VH-YIE. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 38708-3875.
This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Australia Pty Ltd - ?
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YIE - July 05, 2011
Registered to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - December 04, 2011
First flown from Seattle (Boeing Field) as BOE832 - December 12, 2011
Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26/3 engines
It was fitted with the new 'Sky' interior and configured with 8 Business Class and 168 Economy Class seats
Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - December 21, 2011
Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9080 - December 21, 2011
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - December 23, 2011
Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane
The aircraft was named 'Fingal Beach'
Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ924 - January 05, 2012
Registered to 737 2012 No. 2 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland - July 17, 2012
Leased to Virging Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill as the registered operator
Current with Virgin Australia Airlines
VH-YIE. Virgin Australia - 'Fingal Beach' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, January 08, 2012.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-643.)
VH-YIE. Virgin Australia - 'Fingal Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 24, 2013.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4620-754.)