VH-VUK. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 36602-2353.

 

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 25, 2007

First flown as VH-VUK - August 02, 2007

Entered on the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VUK - August 14, 2007

Registered to VBNC9 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) - August 17, 2007

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia - August 17, 2007

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - August 19, 2007

Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane

Aircraft was named 'Mackay-Be Diva'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ222 - August 24, 2007

Ferried Brisbane - Christchurch for fitment of Live2Air entertainment system - September 03, 2007

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

Aircraft was renamed 'Seaford Beach'

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-VUK. Virgin Blue - 'Mackay-Be-Diva' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 02, 2013.

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VH-VUK. Virgin Blue - 'Mackay-Be-Diva' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 19, 2013.

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VH-VUK. Virgin Blue - 'Mackay-Be-Diva' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 16, 2013.

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VH-VUK. Virgin Blue - 'Mackay-Be-Diva' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 16, 2013.

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VH-VUK. Virgin Blue - 'Mackay-Be-Diva' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 28, 2013.

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VH-VUK. Virgin Blue - 'Mackay-Be-Diva' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 28, 2013.

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VH-VUK. Virgin Australia - 'Seaford Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 07, 2015.

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