VH-VUS. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 36607-3082.

 

Ordered new by Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VUS - October 13, 2009

Registered to Virgin Blue Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton with winglets - October 14, 2009

First flown as VH-VUS in the standard Virgin Blue livery - October 27, 2009

Aircraft named 'Chitty Chitty Broome Broome'

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) - November 05, 2009

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9080 - November 06, 2009

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - November 08, 2009

Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane

Registered to Pacific Triangle Leasing Limited, Cayman Islands - November 17, 2009

Leased to Virgin Blue Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ912 - November 18, 2009

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

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-VUS. Virgin Blue - 'Chitty Chitty Broome Broome' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2011.

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VH-VUS. Virgin Blue - 'Chitty Chitty Broome Broome' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, October 31, 2011.

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VH-VUS. Virgin Blue - 'Chitty Chitty Broome Broome' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 21, 2013.

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VH-VUS. Virgin Blue - 'Chitty Chitty Broome Broome' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 07, 2013.

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VH-VUS. Virgin Blue - 'Chitty Chitty Broome Broome' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 07, 2013.

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VH-VUS. Virgin Blue - 'Chitty Chitty Broome Broome' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 18, 2013.

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