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Monthly Archives: September 2012

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Positioning Flight.

September 30, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQA positioned Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6018 prior to operating QF9 Melbourne – Singapore – London Heathrow.

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

September 30, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 28th September) diverted via Auckland this morning thus operating Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPB Positioning Flight.

September 30, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A330-300 VH-QPB positioned Sydney – Hong Kong this morning as QF6001.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZW Positioning Flight.

September 30, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZW positioned Sydney – Melbourne this morning as QF6101 in order to operate an additional Melbourne – Sydney service as QF1240.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGP Operates Melbourne – Sydney Extra.

September 30, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-OGP operated an additional Melbourne – Sydney service this morning as QF1238.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positioning Flight.

September 30, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQG positioned Melbourne –Sydney this morning as QF6001 after arriving into Melbourne as QF10 from London Heathrow and Singapore.

30/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 30, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF439 Sydney – Melbourne
QF454 Melbourne – Sydney
QF533 Brisbane – Sydney
QF542 Sydney – Brisbane
QF764 Adelaide – Sydney
QF1474 Canberra – Sydney
QF1483 Sydney – Canberra
QF1484 Canberra – Sydney
QF2132 Melbourne – Canberra
QF2133 Canberra – Melbourne.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-ZXB Operates Melbourne – Sydney Extra.

September 29, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-ZXB operated an additional Melbourne – Sydney  rotation this morning as QF1236/QF1237.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJD Operates Sydney – Melbourne Extra.

September 29, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD operated an additional Sydney – Melbourne service this morning for the AFL Grand Final as QF1231, returning this evening as QF1232.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Delayed QF1.

September 29, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQJ arrived into Sydney as QF2 from London Heathrow and Singapore this morning and turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF1 Sydney – Singapore –London Heathrow as QF1D.

QF1 Sydney Fuel Delay.

September 28, 2012

QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow has been delayed overnight due to a fuel issue.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQC Positioning Flight.

September 28, 2012

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQC positioned Melbourne – Auckland this evening as QF6124 following the cancellation of QF131.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXP Positioning Flight.

September 28, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXP positioned Brisbane –Sydney this afternoon as QF6115.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGQ Operates Sydney – Melbourne Extra.

September 28, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGQ operated an additional Sydney – Melbourne rotation early this afternoon as QF1233/QF1234.

28/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 28, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF131 Melbourne – Auckland
QF509 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1427 Sydney – Canberra
QF1428 Canberra – Sydney
QF2275 Adelaide – Port Lincoln.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Operates QF127.

September 27, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operated the QF127/QF128 Sydney – Hong Kong rotation today in place of the scheduled A380.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGU Returns from Adelaide.

September 27, 2012

Following its diversion to Adelaide whilst operating QF583 Sydney – Perth on 24th September, QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGU positioned Adelaide – Sydney this evening as QF6117.

27/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 27, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns
QF1874 Cairns – Darwin
QF1903 Karratha – Perth.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXU Positioning Flight.

September 26, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXU, which has been out of service at Brisbane since 24th September, positioned Brisbane – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6113 then re-entered service as QF458 Melbourne – Sydney.

26/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 26, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF417 Sydney – Melbourne
QF440 Melbourne – Sydney
QF898 Perth – Karratha
QF899 Karratha – Perth
QF1812 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1813 Port Hedland – Perth
QF2261 Lord Howe Island – Sydney.

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

September 25, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS, which has been at Avalon since 9th August, positioned Avalon – Brisbane early this evening as QF6196. The aircraft has been reconfigured into 58J/36W/270Y configuration with A380 style cabin products.

25/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 25, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF419 Sydney – Melbourne
QF443 Sydney – Melbourne
QF456 Melbourne – Sydney
QF507 Brisbane – Sydney
QF538 Sydney – Brisbane
QF549 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1834 Perth – Paraburdoo
QF1835 Paraburdoo – Perth
QF2173 Port Macquarie – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZC First Flight.

September 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZC made its first flight from Renton – Boeing Field today as BOE060.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZE Positioning Flight.

September 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZE positioned Brisbane –Melbourne late this morning as QF6111.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGU QF583 Adelaide Diversion.

September 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGU operating QF583 Sydney – Perth diverted to Adelaide this evening due to issues with a cockpit windscreen seal. The flight was taken forward from Adelaide – Perth by Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJQ Positioning Flight.

September 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJQ positioned Brisbane –Sydney this morning as QF6014 after arriving into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore.

24/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 24, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF545 Brisbane – Sydney
QF546 Sydney – Brisbane
QF692 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF2344 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2345 Gladstone – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXF Positioning Flight.

September 23, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXF positioned Adelaide –Melbourne this evening as QF6117.

23/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 23, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF533 Brisbane – Sydney
QF2535 Longreach – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZM Returns from Ayers Rock.

September 22, 2012

Following yesterday’s technical issue, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZM departed Ayers Rock early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF729 Ayers Rock – Sydney as QF8729.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA Continues to Sydney.

September 22, 2012

Following its diversion to Melbourne last night whilst operating QF566 Perth – Sydney, QANTAS Airbus A330-300 VH-QPA continued Melbourne – Sydney this morning as QF8566.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGR Positioning Flight.

September 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGR positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6116 then operated QF842 Sydney – Darwin.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA QF566 Melbourne Diversion.

September 21, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A330-300 VH-QPA operating QF566 Perth – Sydney diverted to Melbourne this evening. The flight was just under an hour late departing Perth so may have missed curfew at Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZM Ayers Rock Technical Issue.

September 21, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZM operated QF728 Sydney –Ayers Rock this morning however the return QF729 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGQ Positioning Flight.

September 21, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGQ positioned Sydney – Melbourne this morning as QF6125.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYK Returns from Mount Isa.

September 21, 2012

Following yesterday’s technical issue, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYK departed Mount Isa this morning as QF1081 Mount Isa – Brisbane. The aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6115.

21/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 21, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF519 Brisbane – Sydney
QF545 Brisbane – Sydney
QF729 Ayers Rock – Sydney
QF910 Perth – Karratha
QF911 Karratha – Perth
QF2052 Devonport – Melbourne
QF2416 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2417 Emerald – Brisbane
QF2427 Brisbane – Newcastle
QF2448 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2449 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Positions to Avalon Maintenance.

September 20, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH positioned Sydney – Avalon this evening as QF6195.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM QF64 Perth Diversion.

September 20, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM operating QF64 Johannesburg – Sydney (depart Johannesburg 19th September) diverted via Perth this afternoon due to an issue regarding animals being transported in the hold.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYK Mount Isa Technical Issue.

September 20, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYK operated QF1078 Brisbane – Mount Isa this afternoon however the return QF1079 was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

20/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 20, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF466 Melbourne – Sydney
QF495 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1079 Mount Isa – Brisbane
QF2452 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2453 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGN Positioning Flight.

September 19, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGN positioned Perth – Melbourne this afternoon following the earlier cancellation of QF762.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBM Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

September 19, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A330-200 VH-EBM, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 7th September, positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as QF6123 late this morning then re-entered service as QF777 Melbourne – Perth.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Positioning Flight.

September 19, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE positioned Sydney –Brisbane this morning as QF6013 before operating QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPF Positions to Brisbane Maintenance.

September 19, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A330-300 VH-QPF positioned Melbourne – Brisbane for maintenance early this morning as QF6113.

19/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 19, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF427 Sydney – Melbourne
QF439 Sydney – Melbourne
QF444 Melbourne – Sydney
QF445 Sydney – Melbourne
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF454 Melbourne – Sydney
QF468 Melbourne – Sydney
QF470 Melbourne – Sydney
QF471 Sydney – Melbourne
QF732 Adelaide – Sydney
QF762 Perth – Melbourne
QF898 Perth – Karratha
QF899 Karratha – Perth.

Withdrawn QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJH Departs for Freighter Conversion.

September 18, 2012

Withdrawn QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJH departed Australia today heading straight for freighter conversion at Miami. The aircraft will route Sydney – Apia – Honolulu – Ontario – Dallas-Fort Worth – Miami as QF6027.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF94 Sydney Diversion.

September 18, 2012

Airbus A380 VH-OQG operating QF94 Los Angeles –Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 16th September) diverted via Sydney for fuel this morning due to potential long hold times at Melbourne.

18/09/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 18, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF419 Sydney – Melbourne
QF463 Sydney – Melbourne
QF490 Melbourne – Sydney
QF670 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF685 Melbourne – Adelaide
QF1464 Canberra – Sydney
QF1475 Sydney – Canberra
QF1476 Canberra – Sydney
QF2403 Emerald – Brisbane
QF2408 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2452 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2453 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2460 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2461 Moranbah – Brisbane.

Johannesburg Codeshare Reprieve.

September 17, 2012

The International Air Services Commission, which had previously ruled that QANTAS and South African Airways must end their codeshare arrangement on Australia – South Africa services at the end of this year, today announced its approval for the codeshare arrangement to continue for a further two years. Though an improvement on the previous decision QANTAS had been requesting an extension through to March 2016.




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