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!
Qantas NewsDate Posted 20/06/2019 For the first time ever, Qantas has announced that they will be deploying their Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on selected routes to Auckland at the end of this year. This will become the airlines shortest international route operated by the Dreamliner, making for a great opportunity to allow passengers to try out this new, next generation aircraft. Not only will be it … Continue reading Qantas set to fly their Dreamliner’s over to New Zealand during the peak summer season.
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 News Date Posted: 06/01/2019 As 2018 was coming to an end Qantas set their sights on an expansion to their current regional services, with QantasLink announcing that it will operate a new service between Bendigo and Sydney. This will become the first ever regular passenger service and also the first commercial service from Bendigo Airport in more than 60 years. The new direct flights … Continue reading New year, New route addition for QantasLink.
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.
Travel NewsDate Posted: 27/06/2018 Think of all the times when you have been asked window or aisle when selecting seats, or when you get assigned Row 9 on the Qantas Boeing 737-800, and your left with a blank wall with no window trying to catch a glimpse of the view outside though the window in front. As we are all aware by now Emirates has … Continue reading Do we really need windows on an aircraft?