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25th August 2016 - VH-VUD Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUD, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 6th August, positioned Christchurch - Melbourne this afternoon as VA9949.

25th August 2016 - VH-ZPK Departs for Nashville Maintenance.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPK departed Brisbane for maintenance at Nashville this morning initially routing Brisbane - Apia as VA9901. The aircraft will continue Apia - Honolulu - Van Nuys - Nashville.

25th August 2016 - VH-FZO Returns from Karratha.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 23rd August, Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FZO positioned Karratha - Perth this morning as VA9923.

25th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA854 Sydney - Melbourne

VA875 Melbourne - Sydney

VA901 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1084 Tamworth - Sydney

VA1711 Brisbane - Gladstone

VA1714 Gladstone - Brisbane.

24th August 2016 - VH-VUT Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUT positioned Melbourne - Christchurch for maintenance late tonight as VA9946.

24th August 2016 - VH-YIW Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIW, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since the early hours of 22nd August, positioned Christchurch - Melbourne late tonight as VA9947.

24th August 2016 - VH-ZPQ Hervey Bay Technical Issue.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPQ operated VA1555 Sydney - Hervey Bay this morning, however the return VA1556 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Hervey Bay - Brisbane during the evening as VA9936.

24th August 2016 - VH-VUF Positioning Flights.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUF operated VA9213 Perth - Boolgeda this morning then positioned back to Perth as VA9904. After two hours on the ground the aircraft positioned Perth - Boolgeda as VA9902 in order to operated VA9214 Boolgeda - Perth.

24th August 2016 - VH-XFJ VA555 Melbourne Diversion.

A330-200 VH-XFJ operating VA555 Sydney - Perth diverted via Melbourne this morning. The diversion appears to have been medical.

24th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA304 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA313 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA876 Sydney - Melbourne

VA895 Melbourne - Sydney

VA1249 Brisbane - Rockhampton

VA1252 Rockhampton - Brisbane

VA1556 Hervey Bay - Sydney.

23rd August 2016 - VH-FNJ Karratha Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Fokker 100 diversion to Karratha, Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNJ positioned Perth - Karratha as VA9921 this evening in order to continue the diverted VA9307 Perth  - Onslow. Routing Karratha - Onslow as VA9307 before operating the delayed VA9308 Onslow - Perth.

23rd August 2016 - VH-ZPH Returns from Hervey Bay.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Embraer 190 VH-ZPH positioned Hervey Bay - Brisbane this evening as VA9914.

23rd August 2016 - VH-FZO VA9307 Karratha Technical Diversion.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FZO operating VA9307 Perth - Onslow diverted to Karratha this afternoon due to a technical issue.

23rd August 2016 - VH-YFF VA1238 Gladstone Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFF operating VA1238 Rockhampton - Brisbane diverted via Gladstone this morning.

23rd August 2016 - VH-YVA Operates Cairns - Sydney Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVA operated a Cairns - Sydney charter as VA9000 this morning. The aircraft then positioned Sydney - Brisbane as VA9901.

23rd August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA809 Melbourne - Sydney

VA817 Melbourne - Sydney

VA824 Sydney - Melbourne

VA850 Sydney - Brisbane

VA917 Sydney - Brisbane

VA938 Brisbane - Sydney

VA945 Sydney - Brisbane

VA960 Brisbane - Sydney

VA997 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1711 Brisbane - Gladstone

VA1714 Gladstone - Brisbane

VA1853 Perth - Kalgoorlie

VA1856 Kalgoorlie - Perth.

22nd August 2016 - VH-ZPH Hervey Bay Technical Issue.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPH operated VA1555 Sydney - Hervey Bay this morning, however the return VA1556 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

22nd August 2016 - VH-YIW Enters Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIW entered the Christchurch maintenance facility in the early hours of this morning after arriving as VA100 from Melbourne.

22nd August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA324 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA352 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA627 Canberra - Sydney

VA632 Sydney - Canberra

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA811 Melbourne - Sydney

VA853 Melbourne - Sydney

VA957 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1231 Brisbane - Rockhampton

VA1234 Rockhampton - Brisbane

VA1556 Hervey Bay - Sydney.

21st August 2016 - VH-VUJ Returns from Launceston.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 19th  August, Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUJ positioned Launceston - Melbourne as VA9913 late this morning.

21st August 2016 - VH-VUK Positions for Melbourne - Cairns Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUK positioned Brisbane - Melbourne as VA9900 early this morning in order to operate a Melbourne - Cairns charter as VA9001.

21st August 2016 - VH-YIT Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIT, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 14th August, returned to service this morning operating VA127 Christchurch - Brisbane.

21st August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA277 Melbourne - Canberra

VA278 Canberra - Melbourne

VA324 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA333 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA641 Canberra - Sydney

VA716 Perth - Adelaide

VA849 Melbourne - Sydney.

20th August 2016 - VH-VPD Positions for San Francisco - Sydney Charter.

Boeing 777-3ZGER VH-VPD positioned Los Angeles - San Francisco as VA9941 this evening in order to operate a San Francisco - Sydney charter just after midnight as VA9014. As a result no VA2 Los Angeles - Sydney was scheduled today.

20th August 2016 - VH-FWH Returns from Port Hedland.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FWH positioned Port Hedland - Perth this morning as VA9922.

20th August 2016 - VH-FNN Port Hedland Rescue Mission.

Following the Fokker 100 technical issue at Port Hedland yesterday, Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNN positioned Perth - Port Hedland as VA9921 this morning in order to operate yesterday’s delayed VA1846 Port Hedland - Perth.

20th August 2016 - VH-ZPC VA600 Rockhampton Diversion.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPC operating VA600 Mackay - Brisbane diverted via Rockhampton this morning to accommodate passengers from the cancelled VA1230 Rockhampton - Brisbane.

20th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA213 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA214 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA467 Perth - Brisbane

VA505 Sydney - Coolangatta

VA512 Coolangatta - Sydney

VA607 Brisbane - Mackay

VA610 Mackay - Brisbane

VA719 Adelaide - Perth

VA808 Sydney - Melbourne

VA811 Melbourne - Sydney

VA917 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1528 Sydney - Hobart

VA1531 Hobart - Sydney.

19th August 2016 - VH-VOS VA383 Rockhampton Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOS operating VA383 Brisbane -Townsville diverted via Rockhampton this evening to accommodate passengers affected by the cancellation of VA1253 Brisbane - Rockhampton.

19th August 2016 - VH-FWH Port Hedland Technical Issue.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FWH operated VA1845 Perth - Port Hedland this afternoon, however it was unable to operate the return VA1846 due to a technical issue.

19th August 2016 - VH-VON  Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VON positioned Melbourne - Launceston this evening as VA9908..

19th August 2016 - VH-YFL VA1337 Launceston Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFL operating VA1337 Hobart - Melbourne diverted via Launceston this evening to accommodate passengers from this morning’s cancelled VA1375 Launceston - Melbourne.

19th August 2016 - VH-VOT Operates Sydney - Melbourne Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOT operated a Sydney - Melbourne charter early this afternoon as VA9000.

19th August 2016 - VH-VUJ Launceston Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUJ operated VA1154 Sydney - Launceston early this morning, however the aircraft then encountered  a technical issue causing the cancellation of VA1375 Launceston - Melbourne.

19th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA218 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA219 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA347 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA352 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA474 Brisbane - Perth

VA628 Sydney - Canberra

VA642 Sydney - Canberra

VA647 Canberra - Sydney

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA813 Melbourne - Sydney

VA868 Sydney - Melbourne

VA871 Melbourne - Sydney

VA876 Sydney - Melbourne

VA887 Melbourne - Sydney

VA888 Sydney - Melbourne

VA893 Melbourne - Sydney

VA932 Brisbane - Sydney

VA977 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1375 Launceston - Melbourne

VA1378 Melbourne - Launceston

VA1384 Brisbane - Adelaide

VA1391 Adelaide - Brisbane

VA1713 Brisbane - Gladstone

VA1716 Gladstone - Brisbane.

18th August 2016 - VH-ZPQ VA621 Rockhampton Diversion.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPQ operating VA621 Brisbane - Gladstone diverted via Rockhampton this evening.

18th August 2016 - VH-YFQ VA785 Rockhampton Earthquake Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIF operating VA785 Brisbane - Cairns diverted via Rockhampton this afternoon due to Cairns airport temporarily closing due to an earthquake.

18th August 2016 - VH-YIF Operates Canberra - Brisbane Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIF operated a  Canberra -Brisbane charter early this afternoon as VA9001.

18th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA127 Christchurch - Brisbane

VA133 Christchurch - Sydney

VA262 Canberra - Melbourne

VA269 Melbourne - Canberra

VA304 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA319 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA428 Sydney - Adelaide

VA437 Adelaide - Sydney

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA811 Melbourne - Sydney

VA874 Sydney - Melbourne

VA883 Melbourne - Sydney

VA811 Melbourne - Sydney

VA1253 Brisbane - Rockhampton

VA1708 Gladstone - Brisbane

VA1709 Brisbane - Gladstone.



























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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3rd August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA171 Brisbane - Port Vila

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA809 Melbourne - Sydney

VA827 Melbourne - Sydney

VA876 Sydney - Melbourne

VA895 Melbourne - Sydney

VA943 Sydney - Brisbane

VA962 Brisbane - Sydney

VA981 Sydney - Brisbane

VA992 Brisbane - Sydney

VA1408 Cairns - Sydney

VA2652 Geraldton - Perth

VA2653 Perth - Geraldton.

2nd August 2016 - VH-YIB Returns from Port Moresby.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIB positioned Port Moresby - Brisbane this afternoon as VA9941.

2nd August 2016 - VH-YIT Continues from Darwin.

Following its diversion yesterday Boeing 737-8FE VH-VIT departed Darwin late this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted VA41 Brisbane - Denpasar, routing Darwin - Denpasar as VA9953. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed VA44 Denpasar - Brisbane.

2nd August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA341 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA628 Sydney - Canberra

VA641 Canberra - Sydney

VA813 Melbourne - Sydney

VA846 Sydney - Melbourne

VA870 Sydney - Melbourne

VA894 Sydney - Melbourne

VA920 Brisbane - Sydney

VA960 Brisbane - Sydney

VA977 Sydney - Brisbane.

1st August 2016 - VH-YIT VA41 Darwin Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIT operating VA41 Brisbane - Denpasar diverted to Darwin this afternoon. As a result the return VA44 has been delayed overnight.

1st August 2016 - VH-YIB Port Moresby Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIB operated VA189 Brisbane - Port Moresby this morning, however the return VA188 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

1st August 2016 - VH-VUV Returns from Darwin.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUV returned to service early this evening operating VA1354 Darwin - Sydney.

1st August 2016 - VH-YVD Operates Darwin - Melbourne Extra.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVD operated an additional Darwin - Melbourne sector this afternoon as VA9532. This operated in place of yesterday’s VA1464.

1st August 2016 - VH-YFC VA1593 Sydney Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFC operating VA1593 Melbourne - Newcastle diverted via Sydney this afternoon.

1st August 2016 - VH-VUC VA1627 Adelaide Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUC operating VA1627 Sydney - Ayers Rock diverted via Adelaide early this afternoon. The diversion appears to have been medical.

1st August 2016 - A330-200 VH-XFJ Positions to Peya Lebar Maintenance.

A330-200 VH-XFJ positioned Perth - Peya Lebar for maintenance as VA9943 in the early hours of this morning.

1st August 2016 - VH-YIS Returns from Townsville Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIS, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 17th July, returned to service early this morning operating VA362 Townsville - Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted due to some issues with the original finish.

1st August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA44 Denpasar - Brisbane

VA170 Port Vila - Brisbane

VA171 Brisbane - Port Vila

VA188 Port Moresby - Brisbane

VA229 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA232 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA262 Canberra - Melbourne

VA269 Melbourne - Canberra

VA308 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA625 Canberra - Sydney

VA630 Sydney - Canberra

VA806 Sydney - Melbourne

VA827 Melbourne - Sydney

VA871 Melbourne - Sydney

VA787 Sydney - Melbourne

VA947 Sydney - Brisbane

VA970 Brisbane - Sydney

VA973 Sydney - Melbourne

VA977 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1191 Sydney - Port Macquarie

VA1192 Port Macquarie - Sydney

VA1235 Brisbane - Rockhampton

VA1238 Rockhampton - Brisbane

VA1324 Melbourne - Hobart

VA1327 Hobart - Melbourne.

31st July 2016 - VH-YFR Enters Townsville Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVR entered the Townsville maintenance tonight after arriving as VA383 from Brisbane.

31st July 2016 - VH-ZPI  Returns from Nashville Maintenance.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPI commenced its return from maintenance at Nashville this afternoon positioning Nashville - Van Nuys as VA9901. The aircraft was due to continue Van Nuys - Honolulu - Apia - Brisbane but encountered a technical issue at Van Nuys.

31st July 2016 - VH-VUV Darwin Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUV overnighted at Darwin after arriving as VA1459 from Melbourne yesterday, however today’s VA1454 Darwin - Melbourne was cancelled due to a technical issue.

31st July 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA854 Sydney - Melbourne

VA867 Melbourne - Sydney

VA873 Melbourne - Sydney

VA876 Sydney - Melbourne

VA883 Melbourne - Sydney

VA886 Sydney - Melbourne

VA889 Melbourne - Sydney

VA985 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1464 Darwin - Melbourne.

30th July 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellation.

VA647 Canberra - Sydney did not operate today.

29th July 2016 - VH-VPE Returns to Service.

Following its positioning flight from Lake Charles yesterday, Boeing 777-3ZGER VH-VPE returned to service late tonight operating VA8 Los Angeles - Brisbane.

29th July 2016 - VH-VOZ Positions to Lake Charles Maintenance.

Boeing 777-3ZGER VH-VOZ positioned Los Angeles - Lake Charles for maintenance this afternoon as VA9949 after arriving as VA7 from Brisbane.

29th July 2016 - VH-ZPJ Departs to Nashville Maintenance.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPJ departed Brisbane en route to maintenance at Nashville this morning, initially routing Brisbane - Apia as VA9901. The aircraft will continue Apia - Honolulu - Van Nuys - Nashville.

29th July 2016 - VH-VBY Returns from Perth Maintenance.

Boeing 737-7FE VH-VBY, which has been stopped for maintenance at Perth since 22nd July, returned to service this morning operating VA1849 Perth - Kalgoorlie.

29th July 2016 - VH-YFW Enters Service.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFW entered service this morning operating VA912 Brisbane - Sydney.

29th July 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA327 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA334 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA660 Sydney - Canberra

VA887 Melbourne - Sydney

VA998 Brisbane - Sydney

VA901 Sydney - Brisbane

VA924 Brisbane - Sydney

VA973 Sydney - Brisbane

VA982 Brisbane - Sydney

VA1239 Brisbane - Rockhampton

VA1242 Rockhampton - Brisbane.

28th July 2016 - VH-VPE Returns from Lake Charles Maintenance.

Boeing 777-3ZGER VH-VPE, which has been under maintenance at Lake Charles since 30th June, positioned Lake Charles - Los Angeles this morning as VA9948. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 35J/40W/288Y to 37J/24W/278Y with flat beds in Business Class.

28th July 2016 - VH-FNJ Port Hedland Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Fokker 100 technical issue at Port Hedland, Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNJ positioned Perth - Port Hedland as VA9921 this morning in order to operate the delayed VA1840 Port Hedland - Perth.

28th July 2016 - VH-FNC Port Hedland Technical Issue.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNC operated VA1835 Perth - Port Hedland this morning, however it was unable to operte the return VA1840 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Port Hedland - Perth early in the afternoon as VA9922.

28th July 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA309 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA814 Sydney - Melbourne

VA862 Sydney - Melbourne

VA869 Melbourne - Sydney

VA993 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1667 Brisbane - Moranbah

VA1668 Moranbah - Brisbane.

27th July 2016 - VH-YFF Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFF positioned Perth - Boolgeda as VA9910 this afternoon in order to operate VA9214 Boolgeda - Perth.

27th July 2016 - VH-YUD Positioning Flight.

Virgin Australia Regional A320 VH-YUD positioned Boolgeda - Perth as VA9926 this morning after arriving as VA9213 from Perth.

27th July 2016 - VH-ZPF Positions to Marana.

Withdrawn Embraer 190 VH-ZPF positioned Nashville - Marana this morning as VA9904.

27th July 2016 - VH-VPF Operates Brisbane - Los Angeles Extra.

Boeing 777-3ZGER VH-VPF operated an additional Brisbane - Los Angeles rotation as VA9/VA10 this morning. This operated in place of yesterday’s VA7/VA8.

27th July 2016 - VH-FNC VA1721 Perth Technical Return.

Virgin Australa Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNC operating VA1721 Perth - Karratha returned to Perth this morning due to a technical issue.

27th July 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA252 Canberra - Melbourne

VA259 Melbourne - Canberra

VA264 Canberra - Melbourne

VA271 Melbourne - Canberra

VA517 Sydney - Coolangatta

VA524 Coolangatta - Sydney

VA652 Sydney - Canberra

VA657 Canberra - Sydney

VA891 Melbourne - Sydney

VA966 Brisbane - Sydney

VA985 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1163 Sydney - Coffs Harbour

VA1164 Coffs Harbour - Sydney

VA1528 Sydney - Hobart

VA1531 Hobart - Sydney

VA1709 Brisbane - Gladstone

VA1712 Gladstone - Brisbane

VA2652 Geraldton - Perth

VA2653 Perth - Geraldton.

26th July 2016 - VH-VPF Brisbane Cancellations.

Boeing 777-3ZGER VH-VPF arrived into Brisbane as VA8 from Los Angeles this morning (depart Los Angeles 24th July), however today’s VA7/VA8 Brisbane - Los Angeles rotation was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

26th July 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA7 Brisbane - Los Angeles

VA8 Los Angeles - Brisbane

VA713 Adelaide- Perth

VA714 Perth - Adelaide

VA815 Melbourne - Sydney

VA858 Sydney - Melbourne

VA869 Melbourne - Sydney.

25th July 2016 - VH-VOM Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOM positioned Melbourne - Christchurch for maintenance late tonight as VA9946.

25th July 2016 - VH-VUQ Operates Melbourne - Hobart Extra.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUQ operated an additional Melbourne - Hobart rotation this morning as VA9532/VA9531. This operated in place of yesterday’s VA1332/VA1337.






































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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17th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA130 Brisbane - Christchurch

VA134 Sydney - Christchurch

VA170 Port Vila - Brisbane

VA171 Brisbane - Port Vila

VA256 Canberra - Melbourne

VA257 Melbourne - Canberra

VA271 Melbourne - Canberra

VA810 Sydney - Melbourne

VA813 Melbourne - Sydney

VA830 Sydney - Melbourne

VA850 Melbourne - Sydney

VA869 Melbourne - Sydney

VA875 Melbourne - Sydney.

16th August 2016 - VH-ZPN VA621 Rockhampton Diversion.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPN operating VA621 Brisbane - Gladstone diverted via Rockhampton this evening to accommodate passengers affected by the cancellation of VA1253 Brisbane - Rockhampton.

16th August 2016 - VH-VUJ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUJ operated VA9213 Perth - Boolgeda late this morning then positioned back to Perth as VA9904.

16th August 2016 - VH-YFR Returns from Townsville Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFR, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 31st July, returned to service early this morning operating VA372 Townsville - Brisbane. The aircraft has been repainted due to some issues with the original finish. VA367 Brisbane - Townsville was cancelled so no aircraft has replaced it at the Townsville facility.

16th August 2016 - VH-ZPJ Positioning Flight.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPJ, which spent yesterday out of service at Brisbane, positioned Brisbane - Canberra this morning as VA9902.

16th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA229 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA232 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA807 Melbourne - Sydney

VA1253 Brisbane - Rockhampton

VA1661 Brisbane - Moranbah

VA1662 Moranbah - Brisbane.

15th August 2016 - VH-VUR VA232 Mildura Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUR operating VA232 Adelaide - Melbourne routed via Mildura this afternoon to accommodate passengers from the cancelled VA1614 Mildura - Melbourne.

15th August 2016 - VH-ZPC Mildura Technical Issue.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPC operated VA1615 Melbourne - Mildura this morning, however the return VA1614 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Mildura - Sydney late in the afternoon as VA9914.

15th August 2016 - VH-ZPK Operates Brisbane - Sydney Charter.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPK operated a Brisbane - Sydney charter this morning as VA9002.

15th August 2016 - VH-ZPT VA1231 Gladstone Diversion.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPT operating VA1231 Brisbane - Rockhampton diverted via Gladstone this morning. This appears to have been to accommodate passengers from the cancelled VA1707 Brisbane - Gladstone.

15th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA308 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA327 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA806 Sydney - Melbourne

VA815 Melbourne - Sydney

VA853 Melbourne - Sydney

VA870 Sydney - Melbourne

VA871 Melbourne - Sydney

VA960 Brisbane - Sydney

VA977 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1614 Mildura - Melbourne

VA1707 Brisbane - Gladstone

VA1710 Gladstone - Brisbane

VA1717 Brisbane - Gladstone

VA1720 Gladstone - Brisbane.

14th August 2016 - VH-YIT Enters Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIT entered the Christchurch maintenance facility in the early hours of this morning after arriving as VH-YIT from Raratonga.

14th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA313 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA324 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA657 Canberra - Sydney

VA664 Sydney - Canberra

VA867 Melbourne - Sydney

VA870 Sydney - Melbourne

VA873 Melbourne - Sydney

VA888 Sydney - Melbourne

VA891 Melbourne - Sydney

VA997 Sydney - Brisbane.

12th August 2016 - VH-VBY Returns from Perth Maintenance.

Boeing 737-7FE VH-VBY, which has been stopped for maintenance at Perth since 3rd August, returned to service this morning operating VA1849 Perth - Kalgoorlie.

12th August 2016 - VH-YIG VA134 Auckland Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIG operating VA134 Sydney - Christchurch (depart Melbourne 11th August) diverted to Auckland in the early hours of this morning due to weather at Christchurch. The aircraft late positioned Auckland - Christchurch as VA9940.

12th August 2016 - VH-YIO VA100 Wellington Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIO operating VA100 Melbourne - Christchurch (depart Melbourne 11th August) diverted to Wellington in the early hours of this morning due to weather at Christchurch. The aircraft late positioned Wellington - Christchurch as VA9942.

12th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA868 Sydney - Melbourne

VA876 Sydney - Melbourne

VA887 Melbourne - Sydney

VA895 Melbourne - Sydney.

11th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA652 Sydney - Canberra

VA659 Canberra - Sydney

VA868 Sydney - Melbourne

VA887 Melbourne - Sydney

VA1234 Rockhampton - Brisbane

VA1723 Perth - Karratha

VA1724 Karratha - Perth.

10th August  2016 - VH-VIY Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIY positioned Melbourne - Christchurch for maintenance in the early hours of this morning as VA9948.

10th August 2016 - VH-VUG Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUG, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 7th August, positioned Christchurch - Melbourne in the early hours of this morning as VA9947.

10th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA361 Brisbane - Townsville

VA366 Townsville - Brisbane

VA876 Sydney - Melbourne

VA895 Melbourne - Sydney

VA947 Sydney - Brisbane

VA962 Brisbane - Sydney

VA1384 Brisbane - Adelaide

VA1391 Adelaide - Brisbane

VA1709 Brisbane - Gladstone

VA1712 Gladstone - Brisbane.

8th August 2016 - VH-ZPI Continues from Honolulu.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPI, which has been at Van Nuys since 3rd August en route back to Australia from maintenance at Nashville, positioned Honolulu - Apia  today and will continues Apia - Brisbane tomorrow as VA9902.

8th August 2016 - VH-FNC Returns from Newman.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNC positioned Newman - Perth this morning as VA9922.

7th August 2016 - VH-FSW Newman Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Fokker 100 technical issue at Newman, Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FSW positioned Perth - Newman as VA9921 early this evening in order to operate the delayed VA1882 Newman - Perth.

8th August 2016 - VH-FNC Newman Technical Issue.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNC operated VA1879 Perth - Newman this morning, however it was unable to operate the return VA1882 due to a technical issue.

6th August 2016 - VH-VOM Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOL, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 27th July, positioned Christchurch - Melbourne late tonight hours of this morning as VA9947.

6th August  2016 - VH-VUG Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUG positioned Brisbane - Christchurch for maintenance late tonight as VA9948.

6th August 2016 - VH-YVA Operates Katherine  - Brisbane Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVA operated an RAAF Tindal (Katherine) - Brisbane charter early this evening as VA9002.

6th August 2016 - VH-XFJ Returns from Peya Lebar Maintenance.

A330-200 VH-XFJ, which has been under maintenance at Peya Lebar since 1st August, positioned Peya Lebar - Perth late this morning as VA9942.

6th August 2016 - VH-VOL Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOL, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 13th July, positioned Christchurch - Brisbane in the early hours of this morning as VA9947.

5th August 2016 - VH-VUD Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUD positioned Melbourne - Christchurch for maintenance as VA9948 late tonight.

5th August 2016 - VH-YVA Operates Brisbane - Katherine Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVA operated a Brisbane - RAAF Tindal (Katherine) charter this morning as VA9001.

5th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA252 Canberra - Melbourne

VA259 Melbourne - Canberra

VA324 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA331 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA632 Sydney - Canberra

VA641 Canberra - Sydney

VA810 Sydney - Melbourne

VA813 Melbourne - Sydney

VA872 Sydney - Melbourne

VA762 Sydney - Melbourne

VA901 Sydney - Brisbane

VA960 Brisbane - Sydney

VA1239 Brisbane - Rockhampton

VA1242 Rockhampton - Brisbane

VA1713 Brisbane - Glastone

VA1716 Gladstone - Brisbane.

4th August 2016 - VH-ZPQ Cairns Technical Issue.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPQ encountered a technical issue at Cairns this morning causing the cancellation of VA1408 Cairns - Sydney. The aircraft was able to position Cairns - Sydney as VA9908 this afternoon.

4th August 2016 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA206 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA219 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA252 Canberra - Melbourne

VA259 Melbourne - Canberra

VA304 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA319 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA807 Melbourne - Sydney

VA810 Sydney - Melbourne

VA827 Melbourne - Sydney

VA874 Sydney - Melbourne

VA895 Melbourne - Sydney

VA912 Brisbane - Sydney

VA998 Brisbane - Sydney

VA1711 Brisbane - Gladstone

VA1714 Gladstone - Brisbane.

3rd August 2016 - VH-ZPI Continues from Van Nuys.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPI, which has been at Van Nuys since 31st July en route back to Australia from maintenance at Nashville, positioned Van Nuys - Honolulu today. However we understand the aircraft encountered a further issue at Honolulu.

3rd August 2016 - VH-VBY Stopped for Maintenance at Perth.

Boeing 737-7FE VH-VBY was stopped for maintenance at Perth this afternoon after arriving as VA719 from Adelaide.

3rd August 2016 - VH-YIS Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIS positioned Brisbane - Port Vila late this morning in order to operate VA170 Port Vila - Brisbane.

3rd August 2016 - VH-YIJ Operates Denpasar Extra.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIJ operated an additional Sydney - Denpasar rotation this morning as VA9555/VA9554.