Emirates A380 A6-EDH Returns from Paris CDG.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EDH departed Paris CDG early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK74 Paris CDG – Dubai as EK74D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUG Operates A380 Christchurch Inaugural.

Emirates switched the routing of the EK412/EK413 rotation from Dubai – Sydney – Auckland to Dubai – Sydney – Christchurch with effect from today with A380 A6-EUG operating the inaugural Christchurch rotation. This was the first Emirates A380 service to Christchurch.

Emirates A380 A6-EOD Operates EK418 Auckland Inaugural.

Emirates switched the routing of the EK418/EK419 rotation from Dubai – Bangkok – Sydney – Christchurch to Dubai – Bangkok – Sydney – Auckland today and also switched the service from Boeing 777-300ER to A380 operation with A6-EOD operating the first Auckland/A380 EK418 service.

Emirates A330-200 A6-EAK Withdrawn.

Emirates A330-200 A6-EAK was withdrawn from service at Dubai this morning after arriving as EK723 from Thiruvananthapuram. This brings to an end Emirates A330-200 operations.

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERN Withdrawn.

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERN was withdrawn from service at Dubai this afternoon after arriving as EK863 from Muscat. This brings to an end Emirates A340-300 operations.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBD Continues from Johannesburg.

Following its diversion yesterday, Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBD departed Johannesburg early this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted Dubai – Durban, routing Johannesburg – Durban. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK776 Durban – Dubai.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBL Positions to Dubai World Central Storage.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBL positioned Dubai – Dubai World Central for storage late this morning as EK2551 and is presumed but no confirmed as withdrawn. The aircraft had arrived into Dubai late last night as EK36 from Newcastle. This aircraft is one of five Emirates B777-300ERs due to go to Rossiya next year.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC Dubai Test Flight.

Emirates A380 A6-EDC, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 12th September, undertook a Dubai – Dubai test flight early this afternoon as EK2551.

Emirates A380 A6-EUG Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUG was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y with a lower deck crew rest area. This brings the A380 fleet up to 85 aircraft.

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERP Withdrawn.

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERP was withdrawn from service at Dubai this morning after arriving as EK541 from Ahmedabad and immediately entered the Dubai maintenance facility.

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERP Returns to Traffic.

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERP, which has been spare at Dubai since 13th October, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating EK866 Dubai – Muscat.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EPT Delivered.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EPT was delivered Paine Field – Dubai this afternoon as EK7777. This brings the B777-300ER fleet up to 124 aircraft. The aircraft appears to be in 42J/386Y configuration and we will confirm this shortly.

Emirates B777-200ER A6-EMJ Withdrawn.

Emirates Boeing 777-21HER A6-EMJ was withdrwn from service at Dubai this afternoon after arriving as EK637 from Peshawar. The aircraft then entered the Dubai maintenance facility.

Emirates Announce Fort Lauderdale Service.

Emirates today announced a daily Dubai – Fort Lauderdale Boeing 777-200LR service to commence on 15th December 2016. Schedules are as follows:

EK213 Dubai 0300 – Fort Launderdale 1025
EK214 Fort Lauderdale 2020 – Dubai 1940+1.

Emirates A380 A6-EOS Returns from Athens.

Following its overnight crew delay, Emirates A380 A6-EOS departed Athens in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK106 Athens – Dubai as EK106D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOS Operates Athens Rotation.

Emirates A380 A6-EOS operated EK105 Dubai – Athens this morning in place of the usual B777-300ER in to provide extra lift following cancellations into Athens yesterday. The return EK106 has been delayed until the early hours of tomorrow. This is the first Emirates A380 service to Athens although there have been previous A380 diversions via Athens.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF Perth Pilot Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF arrived into Perth in the early hours of this morning as EK424 from Dubai (depart Dubai 8th October), however the return EK425 was cancelled after the pilot was stood down after allegedly refusing to take alcohol and tests. The aircraft was able to position Perth – Dubai during the evening as EK2669.

09/10/16 Emirates Flight Cancellations.

The fpllowing Emirates flights did not operate today:

EK105 Dubai – Athens
EK106 Athens – Dubai
EK107 Larnaca – Athens
EK108 Athens – Larnaca
EK425 Perth – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this evening as EK7380. The aircraft is in 14F/76J/426Y with a lower deck crew rest area. This brings the A380 fleet up to 84 aircraft.

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERM Flies Last Hurrah

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERM returned to service this evening operating the EK864/EK865 Dubai – Muscat rotation before being withdrawn from service and going back into the Dubai maintenance base.

Emirates B777-300 A6-EMS Multan Rescue Mission.

Following the Boeing 777-300 technical issue at Multan last night, Emirates Boeing 777-31H A6-EMS positioned Dubai – Multan in the early hours of this morning as EK2524 in to operate yesterday’s delayed EK631 Multan – Dubai.