ZK-NHD. Airbus A320-271N. c/n 9207.

 

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand and was constructed at the Airbus Industrie Hamburg plant

It was the fourth A320-271NEO built for Air New Zealand

It was observed carrying out taxi tests and rejected take-off - November 12, 2019

First flown with the test registration 'D-AVVF' - November 13, 2019

This test flight lasted 2 hours 04 minutes

Second test flight (T2) flown as AIB207B - November 19, 2019

This test flight lasted 1 hour 10 minutes

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NHD - November 22, 2019

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - November 22, 2019

Departed Hamburg (09:01 CEST) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6092 - November 23, 2019

It arrived at Christchurch on completion of the delivery flight - November 26, 2019

Delivery route: Hamburg - Muscat - Kuala Lumpur - Cairns - Christchurch

Operated its first revenue service Christchurch - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as NZ893 - December 06, 2019

Current with Air New Zealand

 

 

ZK-NHD. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Wellington Airport, March 26, 2021.

(T. Gorman Copyright Image 0325-268.)

ZK-NHD. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, August 20, 2022.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0321-304.)

ZK-NHD. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 19, 2022.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0325-274.)