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Monthly Archives: May 2017

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

May 17, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo rotation early this evening as QF1358/QF1359.

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

May 17, 2017

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

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

May 17, 2017

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

17/05/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 17, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF2069 Adelaide – Whyalla
QF2266 Port Lincoln – Adelaide.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQC Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

May 16, 2017

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQC, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 10th May, returned to service this evening operating QF149 Sydney – Auckland.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZD Queenstown Training Mission.

May 16, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZD positioned Christchurch – Queenstown as QF6001 early this evening in order to operate night approach training training circuits, also as QF6001. The aircraft then positioned Queenstown – Christchurch as QF6005.

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

May 16, 2017

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBQ positioned Melbourne – Brisbane for maintenance as QF6112 this morning.

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

May 16, 2017

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

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA Positioning Flight.

May 16, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6001 early this morning in order to operate QF23 Sydney – Bangkok.

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

May 16, 2017

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

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

May 16, 2017

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

16/05/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 16, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF415 Sydney – Melbourne
QF418 Melbourne – Sydney
QF430 Melbourne – Sydney
QF460 Melbourne – Sydney
QF511 Brisbane – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZA Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

May 15, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZA entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF837 from Darwin.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZV QF594 Alice Springs Diversion.

May 15, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZV operating QF594 Perth – Brisbane diverted via Alice Springs this evening.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI QF1598 Coolangatta Diversions.

May 15, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI operating QF1598 Adelaide – Brisbane divered via Coolangatta this evening due to long hold times as Brisbane.

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

May 15, 2017

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

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA Returns from Tokyo Narita.

May 15, 2017

Following its overnight delay, QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA departed Tokyo Narita this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF62 Tokyo Narita – Brisbane as QF62D. This again took a non-ETOPS routing heading south west towards Brunei before turning south east to Brisbane.

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

May 15, 2017

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

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBK QF652 Coolangatta Diversion.

May 15, 2017

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBK operating QF652 Perth – Brisbane (depart Perth 14th May) diverted via Coolangatta this morning due to weather at Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYD Darwin Technical Issue.

May 15, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD arrived into Darwin in the early hours of this morning as QF846 from Sydney (depart Sydney 14th May), however the return QF829 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Darwin – Sydney during the afternoon as QF6111.

15/05/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 15, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF420 Melbourne – Sydney
QF436 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF479 Sydney – Melbourne
QF495 Sydney – Melbourne
QF609 Brisbane – Melbourne Read more »

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA QF61 Long Routing.

May 14, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA operating QF61 Brisbane – Tokyo Narita routed north west today as far as Brunei before turning north east for Tokyo Narita, thus taking over 11 hours for a flight which usually takes around 9 hours. This appears to be due to the aircraft having an issue making it non ETOPS compliant. As a result the flight arrived into Tokyo Narita just before night curfew and the return QF62 has been delayed overnight.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQA Australian Positioning Flight.

May 14, 2017

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQA positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6171 this evening after arriving as QF122 from Queenstown.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positions for Newcastle – Canberra Charter.

May 14, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI positioned Brisbane – Newcastle as QF6203 early this evening in order to operate a Newcastle – Canberra charter as QF1955 in connection with the Canberra Raiders NRL fixture at Newcastle. The aircraft then positioned Canberra – Brisbane as QF6204.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXA Positions for Hamilton Island – Sydney Extra.

May 14, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA positioned Brisbane – Hamilton Island as QF6101 early this afternoon in order to operate an additional Hamilton Island – Sydney sector as QF1361.

14/05/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 14, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF401 Sydney – Melbourne
QF418 Melbourne – Sydney
QF450 Melbourne – Sydney
QF493 Sydney – Melbourne
QF604 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF615 Brisbane – Melbourne Read more »

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Enters Sydney Maintenance.

May 13, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM entered the Sydney maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF28 from Santiago de Chile.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQG Australian Positioning Flight.

May 13, 2017

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQG positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6172 early this evening after arriving as QF154 from Auckland. The aircraft then operated QF149 Sydney – Auckland.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF1 Muscat Diversion.

May 13, 2017

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 12th May) diverted via Muscat in the early hours of this morning. The complete routing was therefore Sydney – Muscat – Dubai – London Heathrow.

13/05/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 13, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF83 Sydney – Hong Kong
QF142 Auckland – Sydney
QF409 Sydney – Melbourne
QF424 Melbourne – Sydney
QF626 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF2202 Albury – Sydney.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG Hong Kong Technical Issue.

May 12, 2017

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG operated QF117 Sydney – Hong Kong this afternoon, however the return QF118 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPG Positioning Flight.

May 12, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPG operated QF447 Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon, however the return QF460 was cancelled and the aircraft instead positioned back to Sydney as QF6156.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXA Positioning Flight.

May 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA, which spent the day out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Sydney early this evening as QF6115.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Operates Canberra – Newcastle Charter.

May 12, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which spent yesterday out of service at Canberra, operated a Canberra – Newcastle charter as QF1954 this afternoon in connection with the Canberra Raiders NRL fixture at Newcastle Knights on Sunday. The aircraft then positioned Newcastle – Sydney as QF6202.

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

May 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZN operated a Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo rotation this afternoon as QF1390/QF1391.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZT Operates Sydney – Hamilton Island Extra.

May 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZT operated an additional Sydney – Hamilton Island sector early this afternoon as QF1360. The aircraft then positioned back to Sydney as QF6100.

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

May 12, 2017

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

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Positioning Flight.

May 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6003 early this morning in order to operate QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZJ Operates Sydney – Canberra Extra.

May 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZJ operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation early this morning as QF1315/QF1312.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF6052 Brisbane Diversion.

May 12, 2017

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating the QF6052 Los Angeles – Sydney religious charter (depart Los Angeles 10th May) diverted via Brisbane this morning.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF16 Honolulu Medical Diversion.

May 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane (depart Los Angeles 11th May) diverted via Honolulu in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

12/05/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

May 12, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF118 Hong Kong – Sydney
QF149 Sydney – Auckland
QF420 Melbourne – Sydney
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF460 Melbourne – Sydney
QF466 Melbourne – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Positioning Flight.

May 11, 2017

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

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

May 11, 2017

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

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXS Operates Sydney – Canberra Extra.

May 11, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXS operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation late this afternoon as QF1319/QF1320.

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

May 11, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-EBE, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 1st May, returned to service this afternoon operating an additional Brisbane – Sydney service as QF1131.

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

May 11, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZP operated a Perth – Cloudbreak Fifo rotation early this morning as QF1390/QF1391.

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

May 11, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZW 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-VXC Operates Sydney – Canberra Extra.

May 11, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation early this morning as QF1315/QF1312.

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

May 11, 2017

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




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