Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

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Thursday, 22 June 2017

Tigerair's Inaugural Service Melbourne-Townsville today

Tigerair commenced 4 weekly return services today from Melbourne to Townsville. Below are some pictures captured by Graham of Tigerair's first flight into Townsville!

TGG728/729 A320 VH-VNR Melbourne-Townsville-Melbourne

VH-VNR A320 at Townsville, Photo by Graham.

VH-VNR A320 at Townsville, Photo by Graham.

Air Fast Indonesia Twin Otter PK-OCH arrives

PK-OCH DHC6 Merauke-Weipa-Cairns

PK-OCH DHC6 at Cairns.

PK-OCH DHC6 at Cairns.

PK-OCH DHC6 at Cairns.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Volga Dnepr An-124 RA-82043 arrives

VDA3050 RA82043 A124 Nanjing (NKG)-Cairns

RA82043 A124 at Cairns.

RA82043 A124 at Cairns.

RA82043 A124 at Cairns.

RA82043 A124 at Cairns.

RA82043 A124 at Cairns.

RA82043 A124 at Cairns.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Royal Flying Doctor Service Kingair VH-MRQ delivery flight

On delivery to the RFDS (South Eastern Section) Kingair VH-MRQ (ex. C-GTSV) was noted arriving in Cairns 15/6/2017.

VH-MRQ BE20 Cairns-Bankstown, was Biak-Cairns 15/6/2017

VH-MRQ BE20 at Cairns.





Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Qantas Boeing 737-800 VH-XZB wearing WIFI decals

Noted in Cairns Qantas Boeing 737-800 VH-XZB wearing "WIFI" decals. Qantas launched inflight internet WIFI technology in its B737 fleet from April this year.

See Post in Australian Aviation: http://australianaviation.com.au/2017/04/qantass-inflight-internet-wi-fi-takes-off/


VH-XZB B738 at Cairns.

Air Vanuatu Twin Otter YJ-RV10 departs

YJ-RV10 DHC6 Cairns-Port Moresby

YJ-RV10 DHC6 at Cairns.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Gulfstream GV-SP (G550) N2480H departs

N2480H GLF5 Cairns-Haneda, was Hamilton Is.-Cairns 10/6/2017

N2480H GLF5 at Cairns.

N2480H GLF5 at Cairns.

Sunday, 11 June 2017

South West Air Twin Otter P2-SWE arrives

P2-SWE DHC6 Port Moresby-Cairns

P2-SWE DHC6 at Cairns.

P2-SWE DHC6 at Cairns.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Bombardier Global Express N889JA

N889JA GLEX Cairns-Sydney-Wollongong, was Sydney-Cairns 7/6/2017

N889JA GLEX at Cairns.

N889JA GLEX at Cairns.



Sunday, 4 June 2017

Philippine Airlines Q400 RP-C3031 arrives

GAP5007 RP-C3031 DH8D Biak-Cairns

RP-C3031 DH8D at Cairns.

RP-C3031 DH8D at Cairns.

Cessna Citation Sovereign C680 N777DY

N777DY C680 Cairns-Darwin, was Majuro-Cairns 3/6/2017

N777DY C680 at Cairns.

N777DY C680 at Cairns.

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Hevilift Australia (Rotary Wing) Pty Ltd, Bell 206 VH-IQH

Noted at Cairns Airport Hevilift Bell 206 VH-IQH. (2/6/2017 operated local CNS-CNS flight)

VH-IQH B206 at Cairns.

Friday, 2 June 2017

FNQ Monthly Movements Summary - May 2017

MONTHLY SUMMARY FNQ MOVEMENTS May 2017
Date Callsign Registration AC Type Route / Location Operator Comments

1/05/2017
BLKT20 A47-002 P-8 EDN-CNS t&g-TSV RAAF Touch & Go CNS
1/05/2017   VP-CLJ CL60 HKG-CNS-BNE    
1/05/2017 KIW91 NZ7572 B752 TSV-OHA RNZAF  
1/05/2017   A3-SKY JS32 CNS-RMA-BWU Real Tonga  
2/05/2017   P2-JON BE20 POM-CNS    
2/05/2017 VV375 166375 GLF5 TSV-HLP US Navy  
3/05/2017   B-8291 GLF4 XSP-CNS-CHC    
3/05/2017   P2-SIR KODI POM-CNS SIL Aviation  
4/05/2017   P2-SIR KODI CNS-POM SIL Aviation  
5/05/2017   B8168 GLF5 AKL-CNS-NKG    
5/05/2017   P2-MRM C550 POM-CNS    
5/05/2017   T3-JMR BE20 CNS-test flight-CNS   maintenance
6/05/2017   T3-JMR BE20 CNS-HIR    
7/05/2017   P2-IRM DHC6 POM-CNS Hevilift  
7/05/2017   VH-IQG S76 CNS-TSV-CXT Hevilift  
7/05/2017   VH-IQY B06 CNS-CXT Hevilift  
7/05/2017 QFA129 VH-QPF A333 SYD-dvt CNS-PVG Qantas Medical diversion
7/05/2017   N1RP GLF5 PER-CNS / CNS-HNL 8/5   tech stop
8/05/2017   N918E GLF4 BKI-CNS-SUV    
8/05/2017   PK-UCG PC12 DJJ-CNS    
9/05/2017 CNV7111 164998 C130 UAM-TSV US Navy  
9/05/2017   P2-JON BE20 CNS-POM    
9/05/2017   PK-UCG PC12 CNS-DJJ    
10/05/2017   N416BD GLEX PER-CNS      
10/05/2017   B-8291 GLF4 SYD-CNS-XSP    
10/05/2017   P2-NTZ KODI POM-CNS New Tribes Mission Av  
10/05/2017 CNV7111 164998 C130 TSV-UAM US Navy  
11/05/2017   P2-MRM C550 CNS-POM    
11/05/2017   P2-SIR KODI AYU-CNS SIL Aviation New Scheme
11/05/2017   N416BD GLEX CNS-SYD    
12/05/2017   P2-NTZ KODI CNS-POM New Tribes Mission Av  
12/05/2017   P2-SIR KODI CNS-POM SIL Aviation  
13/05/2017   P2-MRM C550 POM-CNS-POM    
14/05/2017 FJI2005 DQ-FJH B738 NAN-CNS-XSP Fiji Airways Ferry Flight
15/05/2017   N1868M GLEX SYD-CNS    
16/05/2017 GAP5008 RP-C3036 DH8D CNS-BIK diverted CNS Philippine Air ex Maintenance
17/05/2017 ANG393 P2-PXV B763 SIN-POM divert CNS-POM Air Niugini Diversion
17/05/2017   VH-ATO N22C POM-CNS    
17/05/2017 RON800/901 VH-XNU B733 BNE-CNS-MEL Air Nauru  
18/05/2017 GAP5008 RP-C3036 DH8D CNS-BIK diverted CNS/-BIK Philippine Air  
18/05/2017   N1868M GLEX CNS-HNL    
18/05/2017   VH-XPN LJ60 BNE-CNS-BNE    
18/05/2017   VH-ATO N22C CNS-OOL    
19/05/2017 TIGER21 N48-021 MH60R SHP-CNS-SHP x 2 RAN HMAS Parramatta  
20/05/2017   ZK-XLF F406 OOL-CNS Kiwi Air  
21/05/2017   ZK-XLF F406 CNS-HIR Kiwi Air  
21/05/2017 QFA98 VH-QPC A333 HKG-BNE divert CNS-BNE Qantas Divert due fog BNE
21/05/2017 JST673 VH-VFY A320 DRW-BNE divert CNS Jetstar Divert due fog BNE
22/05/2017   N416BD GLEX SYD-CNS    
24/05/2017   P2-NTK KODI GKA-CNS New Tribes Mission Av  
24/05/2017   P2-ALC BE20 CNS-local-CNS    
25/05/2017   P2-NTK KODI CNS-POM New Tribes Mission Av  
25/05/2017   F-OIQT AT75 NOU-CNS Air Tahiti  
26/05/2017   F-OIQT AT75 CNS-LOP Air Tahiti  
26/05/2017   VH-BBU DH8C CNS-local-CNS   Test Flight
26/05/2017   N889ML E190 SYD-CNS    
27/05/2017 ANZ87 ZK-OKH B772 AKL-HKG divert CNS-HKG Air New Zealand Div due Volcanic Erupt PNG
27/05/2017   VH-BBU DH8C CNS-MAJ   Ferry Flight, ex. VH-QQP SKP
28/05/2017   N889ML E190 CNS-SYD    
29/05/2017 SXI1718 F-ORVT AT76 KOE-CNS Air Tahiti Delivery Flight
29/05/2017   F-OZEN B350 CNS-OOL    
30/05/2017 SXI1718 F-ORVT AT76 CNS-NAN Air Tahiti Delivery Flight
30/05/2017   N416BD GLEX CNS-SYD-CNS    
30/05/2017   P2-ALC BE20 CNS-POM    
31/05/2017   N416BD GLEX CNS-PER    



Thursday, 1 June 2017

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Global Express N416BD departs

N416BD GLEX Cairns-Perth, was Cairns-Sydney-Cairns 30/5/2017 and  Sydney-Cairns 22/5/2017

N416BD GLEX at Cairns.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Air Tahiti ATR 72-600 F-ORVT delivery flight

SXI1718 F-ORVT AT76 Cairns-Nadi, was Kupang-Cairns 29/5/2017

F-ORVT AT76 at Cairns.

F-ORVT AT76 at Cairns.

F-ORVT AT76 at Cairns.

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Friday, 26 May 2017

Air Tahiti ATR 72-212A F-OIQT

F-OIQT AT75 Cairns-Lombok, was Noumea-Cairns 25/5/2017

F-OIQT AT75 at Cairns.

F-OIQT AT75 at Cairns.

F-OIQT AT75 at Cairns.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Philippine Airlines Q400 RP-C3036 departs

GAP5008 RP-C3036 DH8D Cairns-Biak, was Biak-Cairns 19/2/2017



RP-C3036 DH8D at Cairns.

Global Express XRS N1868M

N1868M GLEX Cairns-Honolulu, was Sydney-Cairns 15/5/2017



N1868M GLEX at Cairns.

Friday, 12 May 2017

SIL Aviation Kokiak P2-SIR in new scheme

P2-SIR KODI Cairns-Port Moresby, was Aiyura-Cairns 11/5/2017

P2-SIR KODI at Cairns.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Hevilift Twin Otter P2-IRM arrives

P2-IRM DHC6 Port Moresby-Cairns

P2-IRM DHC6 at Cairns.
P2-IRM DHC6 at Cairns.