VH-IJW. Boeing 737-8SA. c/n 44224-5148.

Was also registered as: 9V-MGH.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Silk Air - ?

Constructed by Boeing at Seattle (Renton) - 2014

Entered onto the Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-MGH - October 2014

First flown Seattle (Renton) - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) as BOE468 - October 24, 2014

Test flown Seattle (Boeing Field) - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) - October 28, 2014

Customer Acceptance Flight flown Seattle (Boeing Field) - Seattle (Boeing Field) - October 30, 2014

Accepted by Silk Air at Seattle (Boeing Field) - November 04, 2014

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Singapore - November 05, 2014

It arrived at Singapore on completion of the delivery flight - November 06, 2015

Operated its first revenue service ?

Operated its final Silk Air revenue service - April 2021

The aircraft was withdrawn from use and stored at Singapore - April 11, 2021

It was leased to Virgin Australia Airlines - December 09, 2021

Departed Singapore (09:32 local) on its ferry flight to Australia as SQ8892 - December 09, 2021

It arrived at Gold Coast (20:19 AEST) - December 09, 2021

Ferried Gold Coast (23:20 AEST) - Brisbane (23:41 AEST) on completion of the delivery flight - December 09, 2021

Cancelled from the Singapore Aircraft Register - December ?, 2021

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-IJW - December 14, 2021

Registered to CIT Aerospace LLC640, New York

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Ferried Brisbane (07:30 AEST) - Townsville (09:12) as VA9925 - December 15, 2021

The aircraft was repainted at Townsville by Flying Colours into the Virgin Australia livery

Ferried Townsville (15:56 AEST) - Brisbane (18:05 AEST) as VA9926 - December 21, 2021

Ferried Brisbane (09:31 AEST) - Townsville (11:10 AEST) as VA9927 - January 24, 2022

Ferried Townsville (12:18 AEST) - Brisbane (13:59 AEST) as VA9928 - January 30, 2022

Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Cairns as VA783 - February 08, 2022

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines