Qatar Airways A380 A7-APH Sydney Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN197, Qatar Airways A7-APH, arrived into Sydney this evening as QR908 from Doha (depart Doha 30th March), however the return QR909 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOY Al Ain Mission.

Airbus A380-861 MSN209, Emirates A6-EOY, operated Dubai – Al Ain – Dubai as EK2551 early this afternoon. This appears to have been for training purposes.

Emirates A380 A6-EEM Returns from Dubai World Central Storage.

Airbus A380-861 MSN134, Emirates A6-EEM, which has been in storage at Dubai World Central since 4th February, positioned Dubai World Central – Dubai late this morning as EK2556. The aircraft then entered the Dubai maintenance facility.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMB Returns to Munich Base.

Airbus A380-841 MSN041, Lufthansa D-AIMB, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Frankfurt since 28th March, positioned Frankfurt – Munich this morning as LH9851.

Emirates A380 A6-EUW Returns from Nice.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN240, Emirates A6-EUW, positioned Nice – Dubai late this evening as EK2512.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD EK92 Dubai World Central Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN020, Emirates A6-EDD, operating EK92 Milan Malpensa – Dubai (depart Milan Malpensa 28th March) diverted via Dubai World Central early this morning due to long weather based hold times into Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT EK303 Dubai World Central Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN204, Emirates A6-EOT, operating EK303 Shanghai Pudong – Dubai (depart Shanghai Pudong 28th March) diverted via Dubai World Central early this morning due to long weather-based hold times into Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EDW EK32 Al Ain Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN103, Emirates A6-EDW, operating EK32 London Heathrow – Dubai (depart London Heathrow 28th March) diverted via Al Ain this morning due to long weather-based hold times at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOS EK367 Muscat Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN203, Emirates A6-EOS, operating EK367 Taipei Taoyuan – Dubai diverted via Muscat early this morning due to long weather-based hold times into Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA EK317 Dubai World Central Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN011, Emirates A6-EDA, operating EK317 Osaka Kansai – Dubai (depart Osaka Kansai 28th March) diverted via Dubai World Central early this morning due to long weather-based hold times into Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EDR EK764 Muscat Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN083, Emirates A6-EDR, operating EK764 Johannesburg – Dubai (depart Johannesburg 28th March) diverted via Muscat early this morning due to long weather-based hold times at Dubai.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Positioning Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, positioned Melbourne – Sydney this afternoon as QF6018 after arriving as QF94 from Los Angeles this morning.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN200, Emirates A6-EOP, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 3rd March – 25th March, returned to service this morning operating EK308 Dubai – Beijing.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Returns from Los Angeles.

Following its overnight delay Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, departed Los Angeles this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney as QF12D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positioning Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, positioned Sydney – Melbourne as QF6019 this morning after arriving as QF128 from Hong Kong. The aircraft then operated QF35 Melbourne – Singapore.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Overnight Los Angeles Delay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN014, QANTAS VH-OQA, operated QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles this morning, however its scheduled return to Australia as QF12 Los Angeles – Sydney has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a crew or a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK Returns from Munich.

Following the lightning strikes it encountered on 25th March, Airbus A380-861 MSN184, Emirates A6-EOK, positioned Munich – Dubai early this evening as EK2554.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX Returns from Paris CDG.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 19th March, Airbus A380-861 MSN154, Emirates A6-EEX, positioned Paris CDG – Dubai early this morning as EK2512.

All Nippon Airways A380 JA381A Delivered.

Airbus A380-841 MSN262, All Nippon Airways JA381A, was delivered Toulouse – Tokyo Narita this afternoon as NH9398. The aircraft is in 8F/56J/73W/383Y configuration and wears Blue Lani livery. This is the first A380 for the airline.

Emirates A380 A6-EDB Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN013, Emirates A6-EDB, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 18th February – 18th March, returned to service this morning operating EK127 Dubai – Vienna.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APE QR909 Perth Medical and Muscat Crew Diversions.

Airbus A380-861 MSN181, Qatar Airways A7-APE, operating QR909 Sydney – Doha (depart Sydney 18th March) diverted via Perth in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency. The aircraft later diverted via Muscat as crew did not have sufficient hours to reach Doha.

Emirates A380 A6-EEZ Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN158, Emirates A6-EEZ, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 16th February – 16th March, returned to service this morning operating EK87 Dubai – Zurich.

Emirates A380 A6-EES Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN140, Emirates A6-EES, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 23rd February – 14th March, returned to service this morning operating EK55 Dubai – Dusseldorf.

Emirates A380 A6-EOY Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN209, Emirates A6-EOY, entered the Dubai maintenance facility in the early hours of this morning after arriving as EK98 from Rome Fiumicino late last night.

Emirates A380 A6-EEK EK413 Melbourne Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN132, Emirates A6-EEK, operating the Christchurch – Sydney sector of EK413 Christchurch – Sydney – Dubai diverted via Melbourne this evening due to weather at Sydney.

Emirates A380 A6-EVH Returns from Riyadh.

Airbus A380-842 MSN257, Emirates A6-EVH, positioned Riyadh – Dubai as EK2698 early this evening following its appearance at the Saudi International Air Show.

Emirates A380 A6-EVH Positioning Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN257, Emirates A6-EVH, positioned Dubai – Riyadh early this morning as EK2697 in order to appear at the Saudi International Air Show.

Air France A380 F-HPJG AF995 Johannesburg Technical Return.

Airbus A380-861 MSN067, Air France F-HPJG, operating AF995 Johannesburg – Paris CDG returned to Johannesburg this evening due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to depart again after around 90 minutes on the ground.

Emirates A380 A6-EDF Returns to Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN007, Emirates A6-EDF, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 5th February – 7th March, returned to service this morning operating EK352 Dubai – Singapore.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC Positions to London Gatwick.

Airbus A380-841 MSN124, British Airways G-XLEC. positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9171 this evening. This is to be in place to position London Gatwick – Manila for maintenance early tomorrow. The required arrival time in Manila meaning a middle of the night departure from London which is not possible from London Heathrow.

Singapore Airlines A380 9V-SKY Delhi Rescue Mission.

Following the Singapore Airlines A380 technical issue at Delhi yesterday, Airbus A380-841 MSN253, Singapore Airlines 9V-SKY, positioned Singapore – Delhi this afternoon as SQ8850 in order to operate yesterday’s delayed SQ403 Delhi – Singapore as SQ9403.

Korean Air A380 HL7611 KE82 New York JFK Medical Return.

Airbus A380-861 MSN035, Korean Air HL7611, operating KE82 New York JFK – Seoul Incheon returned to New York JFK this afternoon due to a medical emergency on board. The aircraft departed again late this evening.

Emirates A380 A6-EEM Dubai World Central Test Flight.

Airbus A380-861 MSN134, Emirates A6-EEM, which has been in storage at Dubai World Central since 4th February, operated a Dubai World Central – Dubai World Central test flight as EK2551 early this afternoon.

Emirates A380 A6-EEV Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus 380-861 MSN150, Emirates A6-EEV, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 28th February, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK702 Dubai – Mauritius.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF Returns from Dubai World Central Storage.

Airbus A380-861 MSN113, Emirates A6-EEF, which has been in storage at Dubai World Central since 15th February, positioned Dubai World Central – Dubai early this afternoon as EK2552 and immediately entered the Dubai maintenance facility.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN017, Emirates A6-EDE, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 10th February, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK318 Dubai – Tokyo Narita.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN016, Emirates A6-EDC, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 21st February, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK354 Dubai – Singapore.

Emirates A380 A6-EUS EK232 Al Ain Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN234, Emirates A6-EUS, operating EK232 Washington – Dubai (depart Washington 28th February) diverted via Al Ain this morning due to long weather based hold times into Dubai).

Emirates A380 A6-EUE EK204 Muscat Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN217, Emirates A6-EUE, operating EK204 New York JFK – Dubai (depart New York JFK 28th February) diverted via Muscat this morning due to long weather based hold times into Dubai).

Emirates A380 A6-EUR EK16 Dubai World Central Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN232, Emirates A6-EUR, operating EK16 London Gatwick – Dubai (depart London Gatwick 28th February) diverted via Dubai World Central in the early hours of this morning due to long weather based hold times at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EER EK148 Dubai World Central Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN139, Emirates A6-EER, operating EK148 Amsterdam – Dubai (depart Amsterdam 28th February) diverted via Dubai World Central in the early hours of this morning due to long weather based hold times at Dubai.