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Monthly Archives: March 2014

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXH Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

March 31, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXH entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF534 from Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Returns from Adelaide Maintenance.

March 31, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ, which has been under maintenance at Adelaide since 1st March, positioned Adelaide – Brisbane this evening as QF6200.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXF Brisbane Test Flight.

March 31, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXF, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 23rd March, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight early this afternoon as QF6111.

31/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 31, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1461 Sydney – Canberra
QF1462 Canberra – Sydney
QF1467 Sydney – Canberra
QF1468 Canberra – Sydney
QF1475 Sydney – Canberra
QF1476 Canberra – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF8 Noumea Diversion.

March 30, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating the Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane sector of  QF8 Dallas – Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 28th March) diverted via Noumea this morning for fuel.

30/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 30, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF2254 Sydney – Lord Howe Island
QF2255 Lord Howe Island – Sydney.

29/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 29, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

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
QF2440 Brisbane – Lord Howe Island
QF2441 Lord Howe Island – Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF2 Dubai Turnaround.

March 28, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 27th March), however the onward flight to Sydney was cancelled. Instead, following the early QF9 A380 technical issue at Dubai, the aircraft turned around and operated the delayed QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow sector.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO Positioning Flight.

March 28, 2014

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO positioned Brisbane – Perth early this evening as QF6115.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGM Positioning Flight.

March 28, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGM positioned Melbourne – Sydney late this afternoon as QF6125.

28/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 28, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF2 Dubai – Sydney
QF152 Auckland – Melbourne
QF436 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1427 Sydney – Canberra
QF1428 Canberra – Sydney
QF1483 Sydney – Canberra Read more »

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Dubai Technical Issue.

March 28, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 27th March) arrived into Dubai early this morning. However after departure on the onward flight to London Heathrow the aircraft was forced to return to Dubai due to an engine issue.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO Brisbane Technical Issue.

March 27, 2014

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO operated QF650 Perth – Brisbane this morning, however the return QF597 Brisbane – Perth was cancelled due to a technical issue.

26/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 27, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF414 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF503 Brisbane – Sydney
QF614 Melbourne – Brisbane Read more »

27/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 27, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF153 Melbourne – Auckland
QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF437 Sydney – Melbourne
QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF537 Brisbane – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYC Sydney Test Flight.

March 26, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYC, which spent yesterday out of service at Sydney, undertook a Sydney – Sydney test flight late this morning as QF6113.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQE Positioning Flights.

March 26, 2014

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQE positioned Christchurch – Queenstown this morning as QF6001, then continued Queenstown – Auckland late in the afternoon as QF6014.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYI QF1098 Karratha Diversion.

March 25, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYI operating QF1098 Perth – Newman operated via Karratha this afternoon following the cancellation of the earlier QF916 Perth – Karratha.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQE Positions to Christchurch.

March 25, 2014

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQE positioned Auckland – Christchurch this afternoon as QF6001. The aircraft undertook tests en route making several circuits at 38,000 ft off Bruce Bay before routing to around the South of the South Island.

25/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 25, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF402 Melbourne – Sydney
QF441 Sydney – Melbourne
QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBS Positioning Flight.

March 24, 2014

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBS positioned Perth – Melbourne this evening following the cancellation of QF768.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGN Canberra Technical Issue.

March 24, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-OGN operated QF804 Melbourne – Canberra this morning, however the return QF811 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Canberra – Melbourne later in the morning as QF6111.

24/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 24, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF405 Sydney – Melbourne
QF418 Melbourne – Sydney
QF443 Sydney – Melbourne
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF454 Melbourne – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXF Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

March 23, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXF entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF656 from Adelaide.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Positioning Flights.

March 23, 2014

QANTASLink B717-231 VH-NXO positioned Perth – Broome this evening as QF6200, then immediately returned to Perth as QF6201.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Operates Los Angeles Charter.

March 23, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated a Sydney – Los Angeles charter this evening as QF6033.  As a result no QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles was scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Operates Phoenix Charter.

March 23, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated a Sydney – Phoenix charter this evening as QF6031. The aircraft then positioned Phoenix – Dallas Fort Worth as QF6021 in order to operate tomorrow’s QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney. As a result no QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth is scheduled tomorrow.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGK Sydney Test Flight.

March 23, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 767-336ER VH-OGK, which has been out of service at Sydney since 21st March, operated a three hour Sydney – Sydney circuit this morning as QF6160.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

March 22, 2014

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this morning after arriving as QF652 from Perth.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR Enters Service.

March 21, 2014

Former Jetstar A330-200 VH-EBR entered QANTAS service this morning operating QF609 Brisbane – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXO Positioning Flight.

March 21, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXO positioned Canberra – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6115.

21/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 21, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF833 Canberra – Melbourne
QF912 Perth – Karratha
QF919 Karratha – Perth
QF1419 Sydney – Canberra
QF1422 Canberra – Sydney
QF1427 Sydney – Canberra Read more »

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXQ Returns from Adelaide.

March 20, 2014

Following the technical issue it encountered on 18th March, QANTAS B737-838 VH-VXQ positioned Adelaide – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6114.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR Returns from Singapore Maintenance.

March 20, 2014

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since March 7th, positioned Singapore – Brisbane this morning as QF6006. The aircraft has been repainted from Jetstar into QANTAS New ‘Roo livery.

20/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 20, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF547 Brisbane – Sydney
QF550 Sydney – Brisbane
QF2129 Gladstone – Sydney
QF2307 Gladstone – Brisbane.

19/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 19, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF450 Melbourne – Sydney
QF451 Sydney – Melbourne
QF469 Sydney – Melbourne
QF730 Adelaide – Sydney
QF1419 Sydney – Canberra
QF1422 Canberra – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns from Dubai.

March 18, 2014

Following the shortened and delayed QF9D Melbourne – Dubai sector it operated yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQD returned from Dubai this evening operating today’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXQ Adelaide Technical Issue.

March 18, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXQ encountered a technical issue at Adelaide this afternoon after arriving as QF667 from Brisbane. Aircraft allocations for flights departing Adelaide were switched to prevent any cancellations, however a morning flight will need to be cancelled if the aircraft cannot be repaired overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Dubai Flight Swap.

March 18, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into Dubai as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 17th March) this morning, then went forward operating today’s QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector. There was no QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai departing yesterday.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Positioning Flight.

March 18, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR, which spent the morning out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6112.

18/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 18, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF477 Canberra – Melbourne
QF1101 Newman – Perth
QF1510 Canberra – Sydney
QF1513 Sydney – Canberra
QF1516 Canberra – Sydney
QF1519 Sydney – Canberra Read more »

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Positioning Flight.

March 17, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE positioned Cairns – Alice Springs late tonight as QF6200, continuing Alice Springs – Perth as QF6201.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates Delayed and Shortened QF9.

March 17, 2014

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQD departed Melbourne early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D. The flight will only operate as far as Dubai.

17/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 17, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow
QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai
QF515 Brisbane – Sydney
QF532 Sydney – Brisbane
QF1851 Cairns – Ayers Rock
QF1884 Perth – Kalgoorlie Read more »

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positions for Phoenix Charter.

March 16, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today, the aircraft then positioned Dallas-Fort Worth – Phoenix as QF6022 in order to operate a Phoenix – Sydney charter as QF6030. As a result no QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney was scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Positions for Phoenix Charter.

March 16, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF107 Sydney – Los Angeles today, the aircraft then positioned Los Angeles – Phoenix as QF6020 in order to operate a Phoenix – Sydney charter as QF6032. As a result no QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was scheduled today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Melbourne Technical Issue.

March 16, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 14th March), however it was unable to operate its next scheduled service as QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow due to a fuel pump issue. The flight has been delayed overnight and will now only operate as far as Dubai.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZJ Melbourne Grand Prix Flypast.

March 16, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZJ operated a Melbourne – Melbourne circuit as QF6620 this afternoon in order to perform a flypast of the Melbourne Grand Prix.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZJ Operates Perth Scenic Flight.

March 15, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZJ operated a 45 minute Perth – Perth flight as QF1350 this afternoon making several circuits of the CBD and one of Rottnest Island.

14/03/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

March 14, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1124 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1125 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1516 Canberra – Sydney
QF1517 Sydney – Canberra.




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