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User currently offlineEK773 From Malta, joined Jul 2004, 233 posts, RR: 2
Posted (5 years 8 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 10786 times:

Just a reminder to all those in London that the inaugural Emirates A380 flight is scheduled to arrive at 11:35 on 01Dec replacing the daily 77W on EK001/2 rotation. After a quick'ish turnaround the flight is scheduled to depart at 13:45.

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User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8509 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (5 years 8 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 10761 times:
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Do we know which aircraft is operating the service?


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User currently offlineJrfspa320 From Australia, joined Sep 2005, 233 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 8 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 10740 times:

Does this mean there will be 2 A380 present at LHR at the same?

User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8509 posts, RR: 55
Reply 3, posted (5 years 8 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 10685 times:
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Yes, the morning SQ and the EK machine.

In all, LHR will have 3 A380 arrivals/departures per day from the 1st  Smile



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User currently offlineUPPERDECKFAN From Spain, joined Jun 2007, 992 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (5 years 8 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 10674 times:



Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 3):
In all, LHR will have 3 A380 arrivals/departures per day from the 1st

Is SQ operating double daily A380 to LHR?



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User currently offlineOa260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26863 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (5 years 8 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 10674 times:

Hopefully some LHR Anetters will be on hand to take some pics. Good news for LHR and EK.

User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8509 posts, RR: 55
Reply 6, posted (5 years 8 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 10639 times:
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Quoting UPPERDECKFAN (Reply 4):
Is SQ operating double daily A380 to LHR?

- Yes, have been for some months now.

SQ 322 arr LHR 05:55
SQ 318 arr LHR 18:55



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User currently offlineEK773 From Malta, joined Jul 2004, 233 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (5 years 8 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 10610 times:

Although all 3 aircraft will be on the ground in LHR at different times. There may be a chance of a double in LHR during January when EK operate double daily A380 (only for the month of January) when EK003/4 gets upgraded and will be on the ground at the same time as the SQ318/321 rotation. I believe there have been some double ups in SYD with SQ and QF both on ground at the same time.

Not sure which aircraft will be operating the inaugural with A6-EDA/B/C now received from Airbus.


User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8509 posts, RR: 55
Reply 8, posted (5 years 8 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 10516 times:
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Quoting EK773 (Reply 7):
Although all 3 aircraft will be on the ground in LHR at different times. There may be a chance of a double in LHR during January when EK operate double daily A380 (only for the month of January) when EK003/4 gets upgraded and will be on the ground at the same time as the SQ318/321 rotation. I believe there have been some double ups in SYD with SQ and QF both on ground at the same time

- Don't forget QF start A380 services to LHR in Jan - so we could have 3 A380's on the ground in the morning - 16th rings a bell for QF services..........?



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User currently offlineBeeweel15 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1744 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 9731 times:



Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 8):
- Don't forget QF start A380 services to LHR in Jan - so we could have 3 A380's on the ground in the morning - 16th rings a bell for QF services..........?


Think we have that at JFK that would be great.


User currently offlineQFFlyer From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 375 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 9686 times:



Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 8):
Don't forget QF start A380 services to LHR in Jan - so we could have 3 A380's on the ground in the morning - 16th rings a bell for QF services..........?

Departing SYD on the 16th, arrival into LHR morning of the 17th.

Cheers


User currently offline747438 From UK - England, joined Jan 2007, 837 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 9561 times:



Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 1):
Do we know which aircraft is operating the service?

It's A6-EDB


User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26863 posts, RR: 58
Reply 12, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 9497 times:

DXB ATD 0802 LHR ETA 1121

DELAY REASONS:
DXB: 1. DELAYED DUE OPERATIONAL REASONS


User currently offlineMal787 From Australia, joined Jul 2007, 687 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 7358 times:

I saw the EK380 overfly the city the morning as I was watching change of the gaurd at Buck' Palace, got a picture but not worth posting
mal787



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User currently offlineBAViscount From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 2338 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 6661 times:

D@mn, I wish I'd read this earlier! My cousin's flying in from DXB today, although I'm not sure if she's flying EK or BA as she's connecting to a BA flight to Abuja. Would have been great to have seen the EK A380 arrive for the first time, especially if my cousin was on it! I'm expecting her to call at some point as she has a 7 hour layover, guess I'll find out then...

Update - just checked on BA.com and her flight to ABV departs at 22:15, so I'm guessing she would have arrived later than 11:35. Shame - flying on the first EK A380 into LHR really wouldn't have held any interest for her, but she might have got some interesting souvenirs that she could have passed on to her little cousin! Big grin



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User currently offlinePlanesailing From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 816 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 6082 times:

There a couple of images of the A380 at LHR here:

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles...begins-dubai-heathrow-flights.html


User currently offlineCHRISBA777ER From UK - England, joined Mar 2001, 5964 posts, RR: 62
Reply 16, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 5892 times:

Caught sight of her very briefly this morning - very nice.

Is it me or are the GP powered birds even quieter than the Rollers on the SQ ones?



What do you mean you dont have any bourbon? Do you know how far it is to Houston? What kind of airline is this???
User currently offlineCHRISBA777ER From UK - England, joined Mar 2001, 5964 posts, RR: 62
Reply 17, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 5857 times:

Caught sight of her very briefly this morning - very nice.

Is it me or are the GP powered birds even quieter than the Rollers on the SQ ones?



What do you mean you dont have any bourbon? Do you know how far it is to Houston? What kind of airline is this???
User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10893 posts, RR: 37
Reply 18, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 5427 times:

Last I saw an Emirates 380 was in Dubai as she was overflying the QE2 when the Queen of the Seas arrived at her final destination and we were gone out at sea on a chartered yacht to welcome her.

Are there 2 EK 380s now? I don't see how they could do all these flights to different places with only one frame.



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User currently offlineAstuteman From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 9981 posts, RR: 96
Reply 19, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 5071 times:
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Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 18):
Are there 2 EK 380s now?

I think you'll find that there are now 3 ....  Smile

Quoting Planesailing (Reply 15):
There a couple of images of the A380 at LHR here:

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles....html

From this link..

Quote:
Emirates has commenced Airbus A380 services on the Dubai-London Heathrow route today, with the first flight conducted with the carrier's third example of the type.

Rgds


User currently offlineOa260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26863 posts, RR: 58
Reply 20, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 5046 times:

Nice photos. Great to see EK services to LHR finally .

User currently offlinePetera380 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 347 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (5 years 8 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 4880 times:
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Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 18):
Are there 2 EK 380s now?

There are 3 EK 380's in service now!


User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10893 posts, RR: 37
Reply 22, posted (5 years 8 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4303 times:



Quoting Petera380 (Reply 21):
There are 3 EK 380's in service now!

Oh very good for them!
I guess this is how they could save one for the QE2 flyover!  airplane   cheerful 



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