QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZND Returns to Service.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZND,which has been stopped for maintenance at Los Angeles since 25th November, returned to service this evening operating QF56 Los Angeles – Brisbane.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZND Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZND positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6101 late this morning after arriving as QF513 from Brisbane and then entered the Melbourne maintenance facility.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNJ, which has been under pre-service entry maintenance at Los Angeles since 7th November, positioned Los Angeles – London Heathrow as QF6027 late tonight in order to be in place to operate a Project Sunrise research flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Sydney Jet Base Incident.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB arrived into Sydney this morning as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 6th November), the aircraft then went to the jet base fo maintenance attention and was scheduled to operate QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow this afternoon. However when being pushed back out of the hangar the aircraft sustained damage to Door R1 and was unable to return to service.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXM Returns from Seletar Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 25th September, positioned Selatar – Broome – Perth this morning as QF6251. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTASLink 1984 into QANTASLink Silver ‘Roo livery and named Strzelech National Park.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXH, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Brisbane since 25th October, having previously been out of service at Melbourne since 20th October, returned to service late this afternoon operating QF547 Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Dresden Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK, which has been under maintenance at Dresden since 16th July, positioned Dresden – London Heathrow as QF6006 this evening then returned to service operating QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/64J/35W/371Y to 14F/70J/60W/341Y.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU QF1525 Sydney Diversion.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU operating QF1525 Sydney – Canberra returned to Sydney this evening having twice gone around at Canberra. The aircraft was able to complete the flight later and then entered the Canberra maintenance facility.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBM Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBM, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 8th August, returned to service this morning operating QF119 Brisbane – Auckland. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 28J/243Y AVOD to 27J/228Y with additional crew rest areas.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXT Brisbane Test Flights.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXT, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 6th August, undertook a one hour Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this morning as QF6113 and a second test early this evening as QF6123.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Abu Dhabi Test Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB, which has been under maintenance at Abu Dhabi since 15th May, undertook a four and a half hour Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi test flight late this morning as QF6025.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG Brisbane Test Flight and Return from Maintenance..

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBG, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 4th June, undertook a three and a half hour Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this afternoon as QF6114 then returned to service this evening operating QF767 Brisbane – Perth. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 36J/199Y to 28J/243Y.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXO Returns from Perth Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO, which has been under maintenance at Perth since 30th June, undertook a Perth – Perth test flight early this morning as QF6200 then returned to service late in the morning operating the delayed QF1978 Perth – Solomon.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Returns from Dresden Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE, which has been under maintenance at Dresden since 27th May, positioned Dresden – London Heathrow early this evening as QF6006 then returned to service operating QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Brisbane Compass Swing Visit.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF, which has been out of service at Sydney since 21st April, positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6002 this afternoon for a compass swing. The aircraft positioned back to Sydney during the evening as QF6012. The aircraft then entered the Sydney maintenance facility.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXQ Returns from Cairns Maintenance, Goes Tech.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ, which has been under maintenance at Cairns since March 4th, returned to service this morning operating QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs. However the aircraft then encountered a technical issue causing the cancellation of QF1941 Alice Springs – Ayers Rock and QF1854 Ayers Rock – Cairns.

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-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-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.

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.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBL Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBL, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 2nd October, positioned Brisbane – Sydney early this morning as QF6114 then returned to service operating QF922 Sydney – Cairns. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 36J/199Y to 28J/243Y with Wifi to Ipad entertainment.

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-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.

Network Aviation A320 VH-VQS Positioning Flight.

Network Aviation QANTASLink A320 VH-VQS, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Melbourne since 16th November, positioned Melbourne – Perth this morning as QF6681 then returned to service operating QF2648 Perth – Newman.

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 A330-200 VH-EBP Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBP, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 23rd October, returned to service early this afternoon operating QF51 Singapore – Brisbane. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 28J/243Y to 27J/228Y with crew rest facilities for longhaul operations.

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 A380 VH-OQB Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 10th October, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft new been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

Network Aviation F100 VH-NHM Seletar Test Flight.

Network Aviation QANTASLink Fokker 100 VH-NHM, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 9th September, undertook a Seletar -Seletar test flight early this afternoon as QF6680.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 19th October, returned to service this morning operating QF1568 Sydney – Coolangatta. After arriving back in Sydney as QF1569 from Coolangatta, the aircraft positioned Sydney – Canberra as QF6202 this afternoon in order to operate QF1554 Canberra – Brisbane.

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 A330-200 VH-EBR Brisbane Test Flight and Return from Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBR, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 10th September, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight as QF6133 this morning then positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6003 and returned to service operating QF117 Sydney – Hong Kong. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 28J/243Y to 27J/228Y with crew rest facilities for long haul flights.

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.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 21st September, returned to service this afternoon operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth. This was the aircraft’s first passenger flight in Silver Roo livery.

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 A380 VH-OQC Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 4th September, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO Returns from Singapore Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 1st September, positioned Singapore – Brisbane as QF6013 early this afternoon. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New ‘Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJT Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 3rd September, returned to service this morning operating QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong. The aircraft is scheduled to be the next Boeing 747-400 to be withdrawn from the fleet and is believed to have had various components swapped out.

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-VZH Returns from Townsville Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZH, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 8th August, returned to service 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-VXE Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 11th August, returned to service this afternoon operating QF447 Sydney – Melbourne. We understand the aircraft to have been fitted with Wifi but have yet to sight it to confirm.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXP, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 24th July, returned to service this morning operating QF509 Brisbane – Sydney. We understand the aircraft has been fitted with Wifi but have yet to sight it to confirm.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXI, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 1st August returned to service this morning operating QF425 Sydney – Melbourne. We await a sighting to confirm that the aircraft has been fitted with Wifi.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 24th July, returned to service this morning operating QF969 Townsville – Brisbane.  The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2018) livery.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBO, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 5th July, returned to service this morning operating QF503 Brisbane – Sydney. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 28J/243Y to 27J/228Y with additional crew rests for long haul operations.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 14th July, positioned Dubai – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) livery into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXG, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 17th June, returned to service this morning operating QF501 Brisbane – Sydney. We understand the aircraft is now wifi fitted but have yet to sight it to confirm.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 23rd June, returned to service this morning operating QF969 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New ‘Roo into QANTAS Silver ‘Roo livery.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBS Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBS, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 5th June, returned to service this morning operating QF61 Brisbane – Tokyo Narita. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 28J/243J to 27J/224Y with additional crew rests making it suitable for longer range operations.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 16th June, positioned Dubai – Sydney as QF6012 late this morning. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New ‘Roo into QANTAS Silver ‘Roo livery.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZD, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 23rd May, returned to service this afternoon operating QF975 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 16th May, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) livery into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYC, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 8th May, returned to service this morning operating QF506 Sydney – Brisbane. We are awaiting a sighting to confirm that the aircraft has been fitted with Wifi.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZM, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 9th May, returned to service early this morning operating QF969 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2006) to QANTAS Silver Roo (2017) livery.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN Returns from Singapore Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 1st May, positioned Singapore – Brisbane late tonight as QF6013. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2006) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2017) livery and is the first A330-200 in this scheme.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZF, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 24th April, returned to service this morning operating QF971 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2006) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2017) livery.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 22nd April, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo into QANTAS Silver Roo livery and is the second A380 to receive this scheme.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZC, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 13th April, returned to service this morning operating an additional Townsville – Brisbane sector as QF965. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New ‘Roo (2006) into QANTAS Silver ‘Roo (2017) livery.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZA, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 7th April, returned to service early this evening operating QF975 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2006) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2017) livery.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 23rd March, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2006) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2017) livery and is the first A380 to wear this scheme.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZE, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 23rd March, returned to service this morning operating QF967 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2006) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2017) livery.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from Sydney Maintenance, Operates Final QF1 Dubai Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 14th March, returned to service this afternoon operating the final QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow service. However the aircraft encountered a technical issue at Dubai and was unable to operate the onward service to London Heathrow. QF1 will become a Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow service from tomorrow.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYF, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 21st February, returned to service this morning operating QF969 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 livery into QANTAS Silver ‘Roo 2016 livery and thus never wore the 2007 New ‘ Roo scheme. This was the last mainline aircraft to wear the 1984 scheme.

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.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYK, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 5th February, returned to service this morning operating QF969 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 into QANTAS Silver Roo livery and thus never wore the 2006 QANTAS New Roo scheme.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYL, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 21st January, returned to service this morning operating QF969 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 into QANTAS Silver Roo (2017) livery and thus did not wear the New ‘Roo (2006) livery.

A380 Repaints Confirmed For Dubai.

QANTAS today confirmed a programme to repaint eight A380s into Silver ‘Roo livery at the Emirates maintenance facility in Dubai. The first repaint is scheduled for next month.

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.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZX, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 21st January, returned to service this morning operating QF508 Sydney – Brisbane. We are awaiting a sighting report to confirm whether the aircraft has had wifi fitted.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYJ, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 6th January, returned to service this morning operating QF969 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery and thus never wore the 2007 New ‘Roo scheme.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYI, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since November 30th, returned to service this morning operating QF971 Townsville – Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 livery into QANTAS Silver ‘Roo livery and thus never wore the 2007 New ‘Roo scheme

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYE Sydney Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYE, which has been out of service at Sydney since 11th December, undertook a Sydney – Sydney test flight late this morning then returned to service operating QF530 Sydney – Brisbane.

03/12/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF43 Sydney – Denpasar
QF44 Denpasar – Sydney
QF97 Brisbane – Hong Kong
QF432 Melbourne – Sydney
QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF463 Sydney – Melbourne (more…)

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZO Returns from Seletar Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 16th November, positioned Seletar – Townsville this afternoon as QF6005. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New ‘Roo into QANTAS Silver ‘Roo livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZW Returns from Singapore Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZW, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 3rd November, returned to service this evening operating QF72 Singapore – Perth. The aircraft has been repainted from New ‘Roo 2007 livery into 2016 Silver Roo livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZR Returns from Seletar Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZR, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 21st October, positioned Seletar – Singapore this morning as QF6005 then returned to service operating QF72 Singapore – Perth. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New ‘Roo into QANTAS Silver Roo livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZZ Returns to Service.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZZ, which has been under repair at Sydney since a collision with a ramp vehicle on October 14th, returned to service late this morning operating QF429 Sydney – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZZ Sydney Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZZ, which has been under repair at Sydney since a collision with a ramp vehicle on October 14th, undertook a Sydney – Sydney test flight early this afternoon as QF6161.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZS, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 24th September 2017, returned to service this morning operating QF504 Sydney – Brisbane. We understand the aircraft to have been fitted with wifi but have yet to sight it to confirm.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBE Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBE, which has been receiving attention at Brisbane since 23rd September, positioned Brisbane – Perth this evening as QF6112 then returned to service operating QF652 Perth – Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYH Returns from Singapore Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYH, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 9th September, returned to service this evening operating QF78 Singapore – Perth. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 livery into QANTAS 2016 Silver ‘Roo livery and this never carried the 2007 New ‘Roo scheme.

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

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

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYG Returns from Seletar Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYG, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 27th August, positioned Seletar – Singapore as QF6005 this morning in order to operate QF72 Singapore – Perth. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 into QANTAS Silver ‘Roo livery and thus never carried the QANTAS New ‘Roo (2007) scheme.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZV, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 27th August, returned to service this morning operating QF506 Sydney – Brisbane. We understand the aircraft has been fitted with Wifi but have yet to sight it to confirm.

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.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZM, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 5th August, returned to service this morning operating QF401 Sydney – Melbourne. However the aircraft then appears to have encountered a technical issue as it did not operate in service throughout the rest of the day. The aircraft has been fitted with Wifi.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYE Singapore Test Flight and Return from Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYE, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 26th July, undertook a Singapore – Singapore test flight this morning as QF6002. The aircraft then returned to service operating QF78 Singapore – Perth. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 into QANTAS 2016 Silver ‘Roo livery and thus skipped the 2007 New ‘Roo scheme.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYD Melbourne Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD undertook a Melbourne – Melbourne test flight early this afternoon as QF6131. The aircraft then returned to service operating QF450 Melbourne – Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYD Returns from Jakarta Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD, which has been under maintenance at Jakarta since 13th July, positioned Jakarta – Singapore late this morning as QF6003 then returned to service this evening operating QF72 Singapore – Perth. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 into QANTAS 2016 Silver ‘Roo livery.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYG, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 11th June, returned to service this morning operating QF661 Brisbane – Adelaide. We have not yet sighted the aircraft to be able to confirm whether it is now wi-fi enabled.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXM Returns from Singapore Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXM, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 30th June, returned to service this evening operating QF72 Singapore – Perth. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 into QANTAS 2017 (Silver ‘Roo) livery and is the first Boeing 737-800 in this scheme. The aircraft therefore never wore the QANTAS 2007 (New ‘Roo) livery.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZC Wifi Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZC, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 9th May, undertook a Sydney – Sydney wifi test flight this afternoon as QF6163 routing to Brisbane and making an approach before returning to Sydney.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZC Sydney Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZC, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 9th May, undertook a Sydney – Sydney test flight this afternoon as QF6163. The aircraft has been fitted with Wifi.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OEB Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 22nd April, returned to service this afternoon operating QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile. The First Class cabin, normally used as a Business Class cabin for high tier frequent flyers, has had its seats refreshed in charcoal grey and black.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBN, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 26th April after a technical return to Perth on 25th April, positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as QF6015 this morning then returned to service operating QF37 Melbourne – Singapore.

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.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQH Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQH, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 25th February, returned to service this morning operating QF135 Brisbane – Christchurch. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 12J/156Y to 12J/162Y and is the final aircraft in the QANTAS and JetConnect fleets to be reconfigured.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ Flies the Rainbow.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ operated QF433 Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon having spent yesterday in the Sydney jet base having rainbow QANTAS titles and a rainbow flag added to the tail to promote QANTAS’ sponsorship of the Sydney LGBT Mardi Gras.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBS Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBS, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 5th January following a technical issue at Perth on 4th January, positioned Sydney – Perth as QF6117 this morning then returned to service operating QF566 Perth – Sydney.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI Returns from Singapore Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 14th November, positioned Singapore – Brisbane late tonight as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 into QANTAS Silveroo (2016) livery and has thus skipped the 2007 New ‘Roo scheme.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 12th October, positioned Manila – Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6010. The aircraft no longer carries its Go Wallabies decals.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBP Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBP, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 27th October, undertook a two and a half hour Brisbane – Brisbane test flight late this morning as QF6116.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZC, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 8th November, returned to service this morning operating QF782 Brisbane – Cairns. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 12J/156Y to 12J/162Y. This completes the reconfiguration of all mainline QANTAS B737-800s.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXM, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 9th November, returned to service this morning operating QF508 Sydney – Brisbane. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 12J/156Y to 12J/162Y with Wifi to passengers’ device IFE.

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQA Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQA, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 6th November, returned to service this evening operating QF125 Brisbane – Auckland. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 12J/156Y to 12J/162Y.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPH Returns to Service.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPH, which has been receiving minor attention at Brisbane since arriving on 13th November following repaint at Victorville, returned to service this morning operating QF97 Brisbane – Hong Kong.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI Enters Singapore Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPI operated QF81 Sydney – Singapore this morning then entered the Singapore maintenance facility for repaint. Thus today’s QF81 was the last service operated by a QANTAS A330-300 in 1984 livery.

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.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 16th October, returned to service this morning operating QF509 Brisbane – Sydney. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 12J/156Y to 12J/162Y. It is also the trial aircraft for onboard satellite wifi and has a dome atop the fuselage although wifi it not yet available to passengers.

07/11/16 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF478 Melbourne – Sydney
QF479 Sydney – Melbourne
QF495 Sydney – Melbourne (more…)

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQB Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQB, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 23rd October, returned to service this evening operating QF125 Brisbane – Auckland. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 12J/156Y to 12J/162Y.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZM, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 26th October, returned to service this morning operating QF504 Sydney – Brisbane. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 12J/156Y to 12J/162Y.

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