ZK-ZQH. Boeing 737-838. c/n 39357-3743.

 

Ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd

Was originally allocated the registration 'VH-VZQ' but this was not taken up

The construction number '39357' was originally allocated to VH-VZR in error

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - July 26, 2011

First flown as BOE577 from Renton (Paine Field) - Renton (Boeing Field) - August 06, 2011

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B24 engines

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-ZQH - August 18, 2011

Registered to Jetconnect Limited, Manukau, New Zealand

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - August 18, 2011

Configured with 12 Business Class and 156 Economy Class seats

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6024 - August 18, 2011

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - August 21, 2011

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Nadi - Auckland - Melbourne

Aircraft named 'Charles Upham'

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Auckland as QF25 - August 24, 2011

Current with Qantas (Jetconnect)

 

ZK-ZQH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Charles Upham' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, November 20, 2011.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-711.)

ZK-ZQH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Charles Upham' in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, February 2012.

(G. Reid Copyright Image 4620-712.)

ZK-ZQH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Charles Upham' in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, May 13, 2012.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 4621-358.)