QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operated today’s first QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operated today’s first QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne. This was the first QANTAS London Heathrow – Dubai service.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated today’s first Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow QF1.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operated today’s first Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow QF9.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated a Sydney – Sydney circuit today as QF6620 in tandem with Emirates A380 A7-EDY to publicise the QANTAS/Emirates tie-up.
Emirates A380 A6-EDY operated a Sydney – Sydney flight over Sydney Harbour as EK8388 today in tandem with AIrbus A380-842 MSN062, QANTAS VH-OQJ, to publicise the new Emirates/QANTAS alliance.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operated today’s final London Heathrow – Singapore – Melbourne QF10 service tonight before the flight switches to its new London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney route tomorrow. This was the final QANTAS departure from London Heathrow to Singapore.
Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operated today’s final London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney QF2 service tonight before the flight switches to its new London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney route tomorrow.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operated today’s final Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow QF1 service today before the flight switches to its new Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow route tomorrow. This flight was the last QANTAS departure Singapore – London Heathrow.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operated today’s final Melbourne – Singapore – London Heathrow QF9 service today before the flight switches to its new Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow route tomorrow.
Airbus A380-861 MSN106, Emirates A6-EDY operated EK412 Dubai – Sydney today instead of operating the usual Dubai – Sydney – Auckland routing. Tomorrow’s EK412/EK413 Sydney – Auckland rotation will not operate to enable the aircraft to take part in a flyover of Sydney Harbour in tandem with a QANTAS A380.
Airbus A380-861 MSN057, Emirates A6-EDO, operated the EK15/EK16 Dubai – London Gatwick rotation today in to test new gate facilities at London Gatwick. This is the second “one-off” in service appearance of an Emirates A380 at London Gatwick.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQE positioned Los Angeles – Sydney this morning as QF6012.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operated yesterday’s delayed QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles early this afternoon as QF11D.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operated QF108 Los Angeles – Sydney tonight wearing a logo and carrying guests for the Ellen DeGeneres Show to be filmed in Australia.
Emirates A380 A6-EDM operating EK201 Dubai – New York JFK diverted via Amsterdam this afternoon due to a emergency on board.
Following its technical issue and return to Dubai whilst operating EK241 Dubai – Toronto yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN011, Emirates A6-EDA, set off from Dubai for Toronto again this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK241.
Emirates A380 A6-EDN operated yesterday’s delayed EK406 Dubai – Melbourne – Auckland this morning.
Emirates A380 A6-EDA operating EK241 Dubai – Toronto was closed to Volgograd when it turned back to Dubai due to a technical issue.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQD arrived into Sydney this morning as QF108 from Los Angeles and was scheduled to operate the QF127/QF128 Sydney – Hong Kong rotation. However a technical issue with the aircraft has caused this flight to be delayed overnight.
Emirates A380 A6-EEE operated the EK701/EK702 Dubai – Mauritius rotation today as a one-off flight to mark the 45th Anniversary of Mauritius becoming independent. This was the first commercial A380 service to Mauritius. The aircraft wore special decals for the flight.
Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN020, Emirates A6-EDD, continued from Melbourne this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK407 Melbourne – Dubai using callsign EK407D.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQF made a Sydney – Sydney flight as QF6600 with a low flypast of the CBD prior to the memorial service for former QANTAS non-executive Director James Strong.
Airbus A380-841 MSN122, Thai Airways HS-TUD, wearing test registration F-WWSE, positioned Finkenwerder – Toulouse today following cabin fit out.
Emirates A380 A6-EDD operated EK407 Auckland – Melbourne this evening, physician however the onward service to Dubai has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQG positioned Singapore – Manila late tonight as QF6005 where it will be reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into Singapore this evening as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London 5th March), which was its final passenger flight in 14F/72J/32W/332Y configuration. The Singapore – Sydney sector was then operated by sister VH-OQJ making its first passenger flight in 14F/64J/35W/371Y configuration.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 31th January, positioned Manila – Singapore in the early hours of this morning as QF6006. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.
Airbus A380-841 MSN120, China Southern Airlines B-6140 was delivered Toulouse – Tianjin Binhai today as CZ120. The aircraft is in 8F/70J/428Y configuration and wears standard China Southern Airlines livery. This brings the China Southern Airlines fleet up to five aircraft.