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Old 28th October 2019, 09:23 AM
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Default Airbus schedules South Pacific demonstration tour of A220 regional jet

Airbus schedules South Pacific demonstration tour of A220 regional jet

Airbus will kick off a promotional tour of its A220 regional jet in the Pacific region with a visit on Sunday to the aircraft’s first South Pacific customer Air Vanuatu.

The aircraft manufacturer will host a private tour of the aircraft for Air Vanuatu, Airports Vanuatu and Vanuatu Tourism Office employees at Bauerfield Airport in Port Vila before a demonstration flight over Vanuatu’s archipelago on Monday.

The demonstration tour will use an A220-300 from launch customer, Latvia’s airBaltic.

After the stop in Port Vila, the airBaltic A220-300 was scheduled to visit Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland, New Caledonia (Noumea) and Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby), before returning to Europe via Cambodia (Phnom Penh) and India (Bangalore and New Delhi).

https://australianaviation.com.au/20...-regional-jet/
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Old 28th October 2019, 02:38 PM
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Anyone know when it is leaving Sydney?
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Old 28th October 2019, 04:09 PM
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The aircraft performing the tour is YL-AAS

It transited Cairns on its way to Port Villa.

Sean, you might want to watch the following

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/yl-aas
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Old 28th October 2019, 04:33 PM
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Yep I know. I first saw it flying above Darwin on its way to Cairns from KLIA.
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Old 28th October 2019, 08:37 PM
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Anyone know when it is leaving Sydney?
Doing a demo flight tomorrow early arvo then out to BNE just around 1615 hrs subj to change.
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Old 28th October 2019, 09:30 PM
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Doing a demo flight tomorrow early arvo then out to BNE just around 1615 hrs subj to change.
The demo is between 1:30PM and 2:30PM subj to change.
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Old 29th October 2019, 07:27 AM
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Looks like a 1545 hrs departure to BNE now arr BNE 1600 HRS.
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Old 29th October 2019, 07:34 AM
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YL-AAS arrived in SYD from VLI at 21:00 last night as BT9802. The aircraft is showing on FlightAware as a BCS3.
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