VH-VYA. Boeing 737-838. c/n 33762-1532.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

Allocated the Boeing Block Number YJ917

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VYA - June 04, 2004

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Boeing Field) - June 17, 2004

First flown as VH-VYA - June 23, 2004

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines and without winglets

The aircraft was named ‘Narooma’

Accepted by S. Skimin for Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - July 08, 2004

This was the 145th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 25th Boeing 737 delivered to Qantas

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the ferry flight to New Zealand as QF6020 - July 09, 2004

Arrived Christchurch on completion of the ferry flight - July 12, 2004

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Honolulu - Nadi - Christchurch

Winglets fitted at Christchurch by Air New Zealand Engineering during pre-service maintenance - July 13 - 17, 2004

Ferried Christchurch - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF6018 - July 18, 2004

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Cairns as QF922 - July 19, 2004

Registered to Orix Columbia Corporation, Tokyo - June 15, 2005

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - October 10, 2014

Current with Qantas Airways

 

VH-VYA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Narooma' in the original livery at Hobart Airport, June 2007.

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VH-VYA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Narooma' in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 08, 2013.

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VH-VYA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Narooma' in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 25, 2013.

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VH-VYA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Narooma' in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 11, 2013.

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VH-VYA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Narooma' in the revised livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 23, 2014.

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VH-VYA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Narooma' in the revised livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 06, 2014.

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VH-VYA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Narooma' in the revised livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 26, 2014.

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VH-VYA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Narooma' in the revised livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 13, 2016.

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VH-VYA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Narooma' in the revised livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 13, 2018.

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