ZK-NHF. Airbus A320-271N. c/n 10589.

 

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 without engines installed - August 26, 2021

Taxi checks and rejected take-off undertaken using the call-sign 'AIBTM05' - October 11,

Taxi checks and rejected take-off undertaken using the call-sign 'AIBTM05' - October 13, 2021

First flown with the test registration 'F-WWTM' as AIB01TM - October 13, 2021

This test flight lasted 2 hours 49 minutes

Second test flight (T2) flown as AIB02TM - October 22, 2021

This test flight lasted 1 hour 10 minutes

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Toulouse (Blagnac) - October 28, 2021

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NHF - October 29, 2021

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Departed Toulouse (11:00 UTC) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6095 - October 30, 2021

It arrived at Auckland (21:55 NZDT)) on completion of the delivery flight - November 03, 2021

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

Operated its first domestic revenue service Auckland - Wellington as NZ1289 - November 20, 2021

Operated its first international revenue service Auckland - Niue Island as NZ1174 - November 23, 2021

Current with Air New Zealand

 

 

F-WWTM. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Toulouse Blagnac Airport, October 13, 2021.

(P. Sheehan Collection Copyright Image 0321-262.)

ZK-NHF. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, January 15, 2022.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0321-263.)

ZK-NHF. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Wellington Airport, January 21, 2022.

(T. Gorman Copyright Image 0325-265.)

ZK-NHF. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Wellington Airport, January 21, 2022.

(T. Gorman Copyright Image 0325-266.)