25 May 2022

Virgin Australia's VH-VOS

Southern Cross International is ferrying Virgin Australia's VH-VOS "Chiton Rocks" (c/n 33800, l/n 1483) from BNE to MIA, via MAJ, HNL, and TUS. This 737-8FE, on its lease return ferry flight, is flying as SXI2227. It's due to be registered as 2-VVOS, and undergo freighter conversion.

VH-VOS's History:
May 2004: Delivered to Virgin Blue, named "Kimberley Cutie".
May 2011: Airline rebrands as Virgin Australia, and aircraft renamed "Chiton Rocks".
Mar 2019: Sold to Bocomm Leasing, and leased back.
Mar 2020: Withdrawn from service, and stored at BNE.

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