Fingal Beach climbing to our cruising altitude of 38,000ft as Velocity 724 OOL-MEL on a quick weekend trip for the Avalon Airshow. My first VA-coded flight with Virgin. :( Tak... (more)
Emirates 435 setting course for BNE in the evening just after departure from AKL on my first ever B77W flight. I was in heaven for 3 hours despite the 1.5 hour delay, and who wouldn'... (more)
One of the domestic A320s pushing back bound for Wellington as New Zealand 439.
A very nice Thai G5 parked outside Platinum after arriving the previous afternoon from Gladstone. She would then depart later that day to U-tapao Airport in Thailand.
Jetstar 433 on T'way Charlie to depart for Melbourne.
Dynasty 53 shutting down her engines after the lengthy flight from Taipei before continuing on to Auckland after a short rest.
LAN Chile 800 heading out of the INTL apron to depart for Santiago after a quick tag-on from Sydney. One of the more exotic carriers to see at AKL and a welcome sight from all the NZ... (more)
The Hobbit making a grand entrance after arriving from Melbourne as New Zealand 124. A minute later this would rock up right outside my quiet gate lounge in the airport to lat... (more)
Cactus Beach executing a nice flare arriving from Sydney as Velocity 511.
New Zealand 937 completing the 3 hour flight from Auckland today operated by one of two A320s previously leased out by Air New Zealand. Unfortunately, the other one, OJL, crashed on ... (more)
Mount Cook 206 enroute NPE-AKL over the massive Lake Taupo with the township seen just behind the prop. You can see the reflection of the aircraft on the engine! Taken from seat 5D.
Emirates 407 departing RWY23L to Melbourne and Dubai, one of two daily A380s to arrive and depart at AKL. This drew a huge crowd on the viewing deck!
Geelong departing for Sydney as Qantas 865 in the Optus/Qantas Frequent Flyer partnership scheme.
Island of Koro at bay 1 soon to depart back to Nadi in some overcast conditions. It was good to catch Air Pacific's only 737-700 in AKL, one I had been wanting to tick off my list.
The basic interior of the Air Nelson Dash 8 during disembarkation at Napier/Hawke's Bay.