QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH New York JFK Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated the QF11 Los Angeles – New York JFK sector this morning, however the return QF12 New York JFK – Los Angeles has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue and today’s QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane has been cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF11 Dallas-Fort Worth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating the Los Angeles – New York JFK sector of QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles – New York diverted via Dallas-Fort Worth late this afternoon. The diversion appears to have been medical. As a result today’s QF12 New York JFK – Los Angeles sector was delayed until after midnight and today’s QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane was cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF73 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF73 Sydney – San Francisco was around 45 minutes into the flight this afternoon when it turned back to Sydney due to a technical issue. After around three hours on the ground the aircraft was able to depart again and complete the service.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles, however the onward QF11/QF12 Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft returned to service late tonight operating QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Operates QF11/QF12 Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated the QF11/QF12 Sydney – Los Angeles rotation today in place of the scheduled A380 due to A380 delays on the Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth route. The aircraft additionally operated the QF11/QF12 Los Angeles – New York JFK tag due to the Boeing 747-400 technical issue at Brisbane this morning.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6004 this morning after arriving as QF96 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated QF73 Sydney – San Francisco.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Operates QF93.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today. This was due to the scheduled A380 being utilised for charter operations today. As a result there was no QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Overnight Santiago Crew Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated today’s scheduled QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile, however due to yesterday’s service not arriving into Santiago de Chile until today, there is no rested crew available to operate today’s return QF28. The aircraft will therefore overnight at Santiago de Chile.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF8 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating the Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane sector of  QF8 Dallas – Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 28th March) diverted via Noumea this morning for fuel.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Positions for Phoenix Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF107 Sydney – Los Angeles today, the aircraft then positioned Los Angeles – Phoenix as QF6020 in order to operate a Phoenix – Sydney charter as QF6032. As a result no QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 18th December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Dallas-Fort Worth Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH arrived into Dallas-Fort Worth as QF7 today however the return QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney has been delayed overnight. Departure was delayed due to storms over Dallas to the point where the flight would not have reached Brisbane within crew duty hours. However it is reported that there was some kind of altercation on the flight deck which resulted in two flight crew members being stood down.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Brisbane Jet Blast Incident.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF8 Brisbane – Sydney was departing the terminal at Brisbane when jet blast from its engines caused a set of steps attached to the rear door of Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8BK VH-VUM to be blown over. The Virgin First Officer was on the steps at the time conducting pre-flight inspections and suffered a fractured arm and leg.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF18 Tahiti Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF18 Buenos Aires – Sydney was delayed and operated via Tahiti today meaning arrival in Sydney on Wednesday 13th rather than Tuesday 12th July. There are lingering ash issues on the South Pacific track.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 1st August), however it was unable to operate the onward sector to Sydney due to a technical issue. Sister VH-OEH, which had arrived into Brisbane as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 1st August) and which had been scheduled to operate QF51 to Singapore later was used to operate the QF8 Brisbane – Sydney sector.

QANTAS Dallas-Fort Worth B747-400ER Swap.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today then operated yesterday’s delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney as QF8D.

Sister VH-OEI, which encountered a technical issue at Dallas-Fort Worth yesterday, re-entered service operating today’s QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney.

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