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    https://www.msn.com/en-nz/news/world...cid=spartandhp
    Good on them for doing the decent thing. Pretty sure in similar circumstances AIR has almost always apologised and simply cancelled the tickets and refunded the money which is poor form in my opinion.
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    http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU190...n-training.htm

    I understand a while back that AIR reduced their experience level for new entrants from 1500 hours to 600 but that's still an awful lot of hours to acquire even after graduating from aviation college with a CPL.

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    Another perspective on the strike that almost, but didn't, happen last year
    https://www.pressreader.com/new-zeal...81560881928343

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    Just flew AIR to Nelson and return - no safety video to watch so have not seen the latest one or bothered to search for it.
    However good (limited for the flight) service - slightly better on return - both flights full both ways - maybe a few seats spare going -(2nd Jan).

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    Very, very sad. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/a...ectid=12190561
    I would like to think an airline with more established procedures would have taken more responsive action.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beagle View Post
    Very, very sad. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/a...ectid=12190561
    I would like to think an airline with more established procedures would have taken more responsive action.
    Nowhere does it mention what the boy actually died of.
    You would think that 30min out you'd turn around but then I don't have the facts that the pilot had.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dobby41 View Post
    Nowhere does it mention what the boy actually died of.
    You would think that 30min out you'd turn around but then I don't have the facts that the pilot had.
    It says he had an asthma attack which began 30 mins into the flight. It's not uncommon and they probably would have spent some time trying to treat him with what they have onboard (which is usually a fairly extensive kit). That would have taken some time and probably during which they passed the point of no return. Quite why they didn't divert to Tonga I'm not sure, that must have been on the cards as he died only 20 min from Samoa.

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    Air NZ still got unexpected 787 engine issues. just received this email today for Sunday flight:

    "Air New Zealand would like to advise that due to engineering requirements the Boeing 787-9 V2 aircraft scheduled to operate your flight, NZ87 from Auckland to Hong Kong, is no longer available..."

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    I've flown to Japan a few times on the 787 and really like the plane, but more than happy to be on a 777 for our flights to/from Canada later this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbogo View Post
    Air NZ still got unexpected 787 engine issues. just received this email today for Sunday flight:

    "Air New Zealand would like to advise that due to engineering requirements the Boeing 787-9 V2 aircraft scheduled to operate your flight, NZ87 from Auckland to Hong Kong, is no longer available..."
    May not have been with the engines...any engineering issue can happen, the key is to manage things safely and professionally like this https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/a...ectid=12192136

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    Air NZ starting to wind up nicely as we get closer to the dividend.

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    https://www.msn.com/en-nz/money/comp...cid=spartandhp
    How they handled that makes me proud to be a shareholder. Really bad **** happens, its how you look after people that counts.
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    This is a pretty big earnings guidance downgrade. Beagles favourite method using mid point it’s a 16% reduction (best case view down 20%) -


    The company now expects earnings before taxation of $340 million to $400 million for the year ended 30 June 2019. This includes the impact of the global Rolls-Royce engine issues.

    The previously announced guidance was for underlying earnings before taxation of $425 million to $525 million, which excluded an estimated $30 million to $40 million impact of schedule changes prompted by the global Rolls-Royce engine issues.

    http://nzx-prod-s7fsd7f98s.s3-websit...915/294185.pdf
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    Last year F18 npbt $540m ....this year maybe $340m

    That’s some drop - 37% - wonder whats caused the $200m shortfall?
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