QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 23rd July), however instead of operating the onward sector to Sydney, following the earlier A380 technical issue at Dubai it instead turned around to operate today’s delayed QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow sector. Today’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 10th June) operated to Brisbane this morning. All passengers were disembarked at Brisbane and the aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6001.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF1.

Following its technical return to Sydney yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI departed Sydney this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF1D Sydney – Dubai. The onward sector to London Heathrow is cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF1 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow was at 31,000 ft to the north west of Parkes when it initiated a rapid descent to 10,000 ft then returned to Sydney for a safe landing. The rapid descent would seem to indicate a pressurisation issue although the airline has cited a cabin temperature regulation issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Waits at Heathrow for Sydney Charter.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai, and would normally have operated QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne this afternoon. However  today’s QF10 depature was cancelled and VH-OQI instead operated a London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney charter this evening as QF6052.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Quick Los Angeles Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles this morning, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne this afternoon as QF94D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF2.

Following it’s overnight delay at Melbourne on 27th August, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into London Heathrow as QF9D from Melbourne  and Dubai this morning, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney using QF2 as its callsign.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF9.

Following the technical issue it encountered last night, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI departed Melbourne this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into Melbourne this evening as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai, however its scheduled departure as QF9 to Dubai and London Heathrow has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today, then immediately turned around and positioned Los Angeles – Sydney as QF6006. As a result QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF7.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated yesterday’s delayed QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth this morning as QF7D. The aircraft turned around immediately at Dallas-Fort Worth to operate yesterday’s delayed QF8 return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI departed Los Angeles late tonight operating today’s scheduled QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today, however the return QF12 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue. This will cause the QF7/QF8 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth rotation of 6th June to be delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF93 Sydney Technical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operating QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles diverted via Sydney this morning due to pressurisation problems. The aircraft continued after around seven hours on the ground at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Sydney Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI was scheduled to operate QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today, however the flight has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Short QF9.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI 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 21st November.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI departed London Heathrow this evening operating today’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI London Heathrow Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into London Heathrow as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai this morning, however a technical issue was immediately detected meaning the aircraft will not be able to depart London Heathrow this evening.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from Hong Kong.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 27th April, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI departed Hong Kong this morning operating yesterday evening’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI positioned Sydney – Melbourne late this morning as QF6007 in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF2 Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 27th March), however the onward flight to Sydney was cancelled. Instead, following the early QF9 A380 technical issue at Dubai, the aircraft turned around and operated the delayed QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns to Service.

Following the ground incident at Los Angeles on February 27th and its subsequent positioning flight to Sydney, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI returned to service this afternoon operating QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Damaged in Los Angeles Ground Incident.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI was under tow from the maintenance facility to the terminal at Los Angeles this evening when its wingtip struck the wingtip of a company Boeing 747-400ER. As a result the aircraft  had to be removed from service and QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne was delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Positioning Flight.

As there was no arriving QF94 in Melbourne today due to A380 VH-OQJ’s 24 hour delay at Los Angeles, sister VH-OQI positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6003 late this morning in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS  A380 VH-OQI operating QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 11th May) terminated at Dubai this morning with the Dubai – London Heathrow sector cancelled due to a technical issue. Subsequently today’s QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai is cancelled and the aircraft will pick up the schedule operating the Dubai – Sydney sector on 13th May.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Leaves Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 25th November, positioned Manila – Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning as QF6016. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Maintenance Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI, which has been under maintenance at Frankfurt since 4th November, positioned Frankfurt – Manila early this morning as QF6026 where it will be reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF10 Adelaide Fuel Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operating the Singapore – Melbourne sector of QF10 London Heathrow – Singapore – Melbourne (depart London 15th May) diverted to Adelaide this morning due to low fuel.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Delivered.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI began its delivery flight today routing Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney as QF6024. The aircraft is in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “David Warren”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to eight aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI First Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI made its first flight today wearing test registration F-WWAP and posirioned Finkenwerder – Toulouse.

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