Sep 24, 2013

Jetstar's new Lombok services take off today! A320-232 (SL) VH-VFN msn 5566 operated today's inaugural 'JQ112/111' services to  Lombok. Flight 'JQ112' departed at 10.55hrs (20mins late) taking off RWY03 for the 3hrs.14mins to the Indonesian island. Hexcode: 7C6B11 to be further updated!

Latest Air Asia X A333 visits Perth today!

Air Asia X latest aircraft A330-343X 9M-XXM msn 741 ex: B-HWJ Dragonair operated her debut visit into Perth today, operating the airlines D7236/D7237 services from / to Kuala Lumpur, arrived 05.13hrs landing RWY21 and departed at 07.28hrs. Hexcode: 7502CF (1st visit to Perth)

Sep 23, 2013

Global 6000 N433DC (1st visit to Perth)

Bombardier Aerospace Limited BD-700 Global 6000 N433DC msn 9262 arrived 15.55hrs ex: Singapore Seletar (WSSL) Airport landing RWY21. Hexcode: A52E91 (1st visit to Perth)

G-550 N888VS (1st visit to Perth)

Wells Fargo Bank NA Trustee Gulfstream G-550 N888VS msn 5313 arrived 08.12hrs ex: Singapore Seletar Airport (WSSL) landing RWY21. Hexcode: AC3D79 (1st visit to Perth)

Sep 21, 2013

B747-4H6F 9M-MPS MH6207 (KUL-PER-SYD)

Malaysia Airlines Cargo (MASkargo) B747-4H6 (F) 9M-MPS msn 29902 arrived 01.35hrs ex: Kuala Lumpur (WMKK) as flight MH6207 and departed at 03.38hrs to Sydney (YSSY) as same. Hexcode: 750080

Sep 18, 2013

Qantas's Disney 'Planes' B767-338 (ER) VH-OGG logojet's (1st visit to Perth)

Photo: Darren Koch
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Qantas Airways Boeing 767-338 (ER) VH-OGG msn 24929 operated today's Brisbane - Perth- Brisbane QF651/594 services, arrived 15.03hrs & departed at 16.37hrs. Hexcode: 7C47BE (1st visit to Perth in this spectacular looking scheme)

Sep 17, 2013

Virgin Australia AT76 VH-VPI arrives on delivery ex: France

Virgin Australia ATR-72-600 VH-VPI msn 1107 ex: F-WWET named 'Bronte Beach' arrived 20.54hrs ex: Halim Perdanakusuma Intl Airport (WIHH) Jakarta Indonesia as flight 'SXI-1342' landed RWY21 after a flight time of 6hrs.24mins. (New aircraft / 1st visit to Perth) Hexcode: 7C6C74

Gulfstream G400 N50EE (1st visit to Perth)

Red Line Air LLC Gulfstream G400 N50EE c/n 1500 arrived 14.14hrs ex: Melbourne (YMML) and departed at 15.02hrs to Brisbane (YBBN) Hexcode: A63800 (1st visit to Perth)

Volga Dnepr Airlines An-124:100 'VDA109/1116'

Photo: Troy Hartmann copyright 2013
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Volga Dnepr Airlines Antonov An-124:100 'Ruslan' RA-82042 msn: 9773054055093 arrived 11.12hrs ex: Sultan Ismail Intl Airport (WMKJ) Johore Bahru, Malaysia as flight 'VDA109' c/sign: 'Volga 109' landed RWY21, after a flight time of 5hrs.42mins. Departed 00.03hrs 18/09 to Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport (WMKK) as flight 'VDA1116' Hexcode: 15407A

Note: 8 years since this aircraft last visited Perth Airport:- Jan 02 2005.
Last Updated: 18 Sept 2013, in corrections in text updated by!

Sep 16, 2013

Virgin's A320 VH-YUD 'Port Beach' goes on a test flight today as VOZ9992


Virgin Australia A320-232 VH-YUD msn 1922 named 'Port Beach' departed Perth at 12.12hrs on a air test flight today, operating as flight 'VOZ9992', to South West Coast off coast of Albany before returning back to Perth Airport landing RWY03 at 13.38hrs, after a flight time of 1hrs.26mins. Hexcode: 7C7C53

First flight since arriving into Perth on delivery on Tuesday 7th May 2013, today's flight was originally planned for Friday 13th Sept, but was postponed until today.

Sep 14, 2013

Qantaslink Dash-8-201 VH-TQG QF2294 (1st visit to Perth)

Qantaslink Dash-8-201 VH-TQG msn 430 arrived 16.16hrs ex: Carnarvon as flight 'QF2294' as part of Captains Choice Tours in association with Qantas Tour of 'The Bungle Bungles & Gourmet Discovery Tour'. Hexcode: 7C6276 (1st visit to Perth)

Departed Perth Sunday 15th September at 10.46hrs to Busselton Regional Airport (YBLN) continuing as flight 'QF2294'.

Second Fokker 100 arrives on delivery to Skippers Aviation (Perth) today.

Skippers Aviation's second Fokker 100 PH-XKR msn 11410 to become VH-XKM arrived into Perth Airport today, landing RWY 21 at 15.52hrs on completion of the last leg of her delivery flight ex: M.R Stefanika Airport Slovakia (LZIB/BTS) then via: Trabzon Airport (LTCD/TZX) Turkey, Al Ain Airport (OMAL/AAN) UAE, Penang Intl Airport (WMKP/PEN)Malaysia; Halim Airport (WIHH/HLM) Jakarta Indonesia as flight 'SXI-1337 / Southern Cross Intl 1337'. Hexcode: 7C75E4 (1st visit to Perth)

B77W 9V-SWG SQ213/226

Singapore Airlines B777-312 (ER) 9V-SWG msn 34572 operated todays SQ213/226 services from / to Changi Airport Singapore, arrived 13.09hrs & departed at 15.14hrs. Hexcode: 76CEE5 (1st visit to Perth)

Sep 13, 2013

New Cathay Pacific A330 (1st visit to Perth) today! "Friday the 13th"

Cathay Pacific Airways latest Airbus A330-343X aircraft B-LBC msn 1443 operated today's 'CX137/136' services from Hong Kong to Perth and return, arrived 05.53hrs landing RWY21 & departed at 07.22hrs returning to Hong Kong. Hexcode: 780A59 (1st visit to Perth)

Sep 12, 2013

Fokker 100 VH-FNR returns to Perth after re-paint

Virgin Australia Fokker 100 VH-FNR msn 11488 returned to Perth today via Alice Springs after being re-painted from Skywest Airlines livery to Virgin Australia's corporate colour scheme.
The Fokker piloted by our very own Greg Meechan in company with Glen Fuge departed Townsville at 11.54hrs (EST) and arrived into Alice Springs at 13.36hrs (CST) after a flight time of 2hrs.12mins.

The next sector from Alice Springs to Perth departed at 14.10hrs (CST) and arrived into Perth at 16.02hrs landing RWY21 after a flight time of 3hrs.22mins. Hexcode: 7C1B35

Sep 11, 2013

A319-115 (CJ) VH-VHD 'SND1' In & Out

Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-115 (CJ) VH-VHD msn 1999 arrived 10.31hrs ex: Darwin (YPDN) as flight 'SND1' and departed at 11.45hrs to Christmas Island (YPXM) as same. Hexcode: 7C6B4F

Sep 8, 2013

Dassault F-2000LX OY-MHA

Air Alsie Dassault Falcon 2000LX OY-MHA msn 156 arrived 04.10hrs ex: Subang Airport (WMSA) Malaysia as flight 'MMD3144' landing RWY21. Hexcode: 45B501

Sep 7, 2013

Chevron (USA) Inc G-550 N5092

Chevron (USA) Inc Gulfstream G550 N5092 msn 5386 arrived 15.04hrs ex: Halim Airport (WIHH) Jakarta, Indonesia landing RWY21, the aircraft's second only visit to Perth the last being in April 2013. Hexcode: A65DFD

Virgin's newest B738 VH-YIV's (1st visit to Perth)

Virgin Australia's latest Boeing 737-8FE(W) VH-YIV msn 40698 arrived into Perth at 10.07hrs, after having completed operating flight 'VOZ551' ex: Sydney (YSSY) after a flight time of 4hrs.45mins, and departed at 11.43hrs (WST) returning to Sydney as flight VOZ558. Hexcode: 7C7AB5 (1st visit to Perth)

B747-47UF N477MC 'GTI5421/5422'

Atlas Air B747-47UF N477MC msn 29255 arrived 05.44hrs ex: Chicago  O'Hare Intl Airport (KORD) via Honolulu Intl Airport (PHNL) after a flight time of 13hrs.49mins as flight 'GTI-5421' landing RWY21, and departed at 23.22hrs 09/09 to Hong Kong (VHHH) as flight 'GTI5422' and arrived 06.58hrs 10/09 after a flight time of 7hrs.35mins. Hexcode: A5DC31

Sep 4, 2013

Australian Air Holidays charter flight 'Unity 4414'

Australian Air Holidays leased Alliance Airlines Fokker 50 VH-FKW msn 20306 arrived into Perth at 12.03hrs landing RWY21 ex: Adelaide, Port Augusta, Esperance, and Albany as flight 'Unity 4414' Hexcode: 7C1ACE

This flight continues onto Geraldton, Kalbarri, Monkey Mia, Ningaloo Reef, Karajini National Park, Tom Price, and Kalgoorlie concluding after the 9 day trip back into Adelaide. 

B737-8FE (W) VH-YIU (1st visit to Perth)

Virgin Australia B737-8FE (W) VH-YIU msn 40699 made her debut visit into Perth today, arriving 09.04hrs ex: Darwin (YPDN) as flight 'VA1432' and departed at 12.29hrs to Phuket, Thailand operating as flight VA4148. Hexcode: 7C7AB4 (1st visit to Perth)

Sep 2, 2013

USN C-130T 164997 (In & Out RAAF Pearce)

United States Navy (USN) Lockheed C-130T Hercules 164997 msn 5304 'Capital Express' coded 'AX' Fleet Logistics Support 'VR-53' arrived 17.50hrs RAAF Pearce (YPEA) ex: Darwin (YPDN) as flight 'CNV7722' and departed at 13.48hrs 3/09 returning to Darwin (YPDN) as same. Hexcode: AE03E4

Bell 407GX N409CE (1st visit to Perth)

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc (USA) Bell 407GX N409CE c/n 54365 ex: N480VQ arrived 15.40hrs ex: Adelaide (YPAD), Port Augusta (YPAG) and Merredin (YMDN) to Hawker Pacific. Hexcode: A4C6D9 (1st visit to Perth)

Last 'PAL219/220' flights to Perth today.

Philippine Airlines operated their last service from Manila to Perth via Darwin and return 'PR219/220' today. Sadly the last service was operated by A320-214 RP-C8619 msn 5315, arrived at 08.15hrs landing RWY21, and departed at 09.41hrs returning back to Manila via Darwin for the last time. Hexcode: 75823D

Sep 1, 2013

Air Asia X flight XAX212 diverts into Perth due Medical Emegency onboard

Air Asia X flight 'XAX-212' operating from Kuala Lumpur (WMKK) to Melbourne (YMML) diverted into Perth Airport today arriving 19.25hrs due medical emergency and departed at 20.30hrs as flight 'XAX-212D' continuing onto Melbourne. This service operated by A330-343E 9M-XXE msn 1075. Hexcode: 7501E9