ZK-NHE. Airbus A320-271N. c/n 10569.

 

 

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

It was observed at Toulouse (Blagnac) in the Air New Zealand livery with engines installed - August 28, 2021

Taxi checks and rejected take-off undertaken using the call-sign 'AIBDR06' - October 01, 2021

First flown with the test registration 'F-WWDR' as AIB01DR - October 01, 2021

This test flight lasted 3 hours

Second test flight (T2) flown as AIB02DR - October 12, 2021

This test flight lasted 1 hour 2 minutes

Third test flight (T3) flown as AIB03DR - October 15, 2021

This test flight lasted 1 hour 0 minutes

Customer acceptance flight (C1) flown as AIB04DR - November 02, 2021

This test flight lasted 1 hours 08 minutes

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NHE - November 06, 2021

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Toulouse (Blagnac) - November 06, 2021

Departed Toulouse (12:02 UTC) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6097 - November 06, 2021

It arrived at Auckland (22:42 NZDT)) on completion of the delivery flight - November 10, 2021

Delivery route: Toulouse - Gander - Los Angeles - Honolulu - Rarotonga - Auckland

It operated a charter flight for the NZ Defence Force as NZ1915 - December 07, 2021

Route: Auckland - Palmerston North

Operated its first domestic revenue service Auckland - Christchurch as NZ6233 - December 08, 2021

Operated its first international revenue service Auckland - Niue Island as NZ963 - January 11, 2022

Current with Air New Zealand

 

 

ZK-NHE. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Wellington Airport, December 17, 2021.

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ZK-NHE. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Wellington Airport, December 17, 2021.

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ZK-NHE. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Wellington Airport, December 17, 2021.

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ZK-NHE. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Wellington Airport, December 17, 2021.

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ZK-NHE. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Wellington Airport, December 17, 2021.

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ZK-NHE. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, December 19, 2021.

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ZK-NHE. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, August 01, 2022.

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ZK-NHE. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 18, 2022.

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