VH-YFC. Boeing 737-81D. c/n 39413-3592.


 

Ordered new by Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - March 03, 2011

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YFC - March 07, 2011

Registered to AWAS 39413 Ltd, George Town, Grand Cayman Islands

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

First flown as BOE402 / VH-YFC from Renton (Paine Field) in an all-white livery - March 12, 2011

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Was first Virgin aircraft to be fitted with the new 'Sky' interior

Test flown at Boeing Field - March 27, 2011

Accepted by AWAS at Boeing Field - March 31, 2011

Ferried Boeing Field - Tulsa as DJ9080 for cabin modifications - April 01, 2011

Departed Tulsa as DL9080 on delivery flight to Australia - April 03, 2011

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight - April 05, 2011

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Tulsa - Ontario - Honolulu - Nadi - Brisbane

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Townsville as DJ361 in an all-white livery - April 15, 2011

Ferried Melbourne - Christchurch as DJ9070 for painting into the new corporate livery - April 22, 2011

Ferried Christchurch - Melbourne as DJ9071 in the new corporate livery - May 04, 2011

Virgin Blue was officially renamed Virgin Australia Airlines - May 04, 2011

Ferried Melbourne - Sydney - May 04, 2011

Returned to service Sydney - Ballina - Byron Bay as DJ1141 - May 04, 2011

First Boeing 737 to enter service with Virgin Australia Airlines

Aircraft named 'Bondi Beach'

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 


 

VH-YFC. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, November 2011.

 

VH-YFC. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2013.
 
VH-YFC. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, Januaryt 2014.