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: April 2014

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYJ Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

April 30, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYJ entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF977 from Townsville.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYC Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

April 30, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYC entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF618 from Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Positioning Flight.

April 30, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE positioned Melbourne – Sydney early this morning as QF6003.

30/04/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 30, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF468 Melbourne – Sydney
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF2281 Melbourne – Launceston
QF2282 Launceston – Melbourne Read more »

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from Hong Kong.

April 29, 2014

Following the technical issue it encountered on 27th April, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI departed Hong Kong this morning operating yesterday evening’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Continues from Dubai.

April 29, 2014

Following the technical issue it encountered on 27th April, QANTAS A380 VH-OQE departed Dubai in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector of 27th April as QF10D.

29/04/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 29, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF107 Los Angeles – New York JFK
QF108 New York JFK – Los Angeles
QF197 Cairns – Port Moresby
QF198 Port Moresby – Cairns
QF402 Melbourne – Sydney
QF409 Sydney – Melbourne Read more »

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Hong Kong Switch.

April 28, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong today, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney as QF128D. Today’s QF128 has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Operates QF11/QF12 Rotation.

April 28, 2014

Following the A380 technical issues at Dubai and Hong Kong, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM operated the QF11/QF12 Sydney – Los Angeles today. QF12 used the crew that would normally have operated the QF107/QF108 Los Angeles – New York JFK tag tomorrow. Therefore this flight will be cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS QF52 Cairns Diversion.

April 28, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS operating QF52 Singapore – Brisbane (depart Singapore 27th April) diverted via Cairns this morning due to weather at  Brisbane.

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

April 28, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating the Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane sector of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 26th April) diverted via Noumea for fuel this morning due to weather at Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Positioning Flight.

April 28, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6001 late this morning in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

28/04/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 28, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF404 Melbourne – Sydney
QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF440 Melbourne – Sydney
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1419 Sydney – Canberra Read more »

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Hong Kong Technical Issue.

April 27, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong today, however the return QF128 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ Returns from Hong Kong.

April 27, 2014

Following its technical return to Hong Kong on 21st April, QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ departed Hong Kong tonight positioning Hong Kong – Sydney as QF30D.

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

April 27, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZA, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 21st April, returned to service this evening operating QF637 Brisbane – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZC Returns from Melbourne Maintenance.

April 27, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZC, which has been under maintenance at Melbourne since 22nd April, returned to service this afternoon operating QF685 Melbourne – Adelaide.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF10 Dubai Technical Issue.

April 27, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE arrived into Dubai as QF10 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 26th April) this morning, however the onward service to Melbourne has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Positions for Gladstone Rotation.

April 27, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU positioned Sydney – Brisbane late this morning as QF6200 in order to operate the QF1712/QF1713 Brisbane – Gladstone rotaton. The aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6201.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBI Operates Manila Extra.

April 26, 2014

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBI operated an additional Sydney – Manila rotation today as QF59/QF60.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR Positioning Flight.

April 26, 2014

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6019 this morning after arriving as QF42 from Jakarta.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL JetConnect Rescue Mission.

April 26, 2014

Following the earlier JetConnect technical issue at Auckland, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL positioned Melbourne – Auckland as QF6006 this morning in order to operate the delayed QF142 Auckland – Sydney. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6019.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQA Auckland Technical Issue.

April 26, 2014

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQA encountered a technical issue at Auckland this morning meaning it was unable to operate QF142 Auckland – Sydney as scheduled. The aircraft was able to position Auckland – Sydney as QF6171 during the afternoon before returning to service as QF149 Sydney – Auckland.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR Operates International Rotation.

April 25, 2014

Domestic configuration QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6005 this morning then operated the QF41/QF42 Sydney – Jakarta rotation today.

25/04/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 25, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1479 Sydney – Canberra
QF1480 Canberra – Sydney
QF2453 Moranbah – Brisbane
QF2454 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2458 Brisbane – Moranbah
QF2459 Moranbah – Brisbane Read more »

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZU Newman Technical Issue.

April 24, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZU operated QF1088 Perth – Newman this afternoon, however the return QF1089 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Newman – Perth late in the evening as QF6114.

24/04/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 24, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF463 Sydney – Melbourne
QF468 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1089 Newman – Perth
QF2010 Sydney – Tamworth
QF2011 Tamworth – Sydney.

23/04/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 23, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF444 Melbourne – Sydney
QF457 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1484 Canberra – Sydney
QF1495 Sydney – Canberra
QF2554 Brisbane – Roma
QF2557 Roma – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZC Enters Melbourne Maintenance.

April 22, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZC was stopped for maintenance at Melbourne this evening after arriving as QF637 from Brisbane.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPD Positioning Flight.

April 22, 2014

Following the A330-300 technical return to Hong Kong last night, QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPD positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6002 this morning in order to operate QF35 Melbourne – Singapore.

22/04/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellation.

April 22, 2014

QF1461 Sydney – Canberra did not operate today.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ Hong Kong Technical Return.

April 21, 2014

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ operated QF30 Hong Kong – Melbourne stopped the climb at 9,000 ft this evening due to a technical issue and returned to Hong Kong for a safe landing. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns from Hong Kong.

April 21, 2014

Following the technical issues it encountered at Hong Kong on 17th and 18th April, QANTAS A380 VH-OQD departed Hong Kong this evening operating Hong Kong – Sydney as QF128D.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZA Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

April 21, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZA entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF977 from Townsville.

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

April 21, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 14th March, returned to service today operating two additional Brisbane – Canberra rotations in place of QANTASLink B717-200 services; this morning as QF1245/QF1246 and this afternoon as QF1249/QF1250.

21/04/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 21, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF912 Perth – Karratha
QF919 Karratha – Perth
QF1484 Canberra – Sydney
QF1545 Brisbane – Canberra
QF1546 Canberra – Brisbane
QF1549 Brisbane – Canberra Read more »

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Positioning Flight.

April 20, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6018 this evening after arriving as the delayed QF94D from Los Angeles.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU Positioning Flight.

April 20, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6019 early this afternoon after arriving as the delayed QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane (depart Los Angeles 18th April).

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Positioning Flight.

April 20, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6007 this morning in order to operate QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Los Angeles.

April 19, 2014

Following its technical return to Los Angeles yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQK departed Los Angeles this morning operating the delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne of 17th April as QF94D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Fails to Return from Hong Kong.

April 19, 2014

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQD preapred to depart Hong Kong this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney as QF128D, however the aircraft returned to the stand and the flight has been further delayed.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Positioning Flight.

April 19, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI positioned Sydney – Melbourne late this morning as QF6007 in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

19/04/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 19, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

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

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Hong Kong Technical Issue.

April 18, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong today, however the return QF128 has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYA Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

April 18, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYA entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this afternoon after arriving as QF655 from Cairns.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Returns from London Heathrow.

April 18, 2014

Following the technical issue it encountered on 16th April, QANTAS A380 VH-OQL departed London Heathrow early this afternoon operating the delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney of 16th April as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK QF94 Los Angeles Technical Return.

April 18, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 17th April) was almost five hours into the flight when the aircraft turned back to Los Angeles due to two fuel pumps failing. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZM Operates Rockhampton Extras.

April 18, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZM operated two additional Brisbane – Rockhampton rotations this morning as QF1328/QF1329 and QF1336/QF1337.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGG Operates Good Friday Flight.

April 18, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGG operated Melbourne – Sydney this morning as QF6624, returning this afternoon as QF6625. The flights were operated for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday appeal.

18/04/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 18, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF456 Melbourne – Sydney
QF487 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1098 Perth – Newman
QF1099 Newman – Perth
QF1124 Perth – Port Hedland
QF1125 Port Hedland – Perth Read more »




banner