VH-YFT. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 41028-5557.


Ordered new by Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YFT - May 12, 2015

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

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton with winglets - August 2015

First flown as BOE818 Seattle (Renton) - Moses Lake - Seattle (Renton) - August 27, 2015

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Configured to seat C8 and Y168 passengers

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Renton - September 04, 2015

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) as VA9940 on the delivery flight to Australia - September 04, 2015

Arrived Brisbane at the conclusion of the delivery flight - September 06, 2015

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

Aircraft named 'Admirals Arch'

Registered to GAL MSN 41027 Ltd, London - September 07, 2015

Leased to Virgin Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as VA916 - September 16, 2015

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines




VH-YFT. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2016.