VH-VQI. Airbus A320-232. c/n 2717.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd for Jetstar Airways - ?

Powered by IAE V2527-A5 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VQI - March 02, 2006

Registered to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, Sydney

First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWBG' in the Jetstar livery - March 04, 2006

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for interior fit-out as AIB717A - March 04, 2006

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse after the fit-out was completed as AIB717B - March 13, 2006

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse - March 21, 2006

Departed Toulouse on delivery flight to Australia as JST7990 - March 22, 2006

Arrived Newcastle on completion of the delivery flight - March 25, 2006

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

Operated first revenue service Newcastle - Brisbane as JQ390 - March 30, 2006

Registered to RIL Aviation VQI Pty Ltd - May 18, 2006

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated final revenue service Hobart - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ710 - December 31, 2013

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Singapore (Seletar) for end of lease maintenance as JQ7991 - January 01, 2014

The aircraft was prepared for lease to Air Serbia, Belgrade but it was not taken up

Test flown Singapore (Seletar) - Singapore (Seletar) as JQ7992 - February 21, 2014

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - March 21, 2014

Entered onto the Irish Aircraft Register as EI-FER - March 24, 2014

Registered to Hong Kong Aviation Capital, Hong Kong

Cancelled from the Irish Aircraft Register - March 29, 2014

Entered onto the Chinese Aircraft Register as B-LCA - March 29, 2014

Registered to HKAC Leasing, Hong Kong

Leased to HK Express Airways as the registered operator

Ferried Singapore (Seletar) - Hong Kong on delivery to HK Express Airways

Current with HK Express Airways

 

VH-VQI. Jetstar - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, March 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0320-110.)

VH-VQI. Jetstar - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0320-115.)

VH-VQI. Jetstar - in the original livery at Coolangatta Airport, August 2007.

(C. Laugier Copyright Image 0320-123.)

VH-VQI. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 01, 2013.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 0320-832.)

VH-VQI. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 02, 2013.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 0320-393.)

VH-VQI. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 11, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-826.)

VH-VQI. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 20, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-828.)

VH-VQI. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 20, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-827.)