QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF2 Adelaide Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating the Singapore – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 27th June) diverted via Adelaide early this morning after a passenger passed away during the flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Operates Delayed QF7.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQC departed Sydney early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF7/QF8 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth rotation as QF7D/QF8.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF94 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 8th November) diverted to Brisbane this morning in a planned operation. The aircraft positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as QF6005 early this afternoon then operated today’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles as QF93D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Dubai.

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 A380 VH-OQC Second Dubai Technical Issue.

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 A380 VH-OQC QF9 Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Dubai this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 23rd July), however it was unable to operate the onward sector to London Heathrow due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered in the early hours of yesterday morning, QANTAS A380 VH-OQC departed Dubai early this afternoon operating this morning’s delayed QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Dubai in the early hours of this morning as QF1 from Sydney (depart Sydney 7th May), however the onward service to London Heathrow was cancelled due to a technical issue. This means today’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai sector is also cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Rapid Heathrow Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into London Heathrow early this afternoon as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai and immediately turned around to operate QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Dubai late last night as QF1 from Sydney, however instead of continuing to London Heathrow as normal the aircraft was turned around to operate today’s QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector. Yesterday’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai sector was cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 29th July), however today’s QF93/QF94 Melbourne – Los Angeles rotation was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Dubai this morning as QF9 from Melbourne, however instead of operating the onward service to London Heathrow the aircraft turned around to operate today’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF8 Nadi Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 22nd April) diverted via Nadi early this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF94 Sydney Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 11th March) diverted via Sydney this morning due to weather at Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 23rd January), then turned around to operate the delayed QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Sydney Engine Change.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Sydney as QF12 from Los Angeles this morning, then underwent an engine change before departing late tonight as the delayed QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC, which has been under repair at Sydney since 25th February after being struck by a ramp vehicle, returned to service today operating QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Enters Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC entered the Sydney maintenance facility this morning after arriving as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth. We understand this is for an unscheduled repair after the aircraft was struck by a ramp truck.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF11 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles was around an hour into the flight when the aircraft turned back to Sydney due to a technical issue. The same aircraft was able to operate the flight after around two hours on the ground ay Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF8 Los Angeles Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney diverted via Los Angeles late tonight to collect passengers displaced from QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney due to this flight being operated by a Boeing 747-400 rather than an A380.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Operates Short QF9.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated QF9 as a Melbourne – Dubai service tonight with no onward flight to London Heathrow. The aircraft will return from Dubai as QF110 Dubai – Melbourne early on 16th November.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns to Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC, which has been under maintenance at Manila since June 29th, returned to service this evening operating QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Operates Short QF1.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated a shortened QF1 routing Sydney – Dubai this afternoon with no onward service to London Heathrow. The aircraft will then operate Dubai – Melbourne tomorrow as QF110.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Operates Short QF1.

Following the A380 technical issue at London Heathrow this morning, QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated a short QF1 service today routing Sydney – Dubai with no onward service to London Heathrow. The aircraft will then operate Dubai – Melbourne tomorrow morning as QF110 to the timings of the usual London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns to Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney this evening. This is the aircraft’s first service in 14F/64J/35W/371Y configuration.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 12th June, positioned Manila – Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning as QF6016. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y. This is the final QANTAS A380 to undergo reconfiguration to this layout.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Delivered.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC was delivered Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney as QF6022 today. The aircraft is in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “Paul McGuinness”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to three aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC positioned Sydney – Melbourne this morning as QF6007 in order to operate QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles. This should have been operated by sister VH-OQG which has been delayed 24 hours in Singapore.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Operates Delayed QF1.

Following the return of QANTAS A380 VH-OQF to Sydney yesterday whilst operating QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow, the flight operated this morning as QF1D operated by sister VH-OQC.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Frankfurt Maintenance.

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQC, which has been under maintenance at Lufthansa Technic in Frankfurt since 8th September, positioned Frankfurt – London Heathrow this afternoon as QF6001. The aircraft then re-entered service as QF10 London Heathrow – Singapore – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC to Frankfurt Maintenance.

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQC arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF1 from Sydney and Singapore then positioned London Heathrow – Frankfurt as QF6002 where it will undergo maintenance at Lufthansa Technic

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF31 Dubai Technical Diversion.

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQC operating the Singapore – London Heathrow sector of QF31 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 3 November) diverted to Dubai after shutting down the #4 engine  4 hours out of Singapore.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns to Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today. This was the aircraft’s first flight since the November 4th 2011 A380 grounding.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Bursts Tyres on Sydney Landing.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC performing flight QF32 from London Heathrow and Singapore (depart London 30th March) burst two tyres of the left hand main wheel assembly on touch down at Sydney due to the brakes being locked on. The crew requested fire trucks to attend as sparks had been seen from the control tower as the aircraft rolled out.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF12 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 9th August) diverted to Noumea this morning due to weather affecting Sydney and Brisbane. This was the first visit of an A380 to Noumea.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Noumea Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier diversion of A380 VH-OQC to Noumea, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA operated Sydney – Noumea this morning to deliver a new crew for the A380 after the original crew ran out of hours. The use of VH-OJA was because it was due to fly to Avalon so a flight crew was on hand and the aircraft was ready to go once the A380 crew had assembled. VH-OJA continued to Avalon after arrival back in Sydney.

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