ZK-NHB. Airbus A320-271N. c/n 8803.

 

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

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

It was observed at Finkenwerder in the Air New Zealand livery - February 15, 2019

First flown with the test registration 'D-AUBU' as AIB803A - March 29, 2019

This test flight lasted 2 hours 34 minutes

Second test flight (C1) flown as AIB803B - April 03, 2019

This test flight lasted 1 hour 17 minutes

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NHB - April 06, 2019

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - April 09, 2019

Departed Hamburg (09:17 CET) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6096 - April 09, 2019

Arrived New Zealand (Christchurch) on completion of the delivery flight (21:15 NZST) - April 12, 2019

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

Operated its first revenue service Christchurch - Brisbane as NZ805 - April 18, 2019

Current with Air New Zealand

 

 

ZK-NHB. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, June 24, 2019.

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