QANTAS A380 VH-OQA operating the Sydney – Dubai sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 23rd December) diverted to Al Ain in the early hours of this morning due to weather at Dubai. Crew timed out at Al Ain and the aircraft remained on the ground until mid afternoon when it continued Al Ain – Dubai. The onward sector to London Heathrow was cancelled.