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


 

Ordered new by Virgin Blue Airlines

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton 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 registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle - May 28, 2004

Departed Seattle on ferry flight to New Zealand - May 28, 2004

Arrived Christchurch at conclusion of 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 as DJ9083 on delivery to Virgin Blue - June 14, 2004

Aircraft was named 'Kimberley Cutie'

Operated first revenue service - June 2004

Registered to VBNC2 Pty Ltd - August 15, 2005

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as registered operator

Virgin Blue was renamed Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd - May 04, 2011

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 


 

 

VH-VOS. Virgin Blue - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, January 2007.