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Monthly Archives: October 2017

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Returns from Mount Isa.

October 18, 2017

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ departed Mount Isa late this afternoon operating an additional Mount Isa – Brisbane service as QF1785.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

October 18, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI, which has been out of service at Hobart since the afternoon of 16th October, positioned Hobart – Canberra as QF6200 this morning then returned to service operating QF1516 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Operates Canberra and Adelaide Extras.

October 18, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation this morning as QF1311/QF1312 followed by an additional Sydney – Adelaide rotation as QF1315/QF1316.

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

October 18, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZX operated a Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo rotation this morning as QF1392/QF1393.

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

October 18, 2017

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

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

October 18, 2017

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

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

October 18, 2017

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

18/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 18, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF149 Sydney – Auckland
QF409 Sydney – Melbourne
QF420 Melbourne – Sydney
QF454 Melbourne – Sydney
QF542 Sydney – Brisbane
QF674 Adelaide – Melbourne Read more »

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNA Delivered.

October 17, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNA commenced its delivery flight this afternoon routing Paine Field – Honolulu as QF7879. The first Dreamliner for QANTAS is named Great Southern Land. The aircraft wears QANTAS Silver Roo livery and is in 42J/28W/166Y configuration.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ Tokyo Narita Flight Switch.

October 17, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ operated QF79 Melbourne – Tokyo Narita this morning then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF26 Tokyo Narita – Brisbane as QF62D. This followed the A330-300 technical issue at Tokyo Narita yesterday.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC Returns from Hong Kong.

October 17, 2017

Following its overnight delay, QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC departed Hong Kong this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF118 Hong Kong – Sydney as QF118D.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Mount Isa Technical Issue.

October 17, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operated QF1782 Brisbane – Mount Isa this afternoon, however the return QF1783 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNA Confirmed as Great Southern Land.

October 17, 2017

The name of QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNA was confirmed as being Great Southern Land.

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

October 17, 2017

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

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

October 17, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC 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-XZM Operates Christmas Creek Fifo Rotation.

October 17, 2017

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

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

October 17, 2017

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

17/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 17, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF51 Brisbane – Singapore
QF52 Singapore – Brisbane
QF460 Melbourne – Sydney
QF493 Sydney – Melbourne
QF612 Melbourne – Sydney
QF619 Sydney – Melbourne Read more »

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC Overnight Hong Kong Delay.

October 16, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPC operated QF117 Sydney – Hong Kong with a three hour delay this evening, the return QF118 was then delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA Tokyo Narita Technical Issue.

October 16, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPA operated QF79 Melbourne – Tokyo Narita this morning, however its return to Australia as QF62 Tokyo Narita – Brisbane has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flights and Diversion.

October 16, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which spent the morning out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 late this morning in order to operate the delayed QF1572 Sydney – Hamilton Island. However this service diverted to Mackay due to weather at Hamilton Island. The aircraft then positioned Mackay – Sydney as QF6201. As a result QF1573 Hamilton Island – Sydney was cancelled.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZE Operates Ginbata Fifo Services.

October 16, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZE operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo rotation this morning as QF1352/QF1353 and a further Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector late this afternoon as QF1356.

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

October 16, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZW operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation this morning as QF1342/QF1343.

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

October 16, 2017

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

16/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 16, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF134 Christchurch – Brisbane
QF404 Melbourne – Sydney
QF405 Sydney – Melbourne
QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF472 Melbourne – Sydney
QF488 Melbourne – Sydney Read more »

15/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 16, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF422 Melbourne – Sydney
QF434 Melbourne – Sydney
QF435 Sydney – Melbourne
QF454 Melbourne – Sydney
QF457 Sydney – Melbourne
QF467 Melbourne – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Positions to Manila Maintenance.

October 15, 2017

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL positioned Sydney – Manila for maintenance this evening as QF6009.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZK Takes Over QF135.

October 15, 2017

Following the earlier JetConnect Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Brisbane, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZK operated QF135 Brisbane – Christchurch with a four and a half hour delay this afternoon. The aircraft then positioned back to Brisbane as QF6007.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQH Brisbane Technical Issue.

October 15, 2017

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQH operated QF134 Christchurch – Brisbane early this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF135 due to a technical issue.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZZ Sydney Ground Collision.

October 14, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZZ preparing to operating QF467 Sydney – Melbourne was involved in a ground collision at Sydney this evening during pushback when the right wing struck a catering vehicle. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYL Operates Sydney – Adelaide Extra.

October 14, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYL operated an additional Sydney – Adelaide rotation this afternoon as QF1329/QF1330.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXO Operates Perth – Adelaide Extra.

October 14, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXO operated an additional Perth – Adelaide rotation this morning as QF1326/QF1327.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPE Positions for Delayed Honolulu Service.

October 14, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPE positioned Melbourne – Sydney early this morning as QF6156 in order to operate yesterday’s delayed QF3/QF4 Sydney – Honolulu rotation as QF3D/QF4D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns from Manila Maintenance.

October 14, 2017

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 15th September, positioned Manila – Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6010.

14/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 14, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1070 Perth – Broome
QF1071 Broome – Perth
QF1545 Brisbane – Canberra
QF1546 Canberra – Brisbane
QF1559 Sydney – Adelaide
QF1560 Adelaide – Sydney Read more »

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBA Positioning Flight.

October 13, 2017

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBA positioned Perth – Melbourne late tonight as QF6115.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB QF597 Adelaide Diversion.

October 13, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB operating QF597 Brisbane – Perth diverted via Adelaide this evening. The diversion appears to have been medical.

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

October 13, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation this evening as QF1315/QF1320.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Positioning Flight.

October 13, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW operated QF1583 Sydney – Hobart this morning then positioned Hobart – Melbourne as QF6201 in order to operate QF1507 Melbourne – Hobart.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZC Operates Sydney Test Circuit.

October 13, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZC operated a three and a half hour Sydney – Sydney test circuit late this morning mainly based over Tamworth and Glen Innes. This appears, but is not confirmed to have been for further Wifi testing.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

October 13, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI positioned Melbourne – Hobart late this morning as QF6200 in order to operate QF1505 Hobart – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXO Operates Port Hedland Extra.

October 13, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXO operated an additional Perth – Port Hedland rotation early this morning as QF1390/QF1391.

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

October 13, 2017

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

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

October 13, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since 3rd September, returned to service this morning operating QF1510 Canberra – Sydney.

13/10/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

October 13, 2017

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF51 Brisbane – Singapore
QF52 Singapore – Brisbane
QF436 Melbourne – Sydney
QF447 Sydney – Melbourne
QF453 Sydney – Melbourne
QF460 Melbourne – Sydney Read more »

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

October 12, 2017

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

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flight.

October 12, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which spent the morning out of service at Hobart, positioned Hobart – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6203 then returned to service operating QF1515 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZP Operates Melbourne – Hobart Extra.

October 12, 2017

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZP operated an additional Melbourne – Hobart rotation early this afternoon as QF1301/QF1302 following earlier QANTASLink cancellations on the route.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO QF581 Melbourne Medical Diversion.

October 12, 2017

QANTAS A330-300 VH-EBO operating QF581 Sydney – Perth diverted via Melbourne early this afternoon due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flights.

October 12, 2017

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ positioned Brisbane – Coolangatta as QF6201 late this morning in order to operate QF1569 Coolangatta – Sydney. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6202. QF1568 Sydney – Coolangatta had earlier been cancelled.




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