VH-VUI. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 34441-2015.

 

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

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton with winglets - July 20, 2006

First flown as VH-VUI - July 29, 2006

Flown Renton - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) as BOE333 - July 29, 2006

Entered on the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VUI - August 01, 2006

Registered to VBNC5 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) - August 11, 2006

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on delivery flight to Australia as DJ9081 - August 11, 2006

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - August 13, 2006

Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane

Aircraft was named 'Brandi Blue'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as DJ308 - August 23, 2006

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

Registered to the Bank of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. - February 18, 2016

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

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-VUI. Virgin Blue - 'Brandi Blue' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2007.

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VH-VUI. Virgin Blue - 'Brandi Blue' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, September 20, 2011.

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VH-VUI. Virgin Blue - 'Brandi Blue' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, April 09, 2012.

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VH-VUI. Virgin Blue - 'Brandi Blue' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 01, 2013.

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VH-VUI. Virgin Blue - 'Brandi Blue' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 01, 2013.

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