VH-VND. Airbus A320-232. c/n 3296.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by RBS Aviation Pty Ltd

Rolled off the Airbus production line at Toulouse - September 2007

First flown as 'F-WWDX' - October 16, 2007

Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2527-A5 engines

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) as AIB296A for interior fit-out - October 17, 2007

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse as AIB296B on completion of fit-out - October 25, 2007

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VND - November 07, 2007

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest (WFBN) National Associates

Leased to Tiger Airways (Australia) Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by RBS Aviation Pty Ltd at Toulouse - November 07, 2007

Leased to Tiger Airways (Australia) Pty Ltd - November 07, 2007

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia - November 08, 2007

It arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - November 10, 2007

Delivery route: Toulouse - Muscat - Singapore - Melbourne (Tullamarine)

It was used for promotional and training flights prior to launching commercial services - November 23, 2007

Operated the first Tiger Airways (Australia) commercial service - November 23, 2007

Operated the inaugural Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Coolangatta (Gold Coast) service as TT7402 - November 23, 2007

Virgin Australia announces that it intends to acquire 60% of Tigerair Australia - October 30, 2012

Tigerair would continue to operate as a low cost subsidary of Virgin Australia Airlines

The acquisition was given the approved by the ACCC - April 23, 2013

Current with Tiger Airways (Australia)

 

 

VH-VND. Tiger Airways - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 30, 2010.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 0320-223.)

VH-VND. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 04, 2014.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0320-400.)

VH-VND. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 11, 2019.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0321-157.)