Dubai-based Emirates Airline plans to operate its daily nonstop Dubai-Auckland services with an Airbus A380-800 from Oct. 30, less than a year after switching from a Boeing 777-200LR. The first Dubai-Auckland flight was flown by an A380 in early March to commemorate the start of the nonstop route, but flights have since been flown by the 777-200LR. Separately, Emirates took delivery of its 80th A380 June 22. Emirates will exchange one of its double-daily Vienna-Dubai 777-300ER services ...

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