Sep 22, 2017

China Southern Airlines A330-323 B-8360 'CZ319/320' (1st visit to Perth)


China Southern Airlines A330-323 B-8360 c/n 1793 operated today's 'CZ319/320' services from / to Guangzhou, China arrived 23.00hrs & departed at 00.43hrs +1 returning to China. Hexcode: 781146 (1st visit to Perth)

Qantas B737-838 (W) VH-VYH 'QF78' arrives ex: Singapore wearing new paint



Qantas Airways B737-838 (W) VH-VYH c/n 34180 named 'Queanbeyan' returned to Perth at 22.20hrs from Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSL) as flight 'QF78' after being re-painted into Qantas new 'Flying Roo' c/s. The aircraft operated flight 'QF71' to Singapore for the repaint back on September 9th. Hexcode: 7C6DB7

Sep 21, 2017

Air New Zealand B787-9 ZK-NZC resumes NZ177/178 services to / from Auckland


Air New Zealand B787-9 Dreamliner ZK-NZC c/n 41988 arrived 22.11hrs ex: Auckland Intl Airport (NZAA) New Zealand, operating the airline's first for the new season of 'NZ177/178' services. Flight NZ178 is scheduled to return to New Zealand at 07.10hrs 22/09. Hexcode: C820CE to be further updated!

Express Freighters Australia B737-4S3F VH-XNH 'QFA7359/7395' (1st visit to Perth)


Qantas Freight (Express Freighters Australia) B737-4S3 (F) VH-XNH c/n 24796 arrived 04.55hrs ex: Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) as flight 'QFA7359' & departed at 19.43hrs returning to Melbourne as flight 'QFA7395'. Hexcode: 7C764B (1st visit to Perth)

Sep 20, 2017

Nauru Airlines B737-319 VH-YNU 'RON900/901'


Nauru Airlines B737-319 VH-YNU c/n 25607 arrived 15.21hrs ex: Brisbane Intl Airport (YBBN) via Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) Victoria as flight 'RON900' & departed at 18.05hrs to Christmas Island (YPXM) as same. The return flight 'RON901' arrived 02.29hrs 22/09 & departed at 03.48hrs returning to Brisbane (YBBN) via Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport. Hexcode: 7C7B68 

Sep 19, 2017

Glory View Overseas Ltd ERJ-190:100 (ECJ) N227GV arrives / departs to Bali

Glory View Overseas Limited opb Premiair Embraer ERJ-190:100 (ECJ) N227GV c/n 19000159 arrived 19.26hrs ex: Ngurah Rai Intl Airport (WADD) Denpasar, Bali Indonesia & departed at 10.00hrs 22/09 returning as same. Hexcode: A1FBAC

RAAF B737-8FV P-8A Poseidon A47-001 (1st visit to RAAF Base Pearce)


Royal Australian Air Force B737-8FV (P-8A Poseidon) A47-001 c/n 62288 arrived into RAAF Base Pearce (YPEA) at 18.25hrs landing RWY36 as flight 'Black Cat 21' & departed at 10.40hrs 20/09  to RAAF Edinburgh (YPED) South Australia as flight 'Black Cat 22'. Hexcode: 7C9CB (1st visit into RAAF Base Pearce of a RAAF P-8A)

Real JH Doucet C-510 Mustang C-GRRD arrives ex: Adelaide

Canadian registered Cessna C-510 Mustang C-GRRD c/n 510-0232 operated by Real JH Doucet arrived 15.20hrs ex: Adelaide Intl Airport (YPAD) South Australia. Hexcode: C0734A (1st visit to Perth)

MASkargo A330-223F 9M-MUD 'MH6204/6414' (SYD-PER-KUL) Livestock charter



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MASKargo A330-223F 9M-MUD c/n 1180 arrived 15.00hrs ex: Sydney 'Kingsford Smith' Airport (YSSY) as flight 'MH6204' to ITB 156 & departed at 18.28hrs to Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport (WMKK) Malaysia as flight 'MH6414'. Hexcode: 750266

Sep 16, 2017

Titan Aviation BD-700-1A10 Global 6000 T7-BRS arrives ex: Chennai India, departs to Adelaide & then returns


Titan Aviation Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express 6000 T7-BRS c/n 9559 ex: LX-ABB arrived 01.54hrs ex: Chennai Intl Airport (VOMM) Madras, India as flight 'Tango Seven- Bravo, Romeo, Sierra' after a flight time of 7hrs.32mins & 






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Update: Tuesday 19th September: Titan Aviation Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express 6000 T7-BRS c/n 9559 ex: LX-ABB  departed at 07.27hrs 19/09 to Adelaide Intl Airport (YPAD) South Australia, before returning back to Perth Airport landing RWY24 at 16.41hrs (as seen here above). Hexcode: 5000FC (1st visit to Perth) to be further updated!

Sep 13, 2017

Emirates A380-861 A6-EOC 'EK414' DXB-SYD Flight Diverts to Perth due medical


Emirates A380-861 A6-EOC c/n 165 operating flight EK414 from Dubai to Sydney diverted en-route into Perth Airport (YPPH) due to possible onboard medical, landed RWY21 at 18.37hrs after a flight time of 11hrs. 56mins & departed at 23.55hrs to Sydney Airport as same. Hexcode: 89639C 

Sep 12, 2017

All Points Jets Gulfstream G-550 B-8269 arrives ex: Melbourne


All Points Jets Gulfstream G-550 B-8269 c/n 5404 arrived 18.04hrs landing RWY24 ex: Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) Victoria as flight 'Bravo- Eight Two Six Niner'. Hexcode: 7809C4

Sep 9, 2017

Qantas B737-838 (W) VH-VYG QF72 (now wearing 'Silver Roo' c/s) after maintenance at Seletar Airport Singapore


Qantas Airways B737-838 (W) VH-VYG c/n 33995 arrived 23.55hrs landing RWY21 ex: Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSS) Singapore as flight QF72. This aircraft now wears the airline's 'Silver Roo' c/s which was applied as part of her maintenance at Seletar AirportHexcode: 7C6D86

Note: The aircraft re-positioned from Seletar to Changi Airport earlier today as flight 'QF6005' in preparation to operate tonight's QF72 service to Perth.

VYG departed Perth Airport to Singapore Seletar for her maintenance & re-paint on Sunday 27th August as flight 'QF6006'.


Sep 8, 2017

Shell Oil Company Falcon 7X VQ-BSF arrives ex: Brisbane & departs to Singapore as 'SHE32F'



Shell Oil Company Dassault Falcon 7X VQ-BSF c/n 113 departed ex: Brisbane Intl Airport (YBBN) at 09.36hrs (EST) & arrived into Perth Airport (YPPH) landing RWY03 at 12.12hrs (WST) as flight 'SHE32F' & departed at 10.27hrs RWY21 to Singapore 'Seletar' Airport (WSSL) Singapore as same. Hexcode: 4243EA

USAF B757-2G4 (C-32A) 98-0001 'SAM338' (FJDG-YPPH-YBBN)


USAF B757-2G4 (C-32A) 98-0001 c/n 29025 (1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing) Andrews AFB, Maryland USA arrived 04.22hrs landing RWY03 as flight 'SAM338' ex: NAS Diego Garcia (FJDG) British Indian Ocean Territory to ITB 156 (refuelling stop) & departed at 06.47hrs RWY03 to Brisbane Intl Airport (YBBN) Queensland, arrived 12.11hrs (EST) landing RWY 10L as same, & departed ex: Brisbane Intl Airport (YBBN) on Saturday 9th Sept at 09.32hrs (EST) as same. Hexcode: ADFEB7 (1st visit to Perth) 

Sep 7, 2017

Etihad Airways B787-9 A6-BLJ flight EY487 returns to Perth after clear air turbulence incident



Etihad Airways flight EY487 which departed from Perth Airport to Abu Dhabi today at 17.14hrs, returned back to Perth Airport after experiencing clear air turbulence off the coast of Western Australia near Geraldton lasting for up to 10 mins. 

After trying different altitudes to improve the in-flight conditions which appeared to be worse at lower levels the aircraft A6-BLJ c/n 39657 returned to Perth Airport after declaring the flight unsafe to continue landing RWY03 at 18.42hrs after a flight time of 1hrs.43mins. 

Passengers & crew were over nighted in Perth hotels & the passengers were accommodated onto alternative flights to get to there destination.

Flight EY487D departed Perth Intl Airport (YPPH) at 05.36hrs Saturday 9th September, returning to Abu Dhabi empty after the aircraft was given the green light after engineers concluded a safety inspection & the aircraft was safe to fly.

China Southern Airlines A330-323 B-8358 'CZ319/320' (1st visit to Perth)


China Southern Airlines A330-323 B-8358 c/n 1699 operating as flight/s 'CZ319/320' from / to  Guanzhou Baiyun Intl Airport (ZGGG) China, arrived 07.45hrs  a flight time of 7hrs.52mins & departed at 09.02hrs returning to China. Hexcode: 780ED0 (1st visit to Perth)

Sep 6, 2017

Empire Aviation Group Hawker 900XP A6-HWK arrives & departs from / to Indonesia


Empire Aviation Group Hawker 900XP A6-HWK c/n HA-0080 arrived 19.43hrs ex: Halim Perdanakusuma Intl Airport (WIHH) Jakarta, Indonesia as flight 'MJE005' via tech stops en-route at Port Hedland Intl Airport (YPPD) & Newman Airport (YNWN) & departed at 13.22hrs 08/09 returning to Halim Airport (WIHH) Jakarta as same. Hexcode: 896201 (1st visit to Perth)

Antonov Airlines An-124-100 Ruslan UR-82029 'ADB248F/ADB 2155/ADB255F' arrives ex: Adelaide departs to Singapore



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Antonov Airlines An-124-100 Ruslan UR-82029 c/n 19530502630 arrived 14.07hrs ex: Adelaide Intl Airport (YPAD) after a flight time of 3hrs.11mins landing RWY03 as re-positioning flight 'ADB248F' 





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Antonov Airlines An-124-100 Ruslan UR-82029 c/n 19530502630 departed Perth Airport (YPPH) at 12.19hrs RWY03 07/09 to Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSS) Singapore (as seen here above) operating as flight 'ADB2155' arrived 17.06hrs landing RWY20C after a flight time of 4hrs.47mins & then re-departed Singapore 'Changi' Airport re-positioning to Senai Intl Airport (WMKJ) Johor Baru, Malaysia as flight 'ADB255F'. Hexcode: 508003 

Sep 5, 2017

Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ 'SND2' (YSSY-YPPH-YPXM-YPPH-YMML)



Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ c/n 1880 arrived 13.28hrs ex: Sydney 'Kingsford Smith' Airport (YSSY) NSW as flight 'SND2' & departed at 15.21hrs to Christmas Island (YPXM) as same. Hexcode: 7C6AA1 

The return flight from Christmas Island (YPXM) arrived into Perth Airport (YPPH) at 23.02hrs as flight 'SND2' & departed at 01.07hrs +1 to Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) as same. 

Sep 3, 2017

Qantas Airways A330-303 VH-QPJ 'QF579/648' (1st visit wearing Rainbow c/s)

QANTAS A330-303 VH-QPJ
(1st visit to Perth wearing Rainbow c/s)


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Qantas Airways A330-303 VH-QPJ c/n 712 (seen here above) landing RWY24 ex: Sydney 'Kingsford Smith' Airport (YSSY) at  17.32hrs as flight 'QF579' & departed at 23.56hrs to Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) as flight 'QF648'. Hexcode: 7C5325

Scoot.com change of aircraft in Singapore delay's TR8/TR7 flights from Saturday Sept 2nd


Saturday's  Scoot.com's flight/s 'TR8/ TR7' from / to Singapore 'Changi' Airport was delayed after an aircraft change in Singapore. 

The service was operated by B787-8 Dreamliner 9V-OFB c/n 37118 arrived into Perth Airport at 01.30hrs as flight 'TR8' & departed at 03.05hrs 3/09 returning to Singapore as flight TR7. 

The aircraft originally planned to operate these services was B787-9 Dreamliner 9V-OJC. Hexcode: 76BCC2

Sep 2, 2017

Ukraine Air Alliance An-12BK UR-CNT (1st visit to Perth) WMKK-YPPD-YPPH-WBKK



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Ukraine Air Alliance Antonov An12BK UR-CNT c/n 00347505 departed Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport (WMKK) at 04.06hrs as flight 'UKL5074' & arrived into Port Hedland Intl Airport (YPPD) at 10.19hrs after a flight time of 6hrs.11mins.

The An-12 departed Port Hedland Intl Airport (YPPD) at 16.42hrs for Perth Airport (YPPH) as flight 'UKL5076' arrived 19.18hrs landing RWY21 after a flight time of 2hrs.36mins.

The An-12 departed Perth Intl Airport (YPPH) at 23.36hrs RWY21 as flight 'UKL5075' to Kota Kinabalu Intl Airport (WBKK) Malaysia arrived 06.27hrs after a flight time of 7hrs.20mins. Hexcode: 508341 (1st visit to Perth Airport)

San Marino Registered BD-700-1A10 Global 5000 T7-TAA (WMKK0YPDN-YPPH-YESP-YMML)

San Marino registered privately operated Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global 5000 T7-TAA c/n 9249 ex: 9H-AFR, HB-JGN, C-FMGE arrived 15.02hrs ex: Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport (WMKK) via RAAF Darwin (YPDN) as flight 'Tango 7-Tango Alpha, Alpha'. Hexcode: 5000D9 (1st time visitor to Perth)

This aircraft departed, Sunday 3rd September at 14.27hrs to Esperance Regional Airport (YESP) arrived 15.18hrs & departed at 16.38hrs to Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) thereafter, arrived 21.01hrs (AEST).



Sep 1, 2017

Air Alsie Falcon 7X OY-TSS 'MMD3333' arrives & departs from / to Subang Malaysia.



Air Alsie Dassault Falcon 7X OY-TSS c/n 098 arrived 19.00hrs landing RWY21 ex: Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Intl Airport (WMSA) Subang, Malaysia as flight 'MMD3333' c/sign: Mermaid 3333 & departed at 12.16hrs RWY03 returned to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Intl Airport (WMSA) Subang, Malaysia as same: Hexcode: 45D273

Antonov Design Bureau An-124-100M UR-82009 'ADB2154/ADB260F' (VTBS-YPPH-YBCS)


AN-124-100M UR-82009


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Antonov Design Bureau (Antonov Airlines) An-124-100M UR-82009 c/n 195305051007 (seen here above) landing RWY21 at 18.19hrs arriving ex: Suvarnabhumi Intl Airport (VTBS) Bangkok, Thailand as flight 'ADB2154' after a flight time of 6hrs.42mins. 
Hexcode: 50801D

Note: The Antonov An-124 departed Perth Airport at 12.36hrs Saturday 2nd September, to Cairns Intl Airport (YBCS) Queensland, as re-positioning flight 'ADB260F' arrived into Cairns landing at 18.41hrs (AEST) after a flight time of 4hrs.06mins.



Singapore Airlines B777-312 9V-SYH 'SQ223/214'


B777-312 9V-SYH 
SQ223/214


Photo: Caleb Holtz

Singapore Airlines B777-312 9V-SYH c/n 32317 (seen here above) landing RWY21 ex: Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSS) at 14.04hrs as flight 'SQ223' & departed at 17.37hrs returning to Singapore as flight 'SQ214'. Hexcode: 76CF28

Aug 31, 2017

Air New Zealand B789 ZK-NZJ diversion to ADL en-route AKL -PER (NZ175D) offloads disruptive passenger


Air New Zealand B787-9 Dreamliner ZK-NZJ c/n 37966 arrived 16.20hrs ex: Auckland Intl Airport (NZAA) New Zealand as flight 'NZ175D' via Adelaide Intl Airport (YPAD) South Australia arrived 13.06hrs (CST) & departed at 14.55hrs (CST) flight diversion due to a disruptive male passenger onboard. The aircraft departed Perth at 19.45hrs returning to Auckland (NZAA) as flight 'NZ176' . Hexcode: C8234F

Link:https://thewest.com.au/travel/air-aviation/perth-bound-air-new-zealand-flight-forced-to-land-in-adelaide-due-to-unruly-passenger-ng-b88585549z

Note: Updated 01 September 2017

Bluebay Investments Group Corp G-IV-X (G450) VP-CSH (In & Out to Malaysia)

Bluebay Investments Group Corporation Gulfstream G-IV-X (G-450) VP-CSH c/n 1487 arrived 15.21hrs ex: Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Intl Airport (WMSA) Subang, Malaysia & departed at 12.47hrs 03/09 returning as same. Hexcode: 424772

Aug 29, 2017

Singapore Airlines B747-412F (SCD) 9V-SFQ 'SQC7124/ SQC7123' (WSSS-YPPH-WSSS)


Singapore Airlines Cargo B747-412F (SCD) 9V-SFQ c/n 32901 arrived 18.24hrs ex: Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSS) Singapore as flight 'SQC7124' landing RWY21 &  departed Perth returning to Singapore at 21.03hrs as flight 'SQC7123'. Hexcode: 76CCD1 

Singapore Airlines B777-212 (ER) 9V-SVF operates tonight's flight/s on behalf of Scoot.com


Singapore Airlines B777-212 (ER) 9V-SVF c/n 30871 arrived 16.57hrs ex: Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSS) Singapore as flight 'SQ8233'  landing RWY21 & departed at 18.23hrs returning to Singapore as flight 'SQ8234'. Hexcode: 76CEC6

Aug 28, 2017

Singapore Airlines Cargo B747-412F (SCD) 9V-SFQ 'SQC7285' (YMML-YPPH-WSSS)


Singapore Airlines Cargo B747-412F (SCD) 9V-SFQ c/n 32901 arrived 12.27hrs ex: Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) as flight 'SQC7285' & departed at 15.44hrs returning to Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSS) as same. Hexcode: 76CCD1

Aug 27, 2017

Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ 'SND2' (YBBN-YPPH-YPPC-YPPH-YBBN) rotation


Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ c/n 1880 arrived 12.09hrs ex: Brisbane Intl Airport (YBBN) as flight 'SND2' c/sign: 'Snow Bird 2' & departed at 13.16hrs to Cocos Keeling Island (YPCC) as the same. The return flight from Cocos Keeling Island to Perth Airport returned at 23.59hrs landing RWY03. Hexcode: 7C6AA1

28.08.17: Departed Perth Airport (YPPH) at 10.10hrs RWY03 returning to Brisbane Intl Airport (YBBN) as flight 'SND2' c/sign: Snowbird 2.

Malindo Air B737-8GP (W) 9M-LCJ 'MXD155/156' (1st visit to Perth)


Malindo Air B737-8GP (W) 9M-LCJ c/n 39831 operated today's 'MXD155/156' services from / to Kuala Lumpur (WMKK) Malaysia, arrived 00.34hrs & departed at 01.24hrs. Hexcode: 750407

Aug 25, 2017

China Southern Airlines A330-323 B-8426 'CZ319/320' (1st visit to Perth)


China Southern Airlines A330-323 B-8426 c/n 1760 operated tonight's 'CZ319/320' services from / to Guanzhou China, arrived 22.58hrs & departed at 00.30hrs +1 returning to China. Hexcode: 780F78 (1st visit to Perth)

Aug 24, 2017

Scoot.com B787-9 Dreamliner 9V-OFJ 'TR18/17' named 'Bo Jio' (New aircraft / 1st visit to Perth)


Scoot.com B787-9 Dreamliner 9V-OFJ c/n 37126 named 'Bo Jio' operated tonight's 'TR18/17' services from / to Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSS) Singapore, arrived 18.40hrs landing RWY03 & departed at 20.09hrs returning. Hexcode: 76BCCA (New aircraft: First Flight: 09.08.17; Delivered: 24.08.17) 

Photo: Richard Kreider's photo of Scoot.com's B787-9 Dreamliner seen arriving into Perth Airport can be viewed on the following link.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/WAAircraftSpotters/?ref=bookmarks

Nauru Airlines B737-36N VH-PNI 'RON900/901' Christmas Island rotation


Nauru Airlines B737-36N VH-PNI c/n 28555 named 'Itsirir' arrived 12.59hrs ex: Brisbane Intl Airport (YBBN) Queensland, via Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) as flight 'RON900' c/sign: 'Nauru Air 900'  landing RWY21 & departed at 15.28hrs to Christmas Island (YPXM) as same. Hexcode: 7C4DCC 

The return flight: Christmas Island to Perth Airport, arrived at 01.08hrs 25/08 as flight 'RON901' & departed at 02.52hrs returning to Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport as same.

Emirates Sky Cargo B777-F1H A6-EFI arrives ex: Dubai & departs to Hong Kong as 'UAE9242'

UAE9242
(OMDW-YPPH-VHHH)





Photos: Caleb Holtz

Emirates Sky Cargo B777-F1H A6-EFI c/n 35609 arrived 08.42hrs landing RWY21 ex: Al Maktoum Intl Airport (OMDW) Dubai UAE as flight 'UAE9242' after a flight time of 10hrs.9mins & departed at 18.29hrs to Chek Lap Kok Intl Airport (VHHH) Hong Kong China as same (as seen here above) , arrived 01.49hrs +1 after a flight time of 7hrs.20mins. Hexcode: 89616F