Virgin Australia retires its last Embraer 190, takes delivery of the last Boeing 737-800

Type Retired: February 3, 2018 (VA 1105 Newcastle - Brisbane with VH-ZPH)

Virgin Australia Airlines (Brisbane) today (February 3) retired its last Embraer 190. VH-ZPH operated flight VA 1105 from Newcastle to Brisbane.

Newcastle Airport announced the last departure on social media:

In other news, this week, Virgin Australia welcomed its newest Boeing 737-800 Next-Generation (NG) aircraft to the fleet, named “Dreamtime Beach”. This delivery completes the Boeing 737 fleet of more than 80 aircraft.

Below Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker. The last Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 VH-YWE (msn 41015, ln 6775) taxies at a soggy Boeing Field.

Photo Above: Virgin Australia.

Top Copyright Photo: Virgin Australia Airlines Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW VH-ZPR (msn 19000424) PER (Micheil Keegan). Image: 908555.

Virgin Australia aircraft slide show:

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