News Aircraft Product Seat Maps Liveries QF Trackers Sponsor Tell Us
The unofficial, independent, impartial QANTAS News & Information Site

 t h e  Q A N T A S  s o u r c e

It’s all new inside!!!

Monthly Archives: February 2013

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGK Positioning Flight.

February 16, 2013

QANTAS  Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGK positioned Canberra – Melbourne early this evening as QF6126.

16/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 16, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF686 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF960 Canberra – Brisbane
QF2256 Sydney – Lord Howe Island
QF2257 Lord Howe Island – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates Delayed QF11.

February 15, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operated yesterday’s delayed QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles early this afternoon as QF11D.

15/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 15, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF47 Sydney – Wellington
QF118 Wellington – Sydney
QF469 Sydney – Melbourne
QF732 Adelaide – Sydney
QF2018 Sydney – Armidale
QF2410 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2411 Emerald – Brisbane
QF2416 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2417 Emerald – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJR Positioning Flight.

February 14, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJR positioned  Melbourne – Adelaide early this evening as QF6115.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYD Positioning Flight.

February 14, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD positioned Sydney – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6141.

14/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 14, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF443 Sydney – Melbourne
QF673 Melbourne – Adelaide
QF676 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF906 Perth – Karratha
QF907 Karratha – Perth
QF2336 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2421 Brisbane – Newcastle
QF2422 Newcastle – Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE QF27 Christchurch Medical Diversion.

February 13, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operating QF27 Sydney – Santiago diverted via Christchurch this afternoon due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI Positioning Flight.

February 13, 2013

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6003 after arriving as QF98 from Hong Kong.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Positioning Flight.

February 13, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6013 this morning in order to operate QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles.

13/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellation.

February 13, 2013

QF457 Sydney – Melbourne did not operate today.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPH Positioning Flight.

February 12, 2013

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPH positioned Brisbane – Hong Kong this afternoon as QF6011.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZA Positioning Flight.

February 12, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZA positioned Adelaide – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6132.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Returns from Canberra.

February 12, 2013

Following the lightning strike it encountered on 10th February, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL positioned Canberra – Sydney this morning as QF6112.

Withdrawn QANTAS B767-300ER VH-ZXA Leaves Australia.

February 12, 2013

Withdrawn QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-ZXA departed Australia this morning routing Sydney – Honolulu – Roswell for storage as QF6025.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZA Positioning Flight.

February 12, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZA positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this morning as QF6111.

QANTAS Hands Sydney – Ayers Rock to JetStar.

February 12, 2013

The long standing daily QF728/QF729 Sydney – Ayers Rock Boeing 737-800 rotation will end on 3rd June with JetStar commencing a 4 x weekly A320 service the following day.

12/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 12, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF442 Melbourne – Sydney
QF451 Sydney – Melbourne
QF674 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF2057 Melbourne – Devonport
QF2058 Devonport – Melbourne
QF2085 Mildura – Melbourne
QF2172 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2173 Port Macquarie – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYH Positioning Flight.

February 11, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYH positioned Sydney – Canberra this afternoon as QF6122.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OJU Positioning Flight.

February 11, 2013

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

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZA Positioning Flight.

February 11, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZA positioned Sydney – Brisbane this morning as QF6131.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJR Positioning Flight.

February 11, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJR positioned Sydney – Canberra early this morning as QF6111.

11/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 11, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF426 Melbourne – Sydney
QF435 Sydney – Melbourne
QF441 Sydney – Melbourne
QF442 Melbourne – Sydney
QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF451 Sydney – Melbourne
QF795 Canberra – Melbourne
QF818 Melbourne – Canberra
QF1702 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1703 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1706 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1707 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2352 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF2353 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF2454 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2455 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Canberra Lightning Strike.

February 10, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL operating QF805 Sydney – Canberra suffered a lightning strike on approach to Canberra this evening. As a result the aircraft was unable to operate its next scheduled flight as QF719 Canberra – Perth.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI Positioning Flight.

February 10, 2013

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI positioned Sydney – Hong Kong this afternoon as QF6009.

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

February 10, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated a Sydney – Sydney Antarctic Scenic Flight today as QF2904, however on the return an issue with a passenger caused the flight to divert via Melbourne. As the flight is technically a Domestic flight passengers from Melbourne were allowed to disembark.

10/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 10, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF532 Sydney – Brisbane
QF551 Brisbane – Sydney
QF883 Sydney – Canberra
QF1483 Sydney – Canberra
QF1484 Canberra – Sydney
QF1712 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1713 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1716 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1717 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2414 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2415 Emerald – Brisbane.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGU Operates Auckland Charter.

February 9, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGU operated a Sydney – Auckland charter rotation today as QF6031/QF6032.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYE Positioning Flight.

February 9, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYE positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this morning as QF6116.

09/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 9, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF717 Canberra – Perth
QF771 Sydney – Canberra
QF2077 Mildura – Melbourne.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPG Operates Hong Kong – Sydney Extra.

February 8, 2013

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPG operated an additional Hong Kong – Sydney service this evening as QF188.

08/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 8, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF718 Perth – Canberra
QF1478 Canberra – Sydney
QF2086 Melbourne – Mildura.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Positioning Flight.

February 7, 2013

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

07/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 7, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF463 Sydney – Melbourne
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF468 Melbourne – Sydney
QF613 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF620 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF833 Canberra – Melbourne
QF834 Melbourne – Canberra
QF1428 Canberra – Sydney
QF1898 Perth – Karratha
QF1899 Karratha – Perth
QF2053 Melbourne – Devonport
QF2054 Devonport – Melbourne
QF2079 Mildura – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXP Returns from Christmas Creek.

February 6, 2013

Following yesterday’s technical issue, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXP positioned Christmas Creek – Perth this morning as QF6133.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGJ Positioning Flight.

February 6, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGJ positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6123 following the cancellation of QF521.

06/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 6, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1084 Perth – Newman
QF1085 Newman – Perth
QF1480 Canberra – Sydney
QF2307 Gladstone – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYI Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

February 5, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYI entered the Brisbane maintenance facility tonight after arriving as QF1079 from Mount Isa.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZC Christmas Creek Technical Issue.

February 5, 2013

Following the earlier technical issue encountered by sister VH-VXP, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZC positioned Perth – Christmas Creek late this afternoon as QF6112 in order to operate the delayed QF1383 Christmas Creek – Perth.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXP Christmas Creek Technical Issue.

February 5, 2013

QANTAS  Boeing 737-838 VH-VXP operated QF1382 Perth – Christmas Creek this afternoon, however it was unable to operate the return QF1383 due to a technical issue.

05/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 5, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF419 Sydney – Melbourne
QF428 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF689 Melbourne – Hobart
QF1809 Paraburdoo – Perth
QF2342 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2343 Gladstone – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZO Operates Karratha Extra.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO operated an additional Perth – Karratha rotation this morning as QF1312/QF1319.

QANTAS Frankfurt Withdrawal Brought Forward.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS today announced that the QF5/QF6 Sydney – Singapore – Frankfurt service, previously announced as continuing until October 2013, will now cease on 15th April.

QANTAS Sydney – Hong Kong Services Reduced.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS services on the Sydney – Hong Kong route will be reduced from 11 to 7 per week from 31th March 2013 with the withdrawal of the QF87/QF88 rotation.

QANTAS Ends International Adelaide Services.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS today announced that from 31st March its three times weekly QF81/QF82 Sydney – Adelaide – Singapore service will operate Sydney – Singapore direct, thus ending International QANTAS service from South Australia.

QANTAS Brisbane – Hong Kong Service Increase.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS today announced that services on the Brisbane – Hong Kong route will increase from 4 x weekly to 5 x weekly during May 2013 and then daily from June 2013.

QANTAS Perth International Services Decimated.

February 4, 2013

QANTAS today announced the cessation of its QF67/QF68 Perth – Hong Kong A330-300 service from 31st March. From the same day Perth – Singapore services will reduce from double daily to daily with the withdrawal of the QF77/QF78 rotation.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Positioning Flight.

February 4, 2013

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

04/02/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

February 4, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF418 Melbourne – Sydney
QF431 Sydney – Melbourne
QF613 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF626 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF1736 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF1737 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF1912 Perth – Karratha
QF1919 Karratha – Perth
QF2427 Brisbane – Newcastle.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJC QF6 Frankfurt Delay.

February 3, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC has been delayed at Frankfurt overnight and will therefore operate tonight’s QF6 Frankfurt – Singapore – Sydney tomorrow afternoon as QF6D. It is not clear if this is due to a technical issue or missing curfew.




banner