VH-VOS. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 33800-1483.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Airlines - ?

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle without winglets - March 19, 2004

First flown as VH-VOS - March 29, 2004

Entered on the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VOS - May 25, 2004

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) - May 28, 2004

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the ferry flight to New Zealand - May 28, 2004

Arrived Christchurch on completion of the ferry flight - May 30, 2004

Ferry route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Kahului - Pago Pago - Christchurch

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

Ferried Christchurch - Brisbane on delivery to Virgin Blue as DJ9083 - June 14, 2004

The aircraft was named 'Kimberley Cutie'

Operated its first revenue service - June 2004

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

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

 

VH-VOS. Virgin Blue - 'Kimberley Cutie' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, January 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-376.)

VH-VOS. Virgin Blue - 'Kimberley Cutie' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, April 09, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-629.)