A Qantas (QF) Airbus A380, en route from Singapore to London Friday, was diverted to Dubai after the crew was alerted to an engine oil problem in the No. 4 engine, shutting it down. The aircraft was carrying 258 passengers and landed without incident at Dubai, which is a major A380 maintenance center. The incident happened just 90 minutes into the 14-hour flight and an emergency was not declared. English actor and comic Stephen Fry was a passenger on the aircraft, who tweeted his ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Engine incident forces Qantas A380 to divert to Dubai " is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.