VH-VNA. Airbus A320-232. c/n 2204. (n.t.u.)


This aircraft was ordered new by GATX Aircraft Leasing Pty Ltd

Rolled off the Airbus production line at Toulouse - March 2004

First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWDI' - April 05, 2004

Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2527-A5 engines

Accepted by GATX at Toulouse - June 25, 2004

Leased to Tiger Airways (Singapore) - June 25, 2004

Entered onto the Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-TAA - June 2004

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Singapore - July 19, 2004

Delivery route: Toulouse - Muscat - Singapore

Entered service with Tiger Air - July 2004

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) as TGW9571 using the call-sign 'GoCat 9571' - September 16, 2007

It was utilised on promotional flights for Tiger Airways prior to the launch of its Australian services

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Darwin - Singapore as TGW9531 - September 19, 2007

It was originally intended for Tiger Airways Australia Pty Ltd as 'VH-VNA' but the lease was not taken up

Sold to Macquarie Aircraft Leasing Services

Leased to Tiger Airways (Singapore) as the registered operator

Current with Tiger Airways (Singapore) as 9V-TAA



9V-TAA. Tiger Airways - in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, November 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0320-159.)