Emirates B777-300ER A6-ENF Delivered.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ENF was delivered Paine Field – Dubai today as EK777. This brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 84 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC EK413 Singapore Fuel Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai (depart Auckland 28th January) diverted via Singapore for fuel this morning. This was a planned diversion due to weather at Sydney causing the flight to depart from the short Runway 07 meaning not enough fuel could be carried for Sydney – Dubai direct.

Emirates to Launch Tokyo Haneda Service.

Emirates today announced the launch of a Dubai – Tokyo Haneda Boeing 777-200LR service to commence on 3rd June 2013. Schedules are as follows:

EK312 Dubai 0930 – Tokyo Haneda 0001+1
EK313 Tokyo Haneda 0130 – Dubai 0705

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECW EK434 Sydney Diversion.

Emirares Boeing 777-31HER A6-ECW operating EK434 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland (depart Dubai 27th January) diverted via Sydney on the Dubai – Brisbane leg this morning due to weather at Brisbane. The full route was Dubai – Sydney – Brisbane – Auckland.

Emirates A330-200 A6-EAS Returns from Ahmedabad.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A330-200 A6-EAS departed Ahmedabad in the early hours of this morning positioning Ahmedabad – Dubai as EK2373.

Emirates B777-200ER A6-EMI Returns from Male.

Following the technical issue it encountered at Male yesterday, Emirates B777-21HER A6-EMI departed Male this afternoon operating the Male – Dubai sector of yesterday’s delayed EK653 Colombo – Male – Dubai as EK653D.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ENE Enters Service.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ENE entered service today operating EK61 Dubai – Hamburg. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 8F/42J/310Y configuration.

Emirates A330-200 A6-EKR Ahmedabad Rescue Mission.

Following the early technical issue encountered by sister A6-EAS at Ahmedabad, Emirates A330-200 A6-EKR positioned Dubai – Ahmedabad this afternoon as EK2372 in to operate the delayed EK541 Ahmedabad – Dubai.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECU Operates Delayed EK441.

Due to fog at Dubai causing delays to all outbound services yesterday, Emirates Boeing 777-31HER arrived into Adelaide too late to operate EK441 yesterday evening and thus operated the flight this morning.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY Continues from Melbourne.

Following its return to Melbourne yesterday with a technical issue whilst operating EK407 Melbourn – Dubai, Emirates A380 A6-EDY was able to continue the flight today using callsign EK407D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY EK407 Melbourne Technical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of EK407 Auckland – Melbourne – Dubai developed a technical issue shortly after take off and returned to Melbourne around two hours after take off after dumping fuel.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGT Frankfurt Delay.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGT missed the departure curfew from Frankfurt as EK48 Frankfurt – Dubai tonight and will therefore operate the flight tomorrow as EK48D.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBR Frankfurt Delay.

Emirates Boeing 777-36NER A6-EBR, scheduled to depart Frankfurt this afternoon as EK46 Frankfurt – Dubai, has been delayed overnight by snow. The flight will operate tomorrow as EK46D.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGG Continues from Glasgow.

Following its diversion to Glasgow yesterday whilst operating EK39 Dubai – Birmingham, Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGG continued the flight this morning as EK39D Glasgow – Birmingham, then operated yesterday’s delayed EK40 Birmingham – Dubai as EK40D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA EK413 Melbourne Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA operating EK413 Auckland – Sydney – Dubai diverted to Melbourne on the Auckland – Sydney leg this evening due to weather at Sydney. The aircraft will overnight at Melbourne and then operate Melbourne – Sydney – Dubai tomorrow as EK8413.

Emirates A380 A6-EDV EK131 Helsinki Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDV operating EK131 Dubai – Moscow Domodedovo diverted to Helsinki late tonight due to weather at Moscow. This is the first Emirates A380 to visit Helsinki.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI First Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI made its first flight from Toulouse today using test registration F-WWAM and positioned to Finkenwerder for cabin outfitting.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBO EK374 Hyderabad Diversion.

Emirates Boeing 777-36NER A6-EBO operating EK374 Dubai – Bangkok (depart Dubai 11th January) diverted via Hyderabad this morning. The Hyderabad – Bangkok sector then operated using callsign EK374A. The diversion appears to have been but is listed as “operational” by the airline.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBZ EK39 Kuwait Diversion.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBZ operating EK39 Dubai – Birmingham was around an hour north of Kuwait when it diverted back to Kuwait this morning. The aircraft was on the ground for just over an hour eventually reaching Birmingham with a four hour delay. Whilst this would typically appear to have been a diversion Emirates are listing it as “operational”.

Emirates Announce 5th Daily Bangkok Service.

Emirates today announced a fifth daily Dubai – Bangkok service to commence on 31st March 2013. The flight will commence as a Three Class A330-200 operation switching to Three Class Boeing 777-300ERs on from 1st September 2013. Schedules are:
EK376 Dubai 0340 – Bangkok 1300
EK377 Bangkok 1525 – Dubai 1830.

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERQ Withdrawn.

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERQ was withdrawn from service this morning after arriving as EK383 from Hong Kong (depart Hong Kong 6th January).

Emirates A380 A6-EEH First Flight.

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

Emirates B777-300ER A6-END Islamabad Delay.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-END operated this morning’s delayed EK615 Islamabad – Dubai with a twecle hour delay this afternoon using callsign EK615D. The delay was caused by weather at Islamabad.

Emirates B777-200ER A6-EMH Test Flight.

Emirates Boeing 777-21HER A6-EMH operated a Dubai – Dubai test flight this morning as EK999 making several touch and goes at Ras Al Khaimah.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBD Islamabad Delay.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBD operated this morning’s delayed EK615 Islamabad – Dubai with a seventeen hour delay this evening using callsign EK615D. The delay was caused by weather at Islamabad.