VH-VQZ. Airbus A320-232. c/n 2292.
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-WWBZ' - September 30, 2004
Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for interior fit-out as AIB292A - September 30, 2004
Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse after fit-out as AIB292B - October 18, 2004
Entered onto the Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-VQZ - November 2004
Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse - November 04, 2004
Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Singapore as JST001 - November 05, 2004
Arrived Singapore on completion of the delivery flight - November 10, 2004
Delivery route: Toulouse - Dubai - Singapore
Ferried Singapore - Darwin as JSA9001 - March 10, 2005
Ferried Darwin - Newcastle as JQ701 - March 10, 2005
Cancelled from the Singapore Aircraft Register - March 10, 2005
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VQZ - March 10, 2005
Registered to RIL Aviation VQZ Pty Ltd
Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Ferried Newcastle - Melbourne (Tullamarine) - ?
Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Maroochydore as JQ638 - March 18, 2005
Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - December 04, 2015
Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, Sydney as the registered operator
Current with Jetstar Airways
VH-VQZ. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 20, 2005.
(R. Brown Copyright Image 0320-265.)
VH-VQZ. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 02, 2006.
(R. Brown Copyright Image 0320-264.)
VH-VQZ. Jetstar - in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 16, 2017.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-804.)