Emirates A380 A6-EDC EK413 Sydney Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC operated the Auckland – Sydney sector of EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai this afternoon, find / usa however the onward flight to Dubai has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDT London Gatwick Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 technical issue at London Gatwick yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EDT positioned Dubai – London Gatwick in the early hours of this morning in to operate yesterday’s delayed EK10 London Gatwick – Dubai as EK10D.

Emirates A380 A6-EET Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EET entered service this morning operating EK406 Dubai – Melbourne – Auckland. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 14F/76J/401Y configuration with the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EEU Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EEU entered service this morning operating EK372 Dubai – Bangkok. The aircraft is confirmed as having the crew rest area, however it has an additional two Economy Seats making a 14F/76J/401Y configuration.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF2 Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI arrived into Dubai this morning as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 27th March), however the onward flight to Sydney was cancelled. Instead, following the early QF9 A380 technical issue at Dubai, the aircraft turned around and operated the delayed QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 27th March) arrived into Dubai early this morning. However after departure on the onward flight to London Heathrow the aircraft was forced to return to Dubai due to an engine issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEU Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EEU was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai early this evening as EK7381. This brings the A380 fleet up to 47 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EET Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EET was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai late this afternoon as EK7380. This brings the A380 fleet up to 46 aircraft.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB BA268 Lightning Strikes.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB operating BA268 Los Angeles – London Heathrow (depart Los Angeles 26th March) encountered a double lightning strike on approach to London Heathrow this afternoon. The aircraft was removed for checks after arrival but was able to operate its next scheduled flight, BA25 London Heathrow – Hong Kong, with a three hour delay.

British Airways A380 G-XLED Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLED positioned London Heathrow – Paris Vatry as BA9165 this morning for training purposes. The aircraft the flew a Paris Vatry – Paris Vatry circuit as BA9161, positioned Paris Vatry – Chateauroux as BA9162 then Chateauroux – Chateauroux circuits as BA9163. BA9164, and BA9166. The aircraft then positioned Chateauroux – London Heathrow as BA9168.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns from Dubai.

Following the shortened and delayed QF9D Melbourne – Dubai sector it operated yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, returned from Dubai this evening operating today’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Dubai Flight Swap.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into Dubai as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 17th March) this morning, then went forward operating today’s QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector. There was no QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai departing yesterday.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates Delayed and Shortened QF9.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, departed Melbourne early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D. The flight will only operate as far as Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 14th March), however it was unable to operate its next scheduled service as QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow due to a fuel pump issue. The flight has been delayed overnight and will now only operate as far as Dubai.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB Bird Strike Damage.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB sustainted bird strike damage, presumably whilst on approach to London Heathrow as BA26 from Hong Kong this morning, and consequently was unable to operate BA25 London Heathrow – Hong Kong this evening. The flight has been delayed overnight and will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER.

Emirates A380 A6-EEY First Flight.

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

Emirates A380 A6-EDM Continues from Sydney.

Following its overnight delay at Sydney, Airbus A380-861 MSN042, Emirates A6-EDM, departed this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK413 Sydney – Dubai sector as EK413D.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE Delivered, Operates Training Circuits.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE was delivered Toulouse – Chateauroux as BA9157 this afternoon where it performed training circuits as BA9160 – BA9164. The aircraft then continued Chateauroux – London Heathrow as BA9150. The aircraft is in 14F/97J/55W/303Y configuration and White Union Flag with Crest livery and brings the British Airways A380 fleet up to five aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EDM Overnight Sydney Delay.

Emirates A380 A6-EDM operating EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai was delayed leaving Auckland today meaning that whilst it was able to land at Sydney, it missed curfew for departures. The aircraft will therefore overnight at Sydney and continue tomorrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF2 Bahrain Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London 5th March) diverted via Bahrain this morning due to fog at Dubai

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF2 Bahrain Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating the London Heathrow – Dubai sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney (depart London 5th March) diverted via Bahrain this morning due to fog at Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns to Service.

Following the ground incident at Los Angeles on February 27th and its subsequent positioning flight to Sydney, AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, returned to service this afternoon operating QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the damage it sustained on the ground at Los Angeles on 27th February, AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, positioned Los Angeles – Sydney this afternoon as QF6021.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE positioned Sydney – Los Angeles today as QF6020 in order to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as QF12D.