ZK-NNF. Airbus A321-271NX. c/n 8839.
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 with engines installed - April 18, 2019
It was observed at Finkenwerder in the Air New Zealand livery - March 29, 2019
Engine runs and taxying test carried out - June 28, 2019
Taxy checks and rejected take-off performed - July 01, 2019
First flown with the test registration 'D-AYAR' as AIB839A - July 02, 2019
This test flight lasted 2 hours 48 minutes
Second test flight (T2) flown as AIB839B - July 09, 2019
This test flight lasted 1 hour 26 minutes
Third test flight (C1) flown as AIB839C - July 11, 2019
This test flight lasted 36 minutes
Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NNF - July 13, 2019
Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand
Accepted by Air New Zealand at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - July 14, 2019
Departed Hamburg (11:41 CEST) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6099 - July 15, 2019
It arrived at Christchurch on completion of the delivery flight - July 18, 2019
Delivery route: Hamburg - Muscat - Kuala Lumpur - Cairns - Christchurch
Elapsed flight time: 26 hours 32 minutes
Operated its first revenue service Christchurch - Auckland as NZ522 - July 25, 2019
Operated its first international service Christchurch - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as NZ891 - July 26, 2019
Current with Air New Zealand
ZK-NNF. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, July 29, 2019.
(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0321-288.)
ZK-NNF. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, May 18, 2021.
(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0321-289.)
ZK-NNF. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 23, 2022.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0321-287.)