VH-YQX. Boeing 717-2K9. c/n 55053-5016.

 

Ordered new by Olympic Aviation, Greece

Construction completed at the Boeing Long Beach plant - 1999

Configured to seat 100 passengers

First flown at Long Beach as SX-BOB - December 03, 1999

Powered by BMW Rolls Royce RB715A-130 turbofan engines

Air Worthiness Test carried out - ?

Certificate of Airwothiness issued - ?

Entered onto the Greek Aircraft Register as SX-BOB - December 1999

Accepted by Olympic Aviation at Long Beach - December 29, 1999

Transferred to Olympic Airlines - December 12, 2003

Withdrawn from use - February 2007

Observed stored at Miami in the basic Olympic livery - March 04, 2007

Cancelled from the Greek Aircraft Register - ?

Prepared for sale / lease to Spanair

Entered onto the Spanish Aircraft Register as EC-KHX - July 2007

Delivered to Spanair - July 11, 2007

Cancelled from the Spanish Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the Finland Aircraft Register as OH-BLN - December 2010

Delivered yo Blue 1 - December 19, 2010

Operated final Blue 1 revenue service Prague - Stockholm (Arlanda) as SK1768 - October 31, 2015

Ferried Stockholm (Arlanda) - Helsinki for storage as KF9101 - October 31, 2015

Ferried Helsinki - Norwich in the standard Blue 1 livery for maintenance and repaint - January 10, 2016

Ferried Norwich - Helsinki in the QantasLink livery - January 17, 2016

Cancelled from the Finland Aircraft Register - February 2016

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YQX - February 02, 2016

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney

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

Departed Helsinki on the ferry flight to Australia as SXA1290 - February 05, 2016

Arrived Adelaide on completion of the ferry flight - February 07, 2016

Ferry route: Helsinki - Alexandria - Al Ain - Kolkarta - Singapore - Broome - Adelaide

This aircraft is configured with 12J / 98Y seating

Ferried Adelaide - Brisbane as QF6202 - April 21, 2016

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Canberra as QF1553 - April 22, 2016

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-YQX. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, September 20, 2016.

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VH-YQX. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, September 20, 2016.

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VH-YQX. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, October 08, 2016.

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VH-YQX. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, October 08, 2016.

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VH-YQX. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, October 08, 2016.

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VH-YQX. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, October 08, 2016.

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