Emirates B777-300ER A6-EQA Delivered.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EQA was delivered Paine Field – Dubai this afternoon as EK7777. The aircraft is the 131th Boeing 777-300ER delivered to Emirates and brings the active fleet up to 130 aircraft.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EPZ Delivered.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EPZ was delivered Paine Field – Dubai this afternoon as EK7778. The aircraft is the 130th Boeing 777-300ER delivered to Emirates.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB EK405 Singapore Ground Collission Damage.

Emirates A380 A6-EUB preparing to operate the Singapore – Dubai sector of EK405 Melbourne – Singapore – Dubai (depart Melbourne 29th March) was being pushed back at Singapore when its right wingtip was in collission with the left wing of Scoot Boeing 787-9 9V-OJA. The flight sector was cancelled and passengers reaccommodated on other services.

Emirates A380 A6-EDN Takes Over EK376.

Following the earlier technical return of EK376 Dubai – Bangkok to the gate, the service was subsequently operated with a ten hour delay this afternoon by A380 A6-EDN.

Emirates A380 A6-EUP Delivered.

Emirates A380 A6-EUP was delivered Finkenwerder – Dubai this fternoon as EK7380. The aircraft is the fourth Emirates A380-842 with Rolls-Royce Trent 972 engines. The aircraft is in 58J/557Y configuration. This brings the A380 fleet up to 94 aircraft.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EPE EK389 Al Ain Diversion.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EPE operating the Yangon – Dubai sector of EK389 Hanoi – Yangon – Dubai (depart Hanoi 24th March) diverted via Al Ain this morning due to long weather based hold times at Dubai. The complete routing was therefore Hanoi – Yangon – Al Ain – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA EK407 Muscat Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EDA operating the Melbourne – Dubai sector of EK407 Auckland – Melbourne – Dubai (depart Auckland 24th March) diverted via Muscat this morning due to long weather based hold times at Dubai. The complete routing was therefore Auckland – Melbourne – Muscat – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOJ EK303 Muscat Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EOJ operating EK303 Shanghai Pudong – Dubai (depart Shanghai Pudong 24th March) diverted via Muscat this morning due to long weather based hold times at Dubai.

25/03/17 Emirates Flight Cancellations.

The following Emirates flights did not operate today:

EK424 Dubai – Perth
EK600 Dubai – Karachi
EK601 Karachi – Dubai
EK719 Dubai – Nairobi
EK720 Nairobi – Dubai
EK723 Dubai – Addis Ababa (more…)

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EBU Adelaide Technical Issue.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBU operated EK440 Dubai – Adelaide this morning, however the return EK441 was initially delayed overnight at subsequently cancelled due to a technical issue discovered during an inspection of the aircraft at Adelaide following a lightning strike en route.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECO Seattle Cancellation.

Emirates Boeing 777-36NER A6-ECO operated EK227 Dubai – Seattle this morning, however the return EK228 was cancelled and the aircraft instead positioned back to Dubai as EK2696.

Emirates B777-200LR A6-EWH Geneva Extra.

Emirates Boeing 777-21HLR A6-EWH operated a Dubai – Geneva sector this afternoon as EK2501. This did not appear on any departure or arrival boards but may have been a charter.

14/03/17 Emirates Flight Cancellations.

The following Emirates flights did not operate today:

EK201 Dubai – New York JFK
EK203 Dubai – New York JFK
EK204 New York JFK – Dubai
EK208 New York JFK – Dubai
EK209 Athens – Newark
EK210 Newark – Athens
EK237 Dubai – Boston
EK238 Boston – Dubai
EK239 Dubai – Boston
EK240 Boston – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EEB EK18 London Heathrow Technical Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EEB operating EK18 Manchester – Dubai stopped the climb at 9, 000 ft this afternoon when it was unable to retract the landing gear, entered a hold close to Wakefield to work checklists and then diverted to London Heathrow, still at 9,000 ft. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

Emirates A380 A6-EUX First Flight.

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

Withdrawn Emirates B777-300 A6-EMP Leaves Dubai.

Withdrawn Emirates Boeing 777-31H A6-EMP, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 3rd February, departed in the early hours of this morning routing Dubai – Boston as EK2695, and will continue Boston – Phoenix Goodyear early tomorrow. The aircraft is now in plain white livery with no markings.