Jetstar A320 VH-VFL made its first visit to BNE today wearing new little athletics livery. Arriving from Sydney as JQ824, the aircraft wears a special sticker marking a sponsorship deal with Little Athletics Australia.
Cessna 180K Skywagon N6TK msn 180-53186 arrived BNE today from Noumea. Piloted by Thom Kane and Veronica Baird who are attempting their second round the world flight. Progress can be followed on this blog.
Below is a summary of diversions into Brisbane last night due to storms in the Sydney area. The flights listed as Brisbane - Brisbane are flights which departed BNE for Sydney but returned to Brisbane. This list may be incomplete.
Hawaiian Airlines HA451 A330-200 N392HA Honolulu - Sydney (Photo in earlier post)
Douglas DC-8-73F OB-2059-P msn 45990 operated by Transpacific Heavylift Airlines departed BNE today for Kuala Lumpur. The DC-8 operated it's last flight to Nauru on June 29th and has been sitting idle at BNE ever since. The DC-8 has been based at BNE since it arrived from Port Moresby on 20th December 2013. It is rumored the DC-8 is heading to Ostend, Belgium.
The Acacia Street viewing area (aka Loop Road) will be closed between October 7th and October 19th inclusive due to an upgrade to the perimeter fence surrounding the viewing carpark and platform. The works may be completed earlier than the 18th.