VH-YWD. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 41020-6664.
This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Australia Pty Ltd - ?
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YWD - November 13, 2017
Registered to Short Haul 2017 No.2 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland
Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland as the registered operator
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - October 2017
First flown Seattle - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) as BOE826 - October 28, 2017
Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B24E engines
Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - November 17, 2017
Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as VA9940 - November 17, 2017
It arrived at Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - November 19, 2017
Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Kona - Nadi - Brisbane
Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as VA916 - November 30, 2017
The aircraft was named 'Tiramirakura' at the naming ceremony at Launceston - June 01, 2018
Current with Virgin Australia Airlines
VH-YWD. Virgin Australia - 'Tiramirakura' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 14, 2017.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4622-769.)