ZK-NBS

PLANE FACTS: During its 19-year career Air New Zealand’s first Boeing 747-400 registration ZK-NBS:Carried 3.6 million passengers on 11,490 flights. Has flown 88,300 hours, spending more than half its life airborne. Travelled 80 million kilometres, the equivalent...

“Time to say goodbye…”

The continuing decline in global air travel has seen the demise of Air New Zealand’s first Boeing 747-400. The 19-year-old jumbo, named The Bay of Islands, was grounded and put up for sale in December, the Dominion Post reported. There were two potential buyers...

Air NS win a Bombardier award

Air Nelson has earned an on-time performance award for the Oceania region from aircraft manufacturer Bombardier after logging dispatch reliability rates of 99 per cent or better throughout the year. The airline’s general manager, John Hambleton, who leaves the...

747-100 no L/E take off

show_on_map.gif Status: Final Date: 20 NOV 1974 Time: 07:54 Type: Boeing 747-130 Operator: Lufthansa Registration: D-ABYB C/n / msn: 19747/29 First flight: 1970-03-30 (4 years 8 months) Total airframe hrs: 16781 Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7 Crew: Fatalities:...
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