Thursday, September 25, 2014

Qantas A330-300 VH-QPA diverts to Adelaide (1st visit in new Livery)

Qantas Airways A330-300 VH-QPA operating 'QF30' from Hong Kong-Melbourne diverted to Adelaide, arriving at 0715hrs. The aircraft continued to Melbourne, departing Adelaide at 09.20hrs.

This was QPA's 1st visit into Adelaide since being re-painted into the new Qantas Livery. Qantas A330-300's are very rare into Adelaide these days since the airline pulled its thrice weekly Adelaide-Singapore service back in 2012.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Gulfstream 550 N310TK makes a quick visit

(Alltech Inc Gulfstream 550 N310TK absorbing the morning sun prior to its departure to Melbourne) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2014)
Alltech Inc Gulfstream 550 N310TK arrived at 12.00hrs from Auckland. The aircraft night stopped in Adelaide, before departing the next morning at 07.35hrs to Melbourne. The aircraft arrived later in the day, before night stopping again and departing on Thursday morning.

This is the aircraft's 2nd visit to Adelaide, its one and only previous visit was back on 24/11/12 where it made a quick 2 hour stopover between Sydney and Perth.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Air Asia X A330-300 9M-XXT (1st Visit)

(Air Asia X A330-300 9M-XXT arriving on Rwy.05 as 'D7246' from Kuala Lumpur on its 1st visit to Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2014)

Air Asia X A330-300 9M-XXT arrived ex. Kuala Lumpur at 08.06hrs operating 'D7246'. The aircraft departed back to Kuala Lumpur at 10.10hrs operating 'D7247'.

This was XXT's 1st visit to Adelaide since the aircraft entered service on 16/8/14.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Abelag Aviation Falcon 7X OO-LMG makes a visit (1st Visit)

(Abelag Aviation Falcon 7X OO-LMG sitting at Adelaide Airport awaiting its next flight) Photo by Stefan P  Copyright 2014

Abelag Aviation Falcon 7X OO-LMG arrived from Sydney at 16.20hrs as 'AAB11'. The aircraft then departed to Melbourne at 22.35hrs using the same flight number.

This was the aircraft's 1st visit to Adelaide,and the 1st Belgium registered aircraft to visit Adelaide in a couple of years.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Virgin Australia B737-800 VH-YIZ (1st Visit)

(Virgin Australia B737-800 VH-YIZ resting at Adelaide Airport during its 2nd visit to Adelaide on 28/9/14) Photo by Stefan P (copyright 2014)

Virgin Australia B737-800 VH-YIZ arrived ex. Brisbane at 08.20hrs operating 'VA1384'. The aircraft departed back to Brisbane at 09.15hrs as 'VA1391'.

This was YIz's 1st visit to Adelaide, It was delivered on 1/9/14 and entered revenue service on 15/9/14.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Qantas B737-800 VH-XZN (1st Visit)

Qantas B737-800 VH-XZN arrived ex. Sydney at 16.45hrs operating 'QF761'. The aircraft departed back to Sydney at 17.30hrs as 'QF766'.

This was XZN's 1st visit to Adelaide, it was also its 2nd and 3rd revenue flights. It entered service earlier in the day operating QF511 from Brisbane to Sydney. It was delivered on 4/9/14.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Toll Freight B737-400F ZK-JTQ (1st visit as a freighter)

(Toll Freight B737-400F ZK-JTQ sitting at Adelaide Airport for the weekend) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2014)

Airwork Flight operations leased to Toll Freight B737-400F ZK-JTQ arrived at 04.10hrs 'TFR36' from Melbourne. The aircraft stayed in Adelaide on the weekend and departed at 19.20 to Sydney as 'TFR34'

This is the aircraft 1st visit to Adelaide as a freight aircraft. Prior to Ausust 2014, the aircraft was a pssenger aircraft flying for Australian Airlines, Qantas, Jet connect (Qantas NZ) and lastly Alliance Airlines