Airbus A380-841 MSN087, Thai Airways HS-TUA, which has been under maintenance at Bangkok since 20th September, returned to service late tonight operating TG622 Bangkok – Osaka Kansai. However the aircraft was close to Da Nang at 37,000ft when it turned back to Bangkok for a safe landing due to a technical issue.
Airbus A380-841 MSN006, Hi Fly Malta 9H-MIP, which has been at Paris CDG since 19th September, positioned Paris CDG – Chateauroux – Beja this afternoon using callsign HFM380P.
Airbus A380-861 MSN199, Etihad A6-APH, operated the EY278/EY279 Abu Dhabi – Male, Maldives rotation this morning in place of the usual A320 to mark the opening of a new runway at Male. The outbound carried the victorious Maldives National Football Team from the SAFF Suzuki Cup and made a flypast of Male City before landing. This was the first A380 in The Maldives.