VH-ZPR. Embraer 190-100IGW. c/n 19000424.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue - ?

Rolled off the production line at Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil - February 2011

First flown as PT-TCG - March 10, 2011

Powered by General Electric GE CF34-10E5 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZPR - March 28, 2011

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest National Association, Salt Lake City

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Sao Jose dos Campos - March 28, 2011

Aircraft configured to seat 104 economy passengers

Departed Sao Jose dos Campos on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9082 - March 28, 2011

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight in an all-white livery - April 04, 2011

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

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Cairns as DJ773 - April 12, 2011

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

Rolled out at Melbourne (Tullamarine) in the new Virgin Australia livery - July 19, 2011

The aircraft was named 'Dundee Beach'

Returned to service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ803 - July 24, 2011

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-ZPR. Virgin Australia - 'Dundee Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 12, 2013.

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VH-ZPR. Virgin Australia - 'Dundee Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 08, 2013.

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