VH-VWZ. Airbus A321-231. c/n 1195.
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 Aero Lloyd livery - March 07, 2000
First flown at Hamburg as 'D-AVZK' - March 13, 2000
Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-ALAL - April 19, 2000
Registered to Wilmington Trust Company
Leased to Aero Lloyd as the registered operator
Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Frankfurt on delivery to Aero Lloyd - April 19, 2000
Observed at Salzburg with 'Cairvanair' titles and logo on left side for movie - March 29, 2001
Aero Lloyd ceased operations - October 16, 2003
Rolled out at Frankfurt in basic Aero Lloyd livery with 'Funjet Vacations' titles - December 12, 2003
Departed Frankfurt on the ferry flight to the United States as RYN6501 - December 16, 2003
Arrived Wichita on completion of the ferry flight - December 18, 2003
Ferry route: Frankfurt - Shannon - Goose Bay - Wichita
Leased to Ryan International Airlines (USA) - December 18, 2003
Returned to lessor at Frankfurt at end of lease for storage - April 27, 2004
Observed at Shannon in the Spirit Airlines livery - August 27, 2004
Departed Shannon on ferry flight to the United States - September 02, 2004
Cancelled from the German Aircraft Register - September 10, 2004
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N583NK - September 13, 2004
Registered to Wilmington Trust Company, Delaware
Leased to Spirit Airlines Inc as the registered operator
Ferried Mobile - Victorville on return to the lessor at end of the lease - February 20, 2008
Painted in the Jetstar Australia livery at Victorville
Observed at Victorville with new billboard 'Jetstar' titles - March 24, 2008
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - May 06, 2008
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VWZ - May 08, 2008
Registered to VH-WZ MSN 1195 Pty Ltd, Sydney
Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, Melbourne as the registered operator
Departed Victorville on the ferry flight to Australia as JQ7990 - May 13, 2008
Arrived Newcastle on completion of the ferry flight- May 15, 2008
Ferried Newcastle - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ7981 - May 23, 2008
Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Cairns - May 24, 2008
Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - September 20, 2016
Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator
Ferried Melbourne - Darwin - Singapore (Seletar) for planned maintenance as JQ8995 - February 01, 2018
Ferried Singapore (Seletar) - Darwin - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ8998 - February 28, 2018
Current with Jetstar Airways
VH-VWZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Cairns Airport, March 2009.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0320-148.)
VH-VWZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 13, 2013.
(M. Lynam Copyright Image 0320-273.)
VH-VWZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Coolangatta Airport, October 2013.
(C. Laugier Copyright Image 0320-806.)
VH-VWZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 03, 2016.
(T. Hynes Copyright Image 0320-781.)
VH-VWZ. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, January 28, 2018.
(D. Gibbs Copyright Image 0320-782.)