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Virgin Australia News & Information March 2012.

31st March 2012 - VH-VUK Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUK positioned Melbourne - Christchurch late this evening as DJ9070.

31st March 2012 - VH-ZPT Positioning Flight.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPT positioned Sydney - Melbourne as DJ9064 today following the cancellation of DJ850.

31st March 2012 - Fiji Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ511 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ516 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ850 Sydney - Melbourne.

30th March 2012 - Fiji Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today due to flooding at Nadi airport:

DJ175 Brisbane - Nadi

DJ176 Nadi Brisbane

DJ194 Nadi - Melbourne

DJ195 Melbourne - Nadi.

29th March 2012 - VH-XWR Returns.

Alliance Airlines Fokker F100 VH-XWR operated for Virgin Australia again today on the following services:

DJ1106 Brisbane - Newcastle

DJ1109 Newcastle - Brisbane

DJ1251 Brisbane - Rockhampton.

28th March 2012 - VH-YIB Launceston Extra.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIB operated a Brisbane - Launceston extra this morning as DJ9000 in connection with V8 Racing at Symmons Plain.

29th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ527 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ532 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ771 Brisbane - Cairns

DJ778 Cairns - Brisbane

DJ815 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ830 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ913 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ928 Brisbane - Sydney.


28th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ337 Melbourne - Brisbane

DJ505 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ508 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ527 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ532 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ807 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ820 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ1426 Cairns - Sydney.

28th March 2012 - VH-VBN Leaves Australia.

Boeing 737-76N VH-VBN departed Australia today routing Brisbane - Subang as DJ9081.

28th March 2012 - VH-VUV Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUV positioned Hobart - Melbourne early this morning as DJ9061.

27th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

DJ669 Canberra - Sydney and DJ1325 Hobart - Melbourne did not operate today.

26th March 2012 - VH-VPH Positions for Singapore Repaint.

Boeing 777-3GZER VH-VPH positioned Sydney - Singapore as VS9079 this morning where it will be repainted and become the first Boeing 777-300ER to wear Virgin Australia livery.

26th March 2012 - VH-VPF Returns from Auckland Maintenance.

Boeing 777-3GZER VH-VPF positioned Auckland - Sydney as VA9077 this morning following maintenance.

26th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ639 Canberra - Sydney

DJ655 Canberra - Sydney

DJ807 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ815 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ820 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ932 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ943 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ960 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane.

25th March 2012 - VH-VBN Withdrawn.

Boeing 737-76N VH-VBN was withdrawn from Virgin Australia service today.

24th March 2012 - VH-VUN to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8BK VH-VUN positioned Melbourne - Christchurch late tonight using VHVUN as its callsign.

24th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ511 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ516 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ943 Sydney - Brisbane.

23rd March 2012 - VH-XWR Operates for Virgin Austraia.

Alliance Airlines Fokker F100 VH-XWR operated on behalf of Virgin Australia today on the following services:

DJ1231 Brisbane - Rockhampton

DJ1232 Rockhampton - Brisbane

DJ1102 Brisbane - Newcastle

DJ1105 Newcastle - Brisbane.

23rd March 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

DJ850 Sydney - Melbourne did not operate today.

22nd March 2012 - VH-VUM Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUV positioned Brisbane - Sydney this afternoon as DJ9060.

22nd March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ67 Wellington - Brisbane

DJ812 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ829 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ838 Sydney - Melbourne.

21st March 2012 - VH-VUM Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8BK VH-VUM positioned Brisbane - Sydney this evening as DJ9060.

21st March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ68 Brisbane - Wellington

DJ256 Canberra - Melbourne

DJ302 Brisbane - Melbourne

DJ326 Brisbane - Melbourne

DJ351 Melbourne - Brisbane

DJ358 Brisbane - Melbourne

DJ512 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ635 Canberra - Sydney

DJ827 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ830 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ842 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ859 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ1256 Emerald - Brisbane.

20th March 2012 - VH-YFK Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFK positioned Brisbane - Melbourne this afternoon as DJ9062.

































































































































































8th March 2012 - VH-VBZ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-7FE VH-VBZ positioned Cairns - Sydney this evening as DJ9062 following the cancellation of DJ1426.

8th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ505 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ506 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ509 Sydney - Coolangatta.

7th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ512 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ527 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ532 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ807 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ820 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ881 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ925 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ946 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1239 Brisbane - Rockhamptom

DJ1240 Rockhampton - Brisbane.

7th March 2012 - VH-YFG Enters Service.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFG entered service today as DJ1206 Brisbane - Canberra.

7th March 2012 - VH-YFK Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFK positioned Sydney - Melbourne this afternoon as DJ9002.

6th March 2012 - VH-VUC To Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUC positioned Brisbane - Christchurch this evening using callsign VHVUC.

6th March 2012 - VH-VOW Leaves Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8Q8 VH-VOW left Christchurch this evening positioning to Brisbane as DJ9073.

5th March 2012 - VH-VUL Maroochydore Weather Diversion and Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUL operating DJ1509 Melbourne - Maroochydore diverted to Melbourne today due to weather at Maroochydore. The aircraft subsequently positioned Brisbane - Melbourne as DJ9060. As a result DJ1508 Maroochydore - Melbourne was cancelled.

5th March 2012 - 777-300ER Auckland Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 777-3ZGER VH-VOZ positioned Sydney - Auckland early this morning as VA9078. Sister VH-VPE then positioned Auckland - Sydney as VA9077.

5th March 2012 - VH-VUX Maroochydore Weather Diversion and Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8KG VH-VUX operating DJ1509 Melbourne - Maroochydore diverted to Melbourne today due to weather at Maroochydore. The aircraft subsequently positioned Brisbane - Melbourne as DJ9062.

5th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ319 Melbourne - Brisbane

DJ808 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ816 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ837 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ942 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ1508 Maroochydore - Melbourne.

4th March 2012 - VH-VOW to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8Q8 VH-VOW positioned Melbourne - Christchurch late this evening as DJ9070.

4th March 2012 - VH-VUN Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8BK VH-VUN positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as DJ9062.

4th March 2012 - VH-ZPG Positioning Flight.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPG positioned Brisbane - Sydney this morning as DJ9064.

4th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ869 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ904 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ951 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ970 Brisbane - Sydney.

3rd March 2012 - VH-YVA Positions from Townsville.

Boeing 737-81D VH-YVA positioned Townsville - Brisbane today as DJ9060.

3rd March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ184 Nadi - Melbourne

DJ185 Melbourne - Nadi

DJ605 Brisbane - Mackay

DJ608 Mackay - Brisbane

DJ965 Sydney - Brisbane.

2nd March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ328 Brisbane - Melbourne

DJ543 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ546 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ629 Canberra - Sydney

DJ866 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ877 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ885 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ1642 Cairns - Townsville

DJ1906 Townsville - Rockhampton.

2nd March 2012 - ZK-PBG DJ165 Auckland Return.

Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBG operating DJ165 Auckland - Melbourne returned to Auckland shortly after departure due to a medical emergency on board. The flight was able to re-commence with the same aircraft.

1st March 2012 - VH-YFI First Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFI made its first flight today from Renton - Boeing Field as BOE850.

1st March 2012 - VH-ZPR Positions from Ayers Rock.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPR positioned Ayers Rock - Sydney this afternoon as DJ9250.

1st March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ515 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ518 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ807 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ811 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ820 Sydney - Melbourne

Dj853 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ916 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ917 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ919 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ947 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ957 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ960 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ982 Brisbane - Sydney.

1st March 2012 - 737-700 Flights Go All Economy.

From today all Boeing 737-700 flights will be sold and operated with all-Economy service.



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20th March 2012 - VH-ZPC Positioning Flight.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPC positioned Brisbane - Sydney early this morning as DJ9060.

20th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ332 Brisbane - Melbourne

DJ1536 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ1117 Brisbane - Proserpine

DJ1118 Proserpine - Brisbane

DJ1408 Cairns - Sydney.

19th March 2012 - VH-ZPC Positioning Flight.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPC operated Rockhampton - Brisbane late this evening as DJ9250.

19th March 2012 - VH-YFI On Delivery.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFI departed Boeing Field on delivery today as DJ9080 routing Boeing Field - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane.

19th March 2012 - ZK-PBD Positioning Flight.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBD positioned Raratonga - Auckland this morning as DJ9162.

19th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

DJ535 Sydney - Coolangatta and DJ540 Coolangatta - Sydney did not operate today.

18th March 2012 - VH-YIG Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIG positioned Brisbane - Sydney this afternoon as DJ9060.

18th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ1141 Sydney - Ballina-Byron

DJ1142 Ballina-Byron - Sydney

DJ1261 Brisbane - Emerald

DJ1262 Emerald - Brisbane

DJ1877 Perth - Newman

DJ1878 Newman - Perth.

17th March 2012 - VH-VUI Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUI positioned Brisbane - Melbourne  late this evening as DJ9060.

17th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ358 Brisbane - Melbourne

DJ1485 Perth - Broome

DJ1486 Broome - Perth

DJ1721 Perth - Karratha

DJ1724 Karratha - Perth

DJ1837 Perth - Port Hedland

DJ1840 Port Hedland - Perth.

16th March 2012 - VH-XFA Positioning Flight.

Airbus A330-200 VH-XFA positioned Melbourne - Perth late this evening as DJ9063.

16th March 2012 - VH-ZPT Positioning Flight.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPT positioned Newman - Perth this morning as DJ9252.

16th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ565 Sydney - Perth

DJ812 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ845 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ854 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ873 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ1421 Sydney - Cairns

DJ1426 Cairns - Sydney

DJ1843 Perth - Port Hedland

DJ1846 Port Hedland - Perth.

15th March 2012 - 777-300ER Auckland Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 777-3GZER VH-VPF positioned Sydney - Auckland today as VA9078. Sister VH-VOZ then positioned Auckland - Sydney as VA9077.

15th March 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

DJ904 Brisbane - Sydney did not operate today.

14th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ526 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ535 Sydney - Coolangatta.

14th March 2012 - VH-XFA Positioning Flight.

Airbus A330-200 VH-XFA positioned Perth -Melbourne this morning as DJ9060.

14th March 2012 - VH-VUL Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUL positioned Melbourne - Perth this morning as DJ9065.

12th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The DJ481/DJ482 Sydney - Maroochydore rotation did not operate today.

11th March 2012 - VH-ZPA Ayers Rock Extra.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPA operated a Melbourne - Ayers Rock rotation today as DJ9063/DJ9064.

11th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The DJ871 Melbourne - Sydney and DJ886 Sydney - Melbourne did not operate today.

10th March 2012 - VH-ZPJ Positioning Flight.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPJ positioned Sydney - Coolangatta this evening as DJ9061.

10th March 2012 - VH-VUW Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8KG VH-VUW positioned Canberra - Sydney this afternoon as DJ9061.

10th March 2012 - ZK-PBG Positioning Flight.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBG positioned Christchurch - Brisbane this afternoon as DJ9254.

9th March 2012 - Virgin Australia 777-300ER Weekly Etihad Wet Lease.

From May 2012 Etihad will add an extra weekly service on the Abu Dhabi - Kuala Lumpur route by wet-leasing a Virgin Australia Boeing 777-300ER which would otherwise be on the ground in Abu Dhabi for 35 hours. The new flight will operate on Sundays and is subject to government approval.

9th March 2012 - ZK-PBA Australian Positioning Flight.

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBA positioned Brisbane - Sydney this afternoon as DJ9081.

9th March 2012 - VH-ZPQ Positioning Flights.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPQ positioned Melbourne - Canberra late this afternoon as DJ9061 then operated Canberra - Brisbane as DJ9251 and positioned Brisbane - Melbourne as DJ9062.

9th March 2012 - VH-VUW Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8KG VH-VUW operated Sydney - Canberra at lunchtime as DJ9252.

9th March 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ736 Coolangatta - Melbourne

DJ739 Melbourne - Coolangatta

DJ1211 Canberra - Brisbane.