VH-QPH. Airbus A330-303. c/n 0695.
This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways - ?
Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse, France - 2005
Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80E1A3 engines
First flown as 'F-WWYQ' - August 30, 2005
Ferried Toulouse - Chateauroux for painting into the Qantas livery - August 31, 2005
Ferried Chateauroux - Toulouse in the Qantas livery - September 14, 2005
Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QPH - October 06, 2005
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney
Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse, France - October 12, 2005
Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6008 - October 14, 2005
Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight as QF7628 - October 15, 2005
Delivery route: Toulouse - Singapore - Melbourne
Operated its first revenue service Melbourne - Sydney - Hong Kong as QF187 - October 21, 2005
The aircraft was named 'Noosa' at a naming ceremony at Brisbane - October 24, 2005
Operated the inaugural reintroduced Qantas Sydney - Beijing - Sydney service as QF191/192 - January 09, 2006
Registered to QF Calyon 2009-2 Pty Ltd - April 03, 2009
Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as the registered operator
Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - November 18, 2014
Current with Qantas Airways
F-WWYQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the original livery at Toulouse Airport, September 2005.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0330-016.)