• I did read somewhere that because of the high ground fees at Sydney Airport, it was actually more cost effective to fly the A380s over to Auckland, even partially full of passengers/cargo, than was leave them stood idle for 14 hours.Not sure if the article was borne in fact or pure fiction and it...

  • A colleague of mine, who had lost his priority status, spent almost a whole year joining the priority queue and was never challenged. He probably averaged one return flight a week, and the bulk were VA, so not really sure it's a genuine 'perk'.Slightly off topic, but priority luggage seems to be ...

  • AirNZ to launch inflight Internet

    May 19, 2017, 03:07 PM

    I'm assuming some or all of the required kit is already installed on their 787-9 (ZK-NZK). On my recent Auckland > Sydney flight my mobile device kept picking up the similarly named 'ANZ_ZK_NZK' wifi hotspot. It was password protected, but there none-the-less.

  • Five hotel gripes for biz travellers

    Sep 14, 2016, 03:48 PM

    Sounds trivial, but why when I'm staying for more than 24 hours, do they always have to move the remote control from where you left it. If I leave it on the bedsite table in the morning, that's where I expect it to be when I come back in the evening....rather than on an obscure shelf under the T...

  • I've been using a bluetooth dongle for a while now and it works really well. However, during my time researching the best ones, it became apparent that some of the cheaper ones have a tendency to buffer the audio which essentially results in the audio and picture being out of Sync.The one I bough...