Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGR EK795 Dakar Diversion.

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGR operating the Dubai – Conakry sector of the EK795 Dubai – Conakry – Dakar – Dubai circuit diverted to Dakar this afternoon due to weather at Conakry. The aircraft later continued Dakar – Conakry – Dubai as EK8795.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGR Lahore Rescue Mission.

Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGR operated EK600 Dubai – Karachi this morning, however the return EK601 was cancelled and instead, following theBoeing 777-300ER technical issue at Lahore earlier, the aircraft positioned Karachi – Lahore as EK2663 in order to operate the delayed EK623 Lahore – Dubai as EK8623.

Dubai Inbound Fog Diversions.

Fog at Dubai caused the following flights to divert this morning:

EK6 London Heathrow – Dubai (depart London Heathrow 9th October) operated by Airbus A380 A6-EDX diverted via Bahrain.

EK20 Manchester – Dubai (depart Manchester 9th October) operated byBoeing 777-31HER A6-EGT diverted via Doha. (more…)

B777-300ER A6-EGR Enters Service.

Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGR entered service today operating EK953 Dubai – Beirut. The aircraft is in 8F/42J/310Y configuration without overhead crew rest areas.

B777-300ER IFE Screen Upgrade.

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Emirates12.1" Economy Widescreen IFE

Emirates today announced that they will increase the screen sizes on the IFE systems of their 70 strongBoeing 777-300ER fleet. First Class will feature 27″ screens, Business Class will feature 20″ screens and Economy Class will feature 12.1″ screens. These screens are already featured on A6-EGP, A6-EGQ and A6-EGR.

B777-300ER A6-EGR On Delivery.

Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGR departed Paine Field on delivery direct to Dubai as EK777 this afternoon. This delivery brings theBoeing 777-300ER fleet up to 70 aircraft.