VH-XFJ. Airbus A330-243. c/n 1561.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by CIT Aerospace International Ltd

Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse, France - 2014

Powered by Rolls Royce Trent 772B-60 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XFJ - June 11, 2014

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest National Association, Salt Lake City, Utah

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

Observed at Toulouse as F-WWYS - July 2014

First flown as F-WWYS in the Virgin Australia livery - August 26, 2014

Aircraft was named 'Gnaraloo Bay'

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Toulouse - September 21, 2014

Departed Toulouse on delivery flight to Australia as DJ9948 - September 22, 2014

Arrived Singapore on completion of the delivery flight - September 23, 2014

Aircraft was involved in a media event to publicise its new business class seating at Singapore - September 24, 2014

Ferried Singapore - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as VA9014 - September 25, 2014

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Brisbane as VA9939 - September 25, 2014

Ferried Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as VA9902 - October 06, 2014

Delivery route: Toulouse - Singapore - Sydney - Brisbane - Melbourne

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Perth as VOZ693 - October 07, 2014

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-XFJ. Virgin Australia - 'Gnaraloo Bay' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 05, 2015.

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VH-XFJ. Virgin Australia - 'Gnaraloo Bay' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 05, 2015.

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VH-XFJ. Virgin Australia - 'Gnaraloo Bay' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 05, 2015.

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VH-XFJ. Virgin Australia - 'Gnaraloo Bay' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 05, 2015.

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VH-XFJ. Virgin Australia - 'Gnaraloo Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, November 18, 2016.

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VH-XFJ. Virgin Australia - 'Gnaraloo Bay' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, December 03, 2016.

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VH-XFJ. Virgin Australia - 'Gnaraloo Bay' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, December 04, 2016.

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