VH-YXU. Airbus A320-232. c/n 5281.

Was also registered as: JA06JJ.

 

This aircraft was ordered new for Jetstar Japan - ?

It was built by Airbus Industrie at Toulouse Blagnac, France - 2012

First flown with the test registration 'F-WWDE' - September 10, 2012

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for interior fit-out as AIB01DE - September 10, 2012

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse on completion of the fit-out as AIB02DE - September 17, 2012

Entered onto the Japanese Aircraft Register as JA06JJ - October 2012

Accepted by Jetstar at Toulouse - October 04, 2012

Departed Toulouse (Blagnac) on the ferry flight to Japan - October 05, 2012

It arrived at Tokyo (Narita) on completion of the ferry flight - October 07, 2012

Ferry route: Toulouse - Dubai - Hanoi - Tokyo

Operated its first revenue service - October 2012

The aircraft was retrofitted with sharklet wingtips - 2014

Withdrawn from service by Jetstar Japan - December 11, 2020

Departed Tokyo (Narita) on the ferry flight to Australia as JQ1- December 13, 2020

It arrived at Alice Springs on completion of the ferry flight - December 14, 2020

Ferry route: Tokyo - Manila - Darwin - Alice Springs

Cancelled from the Japanese Aircraft Register - December 21, 2020

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YXU - December 21, 2020

Registered to Camo Australia Pty Ltd, Ocean Grove, Victoria

Ferried Alice Springs - Darwin - Singapore (Seletar) for maintenance as JQ8991 - January 14 - 16, 2022

Registered to Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, Melbourne - January 17, 2022

Ferried Singapore (Seletar) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as JQ7992 - March 02, 2022

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as JQ7992 - March 05, 2022

Operated its first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Gold Coast as JQ440 - March 11, 2022

Current with Jetstar Airways

 

 

VH-YXU. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 31, 2022.

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