• Word is along with some of the remaining a321NEO orders being converted to LR’s to fly Medium Haul routes.

  • Maybe if the Tasman isn’t re-open by Christmas, sending 5-10 of the 738s over to New Zealand to make the most of the Domestic Peak during December/ January.While they made all the cabin crew / pilots redundant, they still have all the ground resources to make it happen in AKL,WLG,CHC,ZQN,DU...

  • It would be hard to see New Zealand and Australia to have two way travel by Christmas if Jacinda wins the election. New Zealand is bordering on becoming the new Berlin Wall.

  • Alliance embraces the Embraer E190

    Aug 28, 2020, 12:12 PM

    They could branch out to New Zealand Domestic two weeks ago everything was back to 70-90% of pre-covid levels although this current Auckland lockdown has messed things up. 

  • It’s kind of ironic that Aucklanders current can fly to Wellington (or anywhere in the country right now). Auckland is currently surround by the modern day Berlin Wall. Yet we can freely leave the country, and goto Singapore!  

  • Originally Posted by ZT The FAA who certified the B787 stipulate the seats must be in the upright and locked position for take off and landing for safety reasons. Passengers can only adopt the brace position if they are sitting upright. 58 % of fatal aircraft accidents occur during take off and ...

  • Maybe they are waiting for those JQ A321NEO-LR's to arrive ;)

  • Whats next for VA? most likely dropping all there Tasman routes within the next 12months, there is now way they can get any business traffic, and with the latest agreement with NZ/QF what was left of that market for them is now gone. Best option would be to put TT on the Tasman and fight for the ...

  • AirNZ Airpoints Status Match

    Apr 14, 2018, 06:55 AM

    I would say with the current NZ/VA breakup watch this space coming closer to October, NZ will be likely do some offer for VA Gold and QF Gold to try kept there share of the Tasman.They have increased AKL-SYD to 5x daily 777 service post the VA breakup, so will been to be able to pull business tra...

  • Crewing Dunedin flights

    Jun 17, 2017, 11:10 AM

    They are New Zealand based crew, so likely start there day of in ZQN,CHC,WLG,AKL then fly to DUD, then next morning passenger back to there home base.