VH-VOY. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 33996-1551.

 

Ordered new by Virgin Blue Pty Ltd

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton without winglets - July 21, 2004

First flown as ZK-PBD - July 29, 2004

The intended Australian registration of 'VH-VOY' was initially not taken up

Entered on the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-PBD - August 16, 2004

Leased to Pacific Blue (N.Z.) Airlines Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) in the standard Pacific Blue livery - August 16, 2004

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to New Zealand - August 16, 2004

Arrived Christchurch on completion of the delivery flight - August 18, 2004

Delivery route: Seattle - Hilo - Pago Pago - Christchurch

Aircraft was named 'Pacific Pearl'

Operated first revenue service Christchurch - Wellington as DJ9002 - August 19, 2004

Winglets fitted to aircraft in Christchurch - ?

Pacific Blue was renamed Virgin Australia Airlines (NZ) - December 2011

Operated last service in the Pacific Blue livery Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Christchurch as VA62 - February 09, 2014

Repainted into the Virgin Australia livery at Christchurch whilst undergoing maintenance

Aircraft was renamed 'Brighton Beach'

Returned to setvice in the Virgin Australia livery Christchurch - Brisbane as VA81 - February 24, 2014

Operated last service as ZK-PBD Nadi - Brisbane as VA176 - February 18, 2015

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - February 19, 2015

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VOY - February 19, 2015

Registered to Virgin Australia 2013-1 Issuer Co. Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Leased to Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland as the registered operator

Operated first service as VH-VOY Brisbane - Townsville as VA375 - February 23, 2015

Operated final revenue service Hamilton Island - Brisbane as VA9532 - March 07, 2016

Ferried Brisbane - Townsville as VA9901 - March 07, 2016

Repainted into the standard Tiger Air livery by Flying Colours at Townsville

Ferried Townsville - Melbourne (Tullamarine) in the standard Tigerair livery as VA9020 - March 14, 2016

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Adelaide as TGW9020 - March 23, 2016

Operated the inaugural Tiger Air Boeing 737 service Adelaide - Denpasar as TT17 - March 23, 2016

Current with Tiger Air

 

ZK-PBD. Pacific Blue - 'Pacific Pearl' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 2004.

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ZK-PBD. Pacific Blue - 'Pacific Pearl' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, February 2005.

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ZK-PBD. Pacific Blue - 'Pacific Pearl' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, February 2005.

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VH-VOY. Virgin Australia - 'Brighton Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 24, 2015.

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VH-VOY. Virgin Australia - 'Brighton Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 24, 2015.

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VH-VOY. Virgin Australia - 'Brighton Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 17, 2015.

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VH-VOY. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 23, 2016.

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VH-VOY. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 23, 2016.

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VH-VOY. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 23, 2016.

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VH-VOY. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 25, 2016.

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VH-VOY. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 25, 2016.

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VH-VOY. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, April 10, 2016.

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VH-VOY. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 28, 2016.

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VH-VOY. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 28, 2016.

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VH-VOY. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 07, 2016.

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