QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF94 Brisbane Medical Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 3rd October) diverted via Brisbane early this morning. This is reported as being due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 4th September, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Positions to Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, positioned Singapore – Dubai for maintenance this evening as QF6013 after arriving as QF35 from Melbourne. No QF81 Singapore – Sydney was scheduled today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF7 Sydney Technical Return.

Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth was around 40 minutes into the flight at 33,000ft this afternoon when it turned back to Sydney for a safe landing following a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Returns to Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 5th August, Airbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, returned to service late tonight operating the Singapore – Sydney sector of QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Singapore Turnaround.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operated the Sydney – Singapore sector of QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow this afternoon, then turned around to operate QF82 Singapore – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Operates Delayed Singapore – London Heathrow Sector.

Airbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, operated QF35 Melbourne – Singapore this afternoon then went forward from Singapore operating yesterday’s delayed QF1 Singapore – London Heathrow sector as QF1D. This followed the QANTAS A380 technical issue at Singapore yesterday.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Singapore Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, operated the Sydney – Singapore sector of QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow this afternoon, however the onward sector to London Heathrow has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN042, QANTAS VH-OQA, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 14th July, positioned Dubai – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) livery into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 15th July, Airbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, departed Dallas-Fort Worth late tonight operating today’s scheduled QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Dallas-Fort Worth Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth this afternoon then turned around to operate the delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney of 15th July as QF8D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF2 London Heathrow Technical Return.

Airbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, operating the London Heathrow – Singapore sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 7th July) was around five hours into the flight over Georgia early this morning when it turned back to London Heathrow dud to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF2 Melbourne Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, operating the Singapore – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 3rd July) diverted via Melbourne early this morning due to potential long hold times caused by fog at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 3rd July) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to potential long hold times caused by fog at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 16th June, positioned Dubai – Sydney as QF6012 late this morning. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New ‘Roo into QANTAS Silver ‘Roo livery.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF2 Adelaide Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, operating the Singapore – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 27th June) diverted via Adelaide early this morning after a passenger passed away during the flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF94 Sydney Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 26th June) diverted via Sydney this morning due to long weather based hold times at Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 2nd June, returned to service this afternoon operating QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positions to Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, positioned Singapore – Dubai for maintenance as QF6013 this evening after arriving as QF81 from Sydney. There was no QF82 Singapore – Sydney service scheduled today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from Hong Kong.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, departed Hong Kong this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney as QF128D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Overnight Hong Kong Delay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong this morning, however the return QF128 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a crew or a weather issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 16th May, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) livery into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates QF2 Service as QF2D.

Airbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, operated this evening’s scheduled QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney using callsign QF2D due to the late running of yesterday’s service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF1 Overnight Singapore Delay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operated the Sydney – Singapore sector or QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow this afternoon, however the onward sector to London Heathrow has been delayed overnight. This was due to minimum rest requirements for the UK based cabin crew for this sector who had been delayed into Singapore due to late running QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore services.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 27th May, Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, departed London Heathrow this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney. The Singapore – Sydney sector operated as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA London Heathrow Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF1 from Sydney and Singapore, however it was unable to operate tonight’s return QF2 due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Sydney Test Flight and Return from Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 20th April, undertook a Sydney – Sydney test flight this morning as QF6020 then returned to service this afternoon operating QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 22nd April, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo into QANTAS Silver Roo livery and is the second A380 to receive this scheme.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Singapore Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, arrived into Singapore early this evening as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 21st April), then went forward to Australia operating QF36 Singapore – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Singapore Flight Switch.

A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operated QF35 Melbourne – Singapore this afternoon then turned around to operate today’s QF2 Singapore – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF94 Sydney Diversion.

Airbus A380-841 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 20th April) diverted via Sydney for fuel this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Positions to Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, positioned Singapore – Dubai for maintenance this evening as QF6013 after arriving as QF81 from Sydney. As a result no QF82 Singapore – Sydney service was scheduled today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 31st March, returned to service this afternoon operating QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 23rd March, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2006) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2017) livery and is the first A380 to wear this scheme.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Dallas-Fort Worth Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth this afternoon, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney as QF8D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, departed Dubai late this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector. This was the final scheduled QANTAS departure from Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Dubai Turnaround and first QF2 via Singapore.

Airbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 24th March), however due to an earlier A380 technical issue at Dubai the onward sector to Sydney was delayed overnight and the aircraft instead turned around to operate this morning’s delayed QF1 Dubai – London Heathrow sector. The aircraft then operated tonight’s first service as QF2 returned to the London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney route.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Dubai Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, arrived into Dubai in the early hours of this morning as QF1 from Sydney, however it was unable to operate the onward service to London Heathrow due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from Sydney Maintenance, Operates Final QF1 Dubai Service.

Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 14th March, returned to service this afternoon operating the final QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow service. However the aircraft encountered a technical issue at Dubai and was unable to operate the onward service to London Heathrow. QF1 will become a Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow service from tomorrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Sydney – Singapore Rotation.

Airbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, operated the QF81/QF82 Sydney – Singapore rotation today in place of the usual A330-300. This service will see A380 operation over the next three weeks. This was the first QANTAS A380 service to Singapore since April 2013.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF7 Houston Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth diverted to Houston this afternoon due to weather at Dallas-Fort Worth. Passengers were kept on board for around three hours then disembarked and continued to Dallas-Fort Worth by road. The aircraft was able to continue Houston – Dallas-Fort Worth shortly after midnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Melbourne Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, arrived into Melbourne this evening as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai (depart London Heathrow 16th February), however it was unable to operate the return QF9 due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Positioning Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6006 early this afternoon after arriving as QF94 from Los Angeles this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF9 Dubai World Central Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 9th February) diverted via Dubai World Central this morning due to long hold times at Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF2 Dubai World Central Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 9th February) diverted via Dubai World Central this morning due to long hold times at Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF2 Perth Medical Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, operating the Dubai – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London January 5th) diverted via Perth in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Melbourne Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-841 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, arrived into Melbourne this evening as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai (depart London Heathrow 21st January), however the return QF9 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF2 Muscat Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF2 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 14th January) diverted via Muscat this morning due to long hold times at Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Los Angeles Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles this morning then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as QF12D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Los Angeles Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-841 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, operated today’s QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles sector this morning then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as QF12D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Returns from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, departed Dallas-Fort Worth this evening operating today’s scheduled QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ QF2 Melbourne Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN062, QANTAS VH-OQJ operating the Dubai – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London 30th December) diverted via Melbourne for fuel early this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Sydney Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, preparing to operate QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth encountered a technical issue this morning causing the flight to be delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF94 Sydney Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 26th December) diverted via Sydney for fuel this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF2 Dubai Delay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 25th December), however the onward service to Sydney was delayed until this afternoon when it operated as QF2D. This appears to have been due to crew rest requirements following the weather diversions into Dubai yesterday.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from Dubai.

Following its diversions yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, departed Dubai in the early hours of this morning operating today’s QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector. Yesterday’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai sector was cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK QF2 Dubai World Central Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney diverted via Dubai World Central this morning due to weather at Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ QF9 Bahrain Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN062, QANTAS VH-OQJ, operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow diverted via Bahrain this morning due to weather at Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF1 Al Ain Diversion.

Airbus A380-841 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 23rd December) diverted to Al Ain in the early hours of this morning due to weather at Dubai. Crew timed out at Al Ain and the aircraft remained on the ground until mid afternoon when it continued Al Ain – Dubai. The onward sector to London Heathrow was cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Dubai Turnaround.

Airbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 26th November), however instead of operating the onward sector to Sydney the aircraft turned around to operate today’s QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Dubai Turnaround.

Airbus A380-861 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, arrived into Dubai this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 26th November), however instead of operating the onward sector to London Heathrow the aircraft turned around to operate today’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF94 Brisbane Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 8th November) diverted to Brisbane this morning in a planned operation. The aircraft positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as QF6005 early this afternoon then operated today’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles as QF93D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 6th November) diverted via Brisbane for fuel this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 4th November) diverted via Brisbane for fuel this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Dubai Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, arrived into Dubai this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 1st November), then turned around to operate today’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Dubai Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 1st November), then turned around to operate today’s QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Overnight Melbourne Stay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, arrived into Melbourne this evening as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai (depart London Heathrow 30th October), however there is no QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow scheduled for tonight and so the aircraft will overnight at Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Overnight London Heathrow Stay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF2 from Sydney and Dubai (depart Sydney 30th October), however there is no QF9 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne scheduled today and so the aircraft will overnight in London.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Returns from Dubai.

Following its technical return to Dubai yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN042, QANTAS VH-OQJ, departed Dubai this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ QF2 Dubai Technical Return.

Airbus A380-842 MSN062, QANTAS VH-OQJ, operating the Dubai – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 5th September) stopped the climb at 10,000ft this morning due to a pressurisation issue, entered a hold to work checklists and burn fuel then returned to Dubai for a safe landing.

QANTAS Sydney – London Heathrow Service to Return to Singapore Stopover.

QANTAS today announced that the QF1/QF2 Sydney – London Heathrow service will amend its stopover from Dubai to Singapore from 25th March 2018. The Sydney – Singapore sectors will replace the current QF5/QF6 Sydney – Singapore A330 service. QANTAS will retain codeshares on Emirates services between Australian ports and Dubai and beyond Dubai across the Emirates network to Europe but there will no longer be any QANTAS operated services to Dubai.

QANTAS Announce A380 Reconfiguration.

QANTAS today announced an upgrade programme for the A380 fleet which will see the aircraft reconfigured from the current 14F/64J/35W/371Y to 14F/70J/60W/341Y. First Class will be refurbished and will remain at the front of the lower deck. Business Class will switch from the current Skybed Mk2 to the Business Class Suites featured on the A330 and B787 fleets. Premium Economy will be upgraded to the product to be introduced on the B787 and Economy will be updated with new seat cushions and upgraded IFE. The expanded Premium Economy cabin will see removal of the Upper Deck Economy Class sections, and the front of the Upper Deck will see a larger lounge area for First/Business Class passengers. The programme will commence in the second quarter of 2019.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Dubai Flight Number Switch.

Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, arrived into Dubai early this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 22nd August), however due to the delay to the previous day’s QF9 service, the onward sector to London Heathrow operated using callsign QF9D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Continues from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG departed Dubai in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow sector. The aircraft immediately turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Operates Delayed QF93.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF departed Melbourne in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles as QF93D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Melbourne Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 20th August), however the return QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles has been delayed until the early hours of tomorrow morning due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Dubai Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, arrived into Dubai this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 21st August), however the onward service to London Heathrow was initially delayed and then returned to the stand due to a technical issue.  The flight has been delayed until the early hours of this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns to Service.

Following its technical return to Sydney yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, returned to service this afternoon operating today’s scheduled QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF7 Sydney Technical Return.

Airbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas Fort Worth was in the climb at 5,000 ft this afternoon when it turned to the south due to a technical issue with the flaps and entered a hold at 8,000 ft to dump fuel before returning to Sydney for a safe landing.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF7 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas Fort Worth was in the climb at 5,000 ft this afternoon when it turned to the south due to a technical issue with the flaps and entered a hold at 8,000 ft to dump fuel before returning to Sydney for a safe landing.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issues it encountered at Dubai yesterday and on 24th July, A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC departed Dubai late this morning operating the delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector of 24th July as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Second Dubai Technical Issue.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQC was scheduled to depart Dubai late this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector as QF2D. However following a three hour delay at the gate the aircraft returned to the stand due to a further technical issue. Passengers have been accommodated overnight for a second night.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Dubai Turnaround.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 23rd July), however instead of operating the onward sector to Sydney, following the earlier A380 technical issue at Dubai it instead turned around to operate today’s delayed QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow sector. Today’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF9 Dubai Technical Issue.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, arrived into Dubai this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 23rd July), however it was unable to operate the onward sector to London Heathrow due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF7 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth was approximately three hours into the flight this afternoon when it turned back to Sydney for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF2 Dubai Delay.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 19th July), however the onward sector to Sydney was delayed for five hours due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF93 Sydney Technical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operating QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles was at 29,000 ft off the coast of Sydney when crew entered a hold to dump fuel due to a technical issue and diverted to Sydney for a safe landing. The aircraft was able to continue after just over two hours on the ground at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF9 Dubai World Central Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 18th June) diverted via Dubai World Central this morning due to weather at Dubai. The complete route was therefore Melbourne – Dubai World Central – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ QF2 Melbourne Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operating the Dubai – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 13th June) diverted via Melbourne this morning due to long weather based hold times at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 10th June) operated to Brisbane this morning. All passengers were disembarked at Brisbane and the aircraft then positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6001.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6004 this morning after arriving as QF94D from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Los Angeles Flight Switch.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles this morning then returned to Australia operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne, using callsign QF94D owing to being in the air at the same time as yesterday’s delayed QF94. QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was cancelled today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Los Angeles Flight Switch.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles this morning, then following the technical return of yesterday’s QF94 to Los Angeles, it turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF94 Los Angeles Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 19th May) was around two and a half hours into the flight in the early hours of this morning when it turned back to Los Angeles due to an issue with the #4 engine.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF1 Muscat Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 12th May) diverted via Muscat in the early hours of this morning. The complete routing was therefore Sydney – Muscat – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6003 early this morning after arriving in the early hours as the delayed QF94D from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated today’s QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered in the early hours of yesterday morning, QANTAS A380 VH-OQC departed Dubai early this afternoon operating this morning’s delayed QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Returns from Los Angeles.

Following its return to the gate last night whilst preparing to operate QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne, QANTAS A380 VH-OQL returned to service late tonight operating QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Dubai in the early hours of this morning as QF1 from Sydney (depart Sydney 7th May), however the onward service to London Heathrow was cancelled due to a technical issue. This means today’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai sector is also cancelled.

QANTAS Announce Melbourne – Perth – London Heathrow Schedule.

QANTAS today officially announced the schedule for its Melbourne – Perth – London Heathrow Boeing 787-9 service to commence on 24th March 2018. The service will take over the QF9/QF10 flight numbers from the withdrawn Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow A380 service. Schedules for the new service are as follows:

QF9 Melbourne 1520 – 1720 Perth 1850 – London Heathrow 0510+1

QF10 London Heathrow 1330 – 1315+1 Perth 1445+1 – Melbourne 2110+1.

QANTAS Announce End of Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow Service.

QANTAS today announced that it will cease operation of the QF9/QF10 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow A380 service with the final departure from Melbourne will operate on 23rd March 2018 with the final departure from London operating on 24th March 2018. No firm plans have been revealed for the freed A380 frames.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Operates Delayed QF9.

Following the technical issue it encountered last night, QANTAS A380 VH-OQK departed Melbourne this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK arrived into Melbourne this evening as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai, however the return QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow was delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF94 Sydney Diversion and Lightning Strike.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 7th April) diverted via Sydney for fuel this morning due to long hold times at Melbourne. The aircraft then encountered a lightning strike on the Sydney – Melbourne sector causing a 24 hour delay to today’s QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Operates Delayed QF1.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operated yesterday’s delayed QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow this morning as QF1D. The aircraft arrived into London Heathrow late at night and turned around immediately to operate today’s scheduled QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Continues from Muscat.

Following its diversion yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQA departed Muscat this afternoon continuing the delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai sector of 24th March, routing Muscat – Dubai as QF9D. The aircraft then operated this morning’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF9 Muscat Diversion and Bird Strike.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 24th March) diverted to Muscat this morning due to long weather based hold times at Dubai. However the aircract sustained bird strike damage on approach to Muscat and will therefore nightstop. The onward sector to London Heathrow was cancelled along with today’s QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF9 Muscat Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 17th March) diverted via Muscat early this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Rapid Heathrow Turnaround.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, arrived into London Heathrow early this afternoon as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai and immediately turned around to operate QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Operates Delayed QF2.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL arrived into London Heathrow as QF9D, yesterday’s delayed QF9 arrival from Melbourne and Dubai, then turned around immediately to operate last night’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Operates Delayed QF2.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK arrived into London Heathrow as QF9D, yesterday’s delayed QF9 arrival from Melbourne and Dubai, then turned around immediately to operate last night’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Returns from Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG, which arrived into Dubai late last night as the delayed QF9 from Melbourne of 6th February, departed this morning operating today’s scheduled QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positions for Delayed QF9.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6001 this morning in order to operate yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow. However this service will terminate at Dubai with today’s QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow and QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai sectors are cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF10 Singapore Technical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne (depart London Heathrow 5th February) diverted to Singapore late this afternoon due to a technical issue with the #1 engine. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 29th December, QANTAS A380 VH-OQF departed Dubai late this afternoon operating the delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector of 30th December as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF9 Dubai World Central Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 30th December) diverted to Dubai World Central this morning due to fog at Dubai. The aircraft was unable to continue Dubai World Central – Dubai – London Heathrow until this afternoon but was able to turn around immediately to operated QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF2 Dubai Delay.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, was delayed for four hours at Dubai this morning whilst operating QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London 29th December), the aircraft then operated forward to Sydney as QF2D which was yesterday’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF1 Muscat Fog Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 29th December) diverted via Muscat in the early hours of this morning due to fog at Dubai. The complete routing was Sydney – Muscat – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF9 Al Ain Fog Diversion.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 28th December) diverted via Al Ain this morning due to fog at Dubai. The complete routing was Melbourne – Al Ain – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Dubai Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 28th December), however it was unable to operate the onward service to Sydney due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF9 Dubai World Central Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow diverted via Dubai World Central this morning due to fog at Dubai. The complete routing was Melbourne – Dubai World Central – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Continues from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, departed Dubai in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Dubai Technical Issue.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, arrived into Dubai early this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 22nd December), however the onward sector to Sydney has been delayed until after midnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF1 Larnaca Medical Diversion.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, operating the Dubai – London Heathrow sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 14th December) was to the north of Istanbul this morning when it turned due south and diverted via Larnaca due to a medical emergency on board. The complete routing was therefore Sydney – Dubai – Larnaca – London Heathrow. This was the first visit of a QANTAS A380 to Larnaca.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Irregular Heathrow Turnaround.

Following its arrival into London Heathrow as the delayed QF9 of 3rd December, AIrbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, turned around to operate today’s scheduled QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF2 Dubai Turnaround.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, arrived into Dubai in the early hours of this morning as QF2 from Sydney (depart Sydney 4th December), however the onward sector to London Heathrow was cancelled and the aircraft instead turned around to operate this morning’s QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector. Yesterday’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai sector was cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Operates Delayed QF9.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, operated last night’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow early this evening as QF9D. The aircraft appears to have encountered a technical issue last night.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF9 Muscat Diversion.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 2nd December) diverted via Muscat this morning due to fog at Dubai. The complete routing was Melbourne – Muscat – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF2 Al Ain Fog Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 2nd December) diverted via Al Ain this morning due to fog at Dubai. The complete routing was therefore London Heathrow – Al Ain – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Returns from Manila Maintenance.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH,, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 12th October, positioned Manila – Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6010. The aircraft no longer carries its Go Wallabies decals.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 24th November, AIrbus A380-842 MSN062, QANTAS VH-OQJ, departed Los Angeles in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney of 24th November as QF12D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 4th November) diverted via Brisbane for fuel this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 3rd November) diverted via Brisbane for fuel this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

Following its medical diversion via Honolulu yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 5th October) additional diverted via Brisbane this morning as crew did not have sufficient hours to reach Sydney. The full routing was Dallas-Fort Worth – Honolulu – Brisbane – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Returns to Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered in the early hours of yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, returned to service this morning operating today’s QF1 Dubai – London Heathrow sector with an eight hour delay.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF8 Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 5th October) diverted via Honolulu in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Dubai late last night as QF1 from Sydney, however instead of continuing to London Heathrow as normal the aircraft was turned around to operate today’s QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector. Yesterday’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai sector was cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF1 Dubai Turnaround

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE arrived into Dubai as QF1 from Sydney (depart Sydney 4th October) in the early hours of this morning, however the onward service to London Heathrow as cancelled due to a technical issue involving the aircraft on today’s QF10 Dubai – Melbourne departure. VH-OQE was therefore turned around to operate today’s QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector. As a result today’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai sector was also cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into Dubai as QF10 from London Heathrow late last night, however it was unable to operate the onward sector to Melbourne due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, departed Dubai early this morning operating the delayed QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector. Yesterday’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai had been cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Dubai Cancellation.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL arrived into Dubai in the early hours of this morning as QF1 from Sydney, however the onward service to London Heathrow was cancelled, which appears to be due to a technical issue. As a result QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai was also cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA arrived into Dubai as QF10 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 29th August) this morning, then turned around to operate this morning’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF1.

Following its technical return to Sydney yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, departed Sydney this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF1D Sydney – Dubai. The onward sector to London Heathrow is cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF1 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow was at 31,000 ft to the north west of Parkes when it initiated a rapid descent to 10,000 ft then returned to Sydney for a safe landing. The rapid descent would seem to indicate a pressurisation issue although the airline has cited a cabin temperature regulation issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Positioning Flight.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, positioned Melbourne – Sydney early this morning as QF6001.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 29th July), however today’s QF93/QF94 Melbourne – Los Angeles rotation was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Continues from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, departed Dubai in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF2 Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 26th July), however passengers on the onward service to Sydney were de-boarded and the flight delayed due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Dubai this morning as QF9 from Melbourne, however instead of operating the onward service to London Heathrow the aircraft turned around to operate today’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ arrived into Dubai this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 18th July), however instead of operating the onward service to London Heathrow the aircraft turned around to operate today’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 23rd May, Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, departed Dubai this morning operating the delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector of 23rd May as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA arrived into Dubai as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 22nd May) this morning, then due to a technical issue encountered by a second A380 at Dubai it turned around to operate the Dubai – London Heathrow sector of the QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow service of 22nd May. Today’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector has been delayed by 48 hours.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Dubai Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, arrived into Dubai early this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 22nd May), however it was unable to operate the onward sector to London Heathrow due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF8 Nadi Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 22nd April) diverted via Nadi early this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF9 Muscat Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 7th April) diverted via Muscat this morning due to a medical emergency on board. The full route was Melbourne – Muscat – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6009 late tonight in order to operate the delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Operates Delayed QF2.

Following its delayed arrival into London Heathrow as QF9 late last night, AIrbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, operated last night’s QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney early this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Waits at Heathrow for Sydney Charter.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai, and would normally have operated QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne this afternoon. However  today’s QF10 depature was cancelled and VH-OQI instead operated a London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney charter this evening as QF6052.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Takes Over QF9.

Following the earlier diversion of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow to Sydney, the flight was taken forward Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow by AIrbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL,.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ QF9 Sydney Technical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as tracking northwest between Warburton and Newman when crew turned around and diverted to Sydney for a safe landing due to an engine issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Quick Los Angeles Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles this morning, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne this afternoon as QF94D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK QF2 Perth Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operating the Dubai – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 26th March) diverted via Perth in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF94 Sydney Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 11th March) diverted via Sydney this morning due to weather at Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, returned to service this evening operating QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Heathrow Flight Switch.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ arrived into London Heathrow late this morning as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai, then turned around immediately in order to operate QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Operates Short QF1.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF arrived into Dubai in the early hours of this morning as QF1 from Sydney, then turned around to operate the Dubai – Melbourne sector of yesterday’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne. Today’s QF1 Dubai – London Heathrow sector was cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE London Heathrow Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai, however it was unable to operate its scheduled departure as QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne due to a technical issue. The London Heathrow – Dubai sector was cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Takes Over QF94.

Following the earlier diversion of QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne to Sydney, the service was subsequently taken forward Sydney – Melbourne by Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF,.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 3rd February, AIrbus A380-842 MSN062, QANTAS VH-OQJ, departed London Heathrow this evening operating today’s scheduled QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA operating QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 4th February) terminated at Dubai this morning. The aircraft then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ London Heathrow Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ arrived into London Heathrow this afternoon as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai (depart Melbourne 2nd February), however its scheduled departure this evening as QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney was cancelled due to a technical issue. The Dubai – Sydney sector will operate with a 24 hour delay.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF93 Sydney Medical Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles was into its Pacific crossing this morning when it turned back to divert via Sydney due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL arrived into Dubai late this morning as the delayed QF9 from Melbourne (QF9 of 23rd January which departed this morning), then turned around to operate today’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 23rd January), then turned around to operate the delayed QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL London Heathrow Flight Switch.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL arrived into London Heathrow this afternoon with a three hour delay as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai, then turned around to operate the delayed QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne. This used callsign QF10D from Dubai to Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF12 Brisbane Diversion and Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 15th January) diverted to Brisbane for fuel this morning having met stronger than expected headwinds over the Pacific. The aircraft then encountered a technical issue meaning crew timed out before they could depart for Sydney. Passengers were transferred to an additional A330-200 Brisbane – Syney sector. A new crew flew VH-OQF Brisbane – Sydney empty during the afternoon.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF2 Kuwait Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 27th December) diverted via Kuwait this morning due to a medical emergency on board. The complete routing was therefore London Heathrow – Kuwait – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Long London Layover.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA arrived into London Heathrow as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai (depart Sydney 18th November) this morning, however due to the cancellation of today’s QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow and QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai sectors, the aircraft remained at London Heathrow until this evening when it operated QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Operates Delayed QF9.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, departed Melbourne this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D. However the flight will terminate at Dubai in order to pick up the southbound schedule of today’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne, which will operate as  a Dubai – Melbourne service only.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF8 Honolulu Medical Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 13th November) diverted via Honolulu this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6004 this afternoon after arriving as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 3rd November). The aircraft then operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Melbourne Overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into Melbourne as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai (depart London Heathrow 3rd November) this evening. However there is no QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow scheduled tonight so the aircraft will overnight at Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF93 Melbourne Delay.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 22nd October), however its scheduled return to Los Angeles was delayed until this evening when it operated as QF93D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Rapid Heathrow Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK arrived into London Heathrow as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai (depart Melbourne 20th October) this afternoon. However, due to the late running of yesterday’s QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow, there was no aircraft available at London Heathrow to operate QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne, therefore VH-OQK was rapidly turned around to operate this service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Operates Delayed QF1.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operated yesterday’s delayed QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow early this morning. On arrival at London Heathrow late this evening the aircraft rapidly turned around to operate QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF10 Adelaide Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne (depart London Heathrow 9th October) diverted via Adelaide this evening due to weather at Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF2 Muscat Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 4th September) diverted via Muscat this morning due to weather at Dubai. The complete routing was therefore London Heathrow – Muscat – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF9 Muscat Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 26th September) diverted via Muscat this morning due to long hold times at Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Operates Delayed Los Angeles Services.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, departed Melbourne this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles as QF93D. The aircraft then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as a day flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 13th September), however it was unable to operate QF93 back to Los Angeles as scheduled due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 12th August, positioned Manila – Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6017 and returned to service operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 5th September) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to weather at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Positions from Perth.

Following its technical diversion early yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, positioned Perth – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6002.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF2 Perth Technical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating the Dubai – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 29th August and using callsign QF2D) diverted to Perth in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue. The flight attempted to continue Perth – Sydney during the afternoon after a delay of around 13 hours but had to return to the gate.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates QF2 as QF2D.

Due to the overnight delay of yesterday’s QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, operated tonight’s scheduled QF2 service using callsign QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF2.

Following it’s overnight delay at Melbourne on 27th August, AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, arrived into London Heathrow as QF9D from Melbourne  and Dubai this morning, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney using QF2 as its callsign.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF9.

Following the technical issue it encountered last night, AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, departed Melbourne this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into Melbourne this evening as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai, however its scheduled departure as QF9 to Dubai and London Heathrow has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Has Wallabies Decals Added.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH, which arrived into Sydney as QF2 from London Heathrow and Dubai on the morning of 25th August, returned to service as QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth this afternoon having had Wallabies rugby decals added.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Operates QF18.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operated QF18 Los Angeles – Sydney late tonight. No QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was scheduled today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF8 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 22nd July) diverted via Noumea for fuel this morning due to potential long weather related hold times at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Operates QF18.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operated QF18 Los Angeles – Sydney in place of the usual Boeing 747-400/400ER tonight. No QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was scheduled today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 9th July) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to weather at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Operates Delayed QF9.

Following its overnight delay, AIrbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, departed Melbourne this afternoon operating last night’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D. The suspected toxic substance which had leaked in the cargo hold was determined to have been non-toxic. As a result tonight’s QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF9 Substance Delay.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH preparing to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow has been delayed overnight after a suspected toxic substance leak in the cargo hold.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Returns to Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, returned to service this afternoon operating QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Rapid London Heathrow Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL arrived into London Heathrow as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai this morning, then, following the A380 technical issue last night, the aircraft turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG London Heathrow Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into London Heathrow as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai this afternoon, however its scheduled return to Australia as QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today, then immediately turned around and positioned Los Angeles – Sydney as QF6006. As a result QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Sydney Engine Change.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Sydney as QF12 from Los Angeles this morning, then underwent an engine change before departing late tonight as the delayed QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF94 Sydney Diversion, Delayed QF93 and Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 21st June) diverted via Sydney this morning. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles as QF93D. On arrival at Los Angeles there were three A380s present but only two departures scheduled for this evening so the aircraft positioned Los Angeles – Sydney as QF6002.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns to Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, departed Melbourne this morning operating today’s scheduled QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 20th June), however its departure back to Los Angeles as QF93 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns to Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF, which was damaged whilst under maintenance at Sydney on April 14th/15th, returned to service this afternoon operating QF17 Sydney – Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Sydney Test Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF, which was damaged whilst under maintenance at Sydney on April 14th/15th, undertook a Sydney – Sydney test flight this afternoon as QF6001.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF7.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated yesterday’s delayed QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth this morning as QF7D. The aircraft turned around immediately at Dallas-Fort Worth to operate yesterday’s delayed QF8 return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, departed Los Angeles late tonight operating today’s scheduled QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today, however the return QF12 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue. This will cause the QF7/QF8 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth rotation of 6th June to be delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF93 Sydney Technical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operating QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles diverted via Sydney this morning due to pressurisation problems. The aircraft continued after around seven hours on the ground at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK QF10 Singapore Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne (depart London Heathrow 27th May) diverted via Singapore this afternoon due to a medical issue on board.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 2oth April) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to weather at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Damaged at Sydney Jet Base.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF entered the Sydney maintenance facility yesterday after arriving as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth. At some point yesterday or this morning the aircraft sustained damage to the horizontal stabiliser and is now out of service pending repair.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, returned to service tonight operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Quick Los Angeles Turnaround.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne as QF94D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today, however its scheduled return to Australia as QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 4th April) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to weather at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Delayed QF7.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated today’s delayed QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth late tonight after arriving as QF12D (the delayed QF12 of 31st March) from Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, departed Los Angeles late tonight operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Quick Los Angeles Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today, then, following the A380 technical issue at Los Angeles yesterday the aircraft then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as QF12D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today, however it was unable to operate the return QF12 as scheduled due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 28th March, AIrbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, returned to service this evening operating QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Quick Heathrow Turnaround.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF2 from Sydney and Dubai (depart Sydney 30th March), however due to the A380 technical issue at London Heathrow on 28th March the aircraft turned around immediately to operate last night’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney rather than operating QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne as scheduled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Quick Heathrow Turnaround.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, arrived into London Heathrow this afternoon as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai (depart Melbourne 29th March), however due to the A380 technical issue at London Heathrow on 28th March the aircraft turned around immediately to operate QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne rather than operating QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney as scheduled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6002 this evening in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Quick London Heathrow Turnaround.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN062, QANTAS VH-OQJ, arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF2 from Sydney and Dubai (depart Sydney 29th March), however due to the A380 technical issue at London Heathrow on 28th March the aircraft turned around immediately to operate last night’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney rather than operating QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne as scheduled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Quick London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL arrived into London Heathrow early this morning as QF2 from Sydney and Dubai (depart Sydney 28th March), however due to the A380 technical issue at London Heathrow yesterday, the aircraft turned around immediately to operate last night’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney rather than operating QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne this afternoon as scheduled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Quick Heathrow Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA arrived into London Heathrow this afternoon as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai (depart Melbourne 28th March), however due to the A380 technical issue at London Heathrow yesterday the aircraft turned around immediately to operate QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne rather than operating QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney as scheduled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Quick Heathrow Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF arrived into London Heathrow this afternoon as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai (depart Melbourne 27th March), however due to the earlier A380 technical issue at London Heathrow the aircraft turned around immediately to operate QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne rather than operating QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney as scheduled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG London Heathrow Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into London Heathrow as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai (depart Sydney 27th March) this morning, however it was unable to operate QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne as scheduled due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC, which has been under repair at Sydney since 25th February after being struck by a ramp vehicle, returned to service today operating QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

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

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Enters Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC entered the Sydney maintenance facility this morning after arriving as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth. We understand this is for an unscheduled repair after the aircraft was struck by a ramp truck.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Operates Delayed QF7.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operated yesterday’s delayed QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth this morning after arriving as QF12 from Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Sydney Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI was scheduled to operate QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today, however the flight has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF11 Ontario Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operating QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles diverted via Ontario, CA due to low cloud at Los Angeles. This was the first visit of any A380 to Ontario.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Returns from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Following the engine issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, departed Dallas-Fort Worth this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney as QF8D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF11 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles was around an hour into the flight when the aircraft turned back to Sydney due to a technical issue. The same aircraft was able to operate the flight after around two hours on the ground ay Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF8 Los Angeles Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney diverted via Los Angeles late tonight to collect passengers displaced from QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney due to this flight being operated by a Boeing 747-400 rather than an A380.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF, which has been undergoing unscheduled maintenance at Sydney since arriving as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth on 30th December 2014, returned to service this afternoon operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Returns from Perth.

Following its technical diversion early yesterday morning, AIrbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, positioned Perth – Sydney as QF6002 this morning then returned to service as QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF7 Sydney Toilets Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating the delayed QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth returned to Sydney around four hours after take off this evening due to a lack of working toilets. The flight has been delayed overnight and passengers accommodated. This means the airline now have two A380s out of service at one of the peak periods for inbound traffic to Australia.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF2 Perth Technical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG 0perating the Dubai – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London 6th December) diverted to Perth in the early hours of this having descended to 9,o00 ft over the Indian Ocean due to an air conditioning and pressurisation issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Positions for Los Angeles Charter.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6004 this afternoon in order to operate a Sydney – Los Angeles charter as QF6054. This operated in place of QF11 which was not scheduled today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF8 Los Angeles Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 19th November) diverted to Los Angeles in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency on board. Passengers have been accommodated and the aircraft departed Los Angeles in the evening operating as QF8D to Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Short QF9.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated QF9 as a Melbourne – Dubai service tonight with no onward flight to London Heathrow. The aircraft will return from Dubai as QF110 Dubai – Melbourne early on 21st November.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Operates Short QF9.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated QF9 as a Melbourne – Dubai service tonight with no onward flight to London Heathrow. The aircraft will return from Dubai as QF110 Dubai – Melbourne early on 16th November.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Operates Short QF9.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operated QF9 as Melbourne – Dubai tonight with no onward service to London Heathrow. The aircraft will then return to Melbourne as QF110 early on 13th November.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Operates Short QF9.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operated QF9 as a Melbourne – Dubai flight tonight with no onward service to London Heathrow. As a result the aircraft will operate Dubai – Melbourne in the early hours of 15th October as QF110.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Operates Short QF9.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operated QF9 as a Melbourne – Dubai flight tonight with no onward service to London Heathrow. As a result the aircraft will operate Dubai – Melbourne in the early hours of 15th October as QF110.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF8 Los Angeles Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney diverted via Los Angeles late tonight in order to collect additional passengers who were unable to travel on QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney due to it being downgauged from A380 to B747-400 operation.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Departs Again for Dallas-Fort Worth.

Following its technical return to Sydney last night, AIrbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, departed Sydney again this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth as QF7D. The aircraft operated around 40 minutes after today’s scheduled QF7 service. The aircraft then returned operating today’s scheduled QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF7 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth was to the east of Fiji when the aircraft turned back to Sydney due to a fuel pump issue. Dispensation was granted for an arrival at Sydney just past the 11pm curfew.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF9 Perth Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 3rd October) was crossing the coast close to Karratha early this morning when it diverted via Perth due to a medical emergency on board.

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

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

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QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG positioned Melbourne – Sydney this morning as QF6006. The aircraft arrived into Melbourne last night as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6005 this evening in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai. This service will not continue to London Heathrow today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6016 this morning after arriving as QF94 from Los Angeles, in order to operate QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns to Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC, which has been under maintenance at Manila since June 29th, returned to service this evening operating QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ QF1 Singapore Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow diverted via Singapore this evening due to a medical emergency on board. The complete routing was therefore Sydney – Singapore – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI departed London Heathrow this evening operating today’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Quick Heathrow Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai, then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne as QF10D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF12 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 6th July) diverted via Brisbane for fuel this morning due to turbulence causing higher than expected fuel burn en route.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns to Service.

Following the water incident and return to Los Angeles on 2nd July, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL positioned Sydney – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6004 in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Delayed QF94.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne this evening following its diversion back to Los Angeles early this morning. As a result tonight’s QF94 has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF94 Los Angeles Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 1st July) turned back t0 Los Angeles after around an hour in the air early this morning due to a water leak on board. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF10 Dubai Medical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne (depart London 30th June) returned to Dubai this morning due to a medical emergency on board. We have received reports that the aircraft returned to Dubai twice due to two separate incidents but have only been able to confirm one of these.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Returns from Manila Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB,, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 4th May, positioned Manila – Hong Kong this morning as QF6015. The aircraft then returned to service this evening operating QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF12 Honolulu Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles) 27th June, diverted via Honolulu in the early hours of this morning. The diversion appears to have been medical.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates Delayed QF1.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD arrived into Sydney as QF2 from London Heathrow and Dubai this morning, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF1D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Sydney Test Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA, which spent yesterday at the Sydney Jet Base, undertook a Sydney – Sydney test flight this morning as QF6007, then returned to service at QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Short QF1.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated a shortened QF1 service today routing Sydney – Dubai with no onward service to London Heathrow. The aircraft will operate Dubai – Melbourne tomorrow as QF110.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Operates Short QF1.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated a shortened QF1 routing Sydney – Dubai this afternoon with no onward service to London Heathrow. The aircraft will then operate Dubai – Melbourne tomorrow as QF110.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Operates Short QF1.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operated a shortened QF1 Sydney – Dubai today with no onward service to London Heathrow. The aircraft will then operate Dubai – Melbourne as QF110 tomorrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Delayed QF2.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai, then immediately turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney as QF2D. This delay will cause tomorrow’s QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles to be delayed by around 11 hours.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Operates Short QF1.

Following the A380 technical issue at London Heathrow this morning, QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated a short QF1 service today routing Sydney – Dubai with no onward service to London Heathrow. The aircraft will then operate Dubai – Melbourne tomorrow morning as QF110 to the timings of the usual London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI London Heathrow Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into London Heathrow as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai this morning, however a technical issue was immediately detected meaning the aircraft will not be able to depart London Heathrow this evening.

QANTAS Announces A380 for Dallas-Fort Worth Route.

QANTAS today announced that A380s will replace Boeing 747-400ERs on the Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth route from 29th September 2014. The use of the A380 will also mean First Class will be offered on the route for the first time and that the return QF8 will operate Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney direct rather than via Brisbane as at present. Schedules have yet to be released, however services will be reduced from daily to 6 x weekly.

QANTAS Announce Revised A380 London Schedule.

QANTAS today announced its revised schedule on London Heathrow services which will reduce the number of aircraft required for London services from six to five aircraft. The new schedule, from July 20th, retimes the Melbourne services and means aircraft will fly a six day W pattern originating in Sydney. The aircraft schedule will be follows:

QF1 Sydney 1550 – Dubai 0035+1
QF1 Dubai 0215 – London Heathrow 0645

QF10 London Heathrow 1330 – Dubai 2325
QF10 Dubai 0115+1 – Melbourne 2055

QF9 Melbourne 2255 – Dubai 0705+1
QF9 Dubai 0905 – London Heathrow 1340

QF2 London Heathrow 2125 – Dubai 0720+1
QF2 Dubai 0920 – Sydney 0510+1.

One significant effect of the rescheduling is that the late Melbourne arrival of QF10 will eliminate all onward connections from Melbourne for that service, meaning all passengers wishing to connect to anywhere other than Sydney and Melbourne yet still fly on QANTAS aircraft will be forced to use the QF2 Sydney service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from Hong Kong.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 27th April, AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, departed Hong Kong this morning operating yesterday evening’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Continues from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 27th April, AIrbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, departed Dubai in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector of 27th April as QF10D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Hong Kong Switch.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong today, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney as QF128D. Today’s QF128 has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6001 late this morning in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF10 Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE arrived into Dubai as QF10 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 26th April) this morning, however the onward service to Melbourne has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns from Hong Kong.

Following the technical issues it encountered at Hong Kong on 17th and 18th April, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, departed Hong Kong this evening operating Hong Kong – Sydney as QF128D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Los Angeles.

Following its technical return to Los Angeles yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, departed Los Angeles this morning operating the delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne of 17th April as QF94D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Fails to Return from Hong Kong.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, preapred to depart Hong Kong this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney as QF128D, however the aircraft returned to the stand and the flight has been further delayed.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI positioned Sydney – Melbourne late this morning as QF6007 in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 16th April, AIrbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, departed London Heathrow early this afternoon operating the delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney of 16th April as QF2D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK QF94 Los Angeles Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 17th April) was almost five hours into the flight when the aircraft turned back to Los Angeles due to two fuel pumps failing. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL London Heathrow Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL arrived into London Heathrow as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai this morning, however its scheduled departure this evening as QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney has been delayed by 24 hours due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Returns from Dubai.

Following its technical return to Dubai on 28th March, AIrbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, positioned Dubai – Sydney this evening as QF6002.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF2 Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 27th March), however the onward flight to Sydney was cancelled. Instead, following the early QF9 A380 technical issue at Dubai, the aircraft turned around and operated the delayed QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 27th March) arrived into Dubai early this morning. However after departure on the onward flight to London Heathrow the aircraft was forced to return to Dubai due to an engine issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns from Dubai.

Following the shortened and delayed QF9D Melbourne – Dubai sector it operated yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, returned from Dubai this evening operating today’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Dubai Flight Swap.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into Dubai as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 17th March) this morning, then went forward operating today’s QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector. There was no QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai departing yesterday.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates Delayed and Shortened QF9.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, departed Melbourne early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D. The flight will only operate as far as Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 14th March), however it was unable to operate its next scheduled service as QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow due to a fuel pump issue. The flight has been delayed overnight and will now only operate as far as Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF2 Bahrain Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London 5th March) diverted via Bahrain this morning due to fog at Dubai

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF2 Bahrain Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London 5th March) diverted via Bahrain this morning due to fog at Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns to Service.

Following the ground incident at Los Angeles on February 27th and its subsequent positioning flight to Sydney, AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, returned to service this afternoon operating QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the damage it sustained on the ground at Los Angeles on 27th February, AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, positioned Los Angeles – Sydney this afternoon as QF6021.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE positioned Sydney – Los Angeles today as QF6020 in order to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as QF12D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Delayed QF94.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne as QF94D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Damaged in Los Angeles Ground Incident.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI was under tow from the maintenance facility to the terminal at Los Angeles this evening when its wingtip struck the wingtip of a company Boeing 747-400ER. As a result the aircraft  had to be removed from service and QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne was delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF2 Bahrain Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London 21st February) diverted via Bahrain this morning due to fog at Dubai. The complete routing was London Heathrow – Bahrain – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 5th January, QANTAS A380VH-OQE departed Los Angeles late this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as QF12D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Operates Delayed QF108.

Following yesterday’s A380 technical issue at Los Angeles, AIrbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operated yesterday’s delayed QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney this evening as QF108D. As a result tonight’s QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today, however it was unable to return as QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney as scheduled due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Operates Delayed QF2.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operated yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney this evening as QF2D. The flight was delayed due to high winds at London Heathrow yesterday.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF94 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 6th December) diverted via Brisbane this morning. Departure from Los Angeles was delayed by several hours and crew would have run out of duty hours before reaching Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 30th October, positioned Manila –Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning as QF6016 in order to operate this evening’s QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 24th September, positioned Manila – Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning as QF6016 then returned to service in the evening as QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Positioning Flight.

As there was no arriving QF94 in Melbourne today due to A380 VH-OQJ’s 24 hour delay at Los Angeles, sister VH-OQI positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6003 late this morning in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF10 Adelaide Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai –Melbourne (depart London Heathow 15th September) diverted via Adelaide this morning. The diversion appears to have been medical.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Overnight Los Angeles Delay.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ arrived into Los Angeles this morning as QF93 from Melbourne, however its scheduled return as QF94 this evening has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns to Service, Diverts to Manila.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating was operating its first service since returning from maintenance at Manila as QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney, diverted to Manila late tonight. After around 90 minutes on the ground the flight continued to Sydney making it appear to have been a medical diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Positions to Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong today, then positioned Hong Kong – Manila for maintenance as QF6011. However due to air traffic congestion around Manila the flight diverted via Clark.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Operates Delayed QF12.

Following the technical issue encountered by sister VH-OQG, QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operated yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney tonight as QF12D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today, however its next scheduled flight as QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF10 Adelaide Diversion.

QANTAS  A380 VH-OQF operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne (depart London 31st July) diverted via Adelaide this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns to Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney this evening. This is the aircraft’s first service in 14F/64J/35W/371Y configuration.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 12th June, positioned Manila – Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning as QF6016. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y. This is the final QANTAS A380 to undergo reconfiguration to this layout.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF12 Brisbane Diversion.

Following its medical diversion to Honolulu, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, operating QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 7th July) further diverted via Brisbane this morning. This appears to be due to crew having insufficient hours to reach Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Returns to Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, returned to service today operating QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Delayed QF9.

Following the technical issue encountered by sister VH-OQB yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN062, QANTAS VH-OQJ, operated yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow this morning as QF9D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Melbourne Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 29th June), however it was unable to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as scheduled due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ QF94 Auckland Diversion.

QANTAS  A380 VH-OQJ operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 11th June) diverted via Auckland for fuel this morning. This was due to Sydney being the designated alternative in case of any incidents at Melbourne and Sydney having long hold times due to fog.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF12 Nadi Diversion.

QANTAS  A380 VH-OQA operating QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 11th June) diverted via Nadi for fuel this morning due to expected long hold times because of fog at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Returns from Manila Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB,, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 4th May, positioned Manila – Sydney as QF6016 in the early hours of this morning. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y. The aircraft then re-entered service as QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Positioning Flight.

QANTAS  A380 VH-OQF positioned Sydney – Melbourne late this morning as QF6006 in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow. This was to cover for sister VH-OQJ’s non arrival as QF94 this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Departs Los Angeles Again.

Following its return to Los Angeles in the early hours of this morning, QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ departed Los Angeles again this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne as QF94D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ QF94 Los Angeles Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 23rd May) returned to Los Angeles early this morning around four and a half hours after take off. The diversion appears to have been technical.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS  A380 VH-OQI operating QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 11th May) terminated at Dubai this morning with the Dubai – London Heathrow sector cancelled due to a technical issue. Subsequently today’s QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai is cancelled and the aircraft will pick up the schedule operating the Dubai – Sydney sector on 13th May.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Positions to Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS  A380 VH-OQB operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong today then positioned Hong Kong – Manila late tonight as QF6011. QF127 was the aircraft’s final service in 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and the aircraft will now be reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 5th April, positioned Manila – Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning as QF6016. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF12 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating the delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney of 13th April, which departed on 14th April as QF12D, diverted to Brisbane early this evening. The aircraft then encountered a minor technical issue which meant it would have missed curfew at Sydney. Consequently the aircraft overnighted at Brisbane.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Delayed QF11.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated yesterday’s delayed QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles this morning as QF11D and will turn around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF1 Bahrain Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 6th April) diverted via Bahrain on the Sydney – Dubai leg this morning due to weather at Dubai. The full routing was therefore Sydney – Bahrain – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Positions to Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA positioned Sydney – Manila this evening as QF6011 where the aircraft will be reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371J. It’s last passenger service in 14F.72J/32W/332Y configuration was QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney on 2nd April.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Returns from Manila Reconfiguration.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 6th March, positioned Manila – Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6016 then re-entered service as QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY Sydney Harbour Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY operated a Sydney – Sydney flight over Sydney Harbour as EK8388 today in tandem with AIrbus A380-842 MSN062, QANTAS VH-OQJ, to publicise the new Emirates/QANTAS alliance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Operates Final QF10 via Singapore.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operated today’s final London Heathrow – Singapore – Melbourne QF10 service tonight before the flight switches to its new London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney route tomorrow. This was the final QANTAS departure from London Heathrow to Singapore.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Operates Final QF2 via Singapore.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operated today’s final London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney QF2 service tonight before the flight switches to its new London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney route tomorrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Operates Final QF1 via Singapore.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operated today’s final Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow QF1 service today before the flight switches to its new Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow route tomorrow. This flight was the last QANTAS departure Singapore – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Operates Final QF9 via Singapore.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operated today’s final Melbourne – Singapore – London Heathrow QF9 service today before the flight switches to its new Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow route tomorrow.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY Operates Short EK412.

Airbus A380-861 MSN106, Emirates A6-EDY operated EK412 Dubai – Sydney today instead of operating the usual Dubai – Sydney – Auckland routing. Tomorrow’s EK412/EK413 Sydney – Auckland rotation will not operate to enable the aircraft to take part in a flyover of Sydney Harbour in tandem with a QANTAS A380.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Ellen DeGeneres Logo.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operated QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney tonight wearing a logo and carrying guests for the Ellen DeGeneres Show to be filmed in Australia.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Sydney Technical Issue.

QANTAS  A380 VH-OQD arrived into Sydney this morning as QF108 from Los Angeles and was scheduled to operate the QF127/QF128 Sydney – Hong Kong rotation. However a technical issue with the aircraft has caused this flight to be delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 QF2 Singapore Aircraft Swap.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into Singapore this evening as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London 5th March), which was its final passenger flight in 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration. The Singapore – Sydney sector was then operated by sister VH-OQJ making its first passenger flight in 14F/64J/35W/371Y configuration.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Leaves Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 31th January, positioned Manila – Singapore in the early hours of this morning as QF6006. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 22nd December, positioned Manila – Hong Kong as QF6016 in the early hours of this morning and will return to service later as QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64W/35W/371Y.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Returns to Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 26th January, AIrbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, returned to service this morning operating QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates Delayed QF93.

With sister VH-OQE still out of service at Melbourne, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, operated yesterday’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today as QF93D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6007 this afternoon in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Singapore – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF10 from London Heathrow and Singapore (depart London 24th January), however its next scheduled flight as QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft. This will also cause a delay to QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD positioned Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6002 in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Singapore – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF10 Dubai Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operating the London Heathrow – Singapore sector of QF10 (depart London 4th January) diverted via Dubai this morning due to a medical emergency on board. The full routing will now be London Heathrow – Dubai – Singapore – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Returns from Singapore as QF36.

Having spent New Year’s Eve at Singapore due to the short working of QF9 on 30th December, AIrbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, operated Singapore – Melbourne this evening as QF36 to the timings of the usual QF10 sector.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE in Sydney Publicity Shoot.

Airbus A380-861 MSN017, Emirates A6-EDE, operated the truncated EK412 Dubai – Sydney (depart Dubai 5th September) arriving into Sydney this morning. The aircraft was then posed with AIrbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, for publicity photos prior to operating EK413 Sydney – Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Delivered.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK left Toulouse today on delivery today routing Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney as QF6026. The aircraft is in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and carries the name “John Duigan” on one side and “Reginal Duigan” on the other. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to 11 aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Returns from Frankfurt Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE, which has been under maintenance at Frankfurt since 26 October, positioned Frankfurt – London Heathrow as QF6024 today then re-entered service as QF10 London Heathrow – Singapore – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF31 Dubai Technical Diversion.

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQC operating the Singapore – London Heathrow sector of QF31 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 3 November) diverted to Dubai after shutting down the #4 engine  4 hours out of Singapore.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Domestic Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ flew in service as QF6161 Sydney – Melbourne today in order to clear passengers caught by weather based flight cancellations. This is normally a positioning flight on Thursdays. Other than occasions where fog or ash has caused A380s to put down in an Australian port prior to flying on to their scheduled destination this is the first use of an A380 on Domestic operations.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Returns from London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ, which has been out of service at London Heathrow since 4 September, returned to service this evening operating QF10 London Heathrow – Singapore – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ London Heathrow Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ arrived into London Heathrow today as QF31 from Sydney and Singapore, however its scheduled departure as QF10 London Heathrow – Singapore – Melbourne was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Returns from Los Angeles.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB,, which has been out of service in Los Angeles since 15th August, positioned Los Angeles – Melbourne tonight  as QF6003.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF10 Adelaide Fuel Diversion.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, operating the Singapore – Melbourne sector of QF10 London Heathrow – Singapore – Melbourne (depart London 15th May) diverted to Adelaide this morning due to low fuel.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Singapore Technical Issue.

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQB operating QF9 Melbourne – Singapore – London Heathrow arrived into Singapore on time but was unable to continue due to technical problems.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Delivered.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ departed Toulouse today on delivery to QANTAS as QF6024 routing Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney. The aircraft is in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “Bert Hinkler”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to ten aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Operates QF94.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operated QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne today. This was the first A380 operated QF94 since the November 4th 2010 grounding.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF32 Dubai Diversion.

QANTAS [rs-cut] A380 VH-OQD operating the London Heathrow – Singapore sector of QF32 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney diverted via Dubai this evening when problems with paperwork prevented the aircraft from overflying Iran. The aircraft will arrive late into Singapore tomorrow and will be forced to overnight as it will miss curfew in Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Delivered.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, was delivered Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney today as QF6028. The aircraft is in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “Reginald Ansett”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to nine aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns to Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today. This was the aircraft’s first flight since the November 4th 2011 A380 grounding.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Delivered.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI began its delivery flight today routing Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney as QF6024. The aircraft is in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “David Warren”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to eight aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Delivered.

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQG commenced its delivery flight today routing Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney as QF6028. The aircraft is in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “Charles Ulm”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to seven aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Positioning Flight.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, positioned Los Angeles – Sydney tonight as QF6022. This was the aircraft’s first flight since the November 4th grounding.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns to Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF re-entered service today operating QF31 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow. This was the first QANTAS A380 service since the November 4th grounding.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQF positioned Los Angeles – Sydney as QF6002 tonight. This is the first QANTAS A380 movement since the November 4th grounding.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF32 Singapore Technical Return. A380 Operations Suspended.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operating the Singapore – Sydney sector of QF32 London Heathrow Singapore – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 3rd November) suffered an uncontained engine failure to the number two engine shortly after take off from Singapore whilst in Indonesian airspace over the island of Batam. The aircraft returned to Singapore and landed some 2 hours after take off. There are reports of several large pieces of engine debris landing in built up areas of the Dutumas district.

The number 2 engine and leading edge of the left wing have sustained serious damage. The aircraft had returned from a C Check at Frankfurt on October 6th.

As a precaution and pending results of an investigation QANTAS has suspended all A380 operations.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB AFL Final Flyover.

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQB had Channel 7 decals applied to the underside and flew as QF6620 from Sydney – Sydney via a flyover of the AFL Grand Final in Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ First Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ made its first flight today wearing test registration F-WWAQ and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI First Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI made its first flight today wearing test registration F-WWAP and posirioned Finkenwerder – Toulouse.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF32 London Heathrow Return.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating QF32 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney turned back to Heathrow around 90 minutes into the flight and above Poland when strange noises were heard from the cargo hold. The aircraft dumped fuel over Prague before returning to London. No abnormalities were found in the hold but due to crew duty hours the flight could not depart again and will overnight at Heathrow before departing tomorrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positions to Finkenwerder.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, wearing test registration F-WWAD moved from Toulouse to Finkenwerder today for outfitting. The aircraft is currently in primer but with QANTAS tail markings.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Bursts Tyres on Sydney Landing.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC performing flight QF32 from London Heathrow and Singapore (depart London 30th March) burst two tyres of the left hand main wheel assembly on touch down at Sydney due to the brakes being locked on. The crew requested fire trucks to attend as sparks had been seen from the control tower as the aircraft rolled out.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, was delivered Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney today as QF6028. The aircraft was delivered in QANTAS New  Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “Charles Kingsford Smith”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to six aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Delivered.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, was delivered Toulouse – Singapore – Melbourne today as QF6022. Delivery to Melbourne was due to delays in Singapore meaning the aircraft missed the curfew deadline in Sydney. The aircraft was delivered in QANTAS New Roo Livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “Lawrence Hargrave”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to five aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Delivered.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD was delivered Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney today as QF6022. The aircraft was delivered in QANTAS New Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “Fergus McMaster”. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to four aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF12 Noumea Diversion.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, operating QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 9th August) diverted to Noumea this morning due to weather affecting Sydney and Brisbane. This was the first visit of an A380 to Noumea.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE First Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSY and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, was delivered Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney today as QF6022. The aircraft is in 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration, wears QANTAS New ‘Roo (2007) livery and is named Paul McGuinness. This brings the QANTAS A380 fleet up to three aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, commenced its delivery flight today routing Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney as QF6008. The aircraft was delivered in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration and is named “Hudson Fysh”. This is the second A380 for QANTAS.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD First Flight.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, made its first flight today as F-WWSR in green primer with QANTAS tail. This was the first “Wave 2” A380 built with a redesigned electrical harness.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Enters Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA entered service today operating QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles. This was the inaugural QANTAS A380 service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Delivered.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA was delivered Toulouse – Singapore – Sydney today as QF6008. The aircraft was delivered in New ‘Roo livery and 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration. The aircraft is named “Nancy-Bird Walton”.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB First Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSL and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.