VH-YIZ. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 40702-5061.

 

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

Allocated the Boeing Block Number ??848

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YIZ - May 02, 2014

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

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - August 2014

First flown as BOE848 from Seattle - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) - August 16, 2014

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B24E engines

The aircraft was fitted with the new 'Sky' interior

Registered to Short Haul 2014 No 2 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland - August 28, 2014

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - August 29, 2014

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as VA9940 - August 30, 2014

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - September 01, 2014

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

The aircraft was named 'Black Rock'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Hobart as VA704 - September 15, 2014

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-YIZ. Virgin Australia - 'Black Rock' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 16, 2014.

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VH-YIZ. Virgin Australia - 'Black Rock' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 21, 2014.

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VH-YIZ. Virgin Australia - 'Black Rock' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 30, 2014.

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VH-YIZ. Virgin Australia - 'Black Rock' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 19, 2015.

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VH-YIZ. Virgin Australia - 'Black Rock' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 19, 2015.

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VH-YIZ. Virgin Australia - 'Black Rock' in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, June 05, 2016.

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