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.