VH-YIH. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 38712-4070.
Ordered new by Virgin Blue Australia Pty Ltd
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YIH - February 02, 2012
Registered to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - May 22, 2012
First flown as BOE835 / VH-YIH from Renton (Boeing Field) - Moses Lake - Renton (Boeing Field) - June 04, 2012
Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines
Aircraft fitted with the new 'Sky' interior
Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - June 18, 2012
Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9080 - June 18, 2012
Arrived Brisbane at the conclusion of the delivery flight - June 20, 2012
Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Honolulu - Nadi - Brisbane
Aircraft named 'Hastings Point'
Registered to 737 2012 No 2 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland - June 30, 2012
Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines as the registered operator
Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Mackay as DJ601 - July 02, 2012
Current with Virgin Australia Airlines
VH-YIH. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, March 2016.