QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Dubai Turnaround.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA arrived into Dubai as QF10 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 29th August) this morning, then turned around to operate this morning’s QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP Returns from New York JFK.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, departed New York JFK this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK202 New York JFK – Dubai as EK202D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOF Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EOF departed Los Angeles this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK216 Los Angeles – Dubai as EK216D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP JFK Delay Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, arrived into New York JFK as EK207 from Dubai this evening, however the return EK202 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 20th August after it returned following the deployment of the oxygen ms, returned to service this afternoon operating EK186 Dubai – Barcelona.

Emirates A380 A6-EDQ Returns from Munich.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN080, Emirates A6-EDQ, departed Munich this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK52 Munich – Dubai as EK52D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX EK147 Dubai Technical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX operating EK147 Dubai – Amsterdam was close to the Iranian/Turkish b near Urmia at 38, 000 ft this morning when the oxygen ms descended. Crew descended to 31, 000 ft and returned to Dubai for a safe landing. The aircraft then entered the Dubai maintenance facility.

Emirates A380 A6-EUE Delivered.

Airbus A380-861 MSN217, Emirates A6-EUE, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai late this evening as EK7380. The aircraft is in a new 14F/76J/426Y with a lower deck crew rest area.This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 82 aircraft.

Emirates Announce One-Off Amman A380 Service.

Emirates today announced a one-off A380 rotation on the Dubai – Amman route on 25th September 2016 in to mark 30 years on service on the route. The EK901/EK902 rotation will be A380 operated.

Emirates Announce All A380 Service for Manchester.

Emirates today announced that it will switch the EK21/EK22 Manchester – Dubai rotation from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation from 1st January 2017. This will give Manchester 3 x daily A380 service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOG Continues from New York JFK.

Following its double diversions yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EOG departed New York JFK this morning routing New York JFK – San Francisco as EK225. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK226 San Francisco – Dubai as EK226D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOG EK225 Copenhagen Medical and JFK Diversions.

Emirates A380 A6-EOG operating EK225 Dubai – San Francisco diverted to Copenhagen this afternoon due to a diversion. The aircraft then departed again, however crew did not have sufficient hours to reach San Francisco and so the flight diverted again to New York JFK.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Operates Delayed QF1.

Following its technical return to Sydney yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, departed Sydney this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow as QF1D Sydney – Dubai. The onward sector to London Heathrow is cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI QF1 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow was at 31,000 ft to the north west of Parkes when it initiated a rapid descent to 10,000 ft then returned to Sydney for a safe landing. The rapid descent would seem to indicate a pressurisation issue although the airline has cited a cabin temperature regulation issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Positioning Flight.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, AIrbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, positioned Melbourne – Sydney early this morning as QF6001.