Monthly Archives: September 2015

Global 5000 N3389H makes a visit (1st visit)


(Global 5000 N3389H parked at Bay 101 shortly after arriving at Adelaide Airport) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Wells Fargo Bank Global 5000 N3389H arrived from Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport at 18.30hrs. The aircraft stayed a couple of days in Adelaide before departing to Sydney at 15.05hrs on 23/9/15.

Global Express N416DB Makes a visit (1st Visit)


(Global Express N416BD taxiing to its parking area after arriving from Sydney) Photo By Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Global Express N416DB arrived at 10.35hrs from Sydney. The aircraft night stopped in Adelaide before departing the following day at 11.00hrs

This was this aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide.

Qantas A380 VH-OQD diverts to Adelaide



(Qantas A380 VH-OQD pushing back from Gate 20R ready for its flight to Melbourne)


(Qantas A380 VH-OQD on pushback with a fellow B737-800 parked on Bay 21)


(Qantas A380 VH-OQD taxiing for departure bound for its flight to Melbourne)

Photos by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Qantas Airways A380 VH-OQD operating ‘QF10‘ from (London)-Dubai-Melbourne diverted to Adelaide this evening arriving at 19.25hrs due to a medical emergency. After the passenger was taken care of and removed from the aircraft as well as a quick refuel, the aircraft departed to Melbourne using the same callsign at 20.38hrs.

This was OQD’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it was also the 7th Qantas A380 to visit Adelaide.

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

Virgin Australia B737-800 VH-YFS arrived ex. Darwin at 11.30hrs. as ‘VA1576‘. The aircraft departed at 12.25hrs to Sydney as ‘VA417‘.

This was YFS’s 1st visit to Adelaide since it entered service on 4/9/15.

Tigerair A320-232(WL) VH-XUH (1st Visit)

Tigerair A320-232(WL) VH-XUH arrived ex. Melbourne at 14.20hrs as ‘TT461‘. The aircraft departed back to Melbourne at 15.00hrs as ‘TT462‘.

This was XUH’s 1st visit to Adelaide. The aircraft also made its 2nd visit to Adelaide later on in the day operating ‘TT471/472‘ MEL-ADL-MEL service. This is also Tigerair Australia’s 1st A320 in their fleet to wear Sharklets on the wings.

Singapore Airlines A330-300 9V-SSH (1st Visit)

Singapore Airlines A330-300 9V-SSH arrived at 07.00hrs from Singapore as ‘SQ279‘. The aircraft departed back to Singapore as ‘SQ278‘ at 09.25hrs.

This was SSH’s 1st visit to Adelaide and it was also thei aircraft’s 1st visit to Australia since it was delivered on 27/8/15.