Jan 27, 2019
Qantas B747-438 (ER) VH-OEE departs Perth for Sydney as 'QF576' returning after operating scenic flight to Antarctica
Qantas Airways B747-438 (ER) VH-OEE c/n 32909 named 'Nullabor' departed Perth Airport (YPPH) at 07.40hrs (delayed by 30mins) off RWY03 to Sydney 'Kingsford Smith' Airport (YSSY) NSW as flight 'QF576'. Hexcode: 7C4774
Jan 26, 2019
Garuda Indonesia B737-8U3 (W) PK-GNH c/n 40547 arrived delayed into Perth Airport today at 20.44hrs landing RWY21, as a result of the lengthy delay the aircraft did not operate the outbound return flight to Jakarta's Soekarno Hatta Intl Airport (WIII) Jakarta, Indonesia.
Update: Sunday 27th January:
Garuda Indonesia B737-8U3 (W) PK-GNH c/n 40547 departed Perth Airport (YPPH) at 10.47hrs returning to Soekarno Hatta Intl Airport (WIII) Jakarta, Indonesia as flight 'GA725D'.Hexcode: 8A0449
Malaysia Airlines B737-8HW (W) 9M-MXC 'MH121' diverts en-route to Perth which delays return flight to Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines B737-8HW (W) 9M-MXC c/n 40130 arrived 16.59hrs (delayed) ex: Kota Kinabalu Intl Airport (WBKK) Malaysia operating as flight 'MH121' diverting en-route into Ngurah Rai Intl Airport (WADD) Denpasar, Bali Indonesia due ill passenger onboard. The aircraft resumed its journey to Perth departing Denpasar at 13.24hrs (LT).The return flight 'MH120' from Perth to Kota Kinabalu departed delayed at 18.08hrs Hexcode: 750203
Business Aviation Services Guernsey Ltd B737-73W (BBJ) 2-BASG 'Phil Collins' arrives ex: Adelaide & departed to Melbourne
Photo: Mike Barlow
A threatening out of control bushfire in the northern suburb of Jandabup in Perth's north, had West Australia's Perth based aerial fire fighting aircraft tasked to attack the fire which has burnt out up to 40 hectares of bushland & threatening rural properties today. Eleven aerial fire fighting aircraft (see listing below) together with 42 ground vehicles & 127 firemen worked on the fire today.
AT-802 VH-FED, AT-802 VH-FGO, S-64E N154AC, AS350 VH-BTV, B214 N254SM, B214 P2-MSA, B214 P2-MLJ, CH7B VH-BPW, B206 VH-CYJ, B412 VH-SMI, AS350 VH-EGU:
Update: Sunday 27th January:
Three aircraft, two AT-802's VH-FED & VH-FGO together with AS350 VH-EGU departed ex: Jandakot Airport (YPJT) today at 06.00hrs returning to yesterday's bushfire region as reports of burning embers continue to remain a threat to the area, today's temperature is expected to reach the mid 30's degrees celsius. Both AT-802's returned to Jandakot Airport landing at 06.30hrs, & AS350 returned at 06.40hrs.
Antarctica Scenic Flight 'QF2906' Australia Day 2019, Qantas B747-438 (ER) VH-OEE 12hrs.31 mins of pure enjoyment!
PERTH - ANTARCTICA-PERTH
Photos: Mike Barlow
Qantas Airways B747-438 (ER) VH-OEE c/n 32909 named 'Nullabor' departed Perth Airport (YPPH) at 08.05hrs off RWY21 as Qantas flight 'QF2906' on this Australia Day public holiday weekend to Antarctica. Taking the scenic route overflying past Rottnest & Garden Island's on the way down to the glacier wonderland that is Antarctica.
Today's flight time was estimated to be 13hrs.27mins, however the actual flight time was 12hrs.31mins. Flight 'QF2906' returned to Perth Airport landing on RWY21 at 20.36hrs (WST) thus ending for what was for many the experience of a lifetime. A bonus for passengers was an sky high view of fireworks being exploded for Australia Day from the Swan River. The aircraft making two orbits off the coast before coming into land on RWY21 from the north. Hexcode: 7C4774
Jan 25, 2019
Qantas Airways B747-438 VH-OEE 'QF567' (SYD-PER) re-positioning for tomorrow's Australia Day Antarctica Scenic Flight
Photo: Mike Barlow
Qantas Airways B747-438 (ER) VH-OEE c/n 32909 named 'Nullabor' re-positioned from Sydney 'Kingsford Smith' Airport (YSSY) as flight 'QF567' in preparation for tomorrow's Australia Day scenic flight to Antactica, arrived 13.27hrs landing RWY21 after a flight time of 4hrs.10mins across the continent. Hexcode: 7C4774
Jan 23, 2019
Dubai Air Wing B747-412F (SCD) A6-GGP c/n 28032 arrived 15.16hrs landing RWY21 ex: Sydney 'Kingsford Smith' Airport (YSSY) NSW as flight 'DUB08' & departed at 16.46hrs RWY21 to Dubai as same. Hexcode: 896272 (1st visit to Perth)
Jan 22, 2019
Jet Aviation Business Jets BD-700-1A10 Global Express VP-CES arrives ex: Singapore & departs to Jakarta
Jet Aviation Business Jets BD-700-1A10 Global Express VP-CES c/n 9311 arrived 20.30hrs landing RWY21 Perth Intl Airport (YPPH) ex: Singapore Seletar Airport (WSSL) Singapore& departed at 15.55hrs 27/01 to Halim Perdanakusuma Intl Airport (WIHH) Jakarta, Indonesia.. Hexcode: 423774
Jan 20, 2019
E.C Menzies Aviation Cessna 525 Citation CJ3 N91GT arrives ex: Maldives via Cocos Island & departs to Melbourne
E.C Menzies Aviation Cessna 525 Citation Jet (CJ3) N91GT c/n 525-0332 arrived 12.57hrs Perth Airport (YPPH) landing RWY21ex: Gan Intl Airport (VRMG) Seenu Atoll, Maldives via Cocos Keeling Island (YPCC) & is scheduled to depart at 14.16hrs to Melbourne 'Essendon' Airport (YMEN) Victoria. Hexcode: AC9AFA
Jan 19, 2019
PERTH- ESPERANCE - PORT LINCOLN
REX-Regional Express Airlines SAAB 340B VH-ZLW c/n 340B-387 departed 08.20hrs 20/01 ex: Esperance Regional Airport (YESP) to Port Lincoln Airport (YPLC) as flight 'ZL9901' arrived 13.37hrs (ACDT) after a flight time of 2hrs.45mins. Hexcode: 7C8032
REX-Regional Express Airlines SAAB 340B VH-ZLO c/n 340B-382 departed 14.26hrs (ACDT) 19/01 ex: Port Lincoln Airport (YPLC) as flight 'ZL9900' arrived into Esperance Regional Airport (YESP) at 14.42hrs (WST) after a flight time of 2hrs.45mins.
REX-Regional Express Airlines SAAB 340B VH-ZLO c/n 340B-382 departed 10.25hrs (WST) 20/01 ex: Esperance Regional Airport (YESP) as flight 'ZL2358' arrived 11.50hrs Perth Airport (YPPH) after a flight time of 1hrs.24mins. Hexcode: 7C802A
Smooth Route Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign N338TM arrives ex: Indonesia & departs to Singapore (1st visit to Perth)
Bank of Utah Trustee owned & operated by Smooth Route Sdn.Bhd Cessna C-680 Citation Sovereign N338TM msn 680-0177 arrived 11.52hrs (early) landing RWY03 ex: Ngurah Rai Intl Airport (WADD) Denpasar, Bali Indonesia. Hexcode: A3B53C
Bank of Utah Trustee owned & operated by Smooth Route Sdn.Bhd Cessna C-680 Citation Sovereign N338TM msn 680-0177 departed 09.15hrs 22/01 to Singapore Seletar Airport (WSSL) Singapore. (1st visit to Perth)
Jan 18, 2019
Privately operated Hawker 4000 VP-CPP c/n RC-67 arrived 21.41hrs landing RWY24 after a flight time of 4hrs.46mins ex: Cleburne Regional Airport (KCPT) Texas USA via stops en-route: Metropolitan Oakland Airport (KOAK) California, USA; Ellison Onizuka Intl Airport (PHKO) Kona, Hawaii USA; Pago Pago Intl Airport (NSTU) American Samoa & Coolangatta Intl Airport (YBCG) Gold Coast, Queensland & departed at 14.00hrs 19/01 returning as same. Hexcode: 4247D5 (1st visit to Perth & recently re-registered 07.01.19)
Jan 14, 2019
Qantas Airways A330-203 VH-EBL c/n 976 departed 08.38hrs (LT) ex: Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSS) Singapore today operating as flight 'QF72D' delayed departure from earlier today.
The aircraft departed Perth yesterday (Sunday, 13th January) as flight 'QF71' at 12.39hrs & arrived into Singapore at 17.37hrs after a flight time of 4hrs.57mins.
The aircraft arrived touching down into Perth Airport at 13.19hrs.
Jan 13, 2019
Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ c/n 1880 arrived 12.20hrs landing RWY03 ex: Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) Victoria as flight 'SND2' & departed at 13.53hrs to Cocos Keeling Island (YPCC) as same, the return flight to departing the island at 19.18hrs (LT) arrived into Perth Airport (YPPH) landing at 00.16hrs+1.
Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ c/n 1880 departed 09.09hrs 14/01 to Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) Victoria as flight 'SND2'.Hexcode: 7C6AA1
Jan 7, 2019
Virgin Australia Regional Airlines A320-232 VH-YUD departs to Singapore for maintenance as flight 'SXI-1920'
Virgin Australia Regional Airlines A320-232 VH-YUD c/n 1922 named 'Port Beach' departed Perth Airport (YPPH) at 10.44hrs to Singapore 'Seletar' Airport (WSSL) Singapore as flight 'SXI-1920 c/sign: Southern Cross International 1920' for planned maintenance arrived 15.57hrs (LT) after a flight time of 5hrs.27mins. Hexcode: 7C7C53
Jan 6, 2019
China Southern Airlines A330-343E B-1062 c/n 1848 operated today's 'CZ319/320' services from / to Baiyun Intl Airport (ZGGG) Guangzhou, China arrived 22.02hrs landing RWY21 after a flight time of 8hrs.02mins & departed at 00.36hrs+1 returning to China. Hexcode: 781362 (1st visit to Perth)
Air Affairs Australia Gates Learjet 35 VH-LPJ c/n 35-593 arrived 17.40hrs landing RWY24 ex: Kalgoorlie Regional Airport (YPKG) as flight 'FSCN124 c/sign: Firescan 124' according to sources to be stationed at Perth Airport. Hexcode: 7C39D5
Emirates A380-861 A6-EEV c/n 150 operating flight 'UAE67M / EK409' from Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) Victoria to Dubai Intl Airport (OMDB) diverted en-route due to inflight medical emergency arrived into Perth Airport (YPPH) landing RWY03 at 08.09hrs after a flight time of 5hrs.05mins & departed at 10.05hrs continuing its journey to Dubai. Hexcode: 896195
Swiss tennis great Roger Federer & his family departed Perth Airport (YPPH) today at 10.20hrs aboard Australian Corporate Jet Centre's Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express VH-OFX c/n 9104 which had arrived earlier today at 07.57hrs ex: Melbourne's 'Essendon' Airport (YMEN) Victoria. Hexcode: 7C47AM
Jan 1, 2019
Air New Zealand B787-9 Dreamliner ZK-NZN c/n 38182 operated today's 'NZ175/176' services from / to Auckland Intl Airport (NZAA) New Zealand, arrived 13.11hrs landing RWY21 after a flight time of 6hrs.48mins & departed at 18.48returning to New Zealand, arriving after a return flight time of 6hrs.05mins. Hexcode: C8273F (1st visit to Perth)
Singapore Airlines A330-343E 9V-SSG c/n 1633 operating flight 'SQ225' from Singapore to Perth performed a go-around this morning at 05.07hrs unable to land on RWY21, There were no other aircraft on the runway & no wake turbulence off departing aircraft, so the reason was unclear. No doubt a common occurrence & nothing to worry about.
The aircraft 9V-SSG powered up & performed a left turn heading north to a position just south of RAAF Base Pearce, before re-establishing on the RWY21 localiser & landing on Perth Airport's RWY21 at 05.21hrs.
Singapore Airlines B787-10 Dreamliner 9V-SCH c/n 60256 operated the first International arrival into Perth Airport for 2019, landing RWY21 at 00.07hrs as flight 'SQ215' from Singapore 'Changi' Airport & departed at 01.45hrs returning back to Singapore as flight 'SQ216'. Hexcode: 76CC68 (New aircraft / 1st visit to Perth & Australia)