VH-EBL. Airbus A330-202. c/n 0976.


 

Aircraft ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd

Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse, France in full Qantas livery - October 28, 2008

Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80E1A4 engines

First flown as F-WWKU - November 14, 2008

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EBL - November 26, 2008

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd

Accepted by Qantas at Toulouse, France - December 12, 2008

Aircraft named 'Whitsundays'

Departed Toulouse as QF6008 on delivery flight to Australia - December 12, 2008

Arrived Melbourne at conclusion of delivery flight - December 14, 2008

Delivery route: Toulouse - Singapore - Melbourne

Ferried Melbourne - Sydney as QF6181 - December 19, 2008

Operated first revenue service Sydney - Tokyo (Narita) as QF021 - December 19, 2008

Registered to CBA Air Pty Ltd - December 22, 2008

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as registered operator

Repainted in Sydney with large 'One World' titles - March 13-14, 2009

Returned to service Sydney - Shanghai as QF129 - March 16, 2009

Current with Qantas

 


 

 

VH-EBL. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the 'One World' livery at Melbourne Airport, January 2010.

VH-EBL. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the 'One World' livery at Sydney Airport, October 2011.