A7-APE17/08/2019Airbus A380-800 Last night, Friday 16 August 2019, a much-welcomed visitor appeared in the skies above Adelaide. Qatar Airways (QR) Airbus A380-800 diverted to Adelaide Airport due to severe weather in Perth, its seems like a long way to go for a diversion but it was the closest airport that would accommodate an A380 and provide enough resources to passengers on board to stay the … Continue reading The first visit for a Qatar A380 into Adelaide, A7-APE had the honours!
ZK-OKP04/02/2019Boeing 777-300ER Air New Zealand yesterday flew in one of their larger Boeing 777 aircraft into Adelaide, operating the daily direct flight between Auckland and Adelaide. The Boeing 777-300ER is usually reserved for flights to Australia’s main airport hubs and various overseas destinations, not something that would usually be seen in Adelaide’s skies. The aircraft must have known it was heading for some amazing weather … Continue reading A first visit for this Boeing 777-300ER in Adelaide.
9V-SKG 30/01/2019 Airbus A380-800 On Wednesday night, 30 January 2019, a huge aircraft decided to make an unscheduled appearance at Adelaide Airport due to the severe weather hitting Melbourne Airport and surrounding areas. The double decker Airbus A380-800 aircraft was operating the daily service between Singapore and Melbourne, flying under the flight number SQ217. The flight began its journey back in Singapore the same morning, … Continue reading Singapore Airlines brings their superjumbo to Adelaide
Qantas Fleet NewsDate Posted: 14/09/2018 As part of Qantas’ fleet improvements now that the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner’s are now gracing our skies, the time has come for Australia’s iconic airline to retire another one of their Boeing 747-400 aircraft from their fleet. VH-OJT will have the honours of being the first 747-400 to retire since the arrival of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to the Qantas … Continue reading It’s the beginning of the end for one Qantas Boeing 747.
UR-8200928/08/2018Antonov An-124 Today, a much loved aircraft decided to pay a visit to Adelaide just after lunch, after a delayed departure from Darwin Airport earlier in the morning. The Ukrainian mothership, the Antonov An-124 departed U-Tapao International Airport (UTP) in Thailand at 2207hrs (local time, UTC+7) on route to Darwin (DRW). The flight time to Darwin was just over six hours, touching down on Australian … Continue reading The Antonov arrives in Adelaide to deliver military vehicles, also everything you need to know about this giant.
VP-BIZ27/05/2018Boeing 737-7AU (BBJ) A special visitor arrived into Adelaide this morning on their own private aircraft, what a great way to make an appearance! The Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) departed Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport, China (XMN) on the 24 May 2018 and landed at Sydney International Airport (SYD) shortly thereafter. The flight used the call sign ‘VPBIZ’ for its journey. It departed Sydney Airport this … Continue reading VP-BIZ, Boeing 737-700 (BBJ) visits Adelaide for a few hours