Withdrawn QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positions to Mojave.

Withdrawn QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ Los Angeles – Mojave Air and Space Park as QF7474 this morning. This is expected to be the final flight for the aircraft but was the final QANTAS coded Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft flight.

Withdrawn QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Leaves Australia.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Sydney – Los Angeles as QF7474 this afternoon completing a flypast of Sydney airport and Sydney Harbour at 1,200ft before heading south to tip the wings to preserved Boeing 747-400 at HARS Aviation Museum, the aircraft then headed out across the Pacific before diverting off the trans-Pacific route to draw a QANTAS Kangaroo with the tail over Taree.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positions for Canberra Farewell Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Sydney – Canberra as QF6160 this morning in order to operate a 66 minute Canberra – Canberra enthusiasts farewell flight as QF747 making low passes over the Canberra CBD and routing south over the Kosciuszko. This was the final passenger carrying QANTAS Boeing 747 flight.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positions for Brisbane Farewell Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6160 early this morning in order to operate a 70 minute Brisbane – Brisbane enthusiasts farewell flight as QF747 making low passes over the Brisbane CBD and Gold Coast. The aircraft positioned Brisbane – Sydney late in the afternoon as QF6161.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Sydney Farewell Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ, which has been in storage at Sydney since 27th March, operated a one hour Sydney – Sydney enthusiasts farewell flight this morning as QF747 including low level passes over Sydney Harbour.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Enters Sydney Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE was placed into storage at Sydney this evening after arriving as QF28 from Santiago de Chile (depart Santiago de Chile 28th March) and was subsequently withdrawn. This is expected to have been the final scheduled QANTAS Boeing 747 flight.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Returns from Santiago.

Following its overnight delay QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE departed Santiago de Chile this afternoon operating yesterday’s QF28 Santiago de Chile – Sydney. This was the final scheduled QANTAS Boeing 747 flight.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Enters Sydney Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI was placed into storage at Sydney this evening after arriving as QF64 from Johannesburg (depart Johannesburg 26th March). The aircraft is not expected to return to service and was subsequently withdrawn.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Overnight Santiago Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile this afternoon, however the return QF28 has been delayed overnight. This is the final scheduled QF28 and the delay is for the outbound crew to be able to overnight and then return to Australia.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Enters Sydney Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ was placed into storage at Sydney this afternoon after arriving as QF66 from Johannesburg (depart Johannesburg 26th March). The aircraft is not expected to return to service.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Enters Sydney Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH was placed into storage at Sydney this morning after arriving as QF26 from Tokyo Haneda (depart Tokyo Haneda 26th March). The aircraft was not expected to return to service and was subsequently withdrawn.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Enters Sydney Storage.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG was placed into storage at Sydney this evening after arriving as QF64 from Johannesburg (depart Johannesburg 23rd March). The aircraft was not expected to return to service and was subsequently withdrawn.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Tokyo – Darwin Evacuation Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated a  Tokyo Haneda – Darwin evacuation flight as QF6032 in the early hours of this morning for Australian citizens from the Diamond Princess cruise ship which has been affected by coronavirus. The aircraft then positioned Darwin – Sydney, also as QF6032. Passengers were transferred airside to Air Contractors A319s for onward transport to Christmas Island.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates Final Passenger Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operated an additional Sydney – Los Angeles sector as QF99 this evening and was withdrawn from service on arrival at Los Angeles. The aircraft was in QANTAS New Roo/OneWorld livery and 58J/36W/270Y configuration on withdrawal.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Wuhan Evacuation Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated  a Wuhan – Darwin coronavirus evacuation flight as QF6032 in the early hours of this morning. The aircraft then positioned Darwin – Sydney, also as QF6032. Passengers were transferred airside at Darwin onto flights to Christmas Island where they will be quarantined.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Wuhan Evacuation Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated Wuhan – Learmonth as QF6032 this morning evacuating Australians from Wuhan province due to the coronavirus. Passengers were then transferred on the tarmac at Learmonth to Skytraders A319 aircraft for onward transport to Christmas Island to be quarantined. VH-OEE then positioned Learmonth – Sydney, also as QF6032, receiving a curfew exception for an early hours of the morning arrival.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF28 Melbourne Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF28 Santiago de Chile – Sydney (depart Santiago de Chile 24th November) diverted to Melbourne this evening due to weather at Sydney. Crew subsequently timed out and the aircraft will overnight at Melbourne.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Operates Sydney Charity Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated a 55 minute Sydney – Sydney scenic flight circuit early this afternoon as QF6620 carrying physically or intellectually disadvantaged children and their carers and organised by the Rotary Club. The aircraft later operated QF743 Sydney – Adelaide in order to be in place for an Antarctic scenic charter tomorrow.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6004 this evening after arriving as QF4 from Honolulu in order to operate QF49 Melbourne – San Francisco in place of the usual Boeing 787-9.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Returns from Vancouver.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 3rd January, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG departed Vancouver in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed QF76 Vancouver – Sydney of 3rd January.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF64 Perth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF64 Johannesburg – Sydney (depart Johannesburg 29th September) with a four and a half hour delay diverted via Perth this afternoon in a planned operation. The airline cited Operational and Safety Requirements which appears to have been due to crew not having sufficient hours to reach Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH New York JFK Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated the QF11 Los Angeles – New York JFK sector this morning, however the return QF12 New York JFK – Los Angeles has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue and today’s QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane has been cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6111 this morning after operating an Antarctic charter yesterday then returned to regular service operating QF73 Sydney – San Francisco.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF11 Dallas-Fort Worth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating the Los Angeles – New York JFK sector of QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles – New York diverted via Dallas-Fort Worth late this afternoon. The diversion appears to have been medical. As a result today’s QF12 New York JFK – Los Angeles sector was delayed until after midnight and today’s QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane was cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF73 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF73 Sydney – San Francisco was around 45 minutes into the flight this afternoon when it turned back to Sydney due to a technical issue. After around three hours on the ground the aircraft was able to depart again and complete the service.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 18th October), however its scheduled departure as QF15 to Los Angeles has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Operates Auckland Extra.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operated an additional Sydney – Auckland sector this evening as QF6011 following earlier cancellations on the route. This was used to tanker fuel to Auckland to support QANTAS Group operations.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles, however the onward QF11/QF12 Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft returned to service late tonight operating QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6012 this morning after arriving as QF16 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Operates QF11/QF12 Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated the QF11/QF12 Sydney – Los Angeles rotation today in place of the scheduled A380 due to A380 delays on the Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth route. The aircraft additionally operated the QF11/QF12 Los Angeles – New York JFK tag due to the Boeing 747-400 technical issue at Brisbane this morning.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 10th July), however it was unable to operate today’s QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Brisbane – Sydney during the evening as QF6017.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6004 this morning after arriving as QF96 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated QF73 Sydney – San Francisco.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Operates Combined LAX – JFK Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI arrived into Los Angeles as QF15 from Brisbane this morning then operated a Los Angeles – New York JFK rotation as QF11/QF7012. This appears to have been both yesterday’s and today’s QF11/QF12 rotation operating in combination. The aircraft then operated QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positions for Paralympians.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ eperated QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile today, then positioned Santiago de Chile – Rio de Janeiro as QF6001 in order to pick up the Australian Paralympic team, flying Rio de Janeiro – Santiago de Chile – Sydney as QF6032.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positions to Rio de Janeiro.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile today then positioned Santiago de Chile – Rio de Janeiro as QF6001 in order to operate an extended QF28 Rio de Janeiro – Santiago de Chile – Sydney post Olympic service.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operated QF73 Sydney – San Francisco this afternoon, then positioned San Francisco – Santiago de Chile this evening as QF6007.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Continues from Brisbane.

Following its technical diversion last night, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG departed Brisbane this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted QF25 Sydney – Tokyo Haneda, routing Brisbane – Tokyo Haneda as QF25D.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF25 Nagoya Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF25 Sydney – Tokyo Haneda (depart Sydney 1st August) diverted via Nagoya this morning. The diversion has been cited as weather related but no other flights into Haneda were affected so it may have been medical.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Operates QF93.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today. This was due to the scheduled A380 being utilised for charter operations today. As a result there was no QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, which spent yesterday out of service at Melbourne, positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6017 this morning then returned to service operating QF73 Sydney – San Francisco.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates QF12.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operated QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney tonight in place of the usual A380 which instead operated a charter flight. As a result no QF96 Los Angeles – Melbourne service was scheduled this evening.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6019 early this afternoon after arriving as the delayed QF16 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated QF73 Sydney – San Francisco.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Returns from Santiago.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 13th April, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE departed Santiago de Chile this morning operating the delayed QF28 Santiago de Chile – Sydney of 13th April as QF28D.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Returns from San Francisco.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 3rd January, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI departed San Francisco early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF74 San Francisco – Sydney as a day flight.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Operates QF11.

QANTAS Boeing 747-400ER VH-OEJ operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today in place of the usual A380 due to an A380 Sydney – Brisbane – Los Angeles charter operating today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Positions for Las Vegas – Sydney Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF positioned Los Angeles – Las Vegas as QF6039 this evening in order to operate a Las Vegas – Sydney charter as QF6032 on behalf of Flight Centre. As a result tomorrow’s QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney is not scheduled. A Boeing 747-400/400ER normally overnight’s at Los Angeles on Sundays.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates Sydney – Las Vegas Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operated a Sydney – Las Vegas charter as QF6031 this afternoon on behalf of Flight Centre. As a result no QF17 Sydney – Los Angeles was scheduled today. The aircraft then positioned Las Vegas – Los Angeles as QF6038 and returned to Australia operating QF96 Los Angeles – Melbourne.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6003 this morning after arriving as QF12 from Los Angeles then departed back to the US operatingQF95 Melbourne – Los Angeles.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Operates QF12.

Following the earlier A380 technical issue at Melbourne, only one A380 arrived into Los Angeles today and therefore Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ, which had been scheduled to operate QF96 Los Angeles – Melbourne, was instead used to operate QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney. As a result QF96 was cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Returns from Istanbul.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI departed Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen this afternoon operating the return QF100 Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Perth – Sydney service following the Gallipoli 100th Anniversary events.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Overnight Santiago Crew Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated today’s scheduled QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile, however due to yesterday’s service not arriving into Santiago de Chile until today, there is no rested crew available to operate today’s return QF28. The aircraft will therefore overnight at Santiago de Chile.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Operates Istanbul ANZAC Special.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operated a special Sydney – Perth – Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen flight as QF100 this evening to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign. The aircraft is wearing 100 Years of Gallipoli decals on the front fuselage.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Returns from Hong Kong.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG departed Hong Kong this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney as QF128D.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Operates QF11.

Following the medical diversion and delay of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney on 19th November, QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles was operated by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG today instead of the scheduled A380.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF16 Los Angeles Medical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane (depart Los Angeles 21st October) was around 90 minutes into the flight when it turned back to Los Angeles early this morning due to a medical issue. The aircraft was able to continue the flight later.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Operates Final 747 Dallas Service.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operated the final B747-400ER operated QF7/QF8 Sydney – Dallas Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney rotation today. From tomorrow the flight will be operated by A380s and will operate as a direct flight in both directions.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF8 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating the Dallas-Fort Worth sector of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 25th July) diverted via Noumea for fuel this morning.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating the Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane sector of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 19th July), diverted via Auckland this morning for a full routing of Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Appears with Football Boots.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ, which has been at the Sydney Jetbase since arriving as QF108 from New York JFK and Los Angeles on 25th May, operated QF27 Sydney – Santiago today with added football boot decals on the tail, a football on the rear fuselage and “Proudly Supporting the Socceroos” titles.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates Short QF8.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operated  QF8 as Dallas-F0rt W0rth – Brisbane only this evening with no onward sector to Sydney. The aircraft will then operate QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles on 28th May. This is to cover for there being no QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane operating this evening.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6004 this morning after arriving as QF16 from Los Angeles. There is no QF51 Singapore – Brisbane scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF8 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating the Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane sector of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 26th April) diverted via Noumea for fuel this morning due to weather at Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 5th April) diverted via Auckland this morning in a planned operation due to strong headwinds. The complete routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF8 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating the Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane sector of  QF8 Dallas – Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 28th March) diverted via Noumea this morning for fuel.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Operates Phoenix Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated a Sydney – Phoenix charter this evening as QF6031. The aircraft then positioned Phoenix – Dallas Fort Worth as QF6021 in order to operate tomorrow’s QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney. As a result no QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth is scheduled tomorrow.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Positions for Phoenix Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today, the aircraft then positioned Dallas-Fort Worth – Phoenix as QF6022 in order to operate a Phoenix – Sydney charter as QF6030. As a result no QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney was scheduled today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Positions for Phoenix Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF107 Sydney – Los Angeles today, the aircraft then positioned Los Angeles – Phoenix as QF6020 in order to operate a Phoenix – Sydney charter as QF6032. As a result no QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was scheduled today.

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

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since February 11th, positioned Avalon – Sydney this afternoon as QF6196. This was the final aircraft to undergo maintenance at Avalon and the facility will now be closed.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Operates Short QF8.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 11th March) terminated the flight at Brisbane this morning in a planned operation. The aircraft then operated QF51 Brisbane – Singapore. This enabled another aircraft to be fed into the QF15/QF16 QF51/QF52 Brisbane international operation following the cancellation of QF16 on 11th March.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Returns to Service.

Following the incident where is was damaged yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI returned to service tonight operating QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney. The flight was operated minus the right winglet.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Damaged in Los Angeles Ground Incident.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI was parked at the maintenance base at Los Angeles this evening when its wingtip was struck by the wingtip of a company A380 that was being towed from the maintenance base to the terminal. As a result the aircraft had to be removed from service and QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane was delayed overnight.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Returns from Melbourne.

Following yesterday’s Antarctic charter, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6002 this morning then returned to normal service as QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Returns from Santiago.

Following its overnight delay, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG departed Santiago de Chile early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF28 Santiago de Chile – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Overnight Dallas-Fort Worth Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today, however the return QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a crew or a technical issue.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates Short QF8.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 11th November) terminated at Brisbane this morning then operated QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Los Angeles Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane stopped the climb at 22,000 ft due to an issue with the #2 engine. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to Los Angeles for a safe landing around two hours after departure. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ and VH-OEE in Dallas QF8 Swap.

QANTAS Boeing 747-400ER VH-OEJ arrived into Dallas-Fort Worth as QF7 from Sydney this morning then operated yesterday’s delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney in the evening as QF8D. Sister VH-OEE, which should have operated yesterday’s QF8 returned to service later in the evening operating today’s scheduled QF8.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Overnight Dallas Delay.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE arrived into Dallas-Fort Worth as QF7 from Sydney today, however the return QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF108 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 27th October) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to long weather related hold times as Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF8 Los Angeles Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating the Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane sector of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney diverted to Los Angeles late tonight. The onward flight to Brisbane has been delayed by 24 hours thus the diversion appears to be technical.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Returns to Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE returned to service this morning operating QF51 Brisbane –Singapore. This meant there was no requirement for a Boeing 747-400/400ER to position Sydney –Brisbane today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 29th September), however the onward flight to Sydney was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF7 El Paso Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF7 Sydney –Dallas-Fort Worth diverted via El Paso this morning due to weather at Dallas-Fort Worth. This is the first time this flight has diverted to El Paso.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Operates Brisbane – Hong Kong Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operated the QF97/QF98 Brisbane – Hong Kong rotation today to offer extra capacity after yesterday’s cancellation. The aircraft had arrived into Brisbane as QF52 from Singapore this morning and would normally have positioned to Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Brisbane Rescue Mission.

Following the technical issue encountered by VH-OJS, Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI positioned Sydney – Brisbane as QF6005 this afternoon in order to operate the delayed QF51 Brisbane – Singapore.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Positions for Los Angeles Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG positioned Brisbane –Melbourne as QF6015 this morning after arriving as QF52 from Singapore. The aircraft then operated a Melbourne – Los Angeles charter as QF6053. All scheduled flights to Los Angeles operated as normal today and as a result of there being an extra aircraft at Los Angeles there will be an additional QF16 Los Angeles – Brisbane tonight.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF arrived into Brisbane this morning as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 1st August), however it was unable to operate the onward sector to Sydney due to a technical issue. Sister VH-OEH, which had arrived into Brisbane as QF16 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 1st August) and which had been scheduled to operate QF51 to Singapore later was used to operate the QF8 Brisbane – Sydney sector.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF28 Sickness Flight.

QANTAS was in the news today when a number of passengers arriving in Sydney on QF28 Santiago de Chile – Sydney (depart Santiago 31st July) operated by Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI required medical attention due to an outbreak of vomiting. All affected passengers are understood to have been travelling as part of a group and the cause of the outbreak is thought to be a meal consumed before boarding.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 12th July) diverted via Auckland this morning for a complete routing of Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF8 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 20th June) diverted via Noumea for fuel this morning due to fog at Brisbane.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS  Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas 15th June) diverted via Auckland this morning making a complete routing of Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS  Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas 14th June) diverted via Auckland this morning making a complete routing of Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Brisbane Technical Issue.

QANTAS  Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF, operating the Brisbane – Sydney leg of QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney returned to the gate at Brisbane due to a starter motor issue. The aircraft was able to fly Brisbane – Sydney as QF8 later in the day but by then all passengers had been transferred to Domestic services.

QANTAS Dallas-Fort Worth B747-400ER Swap.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today then operated yesterday’s delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney as QF8D.

Sister VH-OEI, which encountered a technical issue at Dallas-Fort Worth yesterday, re-entered service operating today’s QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Continues from Los Angeles.

Following its diversion to Los Angeles in the early hours of this morning, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF continued yesterday’s delayed QF8 early this evening routing Los Angeles – Brisbane – Sydney as QF8D.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Positioning Flight.

Following yesterday’s Antarctic Scenic Flight, QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI positioned Melbourne – Sydney this morning as QF6102 then re-entered service as QF27 Sydney – Santoago.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Antarctic Scenic Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated a Sydney – Sydney Antarctic Scenic Flight today as QF2904, however on the return an issue with a passenger caused the flight to divert via Melbourne. As the flight is technically a Domestic flight passengers from Melbourne were allowed to disembark.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates to Perth.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operated QF589 Sydney – Perth this evening in order to be in position to operate two Antarctic scenic charters over the weekend.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 22nd December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 21st December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 20th December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 18th December) operated via Auckland on the first leg this morning due to headwinds. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 11th November) diverted via Auckland this morning thus routing Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS Dallas-Fort Worth B747-400ER Swap.

QANTAS [rss-cut[ Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG arrived into Dallas-Fort Worth as QF7 from Sydney today then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney using callsign QF8D.

Sister VH-OEJ, which should have operated yesterday’s service, departed later operating today’s scheduled QF8.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 8th November) diverted via Auckland this morning thus routing Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Operates Religious Charter.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE positioned Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6005 in order to operate a Melbourne – Los Angeles religious group charter as QF6053. As a result of this charter there was no QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Frankfurt Turnaround.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG turned around immediately on arrival into Frankfurt this morning in order to operate yesterday’s delayed QF6 Frankfurt – Singapore – Sydney as QF6D.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 28th September) diverted via Auckland this morning thus operating Dallas-Fort Worth – Auckland – Brisbane – Sydney.

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 B747-400ER VH-OEH Dallas-Fort Worth Delay.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH arrived into Dallas-Fort Worth as QF7 today however the return QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney has been delayed overnight. Departure was delayed due to storms over Dallas to the point where the flight would not have reached Brisbane within crew duty hours. However it is reported that there was some kind of altercation on the flight deck which resulted in two flight crew members being stood down.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Returns to Service.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG re-entered service today as QF15 Brisbane – Los Angeles. This flight marked the debut of the new 58J/40W/270Y configuration with A380 style interior.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH Brisbane Jet Blast Incident.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF8 Brisbane – Sydney was departing the terminal at Brisbane when jet blast from its engines caused a set of steps attached to the rear door of Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8BK VH-VUM to be blown over. The Virgin First Officer was on the steps at the time conducting pre-flight inspections and suffered a fractured arm and leg.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Avalon Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG, which has been under maintenance at Avalon since 14th August, operated anAvalon – Avalon todayflight today as QF6020 flying two circuits above Tasmania at 13,000ft. This aircraft has been reconfigured to the new 58J/36W/270Y configuration and is the first aircraft so fitted.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE QF29 Hong Kong Technical Return.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE operating the Hong King – London Heathrow sector QF29 Melbourne – Hong Kong – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 13th September) returned to Hong Kong due to a technical issue today after almost reaching the half-way point to London.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF18 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF18 Buenos Aires – Sydney (depart Buenos Aires 10 September) made an unscheduled stop in Auckland for fuel arriving into Sydney extremely close to the airport curfew time.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Nadi Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 26th August) diverted to Nadi this morning due to fog in both Brisbane and Noumea.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Operates for JetStar.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ operated Melbourne – Singapore as QF6407 today, returning overnight to Melbourne as QF6408 on behalf of JetStar and covering the JQ7/JQ8 service.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF8 Medical Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney was off the California coast south west of Los Angeles when it turned and diverted into Los Angeles due to a medical issue. After just over an hour on the ground in Los Angeles it got underway again but the flight crew would not have been able to reach Brisbane within legal hours. The flight therefore operated to Auckland where a new crew was able to take the flight forward to Brisbane and Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG QF17 Santiago De Chile Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG operating QF17 Sydney – Buenos Aires diverted to Santiago de Chile due to airspace restrictions around Buenos Aires due to ash. Crew then went out of hours in Santiago de Chile so the flight will be on the ground for 24 hours before continuing on to Buenos Aires tomorrow.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF QF8 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 16th July) diverted via  Auckland this morning. This routing was planned before departure from Dallas-Fort Worth due to headwinds en route and the availability of Auckland as a crew base.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEH QF18 Tahiti Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH operating QF18 Buenos Aires – Sydney was delayed and operated via Tahiti today meaning arrival in Sydney on Wednesday 13th rather than Tuesday 12th July. There are lingering ash issues on the South Pacific track.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI QF63 Perth Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 737-438ER VH-OEI operating QF63 Sydney – Johannesburg diverted via Perth today for extra fuel due to a longer routing being flown to avoid ash from the Chilean volcano.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ QF8 Noumea Fuel Diversion.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ making its’ first appearance on the QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Brisbane – Sydney service (depart Dallas-Fort Worth) 28th May touched down in Noumea today to collect extra fuel.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Operates Final Sydney – San Francisco Rotation.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF operated the final QANTAS QF73/74 Sydney – San Francisco rotation today. The service had been due to end next week but was withdrawn a week early. On the return journey the aircraft was given a water cannon salute at San Francisco and routed around San Francisco Bay at 3,000ft before heading across the Pacific.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEG Returns from Hong Kong Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEG, which has been under maintenance at Hong Kong since 27th March, positioned Hong Kong –  Sydney today as QF6022 from Hong Kong. The aircraft has been repainted into the QANTAS New ‘Roo livery..

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEJ Unveiled in Wunala Dreaming Livery.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ was unveiled in Wunala Dreaming livery at New Iberia today then positioned New Iberia, LA – Los Angeles as QF6020. The new Wunala Dreaming livery is distinctive from the old one in that the engines are in standard grey.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEI Delivered.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEI was delivered Seattle Everett – Los Angeles as QF6024 today, then entered service as cargo flight QF7572 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEF Delivered.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF was delivered Seattle Everett – Los Angeles today as QF6024. The aircraft then entered service as cargo flight QF7572 Los Angeles – Sydney. The aircraft is in 1984 Livery.

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