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Virgin Australia News & Information November 2011.




30th November 2011 - VH-VUL to Christchurch Maintanance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUL positioned Melbourne - Christchurch late tonight as DJ9070.

30th November 2011 - VH-ZPQ Perth - Cloudbreak Charters.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPQ operated two Perth - Clearwater (YFDF) rotations today as DJ9003/DJ9000 and DJ9005/DJ9004.

30th November 2011 - Reconfigured VH-VUN Enters Service.

Boeing 737-8BK VH-VUN re-entered service today as DJ807 Melbourne - Sydney in 8J/168Y configuration.

30th November 2011 - ZK-PBM Domestics.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBM operated the DJ209/DJ208 Melbourne - Adelaide, DJ833/DJ838 Melbourne - Sydney and DJ231/DJ236 Melbourne - Adelaide rotations today.

30th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJA Operates for Pacific Blue.

Airbus A320 ZK-OJA operated two rotations on behalf of Pacific Blue today as follows:

DJ165/DJ164 Auckland - Melbourne operated as NZ6091/NZ6090.

DJ79/DJ78 Auckland - Coolangatta operated as NZ6093/NZ6092.

29th November 2011 - VH-VUN Returns.

Boeing 737-8BK VH-VUN positioned Christchurch - Melbourne today using VHVUN as its callsign.

29th November 2011 - VH-ZPR Perth - Cloudbreak Charters.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPR operated two Perth - Clearwater (YFDF) rotations today as DJ9003/DJ9000 and DJ9005/DJ9004.

29th November 2011 - ZK-PBM Domestics.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBM operated the DJ209/DJ208 Melbourne - Adelaide and DJ833/DJ836 Melbourne - Sydney rotations today.

29th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJI Operates for Pacific Blue.

Airbus A320 ZK-OJI operated two rotations on behalf of Pacific Blue today as follows:

DJ165/DJ164 Auckland - Melbourne operated as NZ6091/NZ6090.

DJ79/DJ78 Auckland - Coolangatta operated as NZ6093/NZ6092.


28th November 2011 - ZK-PBM Domestics.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBM operated the DJ209/DJ208 Melbourne - Adelaide and DJ833/DJ836 Melbourne - Sydney rotations today.

28th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJM Operates for Pacific Blue.

Airbus A320 ZK-OJM operated two rotations on behalf of Pacific Blue today as follows:

DJ165/DJ164 Auckland - Melbourne operated as NZ6091/NZ6090.

DJ79/DJ78 Auckland - Coolangatta operated as NZ6093/NZ6092.

27th November 2011 - Domestic Pacific Blue Aircraft Swap.

Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBI returned to Pacific Blue duties today operating DJ164 Melbourne - Auckland. Meanwhile sister ZK-PBM returned to Australian Domestic services operating the DJ209/DJ208 Melbourne - Adelaide, DJ833/DJ836 Melbourne - Sydney and DJ231/DJ236 Melbourne - Adelaide rotations.

27th November 2011 - VH-VUG in Virgin Australia Livery.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUG returned to traffic today operating DJ4153 Melbourne - Denpasar in full Virgin Australia livery. This is the first aircraft to switch from red to white colours.

27th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJM Operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJM operated Pacific Blue flights DJ60 Melbourne Christchurch as NZ6098, DJ83 Christchurch - Brisbane as NZ6095 and DJ188 Brisbane - Auckland as NZ6094.

26th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJF Operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJF operated for Pacific Blue today flying DJ61 Christchurch - Melbourne as NZ6097, DJ60 Melbourne - Christchurch as NZ6098 and then the DJ83/DJ82 Christchurch - Brisbane rotation as NZ6095/NZ6096.

25th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJD Operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJD operated for Pacific Blue today flying DJ61 Christchurch - Melbourne as NZ6097, DJ60 Melbourne - Christchurch as NZ6098 and then the DJ83/DJ82 Christchurch - Brisbane rotation as NZ6095/NZ6096.

25th November 2011 - ZK-PBI Continues Domestic Operations.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBI continued to operate on the Australian Domestic network today working the DJ833/DJ838 Melbourne - Sydney, DJ231/DJ236 Melbourne - Adelaide and DJ889/DJ896 Melbourne - Sydney rotations.



























































18th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJC Operates for Pacific Blue.

Airbus A320 ZK-OJC operated for Pacific Blue today flying DJ60 Melbourne -  Christchurch as NZ6098 and then the DJ83/DJ82 Christchurch - Brisbane rotation as NZ6095/NZ6096.







17th November 2011 - ZK-PBM Domestic Operations.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE continued to operate Australian Domestic flights today working the DJ833/DJ838 Melbourne - Sydney, DJ231/DJ236 Melbourne - Adelaide and DJ885/DJ896 Melbourne - Sydney rotations.

17th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJB operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJB operated the DJ165 Auckland - Melbourne, DJ60 Melbourne Christchurch and DJ83/82 Christchurch - Brisbane rotation on behalf of Pacific Blue today using callsigns NZ6091, NZ6098, NZ6095 and NZ6096.

16th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJI operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJI operated the DJ165/DJ164 Auckland - Melbourne and DJ79/78 Auckland - Coolangatta rotations on behalf of Pacific Blue today.

16th November 2011 - More Australian Domestics for ZK-PBM.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBM operated the same DJ209/DJ208 Melbourne - Adelaide and DJ833/DJ836 Melbourne - Sydney rotations as the past two days but additionally operated the DJ231/DJ236 Melbourne - Adelaide rotation today.

15th November 2011 - More Of The Same from ZK-OJH and ZK-PBM.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJH operated the same Auckland - Melbourne and Auckland - Coolangatta rotations as yesterday on behalf of Pacific Blue and Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE operated the same Melbourne - Adelaide and Melbourne - Sydney rotations as yesterday.

14th November 2011 - ZK-PBM Operates Australia Domestics.

Freed from Trans-Tasman duties by Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJH Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBM operated two Australian domestic rotations today: DJ209/DJ208 Melbourne - Adelaide and DJ833/DJ836 Melbourne - Sydney.

14th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 Operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJH operated the following Pacific Blue rotations today.

DJ165/DJ164 Auckland - Melbourne operated as NZ6091/NZ6090.

DJ79/DJ78 Auckland - Coolangatta operated as NZ6093/NZ6092.

13th November 2011 - VH-ZHE Fin al Services.

Embraer E170 operated its final service for Virgin Australia today as DJ1106 Brisbane - Newcastle.

12th November 2011 - VH-VUJ Back in Traffic with Business Class.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUJ re-entered traffic today as DJ309 Melbourne - Brisbane newly configured in 8J/168Y configuration.

11th November 2011 - VH-YID First Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YID undertook its first test flight today from Renton to Boeing Field.

9th November 2011 - VH-YVD First Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVD undertook its first test flight today.

9th November 2011 - No Sixth 777.

It was today announced that Virgin Australia has decided not to exercise its option for a sixth Boeing 777-300ER.

8th November 2011 - VH-YVC Delivered.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVC departed Boeing Field today on delivery as DJ9080 routing Boeing Field - Lihue (overnight) - Nadi - Brisbane.

8th November 2011 - VH-VPD has Virgin Australia titles added.

Boeing 777-3GZER had Virgin Australia titles added to the starboard side whilst in Los Angeles today.

7th November 2011 - VH-VUI Back in Traffic with Business Class.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUI re-entered traffic today as DJ304 Brisbane - Melbourne newly configured in 8J/168Y configuration.

7th November 2011 - VH-VOZ Los Angeles - Sydney Positioning Flight.

Boeing 777-3GZER VH-VOZ positioned Los Angeles - Sydney in the early hours of this morning as VA9102.

4th November 2011 - VH-VUZ in Virgin Australia Livery.

Having been at Melbourne since 28 October Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUZ re-entered service as DJ1322 Melbourne - Hobart today in Virgin Australia livery.

2nd November 2011 - VH-VUC Back in Traffic with Business Class.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUC re-entered traffic today as DJ807 Melbourne - Sydney newly configured in 8J/168Y configuration.

1st November 2011 - VH-VPE Operates Domestic Extra.

Boeing 777-3GZER VH-VPE operated the extra DJ9502 Sydney - Melbourne flight today before positioning back to Sydney as DJ9051 and taking up more normal duties as VA29 to Abu Dhabi. This was the first use of a Boeing 777 on a domestic Australian service.


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24th November 2011 - VH-YVD on Delivery.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVD departed Boeing Field on delivery as DJ9080 today and will route Boeing Field - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane.

24th November 2011 - VH-VUN to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8BK VH-VUN positioned Melbourne - Christchurch tonight as DJ9070.

24th November 2011 - ZK-PBI Continues Domestic Operations.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBI continued to operate on the Australian Domestic network today working the DJ833/DJ838 Melbourne - Sydney, DJ231/DJ236 Melbourne - Adelaide and DJ885/DJ896 Melbourne - Sydney rotations.

24th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJB operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJB operated the DJ165 Auckland - Melbourne, DJ60 Melbourne Christchurch and DJ83/82 Christchurch - Brisbane rotation on behalf of Pacific Blue today using callsigns NZ6091, NZ6098, NZ6095 and NZ6096.

23rd November 2011 - Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJI Operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJI operated two rotations on behalf of Pacific Blue today as follows:

DJ165/DJ164 Auckland - Melbourne operated as NZ6091/NZ6090.

DJ79/DJ78 Auckland - Coolangatta operated as NZ6093/NZ6092.

23rd November 2011 - ZK-PBI Continues Domestic Operations.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBI continued to operate on the Australian Domestic network today working the DJ833/DJ838 Melbourne - Sydney and DJ231/DJ236 Melbourne - Adelaide rotations.

22nd November 2011 - Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJI Operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJA operated two rotations on behalf of Pacific Blue today as follows:

DJ165/DJ164 Auckland - Melbourne operated as NZ6091/NZ6090.

DJ79/DJ78 Auckland - Coolangatta operated as NZ6093/NZ6092.

22nd November 2011 - ZK-PBI Continues Domestic Operations.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBI continued to operate on the Australian Domestic network today working the DJ209/DJ208 Melbourne - Adelaide rotation.

21st November 2011 - ZK-PBI Continues Domestic Operations.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBI continued to operate on the Australian Domestic network today working the DJ209/DJ208 Melbourne - Adelaide rotation.

21st November 2011 - VH-YFK First Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFK made its first flight today from Renton to Boeing Field as BOE808.

21st November 2011 - Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OKB Operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJB operated two rotations on behalf of Pacific Blue today as follows:

DJ165/DJ164 Auckland - Melbourne operated as NZ6091/NZ6090.

DJ79/DJ78 Auckland - Coolangatta operated as NZ6093/NZ6092.

20th November 2011 - ZK-PBI Operates Australian Domestic Flights.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBI operated on the Australian Domestic network today working the DJ833/DJ836 Melbourne - Sydney, DJ231/DJ236 Melbourne - Adelaide and DJ885/DJ896 Melbourne - Sydney rotations.

20th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJG Operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJG operated the DJ61/DJ60 Christchurch - Melbourne rotation as NZ6097/NZ6098 today.

19th November 2011 - ZK-PBM Returns to Pacific Blue Duties.

Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBM returned to Pacific Blue duty today operating DJ164 Melbourne - Auckland.

19th November 2011 - Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJC Operates for Pacific Blue.

Air New Zealand Airbus A320 ZK-OJC operated for Pacific Blue today flying DJ61 Christchurch - Melbourne as NZ6097, DJ60 Melbourne - Christchurch as NZ6098 and then the DJ83/DJ82 Christchurch - Brisbane rotation as NZ6095/NZ6096.

18th November 2011 - ZK-PBM Continues Domestic Operations.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE continued operations on the Australian Domestic network today flying the DJ833/DJ838 Melbourne - Sydney, DJ231/DJ236 Melbourne - Adelaide and DJ889/DJ896 Melbourne - Sydney rotations.

18th November 2011 - VH-YVC Enters Service.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVC entered service today as DJ354 Brisbane - Melbourne.