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Monthly Archives: February 2011

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJD Positions to Singapore.

February 25, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD positioned Sydney – Singapore as QF6005 today and will take up service on the QF72/QF71 Singapore – Perth rotation from tomorrow.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGM Operates Christchurch Rotation.

February 25, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGM operated the QF45/QF46 Sydney – Christchurch rotation today to provide extra capacity following the recent earthquake in Christchurch.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXH Operates Melbourne – Christchurch Police Flight.

February 24, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXH operated Melbourne – Christchurch as QF6053 to transport Australian Police Officers to help in the Christchurch earthquake clear up.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXG Operates Sydney – Christchurch Police Flight.

February 24, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXG operated Sydney – Christchurch as QF6051 to transport Australian Police Officers to help in the Christchurch earthquake clear up.

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

February 24, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGB operated the QF45/QF46 Sydney – Christchurch rotation today to provide extra capacity following the recent earthquake in Christchurch.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Positions to Frankfurt Maintenance.

February 24, 2011

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC positioned Sydney – Singapore – Frankfurt today as QF6023 in order to undergo a C Check with Lufthansa Technic.

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

February 23, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-OGB operated the QF45/46 Sydney – Christchurch rotation today to provide extra capacity following the recent earthquake in Christchurch.

JetConnect B737-400 ZK-JTP Positions to Hamilton.

February 23, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-476 ZK-JTP, which had not operated since 17th February, positioned Auckland – Hamilton today as QF6171.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBL QF566 Perth Rejected Take Off.

February 23, 2011

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBL operating QF566 Perth – Sydney rejected take off at high speed today when the crew felt the aircraft was pulling to the left. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQF Enters Service.

February 23, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQF entered service today operating QF37 Melbourne – Wellington.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXP QF45 Earthquake Diversion.

February 22, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXP operating QF45 Sydney – Christchurch diverted to Wellington today after Christchurch airport was closed due to an earthquake in the area. The return QF46 was cancelled.

 

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQE Enters Service.

February 21, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQE entered service today operating QF132 Auckland – Melbourne.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-ZXA QF476 Perth Technical Return.

February 21, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 776-336ER VH-ZXA operating QF476 Perth – Melbourne returned to Perth around 30 minutes after take off due to a generator fault.

 

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQE Positioning Flight.

February 20, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQE positioned Melbourne – Auckland as QF6029 today prior to service entry.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQF Delivered.

February 17, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQF commenced its delivery flight today routing Boeing Field – Honolulu – Nadi – Melbourne as QF6024. The aircraft is in QANTAS New Roo’ livery and 12J/156Y configuration with Silverwing seats in Business Class and Panasonic AVOD throughout. Itis named “Abel Tasman” and brings the JetConnect B737-800 fleet up to six aircraft and the QANTAS Group B737-800 fleet yo 44 aircraft. The aircraft would have been VH-VZK if delivered to QANTAS Mainline.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJD Returns from Avalon Maintenance.

February 15, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since 3rd February, positioned Avalon – Sydney as QF6196 today.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQE Delivered.

February 15, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQE commenced its delivery flight today routing Boeing Field – Honolulu – Nadi – Melbourne as QF6024. The aircraft is in QANTAS New Roo’ livery and 12J/156Y configuration with Silverwing seats in Business Class and Panasonic AVOD throughout. It is named “William Pickering” and brings the JetConnect B737-800 fleet up to five aircraft and the QANTAS Group B737-800 fleey up to43 aircraft. The aircraft would have been VH-VZJ if delivered to QANTAS but becomes the fifth B737-800 for JetConnect.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF32 Dubai Diversion.

February 13, 2011

QANTAS [rs-cut] A380 VH-OQD operating the London Heathrow – Singapore sector of QF32 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney diverted via Dubai this evening when problems with paperwork prevented the aircraft from overflying Iran. The aircraft will arrive late into Singapore tomorrow and will be forced to overnight as it will miss curfew in Sydney.

QANTAS Freight B767-300ER VH-EFR Delivered.

February 12, 2011

QANTAS Freight Boeing 767-381F VH-EFR arrived into Sydney today as QF7572. This aircraft is former ANA machine JA603F. It will take over the trans-Tasman freight flying currently operated by a wet-leased Boeing 767-200F.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQD Enters Service.

February 8, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQD entered service this morning operating QF25 Melbourne – Auckland.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Operates Antarctic Charter.

February 6, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6151 this morning in order to operate a Melbourne – Melbourne Antarctic charter as QF2903.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Enters Service.

February 5, 2011

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

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJE Operates Cairo Evacuation Flight.

February 3, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJE positioned Frankfurt – Cairo as QF6020 this morning in order to operate a Cairo – Frankfurt flight as QF6031 to evacuate Australians in Egypt due to the Spring uprising. The flights operated during the aircraft’s normal downtime between arriving in Frankfurt as QF6 and departing as QF5.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJD Positions to Avalon Maintenance.

February 3, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD positioned Sydney – Avalon for maintenance as QF6192 this morning.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQD Delivered.

February 2, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQD commenced its delivery flight today  Boeing Field – Honolulu – Nadi – Melbourne as QF6020. The aircraft is in QANTAS New ‘Roo livery and 12J/156Y configuration with Silverwing seats in Business Class and Panasonic AVOD throughout. It is named “Sir Edmund Hilary” and brings the JetConnect B737-800 fleet up to four aircraft and the QANTAS group B737-800 fleet up to 42 aircraft. The aircraft would have been VH-VZI if allocated to QANTAS mainline.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJC Operates Cairo Evacuation Flights.

February 2, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC positioned Frankfurt – Cairo as QF6020 this morning in order to operate a Cairo – Frankfurt flight as QF6031 to evacuate Australians in Egypt due to the Spring uprising. The flights operated during the aircraft’s normal downtime between arriving in Frankfurt as QF6 and departing as QF5.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Delivered.

February 1, 2011

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH was delivered Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney today as QF6028. The aircraft is in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “Reginald Ansett”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to nine aircraft.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGU Operates Townsville – Penang Charter.

February 1, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 767-338 VH-OGU operated a Townsville – Penang military charter as QF6168 and will position Penang – Brisbane tomorrow as QF6032.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEB Revealed with Grand Prix Decals.

February 1, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB was unveiled at Sydney today with new decals advertising the Australia 2011 Grand Prix. These are in the same position as the “Come Play” decals for the Australian World Cup bid.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQF First Flight.

February 1, 2011

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




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