VH-VUF. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 34168-1697.

 

Ordered new by Virgin Blue Pty Ltd

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton with winglets - April 06, 2005

First flown as VH-VUF in the standard Virgin Blue livery - April 15, 2005

Entered on the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VUF - April 28, 2005

Registered to VBNC4 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) - April 29, 2005

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9082 - April 29, 2005

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight as DJ9084 - May 01, 2005

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Lihue (DJ9082) - Noumea (DJ9083) - Brisbane (DJ9084)

Aircraft was named 'Hobart Honey'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ204 - May 13, 2005

Fitted with Live2Air entertainment system - November 2006

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Townsville as DJ1823 for repainting by Worland Aviation - September 03, 2009

Ferried Townsville - Melbourne (Tullamarine) in the Pacific Blue livery as DJ1814 - September 10, 2009

Returned to service Melbourne - Hobart as DJ1322 - September 10, 2009

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

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Christchurch for maintenance and repainting - November 17, 2011

Ferried Christchurch - Melbourne (Tullamarine) - December 06, 2011

Returned to service - ?

Registered to Bali Australia Leasing Pty Limited, Sydney - April 12, 2011

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

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-VUF. Virgin Blue - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 11, 2005.

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VH-VUF. Virgin Blue - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2005.

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VH-VUF. Virgin Blue - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, November 2006.

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VH-VUF. Virgin Blue - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, November 2006.

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VH-VUF. Pacific Blue - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 19, 2010.

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VH-VUF. Pacific Blue Airline of Virgin Blue - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 17, 2011.

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VH-VUF. Virgin Australia - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, December 2011.

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VH-VUF. Virgin Australia - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery with additional 'Red Nose Day' nosecone at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, March 31, 2012.

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VH-VUF. Virgin Australia - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 19, 2012.

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VH-VUF. Virgin Australia - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, January 20, 2013.

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VH-VUF. Virgin Australia - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 24, 2013.

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VH-VUF. Virgin Australia - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 07, 2013.

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VH-VUF. Virgin Australia - 'Hobart Honey' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 21, 2013.

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