VH-EBD. Airbus A330-202. c/n 0513.


 

Last 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 - October 2002

Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80E1A3 engines

First flown as F-WWYV - February 07, 2003

Ferried Chateauroux - Toulouse after repaint in the standard Qantas 'City Flyer' livery - February 27, 2003

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EBD - March 05, 2003

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Accepted by Qantas at Toulouse, France - April 04, 2003

Departed Toulouse as QF6008/7628 on the delivery flight to Australia - April 18, 2003

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) at the conclusion of the delivery flight (Captain B. van Eyle) - April 20, 2003

Delivery route: Toulouse - Singapore as QF6008; Singapore - Melbourne as QF7628

During pre-service maintenance the aircraft was named 'Traralgon'

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF408 - April 26, 2003

Ferried Melbourne - Singapore - Chateauroux as QF6007 for paint rectification - February 16, 2004

Ferried Chateauroux - Singapore - Melbourne as QF6008/7628 - March 02 - 04, 2004

Registered to Qantas A332 Leasing 4 Pty Ltd - August 05, 2005

Ferried Manila - Melbourne as QF6008 in all-white livery with only Qantas titles - October 14 - 15, 2006

Returned to Qantas service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF408 - October 15, 2006

Operated final Qantas revenue service Sydney - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF459 - October 15, 2006

Departed Melbourne as JQ7990 for repaint into Jetstar livery by LH Technics, Manila - October 16, 2006

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

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator - October 31, 2006

Ferried Manila - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ7990 in the standard Jetstar livery - October 31, 2006

Operated first Jetstar revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Phuket as JQ027 - November 23, 2006

Operated last Jestar revenue service Tokyo (Narita) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ74 - September 03, 2014

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Brisbane as JQ7997 - September 04, 2014

End-of-lease maintenance carried out at Brisbane

Aircraft configured to seat 38J / 265Y passengers

The middle seat in Business Class covered with a table to make a usuable 34J / 265Y configuration

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - September 05, 2014

Ferried Brisbane - Singapore (Changi) as QF6007 for repainting - October 29, 2014

Ferried Singapore (Changi) - Brisbane as QF6006 in the standard Qantas livery - November 15, 2014

Ferried Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF6111 - November 17, 2014

Aircraft named 'Traralgon'

Returned to Qantas service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Perth as QF569 - November 18, 2014

Current with Qantas

 


 

VH-EBD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the original livery at Melbourne Airport, August 2005.

VH-EBD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 2015.

VH-EBD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2016.
VH-EBD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2016.
VH-EBD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2016.
VH-EBD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2016.