VH-YIE. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 38708-3875.

 

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 Renton - December 04, 2011

First flown from Renton (Boeing Field) in new Virgin Australia livery as BOE832 - December 12, 2011

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26/3 engines

Aircraft 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) as DL9080 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

Aircraft is named 'Fingal Beach'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ924 - January 05, 2012

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-YIE. Virgin Australia - 'Fingal Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 24, 2013.

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