Saturday, December 4, 2021

Asia Pacific Airlines (PNG) (Cobham Aviation) Dash-8-100 P2-NAX Passes Through Longreach Airport Heading Home!

On Saturday 4 December, Papua New Guinea based Asia Pacific Airlines Dash-8-100 P2-NAX was noted passing through Longreach Airport.  It arrived from Adelaide and later departed to Cairns following a period of planned maintenance at the South Australian capital.

P2-NAX arrives into Adelaide Airport in July  (File photo)

UPDATE!  On Sunday 5 December, P2-NAX continued from Cairns to Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Asia Pacific Airlines is based in Tabubil, Papua New Guinea. It is a subsidiary of Cobham Aviation and the Dash-8 arrived into Adelaide in July to undergo maintenance.

Asia Pacific Airlines operates a fleet of three Dash-8-100 aircraft on domestic services, as well as flights to Cairns on behalf of Ok Tedi Mining Limited of which P2-NAX wears the colours and titles.

Photo taken by Tony Haynes  ©

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