Emirates Announce Venice Service Reduction.

Emirates today announced that it will reduce service on the Dubai – Venice route from twice daily to daily commencing 1st October 2013. At the same time the remaining EK135/EK136 rotation will be upgauged from A330-200 to Boeing 777-300ER equipment.

Emirates Announce Fourth Daily Hong Kong Service.

Emirates today announced a new Dubai – Hong Kong A330-200 rotation to commence on 27th October 2013. Schedules are:

EK386 Dubai 2100 – Hong Kong 0805+1
EK387 Hong Kong 0940 – Dubai 1455.

Emirates will then operate three direct services and one Dubai – Bangkok – Hong Kong service each day.

Emirates Announce Bangkok Upgauge.

Emirates today announced that it will upgauge the EK372/EK373 Dubai – Bangkok rotation from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 equipment commencing 27th October 2013.

Emirates Announce Dar Es Salaam Downgauge.

Emirates today announced that it will downgauge the EK725/EK726 Dubai – Dar Es Salaam rotation from Boeing 777-300ER to A330-200 equipment commencing 1st October 2013.

Emirates Announce Kuala Lumpur Upgauge.

Emirates today announced that it will upgauge the EK344/EK345 Dubai – Kuala Lumpur rotation from A330-200 to Boeing 777-300 equipement commencing 1st January 2014.

Emirates Announce Warsaw Upgauge.

Emirates today announced that the EK179/EK180 Dubai – Warsaw rotation will be upgauged from A330-200 to Boeing 777-300 equipment from 1st January 2014.

Emirates A380 A6-EEP First Flight.

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

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

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ECW operating EK434 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland (depart Dubai 21st May) diverted via Sydney this morning due to fog at Brisbane making a complete routing of Dubai – Sydney – Brisbane – Auckland.

Emirates A340-500 A6-ERC Returns from Lyon.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, / Emirates A340-500 A6-ERC departed Lyon late this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK82 Lyon – Dubai as EK82D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI entered service today operating EK73 Dubai – Paris CDG. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 14F/76J/399Y configuration with the lower deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EEI was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai as EK7380 this afternoon. This brings the Emirates A80 fleet up to 35 aircraft.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBP Overnight Manila Delay.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBP operated EK332 Dubai – Manila this morning, however the return EK333 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a crew or technical issue.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECE Continues from Adelaide.

Following its diversion to Adelaide in the early hours of this morning, Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ECE continued yesterday’s diverted EK424 Dubai – Perth this morning routing Adelaide – Perth as EK424A. The aircraft then operated this morning’s delayed EK425 Perth – Dubai as EK425D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH entered service today operating EK406 Dubai – Melbourne – Auckland. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 14F/76J/399Y configuration with the lower deck crew rest area.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this afternoon as EK7380. This brings the A380 fleet up to 34 aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO First Flight.

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

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGY Trabzon Rescue Mission.

Following the diversion of B777-300 A6-EMR to Trabzon last night, Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGY positioned Dubai – Trabzon this morning as EK2001 in to continue yesterday’s EK51 Dubai – Munich early this afternoon operating Trabzon – Munich as EK51D. The aircraft then positioned Munich – Dubai as EK2002.

Emirates B777-300 A6-EMQ Further Munich Technical Issue.

Following the diversion to Trabzon of Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGY operating the inbound EK51 Dubai – Munich, / tonight’s EK52 Munich – Dubai was operated by Boeing 777-31H A6-EMQ, which encountered a technical issue at Munich yesterday causing the cancellation of yesterday’s EK52. However the aircraft returned to the stand with a further technical issue.