VH-YIF. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 38710-3904.
Ordered new by Virgin Blue Australia Pty Ltd
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YIF - November 01, 2011
Registered to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - January 03, 2012
First flown from Renton (Boeing Field) in the new Virgin Australia livery as BOE833 - January 12, 2012
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) - January 25, 2012
Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DL9080 - January 25, 2012
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - January 27, 2012
Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane
Aircraft is named 'Sorrento Beach'
Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ900 - February 04, 2012
Current with Virgin Australia Airlines
VH-YIF. Virgin Australia - 'Sorrento Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, April 02, 2012.
(N. K. Daw Copyright Image 4620-619.)
VH-YIF. Virgin Australia - 'Sorrento Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 24, 2013.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4620-777.)