The Business Class cabin onboard the Fiji Airways A330-200.
Taxi for take off on 05R, positioning flight to Sydney.
NZ135 off to Brisbane
The registration has since changed to VH-TCA
NZ135 on short final to 23L.
On final for 23L.
Taxi for take off on 23L.
1400px "New Zealand 725" making a quick climb out in magic light for Melbourne. [Canon 7D]
1200px "New Zealand 274" taxiing out in the afternoon for departure to Tonga as a sistership rolls out on RWY23L behind. [Canon 7D]
1200px "Cathay 198" making a heavy rotation before a slow climb out of RWY23L. Its always nice to shoot Cathay when its not an A333. [Canon 7D]
About to be loaded for its flight back to Guangzhou
Touch down on 23L.
I never thought I'd see a 747SP flying this year but then this NASA SOFIA one carrying a telescope made a tech stop in Auckland on its way from Honolulu to Christchurch.