VH-VBJ. Boeing 737-7Q8. c/n 30647-1159.


 

Ordered new by International Lease Finance Company (ILFC)

Rolled off Boeing production line at Renton - May 28, 2002

First flown as VH-VBJ - June 06, 2002

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B20 engines

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VBJ - June 14, 2002

Registered to International Lease Finance Company

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as registered operator

Accepted by ILFC at Seattle - June 21, 2002

Departed Seattle as DJ9063 on delivery flight to Australia - June 21, 2002

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight - June 23, 2002

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Nadi - Brisbane

Aircraft was named 'Perth Princess'

Operated first revenue service as DJ - ?

Registered to International Lease Finance Company (ILFC), New York - March 31, 2005

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as registered operator

Fitted with winglets - October 2007

Virgin Blue was renamed Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd - May 04, 2011

Operated final revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as DJ354 - April 02, 2012

Withdrawn from use and parked at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport

Departed Melbourne on ferry flight to Kuala Lumpur as DJ9085 on return to lessor - May 10, 2012

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - June 21, 2012

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N225LF - June 22, 2012

Registered to International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), Los Angeles

Departed Kuala Lumpur on delivery flight to Argentina - July 03, 2012

Arrived Buenos Aires at conclusion of delivery flight - July 07, 2012

Delivery route: Kualu Lumpur (Subang) - Nagpur - Dubai - Barcelona - Las Palmas - Recife - Buenos Aires (Ezeira)

Cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - July 23, 2012

Entered onto the Argentinean Aircraft Register as LV-CVJ - July 23, 2012

Registered to International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), Los Angeles

Leased to Aerolineas Argentinas as registered operator

Operated first revenue service - ?

Current with Aerolineas Argentinas

 


 

VH-VBJ. Virgin Blue - in the full livery at Sydney Airport, May 2003.

VH-VBJ. Virgin Blue - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, January 2005.
VH-VBJ. Virgin Blue - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, January 2005.