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.

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.

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