Following its return to the stand yesterday evening and subsequent overnight delay, Airbus A380-861 MSN193, Qatar Airways A7-APG, departed Doha this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QR904 Doha – Melbourne as QR904D.
Following an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER technical diversion to Goose Bay yesterday and the use of a second Emirates Boeing 777-300ER from Boston to collect the passengers, Airbus A380-842 MSN236, Emirates A6-EUT, positioned Sao Paulo – Boston in the early hours of this morning as EK2568.
Airbus A380-861 MSN193, Qatar Airways A7-APG, preparing to operate QR904 Doha – Melbourne returned to the stand at Doha this evening due to a technical issue. The flight was subsequently delayed overnight.
Airbus A380-861 MSN208, Emirates A6-EOX, operating EK16 London Gatwick – Dubai (depart London Gatwick 17th July) with a six hour delay diverted via Kuwait in the early hours of this morning due to crew not having sufficient hours to reach Dubai.
Airbus A380-842 MSN236, Emirates A6-EUT, arrived into Sao Paulo Guarulhos yesterday afternoon as EK261 from Dubai, however its scheduled return to Dubai as EK262 in the early hours of this morning was cancelled due to a technical issue.
Airbus A380-841 MSN152, Asiana Airlines HL7625, operated OZ541 Seoul Incheon – Frankfurt with a three and a half hour delay this afternoon meaning the return OZ542 missed curfew at Frankfurt and was unable to depart this evening. The aircraft will therefore overnight at Frankfurt.
Airbus A380-861 MSN101, Emirates A6-EDV, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 30th June having previously been in storage at Dubai World Central since 7th June, returned to service this afternoon operating EK149 Dubai – Amsterdam.
Airbus A380-861 MSN176, Etihdad A6-APC, operated a Berlin Schoenefeld – Abu Dhabi – Sydney charter late tonight as EY8012 with the Abu Dhabi – Sydney sector tomorrow morning operating in place of the scheduled EY450 service.
Airbus A380-861 MSN176, Etihdad A6-APC, operated a Sydney – Abu Dhabi – Berlin Schoenefeld charter this afternoon as EY8011 with the Sydney – Abu Dhabi sector operating in place of the regular EY451 service.
Airbus A380-861 MSN112, Emirates A6-EEE, which has been in storage at Dubai World Central since 30th June, positioned Dubai World Central – Dubai early this morning as EK2552, then returned to service this afternoon operating EK3 Dubai – London Heathrow.
Airbus A380-841 MSN120, China Southern Airlines B-6140, which has been under maintenance at Guangzhou Baiyun since April 26th, returned to service this morning operating CZ3099 Guangzhou Baiyun – Beijing Capital.
Airbus A380-841 MSN031, China Southern Airlines B-6136, operated the CZ345/CZ346 Beijing Capital – Amsterdam rotation in the early hours of this morning. This service was operated by A380s until 2016 when it switched to A330-300 operation. A380s will remain on the route until October.
Following the technical return of yesterday’s A350-900 operated OZ204 Seoul Incheon – Los Angeles to Seoul Incheon, yesterday’s delayed OZ204/OZ203 rotation was operated this evening Airbus A380-841 MSN179, Asiana Airlines HL7634, as OZ2043/OZ2033.
Airbus A380-841 MSN094, Malaysia Airlines 9M-MNE, which has been under maintenance/in storage at Kuala Lumpur since July 1st, returned to service late tonight operating MH66 Kuala Lumpur – Seoul Incheon.
Following the technical return of yesterday’s QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore sector to London Heathrow, yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney was operated as QF2 this evening by Airbus A380-842 MSN055, QANTAS VH-OQI.
Airbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, operating the London Heathrow – Singapore sector of QF2 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney (depart London Heathrow 7th July) was around five hours into the flight over Georgia early this morning when it turned back to London Heathrow dud to a technical issue.
Airbus A380-841 MSN120, China Southern Airlines B-6140, which has been under maintenance at Guangzhou Baiyun since April 26th, undertook a Guangzhou Baiyun – Guangzhou Baiyun test flight early this morning as CZ6140.
Airbus A380-861 MSN116, Emirates A6-EEG, operating EK404 Dubai – Sydney stopped the climb at 10,000 ft in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue, entered a hold to burn fuel then returned to Dubai for a safe landing.
Airbus A380-861 MSN064, Air France F-HPJF, which has been under maintenance at Paris CDG since 1st July, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating last night’s delayed AF116 Paris CDG – Shanghai Pudong in the early hours of this morning as AF116A.
Airbus A380-841 MSN036, China Southern Airlines B-6137, positioned Beijing Capital – Tianjin Binhai as CZ8749 in the early hours of this morning in order to operate training circuits as CZ888. The aircraft then positioned Tianjin Binhai – Beijing Capital as CZ8750.