After an absence of 47 years between visits to Perth Airport of a Japan Air Lines passenger aircraft (excluding a B742-246F which visited in Feb 2008 JA8171) tonight we welcomed into Perth Airport the first of four weekly B787-8 cargo flights to operate between Tokyo's 'Narita' Airport & Perth Airport.
The four flights are scheduled to depart ex: Narita at 11.00hrs (LT) & arrive into Perth Airport at 19.25hrs, operating on Tuesdays with the return flight to Tokyo departing at 22.00hrs the next day. The flight numbers are: JA6757 (inbound ex: Narita) & JA6758 (outbound to Tokyo).
Tonight's flight was operated by B787-8 Dreamliner JA827J c/n 34838 that departed ex: Tokyo 'Narita' Airport (RJAA) Japan at 11.18hrs (LT) & arrived into Perth Airport (YPPH) landing on RWY21 at 20.10hrs (LT) 'as seen here above' after a flight time of 9hrs.52mins. Hexcode: 86D668 (1st visit to Perth)
Wednesday, 13th January:
Japan Air Lines (JAL) B787-8 Dreamliner JA827J c/n 34838 departed Perth Airport (YPPH) at 22.21hrs off RWY21returning to Tokyo 'Narita' Airport (RJAA) Japan as flight 'JL6758' arrived at 08.26hrs+1 after a return flight time of 9hrs.05mins.