Emirates A380 A6-EDI Returns from Bangkok.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, / Airbus A380-861 MSN028, Emirates A6-EDI, departed Bangkok late tonight operating yesterday’s EK373 Bangkok – Dubai as EK373D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEA Operates Delayed EK6 via Athens.

Following the A380 technical issue at London Heathrow yesterday evening and its own return to London Heathrow whilst operating EK30, Emirates A380 A6-EEA departed London Heathrow in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s EK6 London Heathrow – Dubai but routing London Heathrow – Athens – Dubai. The Athens stop was planned and appears to have been for a crew change.

Emirates A380 A6-EEA EK30 London Heathrow Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EEA operating EK30 London Heathrow – Dubai was close to Cologne-Bonn at 35, best 000 ft this evening when it turned back to London Heathrow. This was for operational reasons following the earlier A380 technical issue at London Heathrow.

Etihad A380 A6-APA Al Ain Training Mission.

Etihad A380 A6-APA positioned Abu Dhabi – Al Ain late tonight as EY9100 to operate Al Ain – Al Ain training circuits as EY9101 – EY9108 through the night. The aircraft then positioned Al Ain – Abu Dhabi as EY9109.

Etihad A380 A6-APB Delivered.

Etihad A380 A6-APB was delivered Finkenwerder – Abu Dhabi this morning as EY9005. The aircraft is in 2P/9F/70J/415Y configuration and Facets of Abu Dhabi livery. This brings the Etihad A380 fleet up to two aircraft.  

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 2oth April) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to weather at Sydney.

Emirates A380 A6-EOH Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOH entered service this morning operating EK434 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/401Y configuration with the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EOH Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOH was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 60 aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Damaged at Sydney Jet Base.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF entered the Sydney maintenance facility yesterday after arriving as QF8 from Dallas-Fort Worth. At some point yesterday or this morning the aircraft sustained damage to the horizontal stabiliser and is now out of service pending repair.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE Dubai Test Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 19th February, undertook a Dubai – Dubai test flight early this afternoon as EK3770.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, returned to service tonight operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Quick Los Angeles Turnaround.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles today, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne as QF94D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Los Angeles Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today, however its scheduled return to Australia as QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates Confirm Second Daily Gatwick A380.

Emirates today confirmed that the EK15/EK16 Dubai – London Gatwick rotation will permanently switch from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation from June 1st 2015.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 4th April) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to weather at Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Operates Delayed QF7.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated today’s delayed QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth late tonight after arriving as QF12D (the delayed QF12 of 31st March) from Los Angeles.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, departed Los Angeles late tonight operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Quick Los Angeles Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles today, then, following the A380 technical issue at Los Angeles yesterday the aircraft then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as QF12D.