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Airbus A380-800 (A6-EUG)

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31 OCT 2016.
First scheduled A380 service to CHC. Used to be EK418 , a B77W from DXB-BKK and SYD, now DXB-SYD-CHC.

Christchurch Airport made a big day of it, opening an area near the runway for parking and viewing.
They invited all photographers to come out as well as the general public.

What they didnt say however, was that you werent allowed a ladder near the fence, so it had to be viewed through the wires !

“Airport Safety” was the reason given by some import security guard wog. So, down the road I went , up against the fence and had no problems !
Christchurch is turning out to be a very user unfriendly airport !

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vonerot8
Hi Bill, I agree entirely with your sentiments on the dumb brainless OH&S crap! Nice shot!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
11-Nov-2019 A388Houston Bush Int'ctl ()Dubai Int'l () 07:23PM CST 07:23PM +04 (+1) En Route
11-Nov-2019 A388Dubai Int'l ()Houston Bush Int'ctl () 10:42AM +04 04:20PM CST 15:37
10-Nov-2019 A388Manchester ()Dubai Int'l () 08:54PM GMT 07:38AM +04 (+1) 6:43
10-Nov-2019 A388Dubai Int'l ()Manchester () 03:18PM +04 06:18PM GMT 6:59
09-Nov-2019 A388Toronto Pearson Int'l ()Dubai Int'l () 02:32PM EST 11:51AM +04 (+1) 12:19
09-Nov-2019 A388Dubai Int'l ()Toronto Pearson Int'l () 04:22AM +04 08:55AM EST 13:32
07-Nov-2019 A388Sydney ()Dubai Int'l () 10:09PM AEDT 05:06AM +04 (+1) 13:57
07-Nov-2019 A388Christchurch Int'l ()Sydney () 07:00PM NZDT 08:06PM AEDT 3:05
07-Nov-2019 A388Sydney ()Christchurch Int'l () 09:51AM AEDT 02:16PM NZDT 2:24
06-Nov-2019 A388Dubai Int'l ()Sydney () 11:03AM +04 07:22AM AEDT (+1) 13:19
05-Nov-2019 A388John F Kennedy Intl ()Dubai Int'l () 10:50AM EST 07:25AM +04 (+1) 11:35
05-Nov-2019 A388Dubai Int'l ()John F Kennedy Intl () 02:51AM +04 08:02AM EST 14:10
04-Nov-2019 A388Zurich (Kloten) ()Dubai Int'l () 02:57PM CET 11:30PM +04 5:33
04-Nov-2019 A388Dubai Int'l ()Zurich (Kloten) () 08:55AM +04 12:12PM CET 6:17
03-Nov-2019 A388Hamburg ()Dubai Int'l () 09:16PM CET 06:11AM +04 (+1) 5:54
03-Nov-2019 A388Dubai Int'l ()Hamburg () 03:24PM +04 06:45PM CET 6:21
02-Nov-2019 A388John F Kennedy Intl ()Dubai Int'l () 11:33AM EDT 07:02AM +04 (+1) 11:28
02-Nov-2019 A388Dubai Int'l ()John F Kennedy Intl () 02:49AM +04 08:50AM EDT 14:00
01-Nov-2019 A388Nice Cote d'Azur ()Dubai Int'l () 02:40PM CET 11:18PM +04 5:38
01-Nov-2019 A388Dubai Int'l ()Nice Cote d'Azur () 08:37AM +04 12:10PM CET 6:32
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