VH-VUR. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 36606-3059.
Ordered new by Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd
Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton with winglets - September 23, 2009
First flown as N1784B in the standard Virgin Blue livery - October 01, 2009
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VUR - October 13, 2009
Registered to Virgin Blue Pty Ltd
Aircraft named 'Star City'
Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) - October 27, 2009
Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9080 - October 28, 2009
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - October 30, 2009
Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane
Registered to Pacific Triangle Leasing Limited, Cayman Islands - October 30, 2009
Leased to Virgin Blue Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ954 - November 10, 2009
Was involved in a ground handling incident at Brisbane Airport - October 05, 2010
To view the ATSB report of this incident please 'HERE'
Virgin Blue was renamed Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd - May 04, 2011
Registered to Shenton Aircraft Leasing 2 (Ireland) Limited, Dublin, Ireland - December 16, 2015
Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland as the registered operator
Current with Virgin Australia Airlines
VH-VUR. Virgin Blue - 'Star City' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 19, 2010.
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VH-VUR. Virgin Blue - 'Star City' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 16, 2012.
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VH-VUR. Virgin Australia - 'Star City' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 27, 2016.
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VH-VUR. Virgin Australia - 'Star City' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, October 11, 2016.
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