QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF2 Adelaide Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, operating the Singapore – Sydney sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 27th June) diverted via Adelaide early this morning after a passenger passed away during the flight.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APF Guangzhou Baiyun Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN189, Qatar Airways A7-APF, arrived into Guangzhou Baiyun yesterday afternoon as QR874 from Doha, however its scheduled return to Doha in the early hours of this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQL QF94 Sydney Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN074, QANTAS VH-OQL, operating QF94 Los Angeles – Melbourne (depart Los Angeles 26th June) diverted via Sydney this morning due to long weather based hold times at Melbourne.

Emirates A380 A6-EEZ Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN158, Emirates A6-EEZ, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 30th April until 1st June, and has been under maintenance at Dubai since 1st June, returned to service this morning operating EK304 Dubai – Shanghai Pudong.

Withdrawn Singapore Airlines A380 9V-SKD Leaves Singapore.

Airbus A380-841 MSN008, withdrawn Singapore Airlines 9V-SKD, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 18th December 2017, positioned Singapore – Lourdes Tarbes as SQ8898 this morning. The aircraft is scheduled to go to Hi Fly.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 2nd June, returned to service this afternoon operating QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow.

Emirates A380 A6-EED Beijing Capital Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-861 MSN111, Emirates A6-EED, operated EK306 Dubai – Beijing Capital early this morning, then turned around to operate this morning’s delayed EK307 Beijing Capital – Dubai late tonight as EK307D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDI EK16 London Heathrow Technical Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN028, Emirates A6-EDI, operating EK16 London Gatwick – Dubai was unable to retract the landing gear on departure, tracked to a brief hold close to Dover at 9,000ft then diverted to London Heathrow for a safe landing.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positions to Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, positioned Singapore – Dubai for maintenance as QF6013 this evening after arriving as QF81 from Sydney. There was no QF82 Singapore – Sydney service scheduled today.

Singapore Airlines A380 9V-SKY Delivered.

Airbus A380-841 MSN253, Singapore Airlines 9V-SKY, was delivered Toulouse – Singapore late tonight as SQ8898. The aircraft is in 6F/78J/44W/343Y configuration, becoming the fourth aircraft in this configuration featuring new First and Business Class products. It carries standard Singapore Airlines livery. This the 23rd A380 delivered to the airline and brings the active fleet up to 18 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EOV Returns from Munich.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 12th June, Airbus A380-861 MSN206, Emirates A6-EOV, positioned Munich – Dubai this morning as EK2554.

Emirates A380 A6-EDG Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN023, Emirates A6-EDG, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 7th May – 8th June, returned to service this morning operating EK380 Dubai – Hong Kong.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from Hong Kong.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, departed Hong Kong this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF128 Hong Kong – Sydney as QF128D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Overnight Hong Kong Delay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operated QF127 Sydney – Hong Kong this morning, however the return QF128 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a crew or a weather issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 2nd May – 3rd June, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK354 Dubai – Singapore.

First Two A380s Confirmed for Part Out.

Dr Peters Group today confirmed that after failing to find operators to lease former Singapore Airlines Airbus A380s MSN003 and MSN005 the aircraft will be parted out at Lourdes Tarbes by VAS Aero Service. The engines have already been returned to Rolls Royce.

Emirates A380 A6-EEJ Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN127, Emirates A6-EEJ, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 4th May – 31st May, returned to service this afternoon operating EK149 Dubai – Amsterdam.

Hi Fly Confirms MSN006 as First A380.

Portuguese wet-lease specialist Hi Fly today confirmed that the first Singapore Airlines A380 it will acquire will be MSN006, currently Singapore Airlines 9V-SKC and which will become 9H-MIP to be operated by the company’s Maltese subsidiary Hi Fly Malta.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 16th May, positioned Dubai – Sydney this morning as QF6012. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS New Roo (2007) livery into QANTAS Silver Roo (2016) livery.