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.