On Wednesday 22 July, and as reported below, the scheduled QFA866/867 service diverted to Townsville and was unable to land at Hamo. On Friday, Qantas B737-800 VH-XZD operated an additional QFA866/867 service (presumably) to bring stranded tourists into the Whitsundays.
Also on Friday 24 July, a nice pairs of bizjets also touched down at Hamilton Island Airport. Shortstop Jet Charter Learjet 35A VH-OVB was noted arriving from Melbourne (Essendon) Airport and Sydney.
|VH-OVB at Essendon recently (Photo taken by Simon Coates ©)|
While Embraer EMB-550 Legacy 500 bizjet N142GZ made a brief visit to Hamo also on Friday, touching down from and returning to its Mackay base.