Jun 23, 2017

Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-115 (LR) VH-VHD 'SND1' In & Out (YMML-YPPH-YPXM)

Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-115 (LR) VH-VHD c/n 1999 arrived 19.31hrs ex: Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) as flight 'SND1' & departed at 21.03hrs to Christmas Island (YPXM) as same. Hexcode: 7C64BF to be further updated!

RAAF Aliena C-27J Spartan A34-007 'ASY535' arrives on delivery to RAAF via RAAF Base Pearce

Aliena C-27J Spartan A34-007
on delivery flight to RAAF

Photo: Richard Suidak
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RAAF Aliena C-27J Spartan A34-007 c/n 4185 / 12-27054 ex: I-RAIB arrived 16.50hrs RAAF Base Pearce (YPEA) landing RWY18L as flight 'ASY535' on delivery to the RAAF, arriving ex: Cocos Keeling Island (YPCC). Hexcode: 7CF993 (New aircraft / 1st visit to Australia & RAAF Pearce)  to be further updated!

PT Metropolis Propertindo Utama CL-604 N787LG arrives ex: Malaysia

PT Metropolis Propertindo Utama CL-600-2B16 CL-604 N787LG c/n 5626 arrived 12.06hrs ex: Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Intl Airport (WMSA) Subang, Malaysia after a flight time of 4hrs.58mins. Hexcode: AAAB88 (1st visit to Perth)

Batik Air A320-214 (SL) PK-LAJ 'BTK6006/6008' (1st visit to Perth)

Batik Air Indonesia A320-214 (SL) PK-LAJ c/n 6361 operated today's 'BTK6006/6008' services from / to Denpasar Bali Indonesia, arrived 00.16hrs landing RWY03 & departed at 08.55hrs returning to Bali. Hexcode: 8A0494 (1st visit to Perth)

This aircraft also operated the afternoon's 'BTK6005/6006' services from / to Bali, arrived 16.50hrs & departed at 18.40hrs returning to Indonesia.

Jun 22, 2017

New airline to Perth Batik Air Indonesia A320-214 (SL) PK-LAQ touches down!

'BTK6008/ ID608'

Photos:  Mark Lynam
copyright 2017

Photo credit: via Perth Airport media release
copyright 2017 

Batik Air Indonesia A320-214 (SL) PK-LAQ c/n 6722 operated the airline's inaugural service from Ngurah Rai Intl Airport (WADD) Denpasar Bali, Indonesia to Perth arrived 00.29hrs landing RWY03 as flight 'ID6007/BTK6007' after a flight time of 3hrs.16mins.

The return flight back to Bali 'ID6008/BTK6008' departed at 09.07hrs 22/06 as flight 'ID6008/BTK6008' & arrived at 12.44hrs (LT) after a flight time of 3hrs.37mins. Hexcode: 8A0519 (New airline, 1st visit to Perth) 

The second of their 'double daily' services, flight 'ID6005/BTK6005' operated by A320-214 (SL) PK-LAQ c/n 6722 once again departed Ngurah Rai Intl Airport (WADD) Denpasar, Bali Indonesia at 14.22hrs (LT) & arrived into Perth Airport at 17.27hrs landing RWY03 after a flight time of 3hrs.05mins. 

The outbound return flight 'ID6006/BTK6006'  departed at 18.46hrs (34mins late) returning to Denpasar's Ngurah Rai Intl Airport.

Jun 21, 2017

Etihad Airways B787-9 Dreamliner A6-BLN EY486/487 (1st visit to Perth)

Etihad Airways B787-9 Dreamliner A6-BLN c/n 39659 operated today's 'EY486/487' services from / to Abu Dhabi, arrived 12.49hrs landing RWY03 & departed at 17.16hrs returning to the Middle East. Hexcode: 8964BE (New aircraft / 1st visit to Perth & Australia)

Quokka name selected to adorn one of Qantas' new B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft

B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to be named

Photos credit: Qantas Airways
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Congratulations to Qantas for including our Quokka as being one of the names chosen to be adorned onto one their new fleet of 8  B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.

The other successful names chosen include: Boomerang, Skippy, Waltzing Matilda, Great Barrier Reef, Uluru, Great Southern Land & Dreamtime.

West Australian Tourism Minister Mr Paul Papilia, said that " With Qantas starting the non-stop flights from London to Perth next year, it made sense to have an iconic WA marsupial representing not only the spirit of Australia, but more specifically the spirit of WA".