 772ER Schedules

Have you been able to find out where the plane heads to after arriving back in <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> from <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>? Is it <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle F...

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by NZ107
Fri Oct 28, 2005 7:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Family Heritage?
Replies: 66
Views: 4605

RE: What's Your Family Heritage?

100% Chinese

6th Generation Kiwi.. Lived in NZ all of my life. Don't know my indigenous language.. that's embarrassing..

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by NZ107
Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Zealand-Australia On NZ, EK And DJ (Pictures)
Replies: 15
Views: 7802

RE: New Zealand-Australia On NZ, EK And DJ (Pictures)

777ER, I can tell you one thing: that China Airlines a/c is an A340-300 which means it will be a -313X.

btw, what camera do you use?

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by NZ107
Thu Oct 27, 2005 4:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Zealand-Australia On NZ, EK And DJ (Pictures)
Replies: 15
Views: 7802

New Zealand-Australia On NZ, EK And DJ (Pictures)

Wow.. Sounds like you had fun. How many photos did you end up taking?

I'm definitely going to fly Emirates across the tasman sometime.. Their service must be excellent and you get a meal and a cloth.. Worth the few dollars.

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 26, 2005 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ Orders 2 More 787s
Replies: 89
Views: 12272

RE: Air NZ Orders 2 More 787s

Will NZ buy any more options?

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 26, 2005 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top 5 Worse Songs Ever
Replies: 99
Views: 6182

RE: Top 5 Worse Songs Ever

Schnappi is one to add to Crazy Frog, The Ketchup Song, the new NZ idol song and Don't Phunk With My Heart.

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 26, 2005 2:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Over-achieving In CHC (AKL-CHC-AKL) QF & NZ
Replies: 22
Views: 5589

RE: Over-achieving In CHC (AKL-CHC-AKL) QF & NZ

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 26, 2005 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 14th Birthday For The A340
Replies: 45
Views: 6915

RE: Happy 14th Birthday For The A340

Nice to top it off with a few blown tyres: <a href="http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/flights-suspended-after-airbus-landing-drama/2005/10/26/1130291435577.html" target=_blank>http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/...rama/2005/10/26/1130291435577.html</a> It was already an hour ago.. Something wrong...

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 26, 2005 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Risk Of Natural Disaster Where You Live?
Replies: 67
Views: 5698

RE: Risk Of Natural Disaster Where You Live?

Auckland.. The isthmus (if you don't know what that is it's a piece of land between 2 bodies of sea) is comprised of 48 dormant (yes, and I stress that word dormant) volcanoes. Well they don't really think that they will erupt again, just that there will be another volcano island somewhere between R...

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 26, 2005 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ Orders 2 More 787s
Replies: 89
Views: 12272

RE: Air NZ Orders 2 More 787s

Awesome! Keep us posted!

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by NZ107
Mon Oct 24, 2005 7:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Over-achieving In CHC (AKL-CHC-AKL) QF & NZ
Replies: 22
Views: 5589

RE: Over-achieving In CHC (AKL-CHC-AKL) QF & NZ

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by NZ107
Sat Oct 22, 2005 8:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Over-achieving In CHC (AKL-CHC-AKL) QF & NZ
Replies: 22
Views: 5589

RE: Over-achieving In CHC (AKL-CHC-AKL) QF & NZ

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by NZ107
Sat Oct 22, 2005 8:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Has Anyone Played Airline?
Replies: 8
Views: 9314

RE: Has Anyone Played Airline?

So you have emailed [email protected].com? I'm pretty sure that they would try to get back to you. Well, none of the outsiders would have had contact with the managers so first of all try [email protected].com. Anyways the information sent to either [email protected].com or sup...

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by NZ107
Fri Oct 21, 2005 4:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline 6 Fleets And Hubs
Replies: 5
Views: 3381

RE: Airline 6 Fleets And Hubs

Yeah so do I.. All of us have since v5. At least it's getting more realistic. Wait till Airline 7 or something and by then we hope it will be better than what it is already.

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by NZ107
Fri Oct 21, 2005 1:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline 6 Fleets And Hubs
Replies: 5
Views: 3381

RE: Airline 6 Fleets And Hubs

CO737800, how much money are you making? If my game gets too big it crashes so I am never able to build a fleet above 150 (time for a computer upgrade!). With 60 or 70 planes I can reach $8.2bn a quarter. Oh well here's my last game: Hubs: <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok Internatio...

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by NZ107
Fri Oct 21, 2005 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Names 1st Airbus A380
Replies: 40
Views: 9538

RE: QF Names 1st Airbus A380

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 19, 2005 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A340-200 Or 300?
Replies: 11
Views: 7036

RE: Airbus A340-200 Or 300?

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 19, 2005 7:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline 6- Support/Tech Help Needed!
Replies: 4
Views: 5355

RE: Airline 6- Support/Tech Help Needed!

Any more detail behind this? I can't figure anything else out. How about typing in a departure city first..?

Try some more things and if you still can't do anything post another reply in this thread.

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by NZ107
Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Short Haul Routes Do The 747 Serve?
Replies: 43
Views: 17324

RE: What Short Haul Routes Do The 747 Serve?

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by NZ107
Tue Oct 18, 2005 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Air NZ Uniforms - Yikes!
Replies: 135
Views: 17295

RE: New Air NZ Uniforms - Yikes!

Whoops, another thing I forgot to add:

Air NZ's piece wasn't the worst part of Auckland's fashion week, Dick Hubbard wins that prize. Congratulations to Air NZ for not coming last.

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by NZ107
Tue Oct 18, 2005 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Air NZ Uniforms - Yikes!
Replies: 135
Views: 17295

RE: New Air NZ Uniforms - Yikes!

We now need to submit something to Tui the beer company.. Put up a massive billboard at that roundabout as you come into the airport..

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by NZ107
Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ New Routes
Replies: 91
Views: 9797

RE: Air NZ New Routes

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by NZ107
Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Air NZ Uniforms - Yikes!
Replies: 135
Views: 17295

RE: New Air NZ Uniforms - Yikes!

Eek.. When I first saw the uniform on the catwalk it looked horrible.. Oh dear i feel sorry for those who have to wear it. I thought that Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> was an airline going forward.. It's pretty much the opposite and I wouldn't say it gives a good impression on th...

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by NZ107
Sun Oct 16, 2005 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetways For Turbo Props.
Replies: 30
Views: 4159

RE: Jetways For Turbo Props.

When I went to Dunedin (DUD) in 2000, I boarded an ATR72 via jetway when I really wanted to walk up to the plane and take photos.

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by NZ107
Sun Oct 16, 2005 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay And Cockpit Visit?
Replies: 15
Views: 4649

RE: Cathay And Cockpit Visit?

Yeah, probably depends on the pilots.. I was able to get into the cockpit before the flight and he told me to come back after the flight. If 9/11 didn't happen they would have allowed me to sit in the jumpseat for the landing but the new regulations gives them the power to shoot/kill anyone who tres...

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by NZ107
Fri Oct 14, 2005 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ Applies To Fly AKL To Shanghai
Replies: 34
Views: 4955

RE: NZ Applies To Fly AKL To Shanghai

Great news!

Any date set for a news release?

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 12, 2005 2:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ADL-KUL-MAN-KUL-ADL With Malaysian + Pics Part 2
Replies: 8
Views: 9042

RE: ADL-KUL-MAN-KUL-ADL With Malaysian + Pics Part 2

Whoops, sorry.. Lets clarify that.. 744 AKL-KUL, return.. I'm sure it will be full as it's just after xmas..

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 12, 2005 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Sells 777 To Australian Airlines
Replies: 27
Views: 10645

RE: Boeing Sells 777 To Australian Airlines

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by NZ107
Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ADL-KUL-MAN-KUL-ADL With Malaysian + Pics Part 2
Replies: 8
Views: 9042

RE: ADL-KUL-MAN-KUL-ADL With Malaysian + Pics Part 2

Ryan h,

Could you tell me where the food in Y class is served from? Does it start from the front and go to the back? By what you saw, where is the best row for 4 people (yes, the middle 4 seats but front/behind the galley)?

Thanks

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 05, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ To Start AKL-ADL Direct From March 06
Replies: 15
Views: 6262

RE: Air NZ To Start AKL-ADL Direct From March 06

Sounds good... Hope it will be flying at good times..

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 05, 2005 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplane Seats
Replies: 34
Views: 3664

RE: Airplane Seats

If you buy one with a ptv, how do you wire it up to the tv systems of the house? Is it easy? A first class seat would be awesome for a small apartment and it could be used for resting, working, eating etc. I'm sure it would come into use in any single person's life.. Lie flat beds would also come in...

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 05, 2005 9:04 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Has Anyone Played Airline?
Replies: 8
Views: 9314

RE: Has Anyone Played Airline?

Well.. How about it.. I bought v4.3 and I haven't had to buy another upgrade since. I still have a few remaining.. It's superb! It's worth it if your computer is up to scratch and also if you know how to make money. Many people complain about the complexity of when you first start up the business bu...

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by NZ107
Wed Oct 05, 2005 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single-aircraft-airlines?
Replies: 11
Views: 2221

RE: Single-aircraft-airlines?

Heaps of tiny airlines in the South Pacific still only run with one plane.. Air Vanuatu? Air Nauru does and I also think that Air Palau Micronesia does too but that one's leased.

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by NZ107
Mon Oct 03, 2005 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas NZ Domestic
Replies: 39
Views: 3555

RE: Qantas NZ Domestic

I'd say that they would expand their domestic routes.. DUD? PMR? <acronym title="Hamilton (HLZ / NZHN), New Zealand">HLZ</acronym>? Will Jetstar be going to these small cities? If so, they would want to have domestic flights operating out of the cities so travellers can move on using <acronym title=...

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by NZ107
Mon Oct 03, 2005 10:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are You Left Handed Or Right Handed?
Replies: 70
Views: 3424

RE: Are You Left Handed Or Right Handed?

Mainly left handed... including writing, throwing, playing racket sports, kicking, eating, fencing scissors, tenpin bowling, remote controllers.. list goes on.. Too many ordinary things to think about Right handed for: batting (as in baseball, cricket etc), cricket bowling (shows why i'm not a fast ...

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by NZ107
Mon Oct 03, 2005 9:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Budget Airline Operating Out Of KUL
Replies: 5
Views: 5460

RE: Best Budget Airline Operating Out Of KUL

Wow.. I couldn't believe the Air Asia costs.. I believe that there is a 15/20kg baggage limit though..??

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by NZ107
Mon Oct 03, 2005 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-300 To Operate BNE-AKL-LAX
Replies: 9
Views: 4817

RE: 747-300 To Operate BNE-AKL-LAX

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