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Monday, March 30, 2015

Gulfstream 550 N989AR

Gulfstream 550 N989AR msn 5339 arrived Brisbane tonight from Sydney.

Challenger 601 N23SB

Bombardier CL601-3A Challenger N23SB msn 5074 arrived BNE today from Nadi.

Sydney diversions today

Due to thunderstorms in Sydney, the following aircraft diverted to Brisbane.

  • Cathay Pacific CX101 A330-300 B-HLS HKG-SYD
  • China Airlines CI051 A330-300 B-18360 TPE-SYD
  • Air Vanuatu NF10 B737-800 YJ-AV1 VLI-SYD
  • Atlas Air QF7552 B747-400F N409MC AKL-SYD
  • Air New Zealand NZ103 B777-200 ZK-OKD AKL-SYD

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Global 5000 N50DS

Bombardier Global 5000 N50DS msn 9140 arrived BNE today from Nadi. N50DS features a very patriotic US flag on the tail.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Embraer Legacy 650 VT-AML

Adani Embraer EMB-135BJ Legacy 650 VT-AML msn 14501144 operated Jakarta Halim - Brisbane arriving last night.

File Photo

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A few from yesterday.

Vista Jet,EVA,Air New Zealand and Fiji.

Virgin Australia B738 VH-YIY

Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIY msn 40701 operated its first service to BNE today arriving from Christchurch as VOZ125. VH-YIY was delivered to Virgin in MEL on March 7th.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Vistajet Global 5000 9H-VTA

Vistajet Bombardier Global 5000 9H-VTA msn 9565 arrived BNE last last night from Hong Kong and recently departed to Singapore Seletar.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Global Express N709FG

Global Express XRS N709FG msn 9300 arrived BNE yesterday evening.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Virgin Regional / Skywest AT76 VH-VPJ

Virgin Australia Regional / Skywest Airlines ATR-72-600 VH-VPJ msn 1169 made its first visit to BNE arriving from Melbourne as VOZ953A. VH-VPJ was delivered to Virgin Australia in Perth on August 15th 2014. The aircraft was placed into temporary storage and may be entering service.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Dubai Air Wing B744F A6-GGP

Dubai Air Wing Boeing 747-412F A6-GGP msn 28032 arrived BNE early this morning from Kuala Lumpur as DUB008.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Falcon 7X VQ-BSN

Shell Aviation Falcon 7X VQ-BSN msn 58 arrived BNE last night from Perth.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Gulfstream 650 N524EA

Gulfstream 650ER N524EA msn 6012 arrived BNE tonight.

Travel Service B738 OK-TVL

Travel Service (Czech Republic) Boeing 737-8FN OK-TVL msn 37076 operated Noumea - Brisbane - Ayers Rock today as part of a round the world charter.

Photo by Christopher Chai

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Conair Avro RJ85 N355AC

Conair Aerial Firefighting Avro RJ-85 N355AC msn E2293 operated Avalon - Brisbane - Honiara today on completion of its short term fire fighting contract in Australia.

France Navy Falcon 20 serial 72

French Navy Dassault Falcon 20H Gardian serial 72 arrived BNE early this morning from Noumea.

File Photo

Gulfstream G550 N5092

Chevron USA Inc Gulfstream G550 N5092 msn 5386 arrived BNE this morning.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Emirates A388 A6-EOF

Emirates A380-861 A6-EOF msn 171 made its first visit to BNE today operating EK434.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Global 6000 N60XC

Bombardier Global 6000 N60XC msn 9588 arrived Brisbane from Hamilton Island.

New Virgin Samoa 737

Virgin Australia Airlines Boeing 737-8FE VH-YID was noted arriving into Brisbane yesterday afternoon after a re-paint in Townsville as VOZ9938 sporting new Virgin Samoa titles.

Qantas 744 VH-OJA retires

Some footage by Flightobserver of Qantas Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA's last flight from Sydney to Wollongong Albion Park Airport to go on display to the public at the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) facility. It was a textbook landing for this Queen of the Skies, which joined the Qantas fleet in 1989.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Learjet 36 N54PA

Phoenix Air Learjet 36 N54PA msn 36-004 arrived BNE today from Honiara.

Monday, March 2, 2015

US Navy C-130 164994

United States Navy Lockheed C130T Hercules 164994 arrived BNE tonight from RAAF Pearce as "Convoy 3921".

Qantas QF8 diversion

Qantas flight QF8 from Dallas to Sydney diverted to BNE this morning due to strong headwinds. The flight was operated by A380 VH-OQF which eventually departed empty to Sydney as QF6001.

Photo by James Saunders

JETGO commences RPT today from BNE.

Today JETGO commences a thrice weekly Brisbane to Tamworth service with their ERJ-135LR.

Jetgo 62 departs today at 0930 am and returns at 1200 noon.

From April 6, JETGO will depart Brisbane at 6.30am and 4.55pm each Monday, Wednesday and Friday and depart Tamworth at 8.45am and 6.30pm the same days.

Once there is demand, JETGO has approved slots in Brisbane to allow it to increase services to twice daily return flights on weekdays and Sunday evening return services.

I have flown on JETGO and the airline management have been extremely good to myself, and I wish them all the best and a very successful future.