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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday 2 Dec: Vietnam Airlines is now flying the Boeing B789 Dreamliner on their VN773/VN772 route from Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, to Sydney. This first Dreamliner service was operated by VN-A870, which was only delivered to the airline on 24th November 2016.