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Monthly Archives: September 2013

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXM Hobart Turbulence Incident.

September 30, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXM operated QF1015 Melbourne – Hobart this afternoon, however the return QF1016 was cancelled due the aircraft experiencing turbulence on the QF1015 sector causing minor injury to flight attendants who required treatment and were unable to operate the return sector.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU Positioning Flight.

September 30, 2013

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

New QANTAS Aboriginal B737-800 Official.

September 30, 2013

QANTAS today announced that a new Aboriginal livery will be applied to a new Boeing 737-800 to be delivered this year. The aircraft, expected to be VH-XZJ, will be painted at Boeing Field prior to delivery.

30/09/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 30, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF511 Brisbane – Sydney
QF524 Sydney – Brisbane
QF1016 Hobart – Melbourne
QF1475 Sydney – Canberra
QF1476 Canberra – Sydney
QF2009 Tamworth – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBM Operates Perth – Melbourne Extras.

September 29, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBM operated an additional Perth – Melbourne service this morning as QF1252 in order to position for an additional Melbourne – Perth Fremantle Dockers AFL Grand Final service as QF1253.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBL Operates Melbourne – Perth Extra.

September 29, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBL operated an additional Melbourne – Perth AFL Grand Final service this morning as QF1251.

29/09/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 29, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1479 Sydney – Canberra
QF1480 Canberra – Sydney
QF1484 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF7 El Paso Diversion.

September 28, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF7 Sydney –Dallas-Fort Worth diverted via El Paso this morning due to weather at Dallas-Fort Worth. This is the first time this flight has diverted to El Paso.

28/09/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 28, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF2280 Launceston – Melbourne
QF2281 Melbourne – Launceston.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBH Operates Perth – Melbourne Extra.

September 27, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBH operated an additional overnight Perth – Melbourne service tonight as QF1256 for the AFL Grand Final.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGG Operates Perth – Melbourne Extra.

September 27, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGG operated an additional overnight Perth -Melbourne service tonight as QF1256 for the AFL Grand Final.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGH Operates Melbourne – Perth Extra.

September 27, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGH operated an additional Melbourne – Perth service late tonight as QF1253 in order to be in place for the normal Perth schedule tomorrow following the Perth – Melbourne extras tonight

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS Positions for Perth – Melbourne Extra.

September 27, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS positioned Sydney – Perth as QF6101 late this morning in order to operate a Perth – Melbourne extra as QF1258 for the AFL Grand Final.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPG Positioning Flight.

September 27, 2013

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPG positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6115 this morning after arriving as QF30 from Hong Kong.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGP Operates Perth – Melbourne Extra.

September 27, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGP operated an additional Perth – Melbourne service this morning as QF1262 for the AFL Grand Final.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJC Positioning Flight.

September 27, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC positioned Sydney –Brisbane early this morning in order to operate QF97 Brisbane – Hong Kong.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXC Positioning Flight.

September 27, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC positioned Melbourne –Canberra early this morning as QF6115.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPH Operates Auckland Rotation.

September 27, 2013

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPH operated the QF43/44 Sydney – Auckland rotation today in place of the usual Boeing 737-800.

27/09/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 27, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF404 Melbourne – Sydney
QF503 Brisbane – Sydney
QF504 Sydney – Brisbane
QF826 Melbourne – Canberra
QF833 Canberra – Melbourne
QF1464 Canberra – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGP Operates Melbourne – Perth Extra.

September 26, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGP operated an additional Melbourne – Perth service this evening as QF1255 in order to be in position to operate an additional Perth – Melbourne service tomorrow for Fremantle Dockers fans heading to the AFL Grand Final.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGH Operates Perth Extras.

September 26, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGH operated an additional Melbourne – Perth service as QF1253 this evening in order to operate back overnight as QF1256. The extra Perth – Melbourne flight was for Fremantle Dockers fans heading to the AFL Grand Final.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Positioning Flight.

September 26, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR positioned Melbourne – Canberra this evening as QF6134.

JetConnect Boeing 737-800 ZK-ZQH Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

September 26, 2013

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQH positioned Auckland – Christchurch for maintenance this afternoon as QF6171.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQF Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

September 26, 2013

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQF, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 11th September, positioned Christchurch – Auckland as QF6172 this afternoon and re-entered service as QF126 Auckland – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZC Positioning Flight.

September 26, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZC positioned Canberra –Melbourne as QF6124 this morning.

26/09/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 26, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF408 Melbourne – Sydney
QF414 Melbourne – Sydney
QF439 Sydney – Melbourne
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF807 Sydney – Canberra Read more »

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU Positioning Flight.

September 25, 2013

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

25/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 25, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF459 Sydney – Melbourne
QF492 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1497 Sydney – Canberra
QF1704 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1705 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1708 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1709 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF2420 Newcastle – Brisbane
QF2462 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2463 Moranbah – Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Positions to Manila Maintenance.

September 24, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK positioned Sydney – Manila for maintenance this evening as QF6011.

QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJZ Enters Melbourne Maintenance.

September 24, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJZ entered the Melbourne maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF625 from Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Positioning Flight.

September 24, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG positioned Brisbane –Sydney as QF6002 this morning after arriving as QF98 from Hong Kong.

24/09/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 24, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF416 Melbourne – Sydney
QF2427 Brisbane – Newcastle.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Commences Delivery Flight.

September 23, 2013

Boeing 717-2BL N406BC, which will become VH-YQS for QANTASLink, departed Jacksonville as SXI1078 on its delivery flight to Australia. The aircraft will route Jacksonville – Billings – Anchorage – Magadan – Sapporo New Chitose – Cebu – Darwin – Adelaide for pre-service entry maintenance. The aircraft is due in Adelaide on 27th September. The aircraft is already in QANTASLink New ‘Roo livery and will be the first Two Class Boeing 717-200 for QANTASLink and is a former Midwest Airlines and Mexicana Click aircraft.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZI First Flight.

September 23, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZI made its first flight from Renton – Paine Field today.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXU Positioning Flight.

September 23, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXU positioned Adelaide –Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6131.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Operates Brisbane – Hong Kong Rotation.

September 23, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operated the QF97/QF98 Brisbane – Hong Kong rotation today to offer extra capacity after yesterday’s cancellation. The aircraft had arrived into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore this morning and would normally have positioned to Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Delayed Tokyo Service.

September 23, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated yesterday’s delayed QF21 Sydney – Tokyo Narita this morning as QF21D.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBI Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

September 23, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBI entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF556 from Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Operates Delayed Hong Kong Rotation.

September 23, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operated yesterday’s Typhoon Usagi delayed QF127/QF128 Sydney – Hong Kong rotation this morning as QF127D/QF128D.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZV Positioning Flight.

September 23, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZV positioned Melbourne –Adelaide early this morning as QF6121.

23/09/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 23, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF412 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1898 Perth – Karratha
QF1899 Karratha – Perth
QF2104 Sydney – Coffs Harbour
QF2105 Coffs Harbour – Sydney.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPB Operates Melbourne – Brisbane Rotation.

September 22, 2013

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPB operated the QF612/QF621 Melbourne – Brisbane rotation today. The aircraft was spare at Melbourne due to the cancellation of the QF29/QF30 rotation due to Typhoon Usagi.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Returns from Manila Maintenance.

September 22, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 18th August, positioned Manila –Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6016.

22/09/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

September 22, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF29 Melbourne – Hong Kong
QF30 Hong Kong – Melbourne
QF97 Brisbane – Hong Kong
QF98 Hong Kong – Brisbane
QF409 Sydney – Melbourne
QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF536 Sydney – Brisbane
QF549 Brisbane – Sydney
QF610 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF619 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF2261 Lord Howe Island – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Operates Domestic Rotation.

September 22, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated the QF777 /QF776 Melbourne – Perth rotation today in place of the usual Airbus A330.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flight.

September 21, 2013

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ positioned Perth – Kalgoorlie as QF6200 late this afternoon.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS Returns to Service.

September 21, 2013

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS returned to service this afternoon operating QF15 Brisbane –Los Angeles.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJI Positioning Flight.

September 21, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJI positioned Brisbane –Sydney as QF6006 this morning after arriving as QF52 from Singapore.

21/09/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellation.

September 21, 2013

QF553 Brisbane – Sydney did not operate today.

QANTAS A330-200s VH-EBO, VH-EBS Loss of Separation Close to Adelaide.

September 20, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO operating QF581 Sydney – Perth encountered a loss of separation with sister VH-EBS operating QF576 Perth – Sydney this afternoon. VH-EBO, cruising at 38,000 ft, was cleared to climb to 40,000 ft. This caused vertical separation with VH-EBS, which was cruising at 39,000 ft, to reduce to 700 ft. After a  TCAS alert VH-EBO descended and VH-EBS ascended to re-establish separation.




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