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Monthly Archives: July 2017

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU QF11 Honolulu Diversion.

July 31, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU operating QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles (depart Sydney 1st August) diverted via Honolulu late tonight, The diversion appears to have been medical.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flight.

July 31, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT positioned Sydney – Canberra as QF6200 this evening after arriving as QF1522 from Canberra.

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

July 31, 2017

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

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN Positioning Flight.

July 31, 2017

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6127 this morning after arriving as QF36 from Singapore. The aircraft then operated QF520 Sydney – Brisbane.

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

July 31, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR 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-VXG Positioning Flight.

July 31, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXG positioned Adelaide – Melbourne as QF6117 early this morning in order to operate QF420 Melbourne – Sydney.

31/07/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

July 31, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF408 Melbourne – Sydney
QF464 Melbourne – Sydney
QF634 Melbourne – Brisbane
QF674 Adelaide – Melbourne
QF1510 Canberra – Sydney
QF1525 Sydney – Canberra Read more »

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Enters Canberra Maintenance.

July 30, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS entered the Canberra maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF1525 from Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Departs Australia Into Withdrawal.

July 30, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM departed Sydney early this afternoon operating QF73 Sydney – San Francisco where the aircraft was withdrawn from service. The aircraft then positioned San Francisco – Mojave for storage. There was no QF74 San Francisco – Sydney scheduled today. This reduces the total Boeing 747-400/400ER fleet to ten aircraft and the Boeing 747-400 fleet to four aircraft.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEB Positioning Flight.

July 30, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as QF6002 late this morning after arriving as QF16 from Los Angeles.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS Positioning Flight.

July 30, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6000 early this morning in order to operate QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles.

30/07/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

July 30, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1519 Sydney – Canberra
QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs
QF2069 Adelaide – Whyalla
QF2070 Whyalla – Adelaide.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL QF1948 Ayers Rock Diversion.

July 29, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operating QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns diverted via Ayers Rock this evening to accommodate passengers from the cancelled QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns.

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

July 29, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operated QF1941 Alice Springs – Ayers Rock this afternoon, however it was unable to operate QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns as scheduled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Ayers Rock – Alice Springs during the evening as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Positioning Flight.

July 29, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS positioned Sydney – Canberra this morning as QF6200.

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

July 29, 2017

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

29/07/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

July 29, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1500 Hobart – Melbourne
QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns
QF2138 Melbourne – Canberra
QF2139 Canberra – Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE QF1877 Kalgoorlie Diversion.

July 28, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE operating QF1877 Adelaide – Perth diverted via Kalgoorlie this afternoon.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB QF651 Adelaide Diversion.

July 28, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB operating QF615 Brisbane – Perth diverted via Adelaide this afternoon.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Positions to Canberra

July 28, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN positioned Perth – Canberra late this morning as QF6200.

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

July 28, 2017

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

28/07/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

July 28, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF434 Melbourne – Sydney
QF443 Sydney – Melbourne
QF451 Sydney – Melbourne
QF484 Melbourne – Sydney
QF529 Brisbane – Sydney
QF530 Sydney – Brisbane Read more »

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

July 27, 2017

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

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

July 27, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo rotation this afternoon as QF1352/QF1353.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXU Brisbane Test Flight.

July 27, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXU, which has been out of service at Brisbane since 23rd July, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight late this morning as QF6114. The aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6124 before returning to service operating QF447 Sydney – Melbourne.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates QF11.

July 27, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles this morning in place of the usual A380.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZN Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

July 27, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZN, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 15th July, returned to service this morning operating QF409 Sydney – Melbourne. The aircraft is confirmed as having Wifi fitted.

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

July 27, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXF 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-VXG Operates Cloudbreak Fifo Rotation.

July 27, 2017

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

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

July 27, 2017

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

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

July 27, 2017

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

QANTAS Announce Seasonal Sydney – Osaka Kansai Service.

July 27, 2017

QANTAS today announced a 3 x weekly Sydney – Osaka Kansai A330-300 service to operate from 14th December 2017 – 24th March 2018. Schedules are as follows:

QF33 Sydney 1325 – Osaka Kansai 2130 Mondays
QF34 Osaka Kansai 2250 – Sydney 1040+1 Mondays

QF33 Sydney 0930 – Osaka Kansai 1725 Thursdays, Saturdays
QF34 Osaka Kansai 1855 – Sydney 0645+1 Thursdays, Saturdays.

27/07/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

July 27, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF2222 Wagga Wagga – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZL Enters Sydney Maintenance.

July 26, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZL entered the Sydney maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF553 from Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYE Enters Singapore Maintenance.

July 26, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYE entered the Singapore maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF71 from Singapore.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Dubai.

July 26, 2017

Following the technical issues it encountered at Dubai yesterday and on 24th July, QANTAS A380 VH-OQC departed Dubai late this morning operating the delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector of 24th July as QF2D. This may have been carrying cargo only since QANTAS chartered Emirates A380 A6-EOD to operate Dubai – Sydney as EK2666 in the early hours of this morning.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYD Returns from Jakarta Maintenance.

July 26, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD, which has been under maintenance at Jakarta since 13th July, positioned Jakarta – Singapore late this morning as QF6003 then returned to service this evening operating QF72 Singapore – Perth. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 into QANTAS 2016 Silver ‘Roo livery.

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

July 26, 2017

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

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

July 26, 2017

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

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

July 26, 2017

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

26/07/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

July 26, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF426 Melbourne – Sydney
QF433 Sydney – Melbourne
QF456 Melbourne – Sydney
QF513 Brisbane – Sydney
QF521 Brisbane – Sydney
QF528 Sydney – Brisbane Read more »

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Second Dubai Technical Issue.

July 25, 2017

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQC was scheduled to depart Dubai late this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector as QF2D. However following a three hour delay at the gate the aircraft returned to the stand due to a further technical issue. Passengers have been accommodated overnight for a second night.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXL QF1088 Karratha Diversion.

July 25, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXL operating QF1088 Perth – Newman diverted via Karratha this afternoon.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS Returns to Service.

July 25, 2017

Following the technical issue it encountered on 23rd July, QANTAS Boeing 747-400 VH-OJS returned to service this morning operating QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles.

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

July 25, 2017

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

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

July 25, 2017

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

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

July 25, 2017

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

25/07/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

July 25, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF511 Brisbane – Sydney
QF562 Sydney – Brisbane
QF1473 Sydney – Canberra
QF1474 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZL Enters Sydney Maintenance.

July 24, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZH entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF556 from Sydney.

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

July 24, 2017

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




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