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

Air Asia X A330-300 9M-XXV arrived ex. Kuala Lumpur at 09.25hrs operating ‘D7246‘. The aircraft departed back to Kuala Lumpur at 11.20hrs operating ‘D7247‘.

This was XXV’s 1st visit to Adelaide since the aircraft entered service on 25/12/14. This was also XXV’s 1 and only visit to Adelaide before the airlines ceased services.

AS Aviation Holdings Gulfstream 4 N716AS makes a visit. (1st Visit)


(AS Aviation Holdings LLC. Gulfstream 4 N716AS all locked up for its visit to Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

AS Aviation Holdings LLC. Gulfstream 4 N716AS arrived at 08.30hrs from Coolangatta. The aircraft dpearted the follwoing day (16/1/15) back to Coolangatta at  14.35hrs

This is the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it was also the 1st foreign registered bizjet to visit Adelaide in 2015.

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

Air Asia X A330-300 9M-XXU arrived ex. Kuala Lumpur at 09.15hrs operating ‘D7246‘. The aircraft departed back to Kuala Lumpur at 11.00hrs operating ‘D7247‘.

This was XXU’s 1st visit to Adelaide since the aircraft entered service on 28/11/14.

Hong Kong Jet A330-200 VP-CBE arrives (1st Visit)

Hong Kong Jet A330-200 VP-CBE arrived ex. Auckland at 10.40hrs using ‘Victor Papa- Charlie Bravo Echo’ as its callsign. The aircraft parked initially at bay 22 at the passenger terminal, before being towed around to bay 82 where it will presumably stay for the duration of its visit to Adelaide.

This is this aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it is also the 1st visit of an A330 bizjet to visit Adelaide. This particular aircraft was originally built for Air Asia X to become 9M-XXI, however it waqs not taken up by the airline. It was then configured into a VIP aircraft and re-registered VP-CBE. This aircraft has been touring the region for the past 3 weeks. Originally arriving in Coolangatta from Manila on 7/12/14, the same evening it made the short hop to Brisbane Airport where it would stay until 14/12/14 when it would depart to Sydney. After spending a week in Sydney it departed to Auckland.

RLB Holdings Falcon 900 N610RL makes a visit (1st visit)

RLB Holdings Dassult Falcon 900 N610RL arrived ex. Kingscote at 15.00hrs,. After spending Christmas in Adelaide the aircraft departed to Kingscote on 26/12/14 at 09.40hrs.

This was the F900’s 1st visit to Adelaide. The aircraft is scheduled to depart Kingscote for Sydney at 11.00hrs.

Jetstar Airways A320 VH-VFY (1st Visit)

Jetstar Airways A320-232(WL) VH-VFY arrived ex. Coolangatta at 19.15hrs as ‘JQ455‘ and departed back to Coolangatta at 19.55hrs as ‘JQ452‘.

This was the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide. VFY was delivered to Jetstar on 8/12/14 and entered service on 12/12/14.

RDC Marine Gulfstream 4 N5RD visits Adelaide (1st visit)

RDC Marine Gulfstream 4 N5RD arrived from Nadi, Fiji at 15.00hrs. The aircraft overnight and depared the following day to Sydney at 18.30hrs,

This is the 1st visit of this registration to Adelaide, the actual frame has visited Adelaide before when it was based in Australia under its previous registration VH-TGG which it carried from 1999 to 2004

Qantas B737-800 VH-XZP ‘Retro Roo’ visits Adelaide (1st Visit)

Qantas B737-800 VH-XZP arrived at 08.45hrs from Sydney as ‘QF735′. The aircraft departed back to Sydney at 09.30hrs as ‘QF738′.


This was the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide. This aircraft was is the 75ht and final B737-800 to be delivered to Qantas, this aircraft is also painted in the airlines former livery call ed the ‘flying kangaroo’ which the airline used in the 1980’s.

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZE diverts to Adelaide


(Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZE parked at Bay 18R during its short stay in Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2014)

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZE operating ‘NZ176‘ operating from Perth to Auckland diverted to Adelaide due to a medical emergency. The aircraft arrived at 00.05hrs and then continued to Auckland departing at 01.50hrs.

This aircraft also wears the Air New Zealand special ‘All Blacks’ Livery. This was the 1st visit of an All blacks special to visit Adelaide. The airlines has an A320 (Domestic flights only), ATR, and a B777-300ER that are painted up in this speicla live

Cessna Citation 525C N159CJ arrives on a demonstration tour

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(Cessna Aircraft Company owned Cessna 525C N159CJtaxiing to its parking area after arriving from is demonstration tour) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2014)

Cessna Aircraft Company owned Cessna 525C (CJ4) N159CJ arrived today from Sydney at 12.25hrs. The aircraft departed at 15.30hrs on a 1 hour demonstration tour around South Australia, it arrived back into Adelaide at 16.35hrs.