ZK-OKQ. Boeing 777-319ER. c/n 40689-984.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand - ?

Rolled out of the production hangar at Everett (Paine Field) - November 30, 2011

Entered the Boeing paint shop to receive the 'Crazy About Rugby' livery - December 12, 2011

Rolled out in the Air New Zealand 'All Blacks' livery - December 17, 2011

First flown from Everett (Paine Field) - December 30, 2011

Powered by General Electric GE-90-115B engines

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Everett (Paine Field) - January 10, 2012

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-OKQ - January 11, 2012

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland

Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to New Zealand as NZ6391 - January 11, 2012

Arrived Auckland on completion of the delivery flight - Januarey 12, 2012

Operated first revenue service Auckland - Brisbane as NZ135 - January 19, 2012

Ferried Auckland - Ohakea for display the the Ohakea Air Show as NZ6691 - March 31, 2012

Made a fly-over at the Wanaka Air Show to display the special livery - April 08, 2012

Operated special charter Auckland - Buenos Aires as NZ6691 - September 22, 2012

This flight was to take the New Zealand 'All Blacks' Rugby Union team for the tour of South America

Operated special charter Buenos Aires - Auckland as NZ1935 - September 30, 2012

This flight was to bring the New Zealand 'All Blacks' Rugby Union team back from the tour of South America

Operated the inaugural Boeing 777-319ER flight Auckland - Papeete - Auckland - July 04 - 05, 2014

Operated Auckland - Los Angeles - Chicago (O'Hare) with the New Zealand 'All Blacks' - October 25, 2014

Ferried Auckland - Singapore (Paya Lebar) for maintenance and repainting - May 03, 2016

Ferried Singapore (Paya Lebar) - Auckland in the revised 'All Black' livery as NZ6006 - June 14, 2016

Returned to service - ?

Current with Air New Zealand

 

ZK-OKQ. Air New Zealand - in the 'All Blacks' livery at Ohakea Air Force Base, March 31, 2012.

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ZK-OKQ. Air New Zealand - in the 'All Blacks' livery at Christchurch Airport, October 14, 2012.

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ZK-OKQ. Air New Zealand - in the 'All Blacks' livery at Los Angeles Airport, July 2013.

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ZK-OKQ. Air New Zealand - in the 'All Blacks' livery at Auckland Airport, April 19, 2014.

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ZK-OKQ. Air New Zealand - in the 'All Blacks' livery at Auckland Airport, April 25, 2014.

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