VH-VOL. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 33759-1364.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Airlines - ?

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle with winglets - July 22, 2003

First flown as VH-VOL - July 31, 2003

Entered on the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VOL - August 13, 2003

Registered to ?

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) - August 20, 2003

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9087 - August 25, 2003

It arrived at Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - August 27, 2003

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Kahului - Nadi - Brisbane

The aircraft was named 'Goldie Coast'

Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as DJ308 - September 04, 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 04, 2011

The flight crew experienced a fuel imbalance on a flight from the Gold Coast - April 15, 2012

To view the ATSB report on this incident please click 'HERE'

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

 

VH-VOL. Virgin Blue - 'Goldie Coast' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 03, 2003.

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VH-VOL. Virgin Blue - 'Goldie Coast' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 22, 2003.

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VH-VOL. Virgin Blue - 'Goldie Coast' in the standard livery at Cairns Airport, March 2009.

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VH-VOL. Virgin Australia - 'Newport Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May May 08, 2020.

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