VH-VQL. Airbus A320-232. c/n 2642.

 

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

Powered by IAE V2527-A5 engines

Observed at Toulouse in full primer with no registration - October 20, 2005

Observed at Toulouse in the Jetstar livery - December 12, 2005

Was reportedly damaged during production causing a delayed delivery

First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWBZ' in the Jetstar livery - March 27, 2006

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for interior fitout as AIB642A - March 27, 2006

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse after the fit-out was completed as AIB642B - April 04, 2006

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VQL - April 05, 2006

Registered to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, Sydney

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse - April 28, 2006

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as JST7990 - April 29, 2006

Arrived Newcastle on completion of the delivery flight - May 02, 2006

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

Operated first revenue service Newcastle - Melbourne (Avalon) as JQ371 - May 05, 2006

Registered to Macquarie Managed Investments Ltd - May 18, 2006

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - December 09, 2016

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, Sydney as the registered operator

Ferried Melbourne - Darwin - Singapore (Seletar) for planned maintenance as JQ8993 - February 24, 2018

Current with Jetstar Airways

 

VH-VQL. Jetstar - in the original livery at an unknown airport, September 2010.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0321-070.)

VH-VQL. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 24, 2011.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-838.)

VH-VQL. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 24, 2013.

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VH-VQL. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 22, 2013.

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VH-VQL. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 30, 2013.

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VH-VQL. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 01, 2014.

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VH-VQL. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 13, 2015.

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VH-VQL. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 13, 2015.

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