ZK-MCJ. Aerospatiale ATR-72-212A-500. c/n 0624.
Was also registered as: F-WQKI.
This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand - ?
Built by Avion de Transport Regional (ATR) at Toulouse, France
First flown (T1) Toulouse (Blagnac) - Toulouse (Blagnac) as 'F-WWEW' - December 02, 1999
Entered onto the French Aircraft Register as F-WQKI - December 1999
Accepted by Air New Zealand at Toulouse (Blagnac) - December 1999
Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to New Zealand as SXI? - December 1999
It arrived at Christchurch on completion of the delivery flight - December 20, 1999
Cancelled from the French Aircraft Register - December 20, 1999
Route: Toulouse - Alexandria - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Kupang - Brisbane - Christchurch
Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-MCJ - December 30, 1999
Registered to Mount Cook Airline Limited, Christchurch, New Zealand
Operated its first Mount Cook revenue service Christchurch - ? as NZ? - January 2000
Mount Cook Airline was wound up - December 2019
Mount Cook Airline ceased to exist at the close of business - December 09, 2019
The aircraft was transferred to the Air New Zealand Air Operators Certificate
Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland - December 10, 2019
Operated its last revenue service ? - Christchurch as NZ? - February 04, 2020
It was withdrawn from service and stored at Christchurch pending its disposal
Currently stored at Christchurch
ZK-MCJ. Air New Zealand Link - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery with additional 'Mount Cook Airline Ltd' titles at Wellington Airport, November 2000.
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ZK-MCJ. Air New Zealand Link - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery with additional 'Mount Cook Airline Ltd' titles at Christchurch Airport, June 04, 2012.
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ZK-MCJ. Air New Zealand Link - in the modified 'Pacific Wave' livery with additional 'Mount Cook Airline Ltd' titles at Christchurch Airport, June 21, 2014.
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ZK-MCJ. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, May 02, 2015.
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ZK-MCJ. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Auckland Airport, March 30, 2016.
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