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


 

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 full Jetstar livery - December 12, 2005

Was reportedly damaged during production causing delayed delivery

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

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

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse as AIB642B after fit-out completed - April 4, 2006

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VQL - April 5, 2006

Registered to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd

Accepted by Qantas at Toulouse - April 28, 2006

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

Arrived Newcastle at conclusion of delivery flight - May 2, 2006

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

Operated first revenue service Newcastle - Melbourne as JQ371 - May 5, 2006

Registered to Macquarie Managed Investments Ltd - May 18, 2006

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as registered operator

Current with Jetstar Airways

 


 

 

VH-VQL. Jetstar - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, July 2013.