Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Returns from Osaka.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 26th December and its unsuccessful attempt to return to Australia on 29th December, Boeing 787-8 l/n 142, Jetstar VH-VKD, departed Osaka Kansai late tonight operating today’s scheduled JQ16 Osaka Kansai – Cairns.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCC QR817 Hong Kong Windshield Return.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCC operating QR817 Hong Kong – Doha stopped the climb at 25,000 ft this evening due to a cracked windshield following a suspected bird strike and returned to Hong Kong for a safe landing. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKE Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 162, Jetstar VH-VKE, positioned Cairns – Sydney as JQ8993 early this afternoon after arriving as JQ26 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ37 Sydney – Denpasar.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKH Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 200, Jetstar VH-VKH, positioned Sydney – Cairns as JQ8992 this morning after arriving as JQ38 from Denpasar in order to operate JQ25 Cairns – Tokyo Narita.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKK JQ2 Sydney Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 321, Jetstar VH-VKK, operating JQ2 Honolulu – Melbourne (depart Honolulu 28th December) diverted to Sydney this afternoon due to weather at Melbourne. The aircraft later positioned Sydney – Melbourne as JQ8993.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKD Returns from and Returns to Osaka Kansai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 26th December, Boeing 787-8 l/n 142, Jetstar VH-VKD, departed Osaka Kansai as JQ8994 this morning to return to Australia, however the aircraft encountered a further technical issue and returned to Osaka Kansai for a safe landing.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 123, Jetstar VH-VKA, positioned Melbourne – Cairns as JQ8991 early this afternoon in order to operate the delayed JQ15 Cairns – Osaka Kansai.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKJ Returns from Honolulu.

Following the engine issue it encountered on 29th November, Boeing 787-8 l/n 278, Jetstar VH-VKJ, positioned Honolulu – Melbourne this morning as JQ8992. The aircraft has undergone an engine change.

QANTAS Announce Debut Dreamliner Services for Melbourne – Los Angeles.

QANTAS today announced that the first regular International service to be operated by the Boeing 787-9 will be Melbourne – Los Angeles. Commencing on 15th December 2017 the aircraft will begin a 6 x weekly operation on the QF95/QF96 rotation running alongside the daily A380 operated QF93/QF94.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKB Positioning Flight.

Jetstar Boeing 787-9 VH-VKB, which has been out of service at Coolangatta since 10th December, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne early this morning as JQ8991.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKK Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 321, Jetstar VH-VKK, positioned Brisbane – Coolangatta as JQ8991 this morning after arriving as JQ58 from Denpasar. The aircraft then operated JQ11 Coolangatta – Tokyo Narita.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VOOH Returns from Hong Kong.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 8th December, Boeing 787-9 l/n 256, Virgin Atlantic G-VOOH, departed Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed VS207 Hong Kong – London Heathrow of 8th December as VS207A.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLE Returns from Singapore.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 8th December, Boeing 787-9 l/n 305, Etihad A6-BLE positioned Singapore – Abu Dhabi in the early hours of this morning as EY473A.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLE Singapore Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 305, Etihad A6-BLE, arrived into Singapore this morning as EY470 from Abu Dhabi (depart Abu Dhabi 7th December), however the return EY473 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VOOH Hong Kong Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 256, Virgin Atlantic G-VOOH, arrived into Hong Kong as VS206 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 7th December) this afternoon, however the return VS207 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKP Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKP was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the sixteenth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

Qatar Airways Announce Dublin Service.

Qatar Airways today officially announced a Doha – Dublin Boeing 787-8 service to commence on 12th June 2017. Schedules are as follows:

QR17 Doha 0720 – Dublin 1320 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
QR18 Dublin 1525 – Doha 0040+1 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays

QR19 Doha 0125 – Dublin 0725 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
QR20 Dublin 0850 – Doha 1805 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKL JQ12 Brisbane Diversion.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 344, Jetstar VH-VKL, operating JQ12 Tokyo Narita – Coolangatta (depart Tokyo Narita 5th December) diverted to Brisbane this morning due to weather at Coolangatta. The aircraft positioned Brisbane – Coolangatta during the afternoon as JQ8991.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKB BA109 Doha Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKB operating BA109 London Heathrow – Dubai (depart London Heathrow 4th December) diverted via Doha early this morning due to long weather related hold times at Dubai. British Airways were the only airline to divert.

Jetstar B787-8 VH-VKL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 344, Jetstar VH-VKL, positioned Coolangatta – Melbourne this morning as JQ8993 after arriving as JQ12 from Tokyo Narita. The aircraft then operated JQ43 Melbourne – Denpasar.