Jetstar’s first 787 has emerged from the paintshop at Boeing’s Everett plant ahead of its delivery to Australia next month.
Jetstar released a set of images of 787-8 VH-VKA on its Flickr page on Saturday after images of the aircraft on the Boeing flightline had originally been posted by Flickr user moonm and were quickly shared widely via Twitter.
The Qantas Group has 14 787-8s on order for Jetstar. VH-VKA is due to be delivered in late September, with two more to follow before the end of the year.
Jetstar’s 787 preparations were comprehensively covered in the July issue of Australian Aviation.