VH-VQB. Airbus A320-232. c/n 3743.

 

This aircraft was ordered new International Lease Finance Company - ?

Powered by IAE V2527-A5 engines

First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWII' in the standard Jetstar livery - December 17, 2008

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for interior fit-out as AIB43A - December 18, 2008

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VQB - December 22, 2008

Registered to Wombat 3668 Leasing Pty Ltd, Brisbane

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse after the fit-out was completed as AIB43B - January 09, 2009

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse - January 20, 2009

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as JST992 - January 21, 2009

Arrived Newcastle on completion of the delivery flight - January 24, 2009

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

Ferried Newcastle - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ7981 - January 31, 2009

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Coolangatta as JQ416 - January 31, 2009

Operated final revenue service Perth - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ981 - November 11, 2014

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Darwin - Singapore (Seletar) as JQ7997 - November 11, 2014

Returned to lessor on termination of the lease

Observed at Singapore (Seletar) in the standard Viva Aeronus livery - December 29, 2014

Test flown Sigapore (Seletar) - Singapore (Changi) - Singapore (Seletar) as JQ7990 - December 30, 2014

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - January 20, 2015

Entered onto the Mexican Aircraft Register as XA-VAH - January 2015

Registered to AerCap Leasing

Leased to Aeroenlaces Nacionales S.A. de C.V. t/a Viva Aerobus as the registered operator

Departed Singapore (Seletar) on the ferry flight to Mexico as VIV6800 - February 06, 2015

Arrived Monterrey on colpletion of the ferry flight - February 09, 2015

Ferry route: Singapore - Guam - Hololulu - Monterrey

Current with Viva Aerobus

 

VH-VQB. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, August 31, 2013.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0320-586.)

VH-VQB. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 06, 2014.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-813.)