QANTAS A380 VH-OQL operating the Dubai – London Heathrow sector of QF1 Sydney – Dubai – London Heathrow (depart Sydney 14th December) was to the north of Istanbul this morning when it turned due south and diverted via Larnaca due to a medical emergency on board. The complete routing was therefore Sydney – Dubai – Larnaca – London Heathrow. This was the first visit of a QANTAS A380 to Larnaca.