ZK-NHC. Airbus A320-271N. c/n 8833.

 

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

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

It was observed at Toulouse (Blagnac) in the Air New Zealand livery without engines - February 15, 2019

It was observed at Toulouse (Blagnac) in the Air New Zealand livery with engines - March 02, 2019

First flown with the test registration 'F-WWDE' - March 12, 2019

This test flight lasted 2 hours 49 minutes

Second test flight (T2) flown as AIB833B - March 21, 2019

This test flight lasted 28 minutes

Third test flight (C1) flown as AIB833C - March 26, 2019

This test flight lasted 1 hours 34 minutes

Fouth test flight (C2) flown as AIB833D - March 28, 2019

This test flight lasted 1 hour 11 minutes

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NHBC - April 05, 2019

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Toulouse (Blagnac) - April 06, 2019

Departed Toulouse (11:31 CEST) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6097 - April 06, 2019

Arrived New Zealand (Christchurch) on completion of the delivery flight (21:06 NZST) - April 09, 2019

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

Total elapsed flight time: 24 hours 57 minutes

Operated its first revenue service Christchurch - Brisbane as NZ807 - April 19, 2019

Current with Air New Zealand

 

 

ZK-NHC. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, May 31, 2019.

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