• With New Zealand allowing Australians to make direct transit connections via AKL at this stage. I think any assisted trips will be just booked on NZ is they are people stuck in the USA. It would be the most cost effective way at the momennt.

  • New Zealand is highly under reporting COVID-19 cases, there is many reports of people be refused to be tested for it!They will only test people who have close contact with the 5 confirmed cases. Effectively 100s of other cases could of walk into the country already, that aren't officially known of.

  • NZ offers free wifi for all passengers on short-haul international too. The a321NEO/a320NEO's are be delivered with wifi factory installed. It's pretty good to free have been able to watch Netflix multiple times halfway across the Tasman without issues.Surely offering WIFI doesn't cost that much ...

  • Next month Virgin will likely ask you for your credit card.

  • What I disagree with the most is; asking the crew to up sell passengers the retail menu while taking orders for the meal, it's just going to be plan cheap and nasty.While not many other airlines offered that service, it made VA's pretty average J product seen just that little better off.So no mor...

  • 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.