QANTAS A380 VH-OQA QF94 Sydney Diversion.

Airbus A380-841 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 20th April) diverted via Sydney for fuel this morning.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL Positions to Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, positioned Singapore – Dubai for maintenance this evening as QF6013 after arriving as QF81 from Sydney. As a result no QF82 Singapore – Sydney service was scheduled today.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 31st March, returned to service this afternoon operating QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Returns from Bangkok.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861, Emirates A6-EDD, positioned Bangkok – Dubai in the early hours of this morning as EK2510.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Bangkok Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN020, Emirates A6-EDD, arrived into Bangkok in the early hours of this morning as EK419 from Sydney (depart Sydney 14th April), however the onward sector to Dubai was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDB Sydney Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN013, Emirates A6-EDB, overnighted at Sydney after arriving as EK414 from Sydney yesterday, however its scheduled return to Dubai as EK415 early this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue.

China Southern Airlines A380 B-6140 Tianjin Binhai Training Mission.

Airbus A380-841 MSN120, China Southern Airlines B-6140, positioned Beijing Capital – Tianjin Binhai as CZ8753 in the early hours of this morning in order to operate training circuits as CZ888. The aircraft then positioned back to Beijing Capital, again as CZ8753.

Singapore Airlines A380 9V-SKW Delivered.

Airbus A380-841 MSN251, Singapore Airlines 9V-SKW, was delivered Toulouse – Singapore in the early hours of this morning as SQ8898. The aircraft is in 6F/78J/44W/343Y configuration, becoming the third aircraft in this configuration featuring new First and Business Class products. It carries standard Singapore Airlines livery. This the 22nd A380 delivered to the airline and brings the active fleet up to 18 aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN029, QANTAS VH-OQF, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 23rd March, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2006) into QANTAS Silver Roo (2017) livery and is the first A380 to wear this scheme.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG Returns from Manila Maintenance.

Airbus A380-841 MSN161, British Airways G-XLEG, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 26th February, positioned Manila – Angeles City Clark as BA9170 in the early hours of this morning. The aircraft continued Angeles City Clark – Singapore early in the evening as BA9171 then returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ Returns from Amsterdam.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN141, Emirates A6-EEQ, departed Amsterdam early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK150 Amsterdam – Dubai as EK150D.

Hi Fly Confirms A380 Acquisition.

Portuguese wet-lease specialist Hi Fly today confirmed that it will acquire two former Singapore Airlines A380s to enter service in the middle of this year. The aircraft are expected to be MSN003 (formerly 9V-SKA) and MSN005 (formerly 9V-SKB) and will be operated by the company’s Maltese subsidiary Hi Fly Malta.

Air France A380 F-HPJC Returns from Beijing Capital.

Following its diversion on 30th March, Airbus A380-861 MSN043, Air France F-HPJC, departed Beijing Capital in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed AF125 Beijing Capital – Paris CDG as AF125A. The outbound Boeing 777-200ER service which should have supplied the aircraft for this service, AF128 on 30th March was cancelled.