VH-TJS. Boeing 737-476. c/n 24444-2454


 

Ordered new by Australian Airlines

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

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - March 09, 1993

Powered by CFM International CFM-56-3C1 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TJS - March 12, 1993

Registered to Australian Airlines Ltd

First flown as VH-TJS - March 23, 1993

Accepted by Australian Airlines at Seattle - April 05, 1993

Departed Seattle on delivery flight to Australia - April 14, 1993

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) at conclusion of delivery flight - April 16, 1993

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - San Francisco - Honolulu - Apia - Nadi - Melbourne

Aircraft was named 'Jabiru'

Operated first revenue service - April 20, 1993

Australian was initially operated as a separate identity with some flights flown between the two carriers jointly

Australian Airlines was officially merged with Qantas - October 31, 1993

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

Registered to ALLCO TJS Leasing Pty Ltd - February 16, 2006

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd - October 31, 2008

Current with Qantas Airways

 


 

 

VH-TJS. Australian - in the standard livery at Melbourne Airport, April 1993.

VH-TJS. Australian - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 1993.

 
VH-TJS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 2013.