Apr 29, 2013
Skywest Airlines Fokker 50 VH-FNB msn 20106 arrived 22.04hrs ex: Singapore Seletar Airport (WSSL) and via Ngurah Rai Intl Airport (WADD) Bali, after having departed on APR12 for scheduled maintaince. Hexcode: 7C1B25 The aircraft returning in her XR livery.
Atlas Air B747-47UF (SCD) N418MC msn 32840 arrived 02.08hrs ex: Al Maktoum Intl Airport (OMDW) United Arab Emirates, as flight 'GTI2905' and departed for Chep Lap Kok Airport (VHHH) Hong Kong at 06.58hrs as flight 'GTI2906'. Hexcode: A4F2EE
Apr 28, 2013
Malaysia Airlines B737-8FH 9M-MLE msn 35105 operated today's 'MH121/120' services from Kota Kinabalu to Perth and return, arrived at 23.28hrs landing RWY21 and departed at 00.57hrs 29/04 returning to the Malaysian state. Hexcode: 750200 (1st visit to Perth)
Photo: Peter Watson
Jetgo Australia Holdings Pty Ltd Embraer 135L VH-JGB msn 145728 operated by Bill Peach Travel Charters arrived 17.35hrs into Perth Airport ex: Busselton, Albany Esperance, and Forrest as flight 'JG99'.
The aircraft commenced her around Australia flight ex: Brisbane on Tueday 23rd April with stops at Sydney, Launceston, Portland, Mt Gambier, and Port Lincoln.
The aircraft re-positioned to Perth from Busselton for some panned maintaince to be carried out before returning back to Busselton 30/04 to rejoin the tour and off to the next destination.
Hexcode: 7C2E69 (1st visit to Perth)
Photo: Richard Siudak
United States Navy (USN) B737-7AFC (C-40A Clipper) 165836 msn 33836 VR-57 'City of San Diego' arrived 10.07hrs RAAF Base Pearce (YPEA) ex: Darwin (YPDN) as flight 'CNV7323' and departed at 11.54hrs returning as same. Hexcode: AE1252 (1st visit to RAAF Pearce and West Australia)
Apr 26, 2013
Photos: Perth Airport Spotters
copyrighted images (2013)
Virgin Australia's first fully branded Fokker 50 aircraft VH-FNA c/n 20106 named 'Rockingham Beach' arrived into Perth Airport late today at 17.15hrs, landing on RWY 24, ex: Townsville (YBTL) via Alice Springs (YBAS) after repainting the tail rudder & applying Virgin Australia decals.
VH-FNA departed Perth last Saturday 20/04 at 00.50hrs for Townsville for the re-branding to be completed, the aircraft arriving at 10.37hrs (EST).
Apr 25, 2013
Photos: Peter Watson
Virgin Australia Fokker 100 VH-FSQ msn 11450 "seen here above" on the ramp at Busselton's Regional Airport today. This flight departed ex: Perth at 07.44hrs and returned back into Perth at 09.08hrs. The first time the 'Virgin' brand has been seen at YBLN. Hexcode: 7C1BE8 (Note): Operating a Skywest (XR) flight.
Apr 24, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Alliance Airlines Fokker 70 VH-QQX msn 11571 arrived 20.38hrs ex: The Granites (YTGT) Northern Territory as flight 'UTY385' & departed at 08.51hrs 24/04 returning to The Granites as flight 'UTY385' Hexcode: 7C5357 (1st visit to Perth)
Photos: Mark Lynam
Jetstar Asia.com A320-232 (SL) 9V-JSS msn 5472 "seen here above" arriving on her 1st visit to Australia ex: Singapore (WSSS) landing RWY21 as flight 'JSA133' at 07.29hrs, and departed at 08.37hrs returning to Singapore as flight 'JSA134'. Hexcode: 76AA73
Apr 21, 2013
Virgin Australia's newest aircraft A330-243 VH-XFG msn 1407 named 'Terrigal Beach' spotted flying 'OTT' RAAF Pearce (YPEA) at F/L 41,000 tracking 118 degrees in a South Easterly direction on delivery to Melbourne (YMML) as flight 'VOZ9898' between 12.12hrs to 12.36hrs today, flying nonstop ex: Toulouse Blagnac Airport France.
Hexcode: 7C752A (1st sighting of this new aircraft in Australia) nice small contrail left in her wake as she streaked across the sky.
China Southern Airlines A330-223 B-6548 msn 1335 arrived 06.16hrs ex: Beijing via Guangzhou as flight 'CSN319' landing RWY21, and departed at 08.42hrs returning to China as flight 'CSN320'. Hexcode: 7808AF (1st visit to Perth)
Apr 20, 2013
Photo: Mark Lynam
Former Skywest Airlines Fokker 50 VH-FNA msn 20106 departed Perth Airport at 00.50hrs today for re-branding into full Virgin Australia colours. The aircraft departed Perth for Townsville arriving at 10.37hrs (EST) after a nonstop 7hrs.36mins flight across the continent.
Apr 17, 2013
China Southern Airlines A330-223 B-6532 msn 1244 operated today's 'CSN319/320' services from Beijing via Guangzhou to Perth & return, arrived 05.53hrs & departed at 08.48hrs returning to China. Hexcode: 780748 (1st visit to Perth)
Apr 16, 2013
Qantas Airways B737-838 (W) VH-XZD msn 39368 'Moranbah' arrived 18.34hrs ex: Karratha (YPKA) as flight 'QF905' and departed 06.57hrs 17/04 to Port Hedland (YPPD) as flight 'QF110'. Hexcode: 7C77F7 (New aircraft, delivered 06/04: 1st visit to Perth)
Apr 14, 2013
Singapore Airlines A330-343E 9V-STU msn 1401 operated today's 'SQ213/226' services from / to Singapore, arrived 13.16hrs landing RWY21. Hexcode: 76CE95 (1st visit to Perth, delivered 9th April 2013, today operating its 5th revenue service)
Qatar Airways commenced services to Perth, on Tuesday 3rd July 2012 the start of flights linking Qatar to the West coast of Australia. That flight operated by B777-2DZ (LR) A7-BBI (as seen below) was the start of what today has become a daily operation for the airline into Perth, as today we welcome the airline's 200 flight into Perth Airport.
We here at Perth Airport Spotters Blog part of 'The Aircraft Enthusiasts Group of WA' would like to acknowledge today's 200th flight and look back at some of the leading up milestone flights. We do hope you enjoy!
1st flight: B777-2DZ (LR) A7-BBI msn 41061 Tuesday 3rd July 2012
50th flight: B777-2DZ (LR) A7-BBB msn 36013 Thursday 25th October 2012
100th flight: B777-3DZ (ER) A7-BAQ msn 38247 Tuesday 15th January 2013
150th flight: B777-3DZ (ER) A7-BAE msn 36104 Saturday 23rd February 2013
200th flight: B777-2DZ (LR) A7-BBH msn 36105 Sunday 14th April 2013
Picture compilation of Qatar Airways aircraft taken in Perth....Enjoy!
All Photographs taken by Mark Lynam
Apr 13, 2013
Photo: Perth Airport Spotters Blog
Virgin Australia's first Fokker 100 VH-FSQ msn 11450 'Bills Bay' hit to the skies both yesterday and Friday operating circuits around Perth Airport, and operating one out to Rottnest Island on Friday. The F-100 is photographed here on the ramp at Perth Airport after completion of her flights this weekend.
Thai Airways A330-343E HS-TBB msn 1269 named 'Phrae' operated today's 'TG483/484' services from Bangkok to Perth and return, arrived 07.41hrs landing RWY21 and departed at 09.18hrs returning to Bangkok. Hexcode: 885402 (1st visit to Perth)
Pacific Flight Services L-45 VH-PFS msn 45-168 arrived 04.17hrs ex: Ngurah Rai Intl Airport (WADD) Denpasar Bali Indonesia as flight 'Medic 45' landing RWY21 and departed at 15.19hrs off RWY21 returning as same. Hexcode: 7C4CB6
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132CJ VH-VCJ msn 1880 arrived 18.02hrs ex: Darwin (YPDN) as flight 'SND2 / Snowdrop 2' and departed at 19.40hrs to Christmas Island (YPXM) with 59 of the 66 asylum seekers from both Northam Detention and Perth Airport detention centres, (7 were deemed unfit for travel and remain in detention in Perth) for off shore processing after sailing into the Port of Geraldton at 12 noon on Tuesday 9th April 2013. Hexcode: 7C6AA1
Skyservice Business Aviation Inc BD-700-1A10XRS 'Global 6000' C-GHSW msn 9220 arrived 17.05hrs ex:Sydney Airport (YSSY) landing RWY21 and departed at 09.30hrs Saturday 13th April to Male Intl Airport (VRMM) Maldives. Hexcode: C0590F (1st visit to Perth)
Lixxbail SA Dassault Falcon 900EX F-HDLJ msn 165 arrived 16.52hrs landing RWY21 ex: Melbourne's Essendon Airport (YMEN) and departed at 19.58hrs Friday 12th April, to Ngurah Rai Intl Airport Denpasar Bali (WADD) Indonesia. Hexcode: 389D69 (1st visit to Perth)
Apr 10, 2013
Photos: Perth Airport Spotters Blog Copyright 2013
Virgin Australia's first Fokker 100 regional jet VH-FSQ msn 11450 named 'Bill's Beach' arrived into Perth Airport at 16.25hrs landing RWY24, after having undergone maintaince at Singapore's Seletar Airport (WSSL) from 26th December 2012 to 16th March 2013, then to Townsville Airport (YBTL) for repainting and branding into Virgin Australia's colours (as seen above) from 17th March to 9th April 2013.
VH-FSQ is named 'Bill's Bay' named after Coral Bay's main beach located in Western Australia's mid west. Hexcode: 7C1BE8