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Virgin Australia News and Information October 2012.

30th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ901 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ904 Brisbane - Sydney.

29th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ814 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ833 Melbourne - Sydney.

28th October 2012 - VH-YIS Enters Service.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIS entered service today operating DJ334 Brisbane - Melbourne.

28th October 2012 - Virgin Callsigns Go Velocity.

The previous callsigns of the Virgin Australia group airlines, “Virgin”, “Bluebird”, “Bluey” and “Vee Oz” have been consolidated from today and all flights will use the callsign “Velocity”.

25th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ876 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ895 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ1486 Broome - Perth

DJ1843 Perth - Port Hedland.

22nd October 2012 - VH-VUZ Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUZ positioned Hobart - Melbourne this afternoon as DJ9927.

22nd October 2012 - VH-ZPM Departs for US Refit.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPM positioned Melbourne - Apia - Honolulu - Santa Maria using VHZPM as its callsign today for cabin refitting.

22nd October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ872 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ891 Melbourne - Sydney.

22nd October 2012 - VH-VOT Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOT positioned Melbourne - Hobart in the early hours of this morning as DJ9928.

21st October 2012 - VH-VOQ Returns from Christchurch Maintenance.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOQ, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 29th October, positioned Christchurch - Melbourne this afternoon as DJ9937.

20th October 2012 - VH-VOL Coolangatta Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOL operated DJ519 Sydney - Coolangatta this morning however a technical issue forced the cancellation of the return DJ524. The aircraft was later able to position Coolangatta - Brisbane as DJ9927.

20th October 2012 - VH-VUS Returns to Service.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUS, which has been out of service at Melbourne since 14th October, returned to traffic today operating DJ1295 Melbourne - Cairns.

19th October 2012 - VH-YIT Enters Service.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIT entered service today operating DJ326 Brisbane - Melbourne.

19th October 2012 - VH-YVA Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVA positioned Brisbane - Sydney very early this morning as DJ9936.

18th October 2012 - VH-ZPO Positioning Flight.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPO positioned Sydney - Melbourne this evening as DJ9934 following the cancellation of DJ872.

18th October 2012 - VH-ZPM Returns to Service.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPM, which has been out of service at Adelaide since 15th October, returned to traffic this morning operating DJ204 Adelaide - Melbourne.

17th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ535 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ540 Coolangatta - Sydney.

15th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ308 Brisbane - Melbourne

DJ859 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ874 Sydney - Melbourne.





















































































































































































































































































































































8th October 2012 - E190  VH-ZPD Brisbane Test Flight.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPD, which returned to Brisbane whilst operating DJ1220 to Brisbane on 6th October, undertook a one hour fifteen minute Brisbane - Brisbane test flight as DJ9915 this morning then returned to service operating the DJ1245/DJ1248 Brisbane - Rockhampton rotation. It was then scheduled to operate DJ795 Brisbane - Cairns but this flight was cancelled.

8th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ795 Brisbane - Cairns

DJ850 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ869 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ960 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1709 Brisbane - Gladstone

DJ1713 Brisbane - Gladstone

DJ1716 Gladstone - Brisbane

DJ1839 Perth - Port Hedland

DJ1728 Karratha - Perth.

7th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ1211 Canberra - Brisbane

DJ1715 Brisbane - Gladstone

DJ1718 Gladstone - Brisbane.

6th October 2012 - E190 VH-ZPD DJ1220 Brisbane Technical Return.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPD operating DJ1220 Brisbane - Canberra was almost helf way to Canberra at 36,000 ft when it turned back to Brisbane due to an unspecified technical issue. The flight and the return DJ1225 were cancelled.

5th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ876 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ895 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ970 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ989 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1763 Port Macquarie - Brisbane.

4th October 2012 - VH-YIS Delivered.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIS departed Boeing Field on delivery today routing Boeing Field - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane as DJ9882.

4th October 2012 - VH-YIR Delivered.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIR entered service today operating DJ916 Brisbane - Sydney.

4th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ814 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ833 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ842 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ859 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ875 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ925 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ946 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ1321 Hobart - Melbourne

DJ1507 Melbourne - Maroochydore

DJ1508 Maroochydore - Melbourne.

3rd October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ913 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ934 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ966 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane.

2nd October 2012 - VH-YIO Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIO positioned Canberra - Melbourne this morning as DJ9928 after the earlier cancellation of DJ252.

1st October 2012 - VH-YIT Delivered.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIT departed Boeing Field on delivery today routing Boeing Field - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane as DJ9882.

1st October 2012 - VH-YIE Nadi Extra.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIE operated an additional Brisbane - Nadi rotation today as DJ9816/DJ9861.

1st October 2012 - VH-VUT Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUT positioned Melbourne - Brisbane this morning as DJ9927.

1st October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ78 Coolangatta - Auckland

DJ79 Auckland - Coolangatta

DJ164 Melbourne - Auckland.

1st October 2012 - Brisbane Service Increases.

Virgin Australia increased the following service increases today:

Brisbane - Emerald ATR72 services increase from 17 to 24 weekly from 29th October.

Brisbane - Newcastle F100 services increase from 14 to 19 weekly from 12th November.

Brisbane - Rockhampton ATR72 services increase from 7 to 8 daily from 12th November.
















































The VA Source - News Archive.

14th October 2012 - VH-VOV Positions to Subang.

Withdrawn Boeing 737-82R VH-VOV positioned Brisbane - Subang this morning for end of lease maintenance.

14th October 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

DJ871 Melbourne - Sydney did not operate today.

13th October 2012 - ZK-PBG DJ164 Tauranga Diversion.

Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBG operating DJ164 Melbourne - Auckland diverted to Tauranga this afternoon. The aircraft later continued Tauranga - Auckland as DJ9164.

13th October 2012 - ZK-PBI Positioning Flight.

Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBI, which has been under maintenance at Christchurch since 6th October, positioned Christchurch - Melbourne this afternoon as DJ9937.

13th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ78 Coolangatta - Auckland

DJ79 Auckland - Coolangatta

DJ162 Raratonga - Auckland

DJ163 Auckland - Raratonga.

12th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ333 Melbourne - Brisbane

DJ342 Brisbane - Melbourne

DJ807 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ820 Sydney - Melbourne

DJ867 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ873 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ960 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane.

11th October 2012 - VH-VOV Withdrawn.

Boeing 737-82R VH-VOV was withdrawn from service this evening after operating DJ351 Melbourne - Brisbane.

11th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ535 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ540 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ895 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ913 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ928 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ970 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ993 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1245 Brisbane - Rockhampton

DJ1248 Rockhampton - Brisbane

DJ1716 Gladstone - Brisbane.

10 October 2012 - VH-ZPF Positioning Flight.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPF which has been out of service at Canberra since 8th October, positioned Canberra - Melbourne this afternoon as DJ9945.

10th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ257 Melbourne - Canberra

DJ302 Brisbane - Melbourne

DJ535 Sydney - Coolangatta

DJ540 Coolangatta - Sydney

DJ637 Canberra - Sydney

DJ827 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ935 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ958 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ1210 Brisbane - Canberra

DJ1217 Canberra - Brisbane

DJ1248 Rockhampton - Brisbane.

9th October 2012 - VH-ZPK Departs for US Refit.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPK positioned Brisbane - Apia this morning using VHZPK as its callsign and will continue Apia - Honolulu - Santa Maria tomorrow where it will undergo cabin refurbishment.

9th October 2012 - VH-ZPG Positioning Flight.

Embraer E190 VH-ZPG, which has been out of service at Sydney since 6th October, positioned Sydney - Melbourne this morning as DJ9936.

9th October 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

DJ218 Adelaide - Melbourne

DJ219 Melbourne - Adelaide

DJ308 Brisbane - Melbourne

DJ323 Melbourne - Brisbane

DJ609 Brisbane - Mackay

DJ610 Mackay - Brisbane

DJ677 Melbourne - Perth

DJ682 Perth - Melbourne

DJ770 Cairns - Brisbane

DJ807 Melbourne - Sydney

DJ960 Brisbane - Sydney

DJ981 Sydney - Brisbane

DJ1209 Canberra - Brisbane

DJ1398 Brisbane - Adelaide

DJ1405 Adelaide - Brisbane

DJ1709 Brisbane - Gladstone

DJ1715 Brisbane - Gladstone

DJ1718 Gladstone - Brisbane.