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

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXQ, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 16th April, positioned Seletar – Port Hedland this afternoon using VHNXQ as its callsign. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTASLink New Roo into QANTASLink Silver Roo livery and named Port Campbell National Park.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Brisbane Test Flights.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU, which has been in storage at Brisbane since 28th March, undertook two Brisbane – Brisbane test flights this morning as QF6250. We have also received reports that these were both intended to be positioning flights to Alice Springs and Port Hedland but returned to Brisbane due to technical issues.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZK Returns from and to Sydney Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZK, which has been in storage at Sydney since 18th April, returned to service early this morning operating QF504 Sydney – Brisbane. The aircraft then operated the QF978/QF979 Brisbane – Mount Isa rotation and QF545 Brisbane – Sydney before returning to storage.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ Returns from Avalon Storage.

QANTAS A330-300 VH-QPJ, which has been in storage at Avalon since ith April, positioned Avalon – Melbourne as QF6113 late this morning then returned to service operating a Melbourne – Hong Kong cargo sector as QF7003.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNB Leaves Sydney Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNB, which has been in storage at Sydney since 26th March, positioned Sydney – Melbourne early this morning as QF6007. The aircraft then operated a Melbourne – Auckland repatration rotation as QF151/QF156.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNH Enters Perth Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNH was placed into storage at Perth this evening after arriving as QF10 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 28th March). This was the final Boeing 787-9 service before fleet coronavirus shutdown. This service operated as a night departure from London Heathrow to allow inbound crew to London Heathrow to rest before returning to Australia on this flight.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXQ Sydney Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXQ, which has been out of service at Sydney since 16th March, undertook a one hour Sydney – Sydney test flight as QF6114 early this afternoon then returned to service operating QF540 Sydney – Brisbane.

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

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQS, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 28th January, positioned Seletar – Broome this morning using VHYQS as its callsign then Broome – Cairns this afternoon as QF6251. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTASLink New Roo into QANTASLink Silver Roo livery and named Cape Otway National Park.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBD Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBD, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Brisbane since 28th January, positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as QF6115 late this morning then returned to service operating the delayed QF153 Melbourne – Auckland.

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

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 15th December 2019, positioned Seletar – Broome – Cairns as QF6251 this morning. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTASLink New Roo into QANTASLink Silver Roo livery and named Freycinet National Park.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQV QF1572 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQV operating QF1572 Sydney – Hamilton Island was at the top of the climb at 32,000ft when it turned back towards Sydney due to a technical issue, entering a long hold near Pokolbin then returning to Sydney for a safe landing. The aircraft was then moved to a maintenance area.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Returns from Canberra Maintenance, Diverts to Sydney.

QANTASLInk Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since 10th January, returned to service this morning operating QF1562 Canberra – Brisbane. The aircraft then operated QF1545 Brisbane – Canberra but diverted to Sydney early this afternoon after Canberra airport was closed due to fires in the vicinity. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6202 and returned to service this evening operating QF1553 Brisbane – Canberra.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Returns from Dresden Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH, which has been under maintenance at Dresden since 22nd October, positioned Dresden – Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6016. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/64J/35W/371Y to 14F/70J/60W/341Y.

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

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXO, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 3rd November, positioned Seletar – Broome – Perth this morning as QF6251. The aircraft has been repained from QANTASLink New Roo into QANTASLink Silver Roo livery and named Wilsons Promontory National Park.

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-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.

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