VH-EBK. Airbus A330-202. c/n 0945.
This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd
Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse, France - May 2008
Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80E1A3 engines
First flown at Toulouse as F-WWYV - July 01, 2008
Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EBK - July 17, 2008
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney
Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse, France - August 05, 2008
Aircraft was named 'Savannah Way'
Registered to OAS Australia Investments Limited, Sydney - August 05, 2008
Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as the registered operator
Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6008 - August 05, 2008
Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - August 07, 2008
Delivery route: Toulouse - Singapore - Melbourne
Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Perth as QF485 - August 13, 2008
Operated final Qantas revenue service Perth - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF568 - November 10, 2009
Ferried Sydney - Manila for repainting into the Jetstar livery as QF6011 - November 10, 2009
Registered to Australia Investments Ltd - November 29, 2009
Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Ferried Manila - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) in the standard Jetstar livery as JQ7991 - December 09, 2009
Aircraft is now unnamed
Operated first Jetstar revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Coolangatta - Tokyo as JQ019 - December 10, 2009
Operated last Jetstar revenue service - ?
Entered maintenance at Brisbane in preparation for return to Qantas - July 22, 2015
Aircraft was reconfigured to seat 28J / 243Y passengers
Leased to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney as the registered operator - August 13, 2015
Ferried Brisbane - Singapore for repainting - August 22, 2015
Ferried Singapore - Brisbane in the standard Qantas livery as QF6010 - September 09, 2015
Aircraft renamed 'Savannah Way'
Operated first Qantas revenue service - ?
VH-EBK. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Savannah Way' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 14, 2009.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0330-033.)