Lloyd F in Brisbane advises that Alliance Airlines operated a charter flight to Emerald Airport on Tuesday 8 November with their new Fokker F-70 aircraft - VH-QQX. It was noted departing Brisbane as UTY551 for Emerald, later returning as UTY552.
It was the F-70's second visit to Emerald.
This charter comes on top of Alliance's two existing fly-in fly-out (FIFO) charter flights it operated on Monday 7 November, with Fokker F-100s VH-FWH and VH-XWQ both noted at Emerald.
Meanwhile Brindabella Airlines operated a FIFO flight from Brisbane to Emerald on Tuesday as well with an unidentified Metro aircraft departing Brisbane.