ZK-NEU. de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102A. c/n 218.
This aircraft was rolled out of the de Havilland Canada Downsview plant - May 1990
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GESR - ?
Registered to de Havilland Canada, Downsview
First flown as 'C-GESR' - May 24, 1990
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC120A turboprop engines
Accepted by Great China Airlines, Taipei at Downsview - June 08, 1990
Entered onto the Chinese Aircraft Register as B-15207 - ?
Sold to Ansett Airlines of New Zealand Ltd - September 1995
Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NEU - September 29, 1995
Registered to Ansett New Zealand Limited, Auckland
Arrived Tamworth for overhaul by Eastern Australia Airlines - October 02, 1995
Leased to Ansett New Zealand - November 01, 1995
Ferried Tamworth - Christchurh - December 17, 1995
The aircraft was configured to seat 40 passengers
Registered to Tasman Pacific Airlines of N.Z. - August 29, 2000
It was named 'City of Invercargill'
Ansett New Zealand ceased operations - September 03, 2000
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Tasman Pacific Airlines of N.Z. commenced operating as Qantas New Zealand - September 04, 2000
Qantas New Zealand ceased operations - April 21, 2001
The aircraft was placed in open storage at Christchurch - April 21, 2001
Sold to Finova Capital Plc, Auckland - June 26, 2001
Registered to Finova Capital Plc, Auckland - June 26, 2001
Leased to Origin Pacific Airways Ltd as the registered operator - February 18, 2002
Returned to Finova Capital Plc on termination of the lease - September 05, 2002
The aircraft was then prepared at Christchurch for lease to Air Marshall Islands
Departed Christchurch in the Marshall Islands livery - December 23, 2002
Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - January 23, 2003
Entered onto the Marshall Islands Aircraft Register as V7-0210 - January 23, 2003
Registered to Finova Capital Plc, Auckland
Leased to Air Marshall Islands as the registered operator
The aircraft had been reconfigured to seat 34 passengers
Current with Air Marshall Islands
ZK-NEU. Ansett New Zealand - in the 'Starmark' livery at Wellington Airport, December 18, 1995.
(M. Richardson Copyright Image 1920-977.)
ZK-NEU. Qantas New Zealand - in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, October 2001.
(J. Mounce Copyright Image 1920-978.)