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


 

Ordered new by Virgin Blue Airlines

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton 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 - August 20, 2003

Departed Seattle as DJ9087 on delivery flight to Australia - August 25, 2003

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight - August 27, 2003

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

Aircraft was named 'Goldie Coast'

Operated 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 4, 2011

Flight crew experienced a fuel imbalance on 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 - in the full livery at Cairns Airport, March 2009.