VH-IWX. Boeing 737-8SA. c/n 44232-5924.

Was also registered as: 9V-MGP.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Silk Air - ?

Construct by Boeing at Seattle (Boeing Field) - 2016

Entered onto the Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-MGP - May 2016

First flown as '9V-MGP' - May 15, 2016

Test flown Seattle (Boeing Field) - Spokane - Seattle (Boeing Field) as BOE476 - May 15, 2016

Accepted by Silk Air at Seattle (Boeing Field) - May 26, 2016

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Singapore - May 26, 2016

It arrived at Singapore on completion of the delivery flight - ?

Operated its first Silk Air revenue service - ?

Operated its final revenue service Singapore - Medan - Singapore as MI233/234 - April 20, 2021

The aircraft was withdrawn from use and stored at Singapore - April 20, 2021

It was leased to Virgin Australia Airlines - ?

Departed Singapore (09:17 local) on its ferry flight to Australia as SQ8892 - November 23, 2021

It arrived at Brisbane (18:45 local) on completion of the ferry flight - November 23, 2021

Cancelled from the Singapore Aircraft Register - November 24, 2021

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-IWX - November 24, 2021

Registered to CIT Aerospace LLC 640, New York

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines, Brisbane as the registered operator

Ferried Brisbane (08:24 AEST) - Townsville for repainting by Flying Colours VA9927 - December 06, 2021

Ferried Townsville - Brisbane in an all-white livery as VA9928 - December 11, 2021

Test flown Brisbane - Brisbane (1 hr 41 minutes) as VA9928 - December 17, 2021

Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as VA942 - December 18, 2021

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

 

VH-IWX. Silk Air - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 06, 2021.

(L. Fox Copyright Image 4622-928.)

VH-IWX. Virgin Australia - in the 'all-white' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 29, 2021.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4622-931.)

VH-IWX. Virgin Australia - in the 'all-white' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 29, 2022.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4622-932.)