Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBW Melbourne Technical Issue.

Emirates Boeing 777-36NER A6-EBW arrived into Melbourne this morning as EK405 from Dubai and Singapore, however the return EK404 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO Enters Service.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO entered service this morning operating EK414 Dubai – Sydney. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 14F/76J/399Y configuration with the lower deck crew rest area.

Emirates A330-200 A6-EAD Mumbai Rescue Mission.

Following the technical return of sister A6-EKY to Mumbai late last night, Emirates A330-200 A6-EAD positioned Dubai – Mumbai as EK7372 in the early hours of this morning in to operate yesterday’s delayed EK509 Mumbai – Dubai as EK509D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EEO was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this afternoon as EK7380. This brings the A380 fleet up to 38 aircraft.

A380 A6-EDK Operates First A380 EK372.

The EK372/EK373 Dubai – Bangkok rotation switched from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation today. Today’s first Boeing A380 service was operated by A6-EDK. Yesterday’s final Boeing 777-300ER rotation was operated by A6-ECA.

Emirates B777-300 A6-EMS Operates First B777 EK101 Service.

The EK101/EK102 Dubai – Milan Malpensa rotation switched from A330-200 to Boeing 777-300 operation today. Today’s first Boeing 777-300 service was operated by Boeing 777-31H A6-EMS. Yesterday’s final A330-200 rotation was operated by A6-EKS.

Emirates A380 A6-EDR Kuwait Rescue Mission.

Following the planned diversion of sister A6-EEG to Kuwait, Emirates A380 A6-EDR positioned Dubai – Kuwait as EK3001 this afternoon in to complete yesterday’s EK202 New York JFK – Dubai flying Kuwait – Dubai as EK202. The changeover of passengers between the two aircraft was achieved in under an hour.

Emirates A380 A6-EEG EK202 Kuwait Technical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEG operating EK202 New York JFK – Dubai (depart New York JFK 25th October) diverted to Kuwait this afternoon due to crew needing to shut down the #4 engine whilst over the Atlantic. The decision was taken to continue to Kuwait on three engines in to rendezvous with another aircraft sent from Dubai. The increased fuel consumption due to the increased drag of the non operating engine meant the aircraft did not have the range to reach Dubai.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECX Kuala Lumpur Technical Issue.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ECX arrived into Kuala Lumpur as EK342 from Dubai (depart Dubai 22nd October) early this morning, however the return EK343 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ENJ Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ENJ, / which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 4th October when it positioned from Barcelona after encountering a technical issue, returned to service this morning operating EK793 Dubai – Luanda.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGB Dubai Test Flight.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGB, this / which has been out of service at Dubai since arriving as EK856 from Kuwait on 6th October, undertook a one hour Dubai – Dubai test flight as EK999 this morning.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ First Flight.

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

Emirates A330-200 A6-EAG Hyderabad Technical Issue.

Emirates A330-200 A6-EAG arrived into Hyderabad early this morning as EK524 from Dubai (depart Dubai 6th October), however the return EK525 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGB Returns from Copenhagen.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 29th September and its failed attempt to return to Dubai on 2nd October, Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGB positioned Copenhagen – Dubai this morning as EK7002.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGB Fails to Return from Copenhagen.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 29th September, Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGB attempted to position Copenhagen – Dubai this morning as EK7002, however the aircraft returned to the stand with continuing technical issues.

Emirates A330-200 A6-EAI Withdrawn.

Emirates A330-200 A6-EAI was withdrawn from service late tonight after arriving as EK726 from Dar Es Salaam. The aircraft will now undergo end of lease maintenance before return to the lessor.

Emirates A330-200 A6-EAP Operates First Nairobi A330 Service.

The EK721/EK722 Dubai – Nairobi rotation switched from Boeing 777-200/200ER/2000 to A330-200 operation today with A6-EAP operating today’s services. Yesterday’s last Boeing 777 service was operated Boeing 777-21HER by A6-EMK.

A6-EAI Operates First A330-200 Dar Es Salaam Service.

The EK725/EK726 Dubai – Dar Es Salaam rotation switched from Boeing 777-300ER to A330-200 operation today with A6-EAI operating today’s services. Yesterday’s last Boeing 777-300ER service was operated by A6-EGP.

Emirates Commence A380 Service to Brisbane – Auckland.

Emirates commenced A380 operation on the Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland route today with A6-EEK operating the EK434/EK435 Dubai – Brisbane – Auckland rotation. A6-ECQ operated yesterday’s last Boeing 777-300ER rotation.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBG Barcelona Rescue Mission.

Following the technical issue encountered by sister A6-ENJ yesterday, Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBG positioned Dubai – Barcelona as EK7001 this morning in to operate yesterday’s delayed EK186 Barcelona – Dubai as EK8186.