VH-VGZ. Airbus A320-232. c/n 3917.

 

Ordered new by R.B.S. Aerospace (U.K.)

Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2527-A5 engines

Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse in the standard Jetstar livery - May 09, 2009

First flown at Toulouse as F-WWBF in the standard Jetstar livery - May 14, 2009

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) as AIB917A for interior fitout - May 14, 2009

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VGZ - May 27, 2009

Registered to RBS Aerospace (U.K.) Pty Ltd

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd Australia as the registered operator

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse as AIB917B following completion of fitout - May 28, 2009

Accepted by RBS Aerospace at Toulouse - June 09, 2009

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator - June 09, 2009

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as JST7992 - June 10, 2009

Arrived Newcastle on completion of the delivery flight - June 12, 2009

Delivery route: Toulouse - Dubai - Singapore - Darwin - Newcastle

Ferried Newcastle - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JST7981 - June 16, 2009

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Hobart as JQ711 - June 16, 2009

Registered to New Skye (UK) Ltd, London - September 29, 2009

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated last service in old livery Hobart - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ710 - February 23, 2010

Rolled out at Melbourne (Tullamarine) in special 'Quicksilver' livery - February 25, 2010

This special livery was developed in partnership with the surf wear brand 'Quicksilver'

It featured Australian surfer Julian Wilson wearing his signature board shorts

They were designed by his mother who was the owner of the Quicksilver brand

It was to promote the 2010 Quicksilver Pro Surfing Championships held at the Gold Coast - February 27-28, 2010

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ7992 - February 25, 2010

Returned to service Sydney - Maroochydore - Sydney as JQ782 / JQ783 - February 25, 2010

The Quicksilver decals were removed - February 2012

Current with Jetstar Airways

 

VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 01, 2009.

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VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Coolangatta Airport, August 2009.

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VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the 'Quiksilver' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 2010.

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VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the 'Quiksilver' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 2010.

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VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the 'Quiksilver' livery at Adelaide Airport, October 01, 2010.

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VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the 'Quiksilver' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, July 29, 2011.

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VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 07, 2013.

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VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 29, 2015.

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VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 29, 2015.

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VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 07, 2016.

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VH-VGZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 07, 2016.

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