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31st July 2012 - VH-QPE Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPE, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 13th July, positioned Brisbane - Melbourne as QF6002 early this afternoon.


8th July 2012 - VH-OJE Returns from Frankfurt.

Following its technical issue Boeing 747-438 VH-OJE operated tonight’s scheduled QF6 Frankfurt - Singapore - Sydney service.

8th July 2012 - VH-VYC Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VYC positioned Hobart - Melbourne as QF6137 this evening following its earlier technical issue.

8th July 2012 - VH-VXA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA positioned Karratha - Perth late this afternoon as QF6117.

8th July 2012 - VH-VYH Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VYH positioned Melbourne - Hobart as QF6127 this afternoon in order to operate a delayed QF1020 Hobart - Sydney. The delay appears to have been caused by a technical issue encountered by sister VH-VYC which operated QF1011 Melbourne - Hobart but did not then operate QF1020 Hobart - Sydney as normal.

8th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF450 Melbourne - Sydney

QF451 Sydney - Melbourne

QF1471 Sydney - Canberra

QF1472 Canberra - Sydney.

7th July 2012 - VH-OJE Frankfurt Technical Issue.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJE was unable to operate tonight’s QF6 Frankfurt - Singapore - Sydney departure due to a technical issue. The flight will operate tomorrow  morning as QF6D using sister VH-OJJ which will turn around immediately after arriving into Frankfurt as QF5.

7th July 2012 - VH-OQC Returns to Service.

Following its technical issue encountered at Los Angeles on 5th July Airbus A380 VH-OQC operated tonight’s scheduled QF12 Los Angeles - Sydney.

7th July 2012 - VH-QPI to Brisbane Maintenance.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPI, which positioned Perth - Adelaide yesterday after being out of service for five days at Perth, positioned Adelaide - Brisbane today as QF6116.

7th July 2012 - VH-OQF Rapid Los Angeles Turnaround.

Airbus A380 VH-OQF arrived into Los Angeles as QF11 this morning then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles - Sydney. Sister VH-OQC remains on the ground at Los Angeles with a technical issue.

7th July 2012 - VH-OJU Avalon Test Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since 8th May, undertook an Avalon - Avalon test flight as QF6001 today performing several circuits over Tasmania. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 58J/36W/270Y configuration and we understand has lost its OneWorld livery.

6th July 2012 - VH-QPE QF129 Hong Kong Diversion.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPE operating QF129 Sydney - Shanghai diverted via Hong Kong today. As a result the return QF130 has been delayed until the early hours of tomorrow.

6th July 2012 - VH-VXF Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXF positioned Adelaide - Sydney as QF6125 late this afternoon. The aircraft arrived into Adelaide as QF668 from Perth and appears to have encountered a technical issue causing the cancellation of QF684 Adelaide - Melbourne.

6th July 2012 - VH-QPI Positioning Flight.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPI, which has been out of service at Perth since 1st July, positioned Perth - Adelaide this morning as QF6115.

6th July 2012 - VH-OQE Rapid Los Angeles Turnaround.

Airbus A380 VH-OQE arrived into Los Angeles as QF93 this morning then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles - Sydney. Sister VH-OQC remains on the ground at Los Angeles with a technical issue.

6th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne - Sydney

QF419 Sydney - Melbourne

QF436 Melbourne - Sydney

QF456 Melbourne - Sydney

QF463 Sydney - Melbourne

QF469 Sydney - Melbourne

QF492 Melbourne - Sydney

QF684 Adelaide - Melbourne

QF903 Karratha - Perth

QF915 Karratha - Perth

QF916 Perth - Karratha

QF1460 Canberra - Sydney

QF1463 Sydney - Canberra

QF1466 Canberra - Sydney

QF1473 Sydney - Canberra

QF1474 Canberra - Sydney

QF1475 Sydney - Canberra

QF1476 Canberra - Sydney

QF1483 Sydney - Canberra

QF1484 Canberra - Sydney

QF2132 Melbourne - Canberra

QF2133 Canberra - Melbourne

QF2172 Sydney - Port Macquarie

QF2173 Port Macquarie - Sydney

QF2309 Cairns - Townsville

QF2310 Townsville - Cairns

QF2336 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2337 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2344 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2413 Emerald - Brisbane.

5th July 2012 - VH-OQC Los Angeles Technical Issue.

Airbus A380 VH-OQC arrived into Los Angeles as QF93 from Melbourne today however its scheduled return to Australia as QF12 Los Angeles - Sydney has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

5th July 2012 - VH-QPA Positioning Flight.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPA positioned Sydney - Perth this afternoon as QF6004 following the cancellation of QF565 Sydney - Perth.

5th July 2012 - VH-VZM Sydney - Canberra Extra.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZM operated an extra Sydney - Canberra rotation this afternoon as QF1348/QF1349 following the cancellation of several Dash 8-Q400 services.

5th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF451 Sydney - Melbourne

QF466 Melbourne - Sydney

QF565 Sydney - Perth

QF1427 Sydney - Canberra

QF1428 Canberra - Sydney

QF1464 Canberra - Sydney

QF1467 Sydney - Canberra

QF1468 Canberra - Sydney

QF1473 Sydney - Canberra

QF1474 Canberra - Sydney

QF1477 Sydney - Canberra

QF1478 Canberra - Sydney

QF1483 Sydney - Canberra

QF1484 Canberra - Sydney

QF1493 Sydney - Canberra

QF2085 Mildura - Melbourne

QF2086 Melbourne - Mildura

QF2280 Launceston - Melbourne

QF2451 Moranbah - Sydney

QF2567 Brisbane - Canberra

QF2568 Canberra - Brisbane.

4th July 2012 - QANTAS Group Holds 65% Domestic Line.

Figures released today show that for the 12 months to the end of May the QANTAS group carried 30.09 million Domestic passengers against 15.53 million for Virgin Australia. However for the first time over a 12 month period Virgin Australia did carry more passengers than QANTAS mainline which carried 15.49 million passengers.

4th July 2012 - VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Sydney - Brisbane this morning as QF6013 then took up service as QF51 Brisbane - Singapore.

4th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF441 Sydney - Melbourne

QF452 Melbourne - Sydney

QF509 Brisbane - Sydney

QF2260 Sydney - Lord Howe Island

QF2261 Lord Howe Island - Sydney

QF2312 Townsville - Cairns

QF2313 Cairns - Townsville.

3rd July 2012 - VH-OQK QF12 Brisbane Diversion.

Airbus A380 VH-OQK operating QF12 Los Angeles - Sydney diverted to Brisbane this morning due to crew hours owing to the aircraft having had to return to the terminal at Los Angeles. The aircraft continued to Sydney as QF12 with a new crew.

3rd July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF445 Sydney - Melbourne

QF449 Sydney - Melbourne

QF454 Melbourne - Sydney

QF462 Melbourne - Sydney

QF1460 Canberra - Sydney

QF1461 Sydney - Canberra

QF1463 Sydney - Canberra

QF1466 Canberra - Sydney

QF1484 Canberra - Sydney

QF1834 Perth - Paraburdoo

QF1835 Paraburdoo - Perth

QF1920 Perth - Karratha

QF1921 Karratha - Perth

QF2260 Sydney - Lord Howe Island

QF2261 Lord Howe Island - Sydney

QF2452 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2453 Moranbah - Brisbane.

2nd July 2012 - VH-OEF Positions to Avalon Maintenance.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF positioned Sydney - Avalon as QF6195 today. This aircraft is the last 747-438ER operating in Four Class configuration.

2nd July 2012 - VH-VXG Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXG positioned Brisbane - Melbourne this afternoon as QF6121.

2nd July 2012 - VH-OEB Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as QF6014 after arriving as QF52 from Singapore.

2nd July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following services did not operate today:

QF404 Melbourne - Sydney

QF406 Melbourne - Sydney

QF407 Sydney - Melbourne

QF417 Sydney - Melbourne

QF440 Melbourne - Sydney

QF441 Sydney - Melbourne

QF454 Melbourne - Sydney

QF500 Sydney - Brisbane

QF1703 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1836 Perth - Paraburdoo

QF1837 Paraburdoo - Perth

QF1859 Cairns - Ayers Rock

QF1850 Ayers Rock - Cairns.

1st July 2012 - VH-TJX Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJX positioned Sydney - Adelaide this evening as QF6117.

1st July 2012 - VH-OQA Sydney Circuit.

Airbus A380 VH-OQA operated a brief Sydney - Sydney circuit this afternoon as QF6007.

1st July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following services did not operate today:

QF445 Sydney - Melbourne

QF451 Sydney - Melbourne

QF457 Sydney - Melbourne

QF464 Melbourne - Sydney

QF467 Sydney - Melbourne

QF494 Melbourne - Sydney

QF546 Sydney - Brisbane

QF547 Brisbane - Sydney

QF559 Brisbane - Sydney

QF621 Brisbane - Melbourne

QF743 Sydney - Adelaide

QF904 Perth - Karratha

QF905 Karratha - Perth

QF1472 Canberra - Sydney.

30th June 2012 - VH-VZU Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZU positioned Brisbane - Melbourne early this morning as QF6116.

29th June 2012 - VH-VYD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD positioned Perth - Newman this evening as QF6145.

29th June 2012 - VH-TJH Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJH positioned Canberra - Melbourne this evening QF6135.

29th June 2012 - VH-VZD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZD positioned Canberra - Sydney this morning as QF6155.

29th June 2012 - VH-OJQ Returns from Avalon Maintenance.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJQ positioned Avalon - Sydney this afternoon as QF6192.

29th June 2012 - VH-TJX Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJX positioned Sydney - Canberra this afternoon as QF6125.

29th June 2012 - VH-OJA Returns from Avalon Maintenance.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJA positioned Avalon - Sydney this morning as QF6196.

29th June 2012 - VH-VZE Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZE positioned Perth - Newman this morning as QF6115.

28th June 2012 - VH-OEG to Avalon Maintenance.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG positioned Sydney - Avalon as QF6195 this morning.

28th June 2012 - VH-VZT Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZT operated the QF142 Auckland - Sydney, QF43 Sydney - Auckland and QF44 Auckland - Sydney JetConnect services today.

28th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following services did not operate today:

QF1462 Canberra - Sydney

QF1471 sydney - Canberra

QF2019 Armidale - Sydney

QF2302 Townsville - Cairns

QF2309 Cairns - Townsville

QF2310 Townsville - Cairns

QF2335 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2336 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2337 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2371 Hervey Bay - Brisbane

QF2406 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2407 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2420 Newcastle - Brisbane

QF2448 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2449 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2454 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2455 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2462 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2463 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2503 Cairns - Hamilton Island

QF2504 Hamilton Island - Cairns

QF2539 Roma - Brisbane

QF2567 Brisbane - Canberra

QF2568 Canberra - Brisbane.

27th May 2012 - VH-OGQ Positions from Perth.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGQ positioned Perth - Sydney this afternoon as QF6123.

27th June 2012 - VH-VXM and VH-VZT Operate for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXM operated the QF45/QF46 Sydney - Christchurch JetConnect rotation today. Sister VH-VZM then operated the QF113 Sydney - Auckland JetConnect service today.

27th June 2012 - VH-OJM Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM positioned Sydney - Brisbane this morning as QF6013 before taking up service as QF51 Brisbane - Singapore.

27th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne - Sydney

QF419 Sydney - Melbourne

QF1460 Canberra - Sydney

QF1477 Sydney - Canberra

QF1478 Canberra - Sydney

QF1851 Cairns - Ayers Rock

QF2344 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2345 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2358 Brisbane - Rockhampton

QF2359 Rockhampton - Brisbane

QF2410 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2411 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2416 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2417 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2448 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2449 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2450 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2451 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2462 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2463 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2559 Roma - Brisbane.

QF1817 Port Hedland - Perth.

27th June 2012 - VH-VXG Returns from Darwin.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Boeing 737-838 VH-VXG positioned Darwin - Sydney in the early hours as QF6113.

26th June 2012 - VH-VXP Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXP positioned Adelaide - Sydney this evening as QF6122 following the cancellation of QF774 Adelaide - Sydney.



























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18th July 2012 - VH-OJG Withdrawn.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJG arrived into Sydney as QF64 from Johannesburg this afternoon and was towed to the jet base where decommissioning work will commence. This brings the active Boeing 747-400 fleet down to twenty.

18th July 2012 - VH-OEG Returns from Avalon.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG positioned Avalon - Sydney this morning as QF6196.

18th July 2012 - VH-OJD Continues Military Charter Operations.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD operated a further Rockhampton - Darwin military charter this morning as QF1353 positioning back to Rockhampton as QF6167.

18th July 2012 - VH-OJC Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC positioned Sydney - Brisbane as QF6013 this morning then took up service as QF51 Brisbane - Singapore.

18th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF428 Melbourne - Sydney

QF445 Sydney - Melbourne

QF496 Melbourne - Sydney

QF680 Adelaide - Melbourne

QF685 Melbourne - Adelaide

QF2336 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2337 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2416 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2417 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2427 Brisbane - Newcastle

QF2451 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2504 Hamilton Island - Cairns

QF2559 Roma - Brisbane.


QF2503 Cairns - Hamilton Island again diverted to Townsville.

17th July 2012 - VH-OQE Departs for Manila Refit.

Airbus A380 VH-OQE positioned Sydney - Manila today as QF6025 where the aircraft will be refitted into 14F/64J/35W/362Y configuration.

17th July 2012 - VH-OJD Positioning Flights and Military Charter.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD positioned Sydney - Rockhampton early this morning in order to operate a Rockhampton - Darwin military charter as QF1353. The aircraft then positioned back to Rockhampton as QF6167.

17th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF405 Sydney - Melbourne

QF413 Sydney - Melbourne

QF418 Melbourne - Sydney

QF426 Melbourne - Sydney

QF442 Melbourne - Sydney

QF443 Sydney - Melbourne

QF454 Melbourne - Sydney

QF457 Sydney - Melbourne

QF471 Sydney - Melbourne

QF477 Canberra - Melbourne

QF680 Adelaide - Melbourne

QF689 Melbourne - Adelaide

QF912 Perth - Karratha

QF919 Karratha - Perth

QF1462 Canberra - Sydney

QF1468 Canberra - Sydney

QF1471 Sydney - Canberra

QF2336 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2337 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2460 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2461 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2480 Cairns - Weipa

QF2481 Weipa - Cairns

QF2504 Hamilton Island - Cairns.


QF2503 Cairns - Hamilton Island diverted to Brisbane due to weather at Hamilton Island.

16th July 2012 - VH-OEI QF8 Files Cairns Flight Plan.

Tonight’s QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth - Brisbane operated by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI filed a flight plan to operate Dallas-Fort Worth - Cairns however once in the air the flight disappeared from the Cairns arrival boards and operated direct to Brisbane as normal.

16th June 2012 - VH-VYC Positions from Port Hedland.

Following the cancellation of QF1117 Port Hedland - Perth Boeing 737-838 VH-VYC positoned Port Hedland - Perth this evening as QF6151.

16th July 2012 - VH-VXJ Positioning Flight.

Following its earlier technical issue Boeing 737-838 VH-VXJ positioned Broome - Perth this evening as QF6141.

16th July 2012 - QANTAS and JetConnect Switch Services.

The QF45/QF46 Sydney - Christchurch rotation switched from JetConnect to QANTAS operation today with Boeing 737-838 VH-VZS operated the today’s service. The QF141/QF114 Sydney - Auckland rotation switched from QANTAS operation to JetConnect operation today with Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQB operating today’s service.

16th July 2012 - VH-VYJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VYJ positioned Brisbane - Melbourne this evening as QF6112.

16th July 2012 - VH-VYK Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VYK positioned Perth - Broome this afternoon as QF6113. The aircraft then operated the delayed QF1073 Broome - Perth.

16th July 2012 - VH-OJU Boxing Kangaroo.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU, which positioned Avalon - Sydney on 9th July and has remained hidden since, emerged today with Boxing Kangaroo decals on the tail and forward fuselage and “Spirit of the Australian Team”. The aircraft will be used to transport Australian athletes to the London Olympics on a charter flight. Today the aircraft re-entered service as QF107 Sydney - Los Angeles.

16th July 2012 - VH-VXJ Broome Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXJ operated QF1074 Perth - Brooome this morning then encountered a technical issue meaning it was unable to operate the return QF1073. A replacement aircraft is to to be sent from Perth to operate the flight.

16th July 2012 - VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Brisbane - Sydney as QF6014 this morning after arriving into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore.

16th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations:

The following flights did not operate today:

QF441 Sydney - Melbourne

QF454 Melbourne - Sydney

QF495 Sydney - Melbourne

QF511 Brisbane - Sydney

QF1117 Port Hedland - Perth

QF1837 Paraburdoo - Perth.

15th July 2012 - VH-OJI QF6 Misses Frankfurt Departure Curfew.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJI operating QF6 Frankfurt - Singapore - Sydney missed the Framkfurt departure curfew tonight and so the flight will be delayed until tomorrow afternoon when crew have had minimum rest.

15th July 2012 - VH-OGL to Avalon Maintenance.

Boeing 767-336ER VH-OGL positioned Sydney - Avalon this evening as QF6101.

15th July 2012 - VH-TJJ Positioning Flights and Townsville Extra.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJJ positioned Sydney - Brisbane this morning in order to operate an extra Brisbane - Townsville service as QF8400. The aircraft then positioned Townsville - Sydney as QF6137.

15th July 2012 - VH-TJY Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJY positioned Brisbane - Townsville early this morning as QF6117.

15th July 2012 - VH-OJS European Charter.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS operated a religious group charter flight as QF6051 this afternoon routing Sydney - Singapore - Manchester.

The charter will continue as follows:

21st July - Manchester - Cardiff-Wales - Lyon.

23rd July - Lyon - Manchester.

30th July - Manchester - Singapore - Sydney.

15th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF466 Melbourne - Sydney

QF495 Sydney - Melbourne

QF504 Sydney - Brisbane

QF2529 Moranbah - Brisbane.

14th July 2012 - VH-OGS Positioning Flight.

Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGS positioned Sydney - Brisbane this afternoon as QF6146.

14th July 2012 - A330-300 Brisbane Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPE positioned Sydney - Brisbane this morning as QF6116. Sister VH-QPD, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 28th June when it operated QF556 Sydney - Brisbane, then positioned Brisbane - Sydney as QF6126.

14th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF1715 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2376 Brisbane - Hervey Bay

QF2377 Hervey Bay - Brisbane.


QF2308 Brisbane - Gladstone - Rockhampton - Mackay - Townsville - Cairns operated Brisbane - Rockhampton with all other sectors cancelled.

13th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF436 Melbourne - Sydney

QF471 Sydney - Melbourne

QF560 Canberra - Sydney

QF1419 Sydney - Canberra

QF1422 Canberra - Sydney

QF1427 Sydney - Canberra

QF1428 Canberra - Sydney

QF1707 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1713 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1761 Mackay - Brisbane

QF1850 Ayers Rock - Cairns

QF2261 Lord Howe Island - Sydney

QF2337 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2448 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2449 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2450 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2453 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2455 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2456 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2457 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2458 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2459 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2460 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2466 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2467 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2503 Cairns - Hamilton Island

QF2504 Hamilton Island - Cairns

QF2529 Moranbah - Brisbane.

12th July 2012 - VH-OEI QF8 Noumea Diversion.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth - Brisbane (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 10th July) diverted via Noumea for fuel this morning due to concerns about long hold times due to weather at Brisbane.

12th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne - Sydney

QF419 Sydney - Melbourne

QF506 Sydney - Brisbane

QF879 Sydney - Canberra

QF1485 Sydney - Canberra

QF1486 Canberra - Sydney

QF1706 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1707 Gladstone - Mackay

QF1761 Mackay - Brisbane

QF1768 Brisbane - Mackay

QF1769 Mackay - Brisbane

QF2193 Moree - Sydney

QF2336 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2337 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2449 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2453 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2454 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2455 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2464 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2465 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2478 Cairns - Weipa

QF2479 Weipa - Cairms

QF2503 Cairns - Hamilton Island

QF2504 Hamilton Island - Cairns.

11th July 2012 - VH-VXK Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXK positioned Sydney - Brisbane early this afternoon as QF6153.

11th July 2012 - VH-OGQ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGQ positioned Melbourne - Sydney this morning as QF6143.

11th July 2012 - VH-OGN Positioning Flight.

Following yesterday’s QF767 diversion Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGN positioned Adelaide - Sydney this morning as QF6133.

11th July 2012 - VH-OJQ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJQ positioned Sydney - Brisbane this morning as QF6013 then re-entered service as QF51 Brisbane - Singapore.

11th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF428 Melbourne - Sydney

QF445 Sydney - Melbourne

QF463 Sydney - Melbourne

QF468 Melbourne - Sydney

QF471 Sydney - Melbourne

QF496 Melbourne - Sydney

QF1478 Canberra - Sydney

QF2066 Adelaide - Melbourne

QF2067 Melbourne - Adelaide

QF2132 Melbourne - Canberra

QF2319 Bundaberg - Brisbane

QF2337 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2358 Brisbane - Rockhampton.

10th July 2012 - VH-OGN QF767 Adelaide Diversion.

Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGN operating QF767 Brisbane - Perth diverted to late tonight Adelaide due to weather at Perth.

10th July 2012 - VH-TJY Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJY positioned Canberra - Melbourne this evening as QF6122 following the cancellation of QF483.

10th July 2012 - VH-QPI Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPI positioned Brisbane - Sydney as QF6112 this afternoon.

10th July 2012 - VH-OEH Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH positioned Brisbane - Sydney as QF6018 this morning after arriving into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore.

10th July 2012 - VH-OJI Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJI positioned Sydney - Brisbane this morning  then took up service as QF15 Brisbane - Los Angeles.

10th July 2012 - Sydney Fog Diversions.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJG operating QF12 Los Angeles - Sydney (depart Los Angeles 8th july) and Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGK operating QF408 Melbourne - Sydney both diverted via Brisbane this morning due to fog at Sydney.

10th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS services did not operate today:

QF402 Melbourne - Sydney

QF441 Sydney - Melbourne

QF448 Melbourne - Sydney

QF460 Melbourne - Sydney

QF483 Canberra - Melbourne

QF495 Sydney - Melbourne

QF1419 Sydney - Canberra

QF1422 Canberra - Sydney

QF1464 Canberra - Sydney

QF1484 Canberra - Sydney

QF1485 Sydney - Canberra

QF2132 Melbourne - Canberra

QF2133 Canberra - Melbourne

QF2309 Cairns - Townsville

QF2310 Townsville - Cairns

QF2322 Cairns - Bundaberg

QF2328 Brisbane - Bundaberg

QF2329 Bundaberg - Brisbane

QF2346 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2358 Brisbane - Rockhampton

QF2359 Rockhampton - Brisbane

QF2425 Brisbane - Newcastle

QF2426 Newcastle - Brisbane

QF2449 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2451 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2453 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2458 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2459 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2461 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2478 Cairns - Weipa

QF2479 Weipa - Cairns

QF2504 Hamilton Island - Cairns

QF2522 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2523 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2542 Brisbane - Roma

QF2543 Roma - Brisbane.

9th July 2012 - VH-OJU Returns from Avalon.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJU positioned Avalon - Sydney this morning as QF6011. This is the first non-ER 747 to be reconfigured to 58J/36W/270Y with A380 style product.

9th July 2012 - VH-OJL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as QF6014 after arriving into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore. The aircraft then operated QF127 Sydney - Hong Kong.

9th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF410 Melbourne - Sydney

QF413 Sydney - Melbourne

QF456 Melbourne - Sydney

QF471 Sydney - Melbourne

QF1467 Sydney - Canberra

QF1468 Canberra - Sydney

QF1484 Canberra - Sydney

QF1493 Sydney - Canberra

QF1744 Brisbane - Rockhampton

QF1745 Rockhampton - Brisbane

QF2057 Melbourne - Devonport

QF2058 Devonport - Melbourne

QF2309 Cairns - Townsville

QF2310 Townsville - Cairns

QF2418 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2419 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2422 Newcastle - Brisbane

QF2449 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2480 Cairns - Weipa

QF2481 Weipa - Cairns.



















































































































































































 





























31st July 2012  - VH-QPB Adelaide Technical Issue.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPB operated the Sydney - Adelaide leg of QF81 today however a technical issue caused the onward service to Singapore to delayed overnight. This in turn has caused an overnight delay to QF72 Singapore - Perth.

31st July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF504 Sydney - Brisbane

QF513 Brisbane - Sydney

QF565 Sydney - Perth

QF777 Perth - Melbourne

QF1493 Sydney - Canberra

QF1702 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1703 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1706 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1707 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1768 Brisbane - Mackay

QF1769 Mackay - Brisbane

QF2034 Sydney - Tamworth

QF2261 Lord Howe Island - Sydney

QF2332 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2335 Gladstone - Brisbane.

30th July 2012 - VH-OJS Returns from Europe.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS departed Manchester this evening operating Manchester - Singapore - Sydney as QF6051 as the last leg of its religious group charter.

30th July 2012 - VH-VYF Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VYF positioned Brisbane - Sydney early this afternoon as QF6111.

30th July 2012 - VH-OJH Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJH positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as QF6014 following its arrival as QF52 from Singapore.

30th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF402 Melbourne - Sydney

QF407 Sydney - Melbourne

QF509 Brisbane - Sydney

QF674 Adelaide - Melbourne

QF685 Melbourne - Adelaide

QF1460 Canberra - Sydney

QF1464 Canberra - Sydney

QF1702 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1703 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1706 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1707 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1712 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1713 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1903 Karratha - Perth

QF2408 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2409 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2421 Brisbane - Newcastle

QF2422 Newcastle - Brisbane

QF2452 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2453 Moranbah - Brisbane.

29th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF451 Sydney - Melbourne

QF463 Sydney - Melbourne

QF464 Melbourne - Sydney

QF472 Melbourne - Sydney

QF1010 Hobart - Melbourne

QF1011 Melbourne - Hobart

QF1463 Sydney - Canberra

QF1466 Canberra - Sydney

QF1489 Sydney - Canberra

QF1491 Sydney - Canberra

QF1712 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1713 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1716 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1717 Gladstone - Brisbane.

28th July 2012 - VH-TJS Mackay Extra.

Following the cancellation of the QF1764/QF1765 Brisbane - Mackay QANTASLink Boeing 717-200 rotation today Boeing 737-476 VH-TJS operated an extra rotation on the route as QF1348/QF1349 this afternoon.

28th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF1468 Canberra - Sydney

QF1714 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1715 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1764 Brisbane - Mackay

QF1765 Mackay - Brisbane.

27th July 2012 - VH-VZP Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZP positioned Adelaide - Sydney this evening as QF6115.

27th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF732 Adelaide - Sydney

QF1706 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1707 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2019 Armidale - Sydney

QF2309 Cairns - Townsville

QF2310 Townsville - Cairns

QF2452 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2453 Moranbah - Sydney.

26th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF401 Sydney - Melbourne

QF406 Melbourne - Sydney

QF416 Melbourne - Sydney

QF512 Sydney - Brisbane

QF1419 Sydney - Canberra

QF1422 Canberra - Sydney

QF1428 Canberra - Sydney

QF1464 Canberra - Sydney

QF1493 Sydney - Canberra

QF2050 Devonport - Melbourne.

25th July 2012 - VH-OQA Operates Delayed QF2.

Following last night’s technical issue and a minimum rest period for the crew Airbus A380 VH-OQA operated last night’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow - Singapore - Sydney this afternoon as QF2D.

25th July 2012 - VH-OGM Positioning Flight.

Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGM positioned Melbourne - Sydney as QF6103 this evening.

25th July 2012 - VH-VYA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VYA positioned Adelaide - Melbourne this afternoon as QF6113.

25th July 2012 - VH-TJZ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJZ positioned Brisbane - Canberra this afternoon as QF6123.

25th July 2012 - VH-OEE Brisbane Rescue.

Following the diversion of Airbus A380 VH-OQD operating QF12 Los Angeles - Sydney (depart Los Angeles 23rd July) to Brisbane this morning it appears that crew ran out of hours. Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE therefore positioned Sydney - Brisbane as QF6003 in order to operate Brisbane - Sydney as QF8012 with the QF12 passengers. VH-OQD was able to position Brisbane - Sydney shortly afterwards as QF6018.

25th July 2012 - VH-OEH Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH positioned Sydney - Brisbane as QF6013 this morning taking up service as QF51 Brisbane - Singapore.

25th July 2012 - Sydney Fog Diversions.

Fog at Sydney caused the following diversions this morning:

QF12 Los Angeles - Sydney (depart Los Angeles 23rd July) operated by Airbus A380 VH-OQD diverted to Brisbane.

QF20 Manila - Sydney (depart Manila 24th July) operated by Airbus A330-300 VH-QPB diverted via Melbourne.

QF22 Tokyo Narita - Sydney (depart Tokyo 24th July) operated by Boeing 747-438 VH-OJT diverted via Brisbane.

QF130 Shanghai - Sydney operated by Airbus A330-200 VH-EBH diverted via Melbourme.

QF568 Perth - Sydney operated by Airbus A330-200 VH-EBO diverted via Brisbane.

25th July 2012 - VH-VXA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA positioned Brisbane - Melbourne early this morning as QF6133.

25th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne - Sydney

QF412 Melbourne - Sydney

QF417 Sydney - Melbourne

QF423 Sydney - Melbourne

QF427 Sydney - Melbourne

QF434 Melbourne - Sydney

QF442 Melbourne - Sydney

QF451 Sydney - Melbourne

QF452 Melbourne - Sydney

QF477 Canberra - Melbourne

QF508 Sydney - Brisbane

QF509 Brisbane - Sydney

QF517 Brisbane - Sydney

QF631 Brisbane - Melbourne

QF731 Brisbane - Melbourne

QF804 Melbourne - Canberra

QF811 Canberra - melbourne

QF898 Perth - Karratha

QF899 Karratha - Perth

QF951 Brisbane - Canberra

QF1419 Sydney - Canberra

QF1422 Canberra - Sydney

QF1461 Sydney - Canberra

QF1462 Canberra - Sydney

QF1463 Sydney - Canberra

QF1466 Canberra - Sydney

QF1485 Sydney - Canberra

QF1486 Canberra - Sydney

QF1495 Sydney - Canberra

QF1850 Ayers Rock - Cairns

QF1859 Cairns - Ayers Rock

QF2020 Sydney - Armidale

QF2050 Devonport - Melbourne

QF2061 Melbourne - Devonport

QF2108 Sydney - Coffs Harbour

QF2109 Coffs Harbour - Sydney

QF2132 Melbourne - Canberra

QF2133 Canberra - Melbourne

QF2170 Sydney - Port Macquarie

QF2171 Port Macquarie - Sydney

QF2209 Sydney - Albury

QF2210 Albury - Sydney.

24th July 2012 - VH-OQA Heathrow Technical Issue.

Airbus A380 VH-OQA was unable to operate QF2 London Heathrow - Singapore - Sydney this evening due to a technical issue.

24th July 2012 - VH-TJG Positioning Flight.

Following the cancellation of QF477 Boeing 737-476 VH-TJG positioned Canberra - Melbourne this morning as QF6112.

24th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF429 Sydney - Melbourne

QF451 Sydney - Melbourne

QF477 Canberra - Melbourne

QF564 Canberra - Sydney

QF674 Adelaide - Melbourne

QF850 Melbourne - Canberra

QF1460 Canberra - Sydney

QF1461 Sydney - Canberra

QF1462 Canberra - Sydney

QF1463 Sydney - Canberra

QF1466 Canberra - Sydney

QF1477 Sydney - Canberra

QF1478 Canberra - Sydney

QF2010 Sydney - Tamworth

QF2011 Tamworth - Sydney.

23rd July 2012 - Perth 747 Swap.

Severe weather at Perth caused delays and cancellations this afternoon. Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC which arrived as QF577 from Sydney positioned empty back to Sydney as QF6111. Sister VH-OJD which arrived as QF581 from Sydney operated VH-OJC’s scheduled return to Sydney as QF566. QF582 Perth - Sydney, which VH-OJD was scheduled to operate, was cancelled.

23rd July 2012 - VH-EBP Positioning Flight.

Airbus A330-200 VH-EBP positioned Melbourne - Sydney as QF6121 this morning following the cancellation of QF420.

23rd July 2012 - VH-OJS Continues Religious Charter.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS continued its religious charter today operating Lyon - Manchester as QF6051.

23rd July 2012 - VH-VXP Melbourne Test Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXP, which has been under maintenance at Melbourne since 13th July, undertook a Melbourne - Melbourne test flight as QF6116 this morning.

23rd July 2012 - VH-OJC Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJC positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as QF6014 following its arrival as QF52 from Singapore. The aircraft then operated QF577 Sydney - Perth.

23rd July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF410 Melbourne - Sydney

QF420 Melbourne - Sydney

QF429 Sydney - Melbourne

QF438 Melbourne - Sydney

QF457 Sydney - Melbourne

QF582 Perth - Sydney

QF913 Karratha - Perth

QF914 Perth - Karratha

QF1114 Perth - Port Hedland

QF1115 Port Hedland - Perth

QF1419 Sydney - Canberra

QF1422 Canberra - Sydney

QF1491 Sydney - Canberra

QF1494 Canberra - Sydney

QF2302 Townsville - Cairns

QF2309 Cairns - Townsville

QF2431 Learmonth - Perth.

22nd July 2012 - VH-TJS Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJS positioned Sydney - Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6127.

22nd July 2012 - VH-VZO Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO positioned Sydney - Melbourne early this morning as QF6117.

22nd July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF495 Sydney - Melbourne

QF2260 Sydney - Lord Howe Island

QF2261 Lord Howe Island - Sydney

QF2440 Brisbane - Lord Howe Island

QF2441 Lord Howe Island - Brisbane.

21st July 2012 - VH-OJS Continues European Charter.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS continued its religious group charter today operating Manchester - Cardiff-Wales - Lyon-Saint Exupery as QF6051.

21st July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF1472 Canberra - Sydney

QF2057 Melbourne - Devonport

QF2066 Adelaide - Melbourne

QF2132 Melbourne - Canberra

QF2133 Canberra - Melbourne

QF2260 Sydney - Lord Howe Island

QF2261 Lord Howe Island - Sydney

QF2302 Townsville - Cairns.

20th July 2012 - VH-TJZ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJZ positioned Canberra - Melbourne this evening as QF6125 in order to cover for VH-TJJ which remained at Canberra following its technical issue and the cancellation of QF819.

20th July 2012 - VH-OGQ QF552 Sydney Return.

Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGQ operating QF552 Sydney - Brisbane returned to Sydney shortly after take off due to engine  issues. The flight continued operated by sister VH-OGI.

20th July 2012 - VH-TJJ Canberra Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJJ encountered a technical issue at Canberra after arriving as QF771 from Sydney causing the cancellation of QF819 Canberra - Melbourne.

20th July 2012 - VH-OJD Continues Military Charter Operations.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD operated a further Rockhampton - Darwin military charter this morning as QF1353 then positioned Darwin - Sydney as QF6167.

20th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF47 Sydney - Wellington

QF118 Wellington - Sydney

QF404 Melbourne - Sydney

QF436 Melbourne - Sydney

QF451 Sydney - Melbourne

QF461 Sydney - Melbourne

QF819 Canberra - Melbourne

QF1427 Sydney - Canberra

QF1428 Canberra - Sydney

QF1464 Canberra - Sydney

QF1467 Sydney - Canberra

QF1468 Canberra - Sydney

QF2480 Cairns - Weipa

QF2481 Weipa - Cairns.

19th July 2012 - VH-OJD Continues Military Charter Operations.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD operated a further Rockhampton - Darwin military charter this morning as QF1353 positioning back to Rockhampton as QF6167.

19th July 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF403 Sydney - Melbourne

QF406 Melbourne - Sydney

QF412 Melbourne - Sydney

QF418 Melbourne - Sydney

QF423 Sydney - Melbourne

QF448 Melbourne - Sydney

QF457 Sydney - Melbourne

QF471 Sydney - Melbourne

QF495 Sydney - Melbourne

QF848 Melbourne - Canberra

QF851 Canberra - Melbourne

QF1460 Canberra - Sydney

QF1461 Sydney - Canberra

QF1462 Canberra - Sydney

QF1463 Sydney - Canberra

QF1475 Sydney - Canberra

QF1476 Canberra - Sydney

QF2002 Sydney - Tamworth

QF2003 Tamworth - Sydney

QF2132 Melbourne - Canberra

QF2133 Canberra - Melbourne

QF2170 Sydney - Port Macquarie

QF2171 Port Macquarie - Sydney

QF2402 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2403 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2406 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2407 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2420 Newcastle - Brisbane

QF2452 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2453 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2454 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2455 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2503 Cairns - Hamilton Island

QF2504 Hamilton Island - Cairns

QF2567 Brisbane - Canberra

QF2568 Canberra - Brisbane.











































































































































































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