A6-EDQ Enters Service.

Airbus A380 A6-EDQ entered service today operating the EK73/EK74 Dubai – Paris CDG rotation. This aircraft is configured in the 38M coded 14F/76J/427Y without the lower deck crew rest area.

A6-EDI Test Flight.

Airbus A380 A6-EDI undertook a Dubai – Dubai test flight today as EK999.

A6-EDQ Delivered.

Airbus A380 A6-EDQ was delivered today routing Finkenwerder – Dubai as EK7380.

A6-EDI Returns to Dubai.

Airbus A380 A6-EDI positioned Hyderabad – Dubai today as EK7373 following its technical diversion to Chennai whilst operating EK380 on 23rd October.

A6-EDI EK385 Chennai Technical Diversion.

Airbus A380 A6-EDI operating EK385 Hong Kong – Bangkok – Dubai (depart Hong Kong 22 October) was en route from Bangkok – Dubai when it encountered hydraulic problems and needed to divert. The aircraft first headed towards Chennai but decided instead to put down in Hyderabad due its longer runway. Around 80 passengers were transferred to the scheduled EK527 Hyderabad – Dubai operated by Boeing 777-31HER A6-EMR.

A6-EDP Enters Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, entered service today on the EK17/EK18 Dubai – Manchester rotation. This aircraft is fitted in the 38L coded 14F/76J/399Y configuration with the lower deck crew rest area.

A6-EDP Delivered.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, was delivered today routing Finkenwerder – Dubai as EK7380.

China Southern Airlines A380 B-6136 Delivered.

Airbus A380-841 MSN031, China Southern Airlines B-6136 was delivered Toulouse – Beijing Capital today. The aircraft is in 8F/70J/428Y configuration and wears standard China Southern Airlines livery. This is the first A380 for China Southern Airlines.

Munich A380 Brought Forward as Kuala Lumpur is Delayed.

Airbus A380 service on the EK49/EK50 Dubai – Munich rotation, scheduled to begin on 1 January 2012 has been brought forward to commence on 25 November 11. Conversely Airbus A380 service on the EK346/EK347 Dubai – Kuala Lumpur rotation, scheduled to begin on 1 December 2011 has been postponed until 1 January 2012.

A6-EDO EK202 Manchester Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 operating EK202 New York JFK – Dubai (depart New York 4 October) diverted via Manchester this morning due to a situation on board.