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by NZ107
Sat Oct 01, 2005 9:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Budget Airline Operating Out Of KUL
Replies: 5
Views: 5460

Best Budget Airline Operating Out Of KUL

Hi, I'm planning a trip to Malaysia in over the new year period and going to be flying in and out of <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym>. Are there any good budget airlines serving domestic/short haul international flights (eg. <acronym title="...

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 30, 2005 8:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline Simulation Download!
Replies: 3
Views: 8179

RE: Airline Simulation Download!

Unzip all of the folders and put them into the same file... You might find the Airline Simulation forum helpful for this sort of thing.. They've got tonnes of this stuff posted there alredy..

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 30, 2005 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANZ Interested In 747 Advanced!
Replies: 60
Views: 9148

RE: ANZ Interested In 747 Advanced!

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 30, 2005 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dunedin Opens First Half Of New Terminal
Replies: 1
Views: 3830

RE: Dunedin Opens First Half Of New Terminal

Wow.. Looks great. Could do with a few more planes though.. I'm there for Labour weekend so I'll get a chance to view it!

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by NZ107
Thu Sep 29, 2005 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific's IFE Named The World's Best
Replies: 16
Views: 6610

RE: Cathay Pacific's IFE Named The World's Best

This World Airline Entertainment Association must have no idea about what they're doing.. <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> looks like the most advanced but definitely not <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym>: I think that Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand"...

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by NZ107
Thu Sep 29, 2005 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANZ Interested In 747 Advanced!
Replies: 60
Views: 9148

RE: ANZ Interested In 747 Advanced!

Lets hope they buy a few. It will be great seeing many new types of aircraft come into AKL!

Have they got enough money to order these?

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 23, 2005 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freedom Suite Seats
Replies: 10
Views: 2058

RE: Freedom Suite Seats

I believe that they get lounge access...?

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 23, 2005 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Going To Start PVG-AKL First?
Replies: 27
Views: 7145

RE: Who Is Going To Start PVG-AKL First?

I think that people would prefer nonstop services to their destinations. <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> recently said that they were going to cut out the <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle F...

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 23, 2005 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Going To Start PVG-AKL First?
Replies: 27
Views: 7145

RE: Who Is Going To Start PVG-AKL First?

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by NZ107
Sat Sep 17, 2005 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Threat In AKL Right Now-light Aircraft
Replies: 33
Views: 5980

Terrorist Threat In AKL Right Now-light Aircraft

Can anyone explain what the M.B.O is (in the website)?

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by NZ107
Sat Sep 17, 2005 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Threat In AKL Right Now-light Aircraft
Replies: 33
Views: 5980

Terrorist Threat In AKL Right Now-light Aircraft

Crashed into St Heliers Beach... Targeting Don Brash..

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by NZ107
Sat Sep 17, 2005 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Threat In AKL Right Now-light Aircraft
Replies: 33
Views: 5980

Terrorist Threat In AKL Right Now-light Aircraft

Not sure..

Anyway what is the range of a scanner? would you be able to pick up anything?

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by NZ107
Sat Sep 17, 2005 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Threat In AKL Right Now-light Aircraft
Replies: 33
Views: 5980

Terrorist Threat In AKL Right Now-light Aircraft

What can they do without the skyhawks?
Seasprites are the only flying machines with weapons...

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by NZ107
Sat Sep 17, 2005 6:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11, Flying That Day
Replies: 10
Views: 1434

RE: 9/11, Flying That Day

My cousin's uncle was on a flight to Spain from US (don't know where) but it happened when they were in the air. When they arrived, the Spanish forces searched everyone and of course they didn't have a clue of what happened.

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 16, 2005 8:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qantas FF Vs Asia Miles
Replies: 2
Views: 4054

Qantas FF Vs Asia Miles

Hi, I have both cards (with hardly any points on both) and I was wondering which one was better to retain and accumulate on. I know that <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> points don't run out if you fly or stay at a hotel every 2 or so years but is it better than Asia Miles? Thanks

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 16, 2005 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ 744 Upgrades Delayed
Replies: 23
Views: 3309

RE: NZ 744 Upgrades Delayed

Oh dear. If they aren't due until after November, when is the 3rd 777 due? Having A320's on the trans-tasman route over christmas would mean exremely high demand. How will they fit the current bookings onto A320's/767's? Pacific Blue has joined the <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZA...

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 16, 2005 3:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline Simulation
Replies: 22
Views: 13784

RE: Airline Simulation

I personally think that it's easier to start building airlines in the mid to late 80's - cheapish fuel prices, planes that are pretty good (and you should have enough money eventually to buy a load of 744's), etc. Utilise your planes fully... another key point. There's no point of wasting a day flyi...

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by NZ107
Wed Sep 14, 2005 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Going To Start PVG-AKL First?
Replies: 27
Views: 7145

RE: Who Is Going To Start PVG-AKL First?

Too bad Mr Norris didn't release anything.. It would have been nice to see him add another flight before he went.

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by NZ107
Tue Sep 13, 2005 5:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline Simulation
Replies: 22
Views: 13784

RE: Airline Simulation

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by NZ107
Wed Sep 07, 2005 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SYD And MEL Spotting Info Please
Replies: 6
Views: 3506

RE: SYD And MEL Spotting Info Please

777ER, Just watch that train ticket to the airport. I was surprised at how much it cost when I went to that tarmac tour. I guess that the taxi wouldn't be much cheaper, or if not, more expensive. One thing that I would have loved on that tour was if they would clean the windows more often. A great e...

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by NZ107
Tue Sep 06, 2005 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ Wheelchair Policy Challenged
Replies: 2
Views: 1317

RE: Air NZ Wheelchair Policy Challenged

My question would have to be how to get people onto a Beech 1900D. Do all of these planes have the ability to change the configuration inside? The disabled person could never be able to get past the wings as there is that weird hump in the aisle, limiting him/her to the front 3 or so rows.

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by NZ107
Mon Sep 05, 2005 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ 777 ZK-OKA Del Schedule Confirmed
Replies: 20
Views: 4054

RE: NZ 777 ZK-OKA Del Schedule Confirmed

Do you know when and how you can get these tickets? Thanks

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by NZ107
Sun Sep 04, 2005 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ Fed Up With AKL's Monopoly Airport Charges
Replies: 11
Views: 4086

NZ Fed Up With AKL's Monopoly Airport Charges

Where else has <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> got to go to as a hub? They can't possibly base themselves in <acronym title="Christchurch - International (CHC / NZCH), New Zealand">CHC</acronym>.. Looking at the progress they're making on the start of the new pier, how long will it tak...

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by NZ107
Sat Sep 03, 2005 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Pics - NZ 777-200ER
Replies: 120
Views: 21011

RE: First Pics - NZ 777-200ER

Just one question, did NZ purposely leave off the the RR logo on the side of the engines?

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by NZ107
Sat Sep 03, 2005 8:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RNZAFs B757s Grounded - Engine Problems
Replies: 11
Views: 3627

RE: RNZAFs B757s Grounded - Engine Problems

They've been falling apart since they got them... Just as trustworthy as the 727's they had previously..

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 02, 2005 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Pics - NZ 777-200ER
Replies: 120
Views: 21011

RE: First Pics - NZ 777-200ER

Stunning. Never seen a cleaner Air NZ plane  Wink

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 02, 2005 8:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Nasa 747, What Else Used For?
Replies: 13
Views: 5157

RE: Nasa 747, What Else Used For?

How heavy is the space shuttle? Is it restricted or modified especially for taking the shuttle?

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 02, 2005 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ Pilot Grounded, Sent To 'communication School'
Replies: 39
Views: 7077

RE: NZ Pilot Grounded, Sent To 'communication School'

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 02, 2005 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ Pilot Grounded, Sent To 'communication School'
Replies: 39
Views: 7077

RE: NZ Pilot Grounded, Sent To 'communication School'

Was it necessary to bail them out? I heard on the news that Air NZ has something like $4 billion in the bank.. unless that's all interest from the $800 million!

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by NZ107
Fri Sep 02, 2005 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Pics - NZ 777-200ER
Replies: 120
Views: 21011

RE: First Pics - NZ 777-200ER

Don't forget that it was only about 5/6 years ago since the livery was changed.. This one looks much nicer than the old livery. I hope that I will be able to fly on this beauty to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>...

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by NZ107
Thu Sep 01, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ Pilot Grounded, Sent To 'communication School'
Replies: 39
Views: 7077

RE: NZ Pilot Grounded, Sent To 'communication School'

Her arrogancy wouldn't get her my vote, thats for sure..

Why didn't the pilot do a non-verbal one like a hard landing or bumpy landing?

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by NZ107
Thu Sep 01, 2005 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANZ 777-200ER
Replies: 48
Views: 6758

RE: ANZ 777-200ER

Do you think that 18 Premium Economy seats are enough? According to the site, it's only an extra NZ$600 for a return flight to SFO! I believe that it is worth paying for.

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by NZ107
Thu Sep 01, 2005 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ Pilot Grounded, Sent To 'communication School'
Replies: 39
Views: 7077

RE: NZ Pilot Grounded, Sent To 'communication School'

Well it did show her stepping out of a private plane after landing in IVC.. Car goes right to the plane.. And taxpayer still pays for her to fly private to IVC! I wonder if she was scheduled on a link plane to IVC..

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by NZ107
Wed Aug 31, 2005 6:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Herpa Ground Foil 519861 (1:500)
Replies: 0
Views: 5956

Herpa Ground Foil 519861 (1:500)

Hi,

Does anyone know anything about this product, whether it is in production or not going to be replaced? No one seems to have any stock for this item.

Thanks in advance

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by NZ107
Tue Aug 30, 2005 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANZ 777-200ER
Replies: 48
Views: 6758

RE: ANZ 777-200ER

Well, at least hope for a fly-by around Auckland before it lands.. Not like the A320 did..

NZ1: Any time being allocated at this stage? Mid-afternoon?

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by NZ107
Sun Aug 28, 2005 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX 747-400 Destinasions
Replies: 13
Views: 4188

RE: CX 747-400 Destinasions

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by NZ107
Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will I Be Comfortable On Emirates 777-300?
Replies: 41
Views: 22763

RE: Will I Be Comfortable On Emirates 777-300?

If I had a choice, I would have flown on the Direct <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> flight on the A340-500. At least you wo...

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by NZ107
Sat Aug 27, 2005 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dates For New Product -NZ
Replies: 15
Views: 2850

RE: Dates For New Product -NZ

Can anyone confirm the flights to Aussie as the 74R, eg. AKL-MEL NZ123 on the 16th of Jan?

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by NZ107
Fri Aug 26, 2005 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Crashes Air NZ's IFE
Replies: 30
Views: 8797

RE: Passenger Crashes Air NZ's IFE

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by NZ107
Thu Aug 25, 2005 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Crashes Air NZ's IFE
Replies: 30
Views: 8797

RE: Passenger Crashes Air NZ's IFE

Is this IFE system of <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>'s far inferior to <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s? <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> can handle things like language classes on theirs.. If it can't take this, what's going to happen when they add e...

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by NZ107
Fri Aug 19, 2005 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WLG - New International Terminal, Extend Runway
Replies: 59
Views: 5846

RE: WLG - New International Terminal, Extend Runway

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by NZ107
Thu Aug 18, 2005 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WLG - New International Terminal, Extend Runway
Replies: 59
Views: 5846

RE: WLG - New International Terminal, Extend Runway

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by NZ107
Wed Aug 17, 2005 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WLG - New International Terminal, Extend Runway
Replies: 59
Views: 5846

RE: WLG - New International Terminal, Extend Runway

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by NZ107
Wed Aug 10, 2005 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Christchurch Airport Plans NZ$220M Upgrade
Replies: 37
Views: 6001

RE: Christchurch Airport Plans NZ$220M Upgrade

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by NZ107
Wed Aug 10, 2005 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here´s The Official Seat Plans For NZ 74R & 777
Replies: 71
Views: 7644

RE: Here´s The Official Seat Plans For NZ 74R & 777

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by NZ107
Tue Aug 09, 2005 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas To Begin SYD/SFO In 2006
Replies: 64
Views: 10548

RE: Qantas To Begin SYD/SFO In 2006

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by NZ107
Tue Aug 09, 2005 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changi And Auckland Airport Upgrades
Replies: 10
Views: 2998

RE: Changi And Auckland Airport Upgrades

Will they ever think about extending the "skydeck"? The current construction on the 2nd level will block people from seeing the A380 from here if they came to the airport to try and see it. I do hope that they build an extension or even another one when they construct the rest of the pier (probably ...

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by NZ107
Tue Aug 09, 2005 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas To Begin SYD/SFO In 2006
Replies: 64
Views: 10548

RE: Qantas To Begin SYD/SFO In 2006

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by NZ107
Mon Aug 08, 2005 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of Jetconnect After Jetstar Starts NZ?
Replies: 2
Views: 3339

RE: Future Of Jetconnect After Jetstar Starts NZ?

I remember seeing in another post about someone saying that Jetconnect will get some of <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>'s 734's for use. It might be a fact that they will dispose of a 733 or more but then I wonder what would happen if Jetstar went domestic in <acronym title="Air New...

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by NZ107
Mon Aug 08, 2005 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here´s The Official Seat Plans For NZ 74R & 777
Replies: 71
Views: 7644

RE: Here´s The Official Seat Plans For NZ 74R & 777

Is there any way at present to book on Premium Economy via the internet??

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