Air New Zealand’s all black get together

written by australianaviation.com.au | January 12, 2012

Air New Zealand’s new all black Boeing 777-300ER — billed as the world’s largest black aeroplane — arrived in Auckland yesterday.

ZK-OKQ, part of the carrier’s sponsorship of New Zealand’s world champion All Blacks rugby team, joined what is billed as the world’s smallest black aircraft, a 19-seat Beech 1900D turboprop operated by subsidiary Eagle Air, which entered service this week.

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The black 777-300ER touches down. (Air New Zealand)

The noir livery, which features a silver leaf design over a black background, is also featured on a pair of the carrier’s Airbus A320s, with two more Beech 1900Ds set to get the makeover.

Air New Zealand's all black Boeing 777-300ER and Beech 1900D share space at Auckland Airport. (Air New Zealand)

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