Emirates A380 A6-EOQ Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOQ was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 69 aircraft. This is the second aircraft delivered in 58J/557Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP entered service today operating EK19 Dubai – Manchester. The Two Class aircraft was used on this route as a one-off proving flight before entering regular service on the Dubai – Copenhagen route on December 1st.

Etihad A380 A6-APB Operates New York A380 Inaugural.

Etihad commenced A380 service on the Abu Dhabi – New York JFK route today with the EY103/EY102 rotation switching from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation. Today’s inaugural A380 service was operated by A6-APB.

Emirates A380 A6-EDB Mumbai Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier A380 technical issue at Mumbai, Airbus A380-861 MSN013, Emirates A6-EDB, positioned Dubai – Mumbai as EK2547 this morning in to operate the delayed EK501 Mumbai – Dubai as EK501D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDR Mumbai Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDR arrived into Mumbai in the early hours of this morning after arriving as EK500 from Dubai (depart Dubai 21st November), however it was unable to operate the return EK501 due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Long London Layover.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA arrived into London Heathrow as QF1 from Sydney and Dubai (depart Sydney 18th November) this morning, however due to the cancellation of today’s QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow and QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai sectors, the aircraft remained at London Heathrow until this evening when it operated QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Operates Delayed QF9.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, departed Melbourne this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF9D. However the flight will terminate at Dubai in order to pick up the southbound schedule of today’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne, which will operate as  a Dubai – Melbourne service only.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK Returns from Milan Malpensa.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 16th November, Emirates A380 A6-EOK departed Milan Malpensa early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK206 Milan Malpensa – Dubai sector as EK206D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK EK205 Milan Malpensa Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK operated the Dubai – Milan Malpensa sector of EK205 Dubai – Milan Malpensa – New York JFK this morning, however the onward sector to New York JFK and the return EK206 New York JFK – Milan Malpensa sector were cancelled due to a technical issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH BA56 Johannesburg Technical Return.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH operating BA56 Johannesburg – London Heathrow had reached 34,000 ft to the north of Gabarone when it encountered a weather radar failure. The aircraft entered a hold to burn fuel before returning to Johannesburg for a safe landing via a further hold to the north west of Johannesburg. The flight was initially delayed overnight but subsequently cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF8 Honolulu Medical Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, operating QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 13th November) diverted via Honolulu this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

Emirates A380 A6-EEN Returns from Singapore.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, /Emirates A380 A6-EEN departed Singapore early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK355 Singapore – Dubai as EK355D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDS Returns from Paris CDG.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, /Emirates A380 A6-EDS departed Paris CDG early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK74 Paris CDG – Dubai as EK74D.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ was delivered Toulouse – London Heathrow this evening as BA9156. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 14F/97J/55W/303Y configuration. This brings the British Airways A380 fleet up to ten aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP Returns from Sydney.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 6th November, Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, positioned Sydney – Dubai early this morning a EK2667.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP EK412 Sydney Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, arrived into Sydney this morning as EK412 from Dubai (depart Dubai 5th November), / however the onward service to Auckland and the return EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai were cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6004 this afternoon after arriving as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 3rd November). The aircraft then operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Melbourne Overnight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into Melbourne as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai (depart London Heathrow 3rd November) this evening. However there is no QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow scheduled tonight so the aircraft will overnight at Melbourne.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this afternoon as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 68 aircraft. This is the first aircraft delivered in 58J/557Y configuration.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH Continues from Washington.

Following its medical diversion and subsequent overnight delay, British Airways A380 G-XLEH departed Washington this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted BA209 London Heathrow – Miami, routing Washington – Miami as BA9605. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA208 Miami – London Heathrow as BA9604.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE Overnight Miami Delay.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE operated BA209 London Heathrow – Miami this afternoon. However, due to the medical diversion and overnight delay in Washington of yesterday’s BA2o9, there is no rested crew available at Miami. This evening’s return BA208 has therefore been delayed overnight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH BA209 Washington Medical Diversion.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH operating BA209 London Heathrow – Miami with a two hour delay diverted to Washington this evening due to a medical emergency on board. Crew did not have sufficient hours to reach Miami so the aircraft will overnight at Washington and the return BA208 will be delayed overnight.