Emirates A380 A6-EDY Sydney Harbour Flight.

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 Operates Final QF10 via Singapore.

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.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Operates Final QF2 via 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 Operates Final QF1 via Singapore.

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 Operates Final QF9 via Singapore.

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.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY Operates Short EK412.

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.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO Operates Second One Off Gatwick Rotation.

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-OQK Ellen DeGeneres Logo.

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-EDA Tries Again for Toronto.

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.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Sydney 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 Operates One-Off Mauritius Rotation.

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.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Continues from Melbourne.

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.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Melbourne Technical Issue.

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 QF2 Singapore Aircraft Swap.

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 Leaves Manila Maintenance.

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.

China Southern Airlines B-6140 Delivered.

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.