Following the technical issue encountered by sister A6-EDY at Toronto yesterday, / Airbus A380-861 MSN057, Emirates A6-EDO, positioned New York JFK – Toronto this morning as EK7204 after operating EK203 Dubai – New York JFK. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK242 Toronto – Dubai. EK204 New York JFK – Dubai was therefore cancelled.
Airbus A380-861 MSN106, Emirates A6-EDY operated EK241 Dubai – Toronto today, however it was unable to operate the return EK242 due to a technical issue. The flight has been rescheduled for tomorrow.
Airbus A380-841 MSN131, Thai Airways HS-TUF, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSU and positioned to Finkenwerder for cabin fit out.
Emirates A380 A6-EEJ made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAZ and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQD positioned Brisbane – Sydney this morning as QF6002.
Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEE departed Beijing this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK307 Beijing – Dubai as EK307D.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating the delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney of 13th April, which departed on 14th April as QF12D, diverted to Brisbane early this evening. The aircraft then encountered a minor technical issue which meant it would have missed curfew at Sydney. Consequently the aircraft overnighted at Brisbane.
Emirates A380 A6-EEE operated EK306 Dubai – Beijing today, / however the return EK307 has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated yesterday’s delayed QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles this morning as QF11D and will turn around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.
Following the technical issue it encountered at Melbourne on 7th April, / Airbus A380-861 MSN020, Emirates A6-EDD, positioned Melbourne – Dubai this afternoon as EK3405.
Emirates A380 A6-EEL made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration as F-WWSH and positioned to Finkenwerder.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 6th April) diverted via Bahrain on the Sydney – Dubai leg this morning due to weather at Dubai. The full routing was therefore Sydney – Bahrain – Dubai – London Heathrow.
Emirates A380 A6-EDD arrived into Melbourne this morning as EK406 from Dubai (depart Dubai 6th April), however the onward EK406 service to Auckland and the return EK407 Auckland – Melbourne – Dubai were both cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.
Emirates A380 A6-EDK operated the EK382/EK383 Dubai – Hong Kong rotation today in place of the usual Boeing 777-300ER.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQA positioned Sydney – Manila this evening as QF6011 where the aircraft will be reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371J. It’s last passenger service in 14F.72J/32W/332Y configuration was QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney on 2nd April.
Emirates A380 A6-EDE operated this morning’s delayed EK406 Dubai – Melbourne – Auckland late tonight as EK406D.
QANTAS A380 VH-OQG, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 6th March, positioned Manila – Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6016 then re-entered service as QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 14F/64J/35W/371Y.