VH-YVA re-entered service with Virgin Australia only on Friday 18 December after operating for Virgin's low cost subsidiary Tigerair Australia since April 2019.
VH-YVA was withdrawn from use and stored at Melbourne (Tullamarine) in late March this year and was finally taken out of storage and flown from there to Townsville in mid-November where it was re-painted into Virgin Australia livery at the local Flying Colours paint shop. As shown above, VH-YVA has again picked up its previous name of 'Eurong Beach'.
Of interest, VH-YVA was delivered new to Virgin Australia in mid-2011 and flew with the airline until February 2019 when it was transferred to Tigerair Australia. After being re-painted into Tigerair livery also in Townsville, VH-YVA entered service with Tigerair in April 2019.
Photos taken by Tim Bowrey and Lloyd Fox ©