VH-VBZ. Boeing 737-7FE. c/n 34322-1777.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Airlines - ?

Rolled off Boeing production line at Renton - August 05, 2005

First flown as VH-VBZ - August 17, 2005

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B20 engines

The aircraft is fitted with winglets

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VBZ - August 26, 2005

Registered to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9081 - August 30, 2005

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - September 01, 2005

Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue/Hawaii - Noumea - Brisbane

Aircraft was named 'Maliblue'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as DJ305 - September 08, 2005

Registered to VB 700 2009 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland - April 23, 2009

Leased to Virgin Blue as the registered operator

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

Registered to Virgin Australia 2013-1 Issuer Co. Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland - October 25, 2013

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

Ferried Brisbane - Townsville as VA614 for maintenance and repainting - January 04, 2015

The aircraft was renamed 'Cronulla Beach'

Returned to service Townsville - Brisbane as VA362 - January 17, 2015

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-VBZ. Virgin Blue - 'Maliblue' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 18, 2006.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Blue - 'Maliblue' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 10, 2013

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Blue - 'Maliblue' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 01, 2013.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Blue - 'Maliblue' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 16, 2013.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Blue - 'Maliblue' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 02, 2014.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Blue - 'Maliblue' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 17, 2014.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Blue - 'Maliblue' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 14, 2014.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 08, 2015.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 08, 2015.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 17, 2016.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 17, 2016.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 17, 2016.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 17, 2016.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 17, 2016.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 07, 2016.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 14, 2016.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 14, 2016.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 26, 2017.

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VH-VBZ. Virgin Australia - 'Cronulla Beach' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 26, 2017.

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