VH-YFI. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 41000-3963.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Australia Pty Ltd - ?

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YFI - November 01, 2011

Registered to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - February 22, 2012

First flown from Seattle (Boeing Field) in the new Virgin Australia livery as BOE810 - March 01, 2012

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

The aircraft was fitted with the new 'Sky' interior

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company, Trustee for Aircraft 73B-41000, Delaware - March 19, 2012

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

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - March 19, 2012

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DL9080 - March 19, 2012

Arrived Brisbane aon completion of the delivery flight - March 21, 2012

Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane

The aircraft was named 'Porpoise Bay'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ912 - April 03, 2012

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-YFI. Virgin Australia - 'Porpoise Bay' in the standard livery at Coolangatta Airport, date unknown.

(C. Laugier Copyright Image 4621-888.)

VH-YFI. Virgin Australia - 'Porpoise Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 04, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4621-889.)