ZK-NNC. Airbus A321-271NX. c/n 8573.

 

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

It was observed at Finkenwerder in the Air New Zealand livery with engines installed - November 05, 2018

It was observed at the Finkenwerder Midfield Store in the Air New Zealand livery - November 26, 2018

First flown with the test registration 'D-AVXM' as AIB573A - November 28, 2018

This test flight lasted 2 hours 20 minutes

Second test flight (C1) flown as AIB573B - December 04, 2018

This test flight lasted 1 hour 13 minutes

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NNC - December 07, 2018

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Accepted by Air Lease Corporation at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - December 08, 2018

Leased to Air New Zealand as the registered operator

Departed Hamburg (09:42 CET) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6092 - December 08, 2018

It arrived at Auckland (19:36 NZDT) on completion of the delivery flight - December 11, 2018

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

Operated its first revenue service Auckland - Apia as NZ992 - December 19, 2018

Current with Air New Zealand

 

 

D-AVXM. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport, December 2018.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0325-247.)