VH-YUD. Airbus A320-232. c/n 1922.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enterprise (SALE) - ?

Powered by International Aero Engines IAE V2527-A5 engines

Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse as F-WWBK - December 2002

First flown at Toulouse as 'F-WWBK' in primer with blue engine nacelles - December 19, 2002

Ferried Toulouse - Hamburg (Finkenwerder) for the interior fit-out - January 31, 2003

Ferried Hamburg (Finkenwerder) - Toulouse on completion of work in British Airways livery - February 19, 2003

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-MEDH - March 06, 2003

Registered to Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enterprise

Leased to British Mediterranean Airways as the registered operator

This aircraft was to be used to operate services for British Airways

Ferried Toulouse - East Midlands for pre-service modifications as KJ001P - March 07, 2003

Ferried East Midlands - London (Heathrow) as KJ002P - March 12, 2003

Operated first revenue service London (Heathrow) - Baku as BA6725 - March 12, 2003

Singapore Aircraft Leasing was renamed BOC Aviation, Singapore - July 02, 2007

Operated final revenue service Ankara - London (Heathrow) as BA6590 - September 17, 2007

Ferried London (Heathrow) - East Midlands as KJ001P - September 17, 2007

Repainted into a hybrid livery with British Airways and BMI (British Midland) tail colors - September 21, 2007

Observed at London (Heathrow) with Bmi titles and tail colors - September 21, 2007

Leased to British Midland (Bmi) - October 28, 2007

Operated first Bmi revenue service London (Heathrow) - Ankara as BD973 - October 28, 2007

Leased to British Midland Airways Ltd (Bmi), West Drayton as registered operator - December 14, 2007

Ferried London (Heathrow) - East Midlands for repainting - December 13, 2010

Ferried East Midlands - Malta in the British Midlands livery - January 03, 2011

Operated final Bmi revenue service Amman - London (Heathrow) as BA146 - November 21, 2012

Registered to British Airways Plc, West Drayton - November 23, 2012

Returned to service London (Heathrow) - Hannover in the basic Bmi livery as BA978 - November 25, 2012

The lease was transferred to British Airways - December 10, 2012

Operated final revenue service Belfast - London (Heathrow) as BA1417 - January 26, 2013

Ferried London (Heathrow) - Sofia for end-of-lease maintenance as BA9270E - January 29, 2013

Ferried Sofia - London (Gatwick) as BA9271E - February 27, 2013

Ferried London (Gatwick) - Shannon for repainting as BA9275E - March 08, 2013

Ferried Shannon - London (Gatwick) in an all-white livery as BA9275E - March 16, 2013

Test flown at London (Gatwick) as BA9272E - March 28, 2013

Ferried London (Gatwick) - Sofia in all-white livery - April 12, 2013

The aircraft was prepared for lease to Skywest Airlines (Australia) Pty Ltd

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - April 18, 2013

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YUD - April 19, 2013

Registered to BOC Aviation Pte Ltd, Singapore

Leased to Skywest Airlines (Australia) Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Ferried Sofia - Muscat - Singapore (Seletar) for repainting into the Virgin Australia livery - April 24 - 25, 2013

The ferry flight was carried out by Southern Cross Aviation as SXI-1319

Skywest Airlines was renamed Virgin Australia Regional Airlines followingits take over - May 2013

Ferried Singapore (Seletar) - Perth in the Virgin Australia livery - May 07, 2013

The aircraft was named 'Port Beach'

Presented to the public at Perth Airport during official launch of Virgin Australia Regional Airlines - May 07, 2013

The aircraft remained grounded at Perth Airport

Test flown Perth (12:12 local) - Perth (13:38 local) as VOZ9992 - September 16, 2013

Operated first revenue service Perth - RAAF Curtin as VOZ2601 - September 23, 2013

Current with Virgin Australia Regional Airlines

 

VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, May 07, 2013.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, June 2013.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamairine Airport, September 27, 2013.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 19, 2013.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 19, 2013.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 19, 2013.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 17, 2014.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 17, 2014.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 17, 2014.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 18, 2014.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 18, 2014.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 02, 2014.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 04, 2015.

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VH-YUD. Virgin Australia - 'Port Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 28, 2018.

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