VH-VPF. Boeing 777-3ZGER. c/n 37940-801.

 

Ordered new by Virgin Blue International Airlines Pty Ltd

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett - May 2009

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VPF - June 24, 2009

Registered to VB LH 2008 No.2 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Leased to Virgin Blue International Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

First flown at Everett as VH-VPF - July 15, 2009

Powered by General Electric GE90-115B engines

Accepted by V Australia at Everett - October 01, 2009

Ferried Everett - Victorville for cabin modifications - October 01, 2009

Ferried Victorville - Los Angeles following completion of cabin modifications - October 09, 2009

Operated first revenue service Los Angeles - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as VAU002 - October 09, 2009

Arrived Sydney on completion of the delivery flight and first revenue service - October 11, 2009

Aircraft had not been named prior to the delivery flight

Operated inaugural Los Angeles - Melbourne (Tullamarine) service as VA012 - November 29, 2009

Operated inaugural Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Los Angeles service as VA011 - December 01, 2009

Operated inaugural Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Phuket service as VA019 - December 03, 2009

Operated inaugural Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Johanessburg service as VA015 - March 13, 2010

Aircraft carried special 'Flying Lady' logo and the South African flag

V Australia was renamed Virgin Australia International Airlines Pty Ltd - December 7, 2011

Aircraft named 'Caves Beach'

Current with Virgin Australia

 

VH-VPF. V-Australia - in the standard livery at Los Angeles Airport, November 04, 2009.

(R. Shaw Copyright Image 4675-007.)

VH-VPF. Virgin Aus - in the basic V-Australia livery at Los Angeles Airport, November 2011.

(J. Fernandez Copyright Image 4675-019.)

VH-VPF. Virgin Australia - in the hybrid livery at Los Angeles Airport, November 2011.

(J. Fernandez Copyright Image 4675-020.)

VH-VPF. Virgin Australia - in the hybrid livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, January 05, 2013.

(P. Finnigan Copyright Image 4675-014.)

VH-VPF. Virgin Australia - 'Caves Beach' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 30, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4675-021.)