Emirates A380 A6-EOE First Flight.

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

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Returns from Barcelona.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 26th July, /Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, departed Barcelona this morning operating the delayed EK186 Barcelona – Dubai of 27th July as EK186D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC EK435 Singapore Technical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC operating the Brisbane – Dubai sector of EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai (depart Auckland 27th July) diverted to Singapore in the early hours of the morning due to a technical issue. Passengers were accommodated in hotels and the flight continued Singapore – Dubai this evening as EK435D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Barcelona Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL operated EK185 Dubai – Barcelona this morning, however the return EK186 has been delayed at least overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQI departed London Heathrow this evening operating today’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Quick Heathrow Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai, then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne as QF10D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOD First Flight.

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

British Airways A380 G-XLEB BA268 Minneapolis-St Paul Diversion.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB operating BA268 Los Angeles – London Heathrow (depart Los Angeles 15th July) diverted via Minneapolis-St Paul in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency involving a crew member. This is the first appearance of a British Airways  A380 at Minneapolis-St Paul.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX entered service this morning operating EK147 Dubai – Amsterdam. The aircraft has been confirmed as being in 14F/76J/429Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX was delivered Finkenweder – Dubai this afternoon as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 50 aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF12 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 6th July) diverted via Brisbane for fuel this morning due to turbulence causing higher than expected fuel burn en route.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns to Service.

Following the water incident and return to Los Angeles on 2nd July, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL positioned Sydney – Melbourne early this afternoon as QF6004 in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Delayed QF94.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne this evening following its diversion back to Los Angeles early this morning. As a result tonight’s QF94 has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF94 Los Angeles Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 1st July) turned back t0 Los Angeles after around an hour in the air early this morning due to a water leak on board. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF10 Dubai Medical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne (depart London 30th June) returned to Dubai this morning due to a medical emergency on board. We have received reports that the aircraft returned to Dubai twice due to two separate incidents but have only been able to confirm one of these.