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.)