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Withdrawn from service by Air New Zealand at Auckland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.)