Lufthansa A380 D-AIMI LH778 Kuala Lumpur Diversion.

Airbus A380-841 MSN072, Lufthansa D-AIMI, operating LH778 Frankfurt – Singapore (depart Frankfurt 29th December) diverted via Kuala Lumpur late this afternoon due to weather at Singapore.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB EK148 Milan Malpensa Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN213, Emirates A6-EUB, operating EK148 Amsterdam – Dubai diverted via Milan Malpensa this afternoon to accommodate passengers from today’s EK206 Milan Malpensa – Dubai sector which will operate tomorrow due to the late running of the inbound EK206 sector from New York JFK.

Emirates A380 A6-EDT Continues from Milan Malpensa.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN090, Emirates A6-EDT, departed Milan Malpensa this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK205 Milan Malpensa – New York JFK sector. The aircraft then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed EK206 New York JFK – Milan Malpensa sector.

Emirates A380 A6-EDT EK205 Milan Malpensa Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN090, Emirates A6-EDT operated the Dubai – Milan Malpensa sector of EK205 Dubai – Milan Malpensa – New York JFK this morning, however the onward sector to New York JFK has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOE Returns from Barcelona.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN169, Emirates A6-EOE, departed Barcelona early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK188 Barcelona – Dubai as EK188D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN204, Emirates A6-EOT, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 15th December, returned to service this morning operating EK205 Dubai – Milan Malpensa – New York JFK.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIME Returns to Munich Base.

Airbus A380-841 MSN061, Lufthansa D-AIME, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Frankfurt since 25th December, positioned Frankfurt – Munich this morning as LH9922.

Emirates A380 A6-EEM Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN134, Emirates A6-EEM, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 13th November – 23rd December, returned to service this morning operating EK55 Dubai – Dusseldorf.

HiFly Malta A380 9H-MIP Operates for Norwegian UK.

Airbus A380-861 MSN006, Hi Fly Malta 9H-MIP, operated last night’s delayed DI7951 New York JFK – London Gatwick in the early hours of this morning. During the afternoon the aircraft positioned London Gatwick – Beja as DI8991.

Emirates A380 A6-EUY Returns from London Heathrow.

Following its diversion yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN242, Emirates A6-EUY departed London Heathrow late this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK12 London Gatwick – Dubai as a London Heathrow – Dubai service EK12D.

Air France A380 F-HPJE Returns from Malta Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN052, Air France F-HPJE, which has been under maintenance at Malta since 28th November, positioned Malta – Paris CDG this evening as AF372V then returned to service operating AF990 Paris CDG – Johannesburg.

Emirates A380 A6-EUW EK9 London Heathrow Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN240, Emirates A6-EUW, operating EK9 Dubai – London Gatwick diverted to London Heathrow this evening due to a temporary closure at London Gatwick due to suspected drone activity. The aircraft later positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick using callsign UAE7TR.

Emirates A380 A6-EUI Returns from Manchester.

Following its diversion yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN221, Emirates A6-EUI departed Manchester this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK10 London Gatwick – Dubai as a Manchester – Dubai service EK10D.

Emirates A380 A6-EVF Returns from Birmingham.

Following its diversion yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN252, Emirates A6-EVF, departed Birmingham early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK16 London Gatwick – Dubai as a Birmingham – Dubai service EK16D.

HiFly Malta A380 9H-MIP Returns from Toulouse.

Airbus A380-861 MSN006, Hi Fly Malta 9H-MIP, which has been under maintenance/in storage at Toulouse since 25th October, positioned Toulouse – Beja this morning as 5M380.

HiFly Malta A380 9H-MIP Operates for Norwegian.

Airbus A380-861 MSN006, Hi Fly Malta 9H-MIP, operated New York JFK – London Gatwick in the early hours of this morning as DI7951 on lease to Norwegian. The aircraft then positioned London Gatwick – Beja as DI8991.

Emirates A380 A6-EUI EK9 Manchester Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN221, Emirates A6-EUI, operating EK9 Dubai – London Gatwick diverted to Manchester this evening due to London Gatwick being closed owing to drone activity around the airfield.

Air France A380 F-HPJD Returns from Abidjan.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-861 MSN049, Air France F-HPJD, departed Abidjan early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed AF703 Abidjan – Paris CDG as AF703A.

Emirates A380 A6-EVF EK15 Birmingham Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN252, Emirates A6-EVF, operating EK15 Dubai – London Gatwick diverted to Birmingham this morning due to London Gatwick being closed owing to drone activity around the airfield.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC Continues from Singapore.

Following its overnight delay Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, departed Singapore this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF1 Singapore – London Heathrow sector as QF1D.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMC Returns to Munich Base.

Airbus A380-841 MSN044, Lufthansa D-AIMC, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Frankfurt since 16th December, positioned Frankfurt – Munich as LH9922 early this morning.

Air France A380 F-HPJJ Returns from Shanghai Pudong.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 14th December, Airbus A380-861 MSN117, Air France F-HPJJ, positioned Shanghai Pudong – Paris CDG in the early hours of this morning as AF111V.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC QF1 Overnight Singapore Delay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, operated the Sydney – Singapore sector of QF1 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow this afternoon, however the onward sector to London Heathrow has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

Air France A380 F-HPJD Overnight Abidjan Delay.

Airbus A380-861 MSN049, Air France F-HPJD, operated AF702 Paris CDG – Abidjan this afternoon, however the return AF703 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUV Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-842 MSN239, Emirates A6-EUV, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 13th December, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK231 Dubai – Washington Dulles.

Air France A380 F-HPJG AF90 Washington Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN067, Air France F-HPJG, operating AF90 Paris CDG – Miami diverted via Washington Dulles this afternoon. The diversion appears to have been due to a medical emergency on board. As a result of the diversion the return AF99 was delayed and operated as AF4085.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB Johannesburg Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-841 MSN121, British Airways G-XLEB arrived into Johannesburg this morning as BA57 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 15th December), however this evening’s return BA54 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOE Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN169, Emirates A6-EOE, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 23rd November, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK241 Dubai – Toronto.

Emirates A380 A6-EVH Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN257, Emirates A6-EVH was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as UAE5GT. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y configuration and wears standard Emirates livery. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 109 aircraft.

Etihad A380 A6-APH Returns from Sydney.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-861 MSN199, Etihad A6-APH, departed Sydney late this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EY455 Sydney – Abu Dhabi as EY455D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEM Dubai World Central Circuit.

Airbus A380-861 MSN134, Emirates A6-EEM, which has been in storage at Dubai World Central since 13th November, undertook a brief Dubai World Central – Dubai World Central circuit as EK2551 early this afternoon reaching a maximum altitude of 1,500ft. It is not clear if this was intended as a test circuit or was intended as a return to Dubai which encountered a technical issue.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMH Returns to Munich Base.

Airbus A380-841 MSN070, Lufthansa D-AIMH, which has been receiving maintenance attention at 9th December, positioned Frankfurt – Munich as LH9921 early this morning.

Air France A380 F-HPJJ Shanghai Pudong Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN117, Air France F-HPJJ, arrived into Shanghai Pudong yesterday evening as AF116 from Paris CDG (depart Paris CDG 12th December), however its scheduled return to Paris CDG in the early hours of this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Etihad A380 A6-APH EY454 Brisbane Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN199, Etihad A6-APH, operating EY454 Abu Dhabi – Sydney (depart 12th December) diverted via Brisbane this evening due to weather at Sydney. The aircraft arrived into Sydney too late to depart again before curfew and so the return EY455 has been delayed overnight.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMD Returns from Guangzhou Baiyun Maintenance.

Airbus A380-841 MSN048, Lufthansa D-AIMD, which has been under maintenance at Guangzhou Baiyun since 30th November, positioned Guangzhou Baiyun – Munich in the early hours of this morning as LH9923. The aircraft has been repainted from Lufthansa 1984 into Lufthansa 2017 livery and is the first A380 in this scheme.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMA Returns from Bangkok.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-841 MSN038, Lufthansa D-AIMA, departed Bangkok in the early hours of this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed LH773 Bangkok – Frankfurt as LH773D.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMA Bangkok Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-841 MSN038, Lufthansa D-AIMA, arrived into Bangkok this afternoon as LH772 from Frankfurt (depart Frankfurt 9th December), however this evening’s return LH773 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDZ Returns from Jeddah.

Airbus A380-861 MSN107, Emirates A6-EDZ, which has been at Jeddah since encountering a technical issue on 2nd December, positioned Jeddah – Dubai early this morning as EK2542 then returned to service this afternoon operating EK51 Dubai – Munich.

Emirates A380 A6-EVF Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN252, Emirates A6-EVF, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as UAE5GT. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y configuration and wears standard Emirates livery. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 108 aircraft.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Operates Delayed QF2 Service.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday evening, Airbus A380-861 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, departed London Heathrow this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney as QF2D.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMB Returns to Munich Base.

Airbus A380-841 MSN041, Lufthansa D-AIMB, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Frankfurt since 2nd December, positioned Frankfurt – Munich this morning as LH9922.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN200, Emirates A6-EOP, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 4th November – 1st December, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK376 Dubai – Bangkok.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQC London Heathrow Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN022, QANTAS VH-OQC, arrived into London Heathrow this morning as QF1 from Sydney and Singapore (depart Sydney 3rd December), however this evening’s return QF2 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQK Operates QF8 as QF8D.

Airbus A380-841 MSN063, QANTAS VH-OQK, operated this evening’s QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney as QF8D due to an overnight delay to yesterday’s service meaning there were two departures from Dallas-Fort Worth today.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB Jeddah Rescue Mission.

Following the Emirates A380 technical issue at Jeddah yesterday evening, Airbus A380-861 MSN213, Emirates A6-EUB, positioned Dubai – Jeddah as EK2541 in the early hours of this morning in order to operate yesterday’s delayed EK804 Jeddah – Dubai as EK804D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQH Overnight Dallas-Fort Worth Delay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN050, QANTAS VH-OQH, operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth this afternoon, however the return QF8 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDZ Jeddah Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN107, Emirates A6-EDZ, operated EK803 Dubai – Jeddah this afternoon, however it was unable to operate the return EK804 this evening due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

Emirates A380 A6-EOG Positions for Round UAE Formation Flight.

Airbus A380-861 MSN172, Emirates A6-EOG, positioned Dubai – Dubai World Central as EK2551 this morning in order to operate a Dubai World Central – Dubai flight around the UAE as EK2552 in formation with three other commercial and seven military aircraft to celebrate the 47th Anniversary of the UAE.

Etihad A380 A6-APH Positions for Round UAE Formation Flight.

Airbus A380-861 MSN199, Etihad A6-APH, positioned Abu Dhabi – Dubai World Central as EY9082 this morning in order to operate a Dubai World Central – Abu Dhabi flight around the UAE as EY9082 in formation with three other commercial and seven military aircraft to celebrate the 47th Anniversary of the UAE.

Emirates A380 A6-EUC Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN216, Emirates A6-EUC, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 11th – 30th November, returned to service this morning operating EK55 Dubai – Dusseldorf.