Jul 31, 2010

Batavia Air to Perth

Indonesian carrier Batavia Air announced this week its intention to operate daily services between Bali & Perth using Airbus A319-132 aircraft commencing on 26th August 2010.

Batavia Air becomes the fourth Indonesian airline to operate the route after: Air Paradise International, Sempati Air, Merpati Nusantra Airlines, & Garuda Indonesia who continue to operate this popular route against fierce competition from Jetstar, Stategic Air, Pacific Blue,
& Air Asia Indonesia all offering competitive deals & incentives to lure customers.

The Federal Election 2010 roadshow also hit town this week with PM Julia Gillard visiting
the west coast to woo the public, her entourage & following media were travelling in two aircraft:
Skytraders A319-115 (CJ) VH-VHD msn 1999 & Air National Bae-146:200 ZK-ECO msn E-2130

Jul 28, 2010

New Garuda Indonesia B737-8U3 visits

Another two new Garuda Indonesia B737-8U3 aircraft visited Perth over this past weekend.
24/07: PK-GMN msn 30146 ops GIA 724/725 & 26/07: PK-GFD msn 40807 ops GIA 724/725

Jul 17, 2010

New Garuda 738 visits

Garuda Indonesia B737-8U3 PK-GMO msn 30147 operated today's GA728/727 services from Denpasar, Bali on Sat 17th July 2010 (1st visit to Perth)

Jul 16, 2010

Perth Mvts this week 10-16th July

10/07: Jetstar Airways A320-232 VH-VGP msn 4343 'JST974/975' (Adelaide) 1st visit
10/07: Flight Ambulance Intl L-55 D-CFAI msn 55-061 'IFA282' 1st visit
15/07 :Air Asia X A330-343X 9M-XXF c/n 1126 XAX2714/15 (New aircraft & 1st visit)

Air Mauritius commenced Sunday's MK940/941 services from / to Mauritius with A330 aircraft effective from 3.07.10 to 31.10.10; 3B-NBM having operated both last two flights.
Noted to have been a very quiet week here in Perth for aircraft traffic this week!

Jul 11, 2010

Flight Ambulance International

Flight Ambulance International Gates Learjet 55 D-CFAI msn 55-160 arrived ex: Jakarta as flight 'IFA282' & departed 13.03hrs 11/07 to Halim Jakarta as same.

Jul 10, 2010

July 1st to July 9th 2010


1/07: Air Asia A330-343E 9M-XXE msn 1075 XAX2712/13 (New Tue / Thu service)
2/07: Singapore A/Lines A330-343X 9V-STO msn 1132 (1st visit) SQ225/224
4/07: Air Mauritius A330-202 3B-NBM c/n 883 ops MK940/941

Visiting Bizjets:

Business Aviation Soloutions Beech 400A VH-BZL c/n RK-139
Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee N860CR msn 560-0500
Avwest BD-700-1A10 VH-ZXH msn 9310
Excujet Aust L-45 VH-CXJ msn 45-152
Westar Aviation Services 737-2Q8 (Adv) N413JG msn 21348


Strategic Air A332 VH-SSA msn 324 'ASY 74'
RAAF 737-7ES(AWACS) A30-001 msn 33474 c/s 'Wedgetail01'
RAAF CL-604 A37-002 msn 5534
RAAF B737-7DT (BBJ) A36-001 msn 30829 'Envoy 35'
RAAF CL-604 A37-003 msn 5538
RMAF B737-7H6 (BBJ) M53-01 msn 29274 'RMF420'
Emirates Skycargo 747-47UF N415MC msn 32837 'OTT YPPH' ASY148
RAAF C-130J A97-450 msn 382-5450