Emirates A380 A6-EDO Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai today. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/399Y configuration.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns to Service.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF re-entered service today operating QF31 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow. This was the first QANTAS A380 service since the November 4th grounding.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Airbus A380 VH-OQF positioned Los Angeles – Sydney as QF6002 tonight. This is the first QANTAS A380 movement since the November 4th grounding.

Emirates A380 A6-EDN Delivered.

Airbus A380-861 MSN056, Emirates A6-EDN, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai today. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/399Y configuration.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF32 Singapore Technical Return. A380 Operations Suspended.

AIrbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operating the Singapore – Sydney sector of QF32 London Heathrow Singapore – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 3rd November) suffered an uncontained engine failure to the number two engine shortly after take off from Singapore whilst in Indonesian airspace over the island of Batam. The aircraft returned to Singapore and landed some 2 hours after take off. There are reports of several large pieces of engine debris landing in built up areas of the Dutumas district.

The number 2 engine and leading edge of the left wing have sustained serious damage. The aircraft had returned from a C Check at Frankfurt on October 6th.

As a precaution and pending results of an investigation QANTAS has suspended all A380 operations.