VH-VXS. Boeing 737-838. c/n 33725-1352.


 

Ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VXS - May 15, 2003

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - June 29, 2003

First flown as VH-VXS - July 8, 2003

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines and fitted with winglets

Aircraft named ‘St. Helens’

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Boeing Field - July 22, 2003

Departed Seattle as QF6024 on delivery flight to Australia - July 23, 2003

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) at conclusion of delivery flight - July 25, 2003

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

Operated first revenue service Melbourne - Brisbane as QF608 - July 30, 2003

Involved in a runway incursion at Brisbane Airport - April 21, 2006

To view the ATSB report on this incident click 'HERE'

Registered to Melbourne Aircraft Ltd - June 01, 2006

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Current with Qantas Airways

 


 

VH-VXS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the full livery at Sydney Airport, November 2003.

VH-VXS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the full livery at Sydney Airport, November 2003.

VH-VXS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the full livery at Coolangatta Airport, January 2004.

 

VH-VXS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, October 2008.

VH-VXS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, June 2013.
VH-VXS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2013.
VH-VXS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, September 2013.
VH-VXS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 2015.