Thai Airways B777-2D7 (ER) HS-TJU c/n 34589 named 'Phichit' operated today's 'TG481/482' services from / to Bangkok's Survarnabhumi Intl Airport (VTBD) Bangkok Thailand, which arrived at 14.49hrs (as seen here above) & then departed at 16.50hrs returning to Thailand. Hexcode: 885155 (1st time visitor to Perth Airport) Note: Several Thai B772s & 773s have previously visited Perth over the years, but not this one, delivered in 2007 its only taken 11 years!
Virgin Australia Regional Airlines Fokker 100 VH-FSW c/n 11391 departed Perth Airport (YPPH) at 14.45hrs to PortHedland Intl Airport (YPPD) diverting en-route via Karratha Airport (YPKA) operating as flight 'VOZ9940' & arrived delayed landing at 17.10hrs. The aircraft departed at Karratha Airport (YPKA) at 18.10hrs delayed for Port Hedland Intl Airport (YPPD) with the aircraft landing at 18.30hrs after a flight time of 00.27mins. Wednesday, 11th July: VH-FSW departed Port Hedland Intl Airport (YPPD) at 07.06hrs for Singapore's 'Seletar' Airport (WSSL) Singapore, operating again as flight 'VOZ9940' arrived at 11.29hrs after a flight time of 4hrs.23mins. Hexcode: 7C1BEE
In a statement, Virgin Australia announced from 17th September it would operate a thrice-weekly (Mon, Wed, Fri) return services between Hobart and Perth on the airline's Boeing 737 aircraft.
In addition to this new Hobart to Perth route, Virgin Australia said it has increased capacity on several Tasmania routes "by up to 24 per cent", including two return services per week between Brisbane and Hobart, two return services per week between Sydney and Hobart and one seasonal return service per week between Brisbane and Launceston.
The new flights between Hobart and Perth are on sale now, with advance purchase fares starting from $269 one-way Service operates thrice weekly on Monday's, Wednesday's & Friday's, departing Perth Airport at 11.30hrs (WST)as flight 'VOZ594' arriving into Hobart at 17.55hrs (AEST). The return flight from Hobart ti Perth 'VOZ593' departs at 14.20hrs.(AEST) arriving into Perth at 16.50hrs (WST). www.virginaustralia.com.au