Short finals 23L
On final for 23L.
On final for 23L. First Boeing 787 commercial flight to New Zealand. Replaces Airbus A330 on this route.
First visit to AKL
Reverse thrust applied as SQ lands 23L
Note the borrowed engine cowl on #1
"Fraser Island" lining up for the gate after arriving some 4 hours late as Qantas 6 from Changi Intl. The delay was due to the large amount of smoke in the Sydney area ... (more)
Departing for Dubai via Brisbane in some epic light as Emirates 435. At the start of October this service was replaced by an A380 making it the end of 77W operations through Auckland... (more)
Arriving from Nadi Intl as New Zealand 57. Cant think of too many of Air New Zealand's routes that do not receive the 772ER, they seem to everywhere. A fitting aircraft to mark my 77... (more)
Returning to Auckland having diverted due to a runway blockage
Sydney is great for these shots when 34's are in use.
Arriving from Johannesburg's "Tambo Intl" is this beautiful old 747 operating as Qantas 63 JNB-SYD.
After bringing me over on this flight the previous evening NCJ is back again operating the NZ105/108 rotation. Wish they kept this livery.
Singapore 221 Super glidding over 16 right after the haul from Changi Intl. This frame has been operating this route for the last two weeks!