QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Departs Australia on Final Passenger Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT departed Brisbane this evening operating QF55 Brisbane – Los Angeles which will be its final passenger flight. The aircraft will be withdrawn from passenger service at Los Angeles. There is no QF56 Los Angeles – Brisbane scheduled today. The aircraft was in 58J/36W/270Y configuration and wore QANTAS New Roo livery on withdrawal.

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

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 3rd September, returned to service this morning operating QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong. The aircraft is scheduled to be the next Boeing 747-400 to be withdrawn from the fleet and is believed to have had various components swapped out.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6006 this morning after arriving as the delayed QF16D from Los Angeles. The aircraft later operated yesterday’s delayed QF25 Sydney – Tokyo Haneda as QF25D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT QF64 Perth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operating QF64 Johannesburg – Sydney (depart Johannesburg 7th November) diverted via Perth this morning, continuing to Sydney after around 90 minutes on the ground.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT New York JFK Delay and Cancellation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operated today’s QF11 Los Angeles – New York JFK sector this afternoon with a five hour delay causing the cancellation of today’s QF12 New York JFK – Los Angeles sector. The aircraft positioned New York JFK – Los Angeles after midnight as QF6014.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Returns from New York JFK.

Following its overnight delay, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT departed New York JFK this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF12 New York JFK – Los Angeles sector as QF7012. The aircraft then operate yesterday’s delayed QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane as QF16D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT QF29 Sydney Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operating QF29 Melbourne – Hong Kong routed via Sydney early this afternoon in a planned operation due to a temporary fuel shortage at Melbourne.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Positions for Military Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT positioned Sydney – Adelaide as QF6007 this morning in order to operate an Adelaide – Darwin military charter as QF1364. The aircraft then positioned Darwin – Sydney as QF6008.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT QF15 Honolulu Technical Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operating QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles diverted to Honolulu this morning due to a technical issue, understood to be fumes in the cockpit. The aircraft was able to continue after just over two hours at Kansai.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Operated QF11/QF12 Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operated the QF11/QF12 Sydney – Los Angeles rotation today in place of the usual A380. The aircraft also operated the QF11/QF12 Los Angeles – New York JFK tag today. The New York JFK – Los Angeles sector was renumbered from QF18 to QF12 commencing today.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Overnight Hong Kong Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operated today’s scheduled QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong, however due to the 24 hour delay to yesterday’s service, there is no rested 747 crew available in Hong Kong to operate the return QF128, and this therefore been delayed overnight.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6018 this afternoon after arriving as the delayed QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane of 1st May.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Operates Delayed Los Angeles Services.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT arrived into Brisbane as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 29th April) this morning. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles as QF15D and turned around immediately on arrival at Los Angeles to operate yesterday’s delayed QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Overnight Los Angeles Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operated the QF11/QF18 Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation with increasing delays through today, arriving back into Los Angeles well after midnight. Tonight’s ongoing QF18 Los Angeles – Sydney sector has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Operates QF11/QF12.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operated the QF11/QF12 Sydney – Los Angeles rotation today in place of the scheduled A380 due to an additional A380 being tied up on the Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth route following the technical return to Sydney on 3rd October. The use of this aircraft meant these flights operated with Three Class and not Four Class service.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT QF6 Double Diversions.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operating QF6 Singapore –Sydney (depart Singapore 20th October) diverted via Adelaide this morning. The aircraft departed for Sydney but further diverted via Melbourne.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Brisbane Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier technical issue encountered by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6006 this evening in order to operate the delayed QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT arrived into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore this morning, however it was unable to operate QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles as scheduled due to a technical issue.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Brisbane Technical Issues.

QANTAS  Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT arrived into Brisbane as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 4th June) this morning, however it was unable to operate QF51 Brisbane – Singapore due to a technical issue.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Operates QF11.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT returned to service today operating QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles in place of the usual A380. As there is no Boeing 747-400 crew available at Los Angeles to operate the return QF12 this will operate tomorrow as QF12D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Avalon Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since 7th December, undertook an Avalon – Avalon test flight this afternoon as QF6010.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Returns to Service.

Following yesterday’s technical issue, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT returned to service today operating QF51 Brisbane – Singapore. This was the aircraft’s first passenger flight in 58J/36W/270Y configuration.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Returns from Avalon Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since October 1st, positioned Avalon – Brisbane this morning as QF6013 where it was scheduled to take up service as QF51 Brisbane – Singapore. However a technical issue meant this did not occur.

The aircraft has been reconfigured to 58J/36W/270Y with A380 style product and completes the reconfiguration programme for 9 Boeing 747-400/400ERs.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT QF63 Perth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operating QF63 Sydney – Johannesburg diverted via Perth for fuel today due to the flight taking a longer than usual route due to ash from the Chilean volcano.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT QF63 Perth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operating QF63 Sydney – Johannesburg diverted via Perth today for extra fuel due to a longer routing being flown to avoid ash from the Chilean volcano.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT QF63 Perth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operating QF63 Sydney – Johannesburg diverted via Perth today for extra fuel due to a longer routing being flown to avoid ash from the Chilean volcano.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT QF2 Bangkok Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operating the Bangkok – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Bangkok – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 24th January) returned to Bangkok around 30 minutes into the flight after crew noticed one of the engines consuming fuel at a far higher rate than normal.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Delivered.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT was delivered Seattle – Avalon today as QF6002. The aircraft is in 1984 livery and 14F/79J/265Y Pacific configuration and becomes the 23rd B747-400 in the QANTAS fleet.

QANTAS B747-400 Withdrawals Accelerated.

QANTAS today announced an acceleration of the withdrawals of the non-refurbished Boeing 747-400 fleet with the aircraft all leaving the fleet by mid 2016. The ER aircraft and VH-OJS, VH-OJT and VH-OJU will remain.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJE Brisbane Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier technical issue encountered by sister VH-OJT, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJE positioned Sydney – Brisbane late this morning in order to operate the delayed QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Brisbane Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier technical issue encountered by sister VH-OJT, Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM positioned Sydney – Brisbane early this afternoon as QF6014 in order to operate the delayed QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTA B747-400 VH-OJC Brisbane Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier technical issue encountered by sister VH-OJT, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6003 this evening in order to operate the delayed QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

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