QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBS Sydney Test Flights.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBS, which has been in storage at Sydney since 22nd October 2020, undertook a one hour Sydney – Sydney test flight this morning as and a seconf 40 minute test flight this afternoon, also as QF6116.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXR Brisbane Test Flight and Return to Service.

QANTAS B737-838 VH-VXR, which has been in storage/under maintenance at Brisbane since 29th October 2020, undertook a 30 minute Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this morning QF6102. The aircraft returned to service early this evening operating QF541 Brisbane – Sydney. This was the aircraft’s first revenue service since 9th April 2020.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBP Returns from Brisbane Storage.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBP, which has been in storage/under maintenance at Brisbane since 10th August 2020, positioned Brisbane – Melbourne late this morning as QF6113. This evening the aircraft operated a Melbourne – Brisbane cargo rotation as QF7322/QF7323. This was the aircraft’s first revenue service since 31st March 2020.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZN, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since returning from storage at Melbourne on 11th April, returned to service this evening operating QF631 Brisbane – Melbourne. This was the aircraft’s first revenue service since 26th March 2020.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZD Returns from Brisbane Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZD, which has been in storage/under maintenance at Brisbane since 31st March 2020 other than for a test flight yesterday, returned to service early this morning operating QF605 Brisbane – Melbourne.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYD Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD, which has been in storage/under maintenance at Brisbane since 14th April 2020, undertook a 50 minute Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this afternoon as QF6115.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZH Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZH, which has been in storage/under maintenance at Brisbane since 7th April 2020, undertook a twenty minute Brisbane – Brisbane test flight early this evening as QF6114.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBQ Returns from Brisbane Storage, Operates Domestic Cargo Sector.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBQ, which has been in storage/under maintenance at Brisbane since 17th August 2020 other than for a test flight on March 19th, returned to service this morning operating QF615 Brisbane – Melbourne. The aircraft then remained out of service at Melbourne until this evening when it operated a Melbourne – Sydney cargo sector as QF7701.

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

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXN, which has been under maintenance/in storage at Canberra since 4th September 2020, returned to service this morning operating QF1504 Canberra – Sydney. Early this afternoon the aircraft positioned Canberra – Melbourne as QF6201 after arriving as QF1505 from Sydney.

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

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZB, which has been under maintenance/in storage at Brisbane since 27th August 2020 other than for a test flight yesterday, returned to service this morning operating QF511 Brisbane – Sydney. This was the aircraft’s first revenue service since 20th March 2020.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBE Returns from Brisbane Storage.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBE, which has been in storage at Brisbane since 27th September 2020 other than for a test flight on January 29th, returned to service this afternoon operating QF537 Brisbane – Sydney. This was the aircraft’s first revenue service since 22nd March 2020.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXF Returns from Brisbane Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXF, which has been in storage at Brisbane since 4th April 2020 other than for a test flight yesterday, returned to service this morning operating QF663 Brisbane – Adelaide. This was the aircraft’s first revenue service since 2nd April 2020.

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

QANTASLink Boeing 717-231 VH-NXK, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 7th December 2020, positioned Seletar – Broome this afternoon using VHNXK as its callsign then continued Broome – Canberra this evening as QF6251 arriving after midnight. The aircraft was then placed into storage at Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Returns to Service.

QANTASLInk Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY, which has been at Melbourne since returning from maintenance at Adelaide on 14th January, returned to service this morning operating QF1554 Melbourne – Canberra. This was the aircraft’s first revenue service since 11th November 2020.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYC Returns to Service.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYC, which was in storage at Brisbane since from 18th September 2020 – 16th January, and had an aborted return to service on 16th January, successfully returned to service this morning operating QF615 Brisbane – Melbourne,

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYC Returns from Brisbane Storage, Returns to Brisbane.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYC, which has been in storage at Brisbane since since 18th September 2020, returned to service this afternoon operating QF625 Brisbane – Melbourne. This was the aircraft’s first revenue earning service since 20th March 2020. However crew stopped the climb at 8,000ft due to a technical issue and returned immediately to Brisbane for a safe landing.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNB Melbourne Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNB, which has been in storage at Melbourne since 6th June 2020 other than for a test flight on 20th June 2020, undertook a Melbourne – Melbourne test flight early this evening as QF6112.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBJ Leaves Sydney Storage.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBJ, which has been in storage at Sydney since 7th September 2020, positioned Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6111 then returned to service this evening operating QF783 Melbourne – Perth.

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

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXR, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 14th November, positioned Seletar – Broome this afternoon using VHNXR as its callsign. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTASLink New Roo into QANTASLink Silver Roo livery.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBL Returns from Sydney Storage.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBL, which has been in storage at Sydney since 18th November, returned to service this evening operating QF583 Sydney – Perth. This was the aircraft’s first revenue earning flight since 27th March.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VZE Brisbane Test Flight and Return from Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZE, which has been in storage at Brisbane since 26th March, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight early this morning as QF6121. The aircraft then returned to service operating QF752 Brisbane – Townsville. This was the aircraft’s first revenue flight since 14th February.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNI Melbourne Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNI, which has been in storage at Melbourne since 6th June other than for a test flight on June 20th, undertook a Melbourne – Melbourne test flight early this evening as QF6112.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZND Operates Darwin – Sydney Extra.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZND operated an additional Darwin – Sydney sector as QF847 early this afternoon for passengers who had quarantined at Darwin after arriving from overseas. The aircraft was then placed into storage at Sydney.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNF Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNF, which has been in storage at Brisbane since 25th April other than for test flights on October 19th and November 8th, undertook a further Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this morning as QF6115.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNJ Operates QANTAS Centenary Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNJ operated a 100 minute Sydney – Sydney flight as QF100 early this evening to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the airline making low passes over the HARS museum at Albion Park and Sydney Harbour. The aircraft was then placed into storage at Sydney.

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

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXI, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 8th October, positioned Seletar – Broome this afternoon using VHNXI as its callsign. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTASLink New Roo into QANTASLink Silver Roo livery and named Blue Mountains National Park.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNK Operates Darwin – Sydney Extra.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNK operated an additional Darwin – Sydney sector as QF847 late this afternoon for passengers who had quarantined at Darwin after arriving from overseas. The aircraft was then placed into storage at Sydney.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNC Operates Darwin – Sydney Extra.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNC operated an additional Darwin – Sydney sector as QF847 late this afternoon for passengers who had quarantined at Darwin after arriving from overseas. The aircraft was then placed into storage at Sydney.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXH Returns from and to Perth Storage.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH, which has been in storage at Perth since November 3rd, returned to service this morning operating QF1822 Perth – Newman. The aircraft was placed back into storage at Perth this evening after arriving as QF1979 from Solomon.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNF Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNF, which has been in storage at Brisbane since 25th April other than for a test flight on October 19th, undertook a further Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this morning as QF6117.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQY Returns to Service.

QANTASLInk Boeing 717-2K9 VH-YQY, which has been at Sydney since returning from storage at Brisbane on 12th October, returned to service this morning operating QF1501 Sydney – Canberra. This was the aircraft’s first passenger service since 28th March.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNC Sydney Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNC, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 28th September, undertook a twenty minute Sydney – Sydney test flight as QF6115 late this morning.

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

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 4th August, positioned Seletar – Broome this afternoon using VHNXJ as its callsign. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTASLink New Roo into QANTASLink Silver Roo livery.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Leaves Abu Dhabi Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD, which has been under maintenance at Abu Dhabi since 7th May, positioned Abu Dhabi – Los Angeles as QF6004 this morning en route to long term storage at Victorville. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/64J/35W/371Y to 14F/70J/60W/341Y and repainted from QANTAS New Roo into QANTAS Silver Roo livery.

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-VZE Brisbane Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZE, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 14th February, undertook a Brisbane – Brisbane test flight this morning as QF6113. The aircraft was then placed into storage.

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.