VH-IMP. Boeing 717-2K9. c/n 55054-5013. Was also registered as: VH-NXI.

 

Rolled out of the Boeing Long Beach plant - November 1999

First flown as N9012J - ?

Powered by BMW Rolls Royce RB715A-130 engines

Accepted by Bavaria International Aircraft Leasing - December 29, 1999

Placed in storage at Kingman, Arizona - January 2000

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-IMP - April 06, 2000

Registered to Bavaria International Aircraft Leasing

Leased to Impulse Airlines as the registered operator

Departed Long Beach on the delivery flight to Australia - April 23, 2000

Arrived Newcastle on completion of the delivery flight - April 30, 2000

Operated first revenue service - June 05, 2000

Impulse Airlines ceased scheduled domestic services - May 22, 2001

Impulse Airlines entered into an agreement to operate services for Qantas via QantasLink

Transferred to QantasLink but operated by Impulse Airlines - May 27, 2001

Ferried to Sydney (Richmond) for repainting into the QantasLink livery - August 14, 2001

Transferred and registered to Jetstar Airways Ltd, Sydney - May 25, 2004

Delivered to Hawker Pacific at Brisbane for 'C' check - May 29, 2004

Withdrawn from use by Jetstar - December 10, 2005

Ferried to Sydney (Richmond) for repainting into QantasLink livery - December 10, 2005

National Jet Systems was awarded the contract to operate services for QantasLink

Ferried Newcastle - Adelaide - Perth on delivery to QantasLink as QF7981 - January 24, 2006

Reregistered as VH-NXI - February 02, 2006

Leased to National Jet Systems, Adelaide as the registered operator

Operated first QantasLink service Perth - Port Headland as QF1814 - April 25, 2006

Registered to ANZ Banking Group Ltd - June 30, 2011

Leased to National Jet Systems Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - November 24, 2015

Leased to National Jet Systems Pty Ltd, Adelaide as the registered operator

Current with National Jet and operated for QantasLink

 

VH-IMP. Impulse Airlines - in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, May 2000.

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VH-IMP. Impulse Airlines - in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, May 2000.

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VH-IMP. Impulse Airlines - in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, May 2000.

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VH-IMP. Impulse Airlines - in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, June 2000.

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VH-IMP. Impulse Airlines - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 2001.

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VH-IMP. QantasLink - in the original livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, September 2001.

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VH-IMP. QantasLink - in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 2002.

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VH-IMP. QantasLink - in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, June 2002.

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VH-IMP. QantasLink - in the original livery at Coolangatta Airport, date unknown.

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VH-IMP. Jetstar - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, June 2004.

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VH-IMP. Jetstar - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, November 2004.

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VH-IMP. Jetstar - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, November 2004.

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VH-IMP. Jetstar - in the all-white livery at Brisbane Airport, November 2004.

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VH-IMP. Jetstar - in the all-white livery at Brisbane Airport, November 2004.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Alice Springs Airport, June 2007.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Alice Springs Airport, June 2007.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, April 24, 2010.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 07, 2010.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 20, 2011.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 20, 2011.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 20, 2011.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 20, 2011.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 25, 2012.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 25, 2012.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 25, 2012.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 25, 2012.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 25, 2012.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 25, 2012.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 25, 2012.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 25, 2012.

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VH-NXI. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, December 11, 2015.

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