VH-VOC. Boeing 737-8BK. c/n 30623-1136.

 

Ordered new by CIT Leasing Corporation, New York

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton without winglets - April 24, 2002

First flown as VH-VOC - May 03, 2002

Entered on the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VOC - May 10, 2002

Registered to CIT Leasing Corporation, New York

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) - May 22, 2002

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9071 - May 22, 2002

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - May 24, 2002

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Apia - Brisbane

Aircraft was named 'Skye Blue'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ234 - May 29, 2002

Port side painted with titles 'Macquarie Stop The Sydney Airport Rort' - August 30, 2002

Registered to CIT Aerospace (Australia) Pty Ltd - July 28, 2005

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Fitted with winglets by A.A.E.S. Melbourne (Tullamarine) - May 2007

Operated final revenue service Coolangatta - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as DJ752 - March 12, 2011

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Kuala Lumper for end of lease maintenance as DJ9081 - March 14, 2011

Ferried Kuala Lumper (Subang) - Singapore - April 2011

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 20, 2011

Sold by CIT Aerospace (Australia) Pty Ltd to CIT Leasing Corporation, New York - April 20, 2011

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N815SY - April 20, 2011

Registered to CIT Leasing Corporation, New York

Leased to Sun Country Airlines as the registered operator

Ferried Singapore - Osaka (Kansai) - Anchorage - Minneapolis/St Paul - April 20 - 23, 2011

Operated first Sun Country revenue service - April ?, 2011

Current with Sun Country Airlines

 

VH-VOC. Virgin Blue - 'Skye Blue' in the standard livery with additional 'Macquarie Stop The Sydney Airport Rort' titles at Brisbane Airport, September 2002.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-165.)

VH-VOC. Virgin Blue - 'Skye Blue' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, February 2005.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-310.)

VH-VOC. Virgin Blue - 'Skye Blue' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 11, 2011.

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