Arriving into RWY 27R. [1600 pix]
Great contrast with the dark clouds in the background.
The third member of our party arrives on-time from PHX.
Whale from Kangaroo! The fourth airlines using A380 serving Hong Kong as schedule flight. Qantas fourth weekly A380 service between Sydney and Hong Kong. The remaining three flights still serving ... (more)
David Warren taxis past what has to be the coolest ATC tower in Australia (and perhaps the world) to depart for London Heathrow via Singapore as Qantas 31.
Take off on 23L. QFA12 continues its journey from LAX to Sydney. Only the second time a Qantas A380 has landed at AKL and first commercial flight.