VH-TQM. Bombardier DHC-8-315Q. c/n 604.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Limited - ?

Construction completed at the Bombardier Downsview plant - May 2004

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FZHW - May 26, 2004

Registered to Bombardier Inc

First flown as C-FZHW - June 2004

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC PW123E turboprop engines

Configured to seat 50 passengers

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Downsview - August 03, 2004

Departed Toronto (Downsview) on the delivery flight to Australia - August 04, 2004

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - August 09, 2004

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - August 11, 2004

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQM - August 13, 2004

Registered to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Limited, Sydney

Operated first revenue service - August 20, 2004

Operated final revenue service - ?

Ferried Adelaide - Tamworth as QF6715 for storage - June 11, 2015

Ferried Tamworth - Townsville for repainting by Flying Colours as QF6672 - July 29, 2015

Officially rolled out at Townsville in the standard Jetstar livery - August 12, 2015

This aircraft was the first Dash 8 Q300 for Jetstar's New Zealand Regional operations

Ferried Townsville - Cairns as QF6672 - August 12, 2015

Ferried Cairns - Brisbane as QF6713 - August 24, 2015

Ferried Brisbane - Norfolk Island - Auckland as QF6713 / 6714 - August 28, 2015

Ferried Auckland - Wellington as QF6714 for promotional and training purposes - August 29, 2015

Ferried Wellington - Norfolk Island - Brisbane as QF6713 / 6714 - September 01, 2015

Stored at Brisbane pending the commencement of services in New Zealand

Ferried Brisbane - Norfolk Island - Auckland as QF6713 / 6714 - November 06, 2015

Jetstar New Zealand services will be operated by Eastern Airlines

Operated inaugural Jetstar New Zealand service Nelson - Auckland as JQ376 - December 02, 2015

Operated the inaugural Wellington - Nelson service as JQ391 - February 01, 2016

Current with Jetstar

 

VH-TQM. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 06, 2013.

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VH-TQM. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Townsville Airport, August 11, 2015.

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VH-TQM. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Townsville Airport, August 11, 2015.

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VH-TQM. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Townsville Airport, August 11, 2015.

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VH-TQM. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, August 27, 2015.

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VH-TQM. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, August 27, 2015.

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VH-TQM. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, August 27, 2015.

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VH-TQM. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, August 27, 2015.

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VH-TQM. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, June 15, 2016.

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