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Monthly Archives: May 2014

QANTASLink B717-2BL VH-YQW Hobart Demonstration Flight.

May 31, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW flew a Hobart – Hobart demonstration flight as QF6640 this afternoon then positioned Hobart – Melbourne as QF6720.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Positioning Flight.

May 31, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO positioned Alice Springs – Cairns late this morning as QF6200.

31/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 31, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF754 Adelaide – Darwin
QF757 Darwin – Adelaide
QF792 Perth – Darwin
QF793 Darwin – Perth
QF824 Brisbane – Darwin
QF825 Darwin – Brisbane Read more »

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

May 30, 2014

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBS, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 13th May, positioned Singapore – Sydney this evening as QF6006.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Positions for Service Entry.

May 30, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW positioned Adelaide – Hobart as QF6200 early this evening in preparation for service entry. The aircraft is named “The Tassie Devil” and carries a Tasmanian Devil logo and paw prints.

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

May 30, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYC, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 30th April, returned to service this morning operating QF515 Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS Announce Karratha – East Coast Withdrawal.

May 30, 2014

QANTAS today announced that it is to withdrawn its direct Boeing 737-800 links between East Coast cities and Karratha from the end of June 2014. Final flight dates are as follows:

23rd June 2014 – QF991/QF992 Melbourne – Karratha

24th June 2014 – QF993/QF994 Brisbane – Karratha

26th June 2014 – QF995/QF996 Sydney – Karratha.

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

May 30, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYI, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 16th May, returned to service this morning operating QF798 Brisbane – Cairns.

30/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 30, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF437 Sydney – Melbourne
QF450 Melbourne – Sydney
QF621 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF626 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF1463 Sydney – Canberra
QF1466 Canberra – Sydney
QF2170 Sydney – Port Macquarie
QF2171 Port Macquarie – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXB Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

May 29, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXB entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF548 from Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYB Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

May 29, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYB entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF632 from Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYC Brisbane Test Flight.

May 29, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYC, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 30th April, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this afternoon as QF6114.

29/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 29, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF464 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1427 Sydney – Canberra
QF1428 Canberra – Sydney
QF1461 Sydney – Canberra
QF1462 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Short QF1.

May 28, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated a shortened QF1 service today routing Sydney – Dubai with no onward service to London Heathrow. The aircraft will operate Dubai – Melbourne tomorrow as QF110.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Appears with Football Boots.

May 28, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ, which has been at the Sydney Jetbase since arriving as QF108 from New York JFK and Los Angeles on 25th May, operated QF27 Sydney – Santiago today with added football boot decals on the tail, a football on the rear fuselage and “Proudly Supporting the Socceroos” titles.

28/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 28, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1913 Karratha – Perth
QF1914 Perth – Karratha.

Withdrawn QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Positions to Victorville.

May 27, 2014

Withdrawn QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL positioned Los Angeles – Victorville for storage as QF6024 this morning.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Adelaide Test Flight.

May 27, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW undertook an Adelaide – Adelaide test flight this morning as QF6200.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZM Ginbata Rescue Mission.

May 27, 2014

Following the earlier B737-800 technical issue at Ginbata, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZM positioned Perth – Ginbata this afternoon as QF6122 in order to operate the delayed QF1351 Ginbata – Perth charter.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXL Positioning Flight.

May 27, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXL, which has been out of service at Adelaide since 24th May, positioned Adelaide – Sydney as QF6112 this morning then returned to service as QF536 Sydney – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZE Ginbata Charter and Technical Issue.

May 27, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZE operated a Perth – Ginbata charter as QF1350 this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF1351 due to a technical issue. The aircraft later positioned Ginbata – Newman – Perth during the afternoon as QF6132.

27/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 27, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF402 Melbourne – Sydney
QF405 Sydney – Melbourne
QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF422 Melbourne – Sydney
QF441 Sydney – Melbourne
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates Short QF8.

May 26, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operated  QF8 as Dallas-F0rt W0rth – Brisbane only this evening with no onward sector to Sydney. The aircraft will then operate QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles on 28th May. This is to cover for there being no QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane operating this evening.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Positioning Flight.

May 26, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL positioned Darwin – Perth late this afternoon as QF6201.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Withdrawn.

May 26, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL was withdrawn from service at Los Angeles this morning after arriving as QF107 from Sydney. This brings the B747-400 fleet down to 13 aircraft (including ER models).

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Positioning Flight.

May 26, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated the Darwin – Alice Springs sector of QF1935 Darwin – Alice Springs – Perth this morning, however the onward service to Perth was cancelled and the aircraft instead positioned Alice Springs – Cairns as QF6200.

26/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 26, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF438 Melbourne – Sydney
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF732 Adelaide – Sydney
QF1935 Alice Springs – Perth
QF1953 Darwin – Gove – Cairns
QF2313 Cairns – Townsville.

25/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 25, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF408 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1483 Sydney – Canberra
QF1484 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXL Returns from Darwin.

May 24, 2014

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXL departed Darwin this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF757 Darwin – Adelaide.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXB Positioning Flight.

May 23, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXB positioned Sydney – Brisbane this evening as QF6115.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXL Darwin Technical Issue.

May 23, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXL operated QF754 Adelaide – Darwin this morning, however the return QF757 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGJ Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

May 23, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGJ, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since May 5th, returned to service this afternoon as QF533 Brisbane – Sydney.

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

May 23, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYA, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since April 18th, returned to service this morning operating QF515 Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Returns from Ayers Rock.

May 23, 2014

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN positioned Ayers Rock – Cairns early this morning as QF6200.

23/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 23, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF432 Melbourne – Sydney
QF452 Melbourne – Sydney
QF447 Sydney – Melbourne
QF473 Sydney – Melbourne
QF502 Sydney – Brisbane
QF536 Sydney – Brisbane Read more »

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYE Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

May 22, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYE entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF634 from Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Ayers Rock Technical Issue.

May 22, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN encountered a technical issue at Ayers Rock this morning after arriving as QF1851 from Cairns.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYA Brisbane Test Flight.

May 22, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYA, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since April 18th, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this afternoon as QF6114.

22/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 22, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF429 Sydney – Melbourne
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF513 Brisbane – Sydney
QF530 Sydney – Brisbane
QF547 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1422 Canberra – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGM Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

May 21, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGM entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF546 from Brisbane.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR Enters Adelaide Maintenance.

May 21, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR entered the Adelaide maintenance facility today after arriving as QF1878 from Kalgoorlie.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Positioning Flight.

May 21, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH, which has been out of service at Brisbane since 18th May, positioned Brisbane – Adelaide this afternoon as QF6200.

QANTAS Drop First Class to Hong Kong.

May 21, 2014

QANTAS today announced that it will no longer offer a First Class cabin on the QF127/QF128 Sydney – Hong Kong service from September 29th 2014. Although there will still be A380 operation on this service on some days of the week, these flights will be operated in a cosmetic configuration with top tier Frequent Flyers booked in Business Class able to utilise the First Class seats, though with Business Class service.

21/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 21, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF412 Melbourne – Sydney
QF419 Sydney – Melbourne
QF468 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1064 Perth – Kalgoorlie
QF1065 Kalgoorlie – Perth
QF1422 Canberra – Sydney Read more »

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Late Night Rockhampton Trip.

May 20, 2014

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI positioned Brisbane – Rockhampton as QF6200 this evening, returning shortly afterwards as QF6201.

20/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 20, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF775 Melbourne – Perth
QF1102 Perth – Newman
QF1103 Newman – Perth
QF1471 Sydney – Canberra
QF1472 Canberra – Sydney
QF1479 Sydney – Canberra Read more »

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYL Positioning Flight.

May 19, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYL positioned Brisbane – Melbourne early this evening as QF6111.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEB Operates QF11.

May 19, 2014

QANTAS Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today in place of the usual A380.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Operates Short QF1.

May 19, 2014

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated a shortened QF1 routing Sydney – Dubai this afternoon with no onward service to London Heathrow. The aircraft will then operate Dubai – Melbourne tomorrow as QF110.

19/05/14 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 19, 2014

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF416 Melbourne – Sydney
QF417 Sydney – Melbourne
QF445 Sydney – Melbourne
QF631 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF776 Perth – Melbourne Read more »




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