VH-FVY. Aerospatiale ATR-72-212A. c/n 1073.

 

Aircraft built for Avation Airframe Holding Pte Ltd

First flown as F-WWEJ at Toulouse - February 18, 2013

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M turboprop engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FVY - February 21, 2013

Registered to Avation Eastern Fleet Pte Ltd, Singapore

Leased to Skywest Airlines (Australia) Pty Ltd, Cloverdale, W.A. as the registered operator

Skywest operates all ATR-72 services on behalf of Virgin Australia Airlines

Accepted by Avayion Airframe Holdings at Toulouse - March 02, 2013

Departed Toulouse on the ferry flight to Australia - March 02, 2013

Arrived Perth on completion of the ferry flight - March 05, 2013

Ferry route: Toulouse - Alexandra (Borg-al Arab) - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Jakarta (Halim) - Perth

Ferry flight carried out by Southern Cross International as SXI-1131

Ferried Perth - Kalgoorlie - Brisbane as VA1933 - March 30, 2013

Aircraft named 'Marcoola Beach'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Moranbah as VA1661 - April 10, 2013

Virgin Australia finalises the acquisition of Skywest Airlines - April 11, 2013

Skywest Airlines was officially renamed Virgin Australia Regional Airlines - May 03, 2013

Current with Virgin Australia Regional Airlines