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Monthly Archives: February 2013

28/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 28, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF412 Melbourne – Sydney
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF519 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1088 Perth – Newman
QF1089 Newman – Perth
QF1090 Perth – Newman
QF1091 Newman – Perth
QF1096 Perth – Newman
QF1097 Newman – Perth
QF1098 Perth – Newman
QF1099 Newman – Perth
QF1110 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1111 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1113 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1122 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1123 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1824 Perth – Newman
QF1825 Newman – Perth
QF1828 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1829 Port Hedland – Perth
QF2034 Sydney – Armidale
QF2453 Moranbah – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZU QF494 Melbourne Weather Return.

February 28, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZU operating QF494 Melbourne – Sydney returned to Melbourne this evening due to weather at Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXH Returns from Adelaide.

February 28, 2013

Following the technical issue it encountered at Adelaide yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXH positioned Adelaide – Melbourne early this afternoon.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEB Positioning Flight.

February 28, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB positioned Sydney – Brisbane this morning as QF6004 in order to operate QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU Positioning Flight.

February 28, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6018 after arriving as QF16 from Los Angeles.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXH Adelaide Technical Issue.

February 27, 2013

QANTAS  Boeing 737-838 VH-VXH encountered a technical issue at Adelaide today causing the cancellation of QF684 Adelaide – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXO Positioning Flight and Newman Extra.

February 27, 2013

QANTAS  Boeing 737-838 VH-VXO positioned Perth – Newman this morning as QF6123 in order to operate an additional Newman – Perth service as QF1348.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZO Positioning Flight and Newman Extra.

February 27, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO positioned Perth – Newman this morning as QF6113 in order to operate an additional Newman – Perth service as QF1349.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Positioning Flight.

February 27, 2013

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

27/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 27, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF412 Melbourne – Sydney
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF519 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1088 Perth – Newman
QF1089 Newman – Perth
QF1090 Perth – Newman
QF1091 Newman – Perth
QF1096 Perth – Newman
QF1097 Newman – Perth
QF1098 Perth – Newman
QF1099 Newman – Perth
QF1110 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1111 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1113 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1122 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1123 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1824 Perth – Newman
QF1825 Newman – Perth
QF1828 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1829 Port Hedland – Perth
QF2034 Sydney – Armidale
QF2453 Moranbah – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZC Positioning Flight.

February 26, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZC positioned Melbourne – Perth this morning as QF6112.

26/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 26, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF417 Sydney – Melbourne
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF900 Perth – Karratha
QF901 Karratha – Perth
QF905 Karratha – Perth
QF906 Perth – Karratha
QF907 Karratha – Perth
QF908 Perth – Karratha
QF912 Perth – Karratha
QF915 Karratha – Perth
QF916 Perth – Karratha
QF917 Karratha – Perth
QF918 Perth – Karratha
QF919 Karratha – Perth
QF983 Brisbane – Port Hedland
QF984 Port Hedland – Brisbane
QF991 Brisbane – Karratha
QF992 Karratha – Brisbane
QF997 Melbourne – Port Hedland
QF998 Port Hedland – Melbourne
QF1109 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1110 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1116 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1117 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1122 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1123 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1124 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1125 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1128 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1129 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1812 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1813 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1900 Perth – Karratha
QF1901 Karratha – Perth
QF1913 Karratha – Perth
QF1914 Perth – Karratha
QF2172 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2173 Port Macquarie – Sydney
QF2275 Adelaide – Port Lincoln
QF2342 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2343 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2412 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2413 Emerald – Brisbane
QF2420 Newcastle – Brisbane
QF2425 Brisbane – Newcastle
QF2426 Newcastle – Brisbane
QF2427 Brisbane – Newcastle
QF2567 Brisbane – Canberra
QF2568 Canberra – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJR Positioning Flight.

February 25, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJR positioned Sydney – Canberra early this morning as QF6122.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Positioning Flight.

February 25, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6014 after arriving as QF16 from Los Angeles.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXG Unveiled in “Bring It On” Rugby Scheme.

February 25, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXG was unveiled at Sydney this morning in a special scheme for the upcoming British Lions

VH-VXG in “Bring It On” British Lions Rugby Tour Scheme.

tour of Australia.

25/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 25, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF515 Brisbane – Sydney
QF542 Sydney – Brisbane
QF549 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1461 Sydney – Canberra
QF1462 Canberra – Sydney
QF2161 Port Macquarie – Sydney
QF2427 Brisbane – Newcastle
QF2453 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXR Positioning Flight.

February 24, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXR positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6127.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXK Positioning Flight.

February 24, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXK positioned Adelaide – Melbourne early this morning as QF6117.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Positioning Flight.

February 24, 2013

QANTAS  Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6007 this afternoon after arriving as the delayed QF52 from Singapore.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXR Positioning Flight.

February 24, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXR positioned Brisbane – Sydney late this morning as QF6127.

24/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 24, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF401 Sydney – Melbourne
QF704 Canberra – Sydney
QF787 Sydney – Canberra
QF1118 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1119 Port Hedland – Perth
QF2077 Mildura – Melbourne
QF2159 Port Macquarie – Sydney
QF2170 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2171 Port Macquarie – Sydney
QF2174 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2175 Port Macquarie – Sydney
QF2178 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2285 Melbourne – Launceston
QF2286 Launceston – Melbourne.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Brisbane Rescue Mission.

February 23, 2013

Following the earlier technical return of Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI to Brisbane, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL positioned Sydney – Brisbane this evening as QF6019 in order to operate the delayed QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF51 Brisbane Technical Return.

February 23, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF51 Brisbane – Singapore was at 32,000 ft around 30 minutes into the flight when it turned back to Brisbane due to a technical issue.

23/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 23, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF452 Melbourne – Sydney
QF544 Sydney – Brisbane
QF549 Brisbane – Sydney
QF680 Adelaide -Melbourne
QF1475 Sydney – Canberra
QF1476 Canberra – Sydney
QF2082 Melbourne – Mildura
QF2101 Coffs Harbour – Sydney
QF2132 Melbourne – Canberra
QF2133 Canberra – Melbourne
QF2148 Hobart – Melbourne
QF2178 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2254 Sydney – Lord Howe Island
QF2255 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2256 Sydney – Lord Howe Island
QF2257 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2264 Sydney – Lord Howe Island
QF2265 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2282 Launceston – Melbourne
QF2428 Perth – Learmonth
QF2429 Learmonth – Perth
QF2440 Brisbane – Lord Howe Island
QF2441 Lord Howe Island – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXG Positioning Flight.

February 22, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXG positioned Melbourne – Sydney this morning as QF6155.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYJ Positioning Flight.

February 22, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYJ positioned Melbourne – Sydney this morning as QF6145.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBV Positioning Flight.

February 22, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBV positioned Melbourne – Perth this morning as QF6115.

22/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 22, 2013

The following flights did not operate today:

QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF451 Sydney – Melbourne
QF456 Melbourne – Sydney
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF503 Brisbane – Sydney
QF581 Sydney – Perth
QF1464 Canberra – Sydney
QF1467 Sydney – Canberra
QF2050 Devonport – Melbourne
QF2115 Coffs Harbour – Sydney
QF2116 Sydney – Coffs Harbour
QF2117 Coffs Harbour – Sydney
QF2118 Sydney – Coffs Harbour
QF2148 Hobart – Melbourne
QF2155 Sydney – Hobart
QF2178 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2179 Port Macquarie – Sydney
QF2260 Sydney – Lord Howe Island
QF2261 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2280 Launceston – Melbourne
QF2281 Melbourne – Launceston
QF2285 Melbourne – Launceston
QF2286 Launceston – Melbourne.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Operates QF11.

February 21, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT returned to service today operating QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles in place of the usual A380. As there is no Boeing 747-400 crew available at Los Angeles to operate the return QF12 this will operate tomorrow as QF12D.

QANTAS A330 Fleet Upgrade Announced.

February 21, 2013

The QANTAS group today announced the upgrade of its ten A330-300 and twenty A330-200 aircraft to commence in late 2014. The aircraft will receive a new flat seat in Business Class, a refreshed Economy cabin and new IFE. According to plans the A330-300s will stay with QANTAS International whilst all A330-200s will be allocated to QANTAS Domestic. This plan presumes the Boeing 787 battery problems will be cured and the aircraft delivered to JetStar on time.

QANTAS Announce B737-400 and B767-300ER Withdrawal Plan.

February 21, 2013

QANTAS today announced that it would withdrawn its Boeing 737-400 fleet from service by the end of 2013 and the Boeing 767-300ER fleet by mid-2015. The B767-300ER withdrawal is dependent on the JetStar Boeing 787 fleet being delivered on time thus releasing A330-200s back to QANTAS.

QANTAS Announce Boeing 737-800 Order.

February 21, 2013

QANTAS today announced an order for five further Boeing 737-800s for QANTAS Domestic and confirmed the extension of the leased of two existing aircraft.

QANTAS Half Year Results.

February 21, 2013

QANTAS today announced its half year results, showing a new profit of A$111 million and an underlying profit of A$223 million. Sector results show a A$91 million loss for QANTAS International, down from a A$282 million loss. A$218 million profit for QANTAS Domestic, down from A$328 million. A$128 million from JetStar, down from A$147 million, A$137 million from Frequent Flyer, up from A$119 million. A$22 million from freight, down from £38 million. The figures also include a one-off payment of A$125 million from Boeing for late Boeing 787 delays. It is not specified to which Business Unit this has been allocated.

21/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 21, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF463 Sydney – Melbourne
QF466 Melbourne – Sydney
QF468 Melbourne – Sydney
QF490 Melbourne – Sydney
QF492 Melbourne – Sydney
QF555 Brisbane – Sydney
QF582 Perth – Sydney
QF605 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF632 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF696 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF697 Melbourne – Adelaide
QF1464 Canberra – Sydney
QF1467 Sydney – Canberra
QF1473 Sydney – Canberra
QF1474 Canberra – Sydney
QF2155 Melbourne – Hobart
QF2289 Melbourne – Launceston.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJS Positioning Flight.

February 20, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJS positioned Brisbane – Melbourne this evening as QF6113.

QANTAS B7470-400 VH-OJS Positions to Avalon Maintenance.

February 20, 2013

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

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

February 20, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT undertook a further Avalon – Avalon test flight early this afternoon as QF6198. The aircraft later positioned Avalon – Sydney as QF6196.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Positioning Flight.

February 20, 2013

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

20/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 20, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF77 Perth – Singapore
QF78 Singapore – Perth
QF900 Perth – Karratha
QF901 Karratha – Perth
QF1084 Perth – Newman
QF1085 Newman – Perth
QF2172 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2173 Port Macquarie – Sydney
QF2460 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2461 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Avalon Test Flight.

February 19, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since 7th December, undertook an Avalon – Avalon test flight this afternoon as QF6010.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXU Positioning Flight.

February 19, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXU positioned Perth – Melbourne this morning as QF6112.

19/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 19, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1422 Canberra – Sydney
QF2069 Melbourne – Adelaide
QF2427 Brisbane – Newcastle
QF2452 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2453 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG Positioning Flight.

February 18, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG positioned Melbourne – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6111.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Positioning Flight.

February 18, 2013

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

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Positioning Flight.

February 18, 2013

Following yesterday’s Antarctic Scenic Flight, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI positioned Melbourne – Sydney this morning as QF6102 then re-entered service as QF27 Sydney – Santoago.

18/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 18, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF417 Sydney – Melbourne
QF453 Sydney – Melbourne
QF456 Melbourne – Sydney
QF604 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF2170 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2171 Port Macquarie – Sydney
QF2193 Moree – Sydney
QF2421 Brisbane – Newcastle
QF2422 Newcastle – Brisbane
QF2449 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2453 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXE Positioning Flight.

February 17, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE positioned Melbourne – Sydney this morning as QF6117.

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

February 17, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operated a Melbourne – Melbourne Antarctic Scenic flight today as QF2903. This was the final Antarctic flight of the season.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Positioning Flight.

February 16, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI positioned Sydney – Melbourne this evening as QF6101 in order to operate an Antarctic Scenic flight tomorrow.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJI Positioning Flight.

February 16, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJI positioned Adelaide – Brisban this evening as QF6116.




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