Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 14 Apr 2013
Total posts 295
Why is a ANA 777-300ER Parked at Sydney Airport? Are they thinking of flying here?
Member since 12 Jun 2013
Total posts 216
Charter flight? Probably the same delegation that was spotted at Wellington four days ago: http://nz.finance.yahoo.com/news/wellington-airport-welcomes-ana-777-203556135.html
There seems to be some negotations going on for an Australia-Japan FTA so it's probably to do with that:
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 04 Sep 2012
Total posts 102
No, ANA is not flying there.
I believe it is a chartered ANA 77W that carried a high-ranking Japaneese delegation to Wellington, New Zealand. However, since Wellington has a short runway, most widebodies have to stop in Australia en route as a mandatory fuel stop.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 09 May 2011
Total posts 173
It's a charter. It flew direct from Tokyo to Wellington but due to runway length in Wellington, it has to stop to refuel in Sydney on the way back to Tokyo
Member since 14 Nov 2011
Total posts 6
It's actually spent two nights in CBR. It left yesterday afternoon. Check the CBR Airport Twitter feed for photos.
Member since 17 Aug 2012
Total posts 1,285
That is seriously one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen.
Look up Sydney Airport Showcase on youtube for a video of it landing.
Member since 24 Oct 2010
Total posts 992
Here's the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7a-Ju0s2pA&feature=youtu.be
Member since 05 May 2012
Total posts 12
Tonight in SYD
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