VH-ZNF. Boeing 787-9. c/n 36239-742.

 

The order for Boeing 787 aircraft was announced by Qantas Airways Ltd - December 2005

This aircraft was ordered by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

It was allocated the Boeing Variable or Block Number 'ZB274'

The aircraft was assembled at the Everett plant

The final assembly commenced in Position P1 - July 05, 2018

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - July 20, 2018

Powered by General Electric GEnx-1B74/75/P2 engines

The aircraft is configured to seat 42 business class, 28 premium economy and 166 economy class passengers

This aircraft was rolled out of the Paint Shop in the Qantas livery - July 27, 2018

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZNF - July 27, 2018

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

First flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) as BOE744 - August 10, 2018

Flight duration was 2 hrs 38 minute with 2 cycles

Customer inspection (Customer Walk) of the aircraft was carried out - August 14, 2018

Customer flight (C1) flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) - August 15, 2018

Flight duration was 3 hrs 6 minutes with 2 cycle

FAA Export Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - August 17, 2018

CASA Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - August 17, 2018

Accepted by D. Vickery (09:33 local) for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) - August 17, 2018

This was the 266th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 17th Boeing 787 delivered to Qantas Airways

The aircraft was named 'Boomerang'

The aircraft had flown 6 hours 27 minutes (block time) on acceptance by Qantas

It had flown 5 hours 44 minutes (flight time) with 4 cycles on delivery to Qantas

Departed Everett (Paine Field - 10:28 PDT) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6026 - August 18, 2018

It arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine - 18:45 AEST) on completion of the delivery flight - August 19, 2018

Delivery route: Everett (Paine Field) - Melbourne (Tullamarine)

Delivery flight crew: Captains A. Passerini, P. Peterson; F/O D. Summergreene; S/O J. Costa

Total delivery flight time: 15 hours 17 minutes

Operated its first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Brisbane as QF634 - August 29, 2018

Operated first international service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Perth - London (Heathrow) as QF9 - September 01, 2018

Operated first Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Perth - Rome (Fiumicino) service as QF5 - June 22 - 23, 2022

This was the airline's first service to Rome since 2003

Current with Qantas Airways