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.)