VH-VUD. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 34015-1594.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Pty Ltd - ?

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Boeing Field) with winglets - October 06, 2004

First flown as VH-VUD in basic primer livery - October 13, 2004

Observed in basic primer but with Pacific Blue tail at Seattle - October 23, 2004

Entered on the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VUD - October 28, 2004

Registered to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) - November 02, 2004

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9081 - November 02, 2004

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - November 04, 2004

Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Port Vila - Brisbane

Aircraft was named 'Bewitching Broome'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as DJ312 - November 23, 2004

Operated final revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Brisbane as DJ269 - October 31, 2007

Ferried Brisbane - Christchurch - October 31, 2007

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - November 05, 2007

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-PBG - November 07, 2007

Registered to VBNC4 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Leased to Pacific Blue (N.Z.) Pty Ltd, Christchurch as the registered operator

Ferried Christchurch - Auckland as DJ9051 - November 11, 2007

Operated inaugural Pacific Blue N.Z. domestic service Auckland - Christchurch as DJ9002 - November 12, 2007

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

Aircraft renamed 'Tallows Beach'

Operated final service as 'ZKPBG' Auckland - Brisbane as VA161 - March 01, 2015

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - March 02, 2015

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VUD - March 02, 2015

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

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

Returned to service Brisbane - Auckland as VA304 - March 06, 2015

Operated final Virgin Australia revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Brisbane as VOZ319 - October 22, 2016

Ferried Brisbane - Townsville as VOZ9901 - October 22, 2016

The aircraft was repainted into the Tigerair livery by Flying Colours at Townsville

Ferried Townsville - Melbourne (Tullamarine) in the Tigerair livery as VOZ9902 - October 30, 2016

Registered to Virgin Australia 2013-1 Issuer Co. Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland - October 31, 2016

Leased to Tiger Airways Austrsalia Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria as the registered operator

Aircraft used for crew training at Melbourne (Tullamarine) - November 2016

Utilised for flight crew training Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Adelaide as TT9122 - January 18, 2017

Returned to service with Tigerair on domestic flight - February 01, 2017

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

ZK-PBG. Pacific Blue - 'Bewitching Broome' in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, June 24, 2012.

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VH-VUD. Virgin Australia - 'Tallows Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 10, 2015.

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VH-VUD. Virgin Australia - 'Tallows Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 04, 2015.

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VH-VUD. Virgin Australia - 'Tallows Beach' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 29, 2016.

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VH-VUD. Virgin Australia - 'Tallows Beach' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 07, 2016.

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VH-VUD. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, December 04, 2016.

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VH-VUD. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 19, 2017.

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VH-VUD. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 19, 2017.

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VH-VUD. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 22, 2017.

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VH-VUD. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 22, 2017.

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VH-VUD. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 31, 2017.

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VH-VUD. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 26, 2017.

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VH-VUD. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 05, 2017.

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VH-VUD. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 12, 2017.

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VH-VUD. Tigerair - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 14, 2017.

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