A Qantas aircraft was grounded after it collided with a flock of birds while being diverted from Dubai to Muscat on Saturday morning. The A380, flight QF9 which was en route from Melbourne to London via Dubai, left for Dubai on Sunday evening after necessary repairs. Damage forced the aircraft to remain grounded in Muscat till Sunday evening. In a letter to passengers, the airline said repairs were delayed due to a lack of local expertise to repair A380 aircraft and working hour regulations. It wrote: “Today we had to divert your flight QF9 (EK5009) because of severe storms in
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