• The current herringbone seat was introduced way back in 2005. I'd hardly call the 2011 refresh 'enhanced' other than brown to white seat covers and new IFE.NZ business may replace what was the 'club world' joke now that BA have upped their game.If you are based in NZ there is not really an altern...

  • I take it DHS Global Entry is not effected?

  • In my opinion Qatar's J is slightly better than Etihad's and their DOH/LHR/DXB lounges are excellent. But both (and SQ's) are still fantastic products, especially if you live in Australia and can A380 all the way to Europe.

  • I think this is a solid 4 star, not 5 star. It needs a bit of a refurb. However it's a great location. That said, I have seen a few reviews for the new Trump Hotel in Washington DC, and that looks more elegant and refined.

  • Air NZ has this with select cards, it's a great way to boost your balance when you are close to retaining your tier

  • Air NZs 787-9 announcement

    Aug 30, 2016, 09:07 AM

    I agree with klane.EWR/JFK would be great but I'm guessing ORD would be a more pragmatic option.JNB via PER could be the next destination. Especially if they codeshare with VA and SA (given their financial situation and *A membership)

  • QR A388 F ex SYD.

    Aug 06, 2016, 01:22 PM

    Hi All, over the past few years I have been aiming to fly the A380 in first over a variety of airlines. I see that Qatar will begin flying their A380 to SYD from September. However, I can only book a Business fare (through their website) as First is not an option. I'm a bit reluctant to book a J ...

  • QR A388 F ex SYD.

    Aug 06, 2016, 01:16 PM

    QR A388 F ex SYD.

  • I believe NZ check in desks open at 1:30pm at LAX for the 5pm NZ002 to LHR.However, NZ will only accept checked luggage 8hrs before your flight.If your want to get there earlier (without checked luggage) you could always stop by the Singapore or Lufthansa desks in TBIT to see if they can check yo...

  • All of NZ's 772's have completed their refurbishment