ZK-OYC. Airbus A321-271NX. c/n 11096.



This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand and was constructed at the Airbus Industrie Hamburg plant - 2022

It was the third A321-271NX built for Air New Zealand's domestic operations

This type differs from the Airbus A321-271NX aircraft that are used for Air New Zealand's international operations

in that there is no individual seat-mounted Inflight Entertainment systems fitted

It was observed at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) with the Air New Zealand livery but without engines - December 12, 2022

It was observed undergoing engine runs and taxying checks - January 27, 2023

It was observed carrying out taxi tests and rejected take-off - February 06, 2023

The aircraft was allocated the test registration 'D-AVZA'

First flown Finkenwerder - Finkenwerder as AIB096A - February 07, 2023

Flight time: 2 hours 41 minutes

Customer Acceptance flight (C1) flown as AIB096B - February 14, 2023

Flight time: 1 hour 26 minutes

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - February 17, 2023

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-OYC - February 18, 2023

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand

Departed Hamburg (10:06 local) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6093 - February 18, 2023

It arrived at Auckland (17:18 NZDT) on completion of the delivery flight - February 21, 2023

Delivery route: Hamburg - Muscat - Kuala Lumpur - Cairns - Auckland

Operated its first revenue service Auckland - Wellington as NZ413 - March 01, 2023

Current with Air New Zealand