VH-VWY. Airbus A321-231. c/n 1408.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Wilmington Trust Company - ?

Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2533-A5 engines

Rolled off Airbus production line at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) in the Aero Lloyd livery - January 07, 2001

First flown at Hamburg as 'D-AVZE' - March 15, 2001

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-ALAO - March 26, 2001

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company

Leased to Aero Lloyd as the registered operator

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Frankfurt on delivery to Aero Lloyd as YP9996T - March 27, 2001

Operated first revenue service Frankfurt - Dusseldorf - March 30, 2001

Leased to Ryan International Airlines (U.S.A.) Wichita, Kansas - November 17, 2002

Ferried Frankfurt - Keflavik - Bangor - Chicago as RYN6101 - December 17, 2002

Aircraft entered service with 'Funjet Vacation' titles and Aero Lloyd tail logo

Returned to Aero Lloyd on termination of the lease - May 17, 2003

Aero Lloyd ceased operations - October 16, 2003

The aircraft was ferried Frankfurt - Dusseldorf for storage - October 31, 2003

Leased to Ryan International Airlines (USA) - November 05, 2003

Ferried Frankfurt - Shannon - Goose Bay - Bangor - Wichita - November 05-06, 2003

Ferried Goose Bay - Frankfurt on termination of the lease as RYN8008 - May 02-03, 2004

Returned to Wilmington Trust Company - May 05, 2004

Placed in temporary storage at Frankfurt Airport

Rolled out at Shannon in Spirit Airlines (USA) livery - September 25, 2004

Ferried Shannon - Gander - Detroit - October 26, 2004

Cancelled from the German Aircraft Register - October 27, 2004

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N584NK - October 28, 2004

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company, Delaware

Leased to Spirit Airlines Inc as the registered operator

Ferried Mobile - Victorville on return to lessor at the end of the lease - January 27, 2008

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - March 25, 2008

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VWY - March 26, 2008

Registered to VH-WZ MSN 1408 Pty Ltd, Sydney

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, Melbourne as the registered operator

Departed Victorville on the ferry flight to Australia as JQ7990 - March 28, 2008

Arrived Newcastle in all-white livery on completion of the ferry flight - March 31, 2008

Ferry route: Victorville - Honolulu - Apia - Brisbane - Newcastle

Rolled out at Newcastle in the all-white livery with Jetstar titles and tail logo - April 07, 2008

Ferried Newcastle - Melbourne (Avalon) as JQ7981 - April 18, 2008

Ferried Melbourne (Avalon) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ7980 - April 18, 2008

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Cairns as JQ774 - April 25, 2008

Ferried Melbourne - Sydney (Richmond) for repainting into the Jetstar livery as JQ7982 - November 03, 2008

Ferried Sydney (Richmond) - Newcastle after repainting as JQ7982 - November 21, 2008

Returned to service - ?

Registered to Keystone 1 Limited, Stansted Airport, London, United Kingdom - April 06, 2016

Leased Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, Sydney as the registered operator

Current with Jetstar Airways

 

D-ALAO. Funjet Vacations - in the all-white livery at an unknown airport, May 2003.

(C. Witt Copyright Image 0320-783.)

VH-VWY. Jetstar - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, April 2008.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0320-217.)

VH-VWY. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 18, 2011.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0320-805.)

VH-VWY. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 11, 2013.

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VH-VWY. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 08, 2014.

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VH-VWY. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 08, 2014.

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VH-VWY. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 21, 2014.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-784.)

VH-VWY. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 03, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-785.)

VH-VWY. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 03, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-786.)