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29th March 2017 - VH-VUS Positions for Sydney - Townsville Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUS positioned Brisbane - Sydney as VA9900 early this morning in order to operate a Sydney - Townsville charter as VA9001. The aircraft then positioned Townsville - Brisbane as VA9902.

28th March 2017 - VH-FNN Returns from Broome.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNN positioned Broome - Perth in the early hours of this morning as VA9922.

28th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA361 Brisbane - Townsville

VA366 Townsville - Brisbane

VA367 Brisbane - Townsville

VA371 Brisbane - Townsville

VA372 Townsville - Brisbane

VA374 Brisbane - Townsville

VA375 Brisbane - Townsville

VA376 Townsville - Brisbane

VA378 Townsville - Brisbane

VA381 Brisbane - Townsville

VA600 Mackay - Brisbane

VA601 Brisbane - Mackay

VA604 Mackay - Brisbane

VA605 Brisbane - Mackay

VA607 Brisbane - Mackay

VA608 Mackay - Brisbane

VA610 Mackay - Brisbane

VA613 Brisbane - Mackay

VA616 Mackay - Brisbane

VA621 Brisbane - Mackay

VA1117 Brisbane - Proserpine

VA1118 Proserpine - Brisbane

VA1281 Sydney - Hamilton Island

VA1282 Hamilton Island - Sydney

VA1497 Brisbane - Hamilton Island

VA1498 Hamilton Island - Brisbane

VA1519 Sydney - Townsville

VA1520 Townsville - Sydney

VA1661 Brisbane - Moranbah

VA1662 Moranbah - Brisbane

VA1665 Brisbane - Moranbah

VA1666 Moranbah - Brisbane

VA1669 Brisbane - Moranbah

VA1670 Moranbah - Brisbane

VA1721 Perth - Karratha

VA1722 Karratha - Perth

VA1751 Melbourne - Hamilton Island

VA1752 Hamilton Island - Melbourne

VA1786 Geraldton - Perth

VA1787 Perth - Geraldton.

27th March 2017 - VH-FNU Broome Rescue Mission.

Following the second of two Fokker 100 technical issues at Broome today, Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNU positioned Perth - Broome as VA9923 this evening in order to operate the delayed VA1488 Broome - Perth.

27th March 2017 - VH-FNN Broome Technical Issue.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNN operated VA1487 Perth - Broome this morning, however it was unable to operate the return VA1488 due to a technical issue.

27th March 2017 - VH-FNT Perth Test Flight.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNT, which has been under maintenance at Perth since 24th February, undertook a Perth - Perth test flight this morning as VA9925.

27th March 2017 - VH-FNR Broome Technical Issue.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNR operated VA1481 Perth - Broome this morning, however the return VA1482 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Broome - Perth during the afternoon as VA9921.

27th March 2017 - VH-YVD Operates Brisbane - Townsville Extra.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVD operated an additional Brisbane - Townsville rotation early this morning as VA9537/VA9538.

27th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA204 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA211 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA302 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA319 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA361 Brisbane - Townsville

VA362 Townsville - Brisbane

VA366 Townsville - Brisbane

VA367 Brisbane - Townsville

VA371 Brisbane - Townsville

VA372 Townsville - Brisbane

VA375 Brisbane - Townsville

VA376 Townsville - Brisbane

VA378 Townsville - Brisbane

VA383 Brisbane - Townsville

VA600 Mackay - Brisbane

VA601 Brisbane - Mackay

VA604 Mackay - Brisbane

VA605 Brisbane - Mackay

VA607 Brisbane - Mackay

VA608 Mackay - Brisbane

VA610 Mackay - Brisbane

VA613 Brisbane - Mackay

VA616 Mackay - Brisbane

VA617 Brisbane - Mackay

VA660 Sydney - Canberra

VA669 Canberra - Sydney

VA808 Sydney - Melbourne

VA813 Melbourne - Sydney

VA1117 Brisbane - Proserpine

VA1118 Proserpine - Brisbane

VA1281 Sydney - Hamilton Island

VA1282 Hamilton Island - Sydney

VA1482 Broome - Perth

VA1497 Brisbane - Hamilton Island

VA1498 Hamilton Island - Brisbane

VA1519 Sydney - Townsville

VA1520 Townsville - Sydney.

26th March 2017 - VH-VUS Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUS positioned Townsville - Brisbane late tonight as VA9908 after arriving as VA383 Brisbane. As a result tomorrow’s VA362 Townsville - Brisbane has been cancelled.

26th March 2017 - VH-ZPI Positioning Flight.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPI positioned Melbourne - Brisbane as VA9905 this evening after arriving as VA862 from Sydney.

26th March 2017 - VH-FSW Kalgoorlie Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Fokker 100 technical issue at Kalgoorlie, Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FSW positioned Perth - Kalgoorlie as VA9921 early this evening in order to operate the delayed VA1858 Kalgoorlie - Perth.

26th March 2017 - VH-YFQ Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFQ positioned Brisbane - Christchurch for maintenance early this evening as VA9946.

26th March 2017 - VH-XFD Returns from Melbourne Maintenance.

A330-200 VH-XFD, which has been under maintenance at Melbourne since 18th March, returned to service this afternoon operating VA685 Melbourne - Perth.

26th March 2017 - VH-YIY Operates Brisbane - Port Moresby Inaugural.

Virgin Australia commenced service on the Brisbane - Port Moresby route today with Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIY operating the inaugural VA39/VA38 rotation.

26th March 2017 - VH-FNC Kalgoorlie Technical Issue.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FNC operated VA1855 Perth - Kalgoorlie this morning, however it was unable to operate the return VA1858 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Kalgoorlie - Perth during the evening as VA9922.

26th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA621 Brisbane - Mackay

VA664 Sydney - Canberra

VA1281 Sydney - Hamilton Island

VA1282 Hamilton Island - Sydney

VA1496 Hamilton Island - Brisbane

VA1497 Brisbane - Hamilton Island

VA1751 Melbourne - Hamilton Island

VA1752 Hamilton Island - Melbourne.

25th March 2017 - VH-YFP Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFP, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 21st March, positioned Christchurch - Melbourne this evening as VA9947.

25th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA625 Canberra - Sydney

VA931 Sydney - Brisbane.

24th March 2017 - VH-YIB Operates Brisbane - Hamilton Island Extra.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIB operated an additional Brisbane - Hamilton Island rotation early this morning as VA9535/VA9536.

24th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA204 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA213 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA313 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA322 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA331 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA336 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA629 Canberra - Sydney

VA660 Sydney - Canberra

VA667 Canberra - Sydney

VA670 Sydney - Canberra

VA806 Sydney - Melbourne

VA809 Melbourne - Sydney

VA810 Sydney - Melbourne

VA819 Melbourne - Sydney

VA860 Sydney - Melbourne

VA863 Melbourne - Sydney

VA867 Melbourne - Sydney

VA877 Melbourne - Sydney

VA878 Sydney - Melbourne

VA882 Sydney - Melbourne

VA958 Brisbane - Sydney

VA977 Sydney - Brisbane

VA986 Brisbane - Sydney

VA1253 Brisbane - Rockhampton.

23rd March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA806 Sydney - Melbourne

VA833 Melbourne - Sydney

VA858 Sydney - Melbourne

VA877 Melbourne - Sydney

VA1102 Brisbane - Newcastle

VA1105 Newcastle - Brisbane.

22nd March 2017 - VH-VUU Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUU positioned Coolangatta - Brisbane as VA9907 this morning in order to operate VA326 Brisbane - Melbourne.

22nd March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA302 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA314 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA319 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA323 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA551 Sydney - Perth

VA652 Sydney - Canberra

VA659 Canberra - Sydney

VA713 Adelaide - Perth

VA808 Sydney - Melbourne

VA811 Melbourne - Sydney

VA812 Sydney - Melbourne

VA827 Melbourne - Sydney

VA834 Sydney - Melbourne

VA853 Melbourne - Sydney

VA862 Sydney - Melbourne

VA869 Melbourne - Sydney

VA879 Melbourne - Sydney

VA886 Sydney - Melbourne

VA894 Sydney - Melbourne

VA905 Sydney - Brisbane

VA970 Brisbane - Sydney

VA997 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1721 Perth - Karratha

VA1722 Karratha - Perth.

21st March 2017 - VH-YIM VA113 Brisbane Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIM operating VA113 Queenstown - Sydney diverted via Brisbane this evening due to long weather based hold times at Sydney.

21st March 2017 - VH-FSQ Karratha Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Fokker 100 technical issue at Karrratha, Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FSQ positioned Perth - Karratha as VA9921 early this afternoon in order to operate the delayed VA9924 Karratha - Perth.

21st March 2017 - VH-FZI Karratha Technical Issue.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FZI operated VA1723 Perth - Karratha this morning, however it was unable to operate the return VA1724 due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Karratha - Perth late in the afternoon as VA9922.

21st March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA204 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA213 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA229 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA232 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA264 Canberra - Melbourne

VA271 Melbourne - Canberra

VA304 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA313 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA314 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA327 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA333 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA562 Perth - Sydney

VA722 Perth - Adelaide

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA820 Sydney - Melbourne

VA845 Melbourne - Sydney

VA850 Sydney - Melbourne

VA865 Melbourne - Sydney

VA869 Melbourne - Sydney

VA883 Melbourne - Sydney

VA1717 Brisbane - Gladstone

VA1720 Gladstone - Brisbane

VA1853 Perth - Kalgoorlie

VA1856 Kalgoorlie - Perth.






























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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9th March 2017 - VH-FNP Returns from Christmas Island.

Virgin Australia Regional A320 VH-FNP, which has been at Christmas Island since 7th March, departed this afternoon operating the delayed VA1918 Christmas Island - Cocos Island and VA1916 Cocos Islanda - Perth of 7th March.

9th March 2017 - VH-YVC VA1721 Mackay Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVC operating VA1721 Melbourne - Hamilton Island diverted via Mackay this morning due to weather at Hamilton Island.

9th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA337 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA346 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA893 Melbourne - Sydney

VA1721 Perth - Karratha

VA1722 Karratha - Perth.

8th March 2017 - VH-VUZ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUZ positioned Adelaide - Melbourne this evening as VA9912.

8th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA229 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA232 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA319 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA845 Melbourne - Sydney

VA850 Sydney - Melbourne

VA1721 Perth - Karratha

VA1722 Karratha - Perth.

7th March 2017 - VH-ZPM Positions to Lake Charles.

Withdrawn Embraer 190 VH-ZPM positioned Nashville - Lake Charles, Louisiana this evening as VA9949 for repaint for a new operator.

7th March 2017 - VH-ZPT Positioning Flight.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPT positioned Adelaide - Canberra this evening as VA9917.

7th March 2017 - VH-VUH VA1628 Adelaide Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUH operating VA1628 Ayers Rock - Sydney diverted to Adelaide this afternoon in what appears to have been a planned operation.

7th March 2017 - VH-VUJ Operates Perth - Melbourne Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUJ operated a Perth - Melbourne charter this afternoon as VA9000.

7th March 2017 - VH-FNP Christmas Island Overnight.

Virgin Australia Regional A320 VH-FNP operated VA1909 Perth - Christmas Island this morning however VA1918 Christmas Island - Cocos Islands and VA1916 Cocos Islands - Perth have been delaed at least overnight the aircraft overnighted at Christmas Island.

7th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA580 Adelaide - Canberra

VA872 Sydney - Melbourne

VA891 Melbourne - Sydney

VA898 Sydney - Melbourne.

6th March 2017 - VH-XFG Positions to Peya Lebar Maintenance.

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

6th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA303 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA308 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA321 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA326 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA535 Sydney - Coolangatta

VA540 Coolangatta - Sydney

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA807 Melbourne - Sydney

VA834 Sydney - Melbourne

VA863 Melbourne - Sydney

VA1721 Perth - Karratha

VA1722 Karratha - Perth.

5th March 2017 - VH-VUX Operates Ayers Rock - Sydney Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUX operated an Ayers Rock - Sydney charter as VA9000 this afternoon operating in place of the regular VA1628 service.

5th March 2017 - VH-VOZ Positions to Singapore Maintenance.

Boeing 777-3GZER VH-VOZ positioned Brisbane - Singapore for maintenance this morning as VA9941.

5th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA233 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA238 Adelaide - Melbourne

VA269 Melbourne - Cairns

VA272 Canberra - Melbourne

VA329 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA535 Sydney - Coolangatta

VA540 Coolangatta - Sydney

VA652 Sydney - Canberra

VA657 Canberra - Sydney

VA808 Sydney - Melbourne

VA819 Melbourne - Sydney

VA874 Sydney - Melbourne

VA895 Melbourne - Sydney

VA1163 Sydney - Coffs Harbour

VA1164 Coffs Harbour - Sydney

VA1507 Melbourne - Maroochydore

VA1508 Maroochydore - Melbourne.

4th March 2017 - VH-YFN Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

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

4th March 2017 - VH-YFP Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFP positioned Brisbane - Sydney as VA9912 this morning in order to operate VA834 Sydney - Melbourne.

4th March 2017 - VH-VON Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VON positioned Melbourne - Sydney as VA9907 this morning in order to operate VA479 Sydney - Maroochydore.

4th March 2017 - VH-VPE Returns from Singapore Maintenance.

Boeing 777-3GZER VH-VPE, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 19th February, positioned Singapore - Brisbane early this morning as VA9940.

4th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA319 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA685 Melbourne - Perth

VA690 Perth - Melbourne

VA808 Sydney - Melbourne

VA841 Melbourne - Sydney

VA842 Sydney - Melbourne

VA850 Sydney - Melbourne

VA938 Brisbane - Sydney

VA943 Sydney - Brisbane

VA958 Brisbane - Sydney.

3rd March 2017 - VH-VBZ Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

Boeing 737-7FE VH-VBZ entered the Brisbane maintenance facility this evening after arriving as VA351 from Melbourne.

3rd March 2017 - VH-YIO Returns from Townsville.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 1st March, Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIO positioned Townsville - Brisbane as VA9900 early this afternoon then returned to service operating VA1226 Brisbane - Townsville.

3rd March 2017 - VH-YFI Operates Ayers Rock Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFI operated a Sydney - Ayers Rock charter this morning as VA9001 operating in place of the regular VA1627 service.

3rd March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA213 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA231 Melbourne - Adelaide

VA258 Canberra - Melbourne

VA259 Melbourne - Canberra

VA269 Melbourne - Canberra

VA302 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA319 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA329 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA334 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA412 Sydney - Adelaide

VA417 Adelaide - Sydney

VA543 Sydney - Coolangatta

VA546 Coolangatta - Sydney

VA633 Canberra - Sydney

VA640 Sydney - Canberra

VA652 Sydney - Canberra

VA657 Canberra - Sydney

VA667 Canberra - Sydney

VA672 Sydney - Canberra

VA677 Melbourne - Perth

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA806 Sydney - Melbourne

VA807 Melbourne - Sydney

VA811 Melbourne - Sydney

VA813 Melbourne - Sydney

VA820 Sydney - Melbourne

VA859 Melbourne - Sydney

VA866 Sydney - Melbourne

VA869 Melbourne - Sydney

VA875 Melbourne - Sydney

VA882 Sydney - Melbourne

VA883 Melbourne - Sydney

VA886 Sydney - Melbourne

VA891 Melbourne - Sydney

VA894 Sydney - Melbourne

VA897 Melbourne - Sydney

VA898 Sydney - Melbourne

VA904 Brisbane - Sydney

VA905 Sydney - Brisbane

VA965 Sydney - Brisbane

VA982 Brisbane - Sydney

VA986 Brisbane - Sydney

VA992 Brisbane - Sydney.

2nd March 2017 - VH-XFJ VA694 Perth Return.

A330-200 VH-XFJ operating VA694 Perth - Melbourne was over 90 minutes into the flight this evening when it turned back to Perth.

2nd March 2017 - VH-FWH Returns from Seletar Mainttenance.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FWH, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 16th January, positioned Seletar - Port Hedland - Perth as VA9942 this morning.

2nd March 2017 - VH-VOR Positions to Townsville Maintenance.

Tigerair Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOR positioned Melbourne - Towsnville for maintenance this morning using Virgin Australia callsign VA9903.

2nd March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA302 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA319 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA333 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA342 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA539 Sydney - Coolangatta

VA544 Coolangatta - Sydney

VA628 Sydney - Canberra

VA629 Canberra - Sydney

VA806 Sydney - Melbourne

VA807 Melbourne - Sydney

VA812 Sydney - Melbourne

VA824 Sydney - Melbourne

VA833 Melbourne - Sydney

VA858 Sydney - Melbourne

VA877 Melbourne - Sydney

VA892 Sydney - Melbourne

VA893 Melbourne - Sydney

VA904 Brisbane - Sydney

VA909 Sydney - Brisbane

VA916 Brisbane - Sydney

VA943 Sydney - Brisbane

VA958 Brisbane - Sydney

VA993 Sydney - Brisbane.

morning due to a technical issue.

1st March 2017 - VH-VUF Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUF, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 13th February, positioned Christchurch - Melbourne  this afternoon as VA9947.

1st March 2017 - VH-YIO Townsville Tecnical Issue.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIO overnighted at Townsville after arriving as VA383 from Brisbane yesterday, however its scheduled return to Brisbane as VA362 was cancelled this

1st March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA362 Townsville - Brisbane

VA535 Sydney - Coolangatta

VA540 Coolangatta - Sydney

VA646 Sydney - Canberra

VA657 Canberra - Sydney

VA807 Melbourne - Sydney

VA810 Sydney - Melbourne

VA813 Melbourne - Sydney

VA814 Sydney - Melbourne

VA865 Melbourne - Sydney

VA878 Sydney - Melbourne

VA908 Brisbane - Sydney

VA925 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1231 Brisbane - Rockhampton

VA1234 Rockhampton - Brisbane

VA1721 Perth - Karratha

VA1722 Karratha - Perth.

28th February 2017 - VH-VUX VA427 Melbourne Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUX operating VA427 Adelaide - Sydney was to the south west of Narrandera this afternoon when diverted to Melbourne.

28th February 2017 - VH-FWH Seletar Test Flight.

Virgin Australia Regional Fokker 100 VH-FWH, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 16th January, undertook a Seletar - Seletar test flight this morning as VA9925.












































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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20th March 2017 - VH-YFP Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFP positioned Brisbane - Christchurch for maintenance late tonight as VA9947.

20th March 2017 - VH-YVA Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVA, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 12th March, positioned Christchurch - Brisbane this evening as VA9947.

20th March 2017 - VH-ZPT Positioning Flight.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPT positioned Sydney - Melbourne as VA9938 early this evening following the cancellation of VA858.

20th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA324 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA333 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA806 Sydney - Melbourne

VA858 Sydney - Melbourne.

19th March 2017 - VH-YIG Enters Brisbane Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIG entered the Brisbane maintenance facility late tonight after arriving as VA997 from Sydney.

19th March 2017 - VH-ZPM Returns from Lake Charles Maintenance.

Withdrawn Embraer 190 VH-ZPM posiitoned Lake Charles - Nashville as VA9949 following repaint. It is not yet known what livery the aircraft now carries.

18th March 2017 - VH-XPG Returns from Peya Lebar Maintenance.

A330-200 VH-XPG, which has been under maintenance at Peya Lebar since 6th March, positioned Singapore - Melbourne this afternoon as VA9944.

18th March 2017 - VH-VPF Positions to Singapore Maintenance.

Boeing 777-3ZGER VH-VPF positioned Brisbane - Singapore for maintenance this morning as VA9941.

18th March 2017 - VH-VUQ VA362 Mackay Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUQ operating VA362 Townsville - Brisbane diverted via Mackay early this morning to accommodate passengers from the cancelled VA600 Mackay - Brisbane.

18th March 2017 - VH-VOZ Returns from Singapore Maintenance.

Boeing 777-3ZGER VH-VOZ, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 5th March, positioned Singapore - Brisbane in the early hours of this morning as VA9940.

18th March 2017 - VH-XFD Enters Melbourne Maintenance.

A330-200 VH-XFD was stopped for maintenance at Melbourne in the early hours of this morning after arriving as VA694 from Perth.

17th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA308 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA319 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA600 Mackay - Brisbane

VA837 Melbourne - Sydney

VA858 Sydney - Melbourne

VA867 Melbourne - Sydney

VA942 Brisbane - Sydney

VA943 Sydney - Brisbane.

17th March 2017 - VH-VUQ VA383 Rockhampton Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUQ operating VA383 Brisbane - Townsville diverted via Rockhampton this evening to accommodate passengers from the cancelled VA1253 Brisbane - Rockhampton.

17th March 2017 - VH-VUR VA463 Maroochydore Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUR operating VA463 Perth - Brisbane went around twice at Brisbane this afternoon then diverted to Maroochydore due to weather. The aircraft later positioned Maroochydore - Brisbane as VA9933.

17th March 2017 - VH-VUR VA463 Maroochydore Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUR operating VA463 Perth - Brisbane went around twice at Brisbane this afternoon then diverted to Maroochydore due to weather. The aircraft later positioned Maroochydore - Brisbane as VA9933.

17th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA337 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA346 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA613 Brisbane - Mackay

VA628 Sydney - Canberra

VA641 Canberra - Sydney

VA660 Sydney - Canberra

VA661 Canberra - Sydney

VA676 Perth - Melbourne

VA853 Melbourne - Sydney

VA866 Sydney - Melbourne

VA869 Melbourne - Sydney

VA882 Sydney - Melbourne

VA886 Sydney - Melbourne

VA909 Sydney - Brisbane

VA966 Brisbane - Sydney

VA977 Sydney - Brisbane

VA978 Brisbane - Sydney

VA1253 Brisbane - Rockhampton.

16th March 2017 - VH-YIM Operates Sydney - Auckland Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIM operated a Sydney - Auckland charter this afternoon as VA9014.

16th March 2017 - VH-YVD Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVD operated VA543 Sydney - Coolangatta with a 90 minute delay this evening then positioned Coolangatta - Brisbane as VA9903. As a result VA546 Coolangatta - Sydney was cancelled.

16th March 2017 - VH-ZPN Returns from Cloncurry.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Embraer 190 VH-ZPN positioned Cloncurry - Brisbane early this morning as VA9908.

16th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA546 Coolangatta - Sydney

VA685 Melbourne - Perth

VA878 Sydney - Melbourne

VA909 Sydney - Brisbane

VA978 Brisbane - Sydney

VA993 Sydney - Brisbane.

15th March 2017 - Alliance Fokker 70 VH-NKU Cloncurry Rescue Mission.

Following the Embraer 190 technical issue at Cloncurry this morning, Alliance Fokker 70 VH-NKU positioned Brisbane  - Cloncurry as VA9909 early this evening in order to operate the delayed VA494 Cloncurry - Brisbane.

15th March 2017 - VH-ZPN Cloncurry Technical Issue.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPN operated VA491 Brisbane - Cloncurry this morning, however it was unable to operate the return VA494 due to a technical issue.

15th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA966 Brisbane - Sydney

VA1192 Port Macquarie - Sydney.

14th March 2017 - VH-VUX Takes Over VA962 .

Following the earlier technical return of VA962 Brisbane - Sydney to Brisbane, the flight was subsequently operated by Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUX.

14th March 2017 - VH-VOM VA962 Brisbane Technical Return.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOM operating VA962 Brisbane - Sydney stopped the climb at 12,000 ft late this afternoon due to a technical issue and returned to Brisbane for a safe landing.

14th March 2017 - VH-YFN Operates Brisbane - Sydney Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFN operated a Brisbane - Sydney charter late this morning as VA9000.

14th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA500 Coolangatta - Sydney

VA511 Sydney - Coolangatta

VA516 Coolangatta - Sydney

VA654 Sydney - Canberra

VA661 Canberra - Sydney

VA814 Sydney - Melbourne

VA868 Sydney - Melbourne

VA869 Melbourne - Sydney

VA908 Brisbane - Sydney

VA931 Sydney - Brisbane

VA947 Sydney - Brisbane

VA950 Brisbane - Sydney

VA1662 Moranbah - Brisbane.

13th March 2017 - VH-FZH Karratha Technical Issue

Virgin Australia regional Fokker 100 VH-FZH operated VA1721 Perth - Karratha this morning, however the return VA1722 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Karratha - Perth during the evening as VA9921.

13th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA323 Melbourne - Brisbane

VA545 Sydney - Coolangatta

VA803 Melbourne - Sydney

VA824 Sydney - Melbourne

VA863 Melbourne - Sydney

VA865 Melbourne - Sydney

VA870 Sydney - Melbourne

VA893 Melbourne - Sydney

VA905 Sydney - Brisbane

VA962 Brisbane - Sydney

VA985 Sydney - Brisbane

VA1722 Karratha - Perth.

12th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA324 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA333 Melbourne - Brisbane.

11th March 2017 - VH-YVA Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

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

11th March 2017 - VH-VBZ Returns from Brisbane Maintenance.

Boeing 737-7FE VH-VBZ, which has been under maintenance at Brisbane since 3rd March, returned to service this evening operating VA379 Brisbane - Townsville.

11th March 2017 - VH-VUH Operates Melbourne - Brisbane Charter.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUH operated a Melbourne - Brisbane charter this afternoon as VA9001.

11th March 2017 - VH-YIM VA116 Brisbane Return.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIM operating VA116 Brisbane - Queenstown was around halfway across the Tasman this morning when it turned back to Brisbane for a safe landing. The flight and the return VA117 were subsequently cancelled.

11th March 2017 - VH-FNP VA1913 Perth Return.

Virgin Australia Regional A320 VH-FNP operating VA1913 Perth - Cocos Islands was close to Exmouth this morning when it turned back to Perth. Today’s Perth - Cocos Islands - Christmas Island - Perth circuit was subsequently cancelled.

11th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:

VA117 Queenstown - Brisbane

VA555 Sydney - Perth

VA912 Brisbane - Sydney

VA1912 Christmas Island - Perth

VA1913 Perth - Cocos Islands

VA1917 Cocos Islands - Christmas Island.

10th March 2017 - VH-YUD Returns from Seletar Maintenance.

Virgin Australia Regional A320 VH-YUD, which has been under maintenance at Seletar since 27th February, positioned Seletar - Perth this morning as VA9942.

10th March 2017 - VH-VOR Returns to Virgin Australia Service.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOR returned to Virgin Australia service this morning operating VA313 Melbourne - Brisbane.

10th March 2017 - Virgin Australia Flight Cancellations.

The following Virgin Australia flights did not operate today:


VA332 Brisbane - Melbourne

VA473 Perth - Brisbane

VA654 Sydney - Canberra

VA661 Canberra - Sydney

VA804 Sydney - Melbourne

VA815 Melbourne - Sydney

VA830 Sydney - Melbourne

VA869 Melbourne - Sydney

VA875 Melbourne - Sydney

VA974 Brisbane - Sydney

VA989 Sydney - Brisbane.

9th March 2017 - VH-YFN Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFN, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 5th March, positioned Christchurch - Melbourne late tonight as VA9947.

9th March 2017 - VH-VOR Returns from Townsville Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOR, which has been under maintenance at Townsville since 2nd March, positioned Townsville - Melbourne this afternoon as VA9902. The aircraft is now in plain white livery.