VH-VFD. Airbus A320-232. c/n 4922.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways for lease to Jetstar Asia but it was not taken up

Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2527-A5 engines

Observed at Toulouse in primer with Jetstar tail but no registration - October 25, 2011

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VFD - October 28, 2011

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd Australia as the registered operator

Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse as 'F-WWIK' - November 2011

First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWIK' - November 17, 2011

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for interior fit-out as AIB922A - November 17, 2011

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse on completion of the cabin fit-out as AIB922B - November 23, 2011

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse - December 08, 2011

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as JST7992 - December 08, 2011

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - December 10, 2011

Delivery route: Toulouse - Dubai - Singapore - Melbourne

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ528 - January 27, 2012

Current with Jetstar Airways

 

VH-VFD. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 19, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-338.)

VH-VFD. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 03, 2013.

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VH-VFD. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 22, 2013.

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VH-VFD. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 12, 2014.

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VH-VFD. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, May 31, 2015.

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VH-VFD. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 25, 2016.

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VH-VFD. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 25, 2016.

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