ZK-MZA. Aerospatiale ATR-72-212A-600. c/n 1576.


This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand - ?

Built by Avion de Transport Regional (ATR) at Toulouse, France

First flown with the test registration 'F-WWEJ' - September 17, 2019

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-MZA - September 21, 2019

Registered to Mount Cook Airline Limited, Christchurch, New Zealand

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Toulouse (Blagnac) - September 21, 2019

Departed Toulouse (Blagnac) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as SXI1944 - September 21, 2019

It arrived at Christchurch on completion of the delivey flight - September 27, 2019

Delivery route: Toulouse - Alexandria - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Kupang - Brisbane - Christchurch

Operated its first revenue service Christchurch - Hamilton as NZ616 - October 05, 2019

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-MZA. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, June 13, 2020.

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