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Monthly Archives: January 2011

JetConnect B737-400 ZK-JTS Operates Final JetConnect Service.

January 29, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-476 ZK-JTS operated its final service for JetConnect as QF115 Brisbane – Auckland today. The aircraft is expected to return to QANTAS mainline as VH-TJZ.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Returns from Bangkok.

January 29, 2011

Following its technical return to Bangkok on 25th January, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT positioned Bangkok – Sydney today QF6021.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQE First Flight.

January 27, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQE made its first flight from Renton – Boeing Field today.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJJ V-Pods Engine to Bangkok.

January 26, 2011

Following the technical return of QF2 to Bangkok yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJJ positioned Sydney – Bangkok as QF6018 today carrying a fifth engine on the V-Pod to enable an engine swap in Bangkok.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT QF2 Bangkok Technical Return.

January 25, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operating the Bangkok – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Bangkok – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 24th January) returned to Bangkok around 30 minutes into the flight after crew noticed one of the engines consuming fuel at a far higher rate than normal.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJH QF670 De-pressurisation.

January 25, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJH operating QF670 Adelaide – Melbourne  suffered a de-pressurisation around 30 minutes from Melbourne. The aircraft made a controlled raid descent from 38,000 ft to 10,000 ft and oxygen masks were automatically deployed. The aircraft landed safely with no injuries.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Operates Antarctic Charter.

January 23, 2011

QANTAS [rss-cut[ Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated a Sydney – Sydney over Antarctica today as QF2901.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns to Service.

January 22, 2011

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today. This was the aircraft’s first flight since the November 4th 2011 A380 grounding.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZD Broome Lightning Strike.

January 21, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZD was struck by lightning on approach to Broome whilst operating QF1070 from Perth. The aircraft continued for a safe landing but sustained damage to the rudder and outer skin. The return flight was therefore cancelled.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC Operates Perth – Brisbane Rotation.

January 19, 2011

QANTAS Airbus A330-300 VH-QPC today operated QF650 Perth – Brisbane and QF597 Brisbane – Perth. This is the first recorded appearance of A330-300 equipment on this route.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJN Nadi Rescue Mission.

January 19, 2011

Following the diversion of QF107 yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJN positioned Sydney – Nadi as QF6020 this morning to continue the flight to Los Angeles.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA QF107 Nadi Diversion.

January 18, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA operating QF107 Sydney – Los Angeles diverted to Nadi this morning due to a malfunctioning fuel valve on the #4 engine. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Operates WA Proving Flights.

January 18, 2011

Following the announcement by the Western Australian government of the deregulation of air services, QANTASLink Boeing 717 VH-NXQ operated the following proving flights today.

QF6658 Perth – Geraldton – Learmonth.

QF6659 Learmonth – Perth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Enters Service.

January 17, 2011

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI entered service today operating QF31 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJP Operates Shanghai Rotation.

January 16, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJP operated the QF129/QF130 rotation today in place of the usual A330-300. This was to offer extra capacity over Chinese New Year.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGS Operates Jakarta Rotation.

January 16, 2011

International configuration QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGS operated the QF41/42 Sydney – Jakarta rotation today in place of the scheduled A330-300.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Resumes A380 Los Angeles Services.

January 16, 2011

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today. This was the first QANTAS A380 USA service since the grounding on November 4th last year.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJO QF11 Sydney Engine Failure.

January 15, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJO suffered a compressor failure on the #1 engine shortly after beginning its take off roll at Sydney whilst operating QF11 to Los Angeles. The aircraft returned to the terminal and the flight operated by another aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Delivered.

January 14, 2011

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI began its delivery flight today routing Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney as QF6024. The aircraft is in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “David Warren”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to eight aircraft.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGS Operates Manila Rotation.

January 13, 2011

International configuration QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGS again operated the QF19/20 Sydney –  Manila rotation today in place of the usual A330-300.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGS Operates Jakarta Rotation.

January 12, 2011

International configuration QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGS again operated the QF41/42 Sydney – Jakarta rotation today in place of the usual A330-300.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGR Operates Manila Rotation.

January 11, 2011

International configuration QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGR again substituted for an A330-300 today, this time on the QF19/20 Sydney – Manila rotation.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGR Operates Jakarta Rotation.

January 10, 2011

International configuration QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGR again operated the QF41/42 Sydney – Jakarta rotation today in place of the usual A330-300.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGR Operates Jakarta Rotation.

January 9, 2011

International configuration QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGR operated the QF41/42 Sydney – Jakarta rotation today in place of the usual A330-300.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQD First Flight.

January 8, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQD made its first flight from Renton – Boeing Field today.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGP QF430 Melbourne Technical Return.

January 6, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGP operating QF430 Melbourne –Sydney returned to Melbourne after crew could not properly retract the flaps following take off. A safe landing was conducted though at higher speed than normal.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGU Operates Manila Rotation.

January 6, 2011

International configuration QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGU operated the QF19/20 Sydney – Manila rotation today in place of the scheduled A330-300.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGU Operates Jakarta Rotation.

January 5, 2011

International configuration QANTAS Boeing 767-338 VH-OGU operated the QF41/42 Sydney – Jakarta rotation today in place of the usual Airbus A330-300.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGB Operates Jakarta Rotation.

January 3, 2011

International configuration QANTAS Boeing 767-338 VH-OGB again operated the QF41/42 Sydney – Jakarta rotation today in place of the usual Airbus A330-300.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGB Operates Jakarta Rotation.

January 2, 2011

International configuration QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGB operated the QF41/42 Sydney – Jakarta rotation today in place of the usual Airbus A330-300.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGR Operates Hong Kong Rotation.

January 1, 2011

International configured QANTAS Boeing 767-338 VH-OGR today operated the QF127/128 Sydney –  Hong Kong  rotation.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG QF41 Sydney Technical Return.

January 1, 2011

QANTAS  A330-200 VH-EBG operating QF41 Sydney –Jakarta returned to Sydney this morning after the crew received a cabin pressurisation warning. Engineers checked the aircraft at Sydney and determined that the indication was false and the aircraft then proceeded with the flight.




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