Emirates A380 A6-EUA Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUA was delivered Finkenwerder – Berlin Schoenefeld this evening as EK7380 in to appear at the ILA Berlin Air Show. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 79 aircraft. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration without the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EDW Bangkok Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-861 MSN103, Emirates A6-EDW, arrived into Bangkok as EK372 from Dubai this afternoon, however following the earlier A380 technical issue at Bangkok instead of turning around to operate EK373 back to Dubai it instead operated the delayed EK384 Bangkok – Hong Kong sector. EK373 Bangkok – Dubai was cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI Bangkok Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI arrived into Bangkok as EK384 from Dubai early this afternoon, however it was unable to operate the onward sector to Hong Kong due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 23rd May, Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, departed Dubai this morning operating the delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector of 23rd May as QF2D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, departed London Heathrow early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK6 London Heathrow – Dubai as EK6D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA arrived into Dubai as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 22nd May) this morning, then due to a technical issue encountered by a second A380 at Dubai it turned around to operate the Dubai – London Heathrow sector of the QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow service of 22nd May. Today’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector has been delayed by 48 hours.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Dubai Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, arrived into Dubai early this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 22nd May), however it was unable to operate the onward sector to London Heathrow due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 78 aircraft. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration without the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH EK434 Mumbai Medical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH operating the Dubai – Brisbane sector of EK434 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland diverted via Mumbai this afternoon due to a emergency on board. The full routing was therefore Dubai – Mumbai – Brisbane – Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC Milan Malpensa Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC arrived into Milan Malpensa this morning as EK206 from New York JFK (depart New York JFK 16th May), however the onward service to Dubai was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

Etihad A380 A6-APH Delivered.

Etihad A380 A6-APH 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 eight aircraft.

More A380s to Johannesburg for Winter 2016.

British Airways today announced that the BA57/BA54 London Heathrow – Johannesburg rotation will be operated by A380 equipment on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 30th October 2016 – 27th February 2017. This will give Johannesburg 10 weekly A380 services.

Etihad A380 A6-APE Heathrow Technical Delay.

Etihad A380 A6-APE encountered a twelve hour technical delay at London Heathrow today before operating EY12 London Heathrow – Abu Dhabi and entered the Abu Dhabi maintenance facility on arrival.

Emirates A380 A6-EEE Barcelona Rescue Mission.

Following [rss-uut] the technical return of EK186 Barcelona – Dubai to Barcelona yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEE positioned Dubai – Barcelona as EK2515 in the early hours of this morning in to operate the delayed service as EK186D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEA EK186 Barcelona Technical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EEA operating EK186 Barcelona – Dubai stopped the climb at 7, 000 ft this afternoon due to a technical issue. circled to work checklists and burn fuel then returned to Barcelona for a safe landing. The flight has been delayed overnight.

Etihad A380 A6-APA Returns from Sydney.

Following its overnight delay Etihad A380 A6-APA departed Sydney this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EY455 Sydney – Abu Dhabi as EY455A.

Emirates A380 A6-EDR Returns from Hong Kong.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN083, Emirates A6-EDR, departed Hong Kong this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK385 Hong Kong – Bangkok – Dubai as EK385D.

Etihad A380 A6-APA Overnight Sydney Delay.

Etihad A380 A6-APA arrived into Sydney as EY454 from Abu Dhabi this evening (depart Abu Dhabi 3rd May, however the return EY455 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDJ Dubai Test Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDJ, > which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 7th March, undertook a Dubai – Dubai test flight early this afternoon as EK2551.