ZK-NAB. Boeing 737-204A. c/n 22364-696.
Was also registered as: G-BHWE; PK-JGP.
This aircraft was ordered new by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) - ?
Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BHWE (CofR G-BHWE/R1) - July 30, 1980
Registered to Britannia Airways Limited, Luton
First flown at Seattle (Boeing Field) as 'G-BHWE' - August 26, 1980
Accepted by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) at Seattle - September 09, 1980
Leased to Britannia Airways Limited as the registered operator - September 09, 1980
Operated its first revenue service - ?
It was periodically leased to GB Airways when maintenance was carried out on their aircraft
Sub-leased to British Airtours - April 01, 1985
Returned to Britannia Airways at the end of the sub-lease - March 25, 1987
It was withdrawn from Britannia Airways service - February 1994
Returned to International Lease Finance Corporation at the end of the lease - February 10, 1994
Lease to Air New Zealand - February 10, 1994
The aircraft arrived at Christchurch on completion of the ferry flight from the United Kingdom - February 13, 1994
Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - February 14, 1994
Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NAB - February 15, 1994
Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland
The aircraft was named 'Parera' (grey duck)
Operated its first Air New Zealand revenue service - February 1994
The aircraft was retro-fitted with Nordam engine hush-kits - ?
Operated the airline's final Boeing 737-200 revenue service Christchurch - Auckland - December 17, 2001
Operated a special ferry flight Auckland - Christchurch (Capt G. Dunn) as NZ509 - December 17, 2001
This flight was for invited guests to celebrate the end of Boeing 737-200 operations
It was withdrawn from service and placed in open storage at Christchurch - December 17, 2001
Test flown Christchurch - Christchurch - November 19, 2002
Flight crew: Capt P. Kirk; F/O G. Donaldson
The aircraft was returned to ILFC at the end of the lease - November 22, 2002
Leased to Airmark Indonesia Aviation. Jakarta, Indonesia - November 2002
Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the Indonesian Aircraft Register as PK-AIG - November 22, 2002
Registered to Airmark Indonesia Aviation, Jakarta
Departed Christchurch on the ferry flight to Indonesia - ?
Reregistered as PK-JGP - July 06, 2003
Registered to Jatayu Air, Jakarta
The aircraft was withdrawn from service by Jatayu Air - September 2005
It was placed in open storage Surabaya Juanda Airport
Current status - ?
G-BHWE. Britannia - 'Sir Sydney Camm' in the new livery at Munich Airport, January 1984.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4625-209.)
G-BHWE. British Airtours - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, January 1986.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4625-210.)
ZK-NAB. Air New Zealand - 'Parera' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 1994.
(M. Richardson Copyright Image 4625-109.)
ZK-NAB. Air New Zealand - 'Parera' in the original livery at Christchurch Airport, November 1996.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4625-526.)
ZK-NAB. Air New Zealand - 'Parera' in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Wellington Airport, February 2001.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4625-048.)
ZK-NAB. Air New Zealand - 'Parera' in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Christchurch Airport, December 17, 2001.
This was the very last flight of an Air New Zealand Boeing 737 series 200.
(P. Sheehan Collection Copyright Image 4625-538.)