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Monthly Archives: January 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Positions to Manila Maintenance.

January 31, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong today then positioned Hong Kong – Manila thisevening as QF6011 where it will be reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-ZXF QF545 Brisbane Tail Strike.

January 31, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-ZXF operating QF545 Brisbane – Sydney suffered a tail strike on departure from Brisbane this afternoon and returned to Brisbane after climbing to 4,000 ft. The flight was subsequently cancelled. The aircraft was able to position Brisbane – Sydney later as QF6124.

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

January 31, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXT operated QF1076 Brisbane – Mount Isa this afternoon however the return QF1077 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYE Brisbane Test Flight.

January 31, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-800 VH-VYE, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 10th January, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this morning as QF6114.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Returns from Manila Maintenance.

January 31, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 22nd December, positioned Manila – Hong Kong as QF6016 in the early hours of this morning and will return to service later as QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64W/35W/371Y.

31/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

January 31, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF487 Sydney – Melbourne
QF545 Brisbane – Sydney
QF549 Brisbane – Sydney
QF805 Sydney – Canberra
QF1077 Mount Isa – Brisbane
QF1427 Sydney – Canberra
QF1428 Canberra – Sydney
QF1712 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1713 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1736 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF1737 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF1761 Mackay – Brisbane
QF2286 Launceston – Melbourne
QF2289 Melbourne – Launceston
QF2406 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2407 Emerald – Brisbane
QF2431 Learmonth – Perth.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXQ Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

January 31, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXQ entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF634 from Melbourne.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-ZXA Withdrawn.

January 30, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-ZXA was withdrawn from service at Sydney today after operating QF492 Melbourne – Sydney.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-ZXG Positioning Flight.

January 30, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-ZXG positioned Sydney – Melbourne this evening as QF6113.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXE Returns from Rockhampton.

January 30, 2013

Following its diversion to Rockhampton yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE positioned Rockhampton – Brisbane early this evening as QF6112.

30/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

January 30, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF437 Sydney – Melbourne
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF450 Melbourne – Sydney
QF465 Sydney – Melbourne
QF515 Brisbane – Sydney
QF532 Sydney – Brisbane
QF1769 Mackay – Brisbane
QF2302 Townsville – Cairns
QF2410 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2411 Emerald – Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Positions to Finkenwerder.

January 30, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder today wearing test registration F-WWSK.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZZ Rockhampton Rescue Mission.

January 29, 2013

Following the earlier diversion of sister VH-VXE to Rockhampton, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZZ positioned Brisbane – Rockhampton as QF6142 in order to continue QF974 from Rockhampton – Townsville.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXE QF974 Rockhampton Diversion.

January 29, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE operating QF974 Brisbane – Townsville diverted to Rockhampton this afternoon due to a loss of cabin pressure.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXA Positioning Flight.

January 29, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA positioned Kalgoorlie – Perth this morning as QF6132.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGI Operates Brisbane – Sydney Extra.

January 29, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGI operated an additional Brisbane – Sydney service this morning as QF1311.

29/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

January 29, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF500 Sydney – Brisbane
QF509 Brisbane – Sydney
QF600 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF1062 Perth – Kalgoorlie
QF1063 Kalgoorlie – Perth
QF2001 Tamworth – Sydney
QF2013 Armidale – Sydney
QF2101 Coffs Harbour – Sydney
QF2220 Wagga Wagga – Sydney
QF2260 Sydney – Lord Howe Island
QF2261 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2331 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2398 Brisbane – Biloela
QF2399 Biloela – Brisbane
QF2567 Brisbane – Canberra
Qf2568 Canberra – Brisbane.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQC QF44 Canberra and Melbourne Diversions.

January 28, 2013

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQC operating QF44 Auckland – Sydney diverted to Canberra this evening, then when it became clear it would not be able to get into Sydney continued to Melbourne where passengers could clear immigration.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positioning Flight.

January 28, 2013

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

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Returns to Service.

January 28, 2013

Following the technical issue it encountered on 26th January, QANTAS A380 VH-OQE returned to service this morning operating QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Returns from Perth.

January 28, 2013

Following its Antarctic adventures, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE returned from Perth this morning operating QF576 Perth – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400 QF8 Brisbane Swap.

January 28, 2013

QF8 Dallas Forth Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 26th January) arrived into Brisbane this morning operated by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI, however the onward flight to Sydney was operated by Boeing 747-438 VH-OJJ which had arrived into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore. This indicates a technical issue with VH-OEI.

28/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

January 28, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF452 Melbourne – Sydney
QF487 Sydney – Melbourne
QF494 Melbourne – Sydney
QF497 Sydney – Melbourne
QF500 Sydney – Brisbane
QF508 Sydney – Brisbane
QF509 Brisbane – Sydney
QF551 Brisbane – Sydney
QF557 Brisbane – Sydney
QF601 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF735 Sydney – Adelaide
QF779 Sydney – Canberra
QF805 Sydney – Canberra
QF806 Canberra – Sydney
QF860 Sydney – Coolangatta
QF861 Coolangatta – Sydney
QF862 Sydney – Coolangatta
QF863 Coolangatta – Sydney
QF864 Sydney – Coolangatta
QF865 Coolangatta – Sydney
QF878 Canberra – Sydney
QF1062 Perth – Kalgoorlie
QF1063 Kalgoorlie – Perth
QF1090 Perth – Newman
QF1091 Newman – Perth
QF1122 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1123 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1464 Canberra – Sydney
QF1476 Canberra – Sydney
QF1495 Sydney – Canberra
QF2008 Sydney – Tamworth
QF2034 Sydney – Armidale
QF2118 Sydney – Coffs Habour
QF2173 Port Macquarie – Sydney
QF2175 Port Macquarie – Sydney
QF2178 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2181 Moree – Sydney
QF2231 Sydney – Wagga Wagga
QF2260 Sydney – Lore Howe Island
QF2261 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2315 Cairns – Townsville
QF2332 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2335 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2342 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2343 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2346 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2420 Newcastle – Brisbane
QF2425 Brisbane – Newcastle
QF2426 Newcastle – Brisbane
QF2448 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2449 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2452 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2453 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2454 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2455 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2480 Cairns – Weipa
QF2481 Weipa – Cairns
QF2536 Brisbane – Roma
QF2537 Roma – Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Operates Delayed QF12.

January 27, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL turned around on arrival at Los Angeles today to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as QF12D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates Delayed QF93.

January 27, 2013

With sister VH-OQE still out of service at Melbourne, QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operated yesterday’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today as QF93D.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Second Antarctic Charter.

January 27, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated a second Perth – Perth Antarctic scenic flight today as QF2907.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Positioning Flight.

January 27, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6007 this afternoon in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Singapore – London Heathrow.

27/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

January 27, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF555 Brisbane – Sydney
QF626 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF635 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF656 Adelaide – Brisbane
QF865 Coolangatta – Sydney
QF1493 Sydney – Canberra
QF1731 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF1742 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF1743 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF1908 Perth – Karratha
QF1909 Karratha – Perth
QF2096 Sydney – Tamworth
QF2097 Tamworth – Sydney
QF2255 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2261 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2262 Sydney – Lord Howe Island
QF2263 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2308 Townsville – Cairns
QF2319 Bundaberg – Brisbane
QF2320 Brisbane – Bundaberg
QF2321 Bundaberg – Brisbane
QF2346 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2384 Brisbane – Hervey Bay
QF2396 Brisbane – Biloela
QF2397 Biloela – Brisbane
QF2427 Brisbane – Newcastle
QF2440 Brisbane – Lord Howe Island
QF2441 Lord Howe Island – Brisbane
QF2464 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2465 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2481 Weipa – Cairns
QF2548 Brisbane – Roma
QF2549 Rome – Brisbane
QF2567 Brisbane – Canberra
QF2568 Canberra – Brisbane.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBM Operates Australia Day Sydney Harbour Flight.

January 26, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBM operated a 45 minute Sydney – Sydney Australia Day flight as QF6620 at lunchtime overflying Sydney Harbour at 3,000 ft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Melbourne Technical Issue.

January 26, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF10 from London Heathrow and Singapore (depart London 24th January), however its next scheduled flight as QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft. This will also cause a delay to QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Antarctic Scenic Flight.

January 26, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated a Perth – Perth Antarctic scenic charter as QF2906 today.

26/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

January 26, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1715 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2308 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2324 Brisbane – Bundaberg
QF2325 Bundaberg – Brisbane
QF2328 Brisbane – Bundaberg
QF2331 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2349 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF2352 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF2353 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF2364 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF2365 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF2488 Cairns – Horn Island
QF2489 Horn Island – Cairns.

25/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

January 25, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1707 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1712 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1713 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1714 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1728 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF1736 Brisbane – Rockhampton Read more »

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates to Perth.

January 25, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated QF589 Sydney – Perth this evening in order to be in position to operate two Antarctic scenic charters over the weekend.

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

January 25, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-400 VH-OJE, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since 12th January, positioned Avalon – Sydney this afternoon as QF6196 then re-entered service as QF5 Sydney – Singapore – Frankfurt.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGL Positioning Flight.

January 25, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGL positioned Melbourne – Brisbane this afternoon as QF6125.

QANTAS Cut Codeshare on JetStar Domestic Flights.

January 25, 2013

QANTAS today announced that JetStar flights would no longer carry the QF code on flights between Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGO Sydney Test Flight.

January 24, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGO undertook a Sydney – Sydney test flight this afternoon as QF6134.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGN Positioning Flight.

January 24, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGN positioned Sydney – Brisbane this afternoon as QF6124.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZX Positioning Flight.

January 24, 2013

QANTAS  Boeing 737-838 VH-VZX positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6114.

24/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

January 24, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF2344 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2451 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2454 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2455 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2460 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2466 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2467 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2526 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2527 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2528 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2529 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Positioning Flight.

January 23, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF positioned Sydney – Brisbane this morning as QF6013 in order to operate QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGN Positioning Flight.

January 22, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGN positioned Brisbane – Melbourne late this evening as QF6154.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGU Auckland Freight Run.

January 22, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGU operated a Sydney – Auckland freight flight late this evening as QF7601 and will return tomorrow afternoon as QF7602.

22/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

January 22, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF464 Melbourne – Sydney
QF2478 Cairns – Weipa
QF2479 Weipa – Cairns
QF2482 Cairns – Weipa
QF2483 Weipa – Cairns.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGS Auckland Freight Run.

January 21, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGS operated a Sydney – Auckland freight flight late this evening as QF7601 and will return tomorrow afternoon as QF7602.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJD Positioning Flight.

January 21, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6014 after arriving as QF52 from Singapore.

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

January 21, 2013

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPB, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 5th January, positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6001.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Positioning Flight.

January 21, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF positioned Adelaide – Sydney early this morning as QF6104 following yesterday’s Antarctic Scenic Flight.

21/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

January 21, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1090 Perth – Newman
QF1091 Newman – Perth
QF2061 Melbourne – Devonport.




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