VH-JQE. Airbus A320-232. c/n 2457.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by International Lease Finance Corporation - ?

Powered by IAE V2527-A5 engines

Rolled off the production line at Toulouse in an all-white livery - May 2005

Observed at Toulouse as F-WWDK with 'TC-OGR' under wing - May 10, 2005

First flown at Toulouse as F-WWDK - May 23, 2005

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) as AIB457B for interior fit-out - May 24, 2005

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse as AIB457C after fit-out completed - June 3, 2005

Accepted by International Lease Finance Corp at Toulouse - June 16, 2005

The original lease to Jetstar Asia as '9V-JSG' not taken up

Entered onto the Turkish Aircraft Register as TC-OGR - June 2005

Leased to Atlas International (Turkey) as the registered operator - June 16, 2005

Departed Toulouse in all-white livery as OGE902 on the delivery flight to Turkey - June 16, 2005

Arrived Istanbul on completion of the delivery flight - June 18, 2005

Delivery route: Toulouse - Maastricht - Istanbul

Entered service with Atlas International - June 2005

Sub-leased to Saudi Arabian Airlines in Saudi livery - February 07, 2007

Ferried Beirut - Istanbul after repainting in Saudi livery - February 07, 2007

Returned to Atlas at the end of the lease - November 2007

Returned to International Lease Finance at end of the Atlas lease - November 2007

Ferried Istanbul - Beirut for repainting into Jetstar Australia livery - December 29, 2007

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-JQE - February 01, 2008

Registered to International Lease Finance Corporation

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Departed Istanbul on the ferry flight to Australia as JQ7998 - February 04, 2008

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the ferry flight - February 05, 2008

Ferry route: Istanbul - Dubai - Kuala Lumpur - Darwin - Melbourne

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Ballina as JQ464 - February 14, 2008

Registered to AWAS 2457 LLC - April 23, 2008

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated final revenue service Maroochydore - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ435 - November 29, 2009

Prepared for lease to Jetstar Asia

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - December 09, 2009

Entered onto the Singaporean Aircraft Register as 9V-JSG - December 09, 2009

Ferried Melbourne - Darwin - Singapore on the ferry flight to Jetstar Asia as JQ900 - December 10, 2009

Operated final revenue service Ho Chi Minh City - Singapore as GK552 - November 02, 2012

Retrned to AWAS on termination of lease at Singapore (Seletar)

Test flown at Singapore as JSA93 - January 15, 2013

Cancelled from the Singaporean Aircraft Register - January 16, 2013

Entered onto the Irish Aircraft Register as EI-EZG - January 17, 2013

Registered to AWAS Ireland Leasing Four Ltd

The intended lease to Pakistan Airlines did not eventuate

Observed at Singapore in all-white livery - January 17, 2013

Ferried Singapore - Male - Muscat - Sofia for storage - January 28 - 29, 2013

Observed stored at Sofia in all-white livery as 'EI-EZG' - January 29, 2013

Prepared for lease to Air Via (Bulgaria) with a sub-lease to WOW Air (Iceland) - May 2013

Cancelled from the Irish Aircraft Register - May 2013

Entered onto the Bulgarian Aircraft Register as LZ-WOW - May 2013

Ferried Chateauroux - Keklavik after repaint into the WOW livery - May 17, 2013

Observed in service with WOW - May 25, 2013

Current with WOW Air

 

TC-OGR. Saudi Arabian - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, October 2007.

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