ZK-NND. Airbus A321-271NX. c/n 8629.
This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand and was constructed at the Airbus Industrie Hamburg plant
It was observed at Finkenwerder in primer and Air New Zealand tail without engines installed - November 26, 2018
It was observed at Finkenwerder in primer and Air New Zealand tail with engines installed - December 05, 2018
It was observed at Finkenwerder in the Air New Zealand livery - December 27, 2018
Taxy checks and rejected take-off performed - January 28, 2019
First flown with the test registration 'D-AVYL' as AIB629A - January 29, 2019
This test flight lasted 2 hours 39 minutes and covered 1,078 miles
Second test flight (T2) flown as AIB629B - February 05, 2019
This test flight lasted 1 hour 37 minutes
Third test flight (C1) flown as AIB629C - February 11, 2019
This test flight lasted 27 minutes
Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NND - February 13, 2019
Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand
Accepted by Air New Zealand at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - February 15, 2019
Departed Hamburg (10:02 CET) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6093 - February 15, 2019
The aircraft returned to Hamburg Finkenwerder (17:23 CET) due to operational problems
Departed Hamburg (09:14 CET) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6095 - February 18, 2019
It arrived at Auckland (22:09 NZDT) on completion of the delivery flight - February 21, 2019
Delivery route: Hamburg - Muscat - Kuala Lumpur - Cairns - Auckland
Elapsed flight time: 24 hours 16 minutes
Operated its first revenue service Auckland - Brisbane as NZ739 - March 06, 2019
Current with Air New Zealand
D-AVYL. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport, February 2019.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0321-292.)
ZK-NND. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, September 02, 2019.
(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0321-293.)
ZK-NND. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, May 01, 2021.
(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0321-291.)