First to arrive was Air New Zealand Boeing 767-300WL ZK-NCJ from Auckland (NZAA) as NZ173.
Air New Zealand Boeing 767-300WL ZK-NCJ landing in Cairns this morning
The 19 year old 767 which was fitted with 3m winglets in 2009 departed back to Auckland (NZAA) as NZ174 after a one and a half hour turn-around.
Air New Zealand Boeing 767-300WL ZK-NCJ departing Cairns
The other visitor, which is also quite a rarity to see in Cairns, was Alliance Fokker 50 VH-FKV from Brisbane (YBBN) as QQ4460.
Alliance Fokker 50 VH-FKV arriving in Cairns this morning
At the time of posting, the Fokker 50 has departed Cairns and is en-route to Horn Island (YHID), still operating as QQ4460.