Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 17 Sep 2017
Total posts 2
In it recent 6 month update ANZ hinted at launching 2 new international destinations outside of a new seasonal route from australia
Member since 15 Sep 2012
Total posts 91
The two destinations suggested by air nz ceo according to report in Forbes magazine last week were Chicago and New York from Auckland. Apparently Chicago can be reached by 787 now and New York can depending on winds.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 14 Feb 2017
Total posts 77
AKL to NYC would be perfect!
Member since 28 Feb 2014
Total posts 55
It's disappointing that NZ will from Nov no longer allow VA Frequent flyer earn points beyond the Trans Tasman alliance. The BA flight especially hurts, but also the Houston flight was a great alternative to the east coast of the US. If NZ opens up ORD and NYC, this hurts even more!
Member since 14 Dec 2016
Total posts 57
Would ANZ consider Akl - Per - London?
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 01 Mar 2012
Total posts 200
As an AirNZ frequent flyer based in Brisbane, I would welcome that as well. Unfortunately it would probably render the tie up with SQ unprofitable as a fly through into Europe and Asia.
Member since 09 May 2013
Total posts 347
I'm not going to give up on AirNZ. They looked after me with status after the announcement and i am happy with their service. I think I will continue to use them across the Pacific and to South America mostly, however will consider VA as well. I will continue to use VA partners through to Asia. So in a way it hasn't changed too much for me. I just won't upgrade my mother to Platinum each year, instead it will be Gold. (My wife is also VA Platinum so no need to upgrade her)
Member since 20 Jan 2016
Total posts 47
Member since 30 Jul 2015
Total posts 10
Virgin have the best product to North America I have flown in all cabins ,all other airlines including Air NZ really need to lift there game
Once Qantas start using their 787's and refubished A380's it should be fairly evenly matched.
Member since 14 Jul 2017
Total posts 5
Bring back the SYD-LAX direct flights which 'mysteriously' dissappreared when QF NZ tried to merge.
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 766
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