VH-XFC. Airbus A330-243. c/n 1293.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Aircastle Advisor Ltd - ?

Rolled off the Airbus production line at Toulouse, France - 2011

Powered by Rolls Royce Trent 772B-60 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XFC - January 30, 2012

Registered to Sulaco Aircraft Leasing (Ireland) Ltd, Stamford, Connecticut

Leased to Virgin Australia Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Observed at Toulouse in the Virgin Australia livery - March 01, 2012

Registered to Air Knight Leasing Ltd, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands - March 19, 2012

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland as the registered operator

First flown as F-WWYU in the Virgin Australia livery - March 22, 2012

The aircraft was named 'Mooloolaba Beach'

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Toulouse - April 05, 2012

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9086 - April 05, 2012

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - April 06, 2012

Delivery route: Toulouse - Kuala Lumpur - Melbourne

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ813 - May 15, 2012

Registered to Perth Aircraft Leasing (UK) Ltd, Ramat Gan; Israel - April 01, 2016

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland as the rergistered operator

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-XFC. Virgin Australia - 'Mooloolaba Beach' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, July 05, 2013.

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VH-XFC. Virgin Australia - 'Mooloolaba Beach' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 01, 2016.

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VH-XFC. Virgin Australia - 'Mooloolaba Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 19, 2017.

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VH-XFC. Virgin Australia - 'Mooloolaba Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 19, 2017.

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