VH-VKL. Boeing 787-8. c/n 36238-344.


 

Order announced by Qantas Airways Ltd - December 14, 2005

Aircraft ordered by Qantas Airways Ltd - March 2006

Aircraft assembled at the Everett Main plant with Block Number ZA225

Final assembly commenced - June 30, 2015

This is the eleventh aircraft slated for delivery to Jetstar

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VKL - July 17, 2015

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, Melbourne as the registered operator

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett in all-white livery - July 28, 2015

Powered by General Electric GEnx-1B64/P2 engines of 63,800 lbs thrust

Rolled out of the paint shop in the standard Jetstar livery as VH-VKL - August 08, 2015

Fuel checks and engine runs commenced - August 18, 2015

First flown as BOE225 Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) - August 20, 2015

This flight (B1) lasted 2 hours 44 minutes with 2 cycles

Customer inspection of aircraft - August 28, 2015

Customer flight (C1) flown Everett (Paine Field) - Everett (Paine Field) - August 29, 2015

This flight lasted 2 hours 36 minutes with 1 cycle

Customer flight (C2) flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) - August 31, 2015

This flight lasted 1 hour 52 minutes with 2 cycles

FAA Export Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - September 04, 2015

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) at 13:15 hours (PDT) - September 04, 2015

Aircraft had flown 7 hours 56 minutes (block) on acceptance by Qantas

Aircraft had flown 7 hours 12 minutes (flight) with 5 cycles on delivery

Departed Seattle (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as JQ7992 - September 05, 2015

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) at the conclusion of the delivery flight - September 07, 2015

Delivery route: Seattle (Paine Field) - Melbourne

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney as JQ7992 - September 12, 2015

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Denpasar as JQ37 - September 12, 2015

Current with Jetstar Airways

 


 

VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, August 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, August 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, August 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, August 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, August 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, August 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, August 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, August 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, September 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, September 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, September 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, September 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, September 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, September 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, September 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, September 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, September 2015.
VH-VKL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Seattle Airport, September 2015.