Emirates A380 A6-EOV First Flight.

Airbus A380-861 MSN206, Emirates A6-EOV, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSE and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ EK413 Singapore Technical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai (depart Auckland 27th September) diverted to Singapore in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft continued Singapore – Dubai later as EK413D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF9 Muscat Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 26th September) diverted via Muscat this morning due to long hold times at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EDG Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN023, Emirates A6-EDG,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 31st July, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK322 Dubai – Seoul Incheon.

Emirates A380 A6-EDG Dubai Test Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDG, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 31st July, undertook a Dubai – Dubai test flight this afternoon as EK3783.

Emirates A380 A6-EOO Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOO entered service this morning operating EK45 Dubai – Frankfurt. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration without the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EOO Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOO was delivered Finkenwerder – Cologne-Bonn this afternoon as EK7380 where the aircraft will be displayed tomorrow at the German Aerospace Centre. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 67 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA Returns from Sydney.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN011, Emirates A6-EDA, departed Sydney this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK415 Sydney – Dubai as EK415D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Operates Delayed Los Angeles Services.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, departed Melbourne this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles as QF93D. The aircraft then turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as a day flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA Sydney Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA arrived into Sydney late last night as EK414 from Dubai, however its scheduled return to Dubai early this morning as EK415 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 13th September), however it was unable to operate QF93 back to Los Angeles as scheduled due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Manila Maintenance.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 12th August, positioned Manila – Sydney in the early hours of this morning as QF6017 and returned to service operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF8 Brisbane Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 5th September) diverted via Brisbane this morning due to weather at Sydney.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Milan Malpensa Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 technical issue at Milan Malpensa yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, positioned Dubai – Milan Malpensa as EK7001 this morning in to operate yesterday’s delayed EK205 Milan Malpensa – New York JFK sector as EK205D.

Emirates A380 A6-EON Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EON entered service this morning operating EK75 Dubai – Paris CDG. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 14F/76J/401Y configuration with the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX Milan Malpensa Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX operated the Dubai – Milan Malpensa sector of EK205 Dubai – Milan Malpensa – New York JFK this morning, however the onward service to New York JFK has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EON Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EON was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this afternoon as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 66 aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Positions from Perth.

Following its technical diversion early yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, positioned Perth – Sydney early this afternoon as QF6002.

Emirates A380 A6-EOM Operates Orlando Inaugural.

Emirates commenced service on the Dubai – Orlando route today with A380 A6-EOM operating the inaugural EK219/EK220 rotation. The use of the A380 is for the inaugural flight only and the service will be operated by Boeing 777-200LRs from tomorrow.