VH-VQH. Boeing 717-231. c/n 55094-5084.

Was also registered as: VH-YQH and VH-NXM.


 

Construction completed at Boeing Long Beach plant - September 2001

First flown as N2427A - September 2001

Aircraft powered by BMW Rolls Royce BR715A-130 engines

Airworthiness Test Flight performed - September 24, 2001

Airworthiness Certificate issued - October 03, 2001

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N2427A - October 03, 2001

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest Trustee

Leased to Trans World Airlines as the registered operator

Accepted by Trans World Airlines - September 28, 2001

Sold to Pembroke 717 Leasing 55094 Ltd - September 28, 2001

Leased to Trans World Airlines as the registered operator

Transferred to American Airlines when airlines merged - December 02, 2001

Withdrawn from use and stored at Victorville, California - April 07, 2002

Aircraft had flown 967 hours with 885 cycles

Returned to Pembroke 717 Leasing 55094 Ltd - May 2002

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - May 10, 2002

Impulse had entered into an agreement to operate services for Qantas Airways as QantasLink - May 2001

Leased to Impulse Airlines, Australia

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VQH - May 17, 2002

Registered to Pembroke 717 Leasing Ltd

Leased to Impulse Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Departed Victorville on delivery flight to Australia - May 31, 2002

Arrived Newcastle at conclusion of delivery flight - June 07, 2002

Operated first QantasLink revenue service - ?

Leased to Jetstar Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator - December 23, 2003

Registered to Pembroke Aircraft Leasing Australia Pty Ltd - November 10, 2005

Painted in gold fuselage colors with LYNXjet titles at Melbourne (Tullamarine) - November 16, 2005

Did not enter service with these titles but retained the fuselage colors, as the promotional deal was cancelled

To read about why the promotional deal was terminated click 'HERE'

Entered Jetstar service wearing special Christmas & New Year messages - December 10, 2005

'Christmas' & 'New Year' titles removed at Sydney (Richmond) - January 2006

'Domino's Pizza' & 'Puffection' titles unveiled at Newcastle - February 01, 2006

Reregistered as VH-YQH - February 01, 2006

Leased to Jetstar Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated 'last' Jetstar service Brisbane - Newcastle as JQ389 - May 04, 2006

Returned to service to cover breakdown of Airbus A320 VH-VQA - June 07, 2006

Operated 'last' Jetstar service Adelaide - Brisbane as JQ611 - June 08, 2006

Ferried Brisbane - Tamworth for storage - December 21, 2006

National Jet Systems had been awarded contract to operate services for QantasLink

Reregistered as VH-NXM - May 16, 2007

Leased to National Jet Systems Pty Lyd as the registered operator

Ferried Adelaide - Perth as QF6200 - June 03, 2007

Operated first QantasLink revenue service Perth - Karratha as QF1914 - June 06, 2007

Registered to Shire Aviation Australia Pty Ltd - December 20, 2007

Leased to National Jet Systems Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Current with QantasLink

 


 

VH-VQH. QantasLink - in the basic American Airlines livery at unknown airport, May 2002.
VH-VQH. QantasLink - in the full livery at Sydney Airport, July 2002.
VH-VQH. QantasLink - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, August 2002.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - in the all-white livery at an unknown airport, June 2004.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - in the original white livery at Sydney Airport, August 2004.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - in the original white livery at Melbourne Airport, date unknown.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - in the special livery with 'Lynx jet' titles at Melbourne Airport, November 2005.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - in the basic Lynx Jet livery at Melbourne Airport, November 2005.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - in the basic Lynx Jet livery at Melbourne Airport, November 2005.
VH-VQH. Jetstar - with special 'Ho! Ho! Ho!' titles at Melbourne Airport, December 2005.
VH-VQH. Jetstar - with special 'Ho! Ho! Ho!' titles at Melbourne Airport, December 2005.
VH-VQH. Jetstar - with special 'Happy New Year' titles at Melbourne Airport, December 2005.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - with special 'Happy New Year' titles at Brisbane Airport, January 2006.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - with special 'Happy New Year' titles at Brisbane Airport, January 2006.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - in basic Lynx Jet livery with 'Happy New Year' titles at Brisbane Airport, January 2006.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - in basic Lynx Jet livery with 'Happy New Year' titles at Melbourne Airport, January 2006.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - in basic Lynx Jet livery with 'Happy New Year' titles at Melbourne Airport, January 2006.

VH-VQH. Jetstar - with special 'Ho! Ho! Ho!' titles at Coolangatta Airport, January 2006.
VH-VQH. Jetstar - with special 'Ho! Ho! Ho!' titles at Brisbane Airport, January 2006.
VH-YQH. Jetstar - in the basic 'Lynx Jet' livery with 'Dominos Pizza' at Melbourne Airport, date unknown.

VH-YQH. Jetstar - in the basic Lynx Jet livery with Dominos Pizza titles at Adelaide Airport, February 2006.

VH-YQH. Jetstar - in the basic Lynx Jet livery with 'Dominos Pizza' titles at Brisbane Airport, June 2006.

VH-YQH. Jetstar - in the basic Lynx Jet livery with 'Dominos Pizza' titles at Brisbane Airport, June 2006.

VH-YQH. QantasLink - in the new livery at Adelaide Airport, May 2007.

VH-NXM. QantasLink - in the new livery at Adelaide Airport, June 2007.
VH-NXM. QantasLink - in the new livery at Adelaide Airport, June 2007.
VH-NXM. QantasLink - in the new livery at Adelaide Airport, June 2007.
VH-NXM. QantasLink - in the new livery at Adelaide Airport, June 2007.
VH-NXM. QantasLink - in the new livery at Alice Springs Airport, July 2009.
VH-NXM. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, March 2010.
VH-NXM. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 2013.