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

 

This aircraft was the second of four A330-201 ordered new by Qantas Airways - November 29, 2001

The order was 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 Airways at Toulouse, France - December 23, 2002

The aircraft was originally named 'Freycinet Peninsula'

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

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

Delivery route: Toulouse - Melbourne (non-stop)

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

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

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

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Tullamarine as QF421 - January 09, 2003

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

Operated its last Qantas revenue service Perth - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF566 - October 28, 2006

Departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) for maintenance and repaint by LH Technics, Manila as JQ7992 - 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 (Tullamarine) in the Jetstar livery as JQ7990 - November 14, 2006

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

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

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

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

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

Ferried Brisbane - Singapore (Changi) for repainting into the Qantas livery as QF6005 - June 26, 2014

Ferried Singapore (Changi) - Brisbane in the Qantas 'New Roo' livery as QF6006 - July 17, 2014

The aircraft is named 'Albany'

Operated its first Qantas revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF577 - August 01, 2014

Current with Qantas Airways

 

VH-EBB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Albany' in the original livery with additional 'Cityflyer' titles at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 2003.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 0330-025.)

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

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0330-003.)

VH-EBB. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2008.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0330-026.)

VH-EBB. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 20, 2012.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 0330-047.)

VH-EBB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Albany' in the 'New Roo' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, October 18, 2014.

(G. Louis Copyright Image 0330-048.)

VH-EBB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Albany' in the 'New Roo' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, October 18, 2014.

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VH-EBB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Albany' in the 'New Roo' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, October 18, 2014.

(G. Louis Copyright Image 0330-050.)