Emirates A380 A6-EDV Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN101, Emirates A6-EDV, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 6th April, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK302 Dubai – Shanghai Pudong.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Returns from Bangkok.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861, Emirates A6-EDD, positioned Bangkok – Dubai in the early hours of this morning as EK2510.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Bangkok Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN020, Emirates A6-EDD, arrived into Bangkok in the early hours of this morning as EK419 from Sydney (depart Sydney 14th April), however the onward sector to Dubai was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDB Sydney Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN013, Emirates A6-EDB, overnighted at Sydney after arriving as EK414 from Sydney yesterday, however its scheduled return to Dubai as EK415 early this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ Returns from Amsterdam.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN141, Emirates A6-EEQ, departed Amsterdam early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK150 Amsterdam – Dubai as EK150D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOG EK91 Zurich Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN172, Emirates A6-EOG, operating EK91 Dubai – Milan Malpensa diverted to Zurich this evening due to weather at Milan Malpensa. The aircraft later continued Zurich – Milan Malpensa as EK91D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDH EK381 Hong Kong Technical Return.

Airbus A380-861 MSN025, Emirates A6-EDH, operating EK381 Hong Kong – Dubai stopped the climb at 18,000 ft in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue and returned to Hong Kong for a safe landing. The aircraft departed again late tonight operating the service as EK381D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOJ Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN182, Emirates A6-EOJ, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 16th March, returned to service this afternoon operating EK51 Dubai – Munich. The aircraft has been fitted with green Expo 2020 decals.

Emirates A380 A6-EEW Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN153, Emirates A6-EEW, 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-EET Milan Malpensa Turnaround.

Airbus A380-861 MSN142, Emirates A6-EET, operated the Dubai – Milan Malpensa sector of EK205 Dubai – Milan Malpensa – New York JFK this morning, however the onward sector to New York JFK was cancelled due to weather and the aircraft turned around to operate today’s scheduled EK206 Milan Malpensa – Dubai sector due to the inbound aircraft encountering a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO Milan Malpensa Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN057, Emirates A6-EDO, arrived into Milan Malpensa this morning as EK206 from New York JFK (depart New York JFK 20th March), however it was unable to operate the onward sector to Dubai due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDN Returns from Milan Malpensa.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN056, Emirates A6-EDN, departed Milan Malpensa early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK206 Milan Malpensa – Dubai sector as EK206D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDN Milan Malpensa Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN056, Emirates A6-EDN, arrived into Milan Malpensa this morning as EK206 from New York JFK (depart New York JFK 17th March), however the onward sector to Dubai has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUR Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN232, Emirates A6-EUR, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening using callsign UAE5GT. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y configuration and wears standard Emirates livery. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 102 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EOQ EK372 Hyderabad Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN201, Emirates A6-EOQ, operating EK372 Dubai – Bangkok diverted via Hyderabad this afternoon. The diversion is understood to have been medical but has not officially been listed as such.

Emirates A380 A6-EVC First Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN248, Emirates A6-EVC, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSK. Unusually this aircraft is already fully painted except for titles.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ Takes Over EK19.

Following the earlier technical return of EK19 Dubai – Manchester to Dubai, the delayed service was subsequently operated by Airbus A380-842 MSN229, Emirates A6-EUQ. The return EK20 operated after midnight as EK20D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUN EK19 Dubai Technical Return.

Airbus A380-842 MSN226, Emirates A6-EUN, operating EK19 Dubai – Manchester stopped the climb at 6,000 ft this afternoon due to a technical issue then returned immediately to Dubai for a safe landing.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO Returns from Auckland.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN057, Emirates A6-EDO, departed Auckland late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai as a direct Auckland – Dubai sector EK435D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEP Returns from Auckland.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 4th March, Airbus A380-861 MSN138, Emirates A6-EEP, departed Auckland in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai in the early hours of this morning as EK435D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO Auckland Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN057, Emirates A6-EDO, arrived into Auckland this afternoon as EK434 from Dubai and Brisbane (depart Dubai 4th March), however the return EK435 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEP Auckland Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN138, Emirates A6-EEP, arrived into Auckland this afternoon as EK434 from Dubai and Brisbane (depart Dubai 3rd March), however the return EK435 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB Returns from Birmingham.

Following its overnight weather delay, Airbus A380-861 MSN213, Emirates A6-EUB, departed Birmingham early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK38 Birmingham – Dubai as EK38D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY Continues from Toronto.

Following its diversion yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN106, Emirates A6-EDY, departed Toronto this evening continuing yesterday’s diverted EK201 Dubai – New York JFK, routing Toronto – New York JFK using EK201 as its callsign. The aircraft then positioned New York JFK – Dubai as EK2692.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY EK201 Toronto Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN106, Emirates A6-EDY, operating EK201 Dubai – New York JFK diverted to Toronto this afternoon due to high winds at New York JFK. As a result EK206 New York JFK – Milan Malpensa has been cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EOH EK216 Al Ain Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN174, Emirates A6-EOH, operating EK216 Los Angeles – Dubai (depart Los Angeles 18th February) diverted via Al Ain this evening due to long hold times at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EUE Returns from Jeddah.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN217, Emirates A6-EUE, positioned Jeddah – Dubai early this morning as EK2552.

Emirates A380 A6-EUE Jeddah Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN217, Emirates A6-EUE, operated EK805 Dubai – Jeddah this morning, however the return EK806 returned to the stand at Jeddah and was subsequently cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUJ EK435 Sydney Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN222, Emirates A6-EUJ, operating the Auckland – Brisbane sector of EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai diverted via Sydney this evening due to weather at Brisbane.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF EK419 Dubai World Central Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF, operating the Bangkok – Dubai sector of EK419 Sydney – Bangkok – Dubai (depart Sydney 9th February),diverted via Dubai World Central this morning due to long hold times at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EEG Sydney Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN116, Emirates A6-EEG, overnighted at Sydney after arriving as EK414 from Dubai yesterday, however its scheduled return to Dubai as EK415 early this morning was delayed overnight then subsequently cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDW EK4 Kuwait Medical Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN103, Emirates A6-EDW, operating EK4 London Heathrow – Dubai (depart London Heathrow 1st February) diverted via Kuwait this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN030, Emirates A6-EDK, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 8th January, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK346 Dubai – Kuala Lumpur.

Emirates A380 A6-EVB Positions to Finkenwerder.

Airbus A380-841 MSN162, Emirates A6-EVB, positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder today wearing test registration F-WWSL. This aircraft was originally intended for Skymark Airlines as JA380A and has been in storage at Toulouse since 4th July 2014.

Emirates A380 A6-EDZ Overnight Tokyo Narita Delay.

Airbus A380-861 MSN107, Emirates A6-EDZ, operated EK318 Dubai – Tokyo Narita this morning, however the return EK319 has been cancelled and the aircraft will remain at Tokyo Narita at least overnight due to weather at Tokyo Narita.

Emirates A380 A6-EUV Returns from Sao Paulo.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 16th January, Airbus A380-842 MSN239, Emirates A6-EUV, positioned Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Dubai this morning as EK2568.

Emirates Signs for a Potential 36 More A380s.

Emirates this morning announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding for an order for an additional 20 Airbus A380s with options on a further sixteen. Deliveries will commence on 2020.

Emirates A380 A6-EOF Sao Paulo Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 technical issue at Sao Paulo in the early hours of this morning, Airbus A380-861 MSN171, Emirates A6-EOF, positioned Dubai – Sao Paulo  Guarulhos as EK2567 late this afternoon in order to operate this morning’s delayed EK262 Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Dubai after midnight as EK262D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUV Sao Paulo Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-842 MSN239, Emirates A6-EUV, arrived into Sao Paulo Guarulhos yesterday evening as EK261 from Dubai, however it was unable to operate this morning’s return EK262 due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOF Returns from Melbourne.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 4th January, Airbus A380-861 MSN171, Emirates A6-EOF, positioned Melbourne – Dubai in the early hours of this morning as EK2665.

Emirates A380 A6-EUI Continues from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Following its diversion on 4th January, Airbus A380-861 MSN221, Emirates A6-EUI, departed Dallas-Fort Worth early this afternoon continuing the diverted EK207 Dubai – New York JFK of 4th January, routing Dallas-Fort Worth – New York JFK as EK207D. The aircraft then operated today’s scheduled EK206 New York JFK – Milan Malpensa – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EDZ Continues from Toronto.

Following its diversion on 4th January, Airbus A380-861 MSN107, Emirates A6-EDZ, departed Toronto in the early hours of this morning continuing the diverted EK205 Dubai – Milan Malpensa – New York JFK of 4th January, routing Toronto – New York JFK as EK205D. The aircraft then operated the delayed EK202 New York – Dubai of 4th January as EK202D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUK Departs Again for New York JFK.

Following its return to Dubai yesterday due to weather at New York JFK, Airbus A380-861 MSN223, Emirates A6-EUK, departed again in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK203 Dubai – New York JFK as EK203D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO Continues from Washington.

Following its diversion yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN136, Emirates A6-EEO, departed Washington this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted EK201 Dubai – New York JFK routing Washington – New York JFK as EK2550. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK206 New York JFK – Milan Malpensa – Dubai just after midnight as EK206D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUA Operates Kuwait Extra.

Airbus A380-861 MSN211, Emirates A6-EUA, operated an additional Dubai – Kuwait sector this afternoon as EK2551 in connection with the Oman v UAE Arabian Gulf Cup Final, returning after midnight as EK2556.

Emirates A380 A6-EUK EK203 Dubai Weather Return.

Airbus A380-861 MSN223, Emirates A6-EUK, operating EK203 Dubai – New York JFK was around two hours into the flight to the south of Volgograd when it turned back to Dubai due to worsening weather at New York JFK.

Emirates A380 A6-EDZ EK205 Toronto Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN107, Emirates A6-EDZ, operating the Milan Malpensa – New York JFK of EK205 Dubai – Milan Malpensa – New York JFK diverted to Toronto this evening due to weather at New York JFK.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX Melbourne Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-861 MSN154, Emirates A6-EEX, arrived into Melbourne this morning as EK404 from Dubai (depart Dubai 3rd January), however instead of going to a remote stand until this evening’s return EK405, following the earlier A380 technical issue at Melbourne the aircraft instead operated today’s delayed EK406 Melbourne – Auckland and return EK407 Auckland – Melbourne sectors. The aircraft then operated the delayed EK405 Melbourne – Dubai. As a result today’s EK407 Melbourne – Dubai sector was cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EOF Melbourne Technical Issue.

Emirates A380-861 MSN171, Emirates A6-EOF, arrived into Melbourne this morning as EK406 from Dubai (depart Dubai 3rd January), however it was unable to operate the onward sector to Auckland due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOE Operates Frankfurt EK43 A380 Inaugural.

Emirates switched operation of the EK43/EK44 Dubai – Frankfurt rotation from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 equipment today with Airbus A380-861 MSN169, Emirates A6-EOE, operating the inaugural A380 services. This gives Frankfurt 3 x daily A380 service.

Emirates A380 A6-EUN EK76 Abu Dhabi Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN226, Emirates A6-EUN, operating EK76 Paris CDG – Dubai (depart Paris CDG 23rd December) diverted via Abu Dhabi this morning due to weather at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE EK419 Dubai World Central.

Airbus A380-861 MSN017, Emirates A6-EDE, operating the Bangkok – Dubai sector of EK419 Sydney – Bangkok – Dubai (depart Sydney 23rd December) diverted via Dubai World Central early this morning due to weather at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EDJ EK86 Kuwait Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN009, Emirates A6-EDJ, operating EK86 Zurich – Dubai (depart Zurich 23rd December) diverted via Kuwait this morning due to weather at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ EK38 Kuwait Diversion.

Airbus A380-842 MSN229, Emirates A6-EUQ, operating EK38 Birmingham – Dubai (depart Birmingham 23rd December) diverted via Kuwait this morning due to weather at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOL EK449 Colombo Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN186, Emirates A6-EOL, operating EK449 Auckland – Dubai (depart Auckland 23rd December) diverted via Colombo in the early hours of this morning due to weather at Dubai.

Emirates A30 A6-EEA EK16 Muscat and Dubai World Central Diversions.

Airbus A380-861 MSN108, Emirates A6-EEA, operating EK16 London Gatwick – Dubai (depart London Gatwick 23rd December) diverted to Muscat in the early hours of this morning due to weather at Dubai. The aircraft then departed Muscat for Dubai but diverted via Dubai World Central due to continued bad weather.

Emirates A380 A6-EUV Positions for London Gatwick – Dubai Extra.

Airbus A380-842 MSN239, Emirates A6-EUV, which overnighted at Madrid after arriving as a charter from Abu Dhabi yesterday, positioned Madrid – London Gatwick this afternoon as EK2516 in order to operate an additional London Gatwick – Dubai sector as EK2552.

Emirates A380 A6-EUT Takes Over EK261.

Following the earlier technical return of EK261 Dubai – Sao Paulo to Dubai, the delayed flight was subsequently operated with a six hour delay by Airbus A380-842 MSN236, Emirates A6-EUT.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ Sydney Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-861 MSN141, Emirates A6-EEQ, arrived into Sydney this evening as EK414 from Dubai, however instead of overnighting and operating tomorrow’s return EK415, the aircraft instead operated today’s EK413 Sydney – Dubai sector just after midnight following the earlier diversion of the EK413 Christchurch – Sydney sector via Melbourne.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF EK413 Melbourne Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN218, Emirates A6-EUF operating the Christchurch – Sydney sector of EK413 Christchurch – Sydney – Dubai diverted via Melbourne this evening due to weather at Sydney. The aircraft will overnight at Sydney.

Emirates A380 A6-EOO Continues from Milan Malpensa.

Following its diversion yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN190, Emirates A6-EOO, departed Milan Malpensa this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted EK77 Dubai – Nice, routing Milan Malpensa – Nice as EK77D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK78 Nice – Dubai as EK78D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX Continues from Manchester.

Following its diversion yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN208, Emirates A6-EOX, departed Manchester early this evening continuing yesterday’s diverted EK37 Dubai – Birmingham, routing Manchester – Birmingham as EK37D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK38 Birmingham – Dubai as EK38D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUY Continues from Manchester.

Following its diversion yesterday, Airbus A380-842 MSN242, Emirates A6-EUY, departed Manchester this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted EK39 Dubai – Birmingham, routing Manchester – Birmingham as EK39D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK40 Birmingham – Dubai as EK40D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX Returns from Melbourne.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN154, Emirates A6-EEX, departed Melbourne early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK405 Melbourne – Singapore – Dubai as EK405D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH Continues from Brisbane.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 8th December, Airbus A380-861 MSN119, Emirates A6-EEH, departed Brisbane early this morning operating the delayed EK435 Brisbane – Dubai sector as EK435D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX Melbourne Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN154, Emirates A6-EEX, arrived into Melbourne this morning as EK404 from Dubai and Singapore (depart Dubai 8th December), however this evening’s return EK405 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH Brisbane Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN119, Emirates A6-EEH, operated the Auckland – Brisbane sector of EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai this afternoon, however the onward sector to Dubai has been delayed at least overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUS Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN234, Emirates A6-EUS, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening using callsign UAE5GT. The aircraft is in standard Emirates livery and brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 101 aircraft. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EUA Returns from Dusseldorf.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 23rd November, Airbus A380-861 MSN211, Emirates A6-EUA, positioned Dusseldorf – Dubai early this afternoon as EK2554.

Emirates A380 A6-EOQ EK38 Vienna Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN201, Emirates A6-EOQ, operating EK38 Birmingham – Dubai (depart Birmingham 13th November) diverted via Vienna in the early hours of this morning.

Emirates A380 A6-EDF Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Emirates A380-861 MSN007, Emirates A6-EDF, entered the Dubai maintenance facility in the early hours of this morning after arriving as EK383 from Hong Kong late last night.

Emirates A380 A6-EUZ Dubai Air Show Flypast.

Airbus A380-842 MSN244, Emirates A6-EUZ, operated a Dubai – Dubai circuit as EK2592 early this afternoon circling to the south east of Dubai World Central before performing a flypast along runway 30 at Dubai World Central before returning to Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EDJ Continues from Kuala Lumpur.

Following its diversion yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN009, Emirates A6-EDJ, departed Kuala Lumpur this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted EK354 Dubai – Singapore, routing Kuala Lumpur – Singapore using EK354 as its callsign. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK355 Singapore – Dubai as EK355D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUV Makes Delivery Flight.

Airbus A380-842  MSN239, Emirates A6-EUV, which was formally delivered on 3rd November, made its Finkenwerder – Dubai delivery flight this evening using callsign UAE5GT.

Emirates A380 A6-EUV Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN239, Emirates A6-EUV, was formally accepted at Finkenwerder this morning and becomes the 100th A380 in the Emirates fleet. The aircraft wears special decals as the 100th A380 in the fleet and for the 2018 Year of Zayed.

Emirates A380 A6-EOJ Singapore Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN182, Emirates A6-EOJ, operated the Melbourne – Singapore sector of EK405 Melbourne – Singapore – Dubai this evening, however the onward sector to Dubai was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUT Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN236, Emirates A6-EUT, was delivered Finkenwerder Dubai this afternoon using callsign UAE5GT. This brings the A380 fleet up to 99 aircraft.  The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y configuration and wears standard Emirates livery.

Emirates A380 A6-EOE Returns from Beijing as EK8307.

Airbus A380-861 MSN169, Emirates A6-EOE, operated EK307 Beijing Capital – Dubai as EK8307 in the early hours of this morning in order to avoid having two EK307 services operating today following a slight timetable change to this service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP Returns from Shanghai as EK8303.

Airbus A380-861 MSN200, Emirates A6-EOP, operated EK303 Shanghai Pudong – Dubai as EK8303 in the early hours of this morning in order to avoid having two EK303 service operating today following a slight timetable change to this service.

Emirates A380 A6-EDG Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN023, Emirates A6-EDG, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 16th October, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK366 Dubai – Taipei Taoyuan.

Emirates A380 A6-EEV Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN150, Emirates A6-EEV, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 17th October, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK203 Dubai – New York JFK.

Emirates A380 A6-EUO Returns from Kuala Lumpur.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-842 MSN227, Emirates A6-EUO, departed Kuala Lumpur in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK343 Kuala Lumpur – Dubai as EK343D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUO Overnight Kuala Lumpur Delay.

Airbus A380-842 MSN227, Emirates A6-EUO, arrived into Kuala Lumpur yesterday evening as EK342 from Dubai, however its scheduled return to Dubai as EK343 in the early hours of this morning has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EVA First Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN167, Emirates A6-EVA, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSN and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder. This aircraft was originally destined for Skymark Airlines of Japan.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Returns from Barcelona.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 12th October, Airbus A380-861 MSN020, Emirates A6-EDD, positioned Barcelona – Dubai late this morning as EK2566.

Emirates A380 A6-EEY Barcelona Rescue Mission.

Following the Emirates A380 technical issue at Barcelona yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN157, Emirates A6-EEY, positioned Dubai – Barcelona this afternoon as EK2565 in order to operate yesterday’s delayed EK188 Barcelona – Dubai as EK188D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOG EK261 Rio de Janeiro Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN172, Emirates A6-EOG, operating EK261 Dubai – Sao Paulo diverted to Rio de Janeiro this afternoon due to weather at Sao Paulo. This is the first Emirates A380 at Rio de Janeiro.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN141, Emirates A6-EEQ, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 19th September, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK203 Dubai – New York JFK.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 18th September, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK701 Dubai – Mauritius.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK Returns from Barcelona.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN030, Emirates A6-EDK, departed Barcelona this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK186 Barcelona – Dubai as EK186D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUZ Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN244, Emirates A6-EUZ, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this afternoon using callsign UAE5GT. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 98 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EOQ Returns from Birmingham.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN201, Emirates A6-EOQ, departed Birmingham early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK38 Birmingham – Dubai as EK38D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI Manchester Mouse Cancellation.

Airbus A380-861 MSN123, Emirates A6-EEI, operated EK21 Dubai – Manchester in the early hours of this morning, however the return EK22 was cancelled after a mouse was spotted on board. The aircraft will require fumiga

Emirates A380 A6-EOQ Takes Over EK374.

Following the earlier technical return of EK374 Dubai – Bangkok (depart Dubai 21st September) to Dubai, the delayed service was subsequently operated this morning by Airbus A380-861 MSN201, Emirates A6-EOQ.

Emirates A380 A6-EUP EK374 Dubai Technical Return.

Airbus A380-842 MSN228, Emirates A6-EUP, operating EK374 Dubai – Bangkok (depart Dubai 21st September) was approaching Chhindwara at 35,000ft in the early hours of this morning when it turned back to Dubai for a safe landing following a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN141, Emirates A6-EEQ, entered the Dubai maintenance facility in the early hours of this morning after arriving late last night as EK98 from Rome Fiumicino.

Emirates A380 A6-EET Singapore Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN142, Emirates A6-EET, operated EK354 Dubai – Singapore in the early hours of this morning, however the return EK355 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO EK406 Adelaide Medical Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN057, Emirates A6-EDO, operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of EK406 Dubai – Melbourne – Auckland (depart Dubai 8th September) diverted via Adelaide early this morning due to a medical emergency on board. The complete routing was therefore Dubai – Adelaide – Melbourne – Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EEY Operates EK143 Madrid A380 Inaugural.

Emirates switched operation of the EK143/EK144 Dubai – Madrid rotation from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation today with Airbus A380-861 MSN157, Emirates A6-EEY operating the inaugural A380 services. This gives Madrid double daily Emirates A380 service.

QANTAS Sydney – London Heathrow Service to Return to Singapore Stopover.

QANTAS today announced that the QF1/QF2 Sydney – London Heathrow service will amend its stopover from Dubai to Singapore from 25th March 2018. The Sydney – Singapore sectors will replace the current QF5/QF6 Sydney – Singapore A330 service. QANTAS will retain codeshares on Emirates services between Australian ports and Dubai and beyond Dubai across the Emirates network to Europe but there will no longer be any QANTAS operated services to Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EUY Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN 242, Emirates A6-EUY was delivered Finkenwerder Dubai this evening using callsign UAE5GT. The aircraft is in 58J/557Y configuration. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 97 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EOM Returns from Sydney.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN187, Emirates A6-EOM, departed Sydney late this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK415 Sydney – Dubai as EK415D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOM Sydney Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN187, Emirates A6-EOM, overnighted at Sydney after arriving as EK414 from Dubai yesterday, however it was unable to operate EK415 Sydney – Dubai early this morning due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

Emirates A380 A6-EEN Returns from Mauritius.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 25th August, Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEN, positioned Mauritius – Dubai as EK2606 early this morning.  The aircraft then entered the Dubai maintenance facility.

Emirates A380 A6-EER Mauritius Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-861 MSN139, Emirates A6-EER, operated EK701 Dubai – Mauritius this morning, however instead of turning around to operate EK702 Mauritius – Dubai, instead following the A380 technical issue and flight switches at Mauritius yesterday, the aircraft operated yesterday’s delayed EK704 Mauritius – Dubai as EK704D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW Mauritius Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-861 MSN207, Emirates A6-EOW operated EK703 Dubai – Mauritius this morning, then following the earlier A380 technical issue at Mauritius the aircraft turned around to operate EK702 Mauritius – Dubai instead of EK704 Mauritius – Dubai as scheduled. EK704 has been delayed overnight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDB Melbourne Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN013, Emirates A6-EDB, arrived into Melbourne this morning as EK406 from Dubai (depart Dubai 23rd August), however the onward sector to Auckland was cancelled due to a technical issue. As a result EK407 Auckland – Melbourne sector was also cancelled, however the aircraft was able to return to service late at night operating the delayed EK407 Melbourne – Dubai sector.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Returns from Bangkok.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL positioned Bangkok – Dubai early this afternoon as EK2549.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO Operates Delayed Bangkok Services.

Airbus A380-861 MSN057, Emirates A6-EDO, operated yesterday’s delayed EK385 Hong Kong – Bangkok sector early this morning using the regular EK385 callsign. On arrival into Bangkok the aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK418 Bangkok – Sydney sector as EK418D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK Bangkok Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Emirates A380 technical issue at Bangkok, Airbus A380-861 MSN030, Emirates A6-EDK positioned Dubai – Bangkok as EK2547 late tonight and will return tomorrow morning operating the delayed Bangkok – Dubai sector of yesterday’s delayed EK385 Hong Kong – Bangkok – Dubai as EK385D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO Bangkok Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-861 MSN057, Emirates A6-EDO, operated the Dubai – Bangkok sector of EK418 Dubai – Bangkok – Sydney this morning. However following the earlier Emirates A380 technical issue at Bangkok, the aircraft then operated the delayed EK384 Bangkok – Hong Kong sector.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Bangkok Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, operated the Dubai – Bangkok sector of EK384 Dubai – Bangkok – Hong Kong in the early hours of this morning. However it was unable to operate the onward sector to Hong Kong due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Returns from Zurich.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 2nd August, A380-841 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, positioned Zurich – Dubai this afternoon as EK2560.    

Emirates A380 A6-EOD Zurich Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 technical issue at Zurich yesterday evening, A380-861 MSN168, Emirates A6-EOD, positioned Dubai – Zurich as EK2559 this morning in order to operate yesterday’s delayed EK86 Zurich – Dubai as EK86D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEB Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN109, Emirates A6-EEB, departed London Heathrow early this evening operating yesterday’s EK6 London Heathrow – Dubai as EK6D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUX Enters Service.

Airbus A380-841 MSN241, Emirates A6-EUX, entered service in the early hours of this morning operating EK346 Dubai – Kuala Lumpur.

Emirates A380 A6-EUX Delivered.

Airbus A380-841 MSN241, Emirates A6-EUX, was delivered Finkenwerder Dubai this evening using callsign UAE4DY. The aircraft is in 58J/557Y configuration. This brings the A380 fleet up to 96 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EER Dusseldorf Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 technical issue at Dusseldorf yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EER positioned Dubai – Dusseldorf late this morning as EK2553 in order to operate yesterday’s delayed EK58 Dusseldorf – Dubai as EK58D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDN Operates Final EK418 to Auckland.

Emirates will amend the EK418 Dubai – Bangkok – Sydney – Auckland service from tomorrow to operate as a Dubai – Bangkok – Sydney service only. Today’s final Dubai departure working through to Auckland was operated by A380 A6-EDN.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH Continues from Melbourne.

Following its diversion last night, Emirates A380 A6-EEH departed Melbourne early this evening continuing yesterday’s diverted EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai routing Melbourne – Brisbane – Dubai as EK435D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH EK435 Melbourne Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH operating the Auckland – Brisbane sector of EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai diverted to Melbourne this evening due to weather at Brisbane. The aircraft will overnight at Melbourne.

Emirates A380 A6-EEA Continues from Shanghai Pudong.

Following its diversion yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEA departed Shanghai Pudong early this morning continuing yesterday’s delayed EK306 Dubai – Beijing routing Shanghai Pudong – Beijing as EK306D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUL Sydney Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUL operated the Christchurch – Sydney sector of EK413 Christchurch – Sydney – Dubai this afternoon, however the onward sector to Dubai was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEP EK131 Helsinki Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEP operating EK131 Dubai – Moscow Domodedovo diverted to Helsinki late tonight due to weather at Moscow. This is confirmed as the second Emirates A380 to visit Helsinki.

Emirates A380 A6-EED EK20 Al Ain Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EED operating EK20 Manchester – Dubai (depart Manchester 18th June) diverted via Al Ain early this morning due to long weather based hold times at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOY Returns from Taipei.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN209, Emirates A6-EOY, departed Taipei tonight operating today’s scheduled EK367 Taipei – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOR Taipei Flight Switch.

Emirates A380 A6-EOR operated EK366 Dubai – Taipei this morning, then following the A380 technical issue at Taipei yesterday, turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed EK367 Taipei – Dubai as EK367D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOY Taipei Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN209, Emirates A6-EOY, operated EK366 Dubai – Taipei this morning, however the return EK367 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDB Returns from Milan Malpensa.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 13th June, Airbus A380-861 MSN013, Emirates A6-EDB, positioned Milan Malpensa – Dubai in the early hours of this morning as EK2562.

Emirates A380 A6-EDU Milan Malpensa Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 technical issue at Milan Malpensa yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EDU positioned Dubai – Milan Malpensa as EK2561 in the early hours of this morning in to operate yesterday’s delayed EK205 Milan Malpensa – New York JFK sector as EK205D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDB Milan Malpensa Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN013, Emirates A6-EDB, 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-EDH EK3 Sofia Medical Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN025, Emirates A6-EDH, operating EK3 Dubai – London Heathrow diverted via Sofia this evening due to a emergency on board. This is the first visit of an Emirates A380 at Sofia, although a Lufthansa A380 has previously vid.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Returns from Munich.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 25th May, Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, positioned Munich – Dubai this morning as EK2554.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO EK434 Sydney Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO operating the Dubai – Brisbane sector of EK434 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland (depart Dubai 20th May) diverted via Sydney this morning due to weather at Brisbane. The complete routing was therefore Dubai – Sydney – Brisbane – Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ, which has thus far completed two rotations in service, was stopped for maintenance at Dubai this evening after arriving as EK373 from Kuala Lumpur.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ entered service this morning operating EK372 Dubai – Bangkok. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 58J/557Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ was delivered Finkenwerder – Nice – Dubai as EK7380 this afternoon. The aircraft took part in publicity events at Nice ahead of Emirates commencing A380 service to Nice from July 1st. This brings the A380 fleet up to 95 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF EK434 Sydney Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF, operating the Dubai – Brisbane sector of EK434 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland (depart Dubai 14th May) diverted via Sydney this morning due to weatner at Brisbane. The Brisbane – Auckland sector operated using callsign EK434D. The aircraft’s complete routing was Dubai – Sydney – Brisbane – Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EDG Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN023, Emirates A6-EDG,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 24th April, returned to service this afternoon operating EK47 Dubai – Frankfurt. This followed yesterday’s technical issue at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF Operates Delayed Heathrow Service.

Following the A380 technical issue at Dubai yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF, operated yesterday’s delayed EK5 Dubai – London Heathrow in the early hours of this morning as EK5D. The aircraft then positioned London Heathrow – Dubai as EK2552.

Emirates A380 A6-EDG Returns from Dubai Maintenance, Goes Tech.

Airbus A380-861 MSN023, Emirates A6-EDG,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 24th April, was scheduled to return to service this afternoon operating EK5 Dubai – London Heathrow, however the aircraft returned to the stand and was unable to operate the service due to a technical issue. The return EK6 was cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 26th March, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK318 Dubai – Tokyo Narita.

Emirates A380 A6-EDJ EK186 Barcelona Medical Return.

Airbus A380-861 MSN009, Emirates A6-EDJ, operating EK186 Barcelona – Dubai stopped the climb at 18, 000 ft this afternoon and returned to Barcelona due to a emergency on board. The aircraft departed again after around an hour on the ground as EK186D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOU Returns from Prague.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 29th April, Emirates A380 A6-EOU positioned Prague – Dubai in the early hours of this morning as EK2642.

Emirates A380 A6-EOH Operates Delayed Sao Paulo Service.

Following the technical return of EK261 Dubai – Sao Paulo to Dubai yesterday, the delayed service was operated early this afternoon as EK261D by Emirates A380 A6-EOH. The aircraft will operate today’s delayed EK262 Sao Paulo – Dubai tomorrow as EK262D.

Emirates Announce Melbourne A380 Upgauge.

Emirates today announced that the EK408/EK408 Dubai – Melbourne rotation will switch from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operating from 25th March 2018. This will give Melbourne 3 x daily A380 service.

Emirates Announce Madrid A380 Upgauge.

Emirates today announced that the EK143/EK144 Dubai – Madrid rotation will switch from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operating from 1st September 2017. This will give Madrid double daily A380 service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOL EK261 Dubai Technical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EOL operating EK261 Dubai – Sao Paulo was over three hours into the flight this morning when it turned back to Dubai for a safe landing due to a technical issue. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUL Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Emirates A380 A6-EUL entered the Dubai maintenance facility this evening after arriving as EK242 from Toronto. The aircraft had burst a tyre on departure from Dubai on the outbound EK241 causing damage to the wheel well and was cleared in Toronto for a single flight back to Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN213, Emirates A6-EUB,, which has been under repair at Dubai since 5th April following a ground collision at Singapore on 30th March, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK701 Dubai – Mauritius.

Emirates A380 A6-EUY First Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN242, Emirates A6-EUY, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSX and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB EK405 Singapore Ground Collission Damage.

Airbus A380-861 MSN213, Emirates A6-EUB, preparing to operate the Singapore – Dubai sector of EK405 Melbourne – Singapore – Dubai (depart Melbourne 29th March) was being pushed back at Singapore when its right wingtip was in collission with the left wing of Scoot Boeing 787-9 9V-OJA. The flight sector was cancelled and passengers reaccommodated on other services.

Emirates A380 A6-EDN Takes Over EK376.

Following the earlier technical return of EK376 Dubai – Bangkok to the gate, the service was subsequently operated with a ten hour delay this afternoon by A380 A6-EDN.

Emirates A380 A6-EUP Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUP was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this fternoon as EK7380. The aircraft is the fourth Emirates A380-842 with Rolls-Royce Trent 972 engines. The aircraft is in 58J/557Y configuration. This brings the A380 fleet up to 94 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EDM Returns from Kuwait.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN042, Emirates A6-EDM, positioned Kuwait – Dubai this afternoon as EK2854.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA EK407 Muscat Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN011, Emirates A6-EDA, operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of EK407 Auckland – Melbourne – Dubai (depart Auckland 24th March) diverted via Muscat this morning due to long weather based hold times at Dubai. The complete routing was therefore Auckland – Melbourne – Muscat – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOJ EK303 Muscat Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EOJ operating EK303 Shanghai Pudong – Dubai (depart Shanghai Pudong 24th March) diverted via Muscat this morning due to long weather based hold times at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EEB EK18 London Heathrow Technical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEB operating EK18 Manchester – Dubai stopped the climb at 9, 000 ft this afternoon when it was unable to retract the landing gear, entered a hold close to Wakefield to work checklists and then diverted to London Heathrow, still at 9,000 ft. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 18th February, returned to service this morning operating EK418 Dubai – Bangkok – Sydney – Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EUX First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUX made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSG and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE Returns from Dubai Maintenance, Goes Tech.

Airbus A380-861 MSN017, Emirates A6-EDE,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 31st January, returned to service this afternoon operating EK207 Dubai – New York JFK, however the return EK202 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDU Returns from Vienna.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EDU departed Vienna this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK128 Vienna – Dubai as EK128D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUJ Continues from Frankfurt.

Following its diversion yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EUJ departed Frankfurt early this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted EK147 Dubai – Amsterdam, routing Frankfurt – Amsterdam as EK147D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK148 Amsterdam – Dubai as EK148D.

Emirates A380 A6-EET EK434 Perth Medical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EET operating the Dubai – Brisbane sector of EK434 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland (depart Dubai 23rd February) diverted via Perth in the early hours of this morning due to a emergency on board. The complete routing was Dubai – Perth – Brisbane – Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL EK17 London Gatwick Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, operating EK17 Dubai – Manchester diverted to London Gatwick this afternoon having gone around at Manchester due to high winds. The return EK18 was subsequently cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EUI Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUI was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening using callsign UAE3YP. The aircraft is the final A380 for Emirates with GP7270 engines.The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y configuration with the lower deck crew rest area. This brings the A380 fleet up to 93 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EUV First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUV made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSB and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EUH EK421 Perth Medical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EUH operating EK421 Perth – Dubai (depart Perth 15th February) returned to Perth in the early hours of this morning due to a emergency on board. The aircraft departed for Dubai again early this evening as EK421D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDB EK407 Sydney Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN013, Emirates A6-EDB, operating the Auckland – Melbourne sector of EK407 Auckland – Melbourne – Dubai diverted via Sydney this evening making a full routing of Auckland – Sydney – Melbourne – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EUS First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUS made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAN and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EOB EK405 Bangkok Technical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EOB operating the Singapore – Dubai sector of EK405 Melbourne – Singapore – Dubai (depart Melbourne 31st January) diverted to Bangkok in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Bangkok – Dubai during the evening as EK2549.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF EK406 Ohakea Air Force Base Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF, operating the Melbourne – Auckland sector of EK406 Dubai – Melbourne – Auckland diverted via Ohakea Air Force Base this afternoon after a temporary runway closure at Auckland following the rejected take off of a Singapore Airlines aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EUE Operates Boston Rotation.

Airbus A380-861 MSN217, Emirates A6-EUE, operated the EK237/EK238 Dubai – Boston rotation today in place of the usual Boeing 777-300ER in for Boston airport to test their new A380 facilities.

Emirates A380 A6-EUT First Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN236, Emirates A6-EUT, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAP and positioned to Finkenwerder for cabin outfitting.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ Melbourne Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ arrived into Melbourne this morning as EK404 from Dubai and Singapore (depart Dubai 18th January), however the return EK405 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEV Operates Delayed Los Angeles Service.

Following the diversion of yesterday’s EK217 Dubai – Los Angeles to Moscow Domodedovo and its subsequent return to Dubai, the flight departed again this afternoon as EK217D operating by Emirates A380 A6-EEV. The aircraft then operated today’s scheduled EK218 Los Angeles – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOD EK217 Moscow Diversion and Dubai Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EOD operating EK217 Dubai – Los Angeles diverted to Moscow Domodedovo this evening. The diversion appears to have been . The aircraft then departed Moscow Domodedovo to return to Dubai as crew did not have sufficient hours to reach Lis Angeles.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK Returns from Milan Malpensa.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-861 MSN030, Emirates A6-EDK, departed Milan Malpensa late this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK92 Milan Malpensa – Dubai as EK92D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK Overnight Milan Malpensa Delay.

Airbus A380-861 MSN030, Emirates A6-EDK, operated EK91 Dubai – Milan Malpensa this afternoon, however the return EK92 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUO Delivered.

Airbus A380-842 MSN227, Emirates A6-EUO, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. The aircraft is the third Emirates A380-842 with Rolls-Royce Trent 972 engines. The aircraft is in 58J/557Y configuration. This brings the A380 fleet up to 92 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EUN Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUN was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7382. The aircraft is the second Emirates A380-842 with Rolls-Royce Trent 972 engines. The aircraft is in 58J/557Y configuration. This brings the A380 fleet up to 91 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EUM Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUM was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. The aircraft is the first A380 for Emirates with Rolls-Royce Trent 972 engines and is designated an A380-842.The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration with no crew rest areas. This brings the A380 fleet up to 90 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEM EK449 Dubai World Central Fog Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEM operating EK449 Auckland – Dubai (depart Auckland 27th December) diverted via Dubai World Central this morning due to fog at Dubai. The aircraft then operated the delayed EK225/EK226 Dubai – San Francisco rotation with the return EK226 operating using callsign EK226D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDX Takes Over EK97.

Following the technical return of EK97 Dubai – Rome Fiumicino to Dubai, the service was subsequently operated by Emirates A380 A6-EDX.

Emirates A380 A6-EUD EK97 Dubai Technical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EUD operating EK97 Dubai – Rome Fiumicino was at 36, > 000 ft over northern Iran around two hours into the flight when it turned back to Dubai due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEU Los Angeles Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 technical issue at Los Angeles on 21st December, Emirates A380 A6-EEU positioned Dubai – Seattle – Los Angeles in the early hours of this morning as EK2515 in to operate the delayed EK218 Los Angeles – Dubai of 21st December as EK218D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOE Returns from Mumbai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 19th December, Emirates A380 A6-EOE positioned Mumbai – Dubai late tonight as EK2549 and went back into the Dubai maintenance facility.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT Hong Kong Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier A380 technical issue at Hong Kong, Emirates A380 A6-EOT positioned Dubai – Hong Kong as EK2590 early this morning in to operate the delayed EK381 Hong Kong – Dubai as EK381D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDX Hong Kong Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDX arrived into Hong Kong late last night as EK380 from Dubai, > however it was unable to operate the return EK381 in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUL Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUL was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y configuration with the underfloor crew rest area at the front. This brings the A380 fleet up to 89 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EUE Mumbai Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier A380 technical issue at Mumbai, Airbus A380-861 MSN217, Emirates A6-EUE, positioned Dubai – Mumbai as EK2547 this afternoon in to operate the delayed EK501 Mumbai – Dubai as EK501D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Returns from New York JFK.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN020, Emirates A6-EDD, departed New York JFK this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK208 New York JFK – Dubai as EK208D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI Hong Kong Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI arrived into Hong Kong yesterday evening as EK380 from Dubai, however its scheduled return to Dubai in the early hours of this morning as EK381 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Hong Kong – Dubai this evening as EK2525.

Emirates A380 A6-EUK Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUK was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as UAE6CP. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y with a lower deck crew rest area. This brings the A380 fleet up to 88 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEL Returns from Dusseldorf.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEL departed Dusseldorf late this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK58 Dusseldorf – Dubai late this morning as EK58D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH EK435 Sydney Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH operating the Auckland – Brisbane sector of EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai diverted via Sydney this evening due to weather at Brisbane. The full routing was Auckland – Sydney – Brisbane – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF EK419 Dubai World Central Fog Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF, operating the Bangkok – Dubai sector of EK419 Auckland – Sydney – Bangkok – Dubai (depart Auckland 2nd December) diverted via Dubai World Central this morning due to fog at Dubai. The complete routing was therefore Auckland – Sydney – Bangkok – Dubai World Central – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EUJ Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUJ was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y with a lower deck crew rest area. This brings the A380 fleet up to 87 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ EK407 Perth Fuel Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of EK407 Auckland – Melbourne – Dubai (depart Auckland 25th November) diverted via Perth for fuel in the early hours of this morning due to temporary fuel supply issues in Melbourne.

Emirates A380 A6-EEW EK405 Singapore Technical Delay.

Emirates A380 A6-EEW arrived into Singapore late last night as EK405 from Melbourne, however the onward sector to Dubai was delayed by 14 hours due to a technical issue and operated this evening as EK405D.

Emirates A380 A6-EON Takes Over Yesterday’s EK225

Emirates A380 A6-EON operated yesterday’s EK225/EK226 Dubai – San Francisco rotations using callsigns EK225D/EK226D following yesterday’s EK225 making a lengthy diversion to Moscow Domodedovo and then returning to Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EEP EK225 Moscow Medical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEP operating EK225 Dubai – San Francisco made a lengthy diversion via Moscow Domodedovo this afternoon due to a emergency on board. It was then apparent that crew did not have sufficient hours to reach San Francisco and so the flight returned to Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW London Heathrow Cancellation and Paris Rescue Mission.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW operated EK29 Dubai – London Heathrow this morning, however following the earlier A380 technical issue at Paris CDG, the return EK30 was cancelled and the aircraft positioned London Heathrow – Paris CDG as EK2552 in to operate the delayed EK72 Paris CDG – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EUH Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUH was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this morning as EK7380. This brings the A380 fleet up to 86 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EDN Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN056, Emirates A6-EDN,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 30th September, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK354 Dubai – Singapore.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN017, Emirates A6-EDE,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 12th November, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK203 Dubai – New York JFK.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW EK382 Mumbai Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW operating EK382 Dubai – Hong Kong diverted via Mumbai this morningcontinuing to Hong Kong after around an hour on the ground. This is being cited as for operational reasons rather than a diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDH Returns from Paris CDG.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN025, Emirates A6-EDH, departed Paris CDG early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK74 Paris CDG – Dubai as EK74D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUG Operates A380 Christchurch Inaugural.

Emirates switched the routing of the EK412/EK413 rotation from Dubai – Sydney – Auckland to Dubai – Sydney – Christchurch with effect from today with A380 A6-EUG operating the inaugural Christchurch rotation. This was the first Emirates A380 service to Christchurch.

Emirates A380 A6-EOD Operates EK418 Auckland Inaugural.

Emirates switched the routing of the EK418/EK419 rotation from Dubai – Bangkok – Sydney – Christchurch to Dubai – Bangkok – Sydney – Auckland today and also switched the service from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation with A6-EOD operating the first Auckland/A380 EK418 service.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC Dubai Test Flight.

Airbus A380-861 MSN016, Emirates A6-EDC,, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 12th September, undertook a Dubai – Dubai test flight early this afternoon as EK2551.

Emirates A380 A6-EUR First Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN232, Emirates A6-EUR, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAE and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EUG Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUG was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y with a lower deck crew rest area. This brings the A380 fleet up to 85 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EOS Returns from Athens.

Following its overnight crew delay, Emirates A380 A6-EOS departed Athens in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK106 Athens – Dubai as EK106D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF Perth Pilot Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF arrived into Perth in the early hours of this morning as EK424 from Dubai (depart Dubai 8th October), however the return EK425 was cancelled after the pilot was stood down after allegedly refusing to take alcohol and tests. The aircraft was able to position Perth – Dubai during the evening as EK2669.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y with a lower deck crew rest area. This brings the A380 fleet up to 84 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUQ made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSF and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EUC Operates Amman Rotation.

Emirates A380 A6-EUC operated the EK901/EK902 Dubai – Amman rotation today as a one-off operation to mark 30 years of Emirates service to Amman. This was the first A380 visit to Jordan.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW Continues from Singapore.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EOW departed Singapore this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK404 Singapore – Melbourne sector as EK404D. The aircraft will operate today’s EK405 Melbourne – Singapore – Dubai in the early hours of tomorrow morning as EK405D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUC Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EUC entered service this morning operating EK1 Dubai – London Heathrow. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 12F/76J/429Y configuration without the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EUC Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUC was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai late this morning as EK7380. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration with no crew rest area. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 83 aircraft.

Emirates Switches EK418 to Auckland and Upgauges to A380.

Emirates today announced that the existing EK418/EK419 Dubai – Bangkok – Sydney – Christchurch rotation will become a Dubai – Bangkok – Sydney – Auckland rotation with effect from 30th October 2016. The service will be upgauged from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation on the same day and will operate to the following schedule: EK418 Dubai 0855 – 1805 Bangkok 1930 – 0900+1 Sydney 1040 – Auckland 1555 EK419 Auckland 1630 – 1815 Sydney 1945 – 0055+1 Bangkok – 0225 – Dubai 0605. It should be noted that this only allows 35 minutes at Auckland so it appears that the intention is for EK419 to be operated by the aircraft inbound to Auckland as EK406, EK434 or EK448.

Emirates Switches EK412 to Christchurch.

Emirates today announced that the existing EK412/EK413 Dubai – Sydney – Auckland rotation will become a Dubai – Sydney – Christchurch rotation with effect from 30th October 2016. The service will remain an A380 operation and will operate to the following schedule: EK412 Dubai 1015 – 0700+1 Sydney 0845 – Christchurch 1350 EK413 Christchurch 1945 – 2005 Sydney 2145 – Dubai 0515+1.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP Returns from New York JFK.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, departed New York JFK this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK202 New York JFK – Dubai as EK202D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOF Returns from Los Angeles.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EOF departed Los Angeles this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK216 Los Angeles – Dubai as EK216D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP JFK Delay Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, arrived into New York JFK as EK207 from Dubai this evening, however the return EK202 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 20th August after it returned following the deployment of the oxygen ms, returned to service this afternoon operating EK186 Dubai – Barcelona.

Emirates A380 A6-EDQ Returns from Munich.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN080, Emirates A6-EDQ, departed Munich this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK52 Munich – Dubai as EK52D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX EK147 Dubai Technical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX operating EK147 Dubai – Amsterdam was close to the Iranian/Turkish b near Urmia at 38, 000 ft this morning when the oxygen ms descended. Crew descended to 31, 000 ft and returned to Dubai for a safe landing. The aircraft then entered the Dubai maintenance facility.

Emirates A380 A6-EUE Delivered.

Airbus A380-861 MSN217, Emirates A6-EUE, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai late this evening as EK7380. The aircraft is in a new 14F/76J/426Y with a lower deck crew rest area.This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 82 aircraft.

Emirates Announce One-Off Amman A380 Service.

Emirates today announced a one-off A380 rotation on the Dubai – Amman route on 25th September 2016 in to mark 30 years on service on the route. The EK901/EK902 rotation will be A380 operated.

Emirates Announce All A380 Service for Manchester.

Emirates today announced that it will switch the EK21/EK22 Manchester – Dubai rotation from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation from 1st January 2017. This will give Manchester 3 x daily A380 service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOG Continues from New York JFK.

Following its double diversions yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EOG departed New York JFK this morning routing New York JFK – San Francisco as EK225. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK226 San Francisco – Dubai as EK226D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOG EK225 Copenhagen Medical and JFK Diversions.

Emirates A380 A6-EOG operating EK225 Dubai – San Francisco diverted to Copenhagen this afternoon due to a diversion. The aircraft then departed again, however crew did not have sufficient hours to reach San Francisco and so the flight diverted again to New York JFK.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ EK434 Brisbane Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ arrived into Brisbane this morning as EK434 from Dubai (depart Dubai 27th July), however the onward service to Auckland and today’s EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai were cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUO First Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN227, Emirates A6-EUO, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSA and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EDF Returns from Frankfurt.

Following its rejected take off yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN007, Emirates A6-EDF, departed Frankfurt early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK48 Frankfurt – Dubai as EK48D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUL First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUL made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSP and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EUN First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUN made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSR and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EEE Jeddah Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 technical issue at Dubai yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEE positioned Dubai – Jeddah in the early hours of this morning as EK2541 in to operate yesterday’s delayed EK804 Jeddah – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOV Jeddah Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN206, Emirates A6-EOV, operated EK803 Dubai – Jeddah this afternoon, however it was unable to operate the return EK804 due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUD Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EUD entered service this evening operating EK85 Dubai – Zurich. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration without the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EUD Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUD was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai late this afternoon as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 81 aircraft

Emirates A380 A6-EUK First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUK made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSH and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EUK First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUK made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSH and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB Enters Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN213, Emirates A6-EUB, entered service this morning operating EK55 Dubai – Dusseldorf. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration without the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB Delivered.

Airbus A380-861 MSN213, Emirates A6-EUB, was delivered Finkenwerder – Vienna this afternoon as EK7380 where it will be involved in media events before the start of A380 operations to Vienna on July 1st. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 80 aircraft

Emirates Confirm A380 for Direct Auckland Service.

Emirates today confirmed that the EK448/EK449 Dubai – Auckland service will switch from Boeing 777-200LR to A380 operation from 30th October 2016. This is expected to be payload restricted with a number of seats blocked off.

Emirates A380 A6-EDX Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Emirates A380 A6-EDX, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 11th May, returned to service this morning operating EK31 Dubai – London Heathrow. This was the first EK31/EK32 rotation to be operated by A380 equipment, taking over from Boeing 777-300ERs.

Emirates A380 A6-EUA Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUA was delivered Finkenwerder – Berlin Schoenefeld this evening as EK7380 in to appear at the ILA Berlin Air Show. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 79 aircraft. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration without the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EDW Bangkok Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-861 MSN103, Emirates A6-EDW, arrived into Bangkok as EK372 from Dubai this afternoon, however following the earlier A380 technical issue at Bangkok instead of turning around to operate EK373 back to Dubai it instead operated the delayed EK384 Bangkok – Hong Kong sector. EK373 Bangkok – Dubai was cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI Bangkok Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI arrived into Bangkok as EK384 from Dubai early this afternoon, however it was unable to operate the onward sector to Hong Kong due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDL Returns from London Heathrow.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN046, Emirates A6-EDL, departed London Heathrow early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK6 London Heathrow – Dubai as EK6D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 78 aircraft. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration without the main deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH EK434 Mumbai Medical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH operating the Dubai – Brisbane sector of EK434 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland diverted via Mumbai this afternoon due to a emergency on board. The full routing was therefore Dubai – Mumbai – Brisbane – Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC Milan Malpensa Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC arrived into Milan Malpensa this morning as EK206 from New York JFK (depart New York JFK 16th May), however the onward service to Dubai was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEE Barcelona Rescue Mission.

Following [rss-uut] the technical return of EK186 Barcelona – Dubai to Barcelona yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEE positioned Dubai – Barcelona as EK2515 in the early hours of this morning in to operate the delayed service as EK186D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEA EK186 Barcelona Technical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EEA operating EK186 Barcelona – Dubai stopped the climb at 7, 000 ft this afternoon due to a technical issue. circled to work checklists and burn fuel then returned to Barcelona for a safe landing. The flight has been delayed overnight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDR Returns from Hong Kong.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN083, Emirates A6-EDR, departed Hong Kong this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK385 Hong Kong – Bangkok – Dubai as EK385D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDJ Dubai Test Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDJ, > which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 7th March, undertook a Dubai – Dubai test flight early this afternoon as EK2551.

Emirates A380 A6-EOY Delivered.

Airbus A380-861 MSN209, Emirates A6-EOY, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 77 aircraft. The aircraft is in 58J/557Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EUG First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUG made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAB and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT EK55 Larnaca Medical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT operating EK55 Dubai – Dusseldorf diverted via Larnaca this afternoon due to a emergency on board. This is the second Emirates A380 diversion via Larnaca in two days and the second every A380 visit to Larnaca.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 76 aircraft. The aircraft is in 58J/557Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP EK39 Dubai Technical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP operating EK39 Dubai – Birmingham was just over an hour into the flight above the Persian Gulf this morning when it turned back to Dubai for a safe landing due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAV and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK Dubai Test Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 8th February, undertook a Dubai – Dubai test flight early this afternoon as EK2551.

Emirates A380 A6-EEE Returns from Shanghai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 26th March, Emirates A380 A6-EEE departed Shanghai Pudong in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed EK303 Shanghai Pudong – Dubai of 26th March as EK8303.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP EK19 London Heathrow Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP operating EK19 Dubai – Manchester diverted via London Heathrow this evening after going around three times at Manchester when the Flight Management System repeatedly warned that Manchester’s runways were too short to attempt to land on. Due to the delay caused by the diversion the return EK20 operated after midnight as EK20D. This was the first appearance of a Two Class A380 at London Heathrow.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 75 aircraft. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW Positions to Birmingham for Tests and Media.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW, still wearing test registration F-WWSJ, positioned Toulouse – Birmingham using an Airbus callsign this afternoon. The aircraft did jetbridge trials this evening prior to Emirates commencing A380 service to Birmingham next week and will be the centre of media events tomorrow.

Emirates A380 A6-EDW Returns from Shanghai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 16th March, Airbus A380-861 MSN103, Emirates A6-EDW, positioned Shanghai Pudong – Dubai this afternoon as EK2519.

Emirates A380 A6-EUE First Flight.

Airbus A380-861 MSN217, Emirates A6-EUE, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAU and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EEC Overnight Shanghai Delay.

Airbus A380-861 MSN110, Emirates A6-EEC, arrived into Shanghai Pudong as EK302 from Dubai this afternoon, however the return EK303 has been delayed overnight due to a lack of rested crew at Shanghai following the delays to yesterday’s service. EK303 will now operate early tomorrow as EK303A.

Emirates A380 A6-EEJ Continues from Hong Kong, Then Positions Home.

Following its diversion yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEJ positioned Hong Kong – Shanghai Pudong this morning as EK2518. Due to weather issues reducing the number of passengers travelling all passengers at Shanghai Pudong could be accommodated on existing services and so the aircraft positioned Shanghai Pudong – Dubai as EK2519.

Emirates A380 A6-EDX Continues from Hong Kong.

Following its weather diversion yesterday, / Emirates A380 A6-EDX departed Hong Kong this morning continuing yesterday’s double diverted Dubai – Shanghai Pudong routing Hong Kong – Shanghai Pudong as EK302D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK303 Shanghai Pudong – Dubai as EK303D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDU EK302 Dubai Windshield Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDU operating EK302 Dubai – Shanghai Pudong was just over an hour into the flight in the early hours of this morning when it turned back to Dubai for a safe landing after a cockpit windshield cracked.

Emirates A380 A6-EDW Shanghai Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN103, Emirates A6-EDW, arrived into Shanghai Pudong as EK302 from Dubai this afternoon, however it was unable to operated its scheduled return as EK303 due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDM EK406 Adelaide Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDM operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of EK406 Dubai – Melbourne – Auckland (depart Dubai 12th March) diverted via Adelaide this morning due to weather at Melbourne. The complete routing was therefore Dubai – Adelaide – Melbourne – Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EEK EK412 Colombo Medical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEK operating the Dubai – Sydney sector of EK412 Dubai – Sydney – Auckland diverted via Colombo this evening due to a emergency on board. The complete route was therefore Dubai – Colombo – Sydney – Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF Returns from Melbourne.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF,, which has been at Melbourne since 12th February when it sustained wing fairing damage when it burst tyres on landing, positioned Melbourne – Dubai this afternoon as EK2665.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT Overnight Dusseldorf Delay.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT operated EK55 Dubai – Dusseldorf this morning, however the return EK56 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a crew or a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP Returns to Service.

Following its technical return to Dubai yesterday, Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, returned to service this morning operating EK434 Dubai – Brisbane.

Emirates A380 A6-EOV Enters Service.

Airbus A380-861 MSN206, Emirates A6-EOV, entered service this morning operating EK141 Dubai – Madrid. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/429Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO Takes Over EK412.

Following the earlier technical return of EK412 Dubai – Sydney – Auckland to Dubai, / the flight was subsequently operated late this afternoon by Emirates A380 A6-EEO.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP EK412 Dubai Technical Return.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, operating the Dubai – Sydney sector of EK412 Dubai – Sydney – Auckland stopped the climb at 20, 000 ft this morning due to a technical issue, circled to burn off fuel and then returned to Dubai for a safe landing.

Emirates A380 A6-EOV Delivered.

Airbus A380-861 MSN206, Emirates A6-EOV, was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 74 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEW Hong Kong Flight Switch.

Emirates A380 A6-EEW operated EK386 Dubai – Hong Kong this morning. However following the A380 technical issue at Hong Kong yesterday it turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed EK385 Hong Kong – Bangkok – Dubai as EK385D. As a result EK387 Hong Kong – Dubai was cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH EK201 Washington Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH operating EK201 Dubai – New York JFK diverted via Washington this afternoon due to long hold times at New York JFK. As a result the return EK208 was delayed by six hours and operated as EK208D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEF EK406 Melbourne Landing Incident.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF, operating the Dubai – Melbourne sector of EK406 Dubai – Melbourne – Auckland (depart Dubai 11th February) burst a tyre (or tyres) on landing into Melbourne this morning causing damage to the wing area. As a result the aircraft was unable to operate the ongoing sector to Auckland.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB First Flight.

Airbus A380-861 MSN213, Emirates A6-EUB, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSZ and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH Returns from Munich.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEH departed Munich late this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK52 Munich – Dubai as EK52D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOU Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOU entered service this morning operating EK73 Dubai – Paris CDG. We understand the aircraft to be in 14F/76J/429Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EOU Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOU was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 73 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEP Takes Over EK413, Diverts via Melbourne.

Emirates A380 A6-EEP arrived into Sydney as EK414 from Dubai this evening, ed however instead of overnighting at Sydney the aircraft took over the Sydney – Dubai sector of EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai, which had earlier diverted via Melbourne due to weather. There was insufficient time to fully cater A6-EEP before curfew at Sydney so it operated Sydney – Melbourne – Dubai as EK413D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE EK413 Melbourne Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE operating the Auckland – Sydney sector of EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai diverted via Melbourne this evening due to weather at Sydney. The aircraft arrived into Sydney too late to be turned around to depart before curfew and so will overnight at Sydney and operate EK415 Sydney – Dubai tomorrow.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWST and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates Announce EK53/EK54 Munich A380 Upgauge.

Emirates today announced that the EK53/EK54 Dubai – Munich rotation will switch from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation from 1st June 2016. This will give Munich triple daily A380 service.

Emirates Announce Second Daily Amsterdam A380.

Emirates today announced that the EK149/EK150 Dubai – Amsterdam rotation will switch from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation from 1st February 2016. This will give Amsterdam double daily A380 service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOH EK216 Los Angeles Technical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EOH operating EK216 Los Angeles – Dubai stopped the climb at 9, best 800 ft this afternoon due to a technical issue, circled above Catalina Island to work checklists and reduce weight and then returned to Los Angeles for a safe landing. The flight has been delayed overnight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY Sydney Flight Switch and Melbourne Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN106, Emirates A6-EDY arrived into Sydney this evening as EK414 from Dubai, / however following the earlier A380 technical issue at Sydney instead of overnighting and operating tomorrow’s EK415 Sydney – Dubai, it instead performed a rapid turnaround to take up the delayed EK413 Sydney – Dubai. In to depart Sydney before curfew the aircraft took on minimal fuel and no catering and instead diverted via Melbourne where it was fuelled and catered.

Emirates A380 A6-EEK EK413 Sydney Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEK operated the Auckland – Sydney sector of EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai this afternoon, however it was unable to operate the onward service to Dubai due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEU EK211 Austin Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEU operating EK211 Dubai – Houston diverted to Austin this afternoon due to weather at Houston. The aircraft continued Austin – Houston after midnight arriving into Houston with a delay of around 12 hours.

Emirates A380 A6-EDV Melbourne Rescue Mission.

Following the Boeing 777-300ER technical issue at Melbourne yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EDV positioned Brisbane – Melbourne as EK2761 in the early hours of this morning. The aircraft spent most of the day on the ground at Melbourne before operating yesterday’s delayed EK405 Melbourne – Singapore – Dubai as EK8405.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO EK434 Brisbane Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDO arrived into Brisbane as EK434 from Dubai (depart Dubai 24th December) this morning, however the onward sector to Auckland and the Auckland – Brisbane sector of EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai have been delayed overnight due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to operate the Brisbane – Dubai sector of EK435 as scheduled.

Emirates A380 A6-EDV EK384 Bangkok Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDV operated the Dubai – Bangkok sector as EK384 Dubai – Bangkok – Hong Kong this morning. However the onward sector to Hong Kong and EK383 Hong Kong – Dubai were cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOT was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this morning as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 72 aircraft. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 14F/76J/429Y configuration.

Emirates Announce Barcelona Upguage.

Emirates today announced that it will upguage the EK187/EK188 Dubai – Barcelona rotation from 3 Class Boeing 777-200LR/300ER to 3 Class A380 operation from 1st June 2016.

Emirates Announce Taipei Upguage.

Emirates today announced that it will upguage the EK366/EK367 Dubai – Taipei rotation from 2 Class Boeing 777-300ER to 2 Class A380 operation from 1st May 2016.

Emirates Upguage Prague Rotation.

Emirates today announced that it will upguage the EK139/EK140 Dubai – Prague rotation from 3 Class Boeing 777-300ER to 3 Class A380 operation from 1st May 2016.

Emirates Upgauge Birmingham Rotation.

Emirates today announced that it will upguage the EK39/EK40 Dubai – Birmingham rotation from 2 Class Boeing 777-300ER to 2 Class A380 operation from 27th March 2016.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP Continues from Brisbane.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, departed Brisbane late this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK435 Brisbane – Dubai sector as EK435D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP Brisbane Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, operated the Auckland – Brisbane sector of EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai late this afternoon, however the onward sector to Dubai has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Houston, We Have a Downguage.

Emirates today announced that the EK211/EK212 Dubai – Houston rotation will switch from 3 Class A380 to 3 Class Boeing 777-300ER operation from 1st July 2016.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO EK222 Rome Fiumicino Technical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO operating EK222 Dallas-Fort Worth – Dubai (depart Dallas-Fort Worth 12th December) diverted to Rome Fiumicino this morning due to a technical issue. Passengers were accommodated on today’s EK98 and EK100 Rome Fiumicino – Dubai services.

Emirates A380 A6-EOS Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOS was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 71 aircraft. This is the fourth aircraft delivered in 58J/557Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA Continues from Sydney.

Following its overnight technical delay, Airbus A380-861 MSN011, Emirates A6-EDA, departed Sydney this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK413 Sydney – Dubai sector as EK413D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA EK413 Sydney Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA operated the Auckland – Sydney sector of EK413 Aucklnd – Sydney – Dubai this afternoon, usa however the onward service to Dubai was delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOR Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOR was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this afternoon as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 70 aircraft. This is the third aircraft delivered in 58J/557Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EOQ Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOQ entered service this morning operating EK151 Dubai – Copenhagen. This service switched from Boeing 777-300ER to Two Class A380 operation today.

Emirates A380 A6-EOQ Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOQ was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 69 aircraft. This is the second aircraft delivered in 58J/557Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP entered service today operating EK19 Dubai – Manchester. The Two Class aircraft was used on this route as a one-off proving flight before entering regular service on the Dubai – Copenhagen route on December 1st.

Emirates A380 A6-EDB Mumbai Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier A380 technical issue at Mumbai, Airbus A380-861 MSN013, Emirates A6-EDB, positioned Dubai – Mumbai as EK2547 this morning in to operate the delayed EK501 Mumbai – Dubai as EK501D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDR Mumbai Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDR arrived into Mumbai in the early hours of this morning after arriving as EK500 from Dubai (depart Dubai 21st November), however it was unable to operate the return EK501 due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK Returns from Milan Malpensa.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 16th November, Emirates A380 A6-EOK departed Milan Malpensa early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK206 Milan Malpensa – Dubai sector as EK206D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK EK205 Milan Malpensa Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOK operated the Dubai – Milan Malpensa sector of EK205 Dubai – Milan Malpensa – New York JFK this morning, however the onward sector to New York JFK and the return EK206 New York JFK – Milan Malpensa sector were cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEN Returns from Singapore.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, /Emirates A380 A6-EEN departed Singapore early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK355 Singapore – Dubai as EK355D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDS Returns from Paris CDG.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, /Emirates A380 A6-EDS departed Paris CDG early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK74 Paris CDG – Dubai as EK74D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP Returns from Sydney.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 6th November, Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, positioned Sydney – Dubai early this morning a EK2667.

Emirates A380 A6-EDP EK412 Sydney Technical Issue.

Airbus A380-861 MSN077, Emirates A6-EDP, arrived into Sydney this morning as EK412 from Dubai (depart Dubai 5th November), / however the onward service to Auckland and the return EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai were cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EOP was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this afternoon as EK7380. This brings the Emirates A380 fleet up to 68 aircraft. This is the first aircraft delivered in 58J/557Y configuration.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EOW made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSJ and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EEM Returns from San Francisco.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEM departed San Francisco this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK226 San Francisco – Dubai as EK226D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH EK407 Adelaide Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH operating the Auckland – Melbourne sector of EK407 Auckland – Melbourne – Dubai diverted via Adelaide this evening due to weather at Melbourne.

Emirates A380 A6-EOV First Flight.

Airbus A380-861 MSN206, Emirates A6-EOV, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSE and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ EK413 Singapore Technical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai (depart Auckland 27th September) diverted to Singapore in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft continued Singapore – Dubai later as EK413D.