VH-ZPK. Embraer 190-100IGW. c/n 19000218.

 

This aircraft was the last of eleven new aircraft ordered by Virgin Blue - November 02, 2006

Rolled off the production line at Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil - August 2008

First flown as PT-SHB - September 2008

Powered by General Electric GE CF34-10E5 engines

The aircraft is configured with C6/Y92 seats

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZPK - October 01, 2008

Registered to VBNC9 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Sao Jose dos Campos - October 31, 2008

Departed Sao Jose dos Campos on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9082 - October 31, 2008

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - November 05, 2008

Delivery route: Sao Jose dos Campos - Manaus - Curacao - Brownsville - San Jose - Lihue - Pago Pago - Brisbane

The aircraft was named 'Aussie Rob'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Adelaide (West Beach) as DJ750 - November 13, 2008

Virgin Blue was renamed Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd - May 04, 2011

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-ZPK. Virgin Blue - 'Aussie Rob' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 06, 2013.

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VH-ZPK. Virgin Blue - 'Aussie Rob' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 06, 2013.

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