VH-XFE. Airbus A330-243. c/n 1319.


This aircraft was ordered new by CIT Aerospace International Ltd - ?

Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse, France - 2012

Powered by Rolls Royce Trent 772B-60 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XFE - April 23, 2012

Registered to CIT Aerospace International, Dublin

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

First flown as 'F-WWTE' in the Virgin Australia livery - May 18, 2012

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest National Association, Salt Lake City - June 18, 2012

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

The aircraft was named 'Manly Beach'

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Toulouse - June 18, 2012

Departed Toulouse on delivery flight to Australia as DJ9082 - June 18, 2012

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - June 19, 2012

Delivery route: Toulouse - Melbourne

Operated its first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Perth as DJ691 - June 30, 2012

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Singapore (Seletar) for planned maintenance as VOZ9943 - March 05, 2018

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines


VH-XFE. Virgin Australia - 'Manly Beach' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 27, 2012.

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