VH-VXT. Boeing 737-838. c/n 33760-1412.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - ?

Allocated the Boeing Block Number YJ915

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton as 'N1787B' - October 31, 2003

First flown as 'N1787B' - November 11, 2003

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

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VXT - November 14, 2003

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

The aircraft was named ‘Townsville’

Accepted by S. Skimin for Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - November 24, 2003

This was the 143rd Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 23rd Boeing 737 delivered to Qantas Airways

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6020 - November 25, 2003

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - November 27, 2003

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Nadi - Melbourne

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Perth as QF775 - December 01, 2003

Registered to Coogee Aircraft Ltd - June 01, 2006

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - January 20, 2014

Current with Qantas Airways

 

VH-VXT. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Townsville' in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, July 23, 2011.

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VH-VXT. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Townsville' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 16, 2015.

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VH-VXT. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Townsville' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 16, 2015.

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VH-VXT. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Townsville' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 16, 2015.

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VH-VXT. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Townsville' in the revised livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 25, 2016.

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