VH-JQH. Airbus A320-232. c/n 2453.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Boullioun Aviation Services - ?

Powered by IAE V2527-A5 engines

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

First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWIC' - May 19, 2005

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for the interior fit-out - May 19, 2005

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse after the fit-out was completed - May 30, 2005

Accepted by Boullioun Aviation Services at Toulouse - June 10, 2005

The original intended lease to Jetstar Asia as '9V-JSF' was not taken up

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

Leased to Atlas International (Turkey) - June 10, 2005

Departed Toulouse in all-white livery on delivery flight to Atlas as OGE902 - June 11, 2005

Arrived Istanbul on completion of the delivery flight - June 13, 2005

Delivery route: Toulouse - Maastricht - Istanbul

Entered service with Atlas International - June 2005

Sub-leased to Saudi Arabian Airlines - 2007

Returned to Atlas atthe end of the lease - December 2007

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

Repainted in the Jetstar Australia livery at Maastricht - December 2007

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-JQH - December 18, 2007

Registered to International Lease Finance Corporation (USA)

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Departed Maastricht on the ferry flight to Australia as JQ7996 - December 18, 2007

Arrived Newcastle on completion of the ferry flight - December 20, 2007

Ferry route: Maastricht - Istanbul - Muscat - Singapore - Darwin - Newcastle

Ferried Newcastle - Melbourne (Avalon) as JQ7981 - December 24, 2007

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Avalon) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ602 - December 26, 2007

Operated final revenue service Hobart - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ710 - January 31, 2010

Observed at John Holland Aviation Services (Tullamarine) being prepared for Jetstar Asia - February 2010

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - February 24, 2010

Entered onto the Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-JSF - February 24, 2010

Registered to Jetstar Asia, Singapore

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Darwin - Singapore - February 24, 2010

Current with Jetstar Asia

 

9V-JSF. Jetstar - in the original livery with additional 'Valuair' titles at Singapore Changi Airport, October 23, 2013.

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