VH-VQX. Airbus A320-232. c/n 2322.
This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd for lease to Jetstar
Powered by IAE V2527-A5 engines
First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWDV' - October 15, 2004
Ferried Toulouse - Chateauroux for interior fit-out as AIB332A - Otober 15, 2004
Ferried Chateauroux - Toulouse on completion of the interior fit-out as AIB332B - November 26, 2004
Entered onto the Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-VQX - November 2004
Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse - November 30, 2004
Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Singapore as JST002 - December 05, 2004
Arrived Singapore on completion of the delivery flight - December 07, 2004
Delivery route: Toulouse - Dubai - Singapore
Jetstar Asia titles weere applied at Singapore after the delivery
Ferried Singapore - Darwin as JSA9002 - March 14, 2005
Ferried Darwin - Newcastle as JQ702 - March 14, 2005
Cancelled from the Singapore Aircraft Register - March 14, 2005
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VQX - March 14, 2005
Registered to RIL Aviation VQX Pty Ltd
Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Maroochydore as JQ364 - March 23, 2005
Current with Jetstar Airways
VH-VQX. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 19, 2005.
(R. Brown Copyright Image 0320-262.)
VH-VQX. Jetstar - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, January 2008.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0320-125.)
VH-VQX. Jetstar - in the original livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, December 20, 2013.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-810.)