ZK-MVH. Aerospatiale ATR-72-212A-600. c/n 1304.
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-WWEJ' - December 01, 2015
Test flown (T2) Toulouse (Blagnac) - Toulouse (Francazal) - December 03, 2015
The aircraft was painted into the Air New Zealand livery at Toulouse (Francazal)
Ferried Toulouse (Francazal) - Toulouse (Blagnac) - December 11, 2015
Accepted by Air New Zealand at Toulouse (Blagnac) - December 18, 2015
Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-MVH - December 18, 2015
Registered to Mount Cook Airline Limited, Christchurch, New Zealand
Departed Toulouse (07:53 local) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as SXI1532 - December 19, 2015
It arrived at Hamilton on completion of the delivery flight - December 24, 2015
Route: Toulouse - Alexandria - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Kupang - Brisbane - Hamilton
Ferried Hamilton - Christchurch - January 09, 2016
Operated its first Mount Cook revenue service Christchurch - Hamilton as NM304 - January 09, 2016
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
Current with Air New Zealand
ZK-MVH. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, April 28, 2016.
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