VH-YFK. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 41004-3861.

 

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

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YFK - July 05, 2011

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

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Boeing Field) - November 14, 2011

First flown as BOE808 from Renton (Boeing Field) in the Virgin Australia livery - November 21, 2011

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

The aircraft was fitted with the new 'Sky' interior and configured with 8 Business Class and 168 Economy Class seats

Registered to Dunlewy Aviation Limited, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands - December 12, 2011

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

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Boeing Field in the new corporate livery - December 12, 2011

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DL9080 - December 12, 2011

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - December 15, 2011

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane

The aircraft was named 'Long Beach'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (kingsford Smith) as DJ904 - December 23, 2011

Registered to Biko Kisen Co. Ltd 2-35 Nakabori, Imbari City, Japan - February 06, 2017

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

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines