VH-YNU. Boeing 737-319. c/n 25607-3126.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand - ?

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - October 1999

First flown at Seattle (Boeing Field) as 'N1786B' - October 13, 1999

Powered by CFMI CFM-56-3C1 engines

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NGH - October 27, 1999

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6733 - October 28, 1999

Arrived Christchurch on completion of the delivery flight - October 29, 1999

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Apia - Christchurch

Entered service with Air New Zealand on domestic routes - November 12, 1999

This aircraft was not named

Operated last Air New Zealand Boeing 737 service to Queenstown - December 26, 2013

Operated final revenue service Christchurch - Auckland as NZ548 - November 05, 2014

Withdrawn from service by Air New Zealand at Auckland

Ferried Auckland - Christchurch for storage as NZ6601 - November 05, 2014

Departed Christchurch on the ferry flight to Kuala Lumpur for overhaul as SXI1431 - November 20, 2014

Ferry route: Christchurch - Cairns - Lombok - Kuala Lumpur

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - November 24, 2014

Sold to Menen Aircraft Leasing Holding Corporation, Balwyn, Victoria - December 03, 2014

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YNU - December 03, 2014

Registered to MENEN Aircraft Leasing Holding Corporation, Australia

Leased to Nauru Air Corporation, Brisbane (t/a as Nauru Airlines) as the registered operator

Ferried Kuala Lumpur - Darwin - Brisbane - February 18, 2015

Handed over to Air Nauru at Brisbane - February 18, 2015

Operated first revenue service with Air Nauru - ?

Current with Air Nauru

 

ZK-NGH. Air New Zealand - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Wellington Airport, November 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4625-161.)

ZK-NGH. Air New Zealand - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Brisbane Airport, October 15, 2005.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4621-940.)

VH-YNU. Nauru Airlines - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2015.

(C. Laugier Copyright Image 4622-114.)

VH-YNU. Nauru Airlines - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, June 30, 2016.

(J. A. Fox Copyright Image 4621-696.)