VH-LAX. Boeing 717-2K9. c/n 55057-5020. Was also registered as: VH-NXG.

 

Rolled out of the Boeing Long Beach plant - February 2000

First flown as N6202S - ?

Powered by BMW Rolls Royce RB715A-130 engines

Accepted by Bavaria International Aircraft Leasing - February 2000

Placed in storage at Kingman, Arizona - February 2000

Prepared for lease to Impulse Airlines - March 2000

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-LAX - April 10, 2000

Registered to Bavaria International Aircraft Leasing

Leased to Impulse Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Impulse Airlines at Long Beach - April 28, 2000

Departed Long Beach on the delivery flight to Australia - May 02, 2000

Arrived Newcastle on completion of the delivery flight - May 06, 20000

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

This aircraft was transferred to QantasLink but operated by Impulse - May 23, 2001

Ferried Newcastle - Sydney (Richmond) for repainting into the QantasLink livery - May 29, 2001

Transferred to Jetstar - May 25, 2004

Ferried to Sydney (Richmond) for repainting into the Jetstar livery - July 09, 2004

Returned to Jetstar service Newcastle - Melbourne (Tullamarine) in the new livery as JQ371- July 20, 2004

Operated final Jetstar service Ballina - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ169 - October 10, 2005

Withdrawn from use by Jetstar at Newcastle - October 10, 2005

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

Ferried Newcastle - Ayers Rock - Perth as a Jetstar charter flight JQ992 - November 08, 2005

Registered to Bavaria International Aircraft Leasing GMBH & Co KG - November 15, 2005

Leased to National Jet Systems Pty Ltd as the registered operator - November 24, 2005

Operated first QantasLink service Perth - Port Headland as QF1810 - November 28, 2005

Reregistered as VH-NXG - December 14, 2005

Registered to ANZ Banking Group Ltd - June 30, 2011

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

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - January 04, 2016

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

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-LAX. Impulse Airlines - in the standard livery at Hobart Airport, May 2000.

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VH-LAX. Impulse Airlines - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, date unknown.

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VH-LAX. Impulse Airlines - in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, September 10, 2000.

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VH-LAX. QantasLink - in the original livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, June 2001.

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

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VH-LAX. QantasLink - in the original livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, April 2002.

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

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VH-LAX. Jetstar - in the all-white livery without titles at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, June 2004.

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VH-LAX. Jetstar - in the interim livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, date unknown.

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VH-LAX. Jetstar - in the interim livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2004.

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VH-LAX. Jetstar - in the interim livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, November 2004.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Alice Springs Airport, March 2006.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, June 2006.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, May 11, 2008.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, May 11, 2008.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, October 26, 2008.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, October 26, 2008.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, October 26, 2008.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, October 26, 2008.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, May 13, 2009.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, May 13, 2009.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, June 06, 2009.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, July 15, 2009.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, March 19, 2010.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, May 02, 2011.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, October 13, 2011.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, August 01, 2012.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, August 01, 2012.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, June 14, 2013.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, June 14, 2013.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, June 14, 2013.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, June 18, 2013.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, August 04, 2013.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, August 14, 2013.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, October 06, 2013.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 21, 2013.

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VH-NXG. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, February 06, 2016.

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