It was then ferried to Fukuoka (RJFF) as JQ7991.
This morning, it returned to Cairns as JQ996 from Fukuoka (RJFF).
Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKB - file photo
Later, the Boeing 787 departed to the Gold Coast (YBCG) as JQ26.
According to the Jetstar Source, this was the inaugural Fukuoka - Cairns service, adding that the service, "Will run for a limited period only."