Emirates B777-300ER A6-EQJ Delivered.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EQJ was delivered Paine Field – Dubai as EK7777 this morning. This is the 140th Boeing 777-300ER for the airline and brings the active fleet to 139 aircraft. The aircraft is in 6F/42J/306Y configuration with new suites in First Class.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EPU Returns from Bangalore.

Following its diversion yesterday and subsequent crew delay, Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EPU departed Bangalore in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed EK569 Bangalore – Dubai as EK569D.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EPU EK568 Chennai Diversion.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EPU operating EK568 Dubai – Bangalore (depart Dubai 25th December) diverted to Chennai in the early hours of this morning due to weather at Bangalore. The aircraft later continued Chennai – Bangalore as EK568D. Crew then timed out causing the return EK569 to be delayed until after midnight.

Emirates A380 A6-EON EK449 Colombo Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EON operating EK449 Auckland – Dubai (depart Auckland 24th December) diverted via Colombo this morning. The reason for the diversion in not apparent.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE EK419 Dubai World Central.

Emirates A380 A6-EDE operating the Bangkok – Dubai sector of EK419 Sydney – Bangkok – Dubai (depart Sydney 23rd December) diverted via Dubai World Central early this morning due to weather at Dubai.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EPC EK2642 Riyadh Diversion.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EPC operating additional flight EK2642 London Heathrow – Dubai (depart London Heathrow 23rd December) diverted via Riyadh this morning due to weather at Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOL EK449 Colombo Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EOL operating EK449 Auckland – Dubai (depart Auckland 23rd December) diverted via Colombo in the early hours of this morning due to weather at Dubai.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECZ EK338 Fujairah Diversion.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ECZ operating the Clark – Dubai sector of EK338 Cebu – Clark – Dubai (depart Cebu 23rd December) diverted to Fujairiah in the early hours of this morning. The aircraft was able to continue Fujairah – Dubai after around four hours on the ground.

Emirates A30 A6-EEA EK16 Muscat and Dubai World Central Diversions.

Emirates A380 A6-EEA operating EK16 London Gatwick – Dubai (depart London Gatwick 23rd December) diverted to Muscat in the early hours of this morning due to weather at Dubai. The aircraft then departed Muscat for Dubai but diverted via Dubai World Central due to continued bad weather.

24/12/17 Emirates Flight Cancellations.

The following Emirates flights did not operate today:

EK109 Dubai – Larnaca – Malta
EK110 Malta – Dubai
EK111 Dubai – Budapest
EK112 Budapest – Dubai
EK380 Dubai – Hong Kong
EK824 Dammam – Dubai (more…)

Emirates Announce London Stansted Service.

Emirates today announced a new daily Dubai – London Stansted Three Class Boeing 777-300ER service to commence on 8th June 2018. The route will be served by the latest 6F/42J/306Y configuration aircraft and will operate to the following schedule:

EK33 Dubai 0930 – London Stansted 1410
EK34 London Stansted 2110 – Dubai 0705+1

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ENI Dhaka Weather Delay.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ENI arrived into Dhaka late last night as EK584 from Dubai, however its scheduled return to Dubai in the early hours of this morning was delayed by around 21 hours due to weather and operated this evening as EK585D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUT Takes Over EK261.

Following the earlier technical return of EK261 Dubai – Sao Paulo to Dubai, the delayed flight was subsequently operated with a six hour delay by A380 A6-EUT.

Emirates A380 A6-EUJ EK261 Dubai Technical Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EUJ operating EK261 Dubai – Sao Paulo stopped the climb at 6,000 ft this morning due to an engine issue, circled over the Gulf for around an hour to burn off fuel then returned to Dubai for a safe landing.

Emirates A380 A6-EOS Operates Bahrain Rotation.

Emirates A380 A6-EOS operated the EK835/EK836 Dubai – Bahrain rotation in the early hours of this morning in place of the usual Boeing 777-300ER to mark the national day of Bahrain.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ Sydney Flight Switch.

Emirates A380 A6-EEQ arrived into Sydney this evening as EK414 from Dubai, however instead of overnighting and operating tomorrow’s return EK415, the aircraft instead operated today’s EK413 Sydney – Dubai sector just after midnight following the earlier diversion of the EK413 Christchurch – Sydney sector via Melbourne.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF EK413 Melbourne Diversion.

Emirates A380 A6-EUF operating the Christchurch – Sydney sector of EK413 Christchurch – Sydney – Dubai diverted via Melbourne this evening due to weather at Sydney. The aircraft will overnight at Sydney.

Emirates A380 A6-EUA Returns from Dubai Maintenance.

Emirates A380 A6-EUA, which has been under maintenance at Dubai since 5th December, returned to service this afternoon operating EK5 Dubai – London Heathrow. The aircraft has been fitted with 2018 Year of Zayed decals.

Emirates A380 A6-EOO Continues from Milan Malpensa.

Following its diversion yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EOO departed Milan Malpensa this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted EK77 Dubai – Nice, routing Milan Malpensa – Nice as EK77D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK78 Nice – Dubai as EK78D.

Emirates A380 A6-EOX Continues from Manchester.

Following its diversion yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EOX departed Manchester early this evening continuing yesterday’s diverted EK37 Dubai – Birmingham, routing Manchester – Birmingham as EK37D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK38 Birmingham – Dubai as EK38D.

Emirates A380 A6-EUY Continues from Manchester.

Following its diversion yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EUY departed Manchester this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted EK39 Dubai – Birmingham, routing Manchester – Birmingham as EK39D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed EK40 Birmingham – Dubai as EK40D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX Returns from Melbourne.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates A380 A6-EEX departed Melbourne early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EK405 Melbourne – Singapore – Dubai as EK405D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH Continues from Brisbane.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 8th December, Emirates A380 A6-EEH departed Brisbane early this morning operating the delayed EK435 Brisbane – Dubai sector as EK435D.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX Melbourne Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEX arrived into Melbourne this morning as EK404 from Dubai and Singapore (depart Dubai 8th December), however this evening’s return EK405 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH Brisbane Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEH operated the Auckland – Brisbane sector of EK435 Auckland – Brisbane – Dubai this afternoon, however the onward sector to Dubai has been delayed at least overnight due to a technical issue.

Emirates B777-300 A6-EMR Returns to Service.

Emirates Boeing 777-31H A6-EMR, which was in storage at Dubai World Central from 1st August – 4th December, returned to service this morning operating EK819 Dubai – Riyadh.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ENX Returns from Abidjan.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ENX departed Abidjan early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK788 Abidjan – Accra – Dubai as EK788D.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EQH Enters Service.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EQH entered service this morning operating EK183 Dubai – Brussels. This was the first service to operate with the new Emirates First Class Suites.