QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZF Christchurch Cancellation.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZF overnighted at Christchurch after arriving as QF133 from Melbourne late last night. However its scheduled departure as QF134 Christchurch – Brisbane was cancelled early this morning. This appears to have been due to a crew rather than a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Christchurch – Brisbane early in the afternoon as QF6002.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZF QF45 Melbourne Volcano Return.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZF operating QF45 Melbourne – Denpasar was to the north of Oodnadatta this evening when it turned back to Sydney due to Denpasar airport being closed due to volcanic activity. As a result the return QF46 has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZF Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZF positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6156 this afternoon after arriving as QF172 from Wellington. The aircraft then operated QF139 Sydney – Christchurch.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZF, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 22nd July, returned to service this morning operating QF415 Sydney – Melbourne. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 12J/156Y to 12J/162Y.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZF Operates Hobart and Canberra Extras.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZF operated an additional Sydney – Hobart rotation as QF1308/QF1309 this afternoon, followed by an additional Sydney – Canberra rotation as QF1310/QF1311. These services operated in place of QANTASLink B717-200 services.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZF Operates Perth – Melbourne as QF1248.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZF operated a Perth – Melbourne service late tonight as QF1248 to the timings of the usual QF648. This is due to Daylight Saving Time starting in Victoria which means departure of this flight from Perth changes from just after midnight to just before midnight. The use of the QF1248 flight number prevented two QF648s operating today.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZF Positions for Kalgoorlie Extra.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZF positioned Perth – Kalgoorlie late this morning as QF6100 in order to operate an additional Kalgoorlie – Perth service as QF1217 at the conclusion of the Diggers & Dealers conference.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZF Positions for Noumea Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZF positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6013 this morning in order to operate a Sydney – Noumea charter rotation as QF6041/QF6040. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6023.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZF Delivered.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZF departed Boeing Field on delivery this afternoon routing Boeing Field – Honolulu – Nadi – Melbourne as QF6024. The aircraft is in QANTAS New ‘Roo livery and 12J/156Y Boeing Sky Interior configuration. This brings the QANTAS Boeing 737-800 fleet up to 57 aircraft and the QANTAS Group Boeing 737-800 fleet up to 65 aircraft.