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Virgin Australia News and Information November 2012.

30th November 2012 - VH-VOQ Coolangatta Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOQ operated DJ543 Sydney - Coolangatta this evening however the return DJ546 was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

29th November 2012 - VH-YFC DJ1351 Cairns Diversion.

Boeing 737-81D VH-VFC operating DJ1351 Sydney - Darwin diverted to Cairns this morning due to a medical emergency on board. The aircraft then positioned Cairns - Brisbane still using DJ1351 as its callsign. DJ1354 Darwin - Sydney was cancelled.

29th November 2012 - VH-XFE Positioning Flight.

Following yesterday’s DJ562 diversion A330-200 VH-XFE positioned Melbourne - Sydney this morning as DJ9917.

29th November 2012 - VH-ZPJ Positioning Flight.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPJ positioned Hobart - Canberra as DJ9928 following the cancellation of DJ1196.

29th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ204 Adelaide - Melbourne

DJ813 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ1196 Hobart - Canberra

DJ1354 Darwin - Sydney

DJ2903 Perth - Christmas Island

DJ2904 Christmas Island - Perth.

28th November 2012 - VH-VBZ Positions to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-7FE VH-VBZ positioned Melbourne - Christchurch for maintenance today as DJ9928.

28th November 2012 - VH-XFE DJ562 Melbourne Diversion.

Airbus A330-200 VH-XFE operating DJ562 Perth - Sydney missed curfew at Sydney this evening and diverted to Melbourne. Weather caused delays to Perth services throughout the day.

28th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ938 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ1882 Newman - Perth.

27th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ609 Brisbane - Mackay

DJ610 Mackay - Brisbane

DJ845 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ854 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ939 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ954 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ960 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane.

26th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ812 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ853 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ854 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ873 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ912 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ960 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1384 Brisbane - Adelaide

DJ1393 Adelaide - Brisbane.

25th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ376 Townsville - Brisbane

DJ999 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1843 Perth - Port Hedland

DJ1846 Port Hedland - Perth

DJ1878 Port Hedland - Perth.

23rd November 2012 - VH-XFE Perth Technical Issue.

Airbus A330-200 VH-XFE encountered a technical issue at Perth this morning causing the cancellation of DJ696 Perth - Melbourne.

23rd November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ686 Perth - Melbourne

DJ697 Melbourne - Perth

DJ866 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ885 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ913 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ928 Brisbane - Sydney

22nd November 2012 - VH-VUY Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUY positioned Adelaide - Sydney this morning after suffering a technical issue earlier which caused the cancellation of DJ401 Adelaide - Sydney.

22nd November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

DJ401 Adelaide - Sydney

DJ505 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ508 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ876 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ897 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ913 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ928 Brisbane - Sydney.

21st November 2012 - VH-ZPE Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPE, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 14th November, positioned Christchurch - Melbourne this evening as DJ9937. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 6J/92Y.

21st November 2012 - VH-VOT Returns from Hamilton Island.

Following its earlier technical issue Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOT positioned Hamilton Island - Brisbane this evening as DJ9928.

21st November 2012 - VH-VOS Hamilton Island Rescue.

Following the earlier technical issue encountered by sister VH-VOT, Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOS positioned Brisbane - Hamilton Island as DJ9927 this afternoon in order to operate the delayed DJ1282 Hamilton Island - Sydney.


21st November 2012 - VH-VOT Hamilton Island Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOT operated DJ1281 Sydney - Hamilton Island this morning however it was unable to operate the return DJ1282 due to a technical issue.










































































































































































































































































































































































13th November 2012 - VH-ZPM Returns from Santa Maria Maintenance.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPM, which has been under maintenance at Santa Maria since 22nd October, departed today using VHZPM as its callsign. The aircraft will route Santa Maria - Honolulu - Apia - Brisbane arriving in Brisbane on 15th November.

13th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ960 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane.

12th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ867 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ882 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ970 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ993 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1231 Brisbane - Rockhampton

DJ1232 Rockampton - Brisbane

DJ1250 Rockhampton - Brisbane

DJ1258 Emerald - Brisbane

DJ1531 Hobart - Sydney.

11th November 2012 - VH-VUZ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUZ positioned Melbourne - Coolangatta this morning as DJ9935.

10th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ379 Brisbane - Townsville

DJ527 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ532 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ753 Melbourne - Coolangatta

DJ858 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ883 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ973 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1166 Coffs Harbour - Sydney

DJ1167 Sydney - Coffs Harbour.

10th November 2012 - VH-VUI Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUI positioned Brisbane - Townsville this evening as DJ9937.

9th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ973 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ992 Brisbane - Sydney.

8th November 2012 - VH-YID Returns From Christchurch Maintenance, Diverts Back to Melbourne.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YID positioned Christchurch - Melbourne this morning using VHYID as its callsign and entered service this afternoon as DJ1328 Melbourne - Hobart. However the flight had to return to Melbourne due to weather at Hobart. DJ1333 Hobart - Melbourne was therefore cancelled.

8th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ453 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ1333 Hobart - Melbourne.

7th November 2012 - VH-YID Christchurch Test Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YID, which positioned to Christchurch maintenance on 3rd November, undertook a three hour Christchurch - Christchurch test flight this afternoon as DJ9906.

7th November 2012 - VH-ZPE Positioning Flight.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPE positioned Brisbane - Melbourne early this morning as DJ9926.

7th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ229 Melbourne - Adelaide

DJ232 Adelaide - Melbourne

DJ256 Canberra - Melbourne

DJ630 Sydney - Canberra

DJ814 Sydney - Melbourne.

6th November 2012 - VH-VUA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUA positioned Melbourne - Brisbane this evening as DJ9927.

6th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ238 Adelaide - Melbourne

DJ863 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ869 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ891 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ965 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ977 Sydney - Brisbane.

5th November 2012 -VH-ZPK Returns to Service.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPK arrived into Brisbane this morning at the completion of its ferry flight from Santa Maria and re-entered service this evening as DJ975 Brisbane - Cairns. The aircraft is the first E190 to be reconfigured to 6J/92Y.

5th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ867 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ868 Sydney - Melbourne.

4th November 2012 - VH-VUX Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUX positioned Adelaide - Melbourne this evening as DJ9928.

4th November 2012 - VH-ZPQ Positioning Flight.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Embraer 190 VH-ZPQ positioned Coolangatta - Brisbane this morning as DJ9937.

4th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ218 Adelaide - Melbourne

DJ519 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ524 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ913 Sydney - Brisbane.

3rd November 2012 - VH-YID to Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YID positioned Melbourne - Christchurch for maintenance this evening as DJ9936.

3rd November 2012 - VH-ZPQ Coolangatta Technical Issue.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPQ operated DJ527 Sydney - Coolangatta this afternoon however the return DJ532 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

2nd November 2012 - VH-ZPK Returns from Santa Maria Maintenance.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPK departed Santa Maria this morning and will position Santa Maria - Lihue (overnight) - Apia - Brisbane using VHZPK as its callsign. It is scheduled to arrive in Brisbane on the morning of November 5th.


































































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21st November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ891 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ912 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ1164 Coffs Harbour - Sydney

DJ1165 Sydney - Coffs Harbour.

20th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ960 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1209 Canberra - Brisbane.

19th November 2012 - ZK-PBB Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBB, which has been out of service at Auckland since 14th November, positioned Auckland - Brisbane this morning as DJ9941.

19th November 2012 - VH-YFK Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFK positioned Brisbane - Cairns in the early hours of this morning as DJ9927 following the cancellation of yesterday’s DJ795.

19th November 2012 - VH-YIH Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIH positioned Melbourne - Darwin in the early hours of this morning following the cancellation of DJ1457.

19th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ67 Wellington - Brisbane

DJ810 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ811 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ824 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ833 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ838 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ853 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ863 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ878 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ960 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane

18th November 2012 - ZK-PBA Operates Tasman Extra.

Following the earlier cancellation of the DJ164/DJ165 Melbourne - Auckland rotation Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBA operated a Melbourne - Auckland extra late tonight as DJ9164 and will return early tomorrow as DJ9165.

18th November 2012 - VH-VBZ DJ341 Diversion and Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-7FE VH-VBZ operating DJ341 Melbourne - Brisbane diverted to Coolangatta this evening due to storms at Brisbane. The aircraft then positioned Coolangatta - Sydney as DJ9940.

18th November 2012 - ZK-PBA Raratonga Extra.

Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBA operated an additional Auckland - Raratonga rotation today as DJ9163/DJ9162.

18th November 2012 - VH-VUA Returns from Ayers Rock.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUA departed Ayers Rock this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed DJ1628 Ayers Rock - Sydney as DJ1630.



18th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ68 Brisbane - Wellington

DJ164 Melbourne - Auckland

DJ165 Auckland - Melbourne

DJ543 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ546 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ795 Brisbane - Cairns

DJ894 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ986 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ992 Brisbane - Sydney.

17th November 2012 - VH-VUA Ayers Rock Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUA operated DJ1627 Sydney - Ayers Rock today however the return DJ1628 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

17th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ186 Brisbane - Auckland

DJ973 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1628 Ayers Rock - Sydney.

16th November 2012 - VH-VOK Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOK positioned Melbourne - Brisbane this morning as DJ9935.

16th November 2012 - VH-ZPM Returns to Service.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPM returned to service this morning operating DJ1267 Brisbane - Mount Isa.

15th November 2012 - ZK-PBA New Zealand Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBA positioned Christchurch - Auckland early this morning in order to operate DJ179 Auckland - Nuku’alofa.

15th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ81 Christchurch - Brisbane

DJ505 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ508 Coolangatta - Sydney.

14th November 2012 - VH-ZPE to Christchurch Maintenance.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPE positioned Melbourne - Christchurch this evening as DJ9936.

14th November 2012 - ZK-PBD Australian Domestic Positioning Flights.

Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBD positioned Sydney - Brisbane this morning as DJ9939 in order to operate the DJ181/DJ180 Brisbane - Port Vila rotation. The aircraft then positioned Brisbane- Sydney early this evening as DJ9938.

14th November 2012 - VH-ZPQ Positioning Flight.

Embraer 190 VH-ZPQ positioned Adelaide - Canberra late this afternoon as DJ9916 following the cancellation of DJ580.

14th November 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ508 Adelaide - Canberra

DJ867 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ882 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ904 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ1259 Brisbane - Emerald

DJ1260 Emerald - Brisbane.