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Monthly Archives: March 2012

JetStar A320 VH-VQF Positioning Flight.


JetStar Airbus A320 VH-VQF positioned Melborne – Christchurch late tonight as JQ7995.

JetStar A320 VH-VGH Positioning Flight.


JetStar Airbus A320 VH-VGH positioned Sydney – Coolangatta as JQ7984 this evening.

31/03/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.


The following flights did not operate today:

JQ472 Melbourne – Newcastle

JQ475 Newcastle – Melbourne

JQ626 Avalon – Sydney

JQ709 Melbourne – Hobart

JQ710 Hobart – Melbourne.

JetStar A320 VH-VQH Positioning Flight.


JetStar Airbus A320 VH-VQH positioned Melbourne – Darwin as JQ7982 late this evening.

Fiji Floods Causes JetStar A320 VH-VQD To Return To Sydney.


Flooding forced the closure of Nadi airport today causing JetStar A320 VH-VQD operating JQ119 Sydney – Nadi to turn back to Sydney. JQ120 Nadi – Sydney was therefore cancelled.

30/03/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.


The following flights did not operate today:

JQ120 Nadi – Sydney

JQ954 Sydney – Cairns

JQ957 Cairns – Sydney.

JetStar A320 VH-VGP Sunshine Coast Extra.


Following the cancellation of JQ795 yesterday Airbus A320 VH-VGP operated an Maroochydore – Melbourne service this morning as JQ7795.

28/03/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.


The following flights did not operate today:

JQ795 Maroochydore – Melbourne

JQ986 Sydney – Perth

JQ987 Perth – Sydney.

JetStar A321 VH-VWY Melbourne Test Flight.


Airbus A321 VH-VWY flew a brief Melbourne – Melbourne circuit this morning as JQ7991.

JetStar A320 VH-VQJ Returns from Seletar Maintenance.


Airbus A320 VH-VQJ positioned Seletar – Melbourne today as JQ7991 following maintenance. This aircraft is now in Y180 configuration with Pinnacle Ipad compatible seats.

JQ214 Cancellation Causes JetStar A320 VH-VGU Positioning Flight.


JQ214 Auckland – Melbourne did not operate today. As a result Airbus A320 VH-VGU positioned Auckland – Melbourne as JQ7992 this evening.

26/03/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.


JQ420 Sydney – Coolangatta and JQ429 Coolangatta – Sydney did not operate today.

QANTAS Teams With China Eastern To Form JetStar Hong Kong.


QANTAS and SkyTeam carrier China Eastern today announced a joint venture to be called JetStar Hong Kong to commence services from Hong Kong next year. The airline will initially commence services with three Airbus A320s and plan to expand to a fleet a eighteen aircraft by 2015. Each airline will invest US$99 million into the new carrier. As well as the existing JetStar Asia carrier based in Singapore there are plans to expand the JetStar Pacific operation from Vietnam in conjunction with Star Alliance carrier Vietnam Airlines and to set up new JetStar carriers in both Japan and Hong Kong.

JetStar A320 VH-VQC Positioning Flight.


JetStar Airbus A320 VH-VQC positioned Darwin – Brisbane this morning as JQ7982.

JQ957 Cancellation Causes A320 VH-VGP Positioning Flight.


JQ957 Cairns – Sydney did not operate today. As a result Airbus A320 VH-VGP positioned Cairns – Sydney this evening as JQ7983.

JetStar Airbus A320 VH-VGA Positioning Flight.


JetStar Airbus A320 VH-VGA positioned Melbourne – Sydney this afternoon as JQ7982.

22/03/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.


The following flights did not operate today:

JQ625 Sydney – Avalon

JQ626 Avalon – Sydney

JQ788 Sydney – Maroochydore

JQ793 Maroochydore – Melbourne.

JetStar Airbus A320 VH-VQT Positioning Flight.


JetStar Airbus A320 VH-VQT positioned Brisbane – Melbourne this afternoon as JQ7983.

Wellington Cloud Cancellations and Diversions.


Wellington Airport was closed due to low cloud this evening causing the following cancellations:

JQ266 Wellington – Auckland

JQ268 Wellington – Auckland.

JQ267 Auckland – Wellington operated by Airbus A320 VH-VQE returned to Auckland after two missed approaches at Wellington.

A320 VH-VGD Operates Hamilton Island Extras.


Following yesterday’s diversion of JQ842 Sydney – Hamilton Island to Brisbane Airbus A320 VH-VGD today operated Brisbane – Hamilton Island as JQ7842 and Hamilton Island – Sydney as JQ7843. The aircraft then positioned Sydney – Brisbane as JQ7982. 

JetStar A320 VH-VGZ Returns From Darwin.


Airbus A320 VH-VGZ, which has been out of service at Darwin since operating JQ81 from Brisbane on 12th March positioned Darwin – Melbourne today as JQ7991.

JetStar A320 VH-JQX JQ842 Brisbane Diversion.


Airbus A320 VH-JQX operating JQ842 Sydney – Hamilton Island diverted to Brisbane today due to weather. As a result JQ843 Hamilton Island – Sydney was cancelled and VH-JQX positioned Brisbane – Sydney as JQ7985.

JetStar A320 VH-VGT Positioning Flight.


Airbus A320 VH-VGT positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as JQ7983.

19/03/12 JetStar Flight Cancellations.


The following flights did not operate today:

JQ418 Sydney – Coolangatta

JQ423 Coolangatta – Sydney

JQ700 Hobart – Melbourne

JQ701 Melbourne – Hobart

JQ724 Hobart – Sydney

JQ725 Sydney – Hobart

JQ811 Brisbane – Sydney

JQ843 Hamilton Island – Sydney.