Emirates A380 A6-EDS Mauritius Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-861 MSN086, Emirates A6-EDS, operated EK701 Dubai – Mauritius this morning then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed EK702 Mauritius – Dubai as EK702D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB Mauritius Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN213, Emirates A6-EUB, operated EK701 Dubai – Mauritius this morning, however the return EK702 returned to the gate at Mauritius and was subsequently delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EVA Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN167, Emirates A6-EVA, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as UAE5GT. The aircraft in in 58J/557Y configuration, wears standard Emirates livery and brings the A380 fleet up to 103 aircraft. This aircraft was originally ordered by Skymark Airlines of Japan.

Emirates A380 A6-EOU Mauritius Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-861 MSN205, Emirates A6-EOU, operated EK701 Dubai – Mauritius this morning, then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed EK702 Mauritius – Dubai as EK702D.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIME Returns to Munich Base.

Airbus A380-841 MSN061, Lufthansa D-AIME, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Frankfurt since 23rd April, positioned Frankfurt – Munich this morning as LH9852.

Emirates A380 A6-EEM Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN134, Emirates A6-EEM, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 19th April, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK231 Dubai – Washington Dulles.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG BA269 London Heathrow Technical Return.

Airbus A380-841 MSN161, British Airways G-XLEG, operating BA269 London Heathrow – Los Angeles was just over two hours into the flight this evening when it turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing following a technical issue which caused the failure of all lavatories. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APJ Delivered.

Airbus A380-861 MSN254, Qatar Airways A7-APJ, was delivered Toulouse – Doha this evening 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 ten aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW EK701 Dar Es Salaam Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN207, Emirates A6-EOW, operating EK701 Dubai – Mauritius diverted to Dar Es Salaam early this afternoon due to weather at Mauritius. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF EK203 Copenhagen Medical Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN113, Emirates A6-EEF, operating EK203 Dubai – New York JFK diverted via Copenhagen this morning due to a medical emergency on board. The aircraft originally attempted to divert to Oslo but was overweight.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB Singapore Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-842 MSN015, QANTAS VH-OQB, arrived into Singapore early this evening as QF2 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 21st April), then went forward to Australia operating QF36 Singapore – Melbourne.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Singapore Flight Switch.

A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operated QF35 Melbourne – Singapore this afternoon then turned around to operate today’s QF2 Singapore – Sydney sector.

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.

Emirates A380 A6-EDV Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN101, Emirates A6-EDV, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 6th April, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK302 Dubai – Shanghai Pudong.

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.