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Monthly Archives: December 2012

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Positions for Antarctic Scenic Flight.

December 31, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM positioned Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon in order to operate a Melbourne – Melbourne Antarctic Scenic Flight as QF2903.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXN Positioning Flight.

December 31, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXN positioned Melbourne – Adelaide this morning as QF6111.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Positioning Flight.

December 31, 2012

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

31/12/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

December 31, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF673 Melbourne – Adelaide
QF896 Perth – Karratha
QF897 Karratha – Perth
QF904 Perth – Karratha
QF905 Karratha – Perth
QF1084 Perth – Newman
QF1085 Newman – Perth.

QANTAS Singapore B747-400 Swap.

December 30, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE arrived into Singapore this evening as QF6 from Frankfurt (depart Frankfurt 29th December), however instead of going forward as QF6 Singapore – Sydney the aircraft instead operated QF52 Singapore – Brisbane. Meanwhile Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM, which had operated QF51 Brisbane – Singapore returned to Australia as QF6 Singapore – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Operates Short QF9.

December 30, 2012

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operated a short working of QF9 today routing Melbourne – Singapore. The aircraft will then remain on the ground until 1st January.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQD QF43 Sydney Return.

December 30, 2012

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQD operating QF43 Sydney – Auckland burned fuel off the Australian coast and returned to Sydney this afternoon. It is not clear if this was technical or due to passenger issues. The same aircraft was able to continue the flight with a delay of around four hours.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJJ Positioning Flight.

December 28, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJJ, which has been out of service at Adelaide since 24th December, positioned Adelaide – Sydney this afternoon as QF6115.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG Positioning Flight.

December 27, 2012

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG positioned Melbourne – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6114.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Delivered.

December 27, 2012

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC was delivered Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney as QF6022 today. The aircraft is in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “Paul McGuinness”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to three aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Returns from Singapore as QF36.

December 26, 2012

Having spent Christmas Day at Singapore due to the short working of QF9 on Christmas Eve, QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated Singapore – Melbourne this evening as QF36 to the timings of the usual QF10 sector.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGM Boxing Day Test Flyover.

December 26, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGM performed a Melbourne – Melbourne flight as QF6620 this morning in order to perform a flyover of the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBM Positioning Flight.

December 26, 2012

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBM positioned Sydney – Perth this morning as QF6113.

26/12/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

December 26, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF443 Sydney – Melbourne
QF450 Melbourne – Sydney.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG Positioning Flight.

December 25, 2012

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG positioned Sydney – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6199.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBV Positioning Flight.

December 25, 2012

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBV positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6121.

25/12/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

December 25, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF589 Brisbane – Perth
QF1902 Perth – Karratha
QF1903 Karratha – Perth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Short QF9.

December 24, 2012

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated a short working of QF9 today routing Melbourne – Singapore. The aircraft will then remain on the ground until 26th December.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGN Positioning Flight.

December 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGN positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6121.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJY Positioning Flight.

December 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-436 VH-TJY, which has been out of service at Adelaide since 21st December, positioned Adelaide – Sydney late this morning as QF6111.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXS Operates Wellington Extra.

December 24, 2012

Following yesterday’s Wellington cancellations, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXS operated an additional Sydney – Wellington rotation this morning as QF7117/QF7048.

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

December 24, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 22nd December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQB QF37 Auckland Diversion.

December 23, 2012

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQB operating QF37 Melbourne – Wellington diverted to Auckland this afternoon due to fog at Wellington. QF38 Wellington – Melbourne has been postponed until tomorrow.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQC QF47 Auckland Diversion.

December 23, 2012

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQC operating QF47 Sydney – Wellington diverted to Auckland this afternoon due to fog at Wellington. QF48 Wellington – Sydney was cancelled.

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

December 23, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 21st December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

23/12/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

December 23, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF48 Wellington – Sydney
QF117 Sydney – Wellington
QF553 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1716 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1717 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1730 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF1731 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF2066 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF2069 Melbourne – Adelaide.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Positions to Manila Maintenance.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH positioned Hong Kong – Manila late tonight as QF6011 after arriving into Hong Kong as QF127 from Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns to Service.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated its first service in 14F/64J/35W/371Y configuration this evening as QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJZ Positioning Flight.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJZ positioned Melbourne – Sydney early this evening as QF6116.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ Operates Bangkok Extra.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ operated an additional Sydney – Bangkok rotation today as QF61/QF62.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZV Operates Newman Extra.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZV positioned Perth – Newman this morning as QF6102 in order to operate a Newman – Perth extra as QF1353.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJJ Operates Brisbane – Alice Extra.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJJ operated an additional Brisbane – Alice Springs rotation this morning as QF1350/QF1352.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB Operates Perth – Brisbane Extra.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB operated an additional Perth – Brisbane rotation this morning as QF1162/QF1163.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZS Operates Newman Extra.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZS positioned Perth – Newman early this morning as QF6100 in order to operate a Newman – Perth extra as QF1351.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL QF108 Nadi Diversion.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL operating QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 20th December) diverted via Nadi this morning for fuel due to headwinds.

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

December 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 20th December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB Operates Brisbane – Perth Extra.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB operated an additional Brisbane – Perth service this morning as QF1165.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXD Operates Townsville Extra.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXD operated an additional Brisbane – Townsville rotation this morning as QF1202/QF1203.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Leaves Manila Maintenance.

December 22, 2012

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 25th November, positioned Manila – Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning as QF6016. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.

22/12/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

December 22, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1462 Canberra – Sydney
QF1473 Sydney – Canberra
QF1474 Canberra – Sydney
QF1798 Brisbane – Alice Springs
QF1799 Alice Springs – Brisbane
QF2132 Melbourne – Canberra
QF2133 Canberra – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB Operates Perth – Brisbane Extra.

December 21, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB operated an additional Perth – Brisbane service late tonight as QF1164.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-ZXD Positioning Flight.

December 21, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-ZXD positioned Sydney – Brisbane this afternoon as QF6115.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGU Operates Brisbane – Melbourne Extra.

December 21, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGU operated an additional Brisbane – Melbourne service late this morning as QF1143.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJD Returns to Domestic Service.

December 21, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD returned to domestic duties today operating the QF581/QF582 Sydney – Perth rotation.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZX Operates Port Hedland Extra.

December 21, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZX positioned Perth – Port Hedland this morning as QF6104 in order to operate an additional Port Hedland – Perth service as QF1131.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Operates East Coast Extras.

December 21, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR operated an additional Sydney – Brisbane service this morning as QF1132. The aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Mackay late this morning as QF6162 in order to operate a Mackay – Brisbane extra as QF1373.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYK Operates Mackay Extra.

December 21, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYK positioned Brisbane – Mackay late morning as QF6160 in order to operate a Mackay – Brisbane extra as QF1371.

21/12/12 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

December 21, 2012

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF2061 Melbourne – Devonport
QF2416 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2417 Emerald – Brisbane
QF2460 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2461 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2464 Brisbane – Moranbah.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYG Positioning Flight.

December 20, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYG positioned Adelaide – Melbourne this evening as QF6114.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXR Returns from Avalon Maintenance.

December 20, 2012

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXR, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since 14th December, positioned Avalon – Melbourne late this afternoon as QF6124.




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