VH-XZH. Boeing 737-838. c/n 39372-4521.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

Allocated the Boeing Block Number YS065

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XZH - May 01, 2013

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off Boeing production line at Seattle - June 2013

First flown Seattle (Renton) - Moses Lake - Seattle as 'N5537L' - June 22, 2013

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B24E engines

Registered to ALIP No.24 Co Ltd, Tokyo, Japan - July 08, 2013

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by K. Donaghy for Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - July 08, 2013

This was the 190th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 70th Boeing 737 delivered new to Qantas Airways

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6024 - July 08, 2013

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - July 10, 2013

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Nadi - Melbourne

The aircraft was named 'McLaren Vale'

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF430 - July 14, 2013

Current with Qantas Airways

 

VH-XZH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'McLaren Vale' in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 28, 2013.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 4620-852.)

VH-XZH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'McLaren Vale' in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 25, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4620-706.)

VH-XZH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'McLaren Vale' in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 25, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4620-707.)

VH-XZH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'McLaren Vale' in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 12, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4620-999.)

VH-XZH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'McLaren Vale' in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, November 20, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-256.)