VH-YIF. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 38710-3904.
This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Australia Pty Ltd - ?
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YIF - November 01, 2011
Registered to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - January 03, 2012
First flown from Seattle (Boeing Field) as BOE833 - January 12, 2012
Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26/3 engines
It was fitted with the new 'Sky' interior and configured with 8 Business Class and 168 Economy Class seats
Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - January 25, 2012
Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as DL9080 - January 25, 2012
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - January 27, 2012
Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane
The aircraft was named 'Sorrento Beach'
Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ900 - February 04, 2012
Registered to 737 2012 No. 2 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland - July 17, 2012
Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill as the registered operator
Current with Virgin Australia Airlines
VH-YIF. Virgin Australia - 'Sorrento Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 02, 2012.
(N. K. Daw Copyright Image 4620-619.)
VH-YIF. Virgin Australia - 'Sorrento Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 24, 2013.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4620-777.)