VH-YIQ. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 38715-4156.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Australia Pty Ltd - ?

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YIQ - May 22, 2012

Registered to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - August 03, 2012

First flown as BOE844/VH-YIQ from Seattle (Boeing Field) - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) - August 13, 2012

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

The aircraft was fitted with the new 'Sky' interior

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - August 27, 2012

Registered to 737 2012 No 2 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland - August 27, 2012

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland as the registered operator

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9882 - August 27, 2012

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - August 29, 2012

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Honolulu - Nadi - Brisbane

The aircraft is named 'Hyams Beach'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as DJ304 - September 13, 2012

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-YIQ. Virgin Australia - 'Hymans Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 02, 2013.

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VH-YIQ. Virgin Australia - 'Hymans Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 10, 2013.

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VH-YIQ. Virgin Australia - 'Hymans Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 08, 2014.

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VH-YIQ. Virgin Australia - 'Hymans Beach' in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, May 08, 2016.

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