Emirates A380 A6-EDY Sydney Harbour Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY operated a Sydney – Sydney flight over Sydney Harbour as EK8388 today in tandem with QANTAS A380 VH-OQJ to publicise the new Emirates/QANTAS alliance.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY Operates Short EK412.

Emirates A380 A6-EDY operated EK412 Dubai – Sydney today instead of operating the usual Dubai – Sydney – Auckland routing. Tomorrow’s EK412/EK413 Sydney – Auckland rotation will not operate to enable the aircraft to take part in a flyover of Sydney Harbour in tandem with a QANTAS A380.

ACCC Approves Emirates/QANTAS Alliance.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission gave full approval to the Emirates/QANTAS alliance today whilst placing a caveat that the two airlines cannot reduce capacity on the Brisbane – Auckland, / Sydney – Auckland, Melbourne – Auckland and Sydney – Christchurch routes on which they overlap.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ENI Delivered.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ENI was delivered Paine Field – Dubai as EK777 today. This brings the Boeing 777-31HER fleet up to 87 aircraft.

Emirates A340-500 A6-ERJ Returns from Vienna.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A340-500 A6-ERJ departed Vienna this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK126 Vienna – Dubai as EK126D.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECP EK714 Lusaka Technical Issue.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ECP operated the Harare – Lusaka sector of EK714 Harare – Lusaka – Dubai this evening, however it was unable to operate the Lusaka – Dubai sector due to a technical issue. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA Tries Again for Toronto.

Following its technical issue and return to Dubai whilst operating EK241 Dubai – Toronto yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EDA set off from Dubai for Toronto again this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK241.

Emirates A380 A6-EEE Operates One-Off Mauritius Rotation.

Emirates A380 A6-EEE operated the EK701/EK702 Dubai – Mauritius rotation today as a one-off flight to mark the 45th Anniversary of Mauritius becoming independent. This was the first commercial A380 service to Mauritius. The aircraft wore special decals for the flight.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGK EK58 Dusseldorf Strike Delay.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGK operated EK57 Dubai – Dusseldorf today, however the return EK58 has been delayed overnight due to a security staff strike preventing the processing of outgoing passengers. The flight will operate tomorrow as EK58D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Continues from Melbourne.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EDD continued from Melbourne this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK407 Melbourne – Dubai using callsign EK407D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD Melbourne Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EDD operated EK407 Auckland – Melbourne this evening, physician however the onward service to Dubai has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ENH Delivered.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ENH was delivered Paine Field – Dubai today as EK777. This brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 86 aircraft.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ENE Mumbai Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier technical issue encountered by sister A6-EBB, /Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ENE positioned Dubai – Mumbai late this morning in to operate the delayed EK505 Mumbai – Dubai.