Arriving from Manila as the beautiful So-Cal sunset begins to fade is this 747 creating a great silhouette as she flares for landing on 24R. Dedicated to my buddy Jimmy Babinski.
Thai 742 rotates nice and early for her flight to Bangkok. Finally catch the Star Alliance scheme on a 747.
"Jetstar 240" gets the nose up as she departs for the Gold Coast.
NZ105 Auckland ->- Sydney sat here for a while as the pilots worked the procedure of starting the engines with no APU.
Still in her old scheme is ”Samba Blue” operating an evening flight to Cairns as Velocity 1428.
An equipment sub saw this aircraft filling in on the flight to Honolulu today.
A proud day for Auckland Airport as the first scheduled 787 service pulls into gate two. Operating as China Southern 305 from Guangzhou she was more than an hour early and re... (more)
Departing at dusk on a delayed service to Hong Kong.
Departing Sydney for Shenzen on the daily UPS service.
Nice to catch the Taca in Star Alliance colours after seeing her around the ramp a few times. Departing for El Salvador as Taca 523
Probably the most boring aircraft in the Qantas fleet arriving from Manila as Qantas 20
Twice a week Aircalin send the A330, lucky to get it departing for Noumea in some nice winter light.
"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)