Emirates A380 A6-EDM Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN042, Emirates A6-EDM, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 20th January – 18th February, Emirates A380 A6-EDM returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK408 Dubai – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 17th February) diverted to Brisbane early this morning. After two and a half hours on the ground the aircraft positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6002.

Emirates A380 A6-EEP Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN138, Emirates A6-EEP, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 18th January – 17th February, returned to service this morning operating EK434 Dubai – Brisbane.

Etihad A380 A6-APA Returns from Sydney.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 13th February, Airbus A380-861 MSN166, Etihad A6-APA, positioned Sydney – Singapore – Abu Dhabi this morning as EY9009 operating on three engines.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN204, Emirates A6-EOT, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 16th January – 15th February, returned to service this afternoon operating EK143 Dubai – Madrid.

Emirates A380 A6-EEZ Positions to Dubai World Central Storage.

Airbus A380-861 MSN158, Emirates A6-EEZ, positioned Dubai – Dubai World Central for storage early this afternoon as EK2551. The aircraft had been under maintenance at Dubai since 8th February following a technical issue in Munich on 5th February.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMC Returns from Guangzhou Baiyun Maintenance.

Airbus A380-841 MSN044, Lufthansa D-AIMC, which has been under maintenance at Guangzhou Baiyun since 24th January, positioned Guangzhou Baiyun – Frankfurt in the early hours of this morning as LH9921. The aircraft has been repainted from Lufthansa 1984 into Lufthansa 2017 livery.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMD Returns to Munich Base.

Airbus A380-841 MSN048, Lufthansa D-AIMD, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Frankfurt since 10th February, positioned Frankfurt – Munich this morning as LH9924.

Etihad A380 A6-APA Sydney Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN166, Etihad A6-APA, arrived into Sydney this evening as EY454 from Abu Dhabi (depart Abu Dhabi 12th February), however the return EY455 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDS Returns from Dubai World Central Storage.

Airbus A380-861 MSN086, Emirates A6-EDS, which has been in storage at Dubai World Central since 15th January, positioned Dubai World Central – Dubai this afternoon as EK2554 and immediately entered the Dubai maintenance facility.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Returns from Barcelona.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 8th February, Airbus A380-861 MSN020, Emirates A6-EDD positioned Barcelona – Dubai early this evening as EK2566.

Emirates A380 A6-EOF Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN171, Emirates A6-EOF, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 20th January having previously been in storage at Dubai World Central since 23rd December 2018, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK316 Dubai – Osaka Kansai.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN017, Emirates A6-EDE, entered the Dubai maintenance facility in the early hours of this morning after arriving late last night as EK98 from Rome Fiumicino.

British Airways A380 G-XLED Operates Delayed Hong Kong Service.

Following the technical return of BA27 London Heathrow – Hong Kong to London Heathrow yesterday evening, the delayed flight was operated this evening by AIrbus A380-841 MSN144, British Airways G-XLED, as BA27D and will operate today’s BA28 Hong Kong – London Heathrow tomorrow as BA28D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Continues from Manchester.

Following its diversion yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, departed Manchester this afternoon continuing yesterday’s delayed EK15 Dubai – London Gatwick, routing Manchester – London Gatwick. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK16 London Gatwick – Dubai.

Etihad A380 A6-API Continues from Colombo.

Following its diversion yesterday morning, Airbus A380-861 MSN233, Etihad A6-API, departed Colombo in the early hours of this morning continuing the diverted EY454 Abu Dhabi – Sydney of 7th February, routing Colombo – Sydney as EY454A. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EY455 Sydney – Abu Dhabi as EY455A.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA BA27 London Heathrow Technical Return.

Airbus A380-841 MSN095, British Airways G-XLEA, operating BA27 London Heathrow – Hong Kong stopped the climb at 12,000ft this evening due to a technical issue, then positioned off the coast at Clacton to burn fuel before returning to London Heathrow.

Etihad A380 A6-API EY454 Colombo Medical Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN233, Etihad A6-API, operating EY454 Abu Dhabi – Sydney (depart Abu Dhabi 7th February) diverted to Colombo early this morning due to a medical emergency. It was then clear that the aircraft would not reach Sydney before curfew and so the flight will remain in Colombo until the early hours of tomorrow morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 6th February) diverted via Brisbane early this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF2 London Heathrow Technical Return.

Airbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, operating the London Heathrow – Singapore sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney stopped the climb at 8,000ft this evening due to a pressurisation issue, circled over the English channel and then returned to London Heathrow for a safe landing.

Emirates A380 A6-EEZ Returns from Munich.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 5th February, Airbus A380-861 MSN158, Emirates A6-EEZ, positioned Munich – Dubai this evening as EK2560 and immediately entered the Dubai maintenance facility.

Emirates A380 A6-EES Returns from Zurich.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN140, Emirates A6-EES, departed Zurich this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK86 Zurich – Dubai as EK86D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEE Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN112, Emirates A6-EEE, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 3rd December 2018, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK7 Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, departed London Heathrow this evening operating today’s scheduled QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from London Heathrow.

Airbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF1 from Sydney and Singapore, then returned this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney as QF2D.

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