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Monthly Archives: October 2012

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJQ Withdrawn From Service.

October 31, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJQ operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today and was then withdrawn from QANTAS service. The aircraft will position Los Angeles – Victorville tomorrow. This brings the Boeing 747-400/747-400ER fleet down to 18 aircraft.

QF107 Curtailed at Los Angeles.

October 31, 2012

The QF107/QF108 Sydney – Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation again terminated at Los Angeles today due to Hurricane Sandy closing New York JFK.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF1 Sydney Technical Return.

October 31, 2012

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow turned back to Sydney after just over an hour of the flight due to an odour on board. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS Positioning Flight.

October 31, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS positioned Sydney – Brisbane this morning as QF6013 prior to operating QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

31/10/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 31, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF107 Los Angeles – New York JFK
QF108 New York JFK – Los Angeles
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF451 Sydney – Melbourne
QF490 Melbourne – Sydney.

QF107 Terminated at Los Angeles.

October 30, 2012

The QF107/QF108 Sydney – Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation again terminated at Los Angeles today due to Hurricane Sandy closing New York JFK.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGL Positioning Flight.

October 30, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGL positioned Brisbane -Sydney this morning as QF6112.

30/10/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 30, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF107 Los Angeles – New York JFK
QF108 New York JFK – Los Angeles
QF957 Brisbane – Canbera
QF960 Canberra – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJY Withdrawn.

October 29, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJY was withdrawn from service today after operating QF495 Sydney – Melbourne.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGU Positioning Flight.

October 29, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGU positioned Sydney – Melbourne this evening as QF6121.

QF107 Terminated at Los Angeles.

October 29, 2012

The QF107/QF108 Sydney – Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation terminated at Los Angeles today due to Hurricane Sandy closing New York JFK.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU Positioning Flight.

October 29, 2012

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

29/10/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 29, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF107 Los Angeles – New York JFK
QF108 New York JFK – Los Angeles
QF457 Sydney – Melbourne
QF507 Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB Enters Service.

October 28, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB entered service today operating QF614 Melbourne – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZA Operates Inaugural Resumed Coolangatta Service.

October 28, 2012

QANTAS resumed service on the Sydney – Coolangatta route today with the first QF860/QF861 rotation operated by Boeing 737-838 VH-XZA.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGT Positioning Flight.

October 28, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGT positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6117.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJJ Positioning Flight.

October 27, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJJ positioned Adelaide – Melbourne this evening as QF6136.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGQ Brisbane Test Flight.

October 27, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGQ, which spent from 7th – 24th October under maintenance at Brisbane, positioned to Sydney on 24th and then operated one Sydney – Brisbane flight in service that day, undertook a three hour Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this afternoon as QF6116.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYG Positioning Flight.

October 27, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYG positioned Melbourne – Adelaide this morning as QF6126 then operated QF728 Adelaide – Sydney.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBV First Flight.

October 26, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A330-200 VH-EBV made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWKN.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Positioning Flight.

October 26, 2012

Following its religious group charter arrival into London Heathrow this morning Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM positioned London Heathrow – Frankfurt as QF6010 early this afternoon in order to operate QF6 Frankfurt – Singapore – Sydney tonight.

26/10/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 26, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1000 Perth – Karratha
QF1122 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1123 Port Hedland – Perth.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPH Positioning Flight.

October 25, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A330-300 VH-QPH positioned Sydney – Perth early this afternoon as QF6114.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZO Operates Immigration Department Charters.

October 25, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO operated Melbourne – Derby early this morning as QF6162 in order to operate Derby – Perth – Melbourne charters for the Immigration Department as QF1357 and QF1359.

25/10/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 25, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF409 Sydney – Melbourne
QF417 Sydney – Melbourne
QF423 Sydney – Melbourne
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF485 Melbourne – Perth
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGQ Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

October 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGQ, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 7th October, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight then positioned Brisbane – Sydney this evening both as QF6113. This is the first Boeing 767-300ER to receive a cabin upgrade and now features new fabrics and Ipad and wi-fi in flight entertainment.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Operates Religious Group Charter.

October 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM positioned Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6017 in order to operate a Melbourne – Singapore – London Heathrow religious group charter as QF6051. The aircraft will then position London Heathrow – Frankfurt tomorrow to operate QF6 Frankfurt – Singapore – Sydney. As a result no QF5 Sydney – Singapore – Frankfurt service operated today.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZW Returns from Kalgoorlie.

October 24, 2012

Following yesterday’s technical issue, Boeing 737-838 VH-VZW positioned Kalgoorlie – Perth this afternoon as QF6133 then re-entered service as QF718 Perth – Canberra.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPE Sydney Test Flight.

October 24, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A330-300 VH-QPE, which has been out of service at Sydney since arriving as QF130 from Shanghai on 22nd October, performed a one hour Sydney – Sydney test as QF6003 this afternoon.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Religious Charter.

October 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE positioned Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6005 in order to operate a Melbourne – Los Angeles religious group charter as QF6053. As a result of this charter there was no QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQF Returns to Service.

October 24, 2012

Following its altercation with a catering truck, JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQF positioned Auckland – Sydney this afternoon as QF6174 then re-entered service as QF49 Sydney – Auckland.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG Positioning Flight.

October 24, 2012

QANTAS Airbus A330-200 VH-EBG positioned Melbourne – Perth this morning as QF6123.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

October 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Sydney – Brisbane this morning as QF6013 prior to operating QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

24/10/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 24, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF87 Sydney – Hong Kong
QF88 Hong Kong – Sydney
QF114 Auckland – Sydney
QF141 Sydney – Auckland
QF420 Melbourne – Sydney
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF460 Melbourne – Sydney
QF490 Melbourne – Sydney
QF503 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1084 Perth – Newman
QF1085 Newman – Perth.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYE Positioning Flight.

October 23, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYE positioned Perth – Kalgoorlie this evening as QF6132  in order to operate QF1065 Kalgoorlie – Perth following the earlier technical issue encountered by sister VH-VYE.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZW Kalgoorlie Technical Issue.

October 23, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZW operated QF1064 Perth – Kalgoorlie this afternoon however a technical issue prevented it from operating the return QF1065.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJZ Positions from Adelaide.

October 23, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJZ, which has been out of service at Adelaide since 19th October, positioned Adelaide – Melbourne this evening as QF6122.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJY Positioning Flight.

October 23, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJY positioned Brisbane – Melbourne this morning as QF6112.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXC Returns from Seletar Maintenance.

October 23, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 10th october, positioned Seletar – Darwin this morning as QF6020 then re-entered service as QF839 Darwin – Melbourne. The aircraft has been repainted into QANTAS New ‘Roo livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXE Positions to Seletar Maintenance.

October 23, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE operated QF838 Melbourne – Darwin this morning then positioned Darwin – Seletar as QF6021.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGK Operates Tasman Rotation.

October 23, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGK again operated the QF55/QF56 Sydney – Auckland rotation today.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXC Returns from Seletar Maintenance.

October 23, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 10th October, positioned Seletar – Darwin as QF6020 this morning and returned to service as QF839 Darwin – Melbourne. The aircraft has been repainted into New ‘Roo livery.

23/10/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 22, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF114 Auckland – Sydney
QF141 Sydney – Auckland
QF445 Sydney – Melbourne
QF549 Brisbane – Perth
QF773 Melbourne – Perth.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB Delivered.

October 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB departed Boeing Field on delivery today routing Boeing Field – Honolulu – Nadi – Melbourne as QF6024. The aircraft is in QANTAS New ‘Roo livery and 12J/156Y Boeing Sky Interior configuration. This brings the QANTAS Boeing 737-800 fleet up to 53 aircraft and the QANTAS Group Boeing 737-800 fleet up to 61 aircraft.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGK Operates Tasman Rotation.

October 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGK operated the QF55/QF56 Sydney – Auckland rotation today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Positioning Flight.

October 22, 2012

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

22/10/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 22, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF87 Sydney – Hong Kong
QF88 Hong Kong – Sydney
QF444 Melbourne – Sydney
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF465 Sydney – Melbourne.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQC Operates Tasman Charter.

October 21, 2012

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQC operated a Melbourne – Auckland charter this afternoon as QF6035 to the timings of the usual QF133 service. QF133 did not operate today.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQF Struck by Catering Truck.

October 21, 2012

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQF was struck by a catering truck at Auckland today after operating QF123 Brisbane – Auckland.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZC Returns from Newman.

October 21, 2012

Following the technical issue it encountered on 19th October, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZC positioned Newman – Perth this afternoon as QF6127.




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