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 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 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.)