VH-EBS. Airbus A330-202. c/n 1258.
This aircraft was ordered new by C.I.T. Leasing - ?
Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse, France - June 2011
Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80E1A3 engines
Observed at Toulouse in the standard Jetstar livery with modified black fuselage titles - June 28, 2011
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EBS - September 02, 2011
Registered to C.I.T. Leasing Corporation, New York
Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator
First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWYS' - October 20, 2011
Test flown Toulouse - Toulouse - October 28, 2011
Test flown Toulouse - Toulouse - November 08, 2011
Accepted by C.I.T. Leasing Corporation at Toulouse, France - November 10, 2011
Leased to Jetstar Pty Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator - November 10, 2011
Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as JQ7992 - November 10, 2011
Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - November 11, 2011
Delivery route: Toulouse - Singapore - Melbourne (Tullamarine)
Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Denpasar as JQ35 - November 18, 2011
Operated final Jetstar revenue service Denpasar - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ038 - April 13 - 14, 2013
Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Brisbane on return to Qantas as JQ7992 - April 14, 2013
Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as the registered operator - April 19, 2013
Ferried Sydney - Manila in the standard Jetstar livery for maintenance and repaint as QF6025 - April 28, 2013
Ferried Manila - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) in the standard Qantas livery as QF6026 - May 22 - 23, 2013
The aircraft was named 'Swan Valley'
Operated first Qantas revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Perth as QF577 - May 25, 2013
Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest National Association, Salt Lake City, Utah - November 22, 2016
Leased to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney as the registered operator
Current with Qantas Airways
VH-EBS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Swan Valley' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 28, 2016.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0330-112.)