VH-VOK. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 33758-1359.


 

Ordered new by Virgin Blue Airlines

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton without winglets - July 12, 2003

First flown as VH-VOK - July 22, 2003

Entered on the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VOK - August 07, 2003

Registered to ?

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle - August 13, 2003

Departed Seattle on ferry flight to New Zealand - August 13, 2003

Arrived Christchurch at conclusion of ferry flight - August 15, 2003

Ferry route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Honolulu - Apia - Christchurch

The aircraft was fitted with winglets during the pre-service maintenance

Ferried Christchurch - Brisbane as DJ9085 on delivery to Virgin Blue - August 20, 2003

Aircraft was named 'Smoochy Maroochy'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Adelaide as DJ752 - August 22, 2003

Registered to VBNC2 Pty Ltd - August 15, 2005

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Virgin Blue was renamed Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd - May 4, 2011

Ferried Christchurch - Melbourne (Tullamarine) in new livery - January 21, 2012

Returned to service - ?

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines