VH-VGV. Airbus A320-232. c/n 4229.
This aircraft was ordered new by BOC Aviation for lease to Jetstar Airways - ?
Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2527-A5 engines
Observed at Toulouse as 'F-WWBU' in primer with the Jetstar tail - January 28, 2010
First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWBU' in the standard Jetstar livery - February 17, 2010
Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for interior fitout as AIB229A - February 17, 2010
Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) -Toulouse on completion of cabin fit-out as AIB229B - February 23, 2010
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VGV - February 23, 2010
Registered to ARCU Airline Leasing Limited, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd Australia as the registered operator
Test flown at Toulouse as VH-VGV - March 02, 2010
Accepted by ARCU Airline Leasing at Toulouse - March 04, 2010
Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as JST7992 - March 05, 2010
Arrived Newcastle on completion of the delivery flight - March 07, 2010
Delivery route: Toulouse - Dubai - Singapore - Darwin - Newcastle
Ferried Newcastle - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ7983 - March 13, 2010
Operated its first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Avalon) as JQ625 - March 18, 2010
Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - March 03, 2016
Leased to Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, Sydney as the registered operator
Ferried Melbourne - Darwin - Singapore (Seletar) for planned maintenance as JQ8997 - February 27, 2018
Current with Jetstar Airways
VH-VGV. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, September 20, 2011.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0320-197.)
VH-VGV. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, August 25, 2012.
(Z. Rae Copyright Image 0320-704.)
VH-VGV. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 14, 2013.
(R. Brown Copyright Image 0320-655.)
VH-VGV. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 08, 2015.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-993.)
VH-VGV. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 13, 2017.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-992.)