Saturday, May 26, 2018

Qantas Boeing B737-800 VH-VXM in New Silver Roo Colour Scheme First Visit to Hamilton Island Airport

On Saturday 26 May, Qantas Airways Boeing B737-800 VH-VXM finally made its first visit into Central Queensland after it had been re-painted into the airline's new 'Silver-Roo' colour scheme.  In fact, VH-VXM was the first B737-800 to be re-painted almost a year ago in Singapore.

VH-VXM at Adelaide Airport soon after returning in new colours  (File photo)

VH-VXM was noted arriving into Hamilton Island Airport from Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QFA870 and marks the fifth time that the new and updated Qantas livery and kangaroo logo has appeared in CQ on a Qantas B737-800.

As we have mentioned numerous times, several Qantas / QantasLink Dash-8-Q300 and Dash-8-Q400 turboprop aircraft have visited various CQ Airports many times wearing the new 'Silver-Roo' livery, which was introduced to coincide with the introduction the Boeing B787 Dreamliner into service with the airline late last year.

Now, with as many as 18 of the current Qantas Boeing B737-800 fleet now adorned in the new 'Silver-Roo' livery, we hope to start to see a few more pop into CQ at Hamilton Island Airport over the coming weeks!

Photo taken by Tony Haynes  ©

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