VH-EBB. Airbus A330-202. c/n 0522.


 

Second of four A330-201 ordered new by Qantas - November 29, 2001

Order converted to A330-202 series aircraft

Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse, France - August 27, 2002

Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80E1A3 engines

First flown as F-WWYQ - November 26, 2002

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EBB - November 27, 2002

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Accepted by Qantas at Toulouse, France - December 23, 2002

Aircraft originally named 'Freycinet Peninsula'

Departed Toulouse as QF6008 on delivery flight to Australia - December 24, 2002

Arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) at conclusion of delivery flight (Captain B. Simpson) - December 25, 2002

Delivery route: Toulouse - Melbourne (non-stop)

During pre-service maintenance aircraft name was changed to 'Albany'

'City Flyer' titles added to aircraft in Melbourne during pre-service preparation

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney as QF6123 - January 08, 2003

Operated first revenue service Sydney - Melbourne as QF421 - January 09, 2003

Registered to Qantas EBB G.I.E. - April 21, 2006

Operated last Qantas revenue service Perth - Sydney as QF566 - October 28, 2006

Departed Sydney as JQ7992 for maintenance and repaint by LH Technics, Manila - October 28, 2006

Ferry route: Sydney - Melbourne - Brisbane - Cairns - Darwin - Manila

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator - November 14, 2006

Ferried Manila - Darwin - Melbourne as JQ7990 in full Jetstar livery - November 14, 2006

Operated inaugural Jetstar International service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Bangkok as JQ029 - November 23, 2006

Operated final Jetstar revenue service Honolulu - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ2 - May 03 - 04, 2014

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Brisbane as JQ7986 for post-lease maintenance - May 04, 2014

Registered to Qantas Airways Pty Ltd, Sydney - May 26, 2014

Test flown Brisbane - Brisbane as QF6100 in full Jetstar livery - June 25, 2014

Ferried Brisbane - Singapore (Changi) as QF6005 for repainting - June 26, 2014

Ferried Singapore (Changi) - Brisbane as QF6006 in standard Qantas livery - July 17, 2014

Aircraft now named 'Albany'

Operated first Qantas revenue service Brisbane - Sydney as QF577 - August 01, 2014

Current with Qantas Airways

 


 

VH-EBB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, February 2003.

VH-EBB. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 2007.

VH-EBB. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2008.
VH-EBB. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, April 2012.
VH-EBB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Sydney Airport, October 2014.
VH-EBB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Sydney Airport, October 2014.
VH-EBB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Sydney Airport, October 2014.