ZK-NEG. Bombardier DHC-8-311Q. c/n 621.

Was also registered as: C-FFOZ.

 

This aircraft was the seventh DHC-8-300 ordered new by Air New Zealand / Air Nelson

It was rolled out of the Bombardier Inc Canada Toronto (Downsview) plant - January 19, 2006

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FFOZ - January 20, 2006

Registered to Bombardier Inc, Downsview, Ontario

First flown as 'C-FFOZ' - ?

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123B turboprop engines

Ferried Toronto (Downsview) - Azores for demonstration to an Azores based airline - April 08, 2006

Ferry route: Toronto - Goose Bay - Narsarauaq - Belfast - Jersey - Lisbon - Azores

It arrived at Toronto (Downsview) on comnpletion of the demonstation flight - April 08, 2006

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Downsview plant - ?

Departed Toronto (Downsview) on the ferry flight to New Zealand - April 27, 2006

At North Bay the long-range fuel cells were fitted

It arrived at Nelson on completion of the ferry flight - May 02, 2006

Ferry route: Downsview - North Bay - Grand Rapids - Concord - Honolulu - Pago Pago - Auckland - Nelson

The aircraft was officially handed over to Air Nelson at Nelson - May 02, 2006

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - May 05, 2006

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NEG - May 08, 2006

Registered to Air Nelson Limited, Nelson

Operated its first revenue service Nelson - Wellington as NZ8132 - May 14, 2006

Air Nelson ceased to exist - November 18, 2019

The aircraft was transferred to the Air New Zealand Air Operators Certificate - November 19, 2019

Current with Air New Zealand

 

 

ZK-NEG. Air New Zealand Link - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Christchurch Airport, April 23, 2007.

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ZK-NEG. Air New Zealand Link - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Wellington Airport, May 20, 2007.

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ZK-NEG. Air New Zealand Link - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Wellington Airport, August 29, 2009.

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ZK-NEG. Air New Zealand Link - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Christchurch Airport, August 31, 2013.

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ZK-NEG. Air New Zealand Link - in the revised livery at Nelson Airport, December 27, 2016.

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ZK-NEG. Air New Zealand Link - in the revised livery at Wellington Airport, December 29, 2016.

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ZK-NEG. Air New Zealand Link - in the revised livery at Christchurch Airport, date unknown.

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