Qantas NewsDate Posted: 24/07/2019 Qantas announced this morning that early next year, at the start of the airlines 100th birthday celebrations that the Flying Kangaroo will begin direct flights to Chicago from Brisbane. Flights to Chicago will commence from 20 April 2020, departing Brisbane at 1530hrs and arriving at 1640hrs in Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Flights to Chicago will operate four times each week, saving … Continue reading The Flying Kangaroo is officially heading to Chicago!
Qantas NewsDate Posted: 09/06/2019 Following on from the once off Boeing 747 flight into Adelaide later this year, Qantas has also added another three domestic services which are now available to book online via Qantas.com. This means that both aviation enthusiasts and spotters will have the opportunity to travel on board the ‘Queen of the Skies’ which is usually seen operating long haul services from … Continue reading The complete guide to Qantas’ domestic Boeing 747 flights later this year.
Qantas NewsDate Posted: 22/04/2019 In the last quarter of 2019, Adelaide based aviation enthusiasts will be in for a special treat with Qantas releasing revenue seats online for a once-off Boeing 747-400 service into Adelaide. For the last few years we have seen the Queen of the Skies operating Antarctica sightseeing flights out of Adelaide, but each time the airline needs to position an aircraft … Continue reading Exclusive details on a once-off Qantas Boeing 747-400 service into Adelaide.
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.
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.
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