ZK-OXA. Airbus A320-232. c/n 5629.


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

This was the first Air New Zealand A320 fitted with 'sharklets'

First flown with the test registration 'F-WWBH' - May 16, 2013

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for the interior fit-out as AIB01BH - May 16, 2013

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse on completion of the interior fit-out as AIB02BH - May 30, 2013

It was leased to Air New Zealand as the registered operator - June 15, 2013

Ferried Toulouse - Paris (Le Bourget) for display at the Paris Air Show as ANZ6399 - June 15, 2013

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-OXA - June 17, 2013

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Departed Paris (Le Bourget) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as ANZ6399 - June 18, 2013

Arrived New Zealand (Auckland) on completion of the delivery flight - June 21, 2013

Delivery route: Paris - Muscat - Singapore - Cairns - Auckland

Operated its first revenue service Auckland - Wellington as NZ451 - June 28, 2013

Current with Air New Zealand



ZK-OXA. Air New Zealand - in the revised white livery at Paris Le Bourget Airport, June 2013.

(C. Laugier Copyright Image 0325-125.)

ZK-OXA. Air New Zealand - in the revised white livery at Christchurch Airport, July 29, 2013.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0325-126.)

ZK-OXA. Air New Zealand - in the 'Silver Fern' livery at Christchurch Airport, April 25, 2015.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0325-127.)