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Monthly Archives: October 2013

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXK Brisbane Test Flight.

October 31, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXK, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 6th September, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this afternoon as QF6114.

31/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 31, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF424 Melbourne – Sydney
QF451 Sydney – Melbourne
QF464 Melbourne – Sydney
QF503 Brisbane – Sydney
QF532 Sydney – Brisbane
QF912 Perth – Karratha
QF919 Karratha – Perth
QF1460 Canberra – Sydney
QF1463 Sydney – Canberra
QF1466 Canberra – Sydney
QF1495 Sydney – Canberra
QF2010 Sydney – Tamworth
QF2011 Tamworth – Sydney
QF2309 Cairns – Townsville
QF2310 Townsville – Cairns
QF2406 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2407 Emerald – Brisbane
QF2410 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2411 Emerald – Brisbane.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-ZXG Withdrawn.

October 30, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-ZXG was withdrawn from service at Sydney this evening after arriving as QF460 from Melbourne.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBI Returns to Service.

October 30, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBI returned to service this morning operating QF575 Sydney – Perth.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Positioning Flight.

October 30, 2013

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

30/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 30, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF198 Port Moresby – Cairns
QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF509 Brisbane – Sydney
QF536 Sydney – Brisbane
QF915 Karratha – Perth
QF916 Perth – Karratha
QF1464 Canberra – Sydney
QF1485 Sydney – Canberra
QF1736 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF1737 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF2261 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2309 Cairns – Townsville
QF2310 Townsville – Cairns.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBI Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

October 29, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBI, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 23rd September, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this morning as QF6112 then positioned Brisbane –Sydney this afternoon as QF6122.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF108 Brisbane Diversion.

October 29, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 27th October) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to long weather related hold times as Sydney.

29/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 29, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF450 Melbourne – Sydney
QF453 Sydney – Melbourne
QF546 Sydney – Brisbane
QF553 Brisbane – Sydney
QF555 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1493 Sydney – Canberra
QF2007 Tamworth – Sydney
QF2425 Brisbane – Newcastle
QF2426 Newcastle – Brisbane
QF2456 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2490 Cairns – Horn Island
QF2491 Horn Island – Cairns.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBI Brisbane Test Flight.

October 28, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBI, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 23rd September, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this afternoon as QF6111.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Positioning Flight.

October 28, 2013

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

28/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 28, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF430 Melbourne – Sydney
QF441 Sydney – Melbourne
QF450 Melbourne – Sydney
QF509 Brisbane – Sydney
QF624 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF643 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF1898 Perth – Karratha
QF1899 Karratha – Perth
QF2280 Launceston – Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT On Delivery.

October 28, 2013

Boeing 717-2BL N917ME, which will become VH-YQT for QANTASLink, departed Jacksonville as SXI1072 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 31st October. The aircraft is already in QANTASLink New ‘Roo livery and will be the second Two Class Boeing 717-200 for QANTASLink and is a former Midwest Airlines and Mexicana Click aircraft.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Returns from Sydney.

October 27, 2013

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6201 this evening.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZC Positioning Flight.

October 27, 2013

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

27/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 27, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1897 Kalgoorlie – Perth
QF2289 Melbourne – Launceston.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQA Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

October 26, 2013

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQA positioned Auckland – Christchurch for maintenance early this evening as QF6172.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZA Positioning Flight.

October 26, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZA positioned Melbourne –Adelaide this morning as QF6115.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positions to Sydney.

October 26, 2013

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this morning as QF6200.

26/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 26, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1874 Cairns – Darwin
QF1939 Darwin – Alice Springs
QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns
QF2138 Melbourne – Canberra
QF2139 Canberra – Melbourne.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI Returns from Chateauroux Painting.

October 26, 2013

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI positioned Chateauroux – Toulouse following painting today.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGL Positioning Flight.

October 25, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGL positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6115 this evening following the cancellation of QF551.

25/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 25, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF460 Melbourne – Sydney
QF463 Sydney – Melbourne
QF551 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1116 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1117 Port Hedland
QF1707 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1768 Brisbane – Mackay
QF1769 Mackay – Brisbane
QF1902 Perth – Karratha
QF1903 Karratha – Perth
QF2284 Launceston – Melbourne
QF2358 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF2359 Rockhampton – Brisbane
QF2449 Moranbah – Brisbane.

24/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 24, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF442 Melbourne – Sydney
QF457 Sydney – Melbourne
QF469 Sydney – Melbourne
QF540 Sydney – Brisbane
QF553 Brisbane – Sydney
QF600 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF613 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF850 Melbourne – Canberra
QF853 Canberra – Melbourne
QF900 Perth – Karratha
QF1060 Perth – Kalgoorlie
QF1061 Kalgoorlie – Perth
QF1473 Sydney – Canberra
QF1474 Canberra – Sydney
QF1898 Perth – Karratha
QF1899 Karratha – Perth
QF1902 Perth – Karratha
QF1903 Karratha – Perth
QF2410 Brisbane – Emerald
QF2411 Emerald – Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Positioning Flight.

October 24, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE positioned Los Angeles – Sydney this evening as QF6003.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

October 23, 2013

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF636 from Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZE Positioning Flight.

October 23, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZE positioned Canberra – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6113.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Positioning Flight.

October 23, 2013

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

23/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 23, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF418 Melbourne – Sydney
QF437 Sydney – Melbourne
QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF457 Sydney – Melbourne
QF469 Sydney – Melbourne
QF477 Canberra – Melbourne
QF533 Brisane – Sydney
QF540 Sydney – Brisbane
QF1460 Canberra – Sydney
QF2057 Melbourne – Devonport
QF2058 Devonport – Melbourne
QF2061 Melbourne – Devonport
QF2302 Townsville – Cairns
QF2310 Townsville – Cairns
QF2313 Cairns – Townsville.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS Operates Santiago de Chile Rotation.

October 23, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS operated the QF27/QF28 Sydney – Santiago de Chile rotation today in place of the usual Boeing 747-400ER.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZJ First Flight.

October 22, 2013

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZJ made its first flight from Renton – Boeing Field today as BOE067.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXG Positions to Townsville Maintenance.

October 22, 2013

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXG positioned Perth – Townsville this evening as QF6200 for repaint.

Withdrawn QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJZ Leaves Australia.

October 22, 2013

Withdrawn QANTAS Boeing 737-436 VH-TJZ left Australia today routing Sydney – Apia – Honolulu – Victorville as QF6027.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZM Positions for Broome Extra.

October 22, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZM positioned Perth – Broome as QF6100 this morning in order to operate a Broome – Sydney extra as QF1041.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZC Positions for Broome Extra.

October 22, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZC positioned Melbourne –Broome as QF6160 this morning in order to operate a Broome – Melbourne extra as QF1351.

22/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 22, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF417 Sydney – Melbourne
QF440 Melbourne – Sydney
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF490 Melbourne – Sydney
QF906 Perth – Karratha
QF907 Karratha – Perth
QF993 Melbourne – Karratha
QF994 Karratha – Melbourne
QF1003 Melbourne – Karratha
QF1004 Karratha – Melbourne
QF1479 Sydney – Canberra
QF1480 Canberra – Sydney
QF1493 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG Positioning Flight.

October 21, 2013

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG positioned Perth –Melbourne this evening following the cancellation of QF776.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGL Continues from Adelaide.

October 21, 2013

Following its diversion to Adelaide late last night, QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGL continued the diverted QF767 Brisbane – Perth this afternoon routing Adelaide – Perth as QF767.

Withdrawn QANTAS B737-400 VH-TJZ Prepares to Leave Australia.

October 21, 2013

Withdrawn QANTAS Boeing 737-436 VH-TJZ positioned Melbourne – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6027.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

October 21, 2013

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

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT QF6 Double Diversions.

October 21, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operating QF6 Singapore –Sydney (depart Singapore 20th October) diverted via Adelaide this morning. The aircraft departed for Sydney but further diverted via Melbourne.

21/10/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 21, 2013

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF417 Sydney – Melbourne
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF776 Perth – Melbourne
QF856 Melbourne – Canberra
QF896 Perth – Karratha
QF897 Karratha – Perth
QF1098 Perth – Newman
QF1099 Newman – Perth
QF1419 Sydney – Canberra
QF1422 Canberra – Sydney
QF1460 Canberra – Sydney
QF1706 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1707 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1768 Brisbane – Mackay
QF1769 Mackay – Brisbane
QF2021 Armidale – Sydney
QF2040 Sydney – Armidale
QF2574 Brisbane – Roma
QF2575 Roma – Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Returns from Los Angeles.

October 20, 2013

Following its diversion to Los Angeles on 18th October, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI returned to service tonight operating QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGL QF767 Adelaide Diversion.

October 20, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGL operating QF767 Brisbane – Perth diverted to Adelaide late tonight.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Quick Los Angeles Turnaround.

October 20, 2013

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM operated QF107 Sydney –Los Angeles today then turned around immediately to operate Los Angeles – Brisbane – Sydney as QF8D. This is the continuation of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney of 18th October which diverted to Los Angeles when Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI encountered a bird strike on departure from Dallas-Fort Worth. As a result of VH-OJM’s turnaround QF107 Los Angeles – New York JFK and QF108 New York JFK – Los Angeles  were cancelled

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Positioning Flight.

October 20, 2013

QANTASLink B717-231 VH-NXO positioned Melbourne – Brisbane  this evening as QF6201.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Positions to Manila Maintenance.

October 20, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong today then positioned Hong Kong – Manila for maintenance as QF6011.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQC Positions for Dunedin – Sydney Service.

October 20, 2013

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQC positioned Auckland – Dunedin this afternoon in order to operate a one-off Dunedin – Sydney service as QF116.  As a result no QF114 Auckland – Sydney was scheduled today.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQD QF56 Canberra Diversion.

October 20, 2013

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQD operating QF56 Auckland – Sydney diverted via Canberra this afternoon due to Sydney airport being temporarily closed due to United B747-400 NA182UA making an emergency landing.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Manila Maintenance.

October 20, 2013

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 24th September, positioned Manila – Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning as QF6016 then returned to service in the evening as QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.




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