• As someone that used the A320 business class many times back in the day to see friends and family in Wellington from my base in Sydney, this is disappointing. It was nice to have a premium option to WLG on the VA/NZ alliance, but alas we're stuck with QF now.

  • Shame QR didn't fly into LCY - this may have been a clincher in terms of demand... though perhaps the required fuel load may have been too much for LCY's short runway.

  • Changes to Etihad Guest scheme

    Jun 04, 2015, 03:01 PM

    Wonder if VA will also start classifying certain business class tickets as 'ghetto business' with a 1.15 earn rate? I'm sure it's only a matter of time. I have some EY flights booked that fall into that Z bucket in late July :(

  • Review: Westpac Concierge iPhone app

    Jul 26, 2013, 06:10 PM

    While we all have the occasional whinge about Amex plat/cent conceirge, Amex usually gets it right. I know some people that work in a concierge call centre (basically outsourced concierge services for banks that can't be bothered) and they do the bare minimum required to get rid of the customer. ...

  • Air New Zealand's new livery

    Jun 12, 2013, 10:39 AM

    Beautiful livery - it's a tad sad to be letting go of the teal tones (simply due to nostalgia) but overall, i'm very happy with the direction of the branding. Nice work NZ!

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