Cairns Airport Informational Guide to Cairns Airport (CNS) - Non Official

VA1298 Virgin Australia - Flight Status

Below, you can find details about Virgin Australia flight VA1298, which currently operates between the airports of Cairns - Cairns Airport (Airport Code CNS) and Melbourne - Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (Airport Code MEL).
This flight data pertains specifically to the flight's details for Saturday, February 24, 2024.

VA1298 On Time performance:
60
We have calculated the percentage of flights that arrived within 15 minutes of their scheduled time, or earlier, based on real flight data from the last 3 months. More about punctuality and delays

Flight Status

VA1298 Virgin Australia to Melbourne

Airline information

Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia

Departure

Cairns (CNS)
February 19, 2024
Cairns Airport

Arrival

Melbourne (MEL)
February 20, 2024
Melbourne Tullamarine Airport
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Codeshare Flights

This flight is shared with other airlines, this means that these other flights are the same:

- EY6382 - Etihad Airways

- QR6366 - Qatar Airways

Additional Information

Which is the frequency of flight VA1298?
The flight VA1298 is scheduled to flight on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday on a weekly basis.

Which is the distance of flight VA1298?
The distance between the two airports is 2338 kilometers.

Which is the flight time of flight VA1298?
The scheduled flight time gate to gate is: 03:25 hours.
The real flight time gate to gate on average is: 03:21 hours.

Are the departure airport and arrival airport at the same Time Zone?
No, each airport is in a different timezone. The times shown above, are presented in the local time of each respective airport.
Current Time in Cairns: 2024-02-25 00:23:00
Current Time in Melbourne: 2024-02-24 23:23:00

Alternative Flights

The following airlines serves the same route between Cairns and Melbourne:

Jetstar
- Flight Number: JQ16.
- Flight Number: JQ941.
- Flight Number: JQ945.
- Flight Number: JQ947. (On Time performance: 51 - Average Delay: 20 minutes)

Qantas
- Flight Number: QF703. (On Time performance: 73 - Average Delay: 12 minutes)
- Flight Number: QF705. (On Time performance: 76 - Average Delay: 10 minutes)

Virgin Australia
- Flight Number: VA1292. (On Time performance: 50 - Average Delay: 25 minutes)

Punctuality and delays

We have gathered data from recent months and present below an analysis of how timely the flights have been.

In terms of On-Time Performance, by analyzing the flight data from the last three months, spanning from November 19, 2023 to February 18, 2024, we have obtained these figures.
Total number of flights: 68
On Time: 41 ( 60 % )
Moderate Delay: 10 ( 15 % )
Significant Delay: 8 ( 12 % )
Major Delay: 5 ( 7 % )
Canceled: 4 ( 6 % )
Diverted: 0 ( 0 % )

Average Delay: 16 minutes.
Delays analyzed by Weekday: We have gathered available data from last six months, spanning from August 20, 2023 to February 18, 2024. Next, you can observe the results broken down by day of the week: number of flights analyzed, on-time performance per day, and average delay per day.

Delays analyzed by Month: We have gathered available data from last twelve closed months, spanning from February 02, 2023 to January 20, 2024. Next, you can observe the results broken down by month: number of flights analyzed, on-time performance per month, and average delay per month.

Note: We have excluded some months from the graph, since the quantity and quality of the data is not representative enough.

Last Past Flights VA1298

Date
Departure
Arrival
Duration
Aircraft
Status
Saturday
24 February
20:01
Cairns (CNS)
00:05
Melbourne (MEL)
4h 4min
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
Landed - On-time
Tuesday
20 February
19:48
Cairns (CNS)
00:17
Melbourne (MEL)
4h 29min
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
Landed - On-time
Monday
19 February
19:47
Cairns (CNS)
00:10
Melbourne (MEL)
4h 23min
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
Landed - On-time
Saturday
17 February
20:08
Cairns (CNS)
00:33
Melbourne (MEL)
4h 25min
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
Landed - Delayed
Friday
16 February
20:11
Cairns (CNS)
00:28
Melbourne (MEL)
4h 17min
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
Landed - Delayed
Tuesday
13 February
20:02
Cairns (CNS)
00:22
Melbourne (MEL)
4h 20min
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
Landed - On-time
Monday
12 February
19:37
Cairns (CNS)
23:53
Melbourne (MEL)
4h 16min
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
Landed - On-time
Saturday
10 February
19:38
Cairns (CNS)
23:54
Melbourne (MEL)
4h 16min
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
Landed - On-time
Friday
09 February
20:10
Cairns (CNS)
00:19
Melbourne (MEL)
4h 9min
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
Landed - On-time
Tuesday
06 February
19:59
Cairns (CNS)
00:06
Melbourne (MEL)
4h 7min
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800
Landed - On-time