Final Three Jetstar B787-8s Deferred.

QANTAS today announced that the delivery of the final three of Jetstar’s 14 Boeing 787-8s have been deferred. No new delovery dates have been announced.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Sydney Technical Issue.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKD was scheduled to operate the JQ37/JQ38 Sydney – Denpasar rotation today, however the service has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKB Melbourne Test Flight.

Jetstar Boeing 787-8 VH-VKB, which has been under maintenance at Melbourne since 15th February, undertook a three hour Melbourne – Melbourne test flight this afternoon as JQ7998.

Virgin Atlantic Drops Sydney Service.

Virgin Atlantic today ann0unced that it will drop its VS200/VS201 London Heathrow – Hong Kong – Sydney service with effect from 3rd May 2014, with the last departure from Sydney on 5th May 2014. The flight will subsequently become a London Heathrow – Hong Kong rotation.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCF Returns from Stockholm.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 109, Qatar Airways A7-BCF, departed Stockholm early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QR168 Stockholm Arlanda – Doha as QR168D.