ZK-OKP. Boeing 777-319ER. c/n 39041-972.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand - ?

Rolled out of the production hangar at Everett (Paine Field) - October 10, 2011

First flown from Everett (Paine Field) - October 28, 2011

Powered by General Electric GE-90-115B engines

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Everett (Paine Field) - November 07, 2011

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-OKP - November 08, 2011

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland

Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6391 - November 08, 2011

Arrived Auckland on completion of the delivery flight - November 09, 2011

Operated first revenue service Auckland - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as NZ125 - November 14, 2011

Withdrawn from service at Auckland for the 'Hobbit' promotional livery to be applied - November 2012

Rolled out at Auckland with 'The Hobbit' livery - November 27, 2012

Operated special charter Auckland - Wellington as NZ6691 - November 27, 2012

This flight was to drop the 'Hobbit' cast and film crew at Wellington for the film's premiere

Operated Auckland - Auckland with a low-level flyover of Wellington - November 28, 2012

This flight was to celebrate the premiere showing of the Hobbit movie in Wellington that day

Ferried Auckland - Singapore (Paya Lebar) for maintenance and repainting as NZ6018 - August 15, 2016

The repaint involved removing the Hobbit livery and applying the 'Silver Fern' livery

Ferried Singapore (Paya Lebar) - Auckland in the new corporate livery - September 27, 2016

Returned to service Auckland - Los Angeles as NZ6 - September 27, 2016

Current with Air New Zealand

 

ZK-OKP. Air New Zealand - in the white livery at Auckland Airport, April 11, 2012.

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ZK-OKP. Air New Zealand - in the 'Hobbit' livery at Auckland Airport, December 01, 2012.

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ZK-OKP. Air New Zealand - in the 'Hobbit' livery at Christchurch Airport, September 10, 2014.

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ZK-OKP. Air New Zealand - in the 'Hobbit' livery at Christchurch Airport, September 10, 2014.

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ZK-OKP. Air New Zealand - in the 'Hobbit' livery at Auckland Airport, January 01, 2015.

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