VH-VUZ. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 39921-3536.

 

Ordered new by RBS Aerospace for lease to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VUZ - December 23, 2010

Registered to RBS Aerospace (UK) Ltd

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - January 11, 2011

First flown as VH-VUZ in an all-white livery - January 18, 2011

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26/3 engines

Aircraft was not named

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) - February 01, 2011

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9082 - February 02, 2011

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - February 04, 2011

Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) in all-white livery as DJ346 - February 10, 2011

Operated last service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne in all-white livery as DJ892 - February 13, 2011

Entered John Holland hangar at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport - February 13, 2011

'Virgin Blue Proudly Flying The Gold Coast Suns' titles and logo applied

Rolled out in the new livery - February 17, 2011

Returned to service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ303 - February 17, 2011

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

'Gold Coast Suns' livery removed and returned to service in new all-white livery - October 24, 2011

Aircraft now named 'Lennox Head'

Registered to KEOS Aviation UK Limited, London, United Kingdom - April 28, 2015

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

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-VUZ. Virgin Blue - in the promotional 'Gold Coast Suns' livery at Adelaide Airport, March 17, 2011.

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VH-VUZ. Virgin Blue - in the promotional 'Gold Coast Suns' livery at Brisbane Airport, May 01, 2011.

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VH-VUZ. Virgin Blue - in the promotional 'Gold Coast Suns' livery at Brisbane Airport, May 01, 2011.

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VH-VUZ. Virgin Blue - in the promotional 'Gold Coast Suns' livery at Perth Airport, October 19, 2011.

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VH-VUZ. Virgin Australia - 'Lennox Head' in the all-white livery at Adelaide Airport, October 26, 2011.

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VH-VUZ. Virgin Australia - 'Lennox Head' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, September 25, 2012.

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VH-VUZ. Virgin Australia - 'Lennox Head' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 10, 2013.

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VH-VUZ. Virgin Australia - 'Lennox Head' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 02, 2013.

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VH-VUZ. Virgin Australia - 'Lennox Head' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 19, 2015.

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