ATR-72-600 VH-VPJ 'Monkey Mia'
Photos: Mark Lynam
Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA) ATR-72-600 VH-VPJ msn 1169 named 'Monkey Mia' arrived into Perth Airport landing RWY03 as flight 'SXI-1417' at 23.44hrs today, on completion of a 4 day delivery flight from Toulouse Blagnac Airport (LFBO) France via stops along the way at: Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport (HEBA) Egypt; Al Ain Airport (OMAL) UAE; Nagpur Airport (VAMP) India; George Town Intl Airport (WMKP) Penang, Malaysia; Halim Perdanakusma Intl Airport (WIHH) Jakarta Indonsia.
The aircraft (as seen here above) will remain in Perth for up to six weeks while modifications to the aircraft are completed when then it will depart Perth for Brisbane to enter into service.
Hexcode: 7C6C75 (New aircraft / 1st visit to Perth & Australia)