VH-VFT. Airbus A320-232SL. c/n 5532.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways for lease to Jetstar Hong Kong - ?

The registration 'B-KJA' was reserved but was not taken up

First flown as 'F-WWBV' at Toulouse in basic primer as AIB01BV - February 14, 2013

Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2527-A5 engines

Ferried Toulouse - Chateauroux as AIB02BV - February 15, 2013

Ferried Chateauroux - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for interior fit-out as AIB03BV - March 05, 2013

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse on completion of interior fit-out as AIB04BV - March 13, 2013

Test flown at Toulouse as AIB05BV - March 26, 2013

Test flown at Toulouse as AIB06BV - May 06, 2013

Test flown at Toulouse as AIB07BV - June 21, 2013

Placed in open storage at Toulouse as the Operating Certificate for Jetstar Hong Kong was still pending - June 21, 2013

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VFT - September 20, 2013

Registered to BOC Aviation (USA) Corporation, Singapore

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd Australia, Sydney as the registered operator

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse - October 10, 2013

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as JQ7992 - October 11, 2013

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - October 13, 2013

Delivery route: Toulouse - Abu Dubai - Singapore - Melbourne

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Perth as JQ970 - November 13, 2013

Current with Jetstar Airways

 

VH-VFT. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 14, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-746.)

VH-VFT. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 14, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-747.)

VH-VFT. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 27, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-748.)

VH-VFT. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, March 09, 2014.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-745.)

VH-VFT. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 13, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-998.)

VH-VFT. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, May 30, 2016.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0320-744.)