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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:08 pm

Quoting PA515 (Reply 47):
OKA and OKE have been completed and OKG has been in the hangar since 08 Feb. That's three of the four leased aircraft so the other leased OKD is probably next about 05 Apr.

OKH is next up.

Quoting PA515 (Reply 49):
Correct. And yesterday NZ282 AKL-SIN was ZK-OKN and NZ281 SIN-AKL was ZK-OKM.

Easy way to swap the 300s having maintenance done in SIN and saved on a ferry flight.
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:11 pm

Quoting PA515 (Reply 49):
Correct. And yesterday NZ282 AKL-SIN was ZK-OKN and NZ281 SIN-AKL was ZK-OKM.

These are 77W's I believe. Is this to do with the c-checks and repaints about to start in SIN. ?
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 4:59 am

Quoting gasman (Reply 42):

Just received my complimentary Qantas Gold pack, as part of the free QF Gold status they are offering NZ Gold/Gold Elite members which we discussed in the last thread. The surprise was the "smart" luggage tags. Two big robust tags, which totally eliminate the need for machine paper tags. The tags (Q tags they're called) contain a chip, everything is linked to you. So you can check in online or via your mobile, and then just dump your bag on the bag drop. Brilliant.

Avoids the somewhat farcical situation where you "check in" on-line but still need to go through a queuing process and/or access a computer terminal to get your bag on the flight.

I have to say all these gadgets are awesome when they work . After discovering a computer malfunction whilst traveling on an E Ticket in the middle of no where and having to talk my way onto a plane as they had no reference of me and I had no copy of my ticket. I now prefer to print my tickets and have a proper bag tag at least loaders can read a tag .
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 5:35 am

Quoting zkncj (Reply 41):
They are the same seats, they just recovered them and put the half tray tables in to fit the touch screen.

The fabric makes all the difference then. My last two NZ 320 flights across the Tasman were very tatty looking. The dark seats show up every scuff and stain (weirdly) and the arm rests and trays were scratched and scuffed.

The feel and look of the old brown ones were just so much nicer in my opinion. It's partly why I'll miss the 733s when they go. Warm and cosy compared to the disco rave black (seating), white (walls, bins and ceiling) and purple (lighting) of the domestic 320s. Besides, Sky Interior 737s blow the A320 product away - you really notice the window size difference with that.
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 5:48 am

Quoting aerokiwi (Reply 53):
The feel and look of the old brown ones were just so much nicer in my opinion. It's partly why I'll miss the 733s when they go. Warm and cosy compared to the disco rave black (seating), white (walls, bins and ceiling) and purple (lighting) of the domestic 320s. Besides, Sky Interior 737s blow the A320 product away - you really notice the window size difference with that.

The thing being when the A320 had brown seats covers they we're an max of 5 years old (2003-2006ish?) where as they are now coming up to 10 years old. They had an pretty hard life, flying approximately 4 3-4hour sectors a day.

I can't wait for the 733s to be gone, they are yuck. The walls are messy, worn and feel likeing they are falling to bits.
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 5:52 am

The Q bag tags only work on Australia domestic flights, so for TT or any other international flight, a traditional paper tag is still needed
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:00 am

Quoting aerokiwi (Reply 53):
Quoting zkncj (Reply 41):They are the same seats, they just recovered them and put the half tray tables in to fit the touch screen.

The fabric makes all the difference then. My last two NZ 320 flights across the Tasman were very tatty looking. The dark seats show up every scuff and stain (weirdly) and the arm rests and trays were scratched and scuffed.

On my TT flights last month I was on the new livery A320s and the cabin/seats looked in good condition.

Quoting zkncj (Reply 54):
I can't wait for the 733s to be gone, they are yuck. The walls are messy, worn and feel likeing they are falling to bits.

Certainly enjoy flying the A320s but will miss the trusty and work horse Boeings.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:04 am

Quoting 777ER (Reply 56):
Certainly enjoy flying the A320s but will miss the trusty and work horse Boeings.

Funny - just thinking about it, I can't think of an aircraft that has disappeared from NZ's fleet that I don't miss. DC-8, DC-10, F-27, 732, 742, 744......... I miss them all. The 762 I don't give a passing thought to, but that's only because we still have the 763.

I can't imagine ever lamenting the loss of the 777 however.
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:00 am

Quoting PA515 (Reply 47):
Quoting Unclekoru (Reply 35):
There will be some reduction in 777 flying across the Tasman (and to the Pacific) once EZE starts. I believe this is why the 767s are being kept longer.

Don't think so. Only one 77E is required for AKL-EZE (6 aircraft days) and most of that (4 aircraft days) is from AKL-PVG going to a daily 789.

Two of three 763's due to be retired in FY16 are now staying until FY18, so two 789's due in FY16 to replace them will be available for longhaul up to six days a week.

That means an extra widebody available six days a week for a Tasman or Pacific daytime return if the usual pattern of an overnight longhaul in each direction is followed.

I see your logic but received this piece of information from a very good source. What happens if you add an additional North American destination to the picture?
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:14 am

Quoting Unclekoru (Reply 58):
I see your logic but received this piece of information from a very good source. What happens if you add an additional North American destination to the picture?

Well could we assume a new North American route would start at 3/4x weekly?, or would NZ want to push it from the get go (kind of like QF did with SYD-DFW )?

[Edited 2015-03-17 01:19:43]
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:28 am

Quoting Unclekoru (Reply 58):
I see your logic but received this piece of information from a very good source. What happens if you add an additional North American destination to the picture?

Still a net gain of one aircraft 6 or 7 days a week in AKL between a morning arrival and an evening departure.

Luxon said the new North American destination "will be a 777", but not which type. The extra time taken to'from the new destination will most likely be time presently spent on the ground at LAX or SFO by the NZ6/NZ5 or NZ8/NZ7 77W.

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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:43 am

I understand the 763s are being kept longer due expansion. I'd say more likely due increased long haul 777 flying the 763s are covering short haul until the 321s arrive. Its possible the 777 short haul use is reduced but adding new long haul destinations with the current schedules means the aircraft still arrive early AM and depart in the evening leaving plenty of time for short haul, however I am expecting a few changes particularly with EZE coming online.
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:30 am

Quoting PA515 (Reply 47):
flights that have an upgraded aircraft are supposed to be '777' instead of '772
Quoting aerorobnz (Reply 48):
YVR is the next best bet, it will be the next to be prioritised once enough are rolled out.

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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:30 am

Quoting ZK-NBT (Reply 61):

I don't see DPS going 789 for a wee while yet..
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:49 am

Quoting NZ107 (Reply 63):

I don't see DPS going 789 for a wee while yet..

Yea sorry I meant to say DPS and CHC-PER will likely stay as 763s for a while yet as you say.
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:01 am

Quoting ZK-NBT (Reply 64):

Quoting NZ107 (Reply 63):

I don't see DPS going 789 for a wee while yet..

Yea sorry I meant to say DPS and CHC-PER will likely stay as 763s for a while yet as you say.


Also there is the AKL-NRT-CHC service (currently not showing in the res systems) which could possibly remain 763 for another year.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:06 am

Quoting PA515 (Reply 47):
the flights that have an upgraded aircraft are supposed to be '777'

This doesn't seem to be happening. I checked AKL-HKG/SIN and refitted flights (i.e. indicating "Skycouch available") are showing as "777-200", the same as non-refitted flights.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:36 am

Quoting Kaiarahi (Reply 66):

NZ87 AKL-HKG 20 Mar, NZ80 HKG-AKL 21 Mar is '777'. Recall seeing others to LAX/SFO//YVR later in the year. Maybe skycouch is not being sold initially.

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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:54 am

Quoting Kaiarahi (Reply 66):

May have misunderstood part of your post. I used the Air NZ website schedule and you used the booking function.

The booking function has 'Skycouch available' AKL-SIN daily, but the Mar 20 AKL-HKG doesn't. The '772' & '777' codes are used in the website schedule, but the booking function just says '777-200' to describe the aircraft type.

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[Edited 2015-03-17 04:56:22]
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:14 pm

Quoting PA515 (Reply 68):

Ahh - thanks for that.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:21 pm

Air New Zealand Plans Daily Vancouver Service Dec 2015/Jan 2016
NZ024 AKL2000-1215YVR 777 D
NZ023 YVR1830-0530+2AKL 777 D
http://airlineroute.net/2015/03/17/nz-yvr-dec15/

This narrows down the 789 to six weekly on AKL-SFO/LAX, as Luxon said the new North American destination will be a 777 (77E or 77W).

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[Edited 2015-03-17 05:24:21]

[Edited 2015-03-17 05:27:58]
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:57 pm

Quoting PA515 (Reply 70):
This narrows down the 789 to six weekly on AKL-SFO/LAX

My understanding is that it needs 4 789 to do the present 7x weekly AKL-PER/PVG/NRT schedule . Where are the remaining two likely to be deployed later in the year? On additional AKL -LAX/ SFO flights ?
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 1:30 pm

Quoting sunrisevalley (Reply 71):
My understanding is that it needs 4 789 to do the present 7x weekly AKL-PER/PVG/NRT schedule . Where are the remaining two likely to be deployed later in the year? On additional AKL -LAX/ SFO flights ?

That's how it's looking. Can't be daily to SFO/LAX as there would need to be about two days downtime for the 789 fleet.

Outside chance Air NZ could resume CHC-LAX or a daylight LAX-AKL. There's a 789 in AKL from the 0610 PER arrival to the 2355 PVG departure, and a 77E from the 0530 YVR arrival to the 2359 HKG departure. A LAX-AKL 1230/ 2230 return of NZ6/NZ5 would be tight, but a NZ4/NZ3 return of LAX-AKL 1000/2000 to 1200/2200 would be easier.

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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:42 pm

Quoting PA515 (Reply 72):
A LAX-AKL 1230/ 2230 return of NZ6/NZ5 would be tight, but a NZ4/NZ3 return of LAX-AKL 1000/2000 to 1200/2200 would be easier.

what LAX arrival time would be best ? I would think not before 0400. This should connect to all the LAX out bound 0600 flights. If I have my calculations right, this suggests about a 1230 flight out of AKL.
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:27 pm

Quoting sunrisevalley (Reply 73):
I would think not before 0400. This should connect to all the LAX out bound 0600 flights. If I have my calculations right, this suggests about a 1230 flight out of AKL.

NZ requires a minimum of 2 hours for connections or interlining onto *A partners.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:51 pm

anyone know what's going on here? Obviously fuel dump/burn but medical? Mechanical?
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:13 am

Quoting Kaiarahi (Reply 74):
NZ requires a minimum of 2 hours for connections or interlining onto *A partners.

It needs much longer than 2h if you actually want to make your flight at TBIT.... You can spend up to 1h/90min in the queue on arrival alone, especially on NZ2.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Wed Mar 18, 2015 4:44 am

Quoting PA515 (Reply 60):
Quoting Unclekoru (Reply 58):
I see your logic but received this piece of information from a very good source. What happens if you add an additional North American destination to the picture?

Still a net gain of one aircraft 6 or 7 days a week in AKL between a morning arrival and an evening departure.

Luxon said the new North American destination "will be a 777", but not which type. The extra time taken to'from the new destination will most likely be time presently spent on the ground at LAX or SFO by the NZ6/NZ5 or NZ8/NZ7 77W.

PA515

Yes, if it was ORD it could be as little as a two hour turn in Chicago if they want to keep connectivity with Australian flights.

Wait and see I guess.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:06 am

Did anyone notice Airbus's ad for the A400M in the Herald this morning? Could it be a sign of an imminent order?

http://i.imgur.com/9tF91pt.jpg

Also, all of Virgin Australia NZ's 737s have now been re registered and are operating in Australia.  http://nz-aviation-notes.nzompilot.info/2015/03/vanz-visible-end.html

Quoting Mr AirNZ (Reply 50):
Easy way to swap the 300s having maintenance done in SIN and saved on a ferry flight.

How long are they expected to be in maintenance at Singapore for?

Quoting aerokiwi (Reply 53):
The feel and look of the old brown ones were just so much nicer in my opinion.

I agree. I've still got the Air New Zealand A320 brochure from when they were new. The seats (particularly the ones in Business) still look fantastic!

Quoting aerokiwi (Reply 53):
Warm and cosy compared to the disco rave black (seating), white (walls, bins and ceiling) and purple (lighting) of the domestic 320s.

I really like the mood lighting in the A320s. Not so much the black leather.

Quoting zkncj (Reply 54):
I can't wait for the 733s to be gone, they are yuck.

But there is so much legroom in them!  
Quoting ZK-NBT (Reply 61):
I understand the 763s are being kept longer due expansion.

I heard that from a more-official-than-usual source last week.

Quoting Zkpilot (Reply 75):
anyone know what's going on here? Obviously fuel dump/burn but medical? Mechanical?

That was good the flight crew for taking the passengers on a little tour of the North Island rather than doing the same hold for an hour (or however long) as they burned fuel. ZK-NCL hasn't flown since and passengers were transferred to ZK-NCI which operated the flight to Rarotonga. Something was wrong with the brakes according to this:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel...nd-flight-takes-unscheduled-detour

It is a little frustrating that the airline's policy seems to be to declare such situations as 'engineering issues', rather than being more specific.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:33 am

Quoting aerorobnz (Reply 76):
It needs much longer than 2h if you actually want to make your flight at TBIT.

I haven't flown through LAX since NZ moved to TBIT - another reason to avoid it for many (I'm fortunate to have a NEXUS card and it usually takes me about 5 minutes to clear CBP).
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Wed Mar 18, 2015 1:14 pm

Quoting Kaiarahi (Reply 79):

When I travelled through TBIT with UA last month, I was warned of big delays at CBP but I was out of Customs in around 20mins. As I was travelling on the ESTA we are allowed to use the US Citizens lane for the fast track machines.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:24 pm

Quoting aerorobnz (Reply 76):
It needs much longer than 2h if you actually want to make your flight at TBIT.... You can spend up to 1h/90min in the queue on arrival alone, especially on NZ2.

FWIW there are typically international arrivals at LAX from ICN at 0310 and TPE at 0340 each day. No doubt the number of staff on duty reflects this. An 0330 arrival might work.
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:48 pm

Quoting 777ER (Reply 80):
When I travelled through TBIT with UA last month, I was warned of big delays at CBP but I was out of Customs in around 20mins. As I was travelling on the ESTA we are allowed to use the US Citizens lane for the fast track machines.

Same, since the move to TBIT and the new self-service kiosks it is much faster - we were through in minutes in December.

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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:06 am

There's another thread referencing the new CX A359 cabin layout from a Herald article. What I found interesting was the confirmation that AKL will pretty much be first cab off the rank…

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/n...ticle.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11418777
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:25 am

Air New Zealand has replaced BNZ in favour of Westpac as its official Airpoints partner.

BNZ retail banking and marketing director Craig Herbison said the announcement ends a 16-year partnership.

"We've been in this relationship with Air New Zealand since the '90s.


http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/n...ticle.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11419826

Quoting zkeoj (Reply 82):

I would have been out faster if the Customs agent and I didn't start a friendly chat after she had stamped my passport.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Thu Mar 19, 2015 6:41 am

Quoting zkeoj (Reply 82):

Quoting 777ER (Reply 80):
When I travelled through TBIT with UA last month, I was warned of big delays at CBP but I was out of Customs in around 20mins. As I was travelling on the ESTA we are allowed to use the US Citizens lane for the fast track machines.

Same, since the move to TBIT and the new self-service kiosks it is much faster - we were through in minutes in December.

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Same for me in January. From aircraft door to TBIT sidewalk was about 15 minutes, and much of that was due to the longer walks in TBIT. For me, T2 varied from 5 to 30 minutes with only one or two minutes of walking. Considering that the outbound experience is much better in the new TBIT, all-in-all I am glad for the move. Outbound TBIT should get even better when the new security checkpoint is finished. I was lucky in December. I was randomly preselected for extra screening, then placed in the front of the line at the scanner. Nice TSA folks.
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:14 am

Quoting 777ER (Reply 84):

Air New Zealand has replaced BNZ in favour of Westpac as its official Airpoints partner.

My parents just got GlobalPlus Platinum, not happy at all about Air NZ pulling out at all. They confirmed Westpac just got two new customers. So the question is, with BNZ saying it would be positive for the bank, is that just a PR spin or will they be genuinely alright with what's looking to be a large exodus?
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Thu Mar 19, 2015 6:19 pm

Quoting keen2fly (Reply 86):
My parents just got GlobalPlus Platinum, not happy at all about Air NZ pulling out at all. They confirmed Westpac just got two new customers. So the question is, with BNZ saying it would be positive for the bank, is that just a PR spin or will they be genuinely alright with what's looking to be a large exodus?

Well I headed over to WestPac site, looked at the Platinum MasterCard how reasonable the fee's we're. Then ended up looking at the rest of there site, and decided maybe I should just move it all to WestPac.

It's not NZ's fault, more BNZ didn't want to play game and match the other banks
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:53 am

VN-A150 took off from Auckland a bit earlier. Diplomatic visit by someone in the Vietnamese government, I presume?

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Quoting motorhussy (Reply 83):
What I found interesting was the confirmation that AKL will pretty much be first cab off the rank…

Fantastic news!  
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:58 am

Quoting zkojq (Reply 88):
VN-A150 took off from Auckland a bit earlier. Diplomatic visit by someone in the Vietnamese government, I presume?

The Vietnamese President was here .
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:05 am

Quoting nzrich (Reply 89):
The Vietnamese President was here .

A new trade accord with Vietnam was signed, including air services:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/n...ticle.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11420053

"Vietnam trade deals beefed up New targets set and air services deal signed.

New Zealand and Vietnam aim to double trade to around $2.2 billion by 2020.

The target announced yesterday was part of an accord between the two countries in which Prime Minister John Key and his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Tan Dung, signed agreements on food safety and air services. The latter gives New Zealanders more access to flights when travelling to Vietnam."


I doubt anyone's looking at non-stop services between the two countries just yet, but any liberalisation is good.

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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Fri Mar 20, 2015 6:30 am

Well a link between New Zealand and Vietnam could be on NZ's "Pacific" radar (aka - dartboard) - AKL-SGN any takers? think IT WOULD be much better than a AKL-HAN ? this could be done with a 763 (as they are staying longer now) and then switch to a 787! interesting times ahead.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Fri Mar 20, 2015 7:17 am

Quoting ZKOJH (Reply 91):
Well a link between New Zealand and Vietnam could be on NZ's "Pacific" radar (aka - dartboard) - AKL-SGN any takers? think IT WOULD be much better than a AKL-HAN ?

I hope it is on the radar, but I assume it's some way down the track.

But - who knows? Living out in the country, I have no idea how much awareness there is about Vietnam among city Kiwis. My favourite restaurant in Auckland is Vietnamese - well, Indo-Chinese - and I almost prefer it to Thai food, but that's not a lot to go on.

I was surprised at the amount of trade that already exists between the two countries, and the pace at which it is growing.

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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Fri Mar 20, 2015 8:45 am

I think we'd see TPE or MNL before we would see Vietnam by NZ. From the other end perhaps. Vietnam Air flies to Oz after all.
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Fri Mar 20, 2015 8:55 am

Quoting Zkpilot (Reply 93):
I think we'd see TPE or MNL before we would see Vietnam by NZ.

That may well be true. And then - ?

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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Fri Mar 20, 2015 8:49 pm

For TRG buffs, Air NZ to operate an A320 into TRG on Tuesday 24th.
Due in around around 1200 and departing @ 1245.
TRG has potential to have 1 B1900, 2 Q300's and 1 A320 all on the ground at same time.
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Sat Mar 21, 2015 12:39 am

Quoting ZKOJH (Reply 91):

Well a link between New Zealand and Vietnam could be on NZ's "Pacific" radar (aka - dartboard) - AKL-SGN any takers? think IT WOULD be much better than a AKL-HAN ? this could be done with a 763 (as they are staying longer now) and then switch to a 787! interesting times ahead.

More maybe an a321NE0-LR if they get an couple? more than 200-300 seater?

Quoting nascarnut (Reply 95):
For TRG buffs, Air NZ to operate an A320 into TRG on Tuesday 24th.
Due in around around 1200 and departing @ 1245.
TRG has potential to have 1 B1900, 2 Q300's and 1 A320 all on the ground at same time.

Trainning flight? or just for things to come?
 
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Sat Mar 21, 2015 9:05 pm

Quoting zkncj (Reply 96):
Trainning flight? or just for things to come?

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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Sat Mar 21, 2015 9:29 pm

Quoting ZKOJH (Reply 91):

I think I'd expect VN to operate to AKL before NZ.


Anyway back on the topic of repaints, is another *A logojet due?
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RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 155

Sun Mar 22, 2015 8:41 am

Quoting zkncj (Reply 96):
TRG has potential to have 1 B1900, 2 Q300's and 1 A320 all on the ground at same time.

And a JS32. So 5 aircraft on that small apron will be intersting.....

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