|VH-YQH at Brisbane Airport|
This was the first time that the recently (re-)delivered aircraft has visited Central Queensland since it was returned to Australia in mid-July.
The B737-800 was previously operated by Virgin Australia as VH-YFI and was one of five aircraft that were re-registered and ferried back to lessors in the USA in 2020. VH-YFI took up the registration marking 2-VYFI and ferried out of Australia in mid-September 2020.
On Saturday 17 July, 2-VYFI arrived back in Australia from the USA and promptly took up the registration marking of VH-YQH. It re-entered services with Virgin Australia on Tuesday 14 September.
Of interest, it appears that VH-YQH is still named 'Porpoise Bay'.
The visit of VH-YQH leaves just the fifth and final B737-800 VH-YQG (ex VH-YFG / 2-VYFG) to make a (re-)appearance in CQ.
Photo taken by Simon Coates ©