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QANTAS Boeing 747-400 Fleet Maintenance History

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

 

 

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QANTAS Boeing 747-400 Fleet Maintenance History

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

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QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF64 Perth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF64 Johannesburg – Sydney (depart Johannesburg 29th September) with a four and a half hour delay diverted via Perth this afternoon in a planned operation. The airline cited Operational and Safety Requirements which appears to have been due to crew not having sufficient hours to reach Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH New York JFK Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated the QF11 Los Angeles – New York JFK sector this morning, however the return QF12 New York JFK – Los Angeles has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue and today’s QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane has been cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6111 this morning after operating an Antarctic charter yesterday then returned to regular service operating QF73 Sydney – San Francisco.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF11 Dallas-Fort Worth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating the Los Angeles – New York JFK sector of QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles – New York diverted via Dallas-Fort Worth late this afternoon. The diversion appears to have been medical. As a result today’s QF12 New York JFK – Los Angeles sector was delayed until after midnight and today’s QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane was cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF73 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF73 Sydney – San Francisco was around 45 minutes into the flight this afternoon when it turned back to Sydney due to a technical issue. After around three hours on the ground the aircraft was able to depart again and complete the service.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 18th October), however its scheduled departure as QF15 to Los Angeles has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Operates Auckland Extra.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operated an additional Sydney – Auckland sector this evening as QF6011 following earlier cancellations on the route. This was used to tanker fuel to Auckland to support QANTAS Group operations.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles, however the onward QF11/QF12 Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft returned to service late tonight operating QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6012 this morning after arriving as QF16 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Operates QF11/QF12 Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated the QF11/QF12 Sydney – Los Angeles rotation today in place of the scheduled A380 due to A380 delays on the Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth route. The aircraft additionally operated the QF11/QF12 Los Angeles – New York JFK tag due to the Boeing 747-400 technical issue at Brisbane this morning.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 10th July), however it was unable to operate today’s QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Brisbane – Sydney during the evening as QF6017.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6004 this morning after arriving as QF96 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated QF73 Sydney – San Francisco.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Operates Combined LAX – JFK Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI arrived into Los Angeles as QF15 from Brisbane this morning then operated a Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation as QF11/QF7012. This appears to have been both yesterday’s and today’s QF11/QF12 rotation operating in combination. The aircraft then operated QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positions for Paralympians.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ eperated QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile today, then positioned Santiago de Chile – Rio de Janeiro as QF6001 in order to pick up the Australian Paralympic team, flying Rio de Janeiro – Santiago de Chile – Sydney as QF6032.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positions to Rio de Janeiro.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile today then positioned Santiago de Chile – Rio de Janeiro as QF6001 in order to operate an extended QF28 Rio de Janeiro – Santiago de Chile – Sydney post Olympic service.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operated QF73 Sydney – San Francisco this afternoon, then positioned San Francisco – Santiago de Chile this evening as QF6007.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Continues from Brisbane.

Following its technical diversion last night, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG departed Brisbane this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted QF25 Sydney – Tokyo Haneda, routing Brisbane – Tokyo Haneda as QF25D.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF25 Nagoya Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF25 Sydney – Tokyo Haneda (depart Sydney 1st August) diverted via Nagoya this morning. The diversion has been cited as weather related but no other flights into Haneda were affected so it may have been medical.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Operates QF93.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today. This was due to the scheduled A380 being utilised for charter operations today. As a result there was no QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, which spent yesterday out of service at Melbourne, positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6017 this morning then returned to service operating QF73 Sydney – San Francisco.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates QF12.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operated QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney tonight in place of the usual A380 which instead operated a charter flight. As a result no QF96 Los Angeles – Melbourne service was scheduled this evening.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6019 early this afternoon after arriving as the delayed QF16 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated QF73 Sydney – San Francisco.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Returns from Santiago.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 13th April, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE departed Santiago de Chile this morning operating the delayed QF28 Santiago de Chile – Sydney of 13th April as QF28D.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Returns from San Francisco.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 3rd January, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI departed San Francisco early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF74 San Francisco – Sydney as a day flight.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Overnight Los Angeles Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operated the QF11/QF18 Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation with increasing delays through today, arriving back into Los Angeles well after midnight. Tonight’s ongoing QF18 Los Angeles – Sydney sector has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS Operates QF11.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today as a knock on effect of the A380 technical issue at Los Angeles on 10th April.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEB Operates QF11/QF96.

QANTAS Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today in place of the scheduled A380. The aircraft then turned around to operate QF96 Los Angeles – Melbourne, marking a very rare appearance of a non-ER Boeing 747-400 on this route.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJI Operates QF11/QF12.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJI operated the QF11/QF12 Sydney – Los Angeles rotation today in place of the usual A380. The use of a Skybed Mk1 equipped aircraft on this service is noteworthy.

Withdrawn QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA HARS Preservation Official.

QANTAS officially confirmed that withdrawn Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA will be preserved at the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) at Illawarra Regional Airport, Shellharbour. The official handover will take place in early March. The delivery flight from Sydney International Airport to Illawarra Regional Airport will be the first time a Boeing 747 has landed at the regional port. The Qantas pilots operating the final flight will undergo special simulator training to prepare for the delivery and the airline is working with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to finalise approvals for the special landing.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS Returns from Sydney Repair.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS, which has been out of service since arriving in Sydney as QF128 from Hong Kong on 1st January 2015, returned to service this morning operating QF63 Sydney – Johannesburg. The aircraft sustained ramp damage when struck by a catering truck at Sydney although we have been unable to establish precisely when. We suspect it was prior to the operation of QF75 Sydney – Vancouver on January 3rd.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Operates Return RAAF Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM operated a Minhad Air Force Base – Darwin – Brisbane – Sydney charter for the RAAF this morning using callsign ASY1 but internally coded as QF6032 in QANTAS systems.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Operates RAAF Military Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM operated a Sydney – Brisbane – Townsville – Darwin – Minhad Air Force Base (Dubai) charter for the RAAF this afternoon. The flight used callsign ASY1 but appears to have been internally coded as QF6031 in QANTAS systems.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Tokyo Narita Flight Switch.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA arrived into Tokyo Narita as QF21 from Sydney (depart Sydney 20th December) this morning, however following the B747-400 technical issue at Tokyo Narita yesterday, it returned to Sydney this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF22 Tokyo Narita – Sydney as QF22D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Soldiers On.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA arrived into Sydney as QF18 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 18th December) this morning, however instead of being withdrawn from service the aircraft operated tonight’s QF21 Sydney – Tokyo Narita.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEB Perth Rescue Mission.

Following the technical diversion of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney to Perth in the early hours of this morning, QANTAS Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB positioned Sydney – Perth as QF6001 early this afternoon in order to continue the diverted flight, operating Perth – Sydney as QF2.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Stored at Los Angeles.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA operated QF107 Sydney – Los Angeles today. The aircraft had originally been scheduled to be withdrawn after this flight and position to Victorville for storage. However it is now expected to be preserved at the Historical Aircraft Restoration Facility at Wollongong. An additional QF18 Los Angeles – Sydney sector has now been scheduled for 18th December, and the aircraft is expected to operate that flight prior to withdrawal.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Operates QF11.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA was pressed into service this afternoon operating QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles in place of the scheduled A380.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Sydney Charity Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since arriving as QF64 from Johannesburg on 16th November, undertook a one hour Sydney – Sydney Pathfinders charity flight as QF6601 early this afternoon. The aircraft is not scheduled to operate any further services until December 7th when it will operate QF107 Sydney – Los Angeles and then be withdrawn. There is no QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney scheduled for that day.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEB Departs on Captain’s Choice RTW Tour.

QANTAS Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB departed Sydney for a 21 day Captain’s Choice round the world tour today, initially routing Sydney – Colombo as QF6034. The complete route is Sydney – Colombo – Baku – Tel Aviv – Marrakech – Azores – Antigua – San Francisco – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Operates QF11/QF12.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT operated the QF11/QF12 Sydney – Los Angeles rotation today in place of the scheduled A380 due to an additional A380 being tied up on the Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth route following the technical return to Sydney on 3rd October. The use of this aircraft meant these flights operated with Three Class and not Four Class service.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS QF108 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS operating the Los Angeles – Sydney sector of QF108 New York JFK – Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 7th August) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to fog at Sydney.

QANTAs B747-400 VH-OJU Los Angeles Flight Switch.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU operated QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles today, then returned to Australia late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney sector as QF108D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Operates QF82.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA operated QF51 Brisbane – Singapore this afternoon the returned to Australia as QF82 Singapore – Sydney. The Brisbane – Singapore route returned to A330-300 operation today commencing with tonight’s QF52 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJI Continues from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJI departed Los Angeles this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney sector as QF108D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU Returns from Singapore.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU, which overnighted at Singapore after arriving as a charter flight yesterday, returned to service this evening operating QF6 Singapore – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJI Singapore Stopover.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJI operated QF5 Sydney – Singapore today, the aircraft was then taken out of service and will remain in Singapore until 9th July when it is scheduled to operate a charter back to Australia.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU Operates Singapore Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU operated a Brisbane – Melbourne charter as QF6021 early this morning continuing Melbourne – Singapore as QF6031. The aircraft then overnighted at Singapore.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Returns from Singapore.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-436 VH-OJM departed Singapore late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed QF6 Singapore – Sydney as QF6D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Withdrawn.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL was withdrawn from service at Los Angeles this morning after arriving as QF107 from Sydney. This brings the B747-400 fleet down to 13 aircraft (including ER models).

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Prepares to Leave Fleet.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL entered the Sydney Jetbase this morning after arriving as QF6 from Singapore. The aircraft will have parts swapped out before operating QF107 Sydney – Los Angeles on 26th May where the aircraft will be withdrawn from service before continuing on to Victorville on 27th May. As a result there is no QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane service on 26th May.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU Quick Tokyo Turnaround.

Following the B747-400 technical issue at Tokyo Narita yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU arrived into Tokyo Narita as QF21 from Sydney (depart Sydney 9th May) this morning, then immediately turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF22 Tokyo Narita – Sydney as QF22D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Tokyo Narita Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA arrived into Tokyo Narita as QF21 from Sydney (depart Sydney 8th May) this morning, however the return QF22 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Brisbane Rescue Mission.

Following the A330-300 technical issue at Brisbane this morning, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL positioned Sydney – Brisbane this afternoon as QF6001 in order to operate the delayed QF97/QF98 Brisbane – Hong Kong rotation.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Operates QF11/QF12 Rotation.

Following the A380 technical issues at Dubai and Hong Kong, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM operated the QF11/QF12 Sydney – Los Angeles today. QF12 used the crew that would normally have operated the QF107/QF108 Los Angeles – New York JFK tag tomorrow. Therefore this flight will be cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6019 early this afternoon after arriving as the delayed QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane (depart Los Angeles 18th April).

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJC Withdrawn.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC was withdrawn from service at Los Angeles this morning after arriving as QF107 from Sydney. As a result there is no QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane scheduled today. This brings the Boeing 747-400 fleet down to eight aircraft.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Returns from Johannesburg.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 departed Johannesburg late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed QF64 Johannesburg – Sydney as QF64D. The aircraft was reportedly repaired using parts obtained from withdrawn British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLL.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJU Operates Delayed QF16.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU operated QF107 Sydney – Los Angeles today, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane as QF16D.

QANTAS B747-400 Withdrawals Accelerated.

QANTAS today announced an acceleration of the withdrawals of the non-refurbished Boeing 747-400 fleet with the aircraft all leaving the fleet by mid 2016. The ER aircraft and VH-OJS, VH-OJT and VH-OJU will remain.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJC Returns from Tokyo.

Following its overnight weather delay, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 departed Tokyo Narita this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF22 Tokyo Narita – Sydney as QF22D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJC Overnight Tokyo Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC arrived into Tokyo Narita this morning as QF21 from Sydney (depart Sydney 7th February), however tonight’s return QF22 has been delayed overnight due to weather at Tokyo.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Tokyo Narita Switch.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA arrived into Tokyo Narita as QF21 from Sydney (depart Sydney 5th February) this morning, then operated yesterday’s delayed QF22 Tokyo Narita – Sydney this evening as QF22D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJC Tokyo Narita Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC arrived into Tokyo Narita this morning as QF21 from Sydney (depart Sydney 4th February), however tonight’s return QF22 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJA Operates Sydney – Singapore Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA operated the QF5/QF6 Sydney – Singapore rotation today. This rotation is now scheduled for Boeing 747-400 operation on three days per week, with the remaining flights continuing to be operated by A330-300s.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJS Singapore Switch.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS operated QF51 Brisbane – Singapore today, however instead of returning to Australia as QF52 it instead operated QF82 Singapore – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Appears with Football Boots.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ, which has been at the Sydney Jetbase since arriving as QF108 from New York JFK and Los Angeles on 25th May, operated QF27 Sydney – Santiago today with added football boot decals on the tail, a football on the rear fuselage and “Proudly Supporting the Socceroos” titles.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates Short QF8.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operated  QF8 as Dallas-F0rt W0rth – Brisbane only this evening with no onward sector to Sydney. The aircraft will then operate QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles on 28th May. This is to cover for there being no QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane operating this evening.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6004 this morning after arriving as QF16 from Los Angeles. There is no QF51 Singapore – Brisbane scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF8 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating the Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane sector of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 26th April) diverted via Noumea for fuel this morning due to weather at Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 5th April) diverted via Auckland this morning in a planned operation due to strong headwinds. The complete routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF8 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating the Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane sector of  QF8 Dallas – Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 28th March) diverted via Noumea this morning for fuel.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Operates Phoenix Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated a Sydney – Phoenix charter this evening as QF6031. The aircraft then positioned Phoenix – Dallas Fort Worth as QF6021 in order to operate tomorrow’s QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney. As a result no QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth is scheduled tomorrow.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positions for Phoenix Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today, the aircraft then positioned Dallas-Fort Worth – Phoenix as QF6022 in order to operate a Phoenix – Sydney charter as QF6030. As a result no QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney was scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Positions for Phoenix Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF107 Sydney – Los Angeles today, the aircraft then positioned Los Angeles – Phoenix as QF6020 in order to operate a Phoenix – Sydney charter as QF6032. As a result no QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Returns from Avalon Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since February 11th, positioned Avalon – Sydney this afternoon as QF6196. This was the final aircraft to undergo maintenance at Avalon and the facility will now be closed.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Operates Short QF8.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 11th March) terminated the flight at Brisbane this morning in a planned operation. The aircraft then operated QF51 Brisbane – Singapore. This enabled another aircraft to be fed into the QF15/QF16 QF51/QF52 Brisbane international operation following the cancellation of QF16 on 11th March.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Returns to Service.

Following the incident where is was damaged yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI returned to service tonight operating QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney. The flight was operated minus the right winglet.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Damaged in Los Angeles Ground Incident.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI was parked at the maintenance base at Los Angeles this evening when its wingtip was struck by the wingtip of a company A380 that was being towed from the maintenance base to the terminal. As a result the aircraft had to be removed from service and QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane was delayed overnight.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Returns from Melbourne.

Following yesterday’s Antarctic charter, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6002 this morning then returned to normal service as QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Returns from Santiago.

Following its overnight delay, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG departed Santiago de Chile early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF28 Santiago de Chile – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Overnight Dallas-Fort Worth Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today, however the return QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a crew or a technical issue.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates Short QF8.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 11th November) terminated at Brisbane this morning then operated QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Los Angeles Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane stopped the climb at 22,000 ft due to an issue with the #2 engine. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to Los Angeles for a safe landing around two hours after departure. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ and VH-OEE in Dallas QF8 Swap.

QANTAS Boeing 747-400ER VH-OEJ arrived into Dallas-Fort Worth as QF7 from Sydney this morning then operated yesterday’s delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney in the evening as QF8D. Sister VH-OEE, which should have operated yesterday’s QF8 returned to service later in the evening operating today’s scheduled QF8.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Overnight Dallas Delay.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE arrived into Dallas-Fort Worth as QF7 from Sydney today, however the return QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF108 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 27th October) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to long weather related hold times as Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEI QF8 Los Angeles Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating the Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane sector of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney diverted to Los Angeles late tonight. The onward flight to Brisbane has been delayed by 24 hours thus the diversion appears to be technical.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Returns to Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE returned to service this morning operating QF51 Brisbane –Singapore. This meant there was no requirement for a Boeing 747-400/400ER to position Sydney –Brisbane today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 29th September), however the onward flight to Sydney was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF7 El Paso Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF7 Sydney –Dallas-Fort Worth diverted via El Paso this morning due to weather at Dallas-Fort Worth. This is the first time this flight has diverted to El Paso.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Operates Brisbane – Hong Kong Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operated the QF97/QF98 Brisbane – Hong Kong rotation today to offer extra capacity after yesterday’s cancellation. The aircraft had arrived into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore this morning and would normally have positioned to Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Brisbane Rescue Mission.

Following the technical issue encountered by VH-OJS, Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6005 this afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Positions for Los Angeles Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG positioned Brisbane –Melbourne as QF6015 this morning after arriving as QF52 from Singapore. The aircraft then operated a Melbourne – Los Angeles charter as QF6053. All scheduled flights to Los Angeles operated as normal today and as a result of there being an extra aircraft at Los Angeles there will be an additional QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane tonight.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Brisbane Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier technical issue encountered by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6006 this evening in order to operate the delayed QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 1st August), however it was unable to operate the onward sector to Sydney due to a technical issue. Sister VH-OEH, which had arrived into Brisbane as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 1st August) and which had been scheduled to operate QF51 to Singapore later was used to operate the QF8 Brisbane – Sydney sector.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF28 Sickness Flight.

QANTAS was in the news today when a number of passengers arriving in Sydney on QF28 Santiago de Chile – Sydney (depart Santiago 31st July) operated by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI required medical attention due to an outbreak of vomiting. All affected passengers are understood to have been travelling as part of a group and the cause of the outbreak is thought to be a meal consumed before boarding.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 12th July) diverted via Auckland this morning for a complete routing of Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF8 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 20th June) diverted via Noumea for fuel this morning due to fog at Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS  Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas 15th June) diverted via Auckland this morning making a complete routing of Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS  Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas 14th June) diverted via Auckland this morning making a complete routing of Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400 QF8 Brisbane Aircraft Swap.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 18th May), however the onward service to Sydney was operated bu Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS which had arrived into Brisbane as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 18th May).

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS  Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, operating the Brisbane – Sydney leg of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney returned to the gate at Brisbane due to a starter motor issue. The aircraft was able to fly Brisbane – Sydney as QF8 later in the day but by then all passengers had been transferred to Domestic services.

QANTAS Dallas-Fort Worth B747-400ER Swap.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today then operated yesterday’s delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney as QF8D.

Sister VH-OEI, which encountered a technical issue at Dallas-Fort Worth yesterday, re-entered service operating today’s QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Continues from Los Angeles.

Following its diversion to Los Angeles in the early hours of this morning, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF continued yesterday’s delayed QF8 early this evening routing Los Angeles – Brisbane – Sydney as QF8D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Brisbane Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier technical return of Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI to Brisbane, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL positioned Sydney – Brisbane this evening as QF6019 in order to operate the delayed QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Positioning Flight.

Following yesterday’s Antarctic Scenic Flight, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI positioned Melbourne – Sydney this morning as QF6102 then re-entered service as QF27 Sydney – Santoago.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Antarctic Scenic Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated a Sydney – Sydney Antarctic Scenic Flight today as QF2904, however on the return an issue with a passenger caused the flight to divert via Melbourne. As the flight is technically a Domestic flight passengers from Melbourne were allowed to disembark.

QANTAS B747-400 QF8 Brisbane Swap.

QF8 Dallas Forth Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 26th January) arrived into Brisbane this morning operated by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI, however the onward flight to Sydney was operated by Boeing 747-438 VH-OJJ which had arrived into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore. This indicates a technical issue with VH-OEI.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates to Perth.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated QF589 Sydney – Perth this evening in order to be in position to operate two Antarctic scenic charters over the weekend.

QANTAS Singapore B747-400 Swap.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE arrived into Singapore this evening as QF6 from Frankfurt (depart Frankfurt 29th December), however instead of going forward as QF6 Singapore – Sydney the aircraft instead operated QF52 Singapore – Brisbane. Meanwhile Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM, which had operated QF51 Brisbane – Singapore returned to Australia as QF6 Singapore – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 22nd December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 21st December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 20th December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 18th December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 11th November) diverted via Auckland this morning thus routing Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS Dallas-Fort Worth B747-400ER Swap.

QANTAS [rss-cut[ Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG arrived into Dallas-Fort Worth as QF7 from Sydney today then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney using callsign QF8D.

Sister VH-OEJ, which should have operated yesterday’s service, departed later operating today’s scheduled QF8.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 8th November) diverted via Auckland this morning thus routing Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Religious Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE positioned Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6005 in order to operate a Melbourne – Los Angeles religious group charter as QF6053. As a result of this charter there was no QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Frankfurt Turnaround.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG turned around immediately on arrival into Frankfurt this morning in order to operate yesterday’s delayed QF6 Frankfurt – Singapore – Sydney as QF6D.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJC Continues from Darwin.

Following yesterday’s QF5 diversion to Darwin, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC was scheduled to continue to Singapore as QF5D and operate from Singapore – Frankfurt one hour ahead of today’s QF5 operated by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG. However departure from Darwin was delayed and the aircraft will overnight in Singapore before continuing to Frankfurt as a day flight tomorrow.

As a result VH-OEG will turn around in Frankfurt and operate today’s QF6 Frankfurt – Singapore – Sydney as a day flight tomorrow. VH-OJC will arrive in Frankfurt in time to operate tomorrow’s QF6 as scheduled.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 28th September) diverted via Auckland this morning thus operating Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Returns from Xiamen Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, which has been under maintenance at Xiamen since 12th August, positioned Xiamen – Sydney this evening as QF6024. The aircraft has been repainted into new ‘Roo livery with OneWorld Titles. Prior to positioning to Xiamen the aircraft was reconfigured to 58J/36W/270Y configuration at Avalon.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Dallas-Fort Worth Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH arrived into Dallas-Fort Worth as QF7 today however the return QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney has been delayed overnight. Departure was delayed due to storms over Dallas to the point where the flight would not have reached Brisbane within crew duty hours. However it is reported that there was some kind of altercation on the flight deck which resulted in two flight crew members being stood down.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Returns to Service.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG re-entered service today as QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles. This flight marked the debut of the new 58J/40W/270Y configuration with A380 style interior.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Brisbane Jet Blast Incident.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF8 Brisbane – Sydney was departing the terminal at Brisbane when jet blast from its engines caused a set of steps attached to the rear door of Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8BK VH-VUM to be blown over. The Virgin First Officer was on the steps at the time conducting pre-flight inspections and suffered a fractured arm and leg.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Avalon Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since 14th August, operated anAvalon – Avalon todayflight today as QF6020 flying two circuits above Tasmania at 13,000ft. This aircraft has been reconfigured to the new 58J/36W/270Y configuration and is the first aircraft so fitted.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE QF29 Hong Kong Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operating the Hong King – London Heathrow sector QF29 Melbourne – Hong Kong – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 13th September) returned to Hong Kong due to a technical issue today after almost reaching the half-way point to London.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF18 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF18 Buenos Aires – Sydney (depart Buenos Aires 10 September) made an unscheduled stop in Auckland for fuel arriving into Sydney extremely close to the airport curfew time.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Nadi Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 26th August) diverted to Nadi this morning due to fog in both Brisbane and Noumea.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Operates for JetStar.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated Melbourne – Singapore as QF6407 today, returning overnight to Melbourne as QF6408 on behalf of JetStar and covering the JQ7/JQ8 service.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF8 Medical Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney was off the California coast south west of Los Angeles when it turned and diverted into Los Angeles due to a medical issue. After just over an hour on the ground in Los Angeles it got underway again but the flight crew would not have been able to reach Brisbane within legal hours. The flight therefore operated to Auckland where a new crew was able to take the flight forward to Brisbane and Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF17 Santiago De Chile Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF17 Sydney – Buenos Aires diverted to Santiago de Chile due to airspace restrictions around Buenos Aires due to ash. Crew then went out of hours in Santiago de Chile so the flight will be on the ground for 24 hours before continuing on to Buenos Aires tomorrow.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 16th July) diverted via  Auckland this morning. This routing was planned before departure from Dallas-Fort Worth due to headwinds en route and the availability of Auckland as a crew base.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF18 Tahiti Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF18 Buenos Aires – Sydney was delayed and operated via Tahiti today meaning arrival in Sydney on Wednesday 13th rather than Tuesday 12th July. There are lingering ash issues on the South Pacific track.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF63 Perth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 737-438ER VH-OEI operating QF63 Sydney – Johannesburg diverted via Perth today for extra fuel due to a longer routing being flown to avoid ash from the Chilean volcano.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF8 Noumea Fuel Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ making its’ first appearance on the QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney service (depart Dallas-Fort Worth) 28th May touched down in Noumea today to collect extra fuel.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates Final Sydney – San Francisco Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operated the final QANTAS QF73/74 Sydney – San Francisco rotation today. The service had been due to end next week but was withdrawn a week early. On the return journey the aircraft was given a water cannon salute at San Francisco and routed around San Francisco Bay at 3,000ft before heading across the Pacific.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Returns from Hong Kong Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG, which has been under maintenance at Hong Kong since 27th March, positioned Hong Kong –  Sydney today as QF6022 from Hong Kong. The aircraft has been repainted into the QANTAS New ‘Roo livery..

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Unveiled in Wunala Dreaming Livery.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ was unveiled in Wunala Dreaming livery at New Iberia today then positioned New Iberia, LA – Los Angeles as QF6020. The new Wunala Dreaming livery is distinctive from the old one in that the engines are in standard grey.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Delivered.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI was delivered Seattle Everett – Los Angeles as QF6024 today, then entered service as cargo flight QF7572 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEF Delivered.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF was delivered Seattle Everett – Los Angeles today as QF6024. The aircraft then entered service as cargo flight QF7572 Los Angeles – Sydney. The aircraft is in 1984 Livery.

 

 

 

 

 

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