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QANTAS News & Information June 2012.

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.

26th June 2012 - VH-OGQ Returns to Service, Goes Tech.

Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGQ, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 28th May 2012, returned to service today operating QF651 Brisbane - Perth. However the aircraft appears to have encountered a technical issue at Perth causing the cancellation of QF768 Perth - Melbourne.

26th June 2012 - VH-VZV Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZV positioned Canberra - Sydney this morning as QF6112 following the cancellation of QF872 Canberra - Sydney.

26th June 2012 - VH-VXG Darwin Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXG operated QF842 Sydney - Darwin today however the return QF843 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

26th June 2012 - VH-VXR Operates for JetConnect.

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

26th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne - Sydney

QF415 Sydney - Melbourne

QF445 Sydney - Melbourne

QF456 Melbourne - Sydney

QF463 Sydney - Melbourne

QF490 Melbourne - Sydney

QF774 Adelaide - Sydney

QF768 Perth - Melbourne

QF843 Darwin - Sydney

QF872 Canberra - Sydney

QF1419 Sydney - Canberra

QF1422 Canberra - Sydney

QF1493 Sydney - Canberra

QF1706 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1707 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1713 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2398 Brisbane - Biloela

QF2399 Biloela - Brisbane

QF2450 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2451 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2453 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2459 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2503 Cairns - Hamilton Island

QF2504 Hamilton Island - Cairns

QF2522 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2523 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2533 Longreach - Brisbane

QF2543 Roma - Brisbane

QF2546 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2547 Brisbane - Roma

QF2559 Roma - Brisbane.

25th June 2012 - VH-VYH Positioning Flight.

Following the cancellation of two Sydney - Melbourne Boeing 737-800 services this morning VH-VYH positioned Sydney - Melbourne as QF6111 then operated QF685 Melbourne - Adelaide.

25th June 2012 - VH-VXR Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXR operated the QF45 Sydney - Christchurch, QF46 Christchurch - Sydney and QF113 Sydney - Auckland JetConnect services today.

25th June 2012 - VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as QF6014 following its arrival into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore. The aircraft then operated QF7 Sydney - Dallas-Fort Worth.

25th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF407 Sydney - Melbourne

QF410 Melbourne - Sydney

QF444 Melbourne - Sydney

QF451 Sydney - Melbourne

QF455 Sydney - Melbourne

QF461 Sydney - Melbourne

QF464 Melbourne - Sydney

QF1066 Brisbane - Mount Isa

QF1067 Mount Isa - Brisbane

QF1828 Perth - Port Hedland

QF1829 Port Hedland - Perth

QF2349 Rockhampton - Brisbane

QF2410 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2411 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2449 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2451 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2459 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2522 Brisbane - Moranbah.


Moranbah airport remained closed all day so QF2448, QF2450, QF2452 and QF2460 routed directly Brisbane - Rockhampton and QF2458 routed directly Brisbane - Emerald.

24th June 2012 - ZK-ZQH Australian Positioning Flight.

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQH, which has been at Brisbane since 22nd June, positioned Brisbane - Melbourne this afternoon as QF6172.

24th June 2012 - VH-VXR Operates for JetConnect.

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

24th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF557 Brisbane - Sydney

QF1817 Port Hedland - Perth

QF2529 Moranbah - Brisbane.

23rd June 2012 - VH-VYK Positioning Flight.

Following the cancellation of QF1010 Hobart - Melbourne early this morning Boeing 737-838 VH-VYK positioned Hobart - Melbourne at lunchtime as QF6116.

23rd June 2012 - VH-VXR Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXR operated the QF45 Sydney - Christchurch, QF46 Christchurch - Sydney and QF113 Sydney - Auckland JetConnect services today.

23rd June 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

QF2266 Port Lincoln - Adelaide did not operate today.

22nd June 2012 - VH-OJE Frankfurt Delay.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJE, which was scheduled to operate QF6 Frankfurt - Singapore - Sydney tonight has been delayed overnight and will operate tomorrow lunchtime as QF6D. It is not clear whether this is due to a major technical issue or minor delays forcing the flight to miss curfew at Frankfurt and crew then requiring minimum rest.

22nd June 2012 - VH-VZY Operates for JetConnect.

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

22nd June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF1124 Perth - Port Hedland

QF1125 Port Hedland - Perth

QF1804 Perth - Paraburdoo

QF1805 Paraburdoo - Perth

QF1898 Perth - Karratha

QF1899 Karratha - Perth

QF2309 Cairns - Townsville

QF2310 Townsville - Cairns

QF2313 Cairns - Townsville

QF2410 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2411 Emerald - Brisbane.

21st June 2012 - VH-VZY Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZY operated the QF45 Sydney - Christchurch, QF46 Christchurch - Sydney and QF113 Sydney - Auckland JetConnect services today.

21st June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF451 Sydney - Melbourne

QF466 Melbourne - Sydney

QF1851 Cairns - Ayers Rock

QF1854 Ayers Rock - Cairns

QF1871 Darwin - Cairns

QF1940 Ayers Rock - Alice Springs

QF1941 Alice Springs - Ayers Rock

QF1949 Cairns - Alice Springs

QF2057 Melbourne - Devonport

QF2058 Devonport - Melbourne.

20th June 2012 - VH-OJL Returns from Avalon.

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

19th June 2012 - VH-VZB and VH-VZY Operate for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZB operated the QF142 Auckland - Sydney JetConnect service this morning. Sister VH-VZY then operated QF43/QF44 Sydney - Auckland rotation. When substituting QANTAS aircraft for JetConnect aircraft an IFE fitted aircraft is used wherever possible to ensure consistent product with the ZK registered JetConnect fleet.

20th June 2012 - VH-TJL Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJL operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this morning as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

20th June 2012 - VH-TJG Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJG positioned Canberra - Melbourne as QF6114 following the cancellation of QF477.

20th June 2012 - VH-OEG Positioning Flight.

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

20th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF402 Melbourne - Sydney

QF444 Melbourne - Sydney

QF477 Canberra - Melbourne

QF1850 Ayers Rock - Cairns

QF1851 Cairns - Ayers Rock

QF2260 Sydney - Lord Howe Island

QF2261 Lord Howe Island - Sydney

QF2274 Port Lincoln - Adelaide

QF2275 Adelaide - Port Lincoln

QF2414 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2415 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2426 Newcastle - Brisbane

QF2427 Brisbane - Newcastle.































































































































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10th June 2012 - Former VH-TJO Leaves Victorville for Freighter Conversion.

Former QANTAS Boeing 737-476 VH-TJO, now owned by the Bank of Utah and registered N116BT, positioned Victorville - Miami today for freighter conversion.

10th June 2012 - VH-OJP Leaves Australia.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJP departed Australia today operating QF107 Sydney - Los Angeles. The aircraft will then operate the QF107/QF108 Los Angeles - New York JFK tag before positioning Los Angeles - Victorville for storage tomorrow.

10th June 2012 - VH-VZX JetConnect Operations.

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

10th May 2012 - VH-TJK Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJK operated a Melbourne - Melbourne flight as QF6117 this afternoon.

10th May 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following services did not operate today:

QF915 Karratha - Perth

QF916 Perth- Karratha

QF2551 Roma - Brisbane.

10th May 2012 - QF23/QF24 Goes A330.

The QF23/QF24 Sydney - Bangkok rotation switched from Boeing 747-400 to Airbus A330 operation today with Airbus A330-300 VH-QPA operating today’s flight. Both Airbus A330-200s and A330-300s are scheduled to operate the service.

10th May 2012 - VH-OJG Returns from Avalon.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJG positioned Avalon - Sydney this morning as QF6007 following maintenance.

10th June 2012 - VH-OQA Operates Delayed QF1.

Airbus A380 VH-OQA operated yesterday’s delayed QF1 Sydney - Singapore - London Heathrow this morning as QF1D.

9th June 2012 - VH-VZX JetConnect Operations.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZX operated JetConnect services QF45 Sydney - Christchurch, QF46 Christchurch - Sydney and QF113 Sydney - Auckland today.

9th June 2012 - VH-TJX Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJX operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this morning as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

9th June 2012 - VH-OJD Military Charter and Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD operated a Darwin - Rockhampton military charter as QF1353 this morning then positioned Rockhampton - Sydney as QF6169.

8th June 2012 - VH-OJD Military Charter and Positioning Flight.

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

8th June 2012 - VH-TJI Melbourne Test Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJI, which has been under maintenance at Melbourne since 18th April, undertook a Melbourne - Melbourne test flight this afternoon as QF6115.

8th June 2012 - VH-TJZ Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJZ operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this morning as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

8th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF1464 Canberra – Sydney

QF2012 Armidale - Sydney

QF2449 Moranbah - Brisbane.

7th June 2012 - VH-TJR Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJR operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this afternoon as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

7th June 2012 - VH-OGR Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGR operated the QF45/QF46 Sydney - Christchurch JetConnect rotation today.

7th June 2012 - VH-OJD Military Charter and Positioning Flight.

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

7th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF448 Melbourne - Sydney

QF451 Sydney - Melbourne

QF1124 Perth - Port Hedland

QF1125 Port Hedland - Perth

QF1495 Sydney - Canberra

QF2034 Sydney - Armidale

QF2077 Mildura - Melbourne

QF2132 Melbourne - Canberra

QF2133 Canberra - Melbourne

QF2336 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2337 Gladstone - Brisbane.

6th June 2012 - VH-OGV Overnight Freight Flight.

Boeing 767-336ER VH-OGV will operate an overnight Sydney - Auckland freight rotation as QF7623/QF7624 tonight. This is due to dedicated freighter VH-EFR being stuck at Christchurch due to snow.

6th June 2012 - VH-VZX JetConnect Operations.

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

6th June 2012 - VH-OJD Positioning Flights and Military Charter.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD positioned Sydney - Adelaide this morning as QF6161 in order to operate a military charter Adelaide - Rockhampton as QF1352. The aircraft then poitioned Rockhampton - Darwin as QF6162.

6th June 2012 - VH-TJK Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJK operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this afternoon as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

6th June 2012 - ZK-ZQH QF45 Diversion and Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQH operating QF45 Sydney - Christchurch diverted to Auckland today due to snow at Christchurch. The return QF46 Christchurch - Sydney was cancelled and the aircraft positioned Auckland - Sydney as QF6172.

6th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF46 Christchurch - Sydney

QF411 Sydney - Melbourne

QF1464 Canberra - Sydney

QF1485 Sydney - Canberra

QF2086 Melbourne - Mildura

QF2114 Sydney - Coffs Harbour

QF2115 Coffs Harbour - Sydney.

6th June 2012 - VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

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

5th June 2012 - VH-TJG Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJG operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this afternoon as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

5th June 2012 - QANTAS Awarded Air Rage Granny Costs.

QANTAS was today awarded $18,245 restitution against the 58 year old female passenger who caused ZK-ZQG operating QF37 Melbourne - Wellington on 2nd June to return to Melbourne due to a drink related air rage incident.

5th June 2012 - VH-VZX JetConnect Operations.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZX operated JetConnect services QF45 Sydney - Christchurch, QF46 Christchurch - Sydney and QF113 Sydney - Auckland  today.

5th June 2012 - QANTAS Profits Down 90%.

QANTAS today warned that profits before tax for 2011-2012 would be in the region of $50-100 million against $552 million for 2010-2011 and an expectation of around $280 million. However around $370 million was spent on restructuring and there was a $100 million cost due to industrial action and the decision to ground the airline last October. The majority of the losses are attributed to QANTAS International with Domestic profits expected to increase.

5th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF461 Sydney - Melbourne

QF1419 Sydney - Canberra

QF1422 Canberra - Sydney

QF1464 Canberra - Sydney

QF2118 Sydney - Coffs Harbour.

4th June 2012 - VH-VXQ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXQ positioned Brisbane - Sydney this evening as QF6111.

4th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF551 Brisbane - Sydney

QF1473 Sydney - Canberra

QF1474 Canberra - Sydney

QF2209 Sydney - Albury

QF2210 Albury - Sydney

QF2266 Port Lincoln - Adelaide

QF2309 Cairns - Townsville

QF2310 Townsville - Cairns.

4th June 2012 - VH-OJF Positions to Victorville.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJH positioned Los Angeles - Victorville for storage as QF6021 today.

4th June 2012 - VH-VZX JetConnect Operations.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VZX operated JetConnect services QF131 Melbourne - Auckland and QF44 Auckland - Sydney today.

4th June 2012 - ZK-ZQA Australian Positioning Flight.

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQA positioned Melbourne - Brisbane this morning as QF6171.

4th June 2012 - VH-OEE Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as QF6014 after arriving into Brisbane as QF16 from Los Angeles.

3rd June 2012 - VH-OGH JetStar Rescue Mission.

Following the diversion of JetStar Airbus A330-200 VH-EBJ to Alice Springs yesterday whilst operating JQ37 Sydney - Denpasar, QANTAS Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGH positioned Sydney - Alice Springs this morning as QF6117 and brought the JetStar passengers back to Sydney as QF1350. The passengers were then taken to Denpasar aboard JetStar A330-200 VH-EBF operating as JQ37D.

3rd June 2012 - VH-OJF Leaves Australia.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJF departed Australia today as QF107 Sydney - Los Angeles - New York JFK. The aircraft will then operate QF108 New York JFK - Los Angeles, overnight at Los Angeles then position Los Angeles - Victorville tomorrow for storage. This brings the active Boeing 747-400 fleet down to twenty one aircraft.

3rd June 2012 - VH-OJS Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as QF6018 following its arrival into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore.

3rd June 2012 - VH-VXC Positioning Flight.

Following yesterday’s military charters Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC positioned Darwin - Melbourne this morning as QF6161.

3rd June 2012 - VH-OEF Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF positioned Sydney - Brisbane this morning as QF6013. The aircraft then operated QF15 Brisbane - Los Angeles.

3rd June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF613 Brisbane - Melbourne

QF1483 Sydney - Canberra

QF1484 Canberra - Sydney
QF2274 Port Lincoln - Adelaide.

2nd June 2012 - VH-QPA Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPA, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 16th May, positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as QF6021 then re-entered service as QF19 Sydney - Manila.

2nd June 2012 - VH-QPB Positions To Brisbane Maintenance.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPB positioned Melbourne - Brisbane as QF6020 this morning following its arrival into Melbourne from Hong Kong as QF30.

2nd June 2012 - VH-VXC Military Charter.

Boeing 737-838 operated a Darwin - Rockhampton return military charter today as QF1351/QF1350.

2nd June 2012 - VH-TJJ Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJJ operated Melbourne - Melbourne as QF6160 this morning flying circuits and touch and goes at Avalon.

2nd June 2012 - ZK-ZQG QF37 Melbourne Air Rage Return.

Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQG operating QF37 Melbourne - Wellington returned to Melbourne around an hour after take off today after a female passenger became abusive and violent.

2nd June 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

QF618 Melbourne - Brisbane did not operate today.

1st June 2012 - VH-VXC Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXC positioned Adelaide - Darwin this evening as QF6160.

1st June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne - Sydney

QF448 Melbourne - Sydney

QF467 Sydney - Melbourne

QF912 Perth - Karratha

QF919 Karratha - Perth

QF1124 Perth - Port Hedland

QF1125 Port Hedland - Perth

QF1460 Canberra - Sydney

QF1463 Sydney - Canberra

QF1466 Canberra - Sydney

QF1485 Sydney - Canberra

QF1486 Canberra - Sydney

QF1850 Ayers Rock - Cairns

QF1851 Cairns - Ayers Rock

QF2018 Sydney - Armidale

QF2019 Armidale - Sydney

QF2352 Brisbane - Rockhampton

QF2353 Rockhampton - Brisbane

QF2410 Brisbane - Emerald

QF2411 Emerald - Brisbane

QF2455 Moranbah - Brisbane.

1st June 2012 - VH-OJD QF21 Cairns Medical Diversion.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJD operating QF21 Sydney - Tokyo Narita (depart Sydney 31st May) diverted via Cairns in the early hours of this morning.


















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19th June 2012 - VH-TJI Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJI operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this morning as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

19th June 2012 - VH-VZB Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZB operated the QF45 Sydney - Christchurch, QF46 Christchurch - Sydney and QF113 Sydney - Auckland JetConnect services today.

19th June 2012 - VH-OJQ to Avalon Maintenance.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJQ positioned Sydney - Avalon today as QF6195.

19th June 2012 - ZK-ZQB Positioning Flight.

Following its return to Melbourne on 17th June due to a technical issue JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQK positiioned Melbourne - Wellington today as QF6171.

19th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF1464 Canberra - Sydney

QF1851 Cairns - Ayers Rock

QF1854 Ayers Rock - Cairns

QF2013 Armidale - Sydney

QF2050 Devonport - Melbourne

QF2132 Melbourne - Canberra

QF2133 Canberra - Melbourne

QF2172 Sydney - Port Macquarrie

QF2173 Port Macquarrie - Sydney

QF2261 Lord Howe Island - Sydney.

18th June 2012 - VH-VYA QF668 Kalgoorlie Diversion.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VYA operating QF668 Perth - Adelaide diverted via Kalgoorlie this morning.

18th 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.

18th June 2012 - VH-OJG Positioning Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJG positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as QF6014 following its arrival as QF16 from Los Angeles.

18th June 2012 - VH-OJA to Avalon Maintenance.

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

18th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF37 Melbourne - Wellington

QF410 Melbourne - Sydney

QF445 Sydney - Melbourne

QF455 Sydney - Melbourne

QF490 Melbourne - Sydney

QF1475 Sydney - Canberra

QF1480 Canberra - Sydney

QF1493 Sydney - Canberra

QF1706 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF1707 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF1761 Mackay - Brisbane

QF1768 Brisbane - Mackay

QF1769 Mackay - Brisbane

QF1817 Cairns - Ayers Rock

QF1850 Ayers Rock - Cairns

QF1851 Ayers Rock - Cairns

QF1859 Cairns - Ayers Rock

QF2007 Tamworth - Sydney

QF2034 Sydney - Armidale

QF2266 Port Lincoln - Adelaide

QF2267 Adelaide - Port Lincoln

QF2268 Port Lincoln - Adelaide

QF2380 Charleville - Brisbane.

17th June 2012 - VH-VYG Returns from Broome.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 15th June Boeing 737-838 VH-VYG positioned Broome - Perth this afternoon as QF6117.

17th June 2012 - VH-VZT Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZT operated the QF45 Sydney - Christchurch, QF46 Christchurch - Sydney and QF113 Sydney - Auckland JetConnect services today.

17th June 2012 - ZK-ZQB QF37 Melbourne Return.

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQB operating QF37 Melbourne - Wellington returned to Melbourne shortly after take off due to a technical issue with one of the hydraulic systems. The return QF38 was cancelled.

17th June 2012 - VH-QPC to Brisbane Maintenance.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPC positioned Sydney - Brisbane as QF6007 this morning where the aircraft will undergo maintenance.

17th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF38 Wellington - Melbourne

QF446 Melbourne - Sydney

QF458 Melbourne - Sydney

QF459 Sydney - Melbourne

QF463 Sydney - Melbourne

QF1816 Perth - Port Hedland

QF1817 Port Hedland - Perth.

16th June 2012 - VH-QPB Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPB, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 2nd June, positioned Brisbane - Sydney this evening as QF6136.

16th June 2012 - VH-TJS Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJS operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this morning as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

16th June 2012 - VH-VZT Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZT operated the QF50 Auckland - Sydney, QF55 Sydney - Auckland and QF56 Auckland - Sydney JetConnect services today.

16th June 2012 - VH-VZC Military Charter and Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZC operated a Melbourne - Rockhampton military charter this morning as QF1354 then positioned back to Melbourne as QF6165.

16th June 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

QF1476 Canberra - Sydney did not operate today.

15th June 2012 - VH-VXB Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXB positioned Perth - Broome early this evening as QF6115 following the technical issue encountered by sister VH-VYG earlier in the day.

15th June 2012 - VH-VZT Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZT operated the QF45 Sydney - Christchurch, QF46 Christchurch - Sydney and QF113 Sydney - Auckland JetConnect services today.

15th June 2012 - VH-VYG Broome Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VYG encountered a technical issue at Broome after operating QF1070 from Perth today. The return QF1071 was delayed several hours awaiting a replacement aircraft to position in.

15th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF452 Melbourne - Sydney

QF487 Sydney - Melbourne

QF911 Karratha - Perth

QF1124 Perth - Port Hedland

QF1125 Port Hedland - Perth

QF1898 Perth - Karratha

QF1899 Karratha - Perth.

14th June 2012 - VH-OQD Returns from Manila Reconfiguration.

Airbus A380 VH-OQD departed Manila for Sydney this evening as QF6026 having undergone seat reconfiguration to a new 14F/64J/35W/371Y layout. Please click here for seatmap.

14th June 2012 - VH-VXL Positioning Flight.

Following the cancellation of QF545 Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE positioned Brisbane - Sydney this evening as QF6124.

14th June 2012 - VH-VZO Operates for JetConnect.

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

14th June 2012 - VH-VXE Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE positioned Perth - Melbourne this afternoon as QF6114. Perth had an extra 737-800 after VH-VXE operated in as QF8481 yesterday in place of a 767-300.

14th June 2012 - VH-TJS Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJS operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this morning as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

14th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF198 Port Moresby - Cairns

QF545 Brisbane - Sydney

QF898 Perth - Karratha

QF899 Karratha - Perth

QF1422 Canberra - Sydney

QF1929 Broome - Perth

QF1930 Perth - Broome

QF2132 Melbourne - Canberra

QF2133 Canberra - Melbourne.

13th June 2012 - VH-OJP California Test Flight.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJP, which arrived at Victorville for storage on 11th June, undertook a Victorville - Victorville test flight as QF6022 today which included a brief stop at Monterrey.

13th June 2012 - VH-VXE Continues QF481.

Following yesterday’s diversion to Adelaide of Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGU operating QF481 Melbourne - Perth the flight continued this morning with Boeing 737-838 VH-VXE operating Adelaide - Perth as QF8481.

13th June 2012 - VH-OGR Positioning Flight.

Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGR positioned Sydney - Melbourne this morning as QF6113 then returned as QF434 Melbourne - Sydney.

13th June 2012 - VH-VZO Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO operated the QF45 Sydney - Christchurch, QF46 Christchurch - Sydney and QF113 Sydney - Auckland JetConnect services today.

13th June 2012 - VH-OEH Positioning Flight.

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

13th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF762 Perth - Melbourne

QF1477 Sydney - Canberra

QF1478 Canberra - Sydney

QF2266 Port Lincoln - Adelaide

QF2432 Perth - Geraldton

QF2433 Geraldton - Perth.

12th June 2012 - VH-OGU QF481 Adelaide Diversion.

Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGU operating QF481 Melbourne - Perth failed to land at Perth  due to weather and following a missed approach diverted back to Adelaide.

12th June 2012 - VH-TJL Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJL operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this morning as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

12th June 2012 - VH-VZO Operates for JetConnect.

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

12th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF452 Melbourne - Sydney

QF465 Sydney - Melbourne

QF1464 Canberra - Sydney

QF1477 Sydney - Canberra

QF1478 Canberra – Sydney

QF1840 Perth - Paraburdoo

QF1841 Paraburdoo - Perth

QF2066 Adelaide - Melbourne

QF2067 Melbourne - Adelaide

QF2260 Sydney - Lord Howe Island

QF2261 Lord Howe Island - Sydney

QF2274 Port Lincoln - Adelaide

QF2275 Adelaide - Port Lincoln

QF2312 Townsville - Cairns

QF2428 Perth - Learmonth

QF2429 Learmonth - Perth

QF2431 Learmonth - Perth

QF2546 Brisbane - Roma

QF2547 Roma - Brisbane.

11th June 2012 - VH-OJM Returns from Hong Kong.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM operated today’s scheduled QF128 Hong Kong - Sydney. VH-OJH which operated QF127 worked back to Sydney as QF88. This leaves Airbus A330-200 VH-EBI, which operated QF87 Sydney - Hong Kong to overnight at Hong Kong tonight.

11th June 2012 - VH-OJP to Positions to Victorville.

Boeing 747-436 VH-OJP positioned Los Angeles - Victorville this morning as QF6021 for storage. This brings the active Boeing 747-400 fleet down to twenty-one members.

11th June 2012 - VH-QPH Operates Delayed QF128.

Airbus A330-300 VH-QPH operated yesterday’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong - Sydney today as QF128D. The aircraft had arrived into Hong Kong yesterday evening as QF29 from Melbourne.

11th June 2012 - VH-VZO Operates for JetConnect.

Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO operated the QF45 Sydney - Christchurch, QF46 Christchurch - Sydney and QF113 Sydney - Auckland JetConnect services today.

11th June 2012 - VH-TJR Training Flight.

Boeing 737-476 VH-TJR operated a lengthy Melbourne - Melbourne training flight this morning as QF6160 including several low passes and touch and goes at Avalon.

11th June 2012 - VH-OJH Positioning Flight.

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

11th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

QF1477 Sydney - Canberra

QF1478 Canberra – Sydney

QF2336 Brisbane - Gladstone

QF2337 Gladstone - Brisbane

QF2359 Rockhampton - Brisbane

QF2390 Brisbane - Biloela

QF2393 Biloela - Brisbane

QF2431 Learmonth - Perth

QF2452 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2453 Moranbah - Brisbane

QF2460 Brisbane - Moranbah

QF2461 Moranbah - Brisbane.

10th June 2012 - VH-OJM Hong Kong Issue.

Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM operated QF127 Sydney - Hong Kong today in place of the normal A380 used on Sundays. However the return QF128 has been cancelled. It is unclear whether this is due to a technical issue or lack of Boeing 747-400 flight crew at Hong Kong.