Qatar Airways A380 A7-APG Departs for Melbourne.

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.

Emirates A380 A6-EUT Boston Rescue Mission.

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. 

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APG QR904 Doha Technical Issue.

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.

Lufthansa A380 D-AIMB Returns from Frankfurt.

Airbus A380-841 MSN041, Lufthansa D-AIMB, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Frankfurt since 16th July, positioned Frankfurt – Munich early this morning as LH9985.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX EK16 Kuwait Diversion.

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.

Emirates A380 A6-EUT Sao Paulo Technical Issue.

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.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 15th July, Airbus A380-842 MSN026, QANTAS VH-OQD, departed Dallas-Fort Worth late tonight operating today’s scheduled QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Dallas-Fort Worth Flight Switch.

Airbus A380-842 MSN047, QANTAS VH-OQG, operated QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth this afternoon then turned around to operate the delayed QF8 Dallas-Fort Worth – Sydney of 15th July as QF8D.

Asiana Airlines A380 HL7625 Returns from Frankfurt.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-841 MSN152, Asiana Airlines HL7625, departed Frankfurt this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed OZ542 Frankfurt – Seoul Incheon as OZ5423.

Asiana Airlines A380 HL7625 Overnight Frankfurt Delay.

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.

Emirates A380 A6-EDV Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

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.

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

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.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN030, Emirates A6-EDK, entered the Dubai maintenance facility in the early hours of this morning after arriving as EK148 from Amsterdam late last night.

Emirates A380 A6-EEG Dubai Test Flight.

Following its technical return to Dubai on 7th July, Airbus A380-861 MSN116, Emirates A6-EEG, undertook a Dubai – Dubai test flight this afternoon as EK2551.

Emirates A380 A6-EOV Enters Dubai Maintenance.

Airbus A380-861 MSN206, Emirates A6-EOV, 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-EOQ Operates Islamabad Extra.

Airbus A380-861 MSN201, Emirates A6-EOQ, operated an additional Dubai – Islamabad rotation this morning as EK2524/EK2525. This was the first ever A380 to visit Pakistan.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF2 London Heathrow Technical Return.

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.

Emirates A380 A6-EEG EK404 Dubai Technical Return.

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.

China Southern Airlines A380 B-6137 Tianjin Binhai Training Mission.

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.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APC QR4 Kuwait Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN145, Qatar Airways A7-APC, operating QR4 London Heathrow – Doha diverted via Kuwait late tonight. The diversion appears to have been due to a medical emergency.

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