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


 

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 - June 07, 2005

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

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse as AIB475B in full Jetstar livery after fit-out - June 16, 2005

Accepted by Qantas at Toulouse - June 30, 2005

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

Arrived Newcastle at conclusion of 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 as JQ177 - July 12, 2005

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

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as 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 in 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 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 old livery at Adelaide Airport, October 2005.