On Monday 26 October, newly registered Cessna 550 Citation Bravo bizjet VH-EYJ of Executive Airlines at Essendon was noted calling into Hamilton Island Airport from Kingscote and Broken Hill.
It looks to be staying for the night.
Meanwhile, it was interesting to note that Jetstar Airways Airbus A320 VH-VGZ broke down on Hamilton Island after arriving from Sydney as JST846 on Sunday 25 October. It was noted returning to Sydney empty early on Monday 26 October as JST7301.
Again on Monday 26 October, QantasLink utilised the bigger Cobham Aviation-operated Boeing B717-200 jet on the scheduled service to Hamilton Island from and back to Brisbane. VH-NXO operated as QJE1722/1723.
Finally, a few lighties have been noted calling into Hamilton Island Airport with Piper PA-28-181 VH-RMZ of Basair Australia calling in from Townsville on Monday 26 October. While a pair of lighties were noted calling into Hamo from Gladstone on Sunday 25 October with Gold Coast-based Cessna 210-5 VH-RYB and the Darling Downs Aero Club Cessna 182RG VH-JCU both arriving and staying.