Saturday, 25 October 2014

Qantas 767 Passenger Services Wraps Up at Cairns

Tuesday 21st October marked the final Qantas Boeing 767 passenger service to Cairns.

Qantas Boeing 767-300 VH-OGI had the honour of operating the flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (YSSY) as QF924.

Qantas Boeing 767-300 VH-OGI at Cairns in December 2013

After the quick one hour turnaround, the 23-year-old Boeing 767 departed back to Sydney Kingsford Smith (YSSY) as QF925.

Before departure, -OGI received a water-cannon salute as a final farewell.

Qantas Boeing 767-300 VH-OGI receiving a final farewell. 
© Airservices

It's not all bad news, however, Cairns will still see the weekly Qantas Freight Boeing 767-300F -  VH-EFR . 

Qantas Freight Boeing 767-300F VH-EFR - file photo


Monday, 20 October 2014

This Morning's Plane Spotting Photos - Featuring Qantas Freight 767-300F

Qantas Freight Boeing 767-300F VH-EFR arriving

Hinterland Aviation Cessna 404 VH-TFO

Tigerair Airbus A320 VH-VNG

Jetstar Airbus A320SL VH-VFP

Qantas Boeing 737-800 VH-VXC

Wrightsair Cessna 210N VH-JGA

Qantas Freight Boeing 767-300F VH-EFR departing

Jetstar Airbus A321 VH-VWX

Jetstar Airbus A321 VH-VWZ

Tigeriar Airbus A320 VH-VNC

Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 VH-YFL

Tigeriar Airbus A320 VH-VNG

Qantas Boeing 737-800 VH-VXC

Queensland Police Service (Air Wing) Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander VH-PSX

Airfast Indonesia McDonnell Douglas MD-82 PK-OCU

WestWing Aviation Cessna 208B Caravan VH-BAM

Hinterland Aviation Beechcraft Kingair 200 VH-HJS. Interestingly, this Kingair previously operated for the Royal New Zealand Air Force as NZ1884

Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VQL

Qantas Boeing 767-300 VH-OGU

Cessna 402C VH-THX

Hinteraland Aviaiton Cessna 208B Caravan VH-MRZ


Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Thomson Airways 757-200WL Lands

This afternoon, Thomson Airways Boeing 757-200WL G-OOBF arrived in Cairns.

It is believed that it arrived from Faleolo International Airport (NSFA) as BY971.

Thomson Airways Boeing 757-200WL G-OOBF arriving this afternoon

It is expected to depart on Thursday 16th October to Siem Reap (VDSR) as BY971.


Sunday, 12 October 2014

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Photos - Orenair 777-200 Departing

Arriving in the early morning of Tuesday 7th October, was Orenair Boeing 777-200 VQ-BNU.

The 777-200 arrived from Fukuoka (RJFF) as ORB9072.

This afternoon, VQ-BNU departed back to Fukuoka (RJFF) as ORB9071.

Orenair Boeing 777-200 VQ-BNU departing this afternoon

The 15-year-old 777-200 backtracking

According to FlightAware, it is due to return to Cairns early tomorrow morning.