VH-VND. Airbus A320-232. c/n 3296.
Ordered new by RBS Aviation Pty Ltd
Rolled off the Airbus production line at Toulouse - September 2007
First flown as F-WWDX - October 16, 2007
Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2527-A5 engines
Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) as AIB296A for interior fit-out - October 17, 2007
Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse as AIB296B on completion of fit-out - October 25, 2007
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VND - November 07, 2007
Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest (WFBN) National Associates
Leased to Tiger Airways (Australia) Pty Ltd as registered operator
Accepted by RBS Aviation Pty Ltd at Toulouse - November 07, 2007
Leased to Tiger Airways (Australia) Pty Ltd - November 07, 2007
Departed Toulouse on delivery flight to Australia - November 08, 2007
Arrived Melbourne at conclusion of delivery flight - November 10, 2007
Delivery route: Toulouse - Muscat - Singapore - Melbourne (Tullamarine)
Used for promotional and training flights prior to launching commercial services - November 23, 2007
Operated the first Tiger Airways (Australia) commercial service - November 23, 2007
Operated inaugural Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Coolangatta (Gold Coast) service as TT7402 - November 23, 2007
Virgin Australia announces that it intends to acquire 60% of Tigerair Australia - October 30, 2012
Tigerair would continue to operate as a low cost subsidary of Virgin Australia Airlines
The acquisition was given the approved by the ACCC - April 23, 2013
Current with Tiger Airways (Australia)
VH-VND. Tiger Airways - in the original livery at Adelaide Airport, July 2010.
VH-VND. Tiger Air - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2014.