VH-VZH. Boeing 737-838. c/n 34202-3048.


Ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - July 2009

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VZH - September 18, 2009

Registered to VH-VZH Pty Ltd

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as the registered operator

First flown as N1786B - September 21, 2009

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - October 06, 2009

Aircraft had New Zealand flag on the fuselage and 'ZQC' on the nosewheel doors

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6020 - October 06, 2009

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - October 08, 2009

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Noumea - Melbourne

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - October 21, 2009

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-ZQC - October 21, 2009

Leased to Jetconnect Ltd, Auckland as the registered operator

Aircraft named 'Katherine Mansfield'

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Auckland as QF025 - October 22, 2009

Current with Qantas Jetconnect


VH-VZH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Katherine Mansfield' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, October 15, 2009.

To view the images of this aircraft undergoing its pre-service mainenance please click on the image above.

(S. Collins Copyright Image 4621-326.)

ZK-ZQC. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Katherine Mansfield' in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, July 07, 2012.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 4621-354.)