Qantas' first Airbus A380 ferried to Australia in preparation for its return to service next year

Romain Guillot

2021/11/11 | 253 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO
Qantas' first Airbus A380 ferried to Australia in preparation for its return to service next year © EFW

Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), the MRO joint venture between ST Engineering and Airbus, announces that it delivered an A380 to Qantas on November 8th, after carrying out major maintenance work on the aircraft at its Dresden facility.

The Super Jumbo then returned to its Sydney base with a 19-hour non-stop flight. It is the first A380 to land again in Australia after a hiatus of almost 2 years linked to the pandemic.

This aircraft (MSN 15, VH-OQB) had been stored since March 2020 in a dedicat...(…)

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