The latest Boeing 787 for Jetstar has been delivered to Cairns. The Flightaware website shows 787-8 VH-VKH, operating as JQ7878, departing Boeing’s Paine Field, Everett facility on Thursday evening (August 14), arriving into Cairns at 5:48am on Saturday.
VKH is Jetstar’s sixth 787 delivery and its first to be built at Boeing’s Charleston, South Carolina facility.
Jetstar’s seventh 787, VH-VKG, made its first flight from Paine Field (where it was built) on August 8. All 12 787s on order for Jetstar are expected to be in service by the end of 2015.