MadameConcorde
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Qantas A380 Diverted To Batam

Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:34 pm

Just came on Twitter - Thank you 9V-SKA

And it’s a party down at Batam!

https://twitter.com/rainhards/statuses/237882474695364608

https://twitter.com/rezharr/status/237866526756196352/photo/1/large

Rainhard Susanto ✈ ‏@rainhards
Qantas A380 yg divert ke Batam krn lg ada badai di S'pore. | via @rezharr

Has anyone got more precise information on why they had this QF A380 diversion?

         
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blackwidow
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Qantas A380 Diverted To Batam

Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:37 pm

9V-SKA is a SQ A380!
 
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Qantas A380 Diverted To Batam

Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:43 pm

Quoting blackwidow (Reply 1):
9V-SKA is a SQ A380!

I think 9V-SKA is the user name of the person how provided that information to Mme. Concorde.
 
MadameConcorde
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Qantas A380 Diverted To Batam

Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:45 pm

Quoting blackwidow (Reply 1):
9V-SKA is a SQ A380!

As if I did not know.

I was on board for the very first inaugural flight to Sydney and all subsequent SQ A380 inaugurals following that one.

 

It is also the name of my Twitter friend who posted the link/picture.

They have diverted because of bad weather along with a Singapore Airlines A330.

Jordie Anantama Jordie Anantama ‏@jordieantm
Qantas Airbus A380 and Singapore Airlines Airbus A330 divert to Batam due to bad weather at Singapore

Thanks for your update 9V-SKA!


     

[Edited 2012-08-21 06:06:12 by SA7700]
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Qantas A380 Diverted To Batam

Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:59 pm

It was QF002 from LHR operated by VH-OQE and the aircraft has just now arrived in SIN, over 3 hours late. Batam's runway (BTH) should have no problem accommodating this aircraft.
 
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Qantas A380 Diverted To Batam

Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:00 pm

Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 4):
due to bad weather at Singapore

Ahh, thank God. QF - A 380 - diversion... I don't know why but I became a little bit nervous about what might be the reason for this diversion  
Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 4):
Thanks for your update 9V-SKA!

Thanks for the update MadameConcorde!

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