Sunday, December 6, 2015

And Virgin Australia Boeing B737-800 VH-YFV Also Calls into Gladstone Airport Sunday

The run of Virgin Australia jets visiting Gladstone Airport still continues, and on Sunday 6 November, Col captured some great photos as the larger Boeing B737-800 VH-YFV touched down on a scheduled service from and back to Brisbane as VOZ1713/1716.

Of interest, VH-YFV is the newest B737-800 in the Virgin fleet and it wears the name 'Princess Charlotte Bay'.

Virgin Australia Embraer E-190 jets continue to call into Gladstone Airport as well.  On Tuesday 1 December, Col also captured VH-ZPH as it visited the industrial city late in the afternoon as VOZ1717/1720.

Despite rumours continuing that the Virgin Australia jets will cease flying into Gladstone, it turned out to be a really busy week with almost every service operated by a jet rather than the smaller Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA) ATR 72 turboprop.

Thanks again to Col for taking the time to capture and send through these great photos!

All photos taken by the Col  ©

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