Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Recent Movements

Today, there have been a few noteworthy movements:

  • Early this morning, Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VGA arrived from RAAF Base Williamtown/Newcastle (YWLM) as JQ7982

Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VGA - file photo

         After spending an hour on the ground, the A320 departed bound for Melbourne Tullamarine             (YMML) as JQ7616.

  • Also, Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKA departed Cairns this morning for Narita (RJAA) as JQ25D

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKA - file photo

One suggestion as to why it is operating this extra flight is because yesterday's JQ25 was cancelled.......

  • And finally, QantasLink Dash 8 Q400 VH-QOA operated a Cairns - Roma (YROM) sector today as QF679D.

QantasLink Dash 8 Q400 VH-QOA - file photo

According to Flightaware, the Q400 is then scheduled to continue on to Brisbane (YBBN) under a different Flight Number.

Customs/Surveillance Australia Dash 8 Q300 Arrives at Cairns

During the afternoon of Sunday 21st December, Customs/Surveillance Australia Dash 8 Q300 VH-ZZE arrived at Cairns from Adelaide (YPAD).

Customs/Surveillance Australia Dash 8 Q300 VH-ZZE in the Cobham hanger on Tuesday


Sunday, 21 December 2014

FlyJock Gulfstream III Visits Cairns

On the morning of Saturday 20th December, FlyJock Gulfstream III N734TJ arrived from Hamilton Island (YBHM).

Gulfstream III N734TJ touching down at Cairns yesterday

A short while later, the 1984-model Gulfstream departed for Denpassar (WADD).

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VFY - 1st Visit

This morning, Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VFY made its first visit to Cairns from the Gold Coast (YBCG) as JQ966.

It later departed back to the Gold Coast (YBCG) as JQ967.

-VFY has only been in service with Jetstar for five days.


Sunday, 14 December 2014

Sydney Spotting Photos - Part 3

Some more plane spotting photos from Monday 8th December:

Qantas Airbus A330-200 VH-EBC

Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 VH-YIW

Rex Saab 340B VH-PRX

Rex Saab 340B VH-NRX

China Southern Airbus A380 B-6139

Virgin Australia ATR 72-600 VH-FVN

Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330-300 9M-MTN

Philippines Airbus A340-300 RP-C3437

Qantas Boeing 737-800 VH-XZF

Emirates Airbus A380 A6-EDP

Qantas Boeing 737-800 VH-XZP

Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300 9V-SYJ

Qantas Airbus A330-300 VH-QPB

Qantas (Jetconnect) Boeing 737-800 ZK-ZQG

Qantas Boeing 747-400 VH-OJT

QantasLink Dash 8-200 VH-TQX

Japan Airlines Boeing 777-300ER JA743J

Garuda Indonesia Airbus A330-200 PK-GPP

Qantas Boeing 767-300 VH-OGT

Virgin Australia Airbus A330-200 VH-XFH

Thai Boeing 747-400 HS-TGW

Friday, 12 December 2014

Sydney Spotting Photos - Part 2

Some more photos from Sunday 7th December:

QantasLink Dash 8 Q300 VH-TQK

Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VQL

Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VGY

Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330-300 9M-MTG

Looking straight down the approach path of Runway 16R

Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 VH-VUI

Qantas Boeing 737-800 VH-VXB

Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 VH-YFH

United Parcel Service (UPS) McDonnell Douglas MD-11 N280UP

Rex Saab 340B VH-ZRE

Virgin Australia Embraer E190 VH-ZPF

Etihad Boeing 777-300ER A6-ETR

Hawaiian Airbus A330-200 N373HA

QantasLink Boeing 717-200 VH-YQT

Qantas Boeing 737-800 VH-VYE

Polar Air Cargo Boeing 747-400F N416MC

Virgin Australia Embraer E190 VH-ZPD