VH-VWT. Airbus A321-231. c/n 3717.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Kingfisher Airlines, India but it was not taken up

Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2533-A5 engines

First flown at Hamburg as D-AVZQ in the Kingfisher livery - December 11, 2008

The Indian registration 'VT-KRE' was reserved but not taken up

The aircraft was not accepted by Kingfisher and placed in storage at Hamburg in the Kingfisher livery

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VWT - September 16, 2009

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd Australia as the registered operator

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Hamburg - September 30, 2009

Departed Hamburg on the ferry flight to the Philippines as JST7992 - October 01, 2009

Arrived Manila in the standard Kingfisher livery on completion of the ferry flight - October 02, 2009

Ferry route: Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Dubai - Singapore - Manila

Repainted into the standard Jetstar livery during pre-service maintenance

Registered to New Skye (U.K.) Ltd - October 06, 2009

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd Australia as the registered operator

Ferried Manila - Darwin - Melbourne (Tullamarine) on delivery to Jetstar as JST992 - October 30, 2009

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Coolangatta as JQ430 - October 31, 2009

Current with Jetstar Airways