ZK-NHA. Airbus A320-271N. c/n 8715.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand and was constructed at the Airbus Industrie Hamburg plant

It was the first A320-271NEO built for Air New Zealand

It was observed at Finkenwerder in the Air New Zealand livery - January 10, 2019

Engine runs and taxying test carried out - February 15, 2019

First flown with the test registration 'D-AUBR' as AIB715A - February 18, 2019

This test flight lasted 2 hours 5 minutes

Second test flight (C1) flown as AIB715B - February 21, 2019

This test flight lasted 1 hour 7 minutes

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NHA - February 26, 2019

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - February 27, 2019

Departed Hamburg (09:37 CET) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6094 - February 27, 2019

It arrived at Christchurch on completion of the delivery flight - March 02, 2019

Delivery route: Hamburg - Muscat - Kuala Lumpur - Cairns - Christchurch

Elapsed flight time: 23 hours 43 minutes

Operated its first revenue service Christchurch - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as NZ893 - March 11, 2019

Operated its first domestic service Christchurch - Auckland - March 22, 2019

Current with Air New Zealand

 

 

D-ABUR. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport, February 2019.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0325-245.)

ZK-NHA. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, May 29, 2019.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0325-161.)

ZK-NHA. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Wellington Airport, November 20, 2020.

(T. Gorman Copyright Image 0325-236.)