Emirates A380 A6-EOT First Flight.

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

British Airways Announce A380 Vancouver Service.

British Airways today announced that the BA85/BA84 London Heathrow – Vancouver rotation will switch from Boeing 747-400 to A380 operation from 1st May 2016. The seasonal 5 x weekly BA87/BA86 London Heathrow – Vancouver rotation will be withdrawn.

Emirates Announce Third Daily London Gatwick A380.

Emirates today announced that the EK11/EK12 Dubai – London Gatwick rotation will switch from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation from 1st January 2016. Having already announced that the EK9/EK10 rotation will also switch to A380 on the same day, this will give London Gatwick three daily A380 services.

Emirates Add Fourth Daily Bangkok A380 Rotation.

Emirates today announced that the EK376/EK377 Dubai – Bangkok rotation will switch from Boeing 777-300ER to Two Class A380 operation from 1st December 2015. This will be the fourth daily A380 on the Dubai – Bangkok route.

Emirates A380 A6-EDT Munich Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 technical issue at Munich yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EDT positioned Dubai – Munich this afternoon as EK7043 in to operate yesterday’s delayed EK52 Munich – Dubai as EK52D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF8 Noumea Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 22nd July) diverted via Noumea for fuel this morning due to potential long weather related hold times at Sydney.

Emirates A380 A6-EEN Returns from Abu Dhabi Maintenance.

Emirates A380 A6-EEN, which appears to have been under maintenance at Abu Dhabi since 8th July, but which we were unable to track positioning from Dubai – Abu Dhabi, positioned Abu Dhabi – Dubai late this morning as EK3772.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA Returns from Munich.

Following its overnight delay Airbus A380-861 MSN011, Emirates A6-EDA, departed Munich this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK52 Munich – Dubai this afternoon as EK52D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Operates QF18.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH operated QF18 Los Angeles – Sydney in place of the usual Boeing 747-400/400ER tonight. No QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was scheduled today.

Emirates A380 A6-EDF Returns from Paris CDG.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EDF departed Paris CDG this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK76 Paris CDG – Dubai as EK76D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOL Enters Service on One Off A380 Taipei Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOL entered service today operating EK366 Dubai – Taipei. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/401Y configuration with the main deck crew rest area. The Ek366/EK367 Dubai – Taipei rotation was A380 operated as a special one-off rotation today.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC Continues from Brisbane.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, / Airbus A380-861 MSN016, Emirates A6-EDC, departed Brisbane late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed EK435 Brisbane – Dubai sector as EK435D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC EK435 Brisbane Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC operated the Auckland – Brisbane sector of EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai this evening, / however the onward flight to Dubai has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOL Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOL was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 64 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK entered service this morning operating EK86 Dubai – Zurich. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/427Y Configuration without the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 63 aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Los Angeles 9th July) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to weather at Sydney.

Emirates A380 A6-EDX Returns from Manchester.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EDX departed Manchester this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK18 Manchester – Dubai as EK18D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Operates Delayed QF9.

Following its overnight delay, AIrbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, departed Melbourne this afternoon operating last night’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D. The suspected toxic substance which had leaked in the cargo hold was determined to have been non-toxic. As a result tonight’s QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH QF9 Substance Delay.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH preparing to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow has been delayed overnight after a suspected toxic substance leak in the cargo hold.

Emirates A380 A6-EDS EK303 Kunming Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDS operating EK303 Shanghai Pudong – Dubai diverted to Kunming this morning. The aircraft continued Kunming – Dubai shortly afterwards as EK303D. The diversion appears to have been .