VH-YQY. Boeing 717-2K9. c/n 55056-5015.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Olympic Aviation, Greece - ?

Construction was completed at the Boeing Long Beach plant - 1999

Configured to seat 100 passengers

First flown at Long Beach as 'SX-BOA - December 05, 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-BOA - December 1999

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

Transferred to Olympic Airlines - December 12, 2003

Withdrawn from use - February 2007

Cancelled from the Greek Aircraft Register - ?

Prepared for sale / lease to Spanair

Entered onto the Spanish Aircraft Register as EC-KFR - June 2007

Delivered to Spanair - June 14, 2007

Cancelled from the Spanish Aircraft Register - ?

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

Delivered to Blue 1 - December 16, 2010

Operated final Blue 1 revenue service Stockholm (Arlanda) - Helsinki as SK724 - October 23, 2015

Withdrawn from service at Helsinki and stored - ?

Ferried Helsinki - Norwich in the standard Blue 1 livery for maintenance and repaint - December 07, 2015

Ferried Norwich - Helsinki in the QantasLink livery - December 15, 2015

Cancelled from the Finland Aircraft Register - January 2016

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YQY - January 08, 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 SXA1279 - January 21, 2016

Arrived Adelaide (West Beach) on completion of the ferry flight - January 23, 2016

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

This aircraft is configured with 12J / 98Y seating

Ferried Adelaide (West Beach) - Brisbane as QF6200 - March 20, 2016

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

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-YQY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 23, 2016.

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VH-YQY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 23, 2016.

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VH-YQY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 18, 2016.

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VH-YQY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 15, 2016.

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VH-YQY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 15, 2016.

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VH-YQY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 08, 2017.

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VH-YQY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 08, 2017.

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VH-YQY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2017.

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