Airbus A380-841 MSN093, Thai Airways HS-TUB, which has been under maintenance at Bangkok since 17th January, returned to service this morning operating TG676 Bangkok – Tokyo Narita.
Airbus A380-861 MSN064, Air France F-HPJF, positioned Paris CDG – Dresden for maintenance this morning as AF372V.
Airbus A380-861 MSN006, Hi Fly Malta 9H-MIP, operated two Beja – Beja circuits as 5M380 late this morning and early this afternoon, both making approaches at Lisbon before returning to Beja.
Airbus A380-861 MSN147, Emirates A6-EEU, operating EK212 Houston – Dubai (depart Houston 24th January) diverted to New York JFK early this morning due to a medical emergency on board. As crew did not have sufficient hours to reach Dubai without rest the aircraft remained on the ground at New York JFK until late this evening when it continued New York JFK – Dubai as EK212D.
Airbus A380-861 MSN218, Emirates A6-EUF, operating EK203 Dubai – New York JFK was in Estonian airspace this morning approaching Tallinn when it turned and diverted to London Heathrow due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to continue after approximately two hours on the ground, however after arrival at New York JFK the return EK202 was cancelled due to a further technical issue.
Following its overnight delay due to strike action yesterday, Airbus A380-841 MSN087, Thai Airways HS-TUA, departed Frankfurt this morning operating yesterday’s delayed TG923 Frankfurt – Bangkok as TG923D.
Airbus A380-842 MSN234, Emirates A6-EUS, operated EK61 Dubai – Hamburg this afternoon, however the return EK62 has been delayed overnight due to strike action by staff at Hamburg.
Airbus A380-841 MSN114, Malaysia Airlines 9M-MNF, operated a Kuala Lumpur – Jeddah religious pilgrimage rotation this morning as MH8000/MH8001.
Airbus A380-841 MSN121, British Airways G-XLEB, positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9171 this evening. This is to be in place to position London Gatwick – Manila for maintenance in the early hours of tomorrow. The required arrival time in Manila meaning a middle of the night departure from London which is not possible from London Heathrow.
Airbus A380-841 MSN069, Lufthansa D-AIMG, which has been under maintenance at Guangzhou Baiyun since December 13th 2018, positioned Guangzhou Baiyun – Bangkok as LH9921 in the early hours of this morning then returned to service late tonight operating LH773 Bangkok – Frankfurt. The aircraft has been repainted from Lufthansa 1984 into Lufthansa 2017 livery.