VH-YFW. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 41037-5978.

 

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

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YFW - February 18, 2016

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

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle with winglets - June 2016

First flown Seattle (Renton) - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) as BOE821 - June 29, 2016

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B24E engines

Configured to seat C8 and Y168 passengers

Registered to Short Haul 2016 No 2 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - July 14, 2016

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as VA9942 - July 14, 2016

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - July 16, 2016

Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane

Aircraft named 'Turquoise Bay'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as VA912 - July 29, 2016

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-YFW. Virgin Australia - 'Turquoise Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 21, 2016.

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VH-YFW. Virgin Australia - 'Turquoise Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 21, 2016.

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VH-YFW. Virgin Australia - 'Turquoise Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 21, 2016.

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VH-YFW. Virgin Australia - 'Turquoise Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 02, 2017.

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