VH-YVA. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 40995-3680.


Ordered new by Virgin Blue Australia Pty Ltd

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton in full Virgin Australia livery - May 25, 2011

First flown as BOE802 / VH-YVA from Renton (Boeing Field) - June 05, 2011

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YVA - June 20, 2011

Registered to RBS Aerospace (UK) Ltd, Dublin

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) in the new corporate livery - June 20, 2011

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) as DJ9082 on delivery flight to Australia - June 20, 2011

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight - June 23, 2011

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

Aircraft is named 'Eurong Beach'

Originally to be delivered to Christchurch for pre-service modifications but cancelled due volcanic ash cloud

Ferried Brisbane - Christchurch for pre-service maintenance - June 27, 2011

Ferried Christchurch - Brisbane as DJ9071 - June 30, 2011

Ferried Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as DJ9064 - July 05, 2011

Operated first revenue service Melbourne - Coolangatta as DJ725 - July 06, 2011

Registered to AMA Construction Company Limited, Aichi, Japan - April 13, 2012

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as registered operator

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines




VH-YVA. Virgin Australia - in the new livery at Sydney Airport, July 2011.