Jun 23, 2017
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!
Aliena C-27J Spartan A34-007
on delivery flight to RAAF
Photo: Richard Suidak
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-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 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
INAUGURAL SERVICE PERTH TO BALI
THURSDAY 22ND JUNE 2017
Photos: Mark Lynam
Photo credit: via Perth Airport media release
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 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)
B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to be named
Photos credit: Qantas Airways
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".