Monthly Archives: July 2012

Two for the price of one

QANTASLINK 717 VH-NXH made it’s first visit today with the freshly applied “Regional Airline of the Year'” titles

(Photo by Tony Haynes)

 New Alliance F50 OO-VLV arrived from Darwin at around 15:50. It still carries the basic CityJet livery (minus titles)

(Photo by Tony Haynes)

(Photo by Mike A)

Cathay Pacific A330-300 B-LAO 1st Visit

(Photo By Tony Haynes) 

Cathay Pacific Airways A330-300 B-LAO made its 1st visit to Adelaide on 22/7/12 arriving at 09.45hrs from Hong Kong as ‘CX105’. The aircraft departed at 11.10hrs to Melbourne as ‘CX104’.

Norfolk Air B737-300 VH-NLK

VH-NLK arriving from Melbourne in the afternoon

Norfolk Air B737-300 VH-NLK, made 2 visits today on charter flights. It arrived after 7am from Brisbane and departed around an hour later for Melbourne. It returned again at around 3:30 from Melbourne

VH-NLK Departing for Melbourne (Photo by Tony Haynes)

RAAF A330 MRTT A39-003

(Photo by Tony Haynes)

RAAF A330 MRTT A39-003 was a nice visitor today. It operated a troop charter

Virgin B737-800 VH-YFJ

New Virgin Australia B737-8FE VH-YFJ made its 1st visit to Adelaide on 10/7/12 arriving from Sydney at 19.45hrs as DJ436. The aircraft later departed to Brisbane at 20.30hrs as DJ1407

More Diversions…

More Diversions hit Adelaide skies On the morning of 11/7/12. This time it was due to fog rolling into Perth Airport.

Diversions started arriving into Adelaide at around 2am with…

Tiger Airways A320 VH-VNJ operating TT186 from Melbourne to Perth arrived into Adelaide at 02:00hrs. The aircraft then departed back to Melbourne as TT9186 at 06.55hrs.

Virgin Australia A330-200 VH-XFA operating DJ569 from Sydney to Perth arrived into Adelaide at 01.55hrs. The aircraft stayed in Adelaide for most of the day eventually continuing to Perth at 19.45hrs as DJ9927.

Qantas B767-300 VH-OGN operating QF767 from Brisbane to Perth arrived into Adelaide at 01.30hrs. The aircraft departed to Sydney at 09.55hrs as QF6133.

Jetstar A320 VH-VGD operating JQ980 from Brisbane to Perth arrived into Adelaide at 01.45hrs. The aircraft then departed back to Brisbane at 03.25hrs as JQ980Z.

Virgin Australia B737-800 VH-VUC operating DJ474 from Brisban to Perth arrived into Adelaide at 02.55hrs. The aircraft stayed in Adelaide for most of the day eventually continuing to Perth at 17.15hrs as DJ9929.

China Southern A330-300 B-6500 operating CZ319 from Guangzhou to Perth arrived into Adelaide at 09.30hrs. The aircraft departed back to Perth at 11.30hrs. This was this aircraft 1st visit to Adelaide, and only the 4th China Southern to ever visit Adelaide.

China Southern A330-300 B-6500 (photo by Tony Haynes)

Double Diversion

Singapore Airlines B773 9V-SYF operating SQ237  SIN/MEL diverted to ADL due icing on wings.  It arrived around 8:20am & departed at 9:39am (Photo by Tony Haynes)

Qantas A333 VH-QPJ operating QF024 BKK/SYD diverted to ADL due weather. It arrived around 8:35am and departed at 9:50am (Photo by Tony Haynes)

Hello, Goodbye

Virgin Australia B738 VH-YIH made its first visit today operating DJ219. It arrived at 10:45 and departed later as DJ4195 to Bali (Photo by Tony Haynes)

Riau Airlines RJ100 VH-NBU which has been stored at Adelaide for over 12 months departed Adelaide today for Perth at around 1pm (Photo by Tony Haynes)

ATLAS B767

Atlas B767 N640GT arrived this morning at around 6:00am from Honolulu as GTI8980. It was operating a charter. It departed to Sydney at around 12:30pm

ANZ A320 ZK-OJK First Visit

ANZ 791/792 today was operated by A320 ZK-OJK on its first visit to Adelaide.
(Photo by Tony Haynes)