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.
New Zealand 288 arriving from Shanghai Pudong with a beautiful morning sky behind.
New Zealand 97 about to push back on the delayed service to Osaka Kansai as the ground crew finish up on the ramp.
Singapore 286 on taxi to depart back to Singapore. The 77W looks great in SQ's scheme.
Pioneering Xpedition soon rolling for the usual flight back to Kuala Lumpur as Xanadu 207.
Cathay 8159 being the first of three charters from Hong Kong for the Chinese New Year Period. Amazingly the first service happened to be operated by the oneworld A333 which is very r... (more)