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Virgin Blue Fleet Questions

Mon Apr 28, 2003 8:09 am

Does anyone have a list of the aircraft that have served Virgin Blue? I am looking to collect data on all of the aircraft, when they entered service, when they left the carrier (737-400s) and what their names are/were. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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RE: Virgin Blue Fleet Questions

Mon Apr 28, 2003 11:29 am

By no means complete but here's a start for you:
Previous aircraft;
B737-43Q VH-VGA is back with Virgin Express
B737-4Q8 VH-VGB is now with Air One
B737-46M VH-VGC is now with CSA
B737-4Y0 VH-VGD is back with Virgin Express
B737-43Q VH-VGE is back with Virgin Express
B737-4Q8 VH-VOZ is now with Air One
Have a look here for the more current fleet and names.
 
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RE: Virgin Blue Fleet Questions

Mon Apr 28, 2003 12:23 pm

Did the 737-300s and 737-400s carry any names?
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RE: Virgin Blue Fleet Questions

Mon Apr 28, 2003 8:48 pm

1. 737-4Q8 VH-VOZ, June 16 00 to March 16 02
2. 737-43Q VH-VGA, Sept 7 00 to May 14 02
3. 737-43Q VH-VGB, Sept 3 00 to Sept 6 02
4. 737-46M VH-VGC, Nov 17 00 to Feb 25 02
5. 737-4YO VH-VGD, Dec 1 00 to April 26 02
6. 737-43Q VH-VGE, Feb 19 01 to Feb 16 02

7. 737-33A VH-VCQ Oct 21 01 to the white one they still got it, rumour to be staying until October 2003, but that was extended from April 2003.


No names were ever on the 737-400
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RE: Virgin Blue Fleet Questions

Tue Apr 29, 2003 1:20 am

Thank you very much!
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RE: Virgin Blue Fleet Questions

Tue Apr 29, 2003 8:00 am

BNE, the Boeing 737-33A is VH-CZQ, not VCQ, an ex-Ansett model leased from AWAS:

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RE: Virgin Blue Fleet Questions

Tue Apr 29, 2003 8:53 am

How come they plan on keeping the 737-300 until October 2003? It seems odd that they retired all of their 737-400's and yet keep 1 737-300 by itself. Does this plane fly any special routes as opposed to the NG's?

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