QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZND Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZND arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF96 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 22nd January), however it then encountered a technical issue causing a re-shuffling of today’s Melbourne Boeing 787 operations and the cancellation of the QF49/QF50 Melbourne – San Francisco rotation.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZND Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZND positioned Melbourne – Brisbane as QF6116 this morning after arriving as QF30 from Hong Kong. The aircraft then operated QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZNB Continues from Perth.

Following its tactical overnight weather delay, QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNB departed Perth this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Perth – London Heathrow sector as QF9D.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZND Operates Inaugural QF9 Melbourne – Perth – Heathrow Service.

QANTAS switched operation of the QF9/QF10 service from a Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow A380 operation to a Melbourne – Perth – London Heathrow Boeing 787-9 operation from today with Boeing 787-9 VH-ZND operating the inaugural Dreamliner service. The Perth – London Heathrow sector will be the first non-stop passenger service from Australia to the UK. This is also the first QANTAS Boeing 787-9 to Europe.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZND Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZND positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6114 this evening following the cancellation of QF462, then positioned back to Melbourne as QF6124 after around an hour on the ground.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZND Shows Off Colours.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZND arrived into Alice Springs this morning on delivery then operated a one hour Alice Springs – Alice Springs circuit as QF6627 before positioning Alice Springs – Sydney – Melbourne as QF6628.

QANTAS B787-9 VH-ZND Delivered.

QANTAS Boeing 787-9 VH-ZND was delivered Paine Field – Alice Springs late tonight as QF6026. The aircraft is in 42J/28W/166Y configuration and is in Emily Kame Kngwarreye Aboriginal livery. The aircraft is named Emily Kame Kngwarreye. This brings the QANTAS Boeing 787-9 fleet up to four aircraft.