QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXQ QF880 Brisbane Diversions.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXQ operating QF880 Melbourne – Coolangatta diverted to Brisbane this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft departed Brisbane for Coolangatta but stopped the climb at 6,000ft and immediately returned to Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-EBL Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBL, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Brisbane since 17th May after a technical diversion to Broome on 14th May, positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6111 this morning then returned to service operating QF577 Sydney – Perth.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYF Operates Ginbata Fifo Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYF operated a Perth – Ginbata Fifo sector early this evening as QF1356, then following the earlier Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Ginbata it turned around to operate the delayed QF1351 Ginbata – Perth Fifo sector.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYA Broome Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier technical diversion of QF44 Denpasar – Sydney to Broome, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYA positioned Perth – Broome as QF6012 early this morning in order to operate an additional Broome – Perth sector as QF1021 carrying passengers from QF44.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZW Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZW preparing to operate QF125 Brisbane – Auckland encountered a pressurisation system technical issue this evening causing passengers to be de-boarded and an alternative aircraft sourced.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZC Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZC operated QF1013 Melbourne – Hobart early this afternoon, however the return QF1014 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Hobart – Melbourne early in the evening as QF6111.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXE Returns from Darwin.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE positioned Darwin – Sydney early this morning as QF6116 then returned to service operating QF536 Sydney – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXE Darwin Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE arrived into Darwin in the early hours of this morning as QF793 from Perth, however the aircraft then encountered a technical issue causing the cancellation of QF793 Darwin – Alice Springs.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZZ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZZ positioned Canberra – Melbourne as QF6111 this afternoon after arriving as QF816 from Melbourne. The aircraft then operated QF444 Melbourne – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZH QF411 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZH operating QF411 Sydney – Melbourne stopped the climb at 13,000 to the south of Wollongong this morning due to a technical issue and returned immediately to Sydney for a safe landing. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXK Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXK positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6102 early this afternoon after arriving as QF1010 from Hobart early this morning. The aircraft then operated QF536 Sydney – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXJ Hobart Flight Switch.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXJ operated QF1017 Melbourne – Hobart this evening, however instead of overnighting at Hobart it turned around to operate the delayed QF1016 Hobart – Melbourne caused by an earlier Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Hobart. The aircraft then operated the heavily delayed QF481 Melbourne – Perth.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZK Returns from Canberra.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZK positioned Canberra – Melbourne as QF6112 early this afternoon then returned to service operating QF624 Melbourne – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXH Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXH positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6117 this afternoon after arriving as QF528 from Sydney. The aircraft then operated the delayed QF538 Sydney – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZA Continues from Christchurch.

Following its diversion yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZA departed Christchurch this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted QF121 Sydney – Queenstown, routing Christchurch – Queenstown as QF121D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed QF122 Queenstown – Sydney as QF122D.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZE Continues from Christchurch.

Following its diversion late last night, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZE departed Christchurch this morning continuing yesterday’s QF163 Sydney – Wellington, operating Christchurch – Wellington as QF7163. The aircraft then operated the delayed QF162 Wellington – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB, which spent the day out of service at Adelaide, positioned Adelaide – Sydney as QF6115 early this evening then returned to service operating QF489 Sydney – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZG Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZG positioned Melbourne – Brisbane as QF6124 early this afternoon after arriving as QF415 from Sydney. The aircraft then operated QF623 Brisbane – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXD Operates New QF938 Alice Springs – Darwin Service.

Boeing 737-800s returned to the Alice Springs – Darwin route from today with Boeing 737-838 VH-VXD operating the new QF938 service this afternoon. This will operate in place of the QF1938 QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 service. The aircraft will overnight at Darwin then return to Alice Springs tomorrow morning as QF937, which replaced the QF1937 QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 service.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZH Continues from Auckland.

Following its diversion late last night, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZH departed Auckland early this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted QF133 Melbourne – Christchurch, routing Auckland – Christchurch as QF7133.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXA Coolangatta Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA operated QF860 Sydney – Coolangatta this morning, however the return QF863 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Coolangatta – Sydney during the afternoon as QF6135 then returned to service operating QF451 Sydney – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZU QF148 Double Melbourne Diversions.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZU operating QF148 Auckland – Sydney diverted to Melbourne this evening due to weather at Sydney. The aircraft departed Melbourne for Sydney late in the evening but again needed to divert back to Melbourne due to weather.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZB Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZB, which has been out of service at Brisbane since 7th March, positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this morning as QF6112 then returned to service operating QF415 Sydney – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXA Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA, which spent the morning out of service at Adelaide, positioned Adelaide – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6105 then returned to service operating QF456 Melbourne – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXL Brisbane Test Flight.

Following its depressurisation incident on 5th March and subsequent positioning flight to Brisbane, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXL operated a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this morning as QF6114 reaching a maximum altitude as 41,000ft.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXL QF706 Melbourne Technical Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXL operating QF706 Adelaide – Canberra was at 25,000ft this morning when the cabin depressurised, causing the oxygen masks to drop and crew to make a rapid descent to 10,000ft and divert to Melbourne. During the afternoon the aircraft positioned Melbourne – Brisbane as QF6122 at a maximum altitude of 25,000ft.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZE Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZE, which spent yesterday out of service at Adelaide positioned Adelaide – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6117 then returned to service operating QF456 Melbourne – Sydney.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZJ, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 12th February, returned to service this morning operating QF506 Sydney – Brisbane.  We are awaiting a sighting to confirm whether the aircraft has been fitted with Wifi.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXD Takes Over QF926.

Following the earlier technical diversion of QF926 Sydney – Cairns to Brisbane, the flight was subsequently taken forward Brisbane – Cairns late in the afternoon by QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXD.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXK QF926 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXK operating QF926 Sydney – Cairns was close to Roma this afternoon when it diverted to Brisbane due to a technical issue. The aircraft returned to service quickly operating QF549 Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZF Hobart Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZF overnighted at Hobart after arriving as QF1017 from Melbourne yesterday evening, however its scheduled return to Melbourne as QF1010 early this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue. Later in the morning the aircraft was able to position Hobart – Melbourne as QF6102 then returned to service operating QF440 Melbourne – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZB Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZB, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 8th January, returned to service this morning operating QF601 Brisbane  – Melbourne. We are awaiting a sighting to confirm whether the aircraft has had Wifi fitted.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZW Returns from Cairns.

Following its technical diversion on 10th February, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZW positioned Cairns – Sydney as QF6113 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF743 Sydney – Adelaide.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYL QF792 Newman and Karratha Diversions.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYL operating QF792 Perth – Darwin diverted to Newman early this afternoon. After just under an hour on the ground at Newman the airport departed direct to Karratha, where after another 40 minutes on the ground the aircraft continued to Darwin.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZP Christmas Creek Fifo Rescue Mission.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZP operated QF1110 Perth – Port Hedland this morning then positioned Port Hedland – Christmas Creek as QF6112 in order to operate the delayed QF1381 Christmas Creek – Perth Fifo sector. This followed the earlier Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Christmas Creek. As a result QF1111 Port Hedland – Perth was cancelled.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXG Christmas Creek Fifo Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXG operated a Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo sector early this morning as QF1380, however it was unable to operate the return QF1381 due to a technical issue. The aircraft positioned Christmas Creek – Perth late in the afternoon as QF6122.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYL Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYL positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6146 early this afternoon after arriving as QF517 from Brisbane. The aircraft then operated QF818 Melbourne – Canberra.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXS Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXS positioned Sydney – Adelaide as QF6156 early this afternoon after arriving as QF424 from Melbourne. The aircraft then operated QF756 Adelaide – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYG Melbourne Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYG, which spent yesterday out of service at Melbourne, undertook a 75 minute Melbourne – Melbourne test flight this morning as QF6117 then returned to service operating QF436 Melbourne – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZT QF172 Canberra and Sydney Diversions.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZT operating QF172 Wellington – Melbourne diverted to Canberra early this evening due to weather at Melbourne. The aircraft then departed Canberra for Melbourne but was forced to divert to Sydney due to continued weather at Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXQ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXQ positioned Brisbane – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6126 after arriving as QF618 from Melbourne, which it had operated in place of the scheduled Boeing 787-9.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZK Darwin Cancellation.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZK operated QF792 Perth – Darwin this morning, however the return QF793 was cancelled. This appears to have been due to a technical issue but this is not confirmed. The aircraft positioned Darwin – Perth early in the evening as QF6111.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZJ Positioning Flight.

Following its diversion yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZJ positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6127 then returned to service operating QF532 Sydney – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZG Continues from Auckland.

Following its diversion late last night, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZG departed Auckland this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted QF163 Sydney – Wellington, routing Auckland – Wellington as QF7163.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZP Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZP, which spent the morning out of service at Adelaide, positioned Adelaide – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6133 in order to operate QF452 Melbourne – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYJ, which spent yesterday out of service at Brisbane, positioned Brisbane – Sydney late this morning as QF6113 then returned to service operating QF532 Sydney – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXN Coolangatta Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXN overnighted at Coolangatta after arriving as QF868 from Sydney, however its scheduled return to Sydney as QF861 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Coolangatta – Sydney early in the afternoon as QF6122 and returned to service operating QF765 Sydney – Adelaide.

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.

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.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZO Operates Pathfinders Charity Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO operated a Sydney – Adelaide charity flight early this morning as QF1360. The aircraft then remained on the ground at Adelaide before operating Adelaide – Sydney early this evening as QF1361. These were charity flights for the Pathfinders charity.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZK Returns from Townsville Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZK, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 6th November, positioned Townsville – Sydney as QF6113 this morning then returned to service operating QF540 Sydney – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZN Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZN positioned Melbourne – Adelaide as QF6121 this morning after arriving as QF461 from Sydney. The aircraft then operated the delayed QF678 Adelaide – Melbourne.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQG Returns from Brisbane Maintenance as QANTAS VH-VYZ.

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQG, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 31st October, returned to service this afternoon operating QF573 Brisbane – Perth. The aircraft has been re-registered VH-VYZ and is now part of the QANTAS mainline fleet. The aircraft was originally ordered as QANTAS VH-VZN but that registration has since been taken by a hot air balloon.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZU Positioning Flight.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZU positioned Adelaide – Melbourne as QF6114 this morning then returned to service operating QF614 Melbourne – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZU Adelaide Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZU operated QF739 Sydney – Adelaide this morning then encountered a technical issue which caused a reorganisation of aircraft allocations at Adelaide and the cancellation of QF690 Adelaide – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZB Continues from Auckland.

Following its diversion yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB departed Auckland this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted QF163 Sydney – Wellington, routing Auckland – Wellington using QF163 as its callsign.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Coolangatta Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Coolangatta and subsequent aircraft re-allocation, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR positioned Sydney – Coolangatta as QF6123 early this afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF863 Coolangatta – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZI Coolangatta Flight Switch.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZI operated QF860 Sydney – Coolangatta this morning, then turned around to operate the delayed QF860 Coolangatta – Sydney. This followed the earlier Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Coolangatta.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZD Coolangatta Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZD overnighted at Coolangatta after arriving as QF868 from Sydney yesterday evening. However it was unable to operate the return QF861 early this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Coolangatta – Brisbane as QF6133 during the afternoon and returned to service operating QF539 Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZI Returns from Townsville Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZI, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 22nd October, returned to service early this morning operating QF969 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZK Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZK, which spent yesterday out of service at Adelaide, positioned Adelaide – Brisbane early this morning as QF6117 and went into the Brisbane maintenance facility on arrival.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZG QF839 Darwin Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZG operating QF839 Darwin – Melbourne stopped the climb at 12,000ft this afternoon due to a technical issue, entered a hold over the Beagle Gulf to work checklists and burn fuel then returned to Darwin for a safe landing.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYL Operates Christmas Creek Fifo Sector.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYL operated a Perth – Christmas Creek Fifo sector early this morning as QF1382. However the aircraft then appears to have encountered a technical issue as it spent ten hours on the ground at Christmas Creek before positioning back to Perth early this evening as QF6114.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Adelaide Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR overnighted at Adelaide after arriving as QF665 from Brisbane yesterday evening, however its first scheduled flight this morning as QF674 Adelaide – Melbourne was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Adelaide – Melbourne as QF6113 late in the afternoon then returned to service operating QF458 Melbourne – Sydney. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6123.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZV Auckland Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZV overnighted at Auckland after arriving as QF125 from Brisbane late last night, however it then encountered a technical issue causing today’s QF154 Auckland – Melbourne to be cancelled.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZJ Returns from Townsville Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZJ, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 6th October, positioned Townsville – Brisbane as QF6121 this afternoon. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYH Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYH, which has been at Adelaide since 14th October, positioned Adelaide – Melbourne as QF6112 early this afternoon then returned to service operating QF628 Melbourne – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXP Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXP, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 24th September, returned to service this morning operating QF611 Brisbane – Melbourne. This was the first service the aircraft operated in QANTAS Silver Roo livery.

04/10/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF425 Sydney – Melbourne
QF453 Sydney – Melbourne
QF455 Sydney – Melbourne
QF458 Melbourne – Sydney
QF490 Melbourne – Sydney
QF509 Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXP Returns from Townsville Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXP, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 8th September, positioned Townsville – Brisbane this morning as QF6103. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery. The aircraft then entered the Brisbane maintenance facility for further attention.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXQ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXQ, which spent yesterday out of service at Adelaide, positioned Adelaide – Melbourne as QF6122 this morning then returned to service operating QF430 Melbourne – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZL Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6127 early this evening after arriving as QF442 from Melbourne. The aircraft then operated QF978 Brisbane – Townsville.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZL, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 24th August, returned to service this morning operating QF967 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZK Continues from Auckland.

Following its diversion late last night, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZK departed Auckland this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted QF163 Sydney – Wellington, routing Auckland – Wellington as QF163. The aircraft then operated the delayed QF162 Wellington – Sydney and QF161 Sydney – Wellington.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZX Returns from Adelaide.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZX positioned Adelaide – Sydney as QF6113 early this morning then returned to service operating QF926 Sydney – Cairns.

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