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QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Returns from Mount Isa.

October 18, 2017

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ departed Mount Isa late this afternoon operating an additional Mount Isa – Brisbane service as QF1785.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

October 18, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI, which has been out of service at Hobart since the afternoon of 16th October, positioned Hobart – Canberra as QF6200 this morning then returned to service operating QF1516 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Operates Canberra and Adelaide Extras.

October 18, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation this morning as QF1311/QF1312 followed by an additional Sydney – Adelaide rotation as QF1315/QF1316.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZX Operates Christmas Creek Fifo Rotation.

October 18, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZX operated a Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo rotation this morning as QF1392/QF1393.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXC Operates Ginbata Fifo Rotation.

October 18, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1358/QF1359.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB Operates Christmas Creek Fifo Rotation.

October 18, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB operated a Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo rotation this morning as QF1390/QF1391.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZD Operates Solomon Fifo Rotation.

October 18, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZD operated a Perth – Solomon Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1388/QF1389.

18/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 18, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF149 Sydney – Auckland
QF409 Sydney – Melbourne
QF420 Melbourne – Sydney
QF454 Melbourne – Sydney
QF542 Sydney – Brisbane
QF674 Adelaide – Melbourne Read More

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNA Delivered.

October 17, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNA commenced its delivery flight this afternoon routing Paine Field – Honolulu as QF7879. The first Dreamliner for QANTAS is named Great Southern Land. The aircraft wears QANTAS Silver Roo livery and is in 42J/28W/166Y configuration.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ Tokyo Narita Flight Switch.

October 17, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ operated QF79 Melbourne – Tokyo Narita this morning then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF26 Tokyo Narita – Brisbane as QF62D. This followed the A330-300 technical issue at Tokyo Narita yesterday.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC Returns from Hong Kong.

October 17, 2017

Following its overnight delay, QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC departed Hong Kong this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF118 Hong Kong – Sydney as QF118D.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Mount Isa Technical Issue.

October 17, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operated QF1782 Brisbane – Mount Isa this afternoon, however the return QF1783 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNA Confirmed as Great Southern Land.

October 17, 2017

The name of QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNA was confirmed as being Great Southern Land.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZE Operates Ginbata Fifo Sector.

October 17, 2017

After overnighting at Ginbata, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZE operated a Ginbata – Perth Fifo sector this morning as QF1357.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXC Operates Ginbata Fifo Rotation.

October 17, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector as QF1350 this morning, returning this afternoon after eight hours on the ground as QF1351.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZM Operates Christmas Creek Fifo Rotation.

October 17, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZM operated a Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1380/QF1381.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZH Operates Solomon Fifo Rotation.

October 17, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZH operated a Perth – Solomon Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1388/QF1389.

17/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 17, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF51 Brisbane – Singapore
QF52 Singapore – Brisbane
QF460 Melbourne – Sydney
QF493 Sydney – Melbourne
QF612 Melbourne – Sydney
QF619 Sydney – Melbourne Read More

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC Overnight Hong Kong Delay.

October 16, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC operated QF117 Sydney – Hong Kong with a three hour delay this evening, the return QF118 was then delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA Tokyo Narita Technical Issue.

October 16, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA operated QF79 Melbourne – Tokyo Narita this morning, however its return to Australia as QF62 Tokyo Narita – Brisbane has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flights and Diversion.

October 16, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which spent the morning out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 late this morning in order to operate the delayed QF1572 Sydney – Hamilton Island. However this service diverted to Mackay due to weather at Hamilton Island. The aircraft then positioned Mackay – Sydney as QF6201. As a result QF1573 Hamilton Island – Sydney was cancelled.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZE Operates Ginbata Fifo Services.

October 16, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZE operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo rotation this morning as QF1352/QF1353 and a further Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector late this afternoon as QF1356.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZW Operates Sydney – Canberra Extra.

October 16, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZW operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation this morning as QF1342/QF1343.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYJ Operates Ginbata Fifo Rotation.

October 16, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYJ operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector as QF1350 this morning, returning this afternoon after eight hours on the ground as QF1351.

16/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 16, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF134 Christchurch – Brisbane
QF404 Melbourne – Sydney
QF405 Sydney – Melbourne
QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF472 Melbourne – Sydney
QF488 Melbourne – Sydney Read More

15/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 16, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF422 Melbourne – Sydney
QF434 Melbourne – Sydney
QF435 Sydney – Melbourne
QF454 Melbourne – Sydney
QF457 Sydney – Melbourne
QF467 Melbourne – Sydney Read More

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Positions to Manila Maintenance.

October 15, 2017

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL positioned Sydney – Manila for maintenance this evening as QF6009.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZK Takes Over QF135.

October 15, 2017

Following the earlier JetConnect Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Brisbane, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZK operated QF135 Brisbane – Christchurch with a four and a half hour delay this afternoon. The aircraft then positioned back to Brisbane as QF6007.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQH Brisbane Technical Issue.

October 15, 2017

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQH operated QF134 Christchurch – Brisbane early this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF135 due to a technical issue.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZZ Sydney Ground Collision.

October 14, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZZ preparing to operating QF467 Sydney – Melbourne was involved in a ground collision at Sydney this evening during pushback when the right wing struck a catering vehicle. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYL Operates Sydney – Adelaide Extra.

October 14, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYL operated an additional Sydney – Adelaide rotation this afternoon as QF1329/QF1330.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXO Operates Perth – Adelaide Extra.

October 14, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXO operated an additional Perth – Adelaide rotation this morning as QF1326/QF1327.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPE Positions for Delayed Honolulu Service.

October 14, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPE positioned Melbourne – Sydney early this morning as QF6156 in order to operate yesterday’s delayed QF3/QF4 Sydney – Honolulu rotation as QF3D/QF4D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns from Manila Maintenance.

October 14, 2017

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 15th September, positioned Manila – Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6010.

14/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 14, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1070 Perth – Broome
QF1071 Broome – Perth
QF1545 Brisbane – Canberra
QF1546 Canberra – Brisbane
QF1559 Sydney – Adelaide
QF1560 Adelaide – Sydney Read More

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBA Positioning Flight.

October 13, 2017

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBA positioned Perth – Melbourne late tonight as QF6115.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB QF597 Adelaide Diversion.

October 13, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB operating QF597 Brisbane – Perth diverted via Adelaide this evening. The diversion appears to have been medical.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYD Operates Sydney – Canberra Extra.

October 13, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation this evening as QF1315/QF1320.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Positioning Flight.

October 13, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW operated QF1583 Sydney – Hobart this morning then positioned Hobart – Melbourne as QF6201 in order to operate QF1507 Melbourne – Hobart.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZC Operates Sydney Test Circuit.

October 13, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZC operated a three and a half hour Sydney – Sydney test circuit late this morning mainly based over Tamworth and Glen Innes. This appears, but is not confirmed to have been for further Wifi testing.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

October 13, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI positioned Melbourne – Hobart late this morning as QF6200 in order to operate QF1505 Hobart – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXO Operates Port Hedland Extra.

October 13, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXO operated an additional Perth – Port Hedland rotation early this morning as QF1390/QF1391.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXC Operates Ginbata Fifo Sector.

October 13, 2017

After overnighting at Ginbata, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC operated a Ginbata – Perth Fifo sector thus morning as QF1357.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXX Returns from Canberra Maintenance.

October 13, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since 3rd September, returned to service this morning operating QF1510 Canberra – Sydney.

13/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 13, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF51 Brisbane – Singapore
QF52 Singapore – Brisbane
QF436 Melbourne – Sydney
QF447 Sydney – Melbourne
QF453 Sydney – Melbourne
QF460 Melbourne – Sydney Read More

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXC Operates Ginbata Fifo Sector.

October 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector early this evening as QF1356.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flight.

October 12, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which spent the morning out of service at Hobart, positioned Hobart – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6203 then returned to service operating QF1515 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZP Operates Melbourne – Hobart Extra.

October 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZP operated an additional Melbourne – Hobart rotation early this afternoon as QF1301/QF1302 following earlier QANTASLink cancellations on the route.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO QF581 Melbourne Medical Diversion.

October 12, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-EBO operating QF581 Sydney – Perth diverted via Melbourne early this afternoon due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flights.

October 12, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ positioned Brisbane – Coolangatta as QF6201 late this morning in order to operate QF1569 Coolangatta – Sydney. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6202. QF1568 Sydney – Coolangatta had earlier been cancelled.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXQ Operates Sydney – Canberra Extra.

October 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXQ operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation this morning as QF1315/QF1316.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXO Operates Ginbata Fifo Rotation.

October 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXO operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector as QF1350 this morning, returning this afternoon after eight hours on the ground as QF1351.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZS Operates Cloudbreak Fifo Rotation.

October 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZS operated a Perth – Cloudbreak Fifo rotation this morning as QF1386/QF1387.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZI Operates Solomon Fifo Rotation.

October 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZI operated a Perth – Solomon Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1388/QF1389.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZD Operates Christmas Creek Fifo Rotation.

October 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZD operated a Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1380/QF1381.

12/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 12, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF404 Melbourne – Sydney
QF409 Sydney – Melbourne
QF420 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF848 Melbourne – Canberra Read More

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Enters Canberra Maintenance.

October 11, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ entered the Canberra maintenance facility this afternoon after arriving as QF1515 from Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZB Operates Melbourne – Hobart Extra.

October 11, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZB operated an additional Melbourne – Hobart rotation early this afternoon as QF1301/QF1302 following earlier QANTASLink cancellations on the route.

QANTAS Announce Additional Auckland Services as Emirates Pull Out.

October 11, 2017

QANTAS today announced additional services to Auckland to operate from 25th March 2018. These will operate to provide additional capacity after Emirates announced that it will cease operations on the Brisbane – Auckland and Melbourne – Auckland routes.

The combined QANTAS/Jet Connect schedule from the East Coast to Auckland from 25th March 2018 will be as follows:

Sydney – Auckland

QF141 Sydney 0815 – Auckland 1320 73H
QF143 Sydney 0955 – Auckland 1500 332
QF145 Sydney 1155 – Auckland 1700 73H
QF147 Sydney 1600 – Auckland 2105 73H
QF149 Sydney 1830 – Auckland 2330 332

Auckland – Sydney

QF140 Auckland 0645 – Sydney 0825 332
QF142 Auckland 0845 – Sydney 1025 73H
QF144 Auckland 1310 – Sydney 1450 73H
QF146 Auckland 1515 – Sydney 1655 332
QF148 Auckland 1855 – Sydney 2035 73H

Melbourne – Auckland

QF153 Melbourne 0745 – Auckland 1320 73H
QF159 Melbourne 1145 – Auckland 1720 332
QF155 Melbourne 1815 – Auckland 2350 73H
QF151 Melbourne 2335 – Auckland 0505+1 332

Auckland – Melbourne

QF152 Auckland 0600 – Melbourne 0815 73H
QF158 Auckland 1200 – Melbourne 1415 332
QF154 Auckland 1500 – Melbourne 1715 73H
QF156 Auckland 1800 – Melbourne 2015 332

Brisbane – Auckland

QF123 Brisbane 0745 – Auckland 1355 332
QF125 Brisbane 1745 – Auckland 2350 73H

Auckland – Brisbane

QF120 Auckland 0615 – Brisbane 0810 73H
QF126 Auckland 1625 – Brisbane 1820 332

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXI Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

October 11, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXI, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 13th September, returned to service this morning operating QF611 Brisbane – Melbourne.



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