• The LCC/FSC hybrid product model is the better option, as VA would be able to capture the budget/affordable through to the premium markets. It worked well for Air NZ. I do agree the Tiger will go.There is no reason why the B77W can not be used east/west transcon services until the international f...

  • Yes, airfares will rise, as the airlines adjust their seat yields up, due to the reduce amount of seats available.

  • Whilst aircraft air conditioning filters are good, Its about the physical distance between people which is the major the virus spreads.

  • And more seat pitch compared to economy class.

  • I think the VA Mk2 will be domestic carrier initially using a LCC/FSC business model similar to Air NZ, with the A330's going, the B777's being ground/mothballed until the trans Pacific travel re-starts. Once Australia and New Zealand sort out there COVID-19 travel bubble, then trans Tasman trave...

  • Having tested all Emirates cabin products, I have found Emirates to be an over hyped and overrated. There are other airlines who have better all cabin products regardless of class flying in.

  • AirNZ Airpoints Status Match

    Apr 14, 2018, 09:14 AM

    All New Zealand issued Airpoints Platinum credits including AMEX and Westpac Airpoints Mastercard Word Card waive the Koru joining fee and give a NZ$145.00 discount on your yearly Koru membership fee.

  • AirNZ Airpoints Status Match

    Apr 13, 2018, 09:30 AM

    I would check with Air NZ about they are prepared to offer.As Kiwiwings said, get a NZ based Visa/Mastercard card that earns Airpoints Dollars and Status Points. Amex, Kiwibank, ANZ and Westpac are the 'official' issuers of Airpoints Credit/Debit cards excluding Air NZs own Onesmart Debit travel ...

  • AirNZ Chicago

    Mar 28, 2018, 08:43 AM

    UA will be co-sharing on Air NZ 's Auckland - Chicago O’Hare service using a B787-9V2 configuration.

  • Airbus A350 vs Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    Feb 20, 2018, 08:55 AM

    Originally Posted by Ian_from_HKG Originally Posted by pointyendmark For me the 787 beats the others because of the fresh cabin air it takes directly from outside, rather than through the engines. This fresh air has higher humidity, which, along with the higher oxygen levels in a cabin at 6,000...