May 1, 2015

Touchdown - 1st scheduled A380 services arrives into Perth today!

UAE420/421 A380-861 A6-EOE
1st MAY 2015

Over flying Ellenbrook

Final Approach RWY21

Landing RWY21

Water Cannon Salute

Arrival onto ITB 51

Emirates Airline Executives, 
Perth Airport CEO Mr Brad Geaches 
West Australian Government 
Minister for Tourism Dr. Kim Hames
at the A380 function. 

Emirates A380 Function
Viewing Deck, Intl Terminal Building

Flight UAE421 Departing to Dubai

Photos: Darren Blackburn, Mike Barlow, Mark Lynam, Luke Chittock, Marcus Graff
All images copyrighted 2015

Emirates A380-861 A6-EOE c/n 169 operated the airline's inaugural A380 service from Dubai World City (OMDB) to Perth Western Australia today, Friday 1st May 2015.

Flight 'UAE420' arrived into Perth after a flight time of 9hrs.56mins landing RWY21 at 17.29hrs (LT) near on sunset to parking bay ITB 51, as seen above, and departed to Dubai at 22.29hrs as flight 'UAE421' & arrived into Dubai at 04.57hrs (LT) / 08.57hrs (WST) 02/05 after a flight time of 10hrs.36mins.

A welcoming function was hosted by Emirates in the International terminal's viewing area among those who attended included Dr. Kim Hames representing West Australia State Government,  Minister for Tourism, and CEO of Perth Airport Pty Ltd Mr Brad Geatches.

Hexcode: 89639E


  1. i am soooooo happy to find these images here as i am going to dubai in august with even this flight and my equipemnt is far not that good so i didnt even bother to go the 100 km return trip

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