Friday 9 Jun: After delivering a tonne of books to the Solomon Islands this week, RNZAF C-130 Hercules NZ7005 arrived in Sydney at 1347L this afternoon from Noumea. Two pallets of cargo were sitting on the DOM 6 Apron, waiting for the aircraft to arrive.
Tuesday 6 Jun: After spending a few days in Sydney, this 27 year old Spanish Air Force Airbus A310-304 T.22-1 departed off Runway 16R. This same aircraft visited Sydney from 3rd to 5th September 2014. An A310 in Sydney is very rare, as the last scheduled operator was Air Paradise back in 2004.
Sunday 4 Jun: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis are visiting Sydney for the annual AUSMIN security and foreign affairs talks to be held on Monday 5th June. This evening, a Boeing E4-B (Advanced Airborne Command Post), C-17A Globemaster III, Boeing 757-200, and two Boeing 737-700's arrived between 19:30 and 22:00 hours local time. Full News and Image Coverage
Tuesday 30 May: Cebu Pacific's latest Airbus A333 operated its first revenue service today, as CEB039 from Manila to Sydney. The aircraft was only delivered 7 days earlier, and is in the Airline's new livery. Seen here departing on the returrn service, as CEB040 to Manila.
Tuesday 9 May: The Qantas In-Flight WiFi operational trial started on the 7th April 2017, with Boeing 737-800 VH-XZB mainly operating on the east coast routes, and an occasional service over to Perth. Passengers will be able to connect their laptop, tablet or smartphone to a WiFi hotspot, and Qantas say the broadband experience will be good enough to stream movies and live TV.
Friday 21 Apr: US Vice President Mike Pence arrived at Sydney Airport from Jakarta, to discuss Security and Trade with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Two Boeing USAF VC-32A (B757-200 ) aircraft are being used to support Mr Pence, his Staff, and Media, during the visit. Full Image And Video Coverage
Friday 29 Mar: Blue skies at Sydney Airport to welcome Vietnam Airlines inaugural Hanoi-Sydney Boeing B789 Dreamliner service, which will operate on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. VN-A870 operated the new service, performing a Harbour fly over before landing on Runway 34L. Sydney Airport ARFF Tenders provided a Water Cannon salute at the entrance to the INTL2 Apron. Inaugural Video Coverage
Tuesday 28 Mar: There was an All Black visitor at Sydney Airport this morning, not the Rugby Team, rather the Royal Canadian Air Force CL-600-2A12 Challenger 601 (3036) 144614. The aircraft arrived from Christchurch, made a quick refuelling stop, and then headed onto Darwin.
BREAKING NEWS: (Friday 17 Mar) Rex Flight ZL768 from Albury to Sydney lost a propeller in flight, and then made a safe landing at Sydney Airport at 12:08 on Runway 16R. The crew did an excellent job landing the aircraft (VH-NRX) on one engine in the very wet and windy conditions, while Rex provided the 19 passengers with counselling. Recreation Of Events Video
Sunday 19 Feb: "Love Was In The Air" at Sydney Airport today, as Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 77L A6-EFL touched down on Runway 16R at 0959L. The special livery was created for Valentine's Day, and this was the aircraft's first visit to Sydney in the new livery. A technical issue with the aircraft after pushback for Hong Kong this afternoon, has seen the departure re-scheduled to early tomorrow morning. Rosie Departure Video