30/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF463 Sydney – Melbourne
QF773 Melbourne – Perth
QF1460 Canberra – Sydney
QF1483 Sydney – Canberra
QF1484 Canberra – Sydney
QF1802 Perth – Paraburdoo
QF2009 Tamworth – Sydney
QF2012 Sydney – Tamworth
QF2544 Brisbane – Roma
QF2545 Roma – Brisbane.

QANTAS New A330-200/A330-300 Product Revealed.

QANTAS today revealed the new on board product that will be fitted to all A330-300 and A330-200 aircraft commencing next year. Business Class will feature a Marc Newson designed fully flat “Business Suite” in a 1-2-1 staggered configuration. The suites will be fitted with the Panasonic eX3 IFE system with a 16” screen, and will also feature Q-streaming wifi to Ipad.

New QANTAS A330 Business Suite

In Economy the A330-300 fleet will feature a new seat similar to the A380 seat but with flush fitting armrests when in the upright position. A330-200s will retain the existing seat which will be re-cushioned and refurbished.

QANTAS Two Class B717-200 Product Revealed.

QANTAS today revealed the cabin product for five additional Boeing 717-200 aircraft which will be delivered late this year in two class configuration for Sydney/Brisbane/Melbourne – Canberra services. The 12J/98Y configuration aircraft wil feature 2-2 seating in Business and 2-3 seating in Economy with Q-streaming wifi to ipad entertainment.

QANTASLink B717-200 Business Class

QANTASLink B717-200 Business Class

QANTAS Fleet News.

Contained [rss-cut[ within today’s QANTAS profit announcement were the following fleet details:
The Boeing 737-400 fleet will be totally withdrawn in February 2014.

The Boeing 767-300ER fleet will be totally withdrawn by mid 2015.

Four further Boeing 737-800s will be received in the 2014 financial year with a further five to be received in the 2015 financial year.

Two further Boeing 747-400s will be withdrawn in the 2014 financial year.

Three further Dash 8-Q400s for QANTASLink will be delivered in financial year 2014.

QANTAS Reports Full Year Figures.

QANTAS today reported its full year figures for the period to 30th June 2013.  QANTAS reported a Statutory Profit of A$6 million compared to a Statutory Loss of A$244 million last year. The underlying profit is A$192 million up from A$95 million last year. QANTAS Domestic showed a profit of A$365 million, down 21% from last year but with 84% of the corporate market retained. QANTAS International showed a loss of A$246 million, half of last years figure. JetStar reported a profit of A$138 million, down from last year due to lossed involved with JetStar Japan and the yet to get off the ground JetStar Hong King. QANTAS Frequent Flyer reported A$260 million profit, up 13% on last year. QANTAS Freight reported A$36 million profit.

29/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF762 Perth – Melbourne
QF1493 Sydney – Canberra
QF1736 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF1737 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF1837 Paraburdoo – Perth
QF2410 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2411 Emerald – Brisbane.

28/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF414 Melbourne – Sydney
QF451 Sydney – Melbourne
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF466 Melbourne – Sydney
QF481 Melbourne – Perth
QF902 Perth – Karratha
QF903 Karratha – Perth
QF2455 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2756 Brisbane – Moranbah.

27/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF402 Melbourne – Sydney
QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF422 Melbourne – Sydney
QF423 Sydney – Melbourne.

26/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF412 Melbourne – Sydney
QF417 Sydney – Melbourne
QF896 Perth – Karratha
QF897 Karratha – Perth.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJE Withdrawn.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJE positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6013 this morning in order to operate QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles. The aircraft will then be withdrawn from service and will positioned Los Angeles – Victorville for storage tomorrow. This brings the Boeing 747-400/400ER fleet down to 15 aircraft.

23/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF500 Sydney – Brisbane
QF509 Brisbane – Sydney
QF544 Sydney – Brisbane
QF557 Brisbane – Sydney
QF953 Brisbane – Canberra
QF1427 Sydney – Canberra (more…)

22/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF2414 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2415 Emerald – Brisbane
QF2448 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2449 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2536 Brisbane – Roma
QF2537 Roma – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZZ Positions for Derby Immigration Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZZ positioned Canberra – Derby as QF6162 this morning in order to operate a Derby – Melbourne – Sydney charter for the Immigration Department as QF1352. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Canberra as QF6103.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGT Positions for Darwin Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-OGT positioned Sydney – Darwin as QF6102 this morning in order to operate a Darwin – Brisbane charter as QF1351. The aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6103.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGR Positions for Darwin Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-OGR positioned Sydney – Darwin as QF6100 early this morning in order to operate a Darwin – Melbourne charter as QF1350. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6101.

21/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF469 Sydney – Melbourne
QF506 Sydney – Brisbane
QF515 Brisbane – Sydney
QF528 Sydney – Brisbane
QF549 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1419 Sydney – Canberra
QF1422 Canberra – Sydney
QF2261 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2420 Newcastle – Brisbane
QF2751 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGT Positions for Darwin Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-OGT positioned Sydney – Darwin as QF6104 early this morning in order to operate a Darwin – Adelaide charter as QF1352. The aircraft then positioned Adelaide – Sydney as QF6105.

20/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF426 Melbourne – Sydney
QF452 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF513 Brisbane – Sydney
QF2408 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2409 Emerald – Brisbane
QF2412 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2413 Emerald – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXT Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXT, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 16th July, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight as QF6111 early this afternoon then re-entered service as QF976 Brisbane – Townsville.

19/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF422 Melbourne – Sydney
QF444 Melbourne – Sydney
QF457 Sydney – Melbourne
QF536 Sydney – Brisbane
QF549 Brisbane – Sydney
QF762 Perth – Melbourne
QF2544 Brisbane – Roma
QF25245 Roma – Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns to Service, Diverts to Manila.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating was operating its first service since returning from maintenance at Manila as QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney, diverted to Manila late tonight. After around 90 minutes on the ground the flight continued to Sydney making it appear to have been a medical diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Positions to Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong today, then positioned Hong Kong – Manila for maintenance as QF6011. However due to air traffic congestion around Manila the flight diverted via Clark.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXL Hobart Rescue Mission.

Following the technical issue encountered by sister VH-VXL, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXL positioned Melbourne – Hobart as QF6136 early this afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF1012 Hobart – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXH Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXH operated QF1011 Melbourne – Hobart this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF1012 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Hobart – Melbourne during the afternoon as QF6146.

16/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF468 Melbourne – Sydney
QF479 Sydney – Melbourne
QF687 Melbourne – Adelaide
QF1491 Sydney – Canberra
QF1494 Canberra – Sydney
QF1818 Perth – Newman
QF1819 Newman – Perth
QF1898 Perth – Karratha
QF1899 Karratha – Perth
QF1902 Petth – Karratha
QF1903 Karratha – Perth
QF2538 Brisbane – Roma
QF2539 Roma – Brisbane.

QANTAS Announce Holiday Period Perth – Auckland Service.

QANTAS today announced a twice weekly Perth – Auckland service to operate over the peak holiday period. The International configuration A330-200 service will commence on 6th December 2013 with the final service returning from Auckland on 1st February 2013. Schedules are as follows:

QF111 Perth 2030 – Auckland  0750+1 Fridays, Saturdays
QF112 Auckland 1140 – Perth 1405 Saturdays, Sundays.

QANTAS Announce New JetConnect Tasman Schedule.

QANTAS today announced a revised schedule for JetConnect operated Tasman services commencing on 27th October 2013. The revised schedule is:

QF123 Brisbane 0845 – Auckland 1505
QF125 Brisbane 1725 – Auckland 2345
QF124 Auckland 0650 – Brisbane 0725
QF126 Auckland 1555 – Brisbane 1630

QF151 Melbourne 0730 – Auckland 1310
QF153 Melbourne 1650 – Auckland 2230
QF155 Melbourne 1830 – Auckland 0010+1
QF152 Auckland 0655 – Melbourne 0905
QF154 Auckland 1340 – Melbourne 1550
QF156 Auckland 2135 – Melbourne 2345

QF171 Melbourne 0955 – Wellington 1530
QF172 Wellington 1540 – Melbourne 1740

QF141 Sydney 0730 – Auckland 1245
QF143 Sydney 1000 – Auckland 1515
QF145 Sydney 1135 – Auckland 1635
QF147 Sydney 1530 – Auckland 2045
QF149 Sydney 1830 – Auckland 2345
QF140 Auckland 0650 – Sydney 0825
QF142 Auckland 0900 – Sydney 1035
QF144 Auckland 1410 – Sydney 1545
QF146 Auckland 1605 – Sydney 1740
QF148 Auckland 1745 – Sydney 1920

QF139 Sydney 1850 – Christchurch 2355
QF138 Christchurch 0730 – Sydney 0850

QF161 Sydney 0935 – Wellington 1450
QF163 Sydney 1730 – Wellington 2245

QF162 Wellington 0705 – Sydney 0845
QF164 Wellington 1620 – Sydney 1800.

13/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF673 Melbourne – Adelaide
QF676 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF683 Melbourne – Adelaide
QF901 Karratha – Perth
QF1464 Canberra – Sydney
QF2010 Sydney – Tamworth
QF2011 Tamworth – Sydney
QF2038 Sydney – Dubbo
QF2039 Dubbo – Sydney
QF2132 Melbourne – Canberra
QF2275 Adelaide – Port Lincoln.

12/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF452 Melbourne – Sydney
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF766 Adelaide – Sydney
QF896 Perth – Karratha
QF897 Karratha – Perth
QF1491 Sydney – Canberra
QF2054 Devonport – Melbourne
QF2230 Wagga Wagga – Sydney
QF2285 Melbourne – Launceston
QF2286 Launceston – Melbourne
QF2544 Brisbane – Roma
QF2545 Roma – Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Operates Delayed QF12.

Following the technical issue encountered by sister VH-OQG, QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operated yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney tonight as QF12D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today, however its next scheduled flight as QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI Operates Honolulu Rotation.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI operated the QF3/QF4 Sydney – Honolulu rotation today in place of the usual B767-300ER. This was a planned substitution with an A330-300 crew having already positioned to Honolulu to operate the return sector.

09/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF507 Brisbane – Sydney
QF513 Brisbane – Sydney
QF516 Sydney – Brisbane
QF528 Sydney – Brisbane
QF1463 Sydney – Canberra
QF1818 Perth – Newman
QF1819 Newman – Perth
QF1898 Perth – Karratha
QF1899 Karratha – Perth
QF2458 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2459 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2538 Brisbane – Roma
QF2539 Roma – Brisbane.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXR, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 27th July, positioned Seletar – Darwin – Brisbane as QF6020 this morning. The aircraft has been repainted into New ‘Roo livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZM Operates Kalgoorlie Extra.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZM positioned Perth – Kalgoorlie as QF6104 this morning in order to operate a Kalgoorlie – Sydney service as QF1220. This was in connection with the Diggers & Dealers conference.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYJ Operates Kalgoorlie Extras.

QANTAS Boeing 737-878 VH-VYJ positioned Perth – Kalgoorlie as QF6102 early this morning in order to operate an additional Kalgoorlie – Perth flight as QF1213, then an additional Perth – Kalgoorlie rotation as QF1214/QF1215. These were in connection with the Diggers & Dealers Conference.

QANTAS Announce Singapore and Bangkok Aircraft Swap.

QANTAS today announced that it will operate Boeing 747-400s on the QF23/QF24 Sydney – Bangkok rotation from 1st December 2013 in place of A330-300s. As a result the QF5/QF6 Sydney – Singapore rotation will switch to A330-300 operation 7 days a week.

08/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF504 Sydney – Brisbane
QF551 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1122 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1123 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1729 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF1900 Perth – Karratha
QF1901 Karratha – Perth
QF1926 Perth – Broome
QF1925 Broome – Perth
QF2010 Sydney – Tamworth
QF2011 Tanworth – Sydney
QF2461 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGT Positions for Darwin Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGT positioned Sydney – Darwin as QF6100 early this morning in order to operate a Darwin – Adelaide – Melbourne charter as QF1350. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6101.

07/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF402 Melbourne – Sydney
QF445 Sydney – Melbourne
QF459 Sydney – Melbourne
QF468 Melbourne – Sydney
QF481 Melbourne – Perth
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF507 Brisbane – Sydney
QF551 Brisbane – Sydney
QF833 Canberra – Melbourne
QF2358 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF2359 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF2410 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2411 Emerald – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXD Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXD, which appears to have encountered a technical issue at Canberra early this morning, positioned Canberra – Sydney this evening as QF6112.

06/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF416 Melbourne – Sydney
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF506 Sydney – Brisbane
QF509 Brisbane – SYdney
QF515 Brisbane – Sydney
QF520 Sydney – Brisbane
QF673 Melbourne – Adelaide
QF676 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF713 Canberra – Adelaide
QF740 Adelaide – Sydney
QF1709 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2009 Tamworth – Sydney
QF2012 Sydney – Tamworth
QF2024 Sydney – Armidale
QF2359 Rockhampton – Sydney
QF2408 Sydney – Emerald
QF2452 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2453 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2567 Brisbane – Canberra
QF2568 Canberra – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZA Newman Technical Issue.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZA operated QF1090 Perth – Newman this morning, however the return QF1091 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to positioned Newman – Perth during the afternoon as QF6121.

05/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF416 Melbourne – Sydney
QF627 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF634 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF1091 Newman – Perth
QF2043 Dubbo – Sydney
QF2344 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF2345 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2568 Canberra – Sydney
QF2413 Emerald – Brisbane
QF2558 Brisbane – Roma
QF2559 Roma – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZG Operates Kalgoorlie Extra.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZG operated an additional Perth – Kalgoorlie service as QF1216 this afternoon for the Diggers & Dealers Conference. The aircraft then positioned Kalgoorlie – Perth as QF6107.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZP Operates Kalgoorlie Extras.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZP operated a Sydney – Kalgoorlie service as QF1212 this afternoon for the Diggers & Dealers Conference. The aircraft then positioned Kalgoorlie – Perth as QF6103 in order to operate a further extra Perth – Kalgoorlie service as QF1214. Finally the aircraft positioned Kalgoorlie – Perth as QF6107.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Operates Kalgoorlie Extra.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR operated a Sydney – Kalgoorlie service as QF1219 this afternoon for the Diggers & Dealers Conference. The aircraft then positioned Kalgoorlie – Perth as QF6101.

04/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF131 Melbourne – Auckland
QF444 Melbourne – Sydney
QF447 Sydney – Melbourne
QF454 Melbourne – Sydney
QF763 Canberra – Melbourne.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Brisbane Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier technical issue encountered by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6006 this evening in order to operate the delayed QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 1st August), however it was unable to operate the onward sector to Sydney due to a technical issue. Sister VH-OEH, which had arrived into Brisbane as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 1st August) and which had been scheduled to operate QF51 to Singapore later was used to operate the QF8 Brisbane – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF10 Adelaide Diversion.

QANTAS  A380 VH-OQF operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne (depart London 31st July) diverted via Adelaide this morning.

02/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF511 Brisbane – Sydney
QF530 Sydney – Brisbane
QF541 Brisbane – Sydney
QF546 Sydney – Brisbane
QF826 Melbourne – Canberra
QF833 Canberra – Melbourne
QF1818 Perth – Newman
QF1819 Newman – Perth
QF2302 Townsville – Cairns
QF2880 Perth – Paraburdoo
QF2881 Paraburdoo – Perth.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF28 Sickness Flight.

QANTAS was in the news today when a number of passengers arriving in Sydney on QF28 Santiago de Chile – Sydney (depart Santiago 31st July) operated by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI required medical attention due to an outbreak of vomiting. All affected passengers are understood to have been travelling as part of a group and the cause of the outbreak is thought to be a meal consumed before boarding.

01/08/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF541 Brisbane – Sydney
QF551 Brisbane – Sydney
QF900 Perth – Karratha
QF901 Karratha – Perth
QF2358 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF2359 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF2410 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2411 Emerald – Brisbane.

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