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Emirates to restart A380 flights this week

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Emirates will restart service with its Airbus A380s this week after nearly four months on the ground. Flights by the A380 will restart to London and Paris beginning 15 July with additional services to follow. At 115 aircraft, the Emirates A380 fleet is the largest in the world.

Track the Emirates A380 flights

Emirates will restart its A380 flights with a daily flight to London as EK1/EK2 and Paris as EK73/EK74. EK1 to London is scheduled to depart Dubai at 07:45 local time (03:45 UTC) and arrive in London-Heathrow at 12:25 local time (11:25 UTC). EK2 is scheduled to depart London at 14:20 local time. EK1/EK2 was last operated by an A380 on 24 March.

Flight paths of EK1 and EK73
EK1 and EK73 arriving in London and Paris, respectively, on 22 March—the last day they were both operated by an A380

Service to Paris aboard EK73 is scheduled to depart at 08:20 local time (04:20 UTC) and arrive at 13:30 local time (11:30 UTC). The return flight is scheduled to depart Paris at 15:35 local time. EK73/EK74 was last operated by an A380 on 22 March.

Set an alert for EK1 and EK73 to be notified as soon as the flights are active. Or use a combination of Airline/call sign filter ‘UAE’ and aircraft filter ‘A388’ to track just Emirates A380s.

The A380 fleet last year

Mid-July 2019 saw about 60 Emirates A380s in the air at any given time.

The Emirates A380 fleet mid-July 2019

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