Airliners with special liveries

This page lists airliners with special liveries, decals or titles, that may visit Perth. Only photos taken in Western Australia are included. Subject to change. UPDATED 11 December 2016.

AirAsia X

9M-XXA Airbus A330-343X (MSN 952) of AirAsia X at Perth Airport – 14 November 2016.
9M-XXA Airbus A330-343X (MSN 952) of AirAsia X at Perth Airport – 14 November 2016.
Wearing the “Air Asia Turns 9 – Thank You Allstars” livery. Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
9M-XXF Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1126) of AirAsia X, named "Northern Xposure", with "Now Everyone Can Fly to Malaysia" special livery, at Perth Airport - Thu 12 December 2013.
9M-XXF Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1126) of AirAsia X, named “Northern Xposure”, with “Now Everyone Can Fly to Malaysia” special livery, at Perth Airport – Thu 12 December 2013.
Photo © David Eyre
9M-XXH Airbus A330-343 (MSN 1165) of Air Asia X at Perth Airport – 23 March 2017.
9M-XXH Airbus A330-343 (MSN 1165) of Air Asia X at Perth Airport – 23 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing this special livery dedicated to their late Group Chief Operating Officer, Anaz Ahmad Tajuddin, Anaz The Legend. Photographed taking off from runway 24 at 5:06 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
9M-XXT Airbus A330-343 (MSN 1549) of Air Asia X in special “Xcintillating PhoeniX” livery at Perth Airport – 27 August 2015.
9M-XXT Airbus A330-343 (MSN 1549) of Air Asia X in special “Xcintillating PhoeniX” livery at Perth Airport – 27 August 2015.
Photo © Keith Anderson.
9M-XXU Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1581) of AirAsia X in "X-Men Apocalypse" livery at Perth Airport – 7 November 2016.
9M-XXU Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1581) of AirAsia X in “X-Men Apocalypse” livery at Perth Airport – 7 November 2016.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
9M-XXU Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1581) of AirAsia X at Perth Airport – 27 June 2016.
9M-XXU Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1581) of AirAsia X at Perth Airport – 27 June 2016.
Wearing “X-Men Apocalypse” livery. Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)

AirAsia Indonesia

  • PK-AXS Airbus A320-216 – Wow livery – NO PHOTO – has not yet visited Perth.
PK-AXY Airbus A320-216 (MSN 5359) of Indonesia Air Asia at Perth Airport – Fri 29 May 2015.
PK-AXY Airbus A320-216 (MSN 5359) of Indonesia Air Asia at Perth Airport – Fri 29 May 2015.
Wearing “Interpol – Turn Back Crime” decals. Photo © Keith Anderson.
  • PK-AZA Airbus A320-216 – TAGG livery – NO PHOTO – has not yet visited Perth.
PK-AZF Airbus A320-216 (sharklets) (MSN 5706) of Indonesia AirAsia, with '8000th Airbus' logo, at Perth Airport - Wed 10 December 2014. This was the 8,000th Airbus aircraft to be built. Flight QZ544 from Denpasar (Bali), on final approach to runway 21 at 3:59pm. Photo © David Eyre
PK-AZF Airbus A320-216 (sharklets) (MSN 5706) of Indonesia AirAsia, with ‘8000th Airbus’ logo, at Perth Airport – Wed 10 December 2014.
This was the 8,000th Airbus aircraft to be built. Photo © David Eyre

Air New Zealand

ZK-NZE Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (MSN 34334) of Air New Zealand at Perth Airport –8 Jan 2015.
ZK-NZE Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (MSN 34334) of Air New Zealand in special all-black livery, at Perth Airport –8 Jan 2015.
Photo © Matt Hannigan.

Cathay Pacific

  • B-HLU Airbus A330-343X – Oneworld livery – No photo
  • B-LAC/B-LAJ/B-LAK/B-LAL Airbus A330-343X – new-style Cathay livery
B-LAK Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1196) of Cathay Pacific, at Perth Airport – 14 November 2016.
B-LAK Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1196) of Cathay Pacific, at Perth Airport – 14 November 2016.
Wearing Cathay Pacific’s new livery. Photo © Jimmy Leng.
B-LBB Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1436) of Cathay Pacific, with “We are flying the 1000th A330″ titles, at Perth Airport - Thu 22 August 2013.
B-LBB Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1436) of Cathay Pacific, with “We are flying the 1000th A330″ titles, at Perth Airport – Thu 22 August 2013.
The 1,000th A330. Photo © Wilson

China Southern

B-6528 Airbus A330-223 (MSN 1202) of China Southern, in SkyTeam livery, at Perth Airport – 6 June 2014
B-6528 Airbus A330-223 (MSN 1202) of China Southern, in SkyTeam livery, at Perth Airport – 6 June 2014
Departing on runway 03 at 8:30 am
Photo © Keith Anderson

Emirates

  • A6-EPM Boeing 777-31HER: SL Benfica FC – No photo yet
  • A6-EPS Boeing 777-31HER: Hamburger FC – No photo yet
  • A6-EDG Airbus A380-861: United for Wildlife livery – No photo yet
A6-EEI Airbus A380-861 (MSN 123) of Emirates, in United for Wildlife livery, at Perth Airport – Sat 11 June 2016. First visit to Perth. This aircraft wears a special livery in support of United for Wildlife, a global collaboration that unites the efforts of the world’s leading wildlife charities in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade. Flight EK420 from Dubai, landing on runway 03 at 5:34 pm. Photo © Steve Jaksic
A6-EEI Airbus A380-861 (MSN 123) of Emirates, in United for Wildlife livery, at Perth Airport – Sat 11 June 2016.
First visit to Perth. This aircraft wears a special livery in support of United for Wildlife, a global collaboration that unites the efforts of the world’s leading wildlife charities in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade. Photo © Steve Jaksic
A6-EEQ Airbus A380-861 (MSN 141) of Emirates at Perth airport – 29 April 2016.
A6-EEQ Airbus A380-861 (MSN 141) of Emirates at Perth airport – 29 April 2016.
This aircraft wears a special livery in support of United for Wildlife, a global collaboration that unites the efforts of the world’s leading wildlife charities in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade. First visit to Perth wearing this scheme. Photo © Michael Davis
  • A6-EES Airbus A380-861: Emirates FA Cup livery – no photo
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing Paris St Germain Football Club decals, photographed here turning on to finals for runway 21 at 5:59 pm. Photo © Allan Tilley
  • A6-EOD Airbus A380-861: Real Madrid FC – No photo yet
  • A6-EOG Airbus A380-861: AC Milan FC – No photo yet
A6-EOM Airbus A380-861 (MSN 187) of Emirates, in United for Wildlife livery, over the Swan Valley – 18 October 2016.
A6-EOM Airbus A380-861 (MSN 187) of Emirates, in United for Wildlife livery, over the Swan Valley – 18 October 2016.
This aircraft wears a special livery in support of United for Wildlife, a global collaboration that unites the efforts of the world’s leading wildlife charities in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade. Flight EK420 from Dubai, turning to join the approach to runway 21 at 5:17 pm. Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
A6-EON Airbus A380-861 (MSN 188) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 2 October 2016.
A6-EON Airbus A380-861 (MSN 188) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 2 October 2016.
Wearing this specially designed LA Dodgers scheme celebrating its expanded service to Los Angeles, as well as the airlines sponsorship of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, turning to join finaks for runway 21 at 5:36 pm. Photo © Geoff Selby.
  • A6-EUA Airbus A380-861 – Arsenal Football Club decals – NO PHOTO YET

Garuda Indonesia

PK-GFM Boeing 737-8U3 (MSN 39920/3518) of Garuda Indonesia, in retro livery, as worn by the airline in 1961-1969, with "BRAND LOGO 1961-1969" titles at Perth Airport - Sun 10 May 2015. Taking off from runway 21 as flight GA725 to Jakarta at 5:46pm. Photo © Marcus Graff
PK-GFM Boeing 737-8U3 (MSN 39920/3518) of Garuda Indonesia, in retro livery, as worn by the airline in 1961-1969, with “BRAND LOGO 1961-1969” titles at Perth Airport – Sun 10 May 2015.
Photo © Marcus Graff
PK-GFN Boeing 737-86N/W (MSN 38033) of Garuda Indonesia at Perth Airport – 1 October 2015.
PK-GFN Boeing 737-86N/W (MSN 38033) of Garuda Indonesia at Perth Airport – 1 October 2015.
Retro red/orange stripes livery ‘BRAND LOGO 1969-1985’. Photo © Keith Anderson.
PK-GFR Boeing 737-81D (MSN 39417/3802) Garuda Indonesia, with "123rd Boeing 737 Series Aircraft delivered to Garuda Indonesia" titles at Perth Airport - Fri 21 March 2014. Photo © Steve Jaksic
PK-GFR Boeing 737-81D (MSN 39417/3802) Garuda Indonesia, with “123rd Boeing 737 Series Aircraft delivered to Garuda Indonesia” titles at Perth Airport – Fri 21 March 2014.
Photo © Steve Jaksic
PK-GMH Boeing 737-8U3 (MSN 30142/3213) of Garuda Indonesia, in SkyTeam livery, at Perth Airport – 22 Nov 2015.
PK-GMH Boeing 737-8U3 (MSN 30142/3213) of Garuda Indonesia, in SkyTeam livery, at Perth Airport – 22 Nov 2015.
Photo © Ian Moy.
PK-GPF Airbus A330-341 (MSN153) of Garuda Indonesia, in Skyteam livery, at Perth Airport – 11 July 2015.
PK-GPF Airbus A330-341 (MSN153) of Garuda Indonesia, in Skyteam livery, at Perth Airport – 11 July 2015.
Photo © Keith Anderson.

Jetstar

  • VH-VFU Airbus A320-232 – Needabreak.com – No photo yet
VH-VFY Airbus A320-232 (MSN 6362) of Jetstar at Perth Airport – 8 June 2017.
VH-VFY Airbus A320-232 (MSN 6362) of Jetstar at Perth Airport – 8 June 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing special Bio Island decals, photographed here landing on runway 03 at 3:22 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
VH-VGF Airbus A320-232 (MSN 4497) of Jetstar in a special 10th Anniversary orange livery, at Perth Airport - Tue 13 October 2015. Seen parked at Terminal 1 at 8:25PM, after arriving as flight JQ109 from Denpasar (Bali) at 7:43PM. Photo © Marcus Graff
VH-VGF Airbus A320-232 (MSN 4497) of Jetstar in a special 10th Anniversary orange livery, at Perth Airport – Tue 13 October 2015. Photo © Marcus Graff
VH-VGF Airbus A320-232 (MSN 4497) of Jetstar at Perth Airport – 23 April 2016..
VH-VGF Airbus A320-232 (MSN 4497) of Jetstar at Perth Airport – 23 April 2016..
Known unofficially as “The Jaffa”, after an orange-coloured chocolate candy. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Jetstar painted this aircraft in all-over orange livery at Seletar in Singapore, with ‘Low fares forever’ titles on the right side and ‘#jetstargeneration’ titles on the left side. Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)

Jetstar Asia

  • 9V-JSP Airbus A320-232 Bio Island – No photo yet
  • 9V-JSF / 9V-JSK / 9V-JSL / 9V-JSM / 9V-JSN Airbus A320-232 have additional Valuair titles – example:
9V-JSL Airbus A320-232 (MSN 4786) of Jetstar Asia, with Valuair titles, at Perth Airport – Sat 21 June 2014
9V-JSL Airbus A320-232 (MSN 4786) of Jetstar Asia, with Valuair titles, at Perth Airport – Sat 21 June 2014
Photo © Keith Anderson

Malaysia Airlines

9M-MXA Boeing 737-8H6 (MSN 40128/3421) of Malaysia Airlines, special retro colours, with "40 Years of Malaysia Hospitality 1972-2012" titles, at Perth Airport – Sun 23 Nov 2014.
9M-MXA Boeing 737-8H6 (MSN 40128/3421) of Malaysia Airlines, in 1972 retro livery, with “40 Years of Malaysia Hospitality 1972-2012” titles, at Perth Airport – Sun 23 Nov 2014.
Photo © Matt Hannigan.
9M-MXC Boeing 737-8H6/W (MSN 40130) of Malaysia Airlines at Perth Airport – 15 July 2015.
9M-MXC Boeing 737-8H6/W (MSN 40130) of Malaysia Airlines, with Oneworld titles, at Perth Airport – 15 July 2015.
Photo © Keith Anderson.
9M-MXY Boeing 737-8H6 (MSN 40162/5608) of Malaysia Airlines, with 'Malaysia Airlines 100th Boeing 737' titles on the nose, at Perth Airport - Sun 3 April 2016. Flight MH120 to Kota Kinabalu, climbing after takeoff from runway 21 at 3:22pm. Photo © David Eyre
9M-MXY Boeing 737-8H6 (MSN 40162/5608) of Malaysia Airlines, with ‘Malaysia Airlines 100th Boeing 737’ titles on the nose, at Perth Airport – Sun 3 April 2016.
Photo © David Eyre
9M-MTE Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1243) Malaysia Airlines in Oneworld livery, at Perth Airport - Fri 21 March 2014. Photo © Ian Moy
9M-MTE Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1243) Malaysia Airlines in Oneworld livery, at Perth Airport – Fri 21 March 2014.
Photo © Ian Moy
9M-MTO Airbus A330-323X (MSN 1489) of Malaysia Airlines, with Oneworld titles, at Perth Airport – Mon 5 May 2014. Photo © Steve Jaksic
9M-MTO Airbus A330-323X (MSN 1489) of Malaysia Airlines, with Oneworld titles, at Perth Airport – Mon 5 May 2014.
Photo © Steve Jaksic

Qantas

VH-VXB Boeing 737-838 (MSN 28528/364) of Qantas, named 'Yananyi', at Perth Airport - Sun 22 November 2015. This aircraft formerly wore a colourful Aboriginal livery and was named 'Yananyi Dreaming'. Following a repaint into standard livery in September 2014, it still bears some Aboriginal art aft of the cockpit window; Ayers Rock/Uluru and a goanna lizard. Photo © Jimmy Leng
VH-VXB Boeing 737-838 (MSN 28528/364) of Qantas, named ‘Yananyi’, at Perth Airport – Sun 22 November 2015.
This aircraft formerly wore a colourful Aboriginal livery and was named ‘Yananyi Dreaming’. Following a repaint into standard livery in September 2014, it still bears some Aboriginal art aft of the cockpit window; Ayers Rock/Uluru and a goanna lizard. Photo © Jimmy Leng
VH-VXQ Boeing 737-838 (MSN 33723/1335) 'Retro Roo II' of Qantas, in 1959-1961 retro livery, at Perth Airport – 25 July 2016.
VH-VXQ Boeing 737-838 (MSN 33723/1335) ‘Retro Roo II’ of Qantas, in 1959-1961 retro livery, at Perth Airport – 25 July 2016.
To mark the 95th anniversary of Qantas, this 737 was repainted in the livery worn by Qantas’ first jet aircraft, the Boeing 707, during 1959-61. Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon camera and lenses)
VH-XZJ Boeing 737-838 (MSN 39365/4669) of Qantas, named 'Mendoowoorrji', in Aboriginal art livery, at Perth Airport – Mon 18 July 2016. Taxying in after landing on runway 24 at 4:16pm, as QF793 from Darwin. Photo © David Eyre
VH-XZJ Boeing 737-838 (MSN 39365/4669) of Qantas, named ‘Mendoowoorrji’, in Aboriginal art livery, at Perth Airport – Mon 18 July 2016.
Taxying in after landing on runway 24 at 4:16pm, as QF793 from Darwin.
Photo © David Eyre
VH-XZP Boeing 737-838 (MSN 44577/5164) of Qantas in special Retro Livery at Perth Airport – 25 Jan 2015.
VH-XZP Boeing 737-838 (MSN 44577/5164) of Qantas, named ‘James Strong’, in Retro Livery at Perth Airport – 25 Jan 2015.
Photo © Keith Anderson.
VH-EBV Airbus A330-202 (MSN 1365) of Qantas (leased from CIT Aerospace), with Oneworld titles, named “Kangaroo Island” at Perth Airport – 15 April 2016.
VH-EBV Airbus A330-202 (MSN 1365) of Qantas (leased from CIT Aerospace), with Oneworld titles, named “Kangaroo Island” at Perth Airport – 15 April 2016.
Photo © Dylan Thomas
  • VH-QPH/VH-QPJ Airbus A330-303: new Qantas livery
VH-QPJ Airbus A330-303 (MSN 712) of Qantas, named 'Port Stephens', at Perth Airport - Fri 23 December 2016. First aircraft in the Qantas fleet to be repainted in their revised livery, this A330 was repainted at Victorville, California and officially unveiled on 27 October 2016. Flight QF777 from Melbourne is seen here on approach to runway 24 at 4:39pm. Photo © Marcus Graff
VH-QPJ Airbus A330-303 (MSN 712) of Qantas, named ‘Port Stephens’, at Perth Airport – Fri 23 December 2016.
First aircraft in the Qantas fleet to be repainted in their revised livery, this A330 was repainted at Victorville, California and officially unveiled on 27 October 2016. Photo © Marcus Graff
  • VH-OEF Boeing 747-438ER: Oneworld titles – NO PHOTO
  • VH-OEJ Boeing 747-438ER: Small “Wunala” kangaroo decal on nose, near cockpit window (formerly wore ‘Wunala Dreaming’ Aboriginal livery) – NO PHOTO

Qatar Airways

A7-BBI Boeing 777-2DZ LR (MSN 41061/962) of Qatar Airways, at Perth Airport - 3 July 2012. Landing on runway 03 at Perth at 16:55, on the inaugural service by Qatar Airways from Doha. Photo © David Eyre
A7-BBI Boeing 777-2DZ LR (MSN 41061/962) of Qatar Airways, with ‘100th Aircraft’ titles on nose, at Perth Airport – 3 July 2012.
The inaugural service by Qatar Airways from Doha. Photo © David Eyre
A7-BAA Boeing 777-3DZ ER (MSN 36009/676) of Qatar Airways (leased from Al Khattuya Leasing) in Oneworld livery, at Perth Airport – 12 September 2016.
A7-BAA Boeing 777-3DZ ER (MSN 36009/676) of Qatar Airways in Oneworld livery, at Perth Airport – 12 September 2016.
Photo © Richard Kreider.
A7-BAB Boeing 777-3DZER (MSN 36103/686) of Qatar Airways, in Oneworld livery, at Perth Airport – Sun 4 Jan 2015. Taxying into the International terminal at 5:51 pm.
A7-BAB Boeing 777-3DZER (MSN 36103/686) of Qatar Airways, in Oneworld livery, at Perth Airport – Sun 4 Jan 2015. Taxying into the International terminal at 5:51 pm.
Photo © Michael Davis.
A7-BAE Boeing 777-3DZER (MSN 36104/769) of Qatar Airways, in FC Barcelona special livery, at Perth Airport – 25 March 2015.
A7-BAE Boeing 777-3DZER (MSN 36104/769) of Qatar Airways, in FC Barcelona special livery, at Perth Airport – 25 March 2015.
Photo © Keith Anderson.
A7-BAF Boeing 777-3DZER (MSN 37661/815) of Qatar Airways, named "Bu Samra", in Oneworld livery, at Perth Airport - Sat 22 February 2014. Photo © Keith Anderson
A7-BAF Boeing 777-3DZER (MSN 37661/815) of Qatar Airways, named “Bu Samra”, in Oneworld livery, at Perth Airport – Sat 22 February 2014.
Photo © Keith Anderson
A7-BAG Boeing 777-3DZER (MSN 37662/849) named 'Littoriya', of Qatar Airways, in Oneworld livery, over the northern suburbs of Perth - Tue 20 October 2015. Flight QR900 from Doha, heading north east along the 9 DME arc at 5:49pm, before turning right to join the approach to Perth Airport's runway 21. Photo © David Eyre
A7-BAG Boeing 777-3DZER (MSN 37662/849) named ‘Littoriya’, of Qatar Airways, in Oneworld livery, over the northern suburbs of Perth – Tue 20 October 2015.
Photo © David Eyre

South African Airways

ZS-SXD Airbus A340-313X (MSN 643) South African Airways, in special Olympics colours, named “Siyanqoba” at Perth Airport – Tue 6 May 2014. Photo © Steve Jaksic
ZS-SXD Airbus A340-313X (MSN 643) South African Airways, in special Olympics colours, named “Siyanqoba” at Perth Airport – Tue 6 May 2014.
South African Airways ran a public competition to design a an Olympics paint scheme for one of their aircraft to fly the South African team and officials to the 2012 London Olympics. Over 300 entries were received and the winning design was submitted by Stellenbosch University student Adrie Le Roux. He attended a ceremony at SAA Technical’s Hangar 07 at Johannesburg on 8 July 2012, during which the first paint was applied to the aircraft, and won a trip to the Olympics. The aircraft bears images of South African swimmers, runners, and soccer players. ZS-SXD was rolled out in the new colours on 18 July 2012 and took the team to the London Olympics on 19 July. The Olympic games were held during 27 July to 12 August 2012, and the Paralympics were 29 August to 9 September 2012. Photo © Steve Jaksic
ZS-SNC Airbus A340-642 (MSN 426) of South African Airways, in Star Alliance livery, over the northern suburbs of Perth - Sun 16 October 2016. Flight SA280 from Johannesburg, turning onto the approach to Perth Airport's runway 21 at 1:06pm. Photo © David Eyre
ZS-SNC Airbus A340-642 (MSN 426) of South African Airways, in Star Alliance livery, over the northern suburbs of Perth – Sun 16 October 2016.
Flight SA280 from Johannesburg, turning onto the approach to Perth Airport’s runway 21 at 1:06pm. Photo © David Eyre

Tigerair Australia

VH-XUH Airbus A320-232 (MSN 6749) of Tigerair at Perth Airport – 31 March 2016.
VH-XUH Airbus A320-232 (MSN 6749) of Tigerair at Perth Airport – 31 March 2016.
This aircraft wears a small decal and titling on the rear fuselage advertising a partnership with Australian professional rugby league team “Melbourne Storm”. Photo © Keith Anderson

Virgin Australia

VH-YFR Boeing 737-8FE (MSN 41012/4543) of Virgin Australia, named 'Scamander Beach', with '100th Boeing 737' titles, at Perth Airport - Thu 2 June 2016. This was Virgin's 100th Boeing 737 and it wears a small ‘100th Boeing 737’ decal near the forward cabin door. Flight VA559 from Sydney, landing on runway 06 at 3:49pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-YFR Boeing 737-8FE (MSN 41012/4543) of Virgin Australia, named ‘Scamander Beach’, with ‘100th Boeing 737’ titles, at Perth Airport – Thu 2 June 2016.
This was Virgin’s 100th Boeing 737 and it wears a small ‘100th Boeing 737’ decal near the forward cabin door. Flight VA559 from Sydney, landing on runway 06 at 3:49pm.
Photo © David Eyre
VH-YID Boeing 737-8FE (MSN 38709/3851) of Virgin Australia, with Virgin Samoa titles, named 'Tapu'itea', at Perth Airport – Thu 28 July 2016. Virgin Samoa, formerly Polynesian Blue, flies between Samoa, Australia and New Zealand. It is jointly owned by Virgin Australia Holdings and the Government of Samoa. Only one Virgin Australia aircraft wears this livery, which features traditional Samoan tattoos on the engines, designed by Tuifa’asisina Tolouena Sua. It is also used by Virgin Australia on domestic services, as seen here, landing on runway 21 at 4:37pm as VA1484 from Broome. Photo © David Eyre
VH-YID Boeing 737-8FE (MSN 38709/3851) of Virgin Australia, with Virgin Samoa titles, named ‘Tapu’itea’, at Perth Airport – Thu 28 July 2016.
Virgin Samoa, formerly Polynesian Blue, flies between Samoa, Australia and New Zealand. It is jointly owned by Virgin Australia Holdings and the Government of Samoa. Only one Virgin Australia aircraft wears this livery, which features traditional Samoan tattoos on the engines, designed by Tuifa’asisina Tolouena Sua. It is also used by Virgin Australia on domestic services.
Photo © David Eyre