VH-VQN. Airbus A320-232. c/n 2600.

 

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

Powered by IAE V2527-A5 engines

First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWBK' in the Jetstar livery - October 28, 2005

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for interior fitout as AIB600A - October 28, 2005

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse after the fit-out was completed as AIB600B - November 07, 2005

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VQN - November 08, 2005

Registered to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, Sydney

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse - November 18, 2005

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as JST990 - November 19, 2005

Arrived Newcastle on completion of the delivery flight - November 22, 2005

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

Ferried Newcastle - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ7985 - November 28, 2005

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Hamilton Island as JQ710 - November 28, 2005

Registered to SMBC Aviation Capital Australia Leasing Pty Ltd - December 21, 2005

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated final service in old livery Launceston - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ744 - November 21, 2010

Rolled out at Melbourne (Tullamarine) with 'Telstra Next Generation' decals - November 22, 2010

Returned to service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ508 - November 23, 2010

Operated final revenue service Adelaide (West Beach) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ769 - October 06, 2013

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Singapore (Seletar) as JQ7991 - October 07, 2013

Ferry route: Melbourne - Darwin - Singapore

Operated end-of-lease test flight Singapore (Seletar) - Singapore (Seletar) as JQ7994 - December 07, 2013

Observed at Singapore (Seletar) in Tiger Mandala livery as 'VH-VQN' - December 29, 2013

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - March 13, 2014

Entered onto the Irish Aircraft Register as EI-FEN - March 18, 2014

Registered to SMBC Aviation Capital Leasing Pty Ltd

The intended lease to Tiger Mandala as 'PK-RMW' did not eventuate

Observed stored at Singapore (Seletar) as 'EI-FEN' - June 14, 2014

Observed at Singapore (Seletar) in Bangkok Airways livery as 'EI-FEN' - June 30, 2014

Cancelled from the Irish Aircraft Register - July 23, 2014

Entered onto the Thai Aircraft Register as HS-PPK - July 24, 2014

Registered to SMBC Aviation Capital Leasing Pty Ltd

Leased to Bangkok Airways as the registered operator

Ferried Singapore (Seletar) - Bangkok on delivery to Bangkok Airways - July 25, 2014

Current with Bangkok Airways

 

VH-VQN. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 04, 2005.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 0320-252.)

VH-VQN. Jetstar - in the standard livery with additional 'Telstra Next G Force' decals at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 2011.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 0320-251.)

VH-VQN. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 07, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-349.)

VH-VQN. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 21, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-692.)

HS-PPK. Bangkok Air - in the standard livery at Bangkok Airport, January 07, 2015.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-693.)