QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXR Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXR, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 14th August, undertook a two and a half hour Brisbane – Brisbane test flight late this morning as QF6111.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF2 Perth Technical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating the Dubai – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 29th August and using callsign QF2D) diverted to Perth in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue. The flight attempted to continue Perth – Sydney during the afternoon after a delay of around 13 hours but had to return to the gate.

31/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF2009 Tamworth – Sydney
QF2012 Sydney- Tamworth
QF2536 Brisbane – Roma
QF2537 Roma – Brisbane.

30/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1421 Sydney – Canberra
QF1422 Canberra – Sydney
QF1486 Canberra – Sydney
QF1495 Sydney – Canberra
QF1576 Sydney – Hervey Bay
QF1577 Hervey Bay – Sydney (more…)

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates QF2 as QF2D.

Due to the overnight delay of yesterday’s QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney, QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operated tonight’s scheduled QF2 service using callsign QF2D.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Hobart Rescue Mission.

Following the B717-200 technical issue at Hobart this morning, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU positioned Sydney – Hobart as QF6200 this afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF1504 Hobart – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF2.

Following it’s overnight delay at Melbourne on 27th August, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into London Heathrow as QF9D from Melbourne  and Dubai this morning, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney using QF2 as its callsign.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT operated QF1501 Melbourne – Hobart this morning, however the return QF1502 and the subsequent QF1503 Melbourne – Hobart were cancelled due to a technical issue.

29/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1502 Hobart – Melbourne
QF1503 Melbourne – Hobart
QF1546 Canberra – Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF9.

Following the technical issue it encountered last night, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI departed Melbourne this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D.

28/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF513 Brisbane – Sydney
QF514 Sydney – Brisbane
QF1115 Port Hedland – Perth
QF1461 Sydney – Canberra
QF1462 Canberra – Sydney
QF1471 Sydney – Canberra (more…)

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into Melbourne this evening as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai, however its scheduled departure as QF9 to Dubai and London Heathrow has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Has Wallabies Decals Added.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH, which arrived into Sydney as QF2 from London Heathrow and Dubai on the morning of 25th August, returned to service as QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth this afternoon having had Wallabies rugby decals added.

27/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF540 Sydney – Brisbane
QF553 Brisbane – Sydney
QF2280 Launceston – Melbourne
QF2281 Melbourne – Launceston
QF2466 Brisbane – Moranbah (more…)

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT operated QF1529 Canberra – Melbourne this morning, however the return QF1530 and subsequent services from Canberra were cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Melbourne – Canberra late in the evening as QF6200.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBF Returns from Paya Lebar Maintenance.

Former Jetstar A330-200 VH-EBF, which has been under maintenance at Paya Lebar since 5th August, positioned Paya Lebar – Brisbane for further maintenance this morning as QF6010. This aircraft was new to Jetstar and this was its first flight under a QF callsign. We understand the aircraft has been repainted into QANTAS New ‘Roo livery but have not yet sighted it to confirm.

26/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF466 Melbourne – Sydney
QF467 Sydney – Melbourne
QF492 Melbourne – Sydney
QF496 Melbourne – Sydney
QF569 Sydney – Perth
QF833 Canberra – Melbourne (more…)

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZI QF772 Perth Medical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZI operating QF772 Perth – Melbourne was approaching Mount Holland,WA, when it turned back to Perth due to a medical emergency on board. The aircraft was able to continue the flight shortly thereafter.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 3rd August, operated a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this afternoon as QF6112.

25/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF444 Melbourne – Sydney
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1422 Canberra – Sydney
QF1463 Sydney – Canberra
QF1466 Canberra – Sydney
QF1477 Sydney – Canberra (more…)

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Operates QF11.

QANTAS Boeing 747-400ER VH-OEJ operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today in place of the usual A380 due to an A380 Sydney – Brisbane – Los Angeles charter operating today.

24/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF420 Melbourne – Sydney
QF441 Sydney – Melbourne
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF465 Sydney – Melbourne
QF488 Melbourne – Sydney (more…)

23/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF458 Melbourne – Sydney
QF690 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF1471 Sydney – Canberra
QF1472 Canberra – Sydney
QF1475 Sydney – Canberra
QF1476 Canberra – Sydney (more…)

Former Jetstar A330-200 VH-EBK Positions to Singapore Maintenance.

Former Jetstar A330-200 VH-EBK, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 22nd July, positioned Brisbane – Singapore as QF6011 this afternoon for repaint into QANTAS livery. The aircraft has been reconfigured to QANTAS specification 28J/243Y configuration.

22/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF508 Sydney – Brisbane
QF2503 Cairns – Hamilton Island
QF2504 Hamilton Island – Cairns.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR QF652 Adelaide Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR operating QF652 Perth – Adelaide (depart Perth 22nd August) diverted via Adelaide in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency on board. Dispensation was granted to break the Adelaide night curfew.

 

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZM Continues Diverted QF864.

Following the earlier diversion of QF864 Sydney – Coolangatta to Brisbane, the flight was taken over by QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZM which operated Brisbane – Coolangatta using the QF864 callsign.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZS Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZS, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 30th July, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight early this afternoon as QF6151.

21/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF551 Brisbane – Sydney
QF819 Canberra – Melbourne
QF850 Melbourne – Canberra
QF1427 Sydney – Canberra
QF1476 Canberra – Sydney
QF1529 Canberra – Melbourne (more…)

QANTAS Confirm Boeing 787-9 Order.

QANTAS today confirmed an order for eight Boeing 787-9s, with four to arrive in the 2017-2018 financial year and four to arrive in the 2018-2019 financial year. This represents three aircraft which are a conversion of Boeing 787-8s originally destined for Jetstar and five conversions of previously held options into firm orders. The aircraft will be used to replace the five remaining non-ER Boeing 747-400s and for network growth. QANTAS have indicated the aircraft will be configured for around 250 seats meaning the increase of capacity over the five Boeing 747-400s will only be in the region of 210 seats,

QANTAS Full Year Figures 2014 – 2015.

QANTAS today reported its full year figures for the period to 30th June 2015.  QANTAS reported a Statutory Profit of A$789 million compared to a Statutory Loss of A$2.84 billion last year.. QANTAS Domestic showed a profit of A$480 million, up from A$30 million last year. QANTAS International showed a profit of A$267 million, compared to a loss of A$497 million last year. Jetstar recorded a profit of A$230 million, against a loss of A$110 million last year. Of the Jetstar divisions the New Zealand operation moved into profit for the first time, Jetstar Asia returned to profit, Jetstar Pacific made a profit whilst Jetstar Japan made a loss, albeit a smaller loss than last year. There is no report on how much the Jetstar Hong Kong sage cost. QANTAS Frequent Flyer reported A$315 million profit, up from a A$286 million profit last year. QANTAS Freight reported an A$114 million profit, up from A$24 million last year.

20/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF424 Melbourne – Sydney
QF443 Sydney – Melbourne
QF456 Melbourne – Sydney
QF479 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1419 Sydney – Canberra
QF1461 Sydney – Canberra (more…)

19/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF423 Sydney – Melbourne
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF467 Sydney – Melbourne
QF513 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1477 Sydney – Canberra (more…)

18/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF544 Sydney – Brisbane
QF1064 Perth – Kalgoorlie
QF1065 Kalgoorlie – Perth
QF1708 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1709 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1760 Brisbane – Mackay (more…)

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Paraburdoo Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated QF1800 Perth – Paraburdoo early this morning, however the return QF1801 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Paraburdoo – Perth late in the afternoon as QF6205

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Delayed After Canberra Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL was unable to operate today following overnight maintenance at Canberra and was unable to position Canberra – Sydney this morning as scheduled. This initially caused the cancellation of QF1511 Sydney – Canberra and caused cancellations and delays across the Canberra B717 network today.

17/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF445 Sydney – Melbourne
QF488 Melbourne – Sydney
QF495 Sydney – Melbourne
QF496 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1511 Sydney – Canberra
QF1528 Melbourne – Canberra (more…)

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Returns from Canberra.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink  Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 this morning and returned to service operating QF1509 Sydney – Hobart.

15/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1504 Hobart – Melbourne
QF1507 Melbourne – Hobart
QF1516 Canberra – Sydney
QF1536 Melbourne – Canberra
QF1541 Canberra – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZA Karratha Cancellation.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZA operated QF908 Perth – Karratha this morning, however the return QF909 was cancelled and the aircraft instead positioned Karratha – Port Hedland – Perth as QF6155.

14/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF531 Brisbane – Sydney
QF538 Sydney – Brisbane
QF614 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF909 Karratha – Perth
QF1420 Canberra – Sydney
QF1421 Sydney – Canberra (more…)

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

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN, which has been under maintenance at Adelaide since 13th July, positioned Adelaide – Brisbane late this morning as QF6202 and immediately returned to service operating QF1958 Brisbane – Gladstone.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXO Darwin Rescue Mission.

Following the technical return of yesterday’s QF843 Darwin – Sydney to Darwin, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXO positioned Brisbane – Darwin as QF6114 early this morning in order to operate yesterday’s delayed QF843 Darwin – Sydney as QF843D.

13/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF490 Melbourne – Sydney
QF513 Brisbane – Sydney
QF618 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF631 Brisbane – Melbourne (more…)

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYE QF843 Darwin Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYE operating QF843 Darwin – Sydney stopped the climb at 11,000 ft this afternoon due to a technical issue, circled to work checklists and then returned to Darwin for a safe landing. The flight has been delayed overnight.

12/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF493 Sydney – Melbourne
QF540 Sydney – Brisbane
QF553 Brisbane – Sydney
QF608 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF621 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF1112 Perth – Port Hedland (more…)

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Overnight Hong Kong Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operated today’s scheduled QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong, however due to the 24 hour delay to yesterday’s service, there is no rested 747 crew available in Hong Kong to operate the return QF128, and this therefore been delayed overnight.

11/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF405 Sydney – Melbourne
QF408 Melbourne – Sydney
QF418 Melbourne – Sydney
QF451 Sydney – Melbourne
QF464 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1508 Hobart – Sydney (more…)

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Airbridge Damage Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS preparing to operating QF1515 Sydney – Canberra sustained minor demage when struck by an airbridge this afternoon causing the cancellation of the flight. The aircraft later positioned Sydney – Canberra as QF6200.

10/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF419 Sydney – Melbourne
QF488 Melbourne – Sydney
QF538 Sydney – Brisbane
QF547 Brisbane – Sydney
QF1480 Canberra – Sydney
QF1515 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC Batam Rescue Mission.

Following the diversion of yesterday’s QF51 Brisbane – Singapore to Batam, QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC positioned Singapore – Batam in the early hours of this morning as QF6001 in order to continue the diverted flight, routing Batam – Singapore as QF51. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed QF6 Singapore – Sydney.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPF QF51 Batam Diversion.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPF operating QF51 Brisbane – Singapore diverted to Batam, Indonesia this afternoon due to weather. Crew then subsequently went out of hours before the aircraft could continue.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS Overnight Hong Kong Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS operated today’s scheduled QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong, however due to the 24 hour delay to yesterday’s service, there is no rested 747 crew available in Hong Kong to operate the return QF128, and this therefore been delayed overnight.

09/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1476 Canberra – Sydney
QF1483 Sydney – Canberra
QF1484 Canberra – Sydney
QF1495 Sydney – Canberra
QF2077 Mildura – Melbourne
QF2281 Melbourne – Launceston
QF2282 Launceston – Melbourne.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Returns from Hong Kong.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM departed Hong Kong this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQG Continues from Christchurch.

Following its diversion yesterday, JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQG departed Christchurch early this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted QF121 Sydney – Queenstown, routing Christchurch – Queenstown. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed QF122 Queenstown – Sydney as QF122D.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQG QF121 Invercargill and Christchurch Diversions.

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQG operating QF121 Sydney – Queenstown diverted to Invercargill this afternoon due to weather at Queenstown. The aircraft then departed Invercargill, made a further failed attempt to land at Queenstown before heading to Christchurch. As a result QF122 Queenstown – Sydney has been delayed overnight.

07/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF147 Sydney – Auckland
QF171 Melbourne – Wellington
QF172 Wellington – Melbourne
QF479 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1419 Sydney – Canberra
QF1461 Sydney – Canberra (more…)

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXB Returns from Adelaide, Operates Freight Flight.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXB positioned Adelaide – Sydney as QF6114 early this afternoon. The aircraft then operated the QF469/QF460 Sydney – Melbourne rotation before operating a Sydney – Brisbane freight flight as QF7381.

06/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF424 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1461 Sydney – Canberra
QF1462 Canberra – Sydney
QF1471 Sydney – Canberra
QF1472 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Operates QF18.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operated QF18 Los Angeles – Sydney late tonight. No QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was scheduled today.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXB Adelaide Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXB operated QF668 Perth – Adelaide this morning, however its next scheduled flight as QF690 Adelaide – Melbourne was cancalled due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBV Operates Jakarta Rotation.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBV operated the QF41/QF42 Sydney – Jakarta rotation today. This was the first International service to be operated by this aircraft and the first International service to be operated by an A330-200 in 28J/243Y configuration.

05/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF419 Sydney – Melbourne
QF436 Melbourne – Sydney
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF465 Sydney – Melbourne
QF690 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF898 Perth – Karratha (more…)

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since July 7th, returned to service this morning operating QF61 Brisbane – Tokyo Narita. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 28J/269Y with Flat Beds in Business Class and Panasonic IFE.

04/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF441 Sydney – Melbourne
QF456 Melbourne – Sydney
QF900 Perth – Karratha
QF901 Karratha – Perth
QF1420 Canberra – Sydney
QF1421 Sydney – Canberra (more…)

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPF QF20 Darwin Diversion.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPF operating QF20 Manila – Sydney (depart Manila 3rd August) diverted via Darwin in the early hours of this morning in what appears to have been a planned operation.

03/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF548 Sydney – Brisbane
QF1464 Canberra – Sydney
QF1485 Sydney – Canberra
QF2009 Tamworth – Sydney
QF2012 Sydney – Tamworth
QF2448 Brisbane – Moranbah (more…)

01/08/15 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF534 Sydney – Melbourne
QF2302 Townsville – Cairns
QF2478 Cairns – Weipa
QF2479 Weipa – Cairns
QF2388 Cairns – Horn Island
QF2489 Horn Island – Cairns (more…)

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