QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 Fleet

QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 Fleet Details

QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 Routes

Routes flown by the QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 fleet in the past 30 days including diverted, maintenance, positioning and charter flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 Fleet Maintenance History

Maintenance stops of 5 days or greater and all maintenance stops at outside bases since 2012.

 

 

 

QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 Fleet

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QANTASLink B717-200 Fleet

QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 Fleet Details

QANTASLink B717-200 Routes

Flights operated by QANTASLink B717-200 aircraft in the past 30 days. For older operations please see Jet Tracker.

 

QANTASLink B717-200 Fleet Maintenance History

Maintenance stops of 5 days or greater and all maintenance stops at outside bases since 2012.

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QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since returning with a technical issue on 29th November, undertook a 40 minute Brisbane – Brisbane test flight early this afternoon as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Brisbane Test Flight and QF1768 Brisbane Technical Return.

Following its technical return to Brisbane on 27th November, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW undertook a 50 minute Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this morning as QF6200. The aircraft then returned to service operating QF1768 Brisbane – Mackay, however when the aircraft was to the west of Hervey Bay at 34,000ft it again turned back to Brisbane for a safe landing following a technical issue. The aircraft then entered the Brisbane maintenance facility.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK positioned Cairns – Alice Springs as QF6203 this afternoon after arriving as QF1948 from Alice Springs. The aircraft then operated QF1938 Alice Springs – Darwin.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Positioning Flight.

QANTASLInk Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY, which spent yesterday out of service at Sydney, positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6200 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1737 Brisbane – Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI, which spent yesterday out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Brisbane as QF6200 this morning then returned to service operating QF1790 Brisbane – Townsville.

06/12/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF405 Sydney – Melbourne
QF414 Melbourne – Sydney
QF443 Sydney – Melbourne
QF448 Melbourne – Sydney.

05/12/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF411 Sydney – Melbourne
QF422 Melbourne – Sydney
QF605 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF2266 Port Lincoln – Adelaide
QF2273 Adelaide – Port Lincoln read more…

04/12/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF405 Sydney – Melbourne
QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF471 Sydney – Melbourne
QF488 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1772 Brisbane – Mackay
QF1773 Mackay – Brisbane read more…

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Operates QF8 as QF8D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operated this evening’s QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney as QF8D due to an overnight delay to yesterday’s service meaning there were two departures from Dallas-Fort Worth today.

03/12/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF495 Sydney – Melbourne
QF2320 Brisbane – Bundaberg
QF2323 Bunbaberg – Brisbane
QF2352 Brisbane – Rockhampton
QF2353 Rockhampton – Brisbane.

02/12/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF431 Sydney – Melbourne
QF436 Melbourne – Sydney
QF440 Melbourne – Sydney
QF447 Sydney – Melbourne
QF468 Melbourne – Sydney
QF496 Melbourne – Sydney read more…

Network Aviation F100 VH-NHK Broome Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Fokker 100 technical issue at Broome, Network Aviation QANTASLink Fokker 100 VH-NHK positioned Perth – Broome as QF6680 early this afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF2657 Broome – Perth.

Network Aviation F100 VH-NHC Broome Technical Issue.

Network Aviation QANTASLink Fokker 100 VH-NHC operated QF2656 Perth – Broome this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF2657 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Broome – Perth during late in the afternoon as QF6683.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Brisbane Test Flight and QF1768 Brisbane Technical Return.

Following its technical return to Brisbane on 27th November, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW undertook a 50 minute Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this morning as QF6200. The aircraft then returned to service operating QF1768 Brisbane – Mackay, however when the aircraft was to the west of Hervey Bay at 34,000ft it again turned back to Brisbane for a safe landing following a technical issue. The aircraft then entered the Brisbane maintenance facility.

29/11/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF415 Sydney – Melbourne
QF416 Melbourne – Sydney
QF443 Sydney – Melbourne
QF471 Sydney – Melbourne
QF474 Melbourne – Sydney
QF497 Sydney – Melbourne read more…

28/11/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF404 Melbourne – Sydney
QF405 Sydney – Melbourne
QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF419 Sydney – Melbourne
QF420 Melbourne – Sydney read more…

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNB Continues from Perth.

Following its tactical overnight weather delay, QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNB departed Perth this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Perth – London Heathrow sector as QF9D.

27/11/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF469 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1726 Sydney – Brisbane
QF2262 Sydney – Lord Howe Island
QF2263 Lord Howe Island – Sydney
QF2479 Weipa – Cairns.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNB Overnight Perth Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNB operated the Melbourne – Perth sector of QF9 Melbourne – Perth – London Heathrow early this evening, however the onward sector to London Heathrow has been delayed overnight due to expected weather at London Heathrow tomorrow morning making long hold times and a diversion likely.

26/11/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF415 Sydney – Melbourne
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF486 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1936 Alice Springs – Darwin
QF1939 Darwin – Alice Springs
QF2001 Tamworth – Sydney read more…

25/11/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF571 Sydney – Perth
QF1420 Canberra – Sydney
QF2008 Sydney – Tamworth
QF2122 Sydney – Wellcamp
QF2123 Wellcamp – Sydney.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK positioned Cairns – Alice Springs as QF6203 this afternoon after arriving as QF1948 from Alice Springs. The aircraft then operated QF1938 Alice Springs – Darwin.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZL Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZL operated the first QF882 Melbourne – Coolangatta service of the season this afternoon, however the return QF883 was cancelled and the aircraft instead positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne as QF6146.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Positioning Flight.

QANTASLInk Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY, which spent yesterday out of service at Sydney, positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6200 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1737 Brisbane – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 7th November, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXT Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXT positioned Sydney – Coolangatta as QF6126 this morning to the schedule of the cancelled QF862. The aircraft then operated QF869 Coolangatta – Sydney.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Positioning Flight.

QANTASLInk Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY, which spent yesterday out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6202 this morning then returned to service operating QF1572 Sydney – Hamilton Island.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Maroochydore Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT overnighted at Maroochydore after arriving as QF1578 from Sydney yesterday, however its scheduled return to Sydney as QF1579 early this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Maroochydore – Sydney as QF6201 early in the afternoon.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQX Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQX overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1585 from Sydney yesterday evening, however its scheduled return to Sydney as QF1582 was cancelled early this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Hobart – Sydney during the afternoon as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN positioned Perth – Karratha this evening as QF6200 in order to operate an additional Karratha – Perth sector as QF1899. This followed the technical return of a Network Aviation Fokker 100 to Karratha earlier in the evening.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Cairns Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ operated QF1754 Brisbane – Cairns this morning, then encountered a technical issue which caused the cancellation of QF1709 Cairns – Brisbane. The aircraft was able to position Cairns – Brisbane during the afternoon as QF6201. Passengers from QF1709 were accommodated via a chartered Jetstar A320 service.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ, which has been out of service at Sydney since 24th April, positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6202 early this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1551 Brisbane – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Returns from Broome.

Following the bird strike damage is sustained yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD departed Broome this morning operating an additional Broome – Perth sector as QF1925. This operated in place of yesterday’s cancelled QF1929.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Hobart Cancellation.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1585 from Sydney yesterday. However its scheduled return to Sydney as QF1582 was cancelled early this morning with the airline showing a technical issue. However 30 minutes after the scheduled departure of QF1582 the aircraft positioned Hobart – Sydney as QF6200 then returned to service operating QF1519 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1585 from Sydney yesterday evening, however its scheduled return to Sydney as QF1582 this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI, which has been out of service at Canberra since 5th April, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6206 this morning then returned to service operating QF1557 Sydney – Adelaide.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Maroochydore Cancellation.

QANTASLInk Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY overnighted at Maroochydore after arriving as QF1578 from Sydney, however its scheduled return to Sydney as QF1579 was cancelled this morning. The aircraft was able to position Maroochydore – Sydney early in the afternoon as QF6203 then returned to service early this evening operating QF1521 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Townsville Cancellation.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS operated QF1790 Brisbane – Townsville this morning, however the return QF1791 was cancelled with the airline indicating a technical issue. However the aircraft positioned Townsville – Brisbane as QF6201 to the QF1791 schedule then operated QF1794 Brisbane – Townsville.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU QF1794 Cairns Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU operating QF1794 Brisbane – Townsville diverted to Cairns this evening having gone around at Townsville due to an issue with the anti-skid system. As a result QF1795 Townsville – Brisbane was cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Sydney Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS encountered a technical issue at Sydney early this afternoon causing the cancellation of the QF1568/QF1569 Sydney – Coolangatta rotation. The aircraft was able to position Sydney – Brisbane late in the afternoon as QF6204.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXG Learmonth Rescue Mission.

Following an earlier Network Aviation Fokker 100 technical issue, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXG positioned Perth – Learmonth as QF6202 late this afternoon in order to operate an additional Learmonth – Perth sector as QF1843. This operated in place of the cancelled QF1643 service.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI, which spent yesterday out of service at Brisbane, positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6201 late this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1519 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT positioned Coolangatta – Brisbane as QF6202 late this morning in order to operate QF1597 Brisbane – Adelaide. However the return QF1598 was cancelled after a flight attendant became ill and the aircraft instead positioned Adelaide – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD QF1928 Port Hedland Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operating QF1928 Perth – Broome diverted to Port Hedland this afternoon due to weather at Broome. The aircraft remained at Port Hedland until late this afternoon when it operated an additional Port Hedland – Perth sector as QF1931.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS, which has been out of service at Sydney since 12th February, positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6200 this morning then returned to service operating QF1545 Brisbane – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQX Townsville Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQX operated QF1788 Brisbane – Townsville this morning, however the return QF1789 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Townsville – Canberra late in the afternoon as QF6201. The aircraft then entered the Brisbane maintenance facility.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK positioned Perth – Alice Springs as QF6202 early this afternoon after arriving as QF1803 from Paraburdoo. The aircraft then operated QF1938 Alice Springs – Darwin.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Broome Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Broome, QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD positioned Perth – Broome as QF6200 late this afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF1925 Broome – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO QF1937 Darwin Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO operating QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs was climbing through 19,000 ft this morning when it turned back to Darwin for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to depart again after around an hour on the ground.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Adelaide Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operated QF1876 Perth – Adelaide this morning, however the return QF1877 returned to the stand and was subsequently cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Adelaide – Perth during the evening as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Kalgoorlie Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated QF1886 Perth – Kalgoorlie this afternoon, however the return QF1887 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Kalgoorlie – Perth during the evening as QF6277.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI, which has been out of service at Canberra since 2nd January, positioned Canberra – Brisbane as QF6200 late this morning then returned to service operating QF1737 Brisbane – Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Operates QF1934 Perth – Alice Inaugural.

QANTASLink commenced a new, early morning Perth – Alice Springs service this morning with Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operating the inaugural QF1934/QF1935 rotation. From today the QF1937/QF1938 Darwin – Alice Springs – Perth rotation will operate only between Darwin and Alice Springs and vice versa.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Returns from Hobart.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI positioned Hobart – Sydney early this evening as QF6202 then returned to service operating QF1585 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1509 from Melbourne yesterday evening, however its first scheduled service this morning as QF1582 Hobart – Sydney was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Returns from Coolangatta.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ positioned Coolangatta – Sydney as QF6201 early this evening then returned to service operating the delayed QF1545 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXG Karratha Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXG operated QF1906 Perth – Karratha early this morning, however the return QF1907 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Karratha – Perth during the afternoon as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Sydney Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV operated QF1522 Canberra – Sydney with a two hour delay this evening, then encountered a technical issue which caused the cancellation of QF1519 Sydney – Canberra. Passengers were taken to Canberra by coach.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Returns from Adelaide.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS positioned Adelaide – Sydney as QF6200 early this afternoon then returned to service later operating QF1578 Sydney – Maroochydore.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQX Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQX positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6200 this afternoon after arriving as QF1535 from Canberra. The aircraft then operated the delayed QF1515 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL positioned Alice Springs – Darwin as QF6200 this afternoon after arriving as QF1940 from Ayers Rock. The aircraft then operated the delayed QF1939 Darwin – Alice Springs.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Port Hedland Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN operated QF1810 Perth – Port Hedland this morning, however the return QF1811 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Port Hedland – Perth late in the afternoon as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ QF1568 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operating QF1568 Sydney – Coolangatta was at 26,000 ft just to the north of Newcastle this morning when crew turned back to Sydney due to a technical issue. The flight and the return QF1569 were subsequently cancelled.

QANTAS B717-200 VH-NXN QF1582 Hobart Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN operating QF1582 Hobart – Sydney stopped the climb at 4,000 ft this morning due to a technical issue and returned to Hobart for a safe landing. After 45 minutes on the ground the aircraft departed again and was able to complete the flight.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI, which has been out of service at Hobart since the afternoon of 16th October, positioned Hobart – Canberra as QF6200 this morning then returned to service operating QF1516 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flights and Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which spent the morning out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 late this morning in order to operate the delayed QF1572 Sydney – Hamilton Island. However this service diverted to Mackay due to weather at Hamilton Island. The aircraft then positioned Mackay – Sydney as QF6201. As a result QF1573 Hamilton Island – Sydney was cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which spent the morning out of service at Hobart, positioned Hobart – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6203 then returned to service operating QF1515 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ positioned Brisbane – Coolangatta as QF6201 late this morning in order to operate QF1569 Coolangatta – Sydney. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6202. QF1568 Sydney – Coolangatta had earlier been cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ, which has been out of service at Darwin since 6th October, returned to service early this morning operating the QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs sector. The aircraft then positioned Alice Springs – Brisbane as QF6204 this afternoon, and continued Brisbane – Canberra during the evening as QF6205.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Cairns Technical Issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ overnighted at Cairns after arriving as QF1871 from Darwin yesterday, however its scheduled departure from Cairns as QF1949 to Alice Springs early this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU QF1535 Canberra Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU operating QF1535 Canberra – Melbourne was at 30,000 ft close to Mount Buller this afternoon when it descended quickly to 17,000 ft and turned back to Canberra for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR Operates Alice Springs – Brisbane Extra.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR operated an additional Alice Springs – Brisbane sector this morning as QF1829. This operated in place of yesterday’s cancelled QF1797. The aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as QF6200 in order to operate QF1507 Melbourne – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1585 from Sydney yesterday evening, however its scheduled return to Sydney as QF1582 was cancelled this morning and the aircraft instead positioned Hobart – Canberra as QF6200 in order to operate QF1514 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU, which spent the morning out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1517 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW operated QF1506 Hobart – Melbourne this afternoon, however its next scheduled flight as QF1536 Melbourne – Canberra was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Melbourne – Brisbane during the evening as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD positioned Perth – Newman as QF6200 this afternoon in order to operate QF1819 Newman – Perth. There was no QF1818 Perth – Newman scheduled today however the earlier QF1088/QF1089 Perth – Newman rotation was cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Enters Canberra Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ entered the Canberra maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF1553 from Brisbane. We understand this was intended to be a short routine stop but that the aircraft sustained damage and will be out of service for longer than anticipated.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which has been out of service at Canberra since 23rd August, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 this morning then returned to service operating QF1572 Sydney – Hamilton Island.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU, which has been out of service at Canberra since 19th August, positioned Canberra – Adelaide as QF6206 late this morning in order to operate QF1558 Adelaide – Sydney.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Ayers Rock Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operated QF1941 Alice Springs – Ayers Rock this afternoon, however it was unable to operate QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns as scheduled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Ayers Rock – Alice Springs during the evening as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Canberra Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW overnighted at Canberra after arriving as QF1553 from Brisbane yesterday, however its first scheduled service this morning as QF1562 Canberra – Brisbane was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft positioned Canberra – Brisbane as QF6200 early in the afternoon then returned to service operating QF1549 Brisbane – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Positioning Flight.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL positioned Alice Springs – Cairns early this morning as QF6201 then returned to service operating QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Positioning and Extra Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM, which spent yesterday out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6204 late this morning in order to operate a Sydney – Brisbane extra as QF1722 and a Brisbane – Melbourn extra as QF1723 Brisbane – Melbourne. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Canberra as QF6206.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Positioning Flight.

Following its diversion last night QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW positioned Maroochydore – Brisbane as QF6203 this morning then returned to service operating QF1798 Brisbane – Alice Springs.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6202 this afternoon after arriving as QF1513 from Sydney this morning. The aircraft then operated QF1578 Sydney – Maroochydore.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR QF1543 Melbourne Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR operating QF1543 Brisbane – Canberra diverted to Melbourne this morning due to weather at Canberra. As a result the aircraft’s next scheduled service from Canberra as QF1529 Canberra – Melbourne was cancelled and the aircraft picked up its schedule operating QF1528 Melbourne – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS operated QF1500 Hobart – Melbourne early this morning, however the return QF1501 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to positioned Melbourne – Hobart as QF6201 during the afternoon then returned to service operating QF1584 Hobart – Sydney.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS, which spent yesterday out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Brisbane early this morning as QF6202 then returned to service operating QF1545 Brisbane – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Hobart Fog Cancellation.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1509 from Melbourne yesterday, however its scheduled departure as QF1582 to Sydney was cancelled this morning due to fog. The aircraft later positioned Hobart – Sydney as QF6202 then returned to service operating QF1583 Sydney – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXG Christmas Creek Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXG operated the regular QF1974 Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo sector early this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF1975 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Christmas Creek – Perth during the afternoon as QF6203.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ, which has been out of service at Canberra since 6th June, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6201 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1580 Sydney – Maroochydore.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ, which spent yesterday and most of today out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Melbourne as QF6200 early this evening then returned to service operating QF1509 Melbourne – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Returns from Townsville.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI positioned Townsville – Brisbane early this afternoon as QF6200 then returned to service operating QF1794 Brisbane – Townsville.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Operates Canberra – Newcastle Charter.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which spent yesterday out of service at Canberra, operated a Canberra – Newcastle charter as QF1954 this afternoon in connection with the Canberra Raiders NRL fixture at Newcastle Knights on Sunday. The aircraft then positioned Newcastle – Sydney as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Christmas Creek Rescue Mission.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operated QF1898 Perth – Karratha this morning, however following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Christmas Creek it then positioned Karratha – Christmas Creek as QF6200 in order to operate the delayed QF1975 Christmas Creek – Perth. As a result QF1899 Karratha – Perth was cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Christmas Creek Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated QF1974 Perth – Christmas Creek early this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF1975 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Christmas Creek – Perth during the afternoon as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Launceston Rescue Mission.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT operated QF1503 Melbourne – Hobart this afternoon, then following the earlier B717-200 technical issue at Launceston the aircraft positioned Hobart – Launceston as QF6202 in order to operate the delayed QF1724 Launceston – Melbourne extra. As a result QF1506 Hobart – Melbourne was cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Operates Launceston Extra, Goes Tech.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI operated an additional Melbourne – Launceston sector late this morning as QF1725. However it was unable to operate the return QF1724 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Launceston – Hobart early in the evening as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Returns from Townsville Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 8th April, positioned Townsville – Brisbane early this afternoon as QF6203. The aircraft has received paint attention following its repair at Brisbane after being struck by air stairs on 13th November 2016.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Positions for Melbourne – Sydney Extra.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6202 early this morning in order to operate an additional Melbourne – Sydney sector as QF1954. This is the first time we can recollect of a QANTASLink B717-200 operating in service on the the Melbourne – Sydney route.

QANTAS B717-200 VH-YQS Canberra Cancellation and Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS operated QF1513 Sydney – Canberra this morning, however the return QF1516 was cancelled and the aircraft remained on the ground at Canberra until late in the afternoon when it positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 and returned to service operating QF1525 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Positions for Mount Isa Extra

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW positioned Brisbane – Mount Isa as QF6201 this morning in order to operate and additional Mount Isa – Brisbane sector as QF1785 following the cancellation of both Mount Isa – Brisbane services yesterday.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Takes Over QF1782.

Following the earlier technical return of QF1782 Brisbane – Mount Isa to Brisbane, the flight was subsequently operated this evening by QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY. However the return QF1783 was cancelled and the aircraft will overnight at Mount Isa.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Double Brisbane Technical Diversions.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK operating QF1780 Brisbane – Mount Isa was around 45 minutes into the flight at 34,000 ft this morning when it turned back to Brisbane for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The flight and the return QF1782 were subsequently cancelled. The aircraft then operated QF1782 Brisbane – Mount Isa this evening, however at almost exactly the same position it again turned back to Brisbane for technical reasons.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Returns from Darwin.

Following technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXL positioned Darwin – Alice Springs as QF6200 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns.

QANTAS B717-200 VH-NXR QF1579 Canberra Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR operating QF1579 Maroochydore – Sydney diverted via Canberra this morning due to long hold times at Sydney caused by single runway operations following a surface failure on runway 16R.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN operated QF1836 Perth – Paraburdoo early this morning, however the return QF1837 was cancelled and the aircraft instead positioned Paraburdoo – Cloudbreak in order to operate QF1973 Cloudbreak – Perth. QF1974 Perth – Cloudbreak had been cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Maroochydore Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI overnighted at Maroochydore after arriving as QF1578 from Sydney yesterday, however its scheduled return to Sydney as QF1579 was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Maroochydore – Sydney as QF6201 this evening.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL positioned Darwin – Alice Springs early this morning to the schedule of the cancelled QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs sector. The aircraft then operated the QF1937 Alice Springs – Perth sector.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6201 early this afternoon after arriving as QF1525 from Sydney. The aircraft then operated QF1515 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Canberra Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI operated QF1543 Brisbane – Canberra early this morning, however its next scheduled service as QF1529 Canberra – Melbourne was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Canberra – Melbourne as QF6201 during the afternoon and returned to service operating QF1509 Melbourne – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Darwin Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ overnighted at Darwin after arriving as QF1874 from Cairns yesterday evening, however its scheduled departure as QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Darwin Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO operating QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs returned to the gate at Darwin this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft subsequently operated the service during the afternoon as QF7837.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS, which has been out of service at Canberra since 26th January, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 late this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1585 Sydney – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Returns from Ayers Rock.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL positioned Ayers Rock – Alice Springs as QF6203 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ, which has been out of service at Brisbane since 20th January, positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6201 early this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1578 Sydney – Maroochydore.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR QF1579 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR operated QF1579 Maroochydore – Sydney as a Maroochydore – Brisbane sector this morning with passengers going forward on alternative services from Brisbane. This was shown as being due to maintenance requirements, however the aircraft then operate QF1798 Brisbane – Alice Springs.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Paraburdoo Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO operated QF1802 Perth – Paraburdoo early this morning, however the return QF1803 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Paraburdoo – Perth late in the afternoon as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW, which spent yesterday out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1578 Sydney – Maroochydore.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Returns from Darwin.

Following its technical return to Darwin yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM positioned Darwin – Alice Springs as QF6201 this morning, continuing Alice Springs – Perth this afternoon as QF6203.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV positioned Brisbane – Maroochydore as QF6200 this morning in order to operate the QF1587/QF1586 Maroochydore – Melbourne rotation. The aircraft then positioned Maroochydore – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operated QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs this morning then positioned Alice Springs – Cairns as QF6203 in order to operate QF1874 Cairns – Darwin.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 this morning after arriving as QF1513 from Sydney. The aircraft then operated QF1555 Sydney – Adelaide.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1509 from Melbourne yesterday evening, however its first scheduled service this morning as QF1500 Hobart – Melbourne was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Hobart – Melbourne mid morning as QF6204 then returned to service operating QF1503 Melbourne – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Returns from Mount Isa.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 7th December, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH positioned Mount Isa – Cairns this morning as QF6203, then positioned Cairns – Townsville this afternoon as QF6202 before returning to service operating QF1787 Townsville – Brisbane. QF1786 Brisbane – Townsville had been cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Takes Over QF1535.

Following the earlier technical return of QF1535 Canberra – Melbourne to Canberra, the service was eventually operated with a six hour delay by QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN, which spent yesterday out of service at Cairns, positioned Cairns – Alice Springs as QF6200 this afternoon, continuing Alice Springs – Perth early this evening as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Mount Isa Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operated QF1780 Brisbane – Mount Isa this morning, however the return QF1781 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Mount Isa – Brisbane during the evening as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD positioned Perth – Sydney as QF6200 this morning then entered service from Sydney operating QF1515 Sydney – Canberra. This is normally a two class service.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Takes Over QF1790.

Following the earlier technical return of QF1790 Brisbane – Townsville to Brisbane, the QF1790/QF1791  Brisbane – Townsville rotation was subsequently operated this afternoon by Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ QF1790 Brisbane Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operating QF1790 Brisbane – Townsville was close to Bundaberg this morning when it turned back to Brisbane for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The aircraft returned to service during the afternoon operating QF1792 Brisbane – Townsville.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6200 this afternoon after arriving as QF1582 from Hobart. The aircraft then operated the delayed QF1501 Melbourne – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1585 from Sydney last night, however its first scheduled service this morning as QF1500 Hobart – Melbourne was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Hobart – Sydney early in the evening as QF6202 then returned to service operating today’s QF1585 Sydney – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6200 this afternoon after arriving as QF1592 from Adelaide. The aircraft then operated QF1517 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY, which has been receiving attention at Canberra since 12th November, positioned Canberra – Brisbane this morning as QF6201 then returned to service operating QF6201 Brisbane – Mount Isa.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Brisbane Storm Damage.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU arrived into Brisbane as QF1799 from Alice Springs this afternoon and subsequently suffered damage when it was struck by a set of unsecured air stairs in storm force winds.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1585 from Sydney yesterday, however its first scheduled service this morning as QF1500 Hobart – Melbourne was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Hobart – Melbourne during the afternoon as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ overnighted at Mackay after arriving as QF1770 from Brisbane yesterday, however its scheduled return to Brisbane as QF1771 was cancelled this morning for operational reasons with 94 passengers affected. Instead the aircraft positioned Mackay – Brisbane as QF6201 then returned to service operating QF1772 Brisbane – Mackay.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Cairns Rescue Mission.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV operated QF1790 Brisbane – Townsville this morning. However following the earlier B717-200 technical issue at Cairns, the aircraft then positioned Townsville – Cairns as QF6201 in order to operate the delayed QF1751 Cairns – Brisbane. As a result QF1791 Townsville – Brisbane was cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR Cairns Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR overnighted at Cairns after arriving as QF1750 from Brisbane yesterday, however it was unable to operate this morning’s QF1751 Cairns – Brisbane due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Cairns – Brisbane early in the afternoon then returned to service operating QF1549 Brisbane – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Returns from Cairns.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN, which has been at Cairns since encountering a technical issue overnight on 14th/15th October, positioned Cairns – Alice Springs as QF6200 this afternoon, immediately continuing Alice Springs – Perth as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Test and Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY operated a further Canberra – Canberra test flight early this afternoon as QF6200. The aircraft then positioned Canberra – Brisbane as QF6201 and returned to service operating QF1794 Brisbane – Townsville.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Canberra Test Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY, which has been out of service at Canberra since arriving as QF1525 from Sydney on 17th October, undertook a Canberra – Canberra test flight early this evening as QF6200. It appears that this may have been intended to be a positioning flight to Brisbane but returned immediately to Canberra due to continuing aircraft defects.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM positioned Perth – Alice Springs as QF6200 this morning in order to operate the Alice Springs – Perth sector of QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Cairns Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN overnighted at Cairns after arriving as QF1871 from Darwin last night. However its first scheduled service this morning as QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR Returns from Canberra Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since 31st August, positioned Canberra – Brisbane this morning as QF6200 then returned to service operating QF1549 Brisbane – Canberra. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 125Y to 12J/98Y with wifi to Ipad IFE.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQX Returns from Adelaide.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 8th October, Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQX positioned Adelaide – Sydney this morning as QF6200 then returned to service operating QF1572 Sydney – Hamilton Island.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Returns to Service.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN returned to service this afternoon operating QF1930 Perth – Broome. This is the aircraft’s first service since its taxi incident at Paraburdoo on 5th October.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Returns from Canberra Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since September 15th, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1515 Sydney – Canberra. The aircraft has received attention to corrosion issues.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6203 early this evening after arriving as QF1581 from Maroochydore in order to operate QF1542 Melbourne – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Returns from Hobart.

Following its technical return to Hobart yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY positioned Hobart – Melbourne as QF6200 early this afternoon in order to operate the QF1531/QF1542 Melbourne – Canberra rotation. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6204.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT operated QF1525 Sydney – Canberra this evening then positioned back to Sydney as QF6204 in order to operate the delayed QF1585 Sydney – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU positioned Sydney – Brisbane late this afternoon as QF6200 after arriving as QF1573 from Hamilton Island. The aircraft then operated QF1794 Brisbane – Townsville.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW operated QF1555 Sydney – Adelaide this morning, however the return QF1560 was cancelled and the aircraft instead positioned Adelaide – Melbourne as QF6203 in order to operate QF1507 Melbourne – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6202 this morning after arriving as QF1543 from Brisbane in order to operate the delayed QF1583 Sydney – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BK VH-YQU positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6200 this morning after arriving as QF1771 from Mackay. The aircraft then operated QF1555 Sydney – Adelaide.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Overnight Paraburdoo Delay.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operated QF1806 Perth – Paraburdoo this afternoon, however the return QF1807 has been delayed overnight as the aircraft cannot access the runway following two aircraft coming into contact on the ramp earlier.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Paraburdoo Taxi Incident.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN was taxiing at Paraburdoo this afternoon in preparation for operating QF1837 Paraburdoo – Perth when it appears to have come into contact with Network Aviation Fokker 100 VH-NHF. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Gladstone Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BK VH-YQU operated QF1706 Brisbane – Gladstone this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF1707 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Gladstone – Brisbane during the evening as QF6203.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6200 early this evening after arriving as QF1573 from Hamilton Island. The aircraft then operated QF1770 Brisbane – Mackay.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6201 this morning after arriving as QF1771 from Mackay. The aircraft then operated QF1555 Sydney – Adelaide.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-VQX Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQX positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF620o this afternoon after arriving as QF1579 from Maroochydore. The aircraft then operated QF1792 Brisbane – Townsville.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Karratha Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN operated QF1914 Perth – Karratha this morning, however the return QF1915 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Karratha – Perth during the evening as QF6203.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH QF1937 Darwin Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operating the Darwin – Alice Springs sector of QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs – Perth was around halfway through the flight this morning when it turned back to Darwin. After just over an hour on the ground at Darwin the aircraft departed for Alice Springs again using callsign QF1937D.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV positioned Sydney – Canberra as QF6200 this morning after arriving as QF1579 from Maroochydore. The aircraft then operated QF1546 Canberra – Brisbane.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Ayers Rock Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated QF1941 Alice Springs – Ayers Rock this afternoon, however the aircraft’s next scheduled flight as QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Returns from Canberra Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since 13th July, returned to service this morning operating QF1510 Canberra – Sydney. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 125Y to 12J/98Y with wifi to Ipad IFE.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN, which has been out of service at Cairns since 3rd August, positioned Cairns – Alice Springs as QF6200 this afternoon, continuing Alice Springs – Perth this evening as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Alice Springs Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK operated QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs this morning then encountered a technical issue which caused a re-arrangement of QANTASLink services from Alice Springs and the eventual cancellation of QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR Townsville Visit.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR positioned Cairns – Townsville as QF6200 this evening, spent just over an hour on the ground and then positioned back to Cairns, also as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Canberra Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY encountered a technical issue at Canberra this morning causing the cancellation of QF1544 Canberra – Brisbane and subsequent services on the route. The aircraft was able to position Canberra – Brisbane as QF6200 early in the afternoon and returned to service operating QF1551 Brisbane – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Karratha Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM operated QF1904 Perth – Karratha this afternoon, however the return QF1905 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Karratha – Perth during the evening as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Ayers Rock Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM operated QF1941 Alice Springs –  Ayers Rock this morning, however the aircraft then encountered a technical issue causing the cancellation of QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL QF1918 Newman Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operating QF1918 Perth – Karratha diverted via Newman late this afternoon to accommodate passengers affected by the cancellation of the QF1826/QF1827 Perth – Newman rotation.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Paraburdoo and Newman Diversions.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ operating QF1899 Karratha – Perth diverted via Paraburdoo this morning to accommodate passengers from the cancelled QF1803 Paraburdoo – Perth. The aircraft then operated QF1930 Perth – Broome via Newman to accommodate passengers from the cancelled QF1818 Perth – Newman.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Paraburdoo Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO operated QF1802 Perth – Paraburdoo this morning, however the return QF1803 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Paraburdoo – Perth late in the afternoon as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXG Karratha Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Karratha, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 positioned Perth – Karratha as QF6201 late tonight in order to operate the delayed QF1917 Karratha – Perth after midnight.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Positioning Flights.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 14th July, QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE positioned Darwin – Alice Springs as QF6200 this morning, then continued Alice Springs – Melbourne as QF6201 where it entered the Melbourne maintenance facility.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH positioned Perth – Alice Springs as QF6201 this morning in order to operate QF1941 Alice Springs – Ayers Rock. Then operating the rest of the days services normally operated by the aircraft off the cancelled QF1949 Cairns – Alice Sprins.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ positioned Cairns – Darwin as QF6200 this morning in order to operate the delayed QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs – Perth. As a result QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs was cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Darwin Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE overnighted at Darwin after arriving as QF1938 from Perth and Alice Springs, however it was unable to depart as QF1937 to Alice Springs and Perth this morning due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6200 this afternoon after arriving as QF1535 from Canberra. The aircraft then operated QF1515 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQX positioned Sydney – Canberra as QF6203 late this afternoon after arriving as QF1581 from Maroochydore. The aircraft then operated QF1541 Canberra – Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQX Positioning Flight.

Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQX positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6201 this afternoon after arriving as QF1518 from Canberra. The aircraft then operated QF1792 Brisbane – Townsville.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positions to Canberra, Goes Tech

Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ positioned Brisbane – Canberra this morning as QF6200 to cover services following a sister aircraft encountering a technical issue, however on arrival VH-NXJ itself had to be removed from service due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Returns to Service.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BK VH-YQU, which has been at Sydney since 7th July after returning from maintenance at Canberra, returned to service this morning operating QF1583/QF1582 Sydney – Hobart out of sequence. These normally operate as a Hobart – Sydney rotation.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS QF1509 Melbourne Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT operating QF1509 Melbourne – Hobart reached the Tasmanian coast this evening before turning back to Melbourne for a safe landing. This appears to have been due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI Positions for Coolangatta Extra.

QANTASLink B717-2K9 VH-NXI positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this morning as QF6200 in order to operate an additional Sydney – Coolangatta sector as QF1570. The aircraft then positioned Coolangatta – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR QF1822 Karratha Diversions.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR operating QF1822 Perth – Newman diverted via Karratha this morning. Later in the day the aircraft was operating QF1817 Port Hedland – Perth, following a Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Karratha, the aircraft again diverted via Karratha in order to collect passengers from the cancelled QF1915 Karratha – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK positioned Brisbane – Gladstone as QF6200 this morning in order to operate QF1957 Gladstone – Brisbane. The aircraft then operated QF1958 Brisbane – Gladstone before positioning back t0 Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ QF1949 Ayers Rock Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ operating QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs operated via Ayers Rock this morning. The aircraft then operated the Alice Springs – Perth sector of QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE QF1948 Karratha Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 737-23S VH-NXE operating QF1948 Perth – Solomon diverted via Karratha this morning. The aircraft then returned Solomon – Perth still using callsign QF1948. QF1949 Solomon – Perth was cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQX Hobart Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Hobart, Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQX positioned Melbourne – Hobart this afternoon as QF6200 in order to operate the delayed QF1504 Hobart – Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operated QF1583 Sydney – Hobart this morning, however it was unable to operate its next scheduled service as QF1504 Hobart – Melbourne due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Returns from Canberra Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since 22nd April, returned to service this morning operating QF1562 Canberra – Brisbane. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 125Y to 12J/98Y with Wifi to Ipad IFE.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY, which spent the morning out of service at Melbourne, positioned Melbourne – Canberra as QF6200 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1550 Canberra – Brisbane.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ QF1937 Mount Isa Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ operating the Darwin – Alice Springs sector of QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs – Perth diverted via Mount Isa this morning due to fog at Alice Springs. The complete routing was therefore Darwin – Mount Isa – Alice Springs – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN QF1937 Ayers Rock Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM operating the Alice Springs – Perth sector of QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs – Perth operated via Ayers Rock this afternoon making a full routing of Darwin – Alice Springs – Ayers Rock – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ positioned Darwin – Alice Springs as QF6200 this evening to operate an Alice Springs – Cairns sector as QF1871. QF1871 is usually a Darwin – Cairns service.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS positioned Sydney – Brisbane this morning as QF6200 in order to operare the QF1780/QF1781 Brisbane – Mount Isa rotation. The aircraft then positioned Mount Isa – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM positioned Brisbane – Gladstone as QF6200 this morning in order to operate QF1957 Gladstone – Brisbane. The aircraft then operated QF1958 Brisbane – Gladstone before positioning back to Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Positioning Flight.

Following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Solomon, QANTASLink Boeing 737-23S VH-NXE positioned Perth – Solomon as QF6200 this morning then continued on to Christmas Creek where it operated a Christmas Creek – Perth service as QF1975.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Solomon Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXL operated QF1978 Perth – Solomon this morning, however the return QF1979 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Solomon – Perth during the afternoon as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK QF1937 Kalgoorlie Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK operating the Alice Springs – Perth sector of QF1937 Darwin – Alice Springs – Perth diverted via Kalgoorlie early this afternoon giving a full routing of Darwin – Alice Springs – Kalgoorlie – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS, which spent the morning out of service at Canberra, positioned Canberra – Sydney this afternoon and returned to service operating QF1517 Sydney – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL positioned Sydney – Canberra as QF6200 early this morning in order to operated Canberra – Melbourne – Coffs Harbour – Melbourne – Canberra in service. The aircraft then positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which has been out of service at Brisbane since 21st April, positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6200 then returned to service operating QF1580 Sydney – Maroochydore.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQX Positions for Service Entry.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQX positioned Adelaide – Brisbane as QF6202 in preparation for service entry, flying test circuits over Kangaroo Island before continuing to Brisbane. The aircraft is the former OH-BLN of Blue1 and is now in 12J/98Y configuration.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXG Port Hedland Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Port Hedland, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXG positioned Perth – Port Hedland as QF6200 this evening in order to operate the delayed QF1817 Port Hedland – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6201 this morning in order to operate the QF1724/QF1725 Brisbane – Hamilton Island rotation. The aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT arrived into Melbourne this afternoon as QF1504 from Hobart, however its next scheduled rotation as QF1507/QF1508 Melbourne – Hobart was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Melbourne – Hobart during the evening as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI QF1920 Perth Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI operating QF1920 Perth – Karratha was around 30 minutes into the flight this morning when it turned back to Perth for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The flight, and the return QF1921 were subsequently cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6200 late this morning in order to operate the QF1511/QF1512 Melbourne – Hobart rotation. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK QF1917 Paraburdoo Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK operating QF1917 Karratha – Perth diverted via Paraburdoo this evening to collect passengers following a technical issue encountered by a Network Aviation Fokker 100 at Paraburdoo.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6200 this morning after arriving as QF1579 from Maroochydore. The aircraft then operated QF1507 Melbourne – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE, which spent most of yesterday out of service at Sydney, positioned Sydney – Canberra as QF6200 late this morning then returned to service this afternoon operating QF1520 Canberra – Sydney.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Canberra Test Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since 31st December 2015, undertook a Canberra – Canberra test flight late this morning as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Canberra Test Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since 31st December 2015, undertook a Canberra – Canberra test flight late this morning as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQX Commences Delivery Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQX commenced its delivery flight today routing Helsinki – Borg El Arab – Al Ain – Kolkata – Singapore – Broome – Adelaide using callsign SXA1290. The aircraft is the former OH-BLN of Blue1.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU positioned Melbourne – Hobart this afternoon as QF6200 to the timings of the cancelled QF1505 in order to operate QF1506 Hobart – Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Commences Delivery Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY commenced its delivery flight today routing Helsinki – Alexandria – Al Ain – Kolkata – Singapore – Broome – Adelaide using callsign SXA1279. The aircraft is the former OH-BLO of Blue1 and is scheduled to arrive in Adelaide on 23rd January.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE QF1576 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE operating QF1576 Sydney – Hervey Bay stopped the climb at 14,000 ft this afternoon due to a technical issue, descended to 12,000 ft to circle and work checklists and then returned to Sydney for a safe landing. The flight, and the return QF1577 were subsequently cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV operated QF1505 Melbourne – Hobart this afternoon, however the aircraft’s next scheduled flight as QF1556 Hobart – Sydney was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Gladstone Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXL operated QF1708 Brisbane – Gladstone this afternoon, however the return QF1709 was cancelled due to a technical issue. However the aircraft was able to position Gladstone – Brisbane as QF6203 after two and a half hours on the ground.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ positioned Brisbane – Canberra early this morning as QF6200 in order to operate the QF1529/QF1528 Canberra – Melbourne rotation. The aircraft then positioned Canberra – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Port Hedland Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Port Hedland, QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD positioned Perth – Port Hedland this evening as QF6200 in order to operate the delayed QF1817 Port Hedland – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Port Hedland Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operated QF1814 Perth – Port Hedland this afternoon, however it was unable to operate the return QF1817 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Port Hedland – Perth late at night as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Cloudbreak Rescue Mission.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operated QF1920 Perth – Karratha this morning, however following the earlier Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Cloudbreak the return QF1921 was cancelled and the aircraft instead positioned Karratha – Cloudbreak as QF6201 in order to operate the delayed QF1387 Cloudbreak – Perth Fifo sector as QF1981.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Returns from Paraburdoo.

Following the bird strike damage it sustained yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL positioned Paraburdoo – Perth this morning as QF6200 then returned to service operating QF1836 Perth – Paraburdoo.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Paraburdoo Bird Strike.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operated QF1808 Perth – Paraburdoo this afternoon, however the return QF1809 was cancelled after the aircraft sustainted bird strike damage on approach.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW QF1520 Canberra Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW operating QF1520 Canberra – Sydney returned to Canberra this evening due to weather at Sydney. The aircraft was able to complete the flight after around two hours on the ground at Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU QF1505 Melbourne Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU operating QF1505 Melbourne – Hobart returned to Melbourne this afternoon having failed to get into Hobart. The aircraft was able to complete the flight later.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Returns from Canberra Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV, which has been out of service at Canberra since 8th October, under maintenance and awaiting parts for some of that period, returned to service this evening operating QF1554 Canberra – Brisbane.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Canberra Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ operated QF1511 Sydney – Canberra this morning, however it’s scheduled return to Sydney as QF1514 and later services on the route were cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXI QF1828 Perth Medical Return.

QANTASLink Bpeing 717-231 VH-NXI operating QF1828 Perth – Port Hedland was around a fifth of the way into the flight when it turned back to Perth due to a medical emrgency on board. The flight, and the return QF1829 were cancelled with passengers accommodated on the later QF1114/QF1115 rotation.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Returns from Mount Isa.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 25th September, QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN positioned Mount Isa – Brisbane this afternoon as QF6200 then returned to service operating QF1770 Brisbane – Mackay.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Red Centre Positioning Flight.

Following the earlier QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Alice Springs, QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO, which had arrived into Alice Springs as QF1949 from Cairns, operated the delayed QF1936/QF1939 Darwin – Alice Springs rotation with a two hour delay. The aircraft then positioned Alice Springs – Ayers Rock as QF6201 in order to operate QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns with a five hour delay. QF1941 Alice Springs – Ayers Rock had earlier been cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Alice Springs Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD arrived into Alice Springs as QF1940 from Ayers Rock this morning, however it was unable to operate the QF1936/QF1939 Alice Springs – Darwin rotation as scheduled due to a technical issue. The aircraft later slotted back into its day’s schedule operating QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Hobart Rescue Mission.

Following the B717-200 technical issue at Hobart this morning, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU positioned Sydney – Hobart as QF6200 this afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF1504 Hobart – Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT operated QF1501 Melbourne – Hobart this morning, however the return QF1502 and the subsequent QF1503 Melbourne – Hobart were cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT operated QF1529 Canberra – Melbourne this morning, however the return QF1530 and subsequent services from Canberra were cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Melbourne – Canberra late in the evening as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Paraburdoo Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated QF1800 Perth – Paraburdoo early this morning, however the return QF1801 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Paraburdoo – Perth late in the afternoon as QF6205

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Delayed After Canberra Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL was unable to operate today following overnight maintenance at Canberra and was unable to position Canberra – Sydney this morning as scheduled. This initially caused the cancellation of QF1511 Sydney – Canberra and caused cancellations and delays across the Canberra B717 network today.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Returns from Canberra.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink  Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 this morning and returned to service operating QF1509 Sydney – Hobart.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Returns from Adelaide Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN, which has been under maintenance at Adelaide since 13th July, positioned Adelaide – Brisbane late this morning as QF6202 and immediately returned to service operating QF1958 Brisbane – Gladstone.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Airbridge Damage Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS preparing to operating QF1515 Sydney – Canberra sustained minor demage when struck by an airbridge this afternoon causing the cancellation of the flight. The aircraft later positioned Sydney – Canberra as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Operates Two Class Services.

QANTASLink Single Class Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operated the QF1562/QF1545 Canberra – Brisbane rotation today in place of the usual Two Class aircraft. The aircraft then positioned Canberra – Brisbane as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR Positions for Two Class Operations.

Single Class Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this morning as QF6200 in order to operate the QF1513/QF1516, QF1598/QF1599 and QF1517/QF1522 Sydney – Canberra rotations. The QF1598/QF1599 rotation was an extra service. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Tasmania Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Two Class Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Hobart, Single Class QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as QF6200 early this morning in order to operate the QF1501/QF1502 Melbourne – Hobart rotation. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1507 from Melbourne yesterday evening, however its scheduled return to Melbourne as QF1500 early this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Hobart – Melbourne during the afternoon as QF6202 and returned to service operating QF1536 Melbourne – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Returns to Service.

Following the lightning strike it encountered on 11th July, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW returned to service this afternoon operating QF1545 Canberra – Melbourne.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Single Class Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operated QF1543 Brisbane – Canberra this morning in place of the usual Two Class aircraft. The aircraft then positioned Canberra – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Positions for Two Class Service.

QANTASLink Single Class Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO positioned Brisbane – Canberra as QF6200 late this morning in order to operate QF1548 Canberra – Brisbane route. This service is normally operated by Two Class aircraft. VH-NXO was then removed from service, we understand due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS QF1562 Coolangatta Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS operating QF1562 Canberra – Brisbane diverted to Coolangatta this morning due to weather at Brisbane. The aircraft then positioned Coolangatta – Canberra as QF6200. As a result QF1545 Brisbane – Canberra was cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Mackay Technical Issue & Perth Positioning.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ operated QF1760 Brisbane – Mackay this morning, however the return QF1761 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Mackay – Brisbane early in the afternoon as QF6204 and returned to service operating the QF1768/QF1769 Brisbane – Mackay rotation. The aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Adelaide – Perth as QF6200/QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Positions for Two Class Operations.

Following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Hobart, Single Class QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM positioned Brisbane – Melbourne this morning as QF6200 to operate the QF1503 – QF1507 services on the Melbourne – Hobart route. This route is usually served by Two Class aircraft,

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-YQT overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1507 from Melbourne yesterday evening, however its scheduled return to Melbourne as QF1500 was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Coffs Harbour Visit.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-VXM positioned Brisbane – Coffs Harbour as QF6201 this afternoon, returning to Brisbane after just under three hours on the ground as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-VXM Brisbane Stick Shaker Alert.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM operating QF1704 Brisbane – Gladstone was on the climb out of Brisbane this morning at around 2,900 ft when the stick shaker stall warning activated. Crew initiated a shallow descent and realised the the flaps had inadvertently been retracted, re-extended the flaps and continued to Gladstone for a safe landing. The ATSB have been informed.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Mackay Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN operated QF1760 Brisbane – Mackay this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF1761 due to a technical issue. QF1708 Brisbane – Gladstone was also cancelled, however the aircraft was able to position Mackay – Gladstone as QF6201 late in the morning and returned to service operating QF1709 Gladstone – Brisbane.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV QF1500 Hobart Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV operating QF1500 Hobart – Melbourne stopped the climb at 27,000 ft whilst still over Tasmania due to a technical issue and returned to Hobart for a safe landing. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN QF1948 Ayers Rock Diversion.

Following the cancellations of  QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs, QF1941 Alice Springs – Ayers Rock and QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns, today’s scheduled QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns operated by QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN routed Alice Springs – Ayers Rock – Cairns.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Gladstone Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operated QF1712 Brisbane – Gladstone this afternoon, however the return QF1713 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to positioned Gladstone – Brisbane during the evening as QF6200.

QANTAS B717-200 VH-YQS Positioning Flights.

QANTAS Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS positioned Melbourne – Hobart this afternoon as QF6200 in order to operate the QF1504/QF1505 and QF1506/QF1507 Hobart – Melbourne rotations. The aircraft then positioned Hobart – Melbourne late at night as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL QF1812 Perth Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operating QF1812 Perth – Port Hedland returned to Perth around 20 minutes after take off this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to perform the flight after a delay of around two hours.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ QF1971 Newman Technical Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operating QF1971 Cloudbreak – Perth diverted to Newman this morning due to a technical issue. The flight was subsequently cancelled. The aircraft was able to position Newman – Perth during the afternoon as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU overnighted at Hobart, however its first scheduled flight of the day as QF1500 Hobart – Melbourne, and the QF1501/QF1502 Melbourne – Hobart rotation were cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Hobart – Sydney during the evening as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operated a further Brisbane – Brisbane test flight as QF6200 this morning then returned to service this afternoon as QF1768 Brisbane – Mackay.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD was stopped for maintenance at Brisbane this evening after arriving as QF1554 from Canberra. The Single Class aircraft had operated on Two Class routes throughout the day.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW positioned Sydney – Hobart as QF6200 this morning in order to operate QF1500 Hobart – Melbourne. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Canberra as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Mackay Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operated QF1766 Brisbane – Mackay this afternoon, however the aircraft then encountered a technical issue leading to the eventual cancellation of QF1717 Mackay – Brisbane. The aircraft was able to position Mackay – Brisbane during the evening as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ QF1704 Brisbane Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operating QF1704 Brisbane – Gladstone returned to Brisbane returned to Brisbane shortly after take off this morning due to a technical issue. The flight and the return QF1705 were subsequently cancelled. The aircraft later undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXG Positions for Gladstone Extra.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXG positioned Brisbane – Gladstone early this morning as QF6200 in order to operate an additional Gladstone – Sydney sector as QF1959. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6204.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Rockhampton Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Rockhampton, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW positioned Brisbane – Rockhampton this evening as QF6200 in order to operate the delayed QF1745 Rockhampton – Brisbane.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU QF1506 Hobart Return & Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU operating QF1506 Hobart – Melbourne returned to Hobart this evening. The aircraft was able to depart again after around 90 minutes on the ground. After arrival at Melbourne the aircraft positioned Melbourne – Canberra as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Operates Canberra Service.

Single Class QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operated the QF1511/QF1514 and QF1519/QF1518 Sydney – Canberra rotations today in place of the usual Two Class aircraft. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Western Australia Triangle.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE operated QF1800 Perth – Paraburdoo this morning, then positioned Paraburdoo – Broome as QF6200 in order to operate QF1925 Broome – Perth. QF1801 Paraburdoo – Perth and QF1926 Perth – Broome were cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1507 , however its scheduled return to Melbourne as QF1500 this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXR Operates Extended QF1820 to Karratha.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR operated an extended QF1820 routing Perth – Newman – Karratha this morning instead of the usual Perth – Newman routing. The aircraft then positioned Karratha – Perth as QF6200. As a result QF1821 Newman – Perth was cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Positioning Flight.

Following the cancellation of QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs this morning, QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO positioned Brisbane – Alice Springs as QF6200 this afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF1941 Alice Springs – Ayers Rock and QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns. The aircraft then positioned Cairns – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Takes Over QF1508.

Following the diversion of QF1508 Hobart – Sydney to Canberra and subsequent lightning strike, the service was taken forward Canberra – Sydney by Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS QF1508 Canberra Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS operating QF1508 Hobart – Sydney diverted via Canberra this afternoon due to weather at Sydney. However the aircraft sustained a lightning strike on approach and was removed from service at Canberra for checks, returning to traffic later as QF1550 Canberra – Brisbane.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Alice Springs Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier B717-200 technical issue at Alice Springs, QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK positioned Perth – Alice Springs as QF6202 this afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT QF1535 Canberra Lightning Strike.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT operating QF1535 Canberra – Melbourne encountered a lightning strike on departure from Canberra and returned to Canberra for a safe landing. The flight and the return QF1536 were subsequently cancelled.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Returns to Service.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD, which has been under maintenance at Perth since 22nd October after encountering a technical issue at Alice Springs on 19th October, returned to service this afternoon operating QF1938 Perth – Alice Springs – Darwin.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Alice Springs Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs this morning, then encountered a technical issue which caused a rearrangement of B717-200 schedules from Alice Springs and the eventual cancellation of QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Mackay Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM overnighted at Mackay after arriving as QF1770 from Brisbane yesterday evening, however its scheduled return to Brisbane as QF1771 was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Mackay – Brisbane later in the morning as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Operates Two Class Route.

Single Class Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN operated QF1545 Brisbane – Canberra this evening. This flight is normally scheduled for a Two Class aircraft. VH-NXN is scheduled to operate from Canberra on Two Class operations for the next few days.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Positioning Flight and Two Class Operations.

Single Class QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6200 this morning in order to operate the QF1558/QF1559 Sydney – Hervey Bay rotation. This service is sold as a single class service but is scheduled to be operated by a Two Class aircraft. The aircraft then operated QF1553 Sydney – Canberra which is sold as a Two Class flight.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Positions for Two Class Operations.

Single Class QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK positioned Brisbane – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6200 in order to operate the QF1503/QF1504 Melbourne – Hobart rotation. These services are scheduled to be operate by a Two Class aircraft. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Operates Brisbane – Canberra Services.

Single Class QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXL operated the QF1549/QF1550 Brisbane – Canberra rotation and QF1553 Brisbane – Canberra this evening. These services are scheduled for a Two Class aircraft. The aircraft then positioned Canberra – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Adelaide Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-YQV operated QF1555 Sydney – Adelaide late this morning, however the return QF1560 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Adelaide – Sydney during the evening as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS positioned Canberra – Melbourne as QF6200 this afternoon in order to operate the QF1505/QF1506 Melbourne – Hobart rotation. The aircraft then positioned Melbourne – Canberra as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Alice Springs Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXL operated QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs this morning, then encountered a technical issue causing the cancellation of QF1941 Alice Springs – Ayers Rock, QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns and QF1874 Cairns – Darwin. Late at night the aircraft positioned Alice Springs – Darwin as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Broome Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Perth, QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM positioned Perth – Broome this evening as QF6201 in order to operate the delayed QF1925 Broome – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Mackay Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD overnighted at Mackay after arriving as QF1770 from Brisbane yesterday, however its scheduled return to Brisbane as QF1771 was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Mackay – Brisbane later in the morning as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT operated QF1505 Melbourne – Hobart this afternoon, however the subsequent QF1506/QF1507 Hobart – Melbourne rotation was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Paraburdoo Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier B717-200 technical issue at Paraburdoo, QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE positioned Perth – Paraburdoo this evening as QF6200 in order to operate the delayed QF1809 Paraburdoo – Perth.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN positioned Perth – Alice Springs as QF6200 early this morning in order to operate the Alice Springs – Perth sector of QF1935. The Darwin – Alice Springs sector of this flight did not operate due to Darwin airport being closed by ash from the Sangeang Api volcanic eruptions.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Enters Service.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW entered service this morning operating QF1501 Melbourne – Hobart. From today all QANTAS Melbourne – Hobart services will be operated by QANTASLink B717-200s.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Positions for Service Entry.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW positioned Adelaide – Hobart as QF6200 early this evening in preparation for service entry. The aircraft is named “The Tassie Devil” and carries a Tasmanian Devil logo and paw prints.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated the Darwin – Alice Springs sector of QF1935 Darwin – Alice Springs – Perth this morning, however the onward service to Perth was cancelled and the aircraft instead positioned Alice Springs – Cairns as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Mackay Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Boeing 717-200 technical issue at Mackay, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH positioned Brisbane – Mackay this evening in order to operate the delayed QF1769 Mackay – Brisbane.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Mackay Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM operated QF1768 Brisbane – Mackay this afternoon, however it was unable to operate the return QF1769 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Mackay – Brisbane late at night as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Adelaide Test Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH, which has been under maintenance at Adelaide since May 7th, undertook an Adelaide – Adelaide test flight this afternoon as QF6200. The aircraft later positioned Adelaide – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTAS B717-200 VH-YQT Hervey Bay Test Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT positioned Sydney – Hervey Bay as QF6200 this morning, returning shortly thereafter as QF6201. This was in connection with the commencement of B717-200 Sydney – Hervey Bay services on 17th May.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO operated QF1941 Alice Springs – Ayers Rock this afternoon, however its next scheduled service as QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns was cancelled due to weather at Cairns. The aircraft therefore positioned Ayers Rock – Gove as QF6202 in order to operate the Gove – Darwin sector of QF1944 Cairns – Gove – Darwin.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated the Darwin – Gove sector of QF1943 Darwin – Gove – Cairns this morning, however the onward service to Cairns was cancelled due to weather at Cairns. The aircraft instead positioned Gove – Ayers Rock as QF6201 then picked up its schedule as QF1940 Ayers Rock – Alice Springs.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operated QF1939 Darwin – Alice Springs this afternoon, however due to weather at Cairns its next scheduled flight as QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns was cancelled. The aircraft instead positioned Alice Springs – Gove as QF6202 in order to operate the Gove – Darwin sector of QF1944 Cairns – Gove – Darwin.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK operated the Darwin – Gove sector of QF1943 Darwin – Gove – Cairns this morning, however the onward service to Cairns was cancelled due to weather at Cairns. The aircraft instead positioned Gove – Ayers Rock as QF6201 then picked up its schedule as QF1940 Ayers Rock – Alice Springs.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Begins Delivery Flight.

Boeing 717-2BL N928ME, which will become VH-YQW for QANTASLink, departed Jacksonville as SXI1121 on its delivery flight to Australia. The aircraft will route Jacksonville – Billings – Anchorage – Magadan – Sapporo New Chitose – Cebu – Darwin – Adelaide for pre-service entry maintenance. The aircraft is due in Adelaide on 15th April. The aircraft is already in QANTASLink New ‘Roo livery and will be the fourth Two Class Boeing 717-200 for QANTASLink and is a former Midwest Airlines and Mexicana Click aircraft.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU operated QF1533 Melbourne – Canberra this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF1532 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Melbourne – Canberra early in the evening as QF6200 and returned to service as QF1554 Canberra – Brisbane.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV Commences Delivery Flight.

Boeing 717-2BL N927ME, which will become VH-YQV for QANTASLink, departed Jacksonville as SXI1121 on its delivery flight to Australia. The aircraft will route Jacksonville – Billings – Anchorage – Magadan – Sapporo New Chitose – Cebu – Darwin – Adelaide for pre-service entry maintenance. The aircraft is due in Adelaide on 4th March. The aircraft is already in QANTASLink New ‘Roo livery and will be the third Two Class Boeing 717-200 for QANTASLink and is a former Midwest Airlines and Mexicana Click aircraft.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXG Positioning Flights.

Following the earlier B717-200 technical issue at Kalgoorlie, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXG positioned Perth – Kalgoorlie this evening as QF6201 to deliver parts and technical personnel, then immediately positioned back to Perth as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXK Kalgoorlie Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 7717-231 VH-NXK operated QF1884 Perth – Kalgoorlie this afternoon, however the return QF1897 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Kalgoorlie – Perth late at night as QF6203.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Gove Excursion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD positioned Darwin – Gove in the early hours of this morning as QF6202, immediately positioning back to Darwin as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Kalgoorlie Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operated QF1879 Adelaide – Kalgoorlie this afternoon, however its onward flight as QF1897 Kalgoorlie – Perth was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXG Positions for Gladstone Extras.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXG positioned Brisbane – Gladstone as QF6202 early this morning in order to operate a Gladstone – Brisbane extra as QF1960. The aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Gladstone again as QF6200 in order to operate a Gladstone – Sydney extra as QF1956. Finally the aircraft positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6201.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which spent yesterday out of service at Brisbane, positioned Brisbane – Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6200. The aircraft later positioned Melbourne – Canberra as QF6200 following the cancellation of QF1532.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU On Delivery.

Boeing 717-2BL N975BC, which will become VH-YQU for QANTASLink, departed Jacksonville as SXI1098 on its delivery flight to Australia. The aircraft will route Jacksonville – Billings – Anchorage – Magadan – Sapporo New Chitose – Cebu – Darwin – Adelaide for pre-service entry maintenance. The aircraft is due in Adelaide on 20th December. The aircraft is already in QANTASLink New ‘Roo livery and will be the second Two Class Boeing 717-200 for QANTASLink and is a former Midwest Airlines and Mexicana Click aircraft.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Ayers Rock Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD operated QF1851 Cairns – Ayers Rock this morning, however its next two scheduled flights as QF1940 Ayers Rock – Alice Springs and QF1936 Alice Springs –Darwin were cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft later positioned Ayers Rock- Darwin as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXN Gladstone Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN operated QF1708 Brisbane – Gladstone early this afternoon, however the return QF1709 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Gladstone – Brisbane later as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Mackay Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operated QF1760 Brisbane – Mackay this morning, however the return QF1761 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Mackay – Brisbane later as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT On Delivery.

Boeing 717-2BL N917ME, which will become VH-YQT for QANTASLink, departed Jacksonville as SXI1072 on its delivery flight to Australia. The aircraft will route Jacksonville – Billings – Anchorage – Magadan – Sapporo New Chitose – Cebu – Darwin – Adelaide for pre-service entry maintenance. The aircraft is due in Adelaide on 31st October. The aircraft is already in QANTASLink New ‘Roo livery and will be the second Two Class Boeing 717-200 for QANTASLink and is a former Midwest Airlines and Mexicana Click aircraft.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Cairns Technical Issue.

QANTASLink B717-2BL VH-NXJ encountered a technical issue at Cairns this morning throwing the Queensland/NT B717-200 schedule out. The aircraft was able to position Cairns – Alice Springs as QF6200 late in the afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF1936 Alice Springs – Darwin, QF1939 Darwin – Alice Springs and QF1948 Alice Springs –Cairns services.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Newman Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ operated QF1822 Perth – Newman this morning, however the return QF1823 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Newman – Perth during the afternoon as QF6200.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQS Commences Delivery Flight.

Boeing 717-2BL N406BC, which will become VH-YQS for QANTASLink, departed Jacksonville as SXI1078 on its delivery flight to Australia. The aircraft will route Jacksonville – Billings – Anchorage – Magadan – Sapporo New Chitose – Cebu – Darwin – Adelaide for pre-service entry maintenance. The aircraft is due in Adelaide on 27th September. The aircraft is already in QANTASLink New ‘Roo livery and will be the first Two Class Boeing 717-200 for QANTASLink and is a former Midwest Airlines and Mexicana Click aircraft.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE Mackay Technical Issue.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXE operated QF1760 Brisbane – Mackay this morning, however it was unable to operate the return QF1761 due to a technical issue. The later QF1768/QF1769 Brisbane – Mackay rotation was also cancelled. The aircraft was able to position Mackay – Brisbane later as QF6200.