British Airways A380 G-XLEA Returns from Boston.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-841 MSN095, British Airways G-XLEA, departed Boston this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA212 Boston – London Heathrow as BA9605.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Overnight Boston Stay.

Airbus A380-841 MSN095, British Airways G-XLEA, operated BA213 London Heathrow – Boston this morning, however the return BA212 has been delayed overnight, this appears to be due to a lack of rested crew at Boston following yesterday’s FLY computer outage.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Returns from Munich.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 25th May, Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, positioned Munich – Dubai this morning as EK2554.

Etihad A380 A6-APJ Delivered.

Etihad A380 A6-APJ was delivered Finkenwerder – Abu Dhabi this morning as EY9010. The aircraft is in 2P/9F/70J/415Y configuration and Facets of Abu Dhabi livery. This brings the Etihad A380 fleet up to ten aircraft.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APB Overnight Guangzhou Delay.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APB arrived into Guangzhou late last night as QR874 from Doha, however its scheduled return as QR875 in the early hours of this morning has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6004 this morning after arriving as QF94D from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO EK434 Sydney Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO operating the Dubai – Brisbane sector of EK434 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland (depart Dubai 20th May) diverted via Sydney this morning due to weather at Brisbane. The complete routing was therefore Dubai – Sydney – Brisbane – Auckland.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Los Angeles Flight Switch.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA operated QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles this morning then returned to Australia operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne, using callsign QF94D owing to being in the air at the same time as yesterday’s delayed QF94. QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney was cancelled today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Los Angeles Flight Switch.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles this morning, then following the technical return of yesterday’s QF94 to Los Angeles, it turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF94 Los Angeles Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 19th May) was around two and a half hours into the flight in the early hours of this morning when it turned back to Los Angeles due to an issue with the #4 engine.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ, which has thus far completed two rotations in service, was stopped for maintenance at Dubai this evening after arriving as EK373 from Kuala Lumpur.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ entered service this morning operating EK372 Dubai – Bangkok. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 58J/557Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ was delivered Finkenwerder – Nice – Dubai as EK7380 this afternoon. The aircraft took part in publicity events at Nice ahead of Emirates commencing A380 service to Nice from July 1st. This brings the A380 fleet up to 95 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF EK434 Sydney Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF, operating the Dubai – Brisbane sector of EK434 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland (depart Dubai 14th May) diverted via Sydney this morning due to weatner at Brisbane. The Brisbane – Auckland sector operated using callsign EK434D. The aircraft’s complete routing was Dubai – Sydney – Brisbane – Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EDG Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN023, Emirates A6-EDG,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 24th April, returned to service this afternoon operating EK47 Dubai – Frankfurt. This followed yesterday’s technical issue at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF Operates Delayed Heathrow Service.

Following the A380 technical issue at Dubai yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF, operated yesterday’s delayed EK5 Dubai – London Heathrow in the early hours of this morning as EK5D. The aircraft then positioned London Heathrow – Dubai as EK2552.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF QF1 Muscat Diversion.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 12th May) diverted via Muscat in the early hours of this morning. The complete routing was therefore Sydney – Muscat – Dubai – London Heathrow.

Emirates A380 A6-EDG Returns from Dubai Maintenance, Goes Tech.

Airbus A380-861 MSN023, Emirates A6-EDG,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 24th April, was scheduled to return to service this afternoon operating EK5 Dubai – London Heathrow, however the aircraft returned to the stand and was unable to operate the service due to a technical issue. The return EK6 was cancelled.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6001 this evening in order to operate QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positioning Flight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG positioned Melbourne – Sydney as QF6003 early this morning after arriving in the early hours as the delayed QF94D from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated today’s QF11 Sydney – Los Angeles sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered in the early hours of yesterday morning, QANTAS A380 VH-OQC departed Dubai early this afternoon operating this morning’s delayed QF10 Dubai – Melbourne sector.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Returns from Los Angeles.

Following its return to the gate last night whilst preparing to operate QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne, QANTAS A380 VH-OQL returned to service late tonight operating QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Operates Delayed QF94.

Following last night’s return to the gate of QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne, the delayed flight was operated this afternoon as QF94D by QANTAS A380 VH-OQG.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 26th March, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK318 Dubai – Tokyo Narita.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC arrived into Dubai in the early hours of this morning as QF1 from Sydney (depart Sydney 7th May), however the onward service to London Heathrow was cancelled due to a technical issue. This means today’s QF10 London Heathrow – Dubai sector is also cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EDJ EK186 Barcelona Medical Return.

Airbus A380-861 MSN009, Emirates A6-EDJ, operating EK186 Barcelona – Dubai stopped the climb at 18, 000 ft this afternoon and returned to Barcelona due to a emergency on board. The aircraft departed again after around an hour on the ground as EK186D.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APH Delivered.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APH was delivered Toulouse – Doha in the early hours of this afternoon as QR3380. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 8F/48J/461Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways A380 fleet up to eight aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EOU Returns from Prague.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 29th April, Emirates A380 A6-EOU positioned Prague – Dubai in the early hours of this morning as EK2642.