Emirates A380 A6-EEF Returns from Melbourne.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF,, which has been at Melbourne since 12th February when it sustained wing fairing damage when it burst tyres on landing, positioned Melbourne – Dubai this afternoon as EK2665.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT Overnight Dusseldorf Delay.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT operated EK55 Dubai – Dusseldorf this morning, however the return EK56 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a crew or a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP Returns to Service.

Following its technical return to Dubai yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, returned to service this morning operating EK434 Dubai – Brisbane.

Emirates A380 A6-EOV Enters Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN206, Emirates A6-EOV, entered service this morning operating EK141 Dubai – Madrid. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO Takes Over EK412.

Following the earlier technical return of EK412 Dubai – Sydney – Auckland to Dubai, / the flight was subsequently operated late this afternoon by Emirates A380 A6-EEO.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP EK412 Dubai Technical Return.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, operating the Dubai – Sydney sector of EK412 Dubai – Sydney – Auckland stopped the climb at 20, 000 ft this morning due to a technical issue, circled to burn off fuel and then returned to Dubai for a safe landing.

Emirates A380 A6-EOV Delivered.

Airbus A380-861 MSN206, Emirates A6-EOV, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 74 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEW Hong Kong Flight Switch.

Emirates A380 A6-EEW operated EK386 Dubai – Hong Kong this morning. However following the A380 technical issue at Hong Kong yesterday it turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed EK385 Hong Kong – Bangkok – Dubai as EK385D. As a result EK387 Hong Kong – Dubai was cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH EK201 Washington Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH operating EK201 Dubai – New York JFK diverted via Washington this afternoon due to long hold times at New York JFK. As a result the return EK208 was delayed by six hours and operated as EK208D.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Returns from Johannesburg.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-841 MSN095, British Airways G-XLEA, departed Johannesburg this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA56 Johannesburg – London Heathrow as BA56D.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Johannesburg Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-841 MSN095, British Airways G-XLEA, arrived into Johannesburg this morning as BA55 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 14th February), however tonight’s return BA56 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEL First Flight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEL made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAL and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder for cabin outfitting.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF EK406 Melbourne Landing Incident.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF, operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of EK406 Dubai – Melbourne – Auckland (depart Dubai 11th February) burst a tyre (or tyres) on landing into Melbourne this morning causing damage to the wing area. As a result the aircraft was unable to operate the ongoing sector to Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB First Flight.

Airbus A380-861 MSN213, Emirates A6-EUB, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSZ and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Takes Over QF94.

Following the earlier diversion of QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne to Sydney, the service was subsequently taken forward Sydney – Melbourne by Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF,.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 3rd February, AIrbus A380-842 MSN062, QANTAS VH-OQJ, departed London Heathrow this evening operating today’s scheduled QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA operating QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Melbourne 4th February) terminated at Dubai this morning. The aircraft then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector as QF2D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH Returns from Munich.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEH departed Munich late this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK52 Munich – Dubai as EK52D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ London Heathrow Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ arrived into London Heathrow this afternoon as QF9 from Melbourne and Dubai (depart Melbourne 2nd February), however its scheduled departure this evening as QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney was cancelled due to a technical issue. The Dubai – Sydney sector will operate with a 24 hour delay.

British Airways A380 G-XLEK Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEK 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 eleven aircraft.