VH-VZB. Boeing 737-838. c/n 34196-2523.


 

Ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - May 06, 2008

First flown as N1786B - May 18, 2008

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

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VZB - May 20, 2008

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Aircraft was named ‘Lake Macquarie'

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Boeing Field - May 30, 2008

Departed Seattle as QF6020 on delivery flight to Australia - May 30, 2008

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) at conclusion of delivery flight - June 02, 2008

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

Operated first revenue service as Melbourne - Adelaide as QF673 - June 06, 2008

Registered to QF BNP 2008-1 Pty Ltd, Sydney - October 16, 2008

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as registered operator

Involved in a loss of separation incident near Hay - August 30, 2013

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

Current with Qantas Airways

 


 

 

VH-VZB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 2009.

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