• I've had quite good experiences with Air NZ. The only major problem I've had is with baggage allowances but hopefully change with the move to Sabre. Seat selection has been fine; I've always been able to select Space + domestically and forward seats trans-Tasman. Also, I've found that Air NZ has...

  • What Parton fails to mention is that they don't actually let you check-in for a trans-Tasman flight anywhere but the kiosk... I assume that the 1 in 5 that haven't used a kiosk have connected from a domestic NZ location. I was a little frustrated with Air NZ recently in Wellington when I (VA Pla...

  • John, I think the flight numbers might be prefixed with LX not LH.

  • I flew with them from SYD to AMS in economy last year and a domestic sector in business a few weeks back and they are great! Their frequent flyer program and the fact that they aren't in an alliance lets them down. Until they EVENTUALLY join Skyteam and overhaul their FF program I'll continue to ...

  • Given the patchy lounge access rules at Sydney for Vigin pax with partner airlines and flights to non-NZ destinations this can only be a good thing. Fingers crossed it's annouced soon!

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  • Yeah, it's a bit rubbish actually but SQ don't give seating priority to anyone, not even their own flyers or Star Gold. The only benefit is being able to check-in at the J desk where you might actually get a more sympathetic agent. Of course, if you book on the SQ flight numbers you can assign re...

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