VH-TJP. Boeing 737-476. c/n 24441-2361.


 

Ordered new by Australian Airlines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - August 20, 1992

Powered by CFM International CFM-56-3C1 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TJP - September 01, 1992

Registered to Australian Airlines Ltd

First flown as VH-TJP - September 09, 1992

Australian Airlines sold to Qantas Airways Ltd - September 14, 1992

Accepted by Australian Airlines at Seattle - September 21, 1992

Departed Seattle as TN1369 on delivery flight to Australia - September 30, 1992

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) at conclusion of delivery flight - October 02, 1992

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Port Angeles - Honolulu - Nadi - Melbourne

Aircraft was named 'Petrel'

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Adelaide - Alice Springs - Darwin as TN22 - October 07, 1992

Repainted into full Qantas livery at Melbourne - August 1993

Operated first service in full Qantas livery Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney as QF221 - September 03, 1993

Australian Airlines officially merged with Qantas - October 31, 1993

Ownership was transferred to Qantas Airways Ltd - December 08, 1993

Operated final Qantas revenue service Adelaide - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF694 - March 30, 2006

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Melbourne (Avalon) - March 30, 2006

Aircraft prepared for transfer to Qantas Jetconnect, New Zealand

Ferried Melbourne (Avalon) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF6117 - May 28, 2006

Ferried Melbourne - Christchurch as QF6005 on delivery to Jetconnect - June 02, 2006

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - June 02, 2006

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-JTP - June 02, 2006

Registered to Jetconnect Ltd, New Zealand

Operated first Jetconnect revenue service Christchurch - Auckland as QF4104 - June 05, 2006

Operated first Jetconnect trans-Tasman service Auckland - Adelaide as QF54 - June 17, 2006

Rolled out at Christchurch in new Qantas 2007 livery - 2007

Operated 'last' revenue service Brisbane - Auckland as QF125 - February 17, 2011

Ferried Auckland - Hamilton as QF6171 for storage - February 23, 2011

Ferried Hamilton - Auckland and returned to service - March 04, 2011

Operated final revenue service Sydney - Auckland as QF171 - October 03, 2011

Qantas titles and tail logo removed at Auckland

Departed Auckland on ferry flight to Jakarta as QF6029 - October 26, 2011

Arrived Jakarta at conclusion of ferry flight - October 27, 2011

Ferry route: Auckland - Brisbane - Darwin - Jakarta (Sukarno-Hatta)

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - October 31, 2011

Entered onto the Indonesian Aircraft Register as PK-YUY - November 2011

Registered to Metro Batavia Airlines

Metro Batavia Airlines ceased operations - January 31, 2013

Aircraft stored at Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta) International Airport

Current status - ?

 


 

VH-TJP. Australian - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, February 1993.

VH-TJP. Australian - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, February 1993.
VH-TJP. Australian - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, date unknown.

VH-TJP. Qantas The Australian Airline - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, January 1995.

VH-TJP. Qantas The Australian Airline - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, January 1995.
VH-TJP. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, December 2004.

ZK-JTP. Qantas - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, October 2006.

ZK-JTP. Qantas - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, March 2007.

ZK-JTP. Qantas - in the new livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2011.