VH-YIS. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 39926-4201.

 

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

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YIS - July 11, 2012

Registered to SMBC Aviation Capital (UK) Ltd

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - September 12, 2012

First flown Seattle (Boeing Field) - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) as BOE838 - September 19, 2012

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

It was fitted with the new 'Sky' interior

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - October 04, 2012

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9882 - October 04, 2012

It arrived at Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - October 06, 2012

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

The aircraft was named 'Casurina Beach'

Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as DJ334 - October 29, 2012

Registered to Nihon Life Creator Ltd, Okasa City, Japan - November 26, 2019

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

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

 

VH-YIS. Virgin Australia - 'Casurina Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 10, 2013.

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VH-YIS. Virgin Australia - 'Casurina Beach' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 28, 2016.

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VH-YIS. Virgin Australia - 'Casurina Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 29, 2020.

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VH-YIS. Virgin Australia - 'Casurina Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 23, 2020.

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