Emirates A380 A6-EEH EK407 Sydney Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH operating the Auckland – Melbourne sector of EK407 Auckland – Melbourne – Dubai diverted via Sydney this evening due to weather at Melbourne. The complete routing was Auckland – Sydney – Melbourne – Dubai.

Etihad A380 A6-APA EY11 Abu Dhabi Technical Return.

Etihad A380 A6-APA operating EY11 Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow was just under two hours into the flight near Khoramabad when it turned back to Abu Dhabi due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to operate the flight as EY11A after around four hours on the ground at Abu Dhabi.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Enters Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC entered the Sydney maintenance facility this morning after arriving as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth. We understand this is for an unscheduled repair after the aircraft was struck by a ramp truck.

Emirates A380 A6-EEZ Returns from Mauritius.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN158, Emirates A6-EEZ, departed Mauritius this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK704 Mauritius – Dubai as EK8704.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK First Flight.

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

Etihad A380 A6-APA Al Ain Training Afternoon.

Etihad A380 A6-APA positioned Abu Dhabi – Al Ain as EY9106 this afternoon in order to operate training circuits and EY9107 – EY9110. The aircraft then positioned Al Ain – Abu Dhabi as EY9112.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Operates Delayed QF7.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operated yesterday’s delayed QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth this morning after arriving as QF12 from Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Sydney Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI was scheduled to operate QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth today, however the flight has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEI Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEI was delivered Toulouse – London Heathrow early this evening as BA9216. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 14F/97J/55W/303Y configuration and brings the A380 fleet up to nine aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF11 Ontario Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operating QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles diverted via Ontario, CA due to low cloud at Los Angeles. This was the first visit of any A380 to Ontario.

Emirates A380 A6-EOJ First Flight.

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

Emirates A380 A6-EOF Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOF entered service this afternoon operating EK91 Dubai – Milan Malpensa. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/401Y configuration with the main deck crew rest area.