VH-YIV. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 40698-4571.

 

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

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YIV - April 16, 2013

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

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Boeing Field) - July 2013

First flown as BOE847from Seattle - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) - August 02, 2013

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B24E engines

The aircraft was fitted with the new 'Sky' interior

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - August 19, 2013

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia but forced to return as VA9506 - August 19, 2013

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as VA9506 - August 20, 2013

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - August 22, 2013

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

The aircraft was named 'Cylinder Beach'

Registered to SMBC Aviation Capital Japan Co Ltd, Tokyo, Japan - August 22, 2013

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as VA304 - September 05, 2013

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines