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Monthly Archives: April 2017

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZI Operates Solomon and Learmonth Fifo Sectors.

April 30, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZI operated a Perth – Solomon Fifo sector as QF1390 this morning, continuing Solomon – Learmonth as QF1391.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

April 30, 2017

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart 28th April) diverted via Brisbane for fuel this morning.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQE Continues from Wellington.

April 30, 2017

Following its diversion last night, JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQE departed Wellington this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted QF139 Sydney – Christchurch, routing Wellington – Christchurch using QF139 as its callsign.

30/04/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 30, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF2046 Sydney – Dubbo
QF2047 Dubbo – Sydney
QF2261 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2284 Launceston – Melbourne
QF2285 Melbourne – Launceston
QF2286 Launceston – Melbourne Read more »

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQE QF139 Wellington Diversion.

April 29, 2017

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQE operating QF139 Sydney – Christchurch diverted to Wellington late tonight due to weather at Christchurch.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQX Positioning Flight.

April 29, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQX, which spent yesterday out of service at Brisbane, positioned Brisbane – Canberra this evening as QF6201.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Positions to Manila Maintenance.

April 29, 2017

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD positioned London Heathrow – Manila for maintenance this evening as QF6009.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYG Positioning Flight.

April 29, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYG positioned Canberra – Sydney late this morning as QF6116 after arriving as QF949 from Brisbane. The aircraft then operated QF862 Sydney – Coolangatta.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZH Operates Port Hedland and Solomon Fifo Circuit.

April 29, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZH operated a Perth – Port Hedland – Solomon Fifo service this morning as QF1390, returning direct Solomon – Perth as QF1391.

29/04/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 29, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1480 Canberra – Sydney
QF1545 Brisbane – Canberra
QF2255 Lord Howe Island – Sydney.

 

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEB Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

April 28, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 22nd April, returned to service this afternoon operating QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile. The First Class cabin, normally used as a Business Class cabin for high tier frequent flyers, has had its seats refreshed in charcoal grey and black.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXM Positioning Flight.

April 28, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXM positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6115 late this morning after arriving as QF732 from Adelaide. The aircraft then operated QF949 Brisbane – Canberra.

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

April 28, 2017

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 26th April after a technical return to Perth on 25th April, positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as QF6015 this morning then returned to service operating QF37 Melbourne – Singapore.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYL Operates Ginbata Fifo Sector.

April 28, 2017

After overnighting at Ginbata, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYL operated a Ginbata – Perth Fifo sector this morning as QF1357.

28/04/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 28, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1425 Sydney – Canberra
QF1426 Canberra – Sydney
QF1545 Brsbane – Canberra
QF1546 Canberra – Brsbane
QF1549 Brsbane – Canberra
QF1550 Canberra – Brsbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYL Operates Ginbata Fifo Sector.

April 27, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYL operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector early this evening as QF1356.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXH Operates Ginbata Fifo Rotation.

April 27, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXH operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector as QF1350 this morning, returning this afternoon after eight hours on the ground as QF1351.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYC Operates Cloudbreak Fifo Rotation.

April 27, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYC operated a Perth – Cloudbreak Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1386/QF1387.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZO Operates Solomon Fifo Rotation.

April 27, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO operated a Perth – Solomon Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1388/QF1389.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZL Operates Christmas Creek Fifo Rotation.

April 27, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZL operated a Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1380/QF1381.

QANTAS Announce Melbourne – Perth – London Heathrow Schedule.

April 27, 2017

QANTAS today officially announced the schedule for its Melbourne – Perth – London Heathrow Boeing 787-9 service to commence on 24th March 2018. The service will take over the QF9/QF10 flight numbers from the withdrawn Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow A380 service. Schedules for the new service are as follows:

QF9 Melbourne 1520 – 1720 Perth 1850 – London Heathrow 0510+1

QF10 London Heathrow 1330 – 1315+1 Perth 1445+1 – Melbourne 2110+1.

QANTAS Announce End of Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow Service.

April 27, 2017

QANTAS today announced that it will cease operation of the QF9/QF10 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow A380 service with the final departure from Melbourne will operate on 23rd March 2018 with the final departure from London operating on 24th March 2018. No firm plans have been revealed for the freed A380 frames.

27/04/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 27, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF2101 Coffs Harbour – Sydney
QF2132 Melbourne – Canberra.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBE Operates Freight Flights.

April 26, 2017

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBE operated a Melbourne – Brisbane freight rotation late tonight as QF7301/QF7303.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

April 26, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6002 this morning after arriving as QF96 from Los Angeles.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYH Ginbata Fifo Rescue Mission.

April 26, 2017

Following the earlier Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Ginbata, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYH positioned Perth – Ginbata as QF6133 late this morning in order to operate the delayed QF1359 Ginbata – Perth Fifo sector.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN Positions to Brisbane Maintenance.

April 26, 2017

Following its technical return to Perth in the early hours of yesterday morning, QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN positioned Perth – Brisbane for maintenance attention this morning as QF6123.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYJ Operates Brisbane – Adelaide Extra.

April 26, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYJ operated an additional Brisbane – Adelaide sector this morning as QF1343. The aircraft then positioned Adelaide – Melbourne as QF6113 before operating QF444 Melbourne – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXB Operates Melbourne – Sydney Extra.

April 26, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXB operated an additional Melbourne – Sydney rotation this morning as QF1204/QF1205.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZY Ginbata Fifo Technical Issue.

April 26, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZY operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector as QF1358 early this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF1359 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Ginbata – Perth during the afternoon as QF6134.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Operates Solomon and Karratha Fifo Rotation.

April 26, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated a Perth – Solomon – Karratha Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1978/QF1979.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZV Operates Cloudbreak Fifo Rotation.

April 26, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZV operated a Perth – Cloudbreak Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1386/QF1387.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZO Operates Solomon Fifo Rotation.

April 26, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO operated a Perth – Solomon Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1388/QF1389.

26/04/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 26, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF440 Melbourne – Sydney
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF456 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne Read more »

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI QF117 Manila Diversion.

April 25, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI operating QF117 Sydney – Hong Kong diverted via Manila this afternoon due to long weather based hold times at Hong Kong. This was the only flight to divert.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ QF1901 Port Hedland Diversion.

April 25, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ operating QF1901 Karratha – Perth diverted via Port Hedland this afternoon.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZY Positioning Flight.

April 25, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZY positioned Melbourne – Perth as QF6112 this afternoon after arriving as QF762 from Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR Positioning Flight.

April 25, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6201 this afternoon after arriving as QF1525 from Sydney.

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

April 25, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since 17th April, returned to service this morning operating QF1510 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZP Operates Ginbata Fifo Sector.

April 25, 2017

After overnighting at Ginbata, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZP operated a Ginbata – Perth Fifo sector this morning as QF1357.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZO Solomon Fifo Rotation and Port Hedland Technical Issue.

April 25, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZO operated a Perth – Solomon Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1388/QF1389. The aircraft then operated QF1127 Perth – Port Hedland, however its next scheduled flight as QF984 Port Hedland – Perth was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Port Hedland – Perth late in the afternoon as QF6122.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZK Operates Christmas Creek Fifo Rotation.

April 25, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZK operated a Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1380/QF1381.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR Takes Over QF648.

April 25, 2017

Following the earlier technical return of QF648 Perth – Melbourne to Perth, the delayed flight was subsequently operated in the early hours of this morning by QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN QF648 Perth Technical Return.

April 25, 2017

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN operating QF648 Perth – Melbourne stopped the climb at 4,750 ft in the early hours of the morning due to a technical issue and returned immediately to Perth for a safe landing.

25/04/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 25, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF984 Port Hedland – Brisbane
QF1511 Sydney – Canberra
QF1514 Canberra – Sydney
QF1783 Mount Isa – Brisbane
QF2380 Brisbane – Hervey Bay
QF2381 Hervey Bay – Brisbane Read more »

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZP Operates Ginbata Fifo Sector.

April 24, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZP operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector early this evening as QF1356.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZX Operates Ginbata Fifo Rotation.

April 24, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZX operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector as QF1350 this morning, returning this afternoon after eight hours on the ground as QF1351.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQC QF133 Auckland Diversion and Positioning Flight.

April 24, 2017

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQC operating QF133 Melbourne – Christchurch (depart Melbourne 23rd April) diverted to Auckland early this morning due to weather at Christchurch. The aircraft continued Auckland – Christchurch then operated the delayed QF134 Christchurch – Brisbane before positioning Brisbane – Melbourne this evening as QF6171.

24/04/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

April 24, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF495 Sydney – Melbourne
QF619 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF1514 Canberra – Sydney
QF1517 Sydney – Canberra
QF1518 Canberra – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Operates Delayed QF2.

April 23, 2017

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operated last night’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney as QF2D this morning after arriving as the delayed QF9D from Melbourne and Dubai.




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