4 May 2011 - Transferred to Virgin Australia. Flew Christchurch - Sydney in Virgin
Australia livery for Virgin Australia brand launch named “Bondi Beach”.
22 April 2011 - Positioned Melbourne - Christchurch for repaint into Virgin Australia
livery and conversion to 8J/168Y configuration.
01 April 2011 - Delivered to Virgin Blue on lease from AWAS in plain white livery
and WY180 configuration with Boeing Sky interior.
12 March 2011 - First Test Flight.