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


 

Ordered new by Wilmington Trust Company

Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2533-A5 engines

Rolled off Airbus production line at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) in Aero Lloyd livery - January 7, 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 registered operator

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Frankfurt as YP9996T on delivery to Aero Lloyd - 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 and end of lease - May 17, 2003

Aero Lloyd ceased operations - October 16, 2003

Aircraft ferried Frankfurt - Dusseldorf - October 31, 2003

Leased to Ryan International Airlines (USA) - November 5, 2003

Ferried Frankfurt - Shannon - Goose Bay - Bangor - Wichita - November 5-6, 2003

Ferried Goose Bay - Frankfurt as RYN8008 at end of lease - May 2-3, 2004

Returned to Wilmington Trust Company - May 5, 2004

Placed in temporary storage at Frankfurt Airport

Rolled out at Shannon in full 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 U. S. Aircraft Register as N584NK - October 28, 2004

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company, Delaware

Leased to Spirit Airlines Inc as registered operator

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

Cancelled from the U. S. 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 registered operator

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

Arrived Newcastle in all-white livery at conclusion of delivery flight - March 31, 2008

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

Rolled out at Newcastle in all-white livery with Jetstar titles and tail logo - April 7, 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) as JQ7982 for repainting into full Jetstar livery - November 3, 2008

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

Returned to service - ?

Current with Jetstar Airways

 


 

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

 

VH-VWY. Jetstar - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, April 2013.