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Monthly Archives: August 2011

JetConnect B737-400 ZK-JTQ Returns to Service.

August 31, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-476 ZK-JTQ re-appeared in service today operating QF44 Auckland – Sydney and scheduled to return tomorrow as QF55.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Delivered.

August 31, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR began its delivery flight from Boeing Field 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. This brings the QANTAS Boeing 737-800 fleet up to 43 aircraft the QANTAS Group B737-800 fleet up to 51 aircraft.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZS First Flight.

August 31, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZS made its first flight from Renton – Boeing Field today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Nadi Diversion.

August 28, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 26th August) diverted to Nadi this morning due to fog in both Brisbane and Noumea.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

August 26, 2011

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 11th July, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane as QF6020 today. The aircraft then positioned  Brisbane – Sydney as QF6021.

JetConnect B737-400 ZK-JTQ Withdrawn.

August 25, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-476 ZK-JTQ was withdrawn from service today after operating QF134 Auckland – Melbourne. This was the final JetConnect Boeing 737-400 service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns from Frankfurt Maintenance.

August 25, 2011

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD, which has been under maintenance at Frankfurt  since 4th August, positioned Frankfurt – Singapore – Sydneyt tonight as QF6022.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQH Enters Service.

August 24, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQH  entered service today as QF25 Melbourne – Auckland.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJT Leaves Australia.

August 24, 2011

Withdrawn QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJT departed Melbourne today as QF6023 to Darwin. The aircraft continue to Budapest via Singapore, Dubai and Larnaca.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Returns from Los Angeles.

August 23, 2011

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB, which has been out of service in Los Angeles since 15th August, positioned Los Angeles – Melbourne tonight  as QF6003.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Enters Hong Kong Maintenance.

August 22, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE arrived into Hong Kong this morning as QF87 from Sydney and positioned to the HAECO hangars for maintenance.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJI Returns from Singapore.

August 21, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJI which has been out of service in Singapore since returning to Singapore whilst operating QF52 to Brisbane on 14th August, departed Singapore tonight as QF6005 to Sydney minus the left hand main gear door.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Returns from Hong Kong Maintenance.

August 20, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM positioned Hong Kong – Singapore – Sydney as QF6022 today. The aircraft has been repainted into New ‘Roo livery.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQH Delivered.

August 18, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQH began its delivery flight today routing Boeing Field – Honolulu – Nadi – Auckland – 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. This brings the JetConnect Boeing 737-800 fleet up to eight aircraft and the QANTAS Group Boeing 737-800 fleet up to 50 aircraft.. If delivered to QANTAS mainline the aircraft would have been VH-VZQ.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR First Flight.

August 18, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR made its first  flight from Renton to Boeing Field today.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJT Withdrawn.

August 17, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJT was withdrawn from service at Melbourne today after arriving as QF821 from Canberra.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXL Leaves Queenstown.

August 16, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXL which has been stuck by snow in Queenstown since 14th August, operated QF122 Queenstown – Sydney today.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGT Operates Christchurch Extra.

August 16, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGT operated an additonal Sydney – Christchurch rotation today as QF65/QF66. This was to provide extra capacity after two days of snow closures at Christchurch.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJI QF52 Singapore Technical Return.

August 14, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJI operating QF52 Singapore – Brisbane burst the #7 tyre on take off from Singapore and so dumped fuel and returned for a safe landing. The burst tyre caused extensive damage to the area around the left main undercarriage completely ripping off the undergear door and damaging hydraulic lines and the body to wing fairing.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Operates for JetStar.

August 11, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated Melbourne – Singapore as QF6407 today, returning overnight to Melbourne as QF6408 on behalf of JetStar and covering the JQ7/JQ8 service.

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

August 7, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS positioned from Avalon – Sydney following maintenance as QF6196 today.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQH First Flight.

August 6, 2011

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQH made its first flight from Renton to Boeing Field today.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN Operates Singapore Rotation.

August 5, 2011

Domestic configuration QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN operated the QF77/QF78 Perth – Singapore rotation today.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN Operates Singapore Rotation.

August 4, 2011

Domestic configuration QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN operated the QF77/QF78 Perth – Singapore rotation today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Positions to Frankfurt Maintenance.

August 4, 2011

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQD positioned London Heathrow – Frankfurt as QF6023 this morning to undergo a C Check at Lufthansa Technic.

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

August 3, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL positioned Avalon – Sydney as QF6196 today.

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

August 3, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJE positioned Sydney – Avalon for maintenance as QF6195 this morning.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBP Operates Singapore Rotation.

August 2, 2011

QANTAS Domestic configuration Airbus A330-200 VH-EBP operated the QF77/QF78 Perth – Singapore rotation today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF8 Medical Diversion.

August 1, 2011

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney was off the California coast south west of Los Angeles when it turned and diverted into Los Angeles due to a medical issue. After just over an hour on the ground in Los Angeles it got underway again but the flight crew would not have been able to reach Brisbane within legal hours. The flight therefore operated to Auckland where a new crew was able to take the flight forward to Brisbane and Sydney.




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