19 November 2012

"All Black" ATR enters service

Mount Cook Airline's first -600 series ATR72, ZK-MVA, entered commercial life on 15 November flying the following services:

NZ5051 Christchurch-Dunedin
NZ5052 Dunedin-Christchurch
NZ5378 Christchurch-Rotorua
NZ5379 Rotorua-Christchurch
NZ5039 Christchurch-Dunedin
NZ5320 Dunedin-Wellington
NZ5361 Wellington-Christchurch

Having arrived at Christchurch from Brisbane on 06 November, the ATR flew circuits at Christchurch 12 November and the following day flew to Nelson, New Plymouth and Wellington before returning to the Garden City.  On 14 November the ATR flew to Dunedin and back as NZ5973/5974.

The second -600 series, ZK-MVB, is set to arrive in January 2013.

ZK-MVA made its first visits to Auckland over the weekend with an evening transit on Saturday and morning transit Sunday.

1 comment:

  1. This aircraft is the first local turboprop to be equipped with ADSB and so can be seen on FlightRadar24.com and their various apps.