09/08/18 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF81 Sydney – Singapore
QF82 Singapore – Sydney
QF153 Melbourne – Auckland
QF154 Auckland – Melbourne
QF437 Sydney – Melbourne
QF446 Melbourne – Sydney (more…)

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF1 Overnight Singapore Delay.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB operated the Sydney – Singapore sector or QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow this afternoon, however the onward sector to London Heathrow has been delayed overnight. This was due to minimum rest requirements for the UK based cabin crew for this sector who had been delayed into Singapore due to late running QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore services.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF94 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 8th November) diverted to Brisbane this morning in a planned operation. The aircraft positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as QF6005 early this afternoon then operated today’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles as QF93D.

QANTAS B787-9 Dreamliner Names Announced.

Following a public vote on 24 names, with over 45,000 votes cast, QANTAS today announced that the names of the initial eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners will be (in no particular order), Skippy, quokka, boomerang, Waltzing Matilda, The Great Barrier Reef, Ulura, Dreamtime and Great Southern Land.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXL Returns from Darwin.

Following technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXL positioned Darwin – Alice Springs as QF6200 this afternoon then returned to service operating QF1948 Alice Springs – Cairns.

QANTAS Unveils Dreamliner Premium Economy Seat.

QANTAS today unveiled the Premium Economy seat for its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The seats will be in a 2 – 3 – 2  configuration with a 38″ pitch and maximum 22.8″ width. The seat will have a new “Z” recline feature and a new style leg and foot rest.

17/09/16 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF439 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1518 Canberra – Sydney
QF1519 Sydney – Canberra
QF1532 Melbourne – Canberra.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Canberra Test Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which has been under maintenance at Canberra since 31st December 2015, undertook a Canberra – Canberra test flight late this morning as QF6200.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 28th February) diverted to Brisbane this morning. The diversion was decided upon either before departure from Dallas-Fort Worth after the aircraft was delayed by a steering issue. Crew has sufficient hours to reach Brisbane but not to reach Sydney. Passengers were dispersed onto Domestic services and the aircraft positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6001 with a new crew.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJM Operates Return RAAF Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM operated a Minhad Air Force Base – Darwin – Brisbane – Sydney charter for the RAAF this morning using callsign ASY1 but internally coded as QF6032 in QANTAS systems.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGO Withdrawn.

On the final day of QANTAS Boeing 767-300ER passengers operations, Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGO was the second aircraft to be withdrawn after operating QF524 Sydney – Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Operates Dallas-Fort Worth A380 Inaugural.

QANTAS switched the QF7/QF8 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth service from Boeing 747-400ER to A380 operation with VH-OQL operating the inaugural A380 service. QF8 will now operate as a direct Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney flight. To mark the event VH-OQL had decals of a ten gallon hat and neckerchief added to the tail logo.

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QANTAS Announce Extra Peak Season Melbourne – Los Angeles Services.

QANTAS today announced a series of 11 additional Melbourne – Los Angeles rotations to operate between 17th December 2014 and 18th January 2015. The Boeing 747-400ER services will operate to the following schedule:

QF101 Melbourne 1800 – Los Angeles 1315
QF100 Los Angeles 2330 – Melbourne 1020+2

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF2 Bahrain Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London 5th March) diverted via Bahrain this morning due to fog at Dubai

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGG Operates “Planes” Premiere Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGG operated a Sydney – Sydney flight as QF6620 this morning for the Australian premiere of the Disney film “Planes”. The aircraft has had a special “Planes” livery applied.

QANTAS B767-300ER VH-OGG In Special “Planes” Livery.

13/01/13 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF446 Melbourne – Sydney
QF463 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1712 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1713 Gladstone – Brisbane
QF1716 Brisbane – Gladstone
QF1717 Gladstone – Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Returns from Xiamen Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, which has been under maintenance at Xiamen since 12th August, positioned Xiamen – Sydney this evening as QF6024. The aircraft has been repainted into new ‘Roo livery with OneWorld Titles. Prior to positioning to Xiamen the aircraft was reconfigured to 58J/36W/270Y configuration at Avalon.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBC Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A330-200 VH-EBC, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 8th October, positioned Manila – Melbourne this evening as QF6008. The aircraft has been repainted into all white livery with QANTAS titles.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYI Delivered.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYI began its delivery flight today routing Boeing Field – Honolulu – Nadi – Melbourne as QF6020. The aircraft in 12J/156Y configuration and QANTAS 1984 livery. This brings the QANTAS B737-800 fleet up to 30 aircraft.

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