VH-ZXA. Boeing 767-336ER. c/n 24337-288.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by British Airways Ltd - ?

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - December 07, 1989

First flown - February 09, 1990

Powered by Rolls Royce RB211-524H engines

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BNWE - ?

Accepted by British Airways at Everett (Paine Field) - March 18, 1990

The aircraft was named 'City of Lisbon'

Operated first revenue service London (Heathrow) - Paris (Charles de Gualle) - March 24, 1990

Repainted at Shannon in new 'Chelsea Rose' tail livery - January 19, 1999

Operated last revenue service Manchester - London (Heathrow) as BA1369 - June 01, 2000

Had flown 22,771 hours with 15,269 landings

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - June 29, 2000

Flew acceptance flight in the standard Qantas livery at London - July 24, 2000

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - August 07, 2000

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZXA - August 08, 2000

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Departed London (Heathrow) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6016 - August 08, 2000

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - August 09, 2000

Operated first Qantas revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Brisbane as QF534 - August 11, 2000

Registered to G-BNWE Aircraft Pty Ltd - June 23, 2006

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - July 19, 2012

Advertised for sale by Speednews.com having flown 55,314 hours - December 17, 2012

Operated final revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF492 - January 30, 2013

Qantas titles and logo removed at Sydney

Departed Sydney on the ferry flight to United States in the basic Qantas livery as QF6025 - February 13, 2013

Arrived Roswell on completion of the ferry flight - February 14, 2013

Ferry route: Sydney - Honolulu - Roswell

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - February 15, 2013

Sold to Aersale Inc, Miami, Florida - February 19, 2013

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N489AS - February 19, 2013

Registered to Aersale Incorporated, Miami, Florida

Stored at Roswell as N489AS in the basic Qantas livery

Parting out commenced at Roswell - September 18, 2013

Scrapped at Roswell - 2013

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - ?

 

G-BNWE. British Airways - 'City of Lisbon' in the standard livery at Paris Charles de Gualle Airport, March 1990.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-133.)

G-BNWE. British Airways - 'City of Lisbon' in the 'Chelsea Rose' livery at Geneva Airport, June 1999.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-588.)

G-BNWE. British Airways - 'City of Lisbon' in the 'Chelsea Rose' livery at Zurich Airport, February 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-146.)

VH-ZXA. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the standard livery at London Heathrow Airport, August 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-589.)

VH-ZXA. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-029.)

VH-ZXA. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-590.)

VH-ZXA. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 09, 2010.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-787.)

VH-ZXA. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 25, 2012.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 4650-591.)