QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 10th September, returned to service this morning operating QF500 Sydney – Brisbane. We believe the aircraft to have been fitted with Wifi but have yet to sight it to confirm.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL, which spent the morning out of service at Brisbane, positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6114 early this afternoon then returned to service operating QF765 Sydney – Adelaide.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Operates Sydney Canberra Extras.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL operated an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation early this morning as QF1315/QF1316. The aircraft then operated the QF866/QF867 Sydney – Hamilton Island rotation before operating a further additional Sydney – Canberra rotation early this evening as QF1319/QF1320.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Newman Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL operated QF1100 Perth – Newman this afternoon, however the return QF1101 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Newman – Perth during the evening as QF6112.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Newman Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL operated QF1084 Perth – Newman this morning, however the return QF1085 was cancelled due to a technical issue. However the aircraft was able to position Newman – Perth as QF6111 after just over two hours at Newman and returned to service this afternoon operating QF592 Perth – Adelaide.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Solomon Fifo Rescue Mission.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL operated QF898 Perth – Karratha this morning, however following the earlier Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Solomon, the return QF899 was cancelled and the aircraft instead positioned Karratha – Solomon as QF6111 in order to operate the delayed QF1389 Solomon – Perth Fifo sector.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL JetConnect Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier JetConnect technical issue at Auckland, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL positioned Melbourne – Auckland as QF6006 this morning in order to operate the delayed QF142 Auckland – Sydney. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6019.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Canberra Lightning Strike.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL operating QF805 Sydney – Canberra suffered a lightning strike on approach to Canberra this evening. As a result the aircraft was unable to operate its next scheduled flight as QF719 Canberra – Perth.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Delivered.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL departed Boeing Field today on delivery to QANTAS as QF6024 routing Boeing Field – Honolulu – Nadi – Melbourne. The aircraft is in QANTAS New ‘Roo livery and 12J/156Y configuration with Silverwing seats in Business Class and Panasonic AVOD throughout.  It  is the first QANTAS mainline B737-800 to be delivered in this configuration and brings the QANTAS mainline B737-800 fleet up to 39 aircraft and the QANTAS Group B737-800 fleet to 45 aircraft.

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