Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Qatar Airways B777-3DZ (ER) A7-BAA diverts to Adelaide (1st Visit)

(Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBU and Qatar B777-300ER A7-BAA parked side by side Adelaide Airport) Photo by Stefan Perkas (Copyright 2013)

(Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BAA on pushback ready for its continuation flight down to Melbourne) Photo by Stefan Perkas (Copyright 2013)

Qatar Airways B777-3DZ(ER) A7-BAA en-route Doha-Melbourne as 'QR30' diverted into Adelaide this evening, due to the reason of a medical emergency. The aircraft arrived
into Adelaide at 20.35hrs, and continued its trip down to Melbourne, departing at 22.05hrs.

This was a historic event for Adelaide Airport. This was the 1st Qatar Airways aircraft to visit Adelaide, as well as it was the 1st time 2 B777-300ER's parked side by side at the main terminal whne Qatar parked next the scheduled EK440/441 operated by A6-EBU.