QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 22nd December, positioned Manila – Hong Kong as QF6016 in the early hours of this morning and will return to service later as QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64W/35W/371Y.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC EK413 Singapore Fuel Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai (depart Auckland 28th January) diverted via Singapore for fuel this morning. This was a planned diversion due to weather at Sydney causing the flight to depart from the short Runway 07 meaning not enough fuel could be carried for Sydney – Dubai direct.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Returns to Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 26th January, AIrbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, returned to service this morning operating QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates Delayed QF93.

With sister VH-OQE still out of service at Melbourne, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, operated yesterday’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today as QF93D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6007 this afternoon in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Singapore – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF10 from London Heathrow and Singapore (depart London 24th January), however its next scheduled flight as QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft. This will also cause a delay to QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY Continues from Melbourne.

Following its return to Melbourne yesterday with a technical issue whilst operating EK407 Melbourn – Dubai, Airbus A380-861 MSN106, Emirates A6-EDY was able to continue the flight today using callsign EK407D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY EK407 Melbourne Technical Return.

Airbus A380-861 MSN106, Emirates A6-EDY operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of EK407 Auckland – Melbourne – Dubai developed a technical issue shortly after take off and returned to Melbourne around two hours after take off after dumping fuel.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA EK413 Melbourne Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA operating EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai diverted to Melbourne on the Auckland – Sydney leg this evening due to weather at Sydney. The aircraft will overnight at Melbourne and then operate Melbourne – Sydney – Dubai tomorrow as EK8413.

Emirates A380 A6-EDV EK131 Helsinki Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDV operating EK131 Dubai – Moscow Domodedovo diverted to Helsinki late tonight due to weather at Moscow. This is the first Emirates A380 to visit Helsinki.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI made its first flight from Toulouse today using test registration F-WWAM and positioned to Finkenwerder for cabin outfitting.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD positioned Sydney – Melbourne this afternoon as QF6002 in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Singapore – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF10 Dubai Medical Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operating the London Heathrow – Singapore sector of QF10 (depart London 4th January) diverted via Dubai this morning due to a medical emergency on board. The full routing will now be London Heathrow – Dubai – Singapore – Melbourne.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSY and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Returns from Singapore as QF36.

Having spent New Year’s Eve at Singapore due to the short working of QF9 on 30th December, AIrbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE, operated Singapore – Melbourne this evening as QF36 to the timings of the usual QF10 sector.