QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Overnight Melbourne Stay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, arrived into Melbourne this evening as QF10 from London Heathrow and Dubai (depart London Heathrow 30th October), however there is no QF9 Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow scheduled for tonight and so the aircraft will overnight at Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQE Overnight London Heathrow Stay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN027, QANTAS VH-OQE arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF2 from Sydney and Dubai (depart Sydney 30th October), however there is no QF9 London Heathrow – Dubai – Melbourne scheduled today and so the aircraft will overnight in London.

Emirates A380 A6-EOE Returns from Beijing as EK8307.

Airbus A380-861 MSN169, Emirates A6-EOE, operated EK307 Beijing Capital – Dubai as EK8307 in the early hours of this morning in order to avoid having two EK307 services operating today following a slight timetable change to this service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP Returns from Shanghai as EK8303.

Airbus A380-861 MSN200, Emirates A6-EOP, operated EK303 Shanghai Pudong – Dubai as EK8303 in the early hours of this morning in order to avoid having two EK303 service operating today following a slight timetable change to this service.

Emirates A380 A6-EDG Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN023, Emirates A6-EDG, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 16th October, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK366 Dubai – Taipei Taoyuan.

Emirates A380 A6-EEV Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN150, Emirates A6-EEV, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 17th October, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK203 Dubai – New York JFK.

Malaysia Airlines A380 9M-MND Returns from London Heathrow.

Following its return to London Heathrow yesterday due to inoperative toilets, Airbus A380-841 MSN089, Malaysia Airlines 9M-MND, departed London Heathrow early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed MH1 London Heathrow – Kuala Lumpur as MH1D.

Malaysia Airlines A380 9M-MND MH1 Heathrow Toilet Return.

Airbus A380-841 MSN089, Malaysia Airlines 9M-MND, operating MH1 London Heathrow – Kuala Lumpur was at 33,000 ft close to Brussels this evening when it turned back to London Heathrow when it was realised that the toilets were inoperative. The aircraft will overnight at London Heathrow.

Emirates A380 A6-EUO Returns from Kuala Lumpur.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-842 MSN227, Emirates A6-EUO, departed Kuala Lumpur in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK343 Kuala Lumpur – Dubai as EK343D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUO Overnight Kuala Lumpur Delay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN227, Emirates A6-EUO, arrived into Kuala Lumpur yesterday evening as EK342 from Dubai, however its scheduled return to Dubai as EK343 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.

Emirates A380 A6-EVA First Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN167, Emirates A6-EVA, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSN and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder. This aircraft was originally destined for Skymark Airlines of Japan.

Malaysia Airlines A380 9M-MNB Loses Nosewheel at Kuala Lumpur.

Airbus A380-841 MSN081, Malaysia Airlines 9M-MNB, operating MH3 London Heathrow – Kuala Lumpur (depart London Heathrow 14th October) lost the left nosewheel on landing at Kuala Lumpur this morning. The aircraft was then taken to the maintenance facility.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Returns from Barcelona.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 12th October, Airbus A380-861 MSN020, Emirates A6-EDD, positioned Barcelona – Dubai late this morning as EK2566.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB Returns from Boston as BA9601.

Airbus A380-841 MSN121, British Airways G-XLEB, operated BA213 London Heathrow – Boston this evening with an eight hour delay, then returned to London Heathrow late tonight operating the return BA212 using callsign BA9601.

Emirates A380 A6-EEY Barcelona Rescue Mission.

Following the Emirates A380 technical issue at Barcelona yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN157, Emirates A6-EEY, positioned Dubai – Barcelona this afternoon as EK2565 in order to operate yesterday’s delayed EK188 Barcelona – Dubai as EK188D.

Malaysia Airlines A380 9M-MNA Operates MH3 as MH3D.

Airbus A380-841 MSN078, Malaysia Airlines 9M-MNA, operated today’s MH3 London Heathrow – Kuala Lumpur on time as MH3D due to yesterday’s delayed service still being in the air when today’s service departed.

Emirates A380 A6-EOG EK261 Rio de Janeiro Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN172, Emirates A6-EOG, operating EK261 Dubai – Sao Paulo diverted to Rio de Janeiro this afternoon due to weather at Sao Paulo. This is the first Emirates A380 at Rio de Janeiro.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APG Doha Test Flight.

Airbus A380-861 MSN193, Qatar Airways A7-APG, which has been out of service at Doha since arriving from Sydney on the morning of 8th October, undertook a 30 minute Doha – Doha test flight this evening as QR9901.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMM LH440 Frankfurt Technical Return.

Airbus A380-841 MSN175, Lufthansa D-AIMM, operating LH440 Frankfurt – Houston initially stopped the climb at 10,000 ft this morning due to a gear issue, then climbed to 19,000 ft before returning to Frankfurt for a safe landing.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN141, Emirates A6-EEQ, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 19th September, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK203 Dubai – New York JFK.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 18th September, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK701 Dubai – Mauritius.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK Returns from Barcelona.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN030, Emirates A6-EDK, departed Barcelona this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK186 Barcelona – Dubai as EK186D.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ Positioning Flight.

Airbus A380-841 MSN192, British Airways G-XLEJ, which has been at Kuala Lumpur since 28th September after returning from maintenance at Manila, positioned Kuala Lumpur – Singapore as BA9171 early this evening then returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.