VH-VQT. Airbus A320-232. c/n 2475.

 

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

Powered by IAE V2527-A5 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VQT - May 27, 2005

Registered to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd

First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWDS' in the Jetstar livery - June 07, 2005

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for interior fit-out as AIB475A - June 07, 2005

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse after the fit-out was completed as AIB475B - June 16, 2005

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse - June 30, 2005

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as JST7990 - July 01, 2005

Arrived Newcastle on completion of the delivery flight - July 04, 2005

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

Ferried Newcastle - Coolangatta as JQ7982 - July 11, 2005

Operated first revenue service Coolangatta - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ177 - July 12, 2005

Registered to RIL Aviation VQT Pty Ltd - July 21, 2007

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated final revenue service Perth - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ973 - March 31 - April 01, 2013

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Darwin - Singapore (Seletar) as JQ7990 - April 09, 2013

Rolled out at Singapore (Seletar) in the Tianjin Airlines livery - May 23, 2013

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - June 27, 2013

Entered onto the Irish Aircraft Register as EI-FCF - June 27, 2013

Registered to QBE Aircraft Leasing

Cancelled from the Irish Aircraft Register - July 2013

Entered onto the Chinese Aircraft Register as B-9948 - July 2013

Registered to QBE Aircraft Leasing

Leased to Tianjin Airlines as the registered operator

Ferried Singapore - Bangkok (Don Maung) - Tianjin as GCR9948 - July 24, 2013

Operated first revenue service Tiajin - Wuhan as GCR6691 - July 29, 2013

Current with Tianjin Airlines

 

VH-VQT. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 11, 2005.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 0320-258.)

VH-VQT. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 20, 2011.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-843.)

VH-VQT. Jetstar - in the original livery at Christchurch Airport, July 07, 2012.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0320-702.)

VH-VQT. Jetstar - in the original livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0321-049.)