VH-VQZ. Airbus A320-232. c/n 2292.
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) as AIB292A for interior fit-out - September 30, 2004
Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse as AIB292B after fit-out - October 18, 2004
Entered onto the Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-VQZ - November 2004
Accepted by Qantas at Toulouse - November 4, 2004
Departed Toulouse on delivery flight to Singapore as JST001 - November 5, 2004
Arrived Singapore at conclusion of 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 registered operator
Ferried Newcastle - Melbourne - ?
Operated first revenue service Melbourne - Maroochydore as JQ638 - March 18, 2005
Current with Jetstar Airways
VH-VQZ. Jetstar - in the old livery at Adelaide Airport, November 2005.
VH-VQZ. Jetstar - in the old livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2006.