Etihad A388 at Melbourne on Dec 20th 2016, could not pressurize cabin
Last Update: December 25, 2016 / 20:27:18 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported the captain announced they weren't able to pressurize the cabin. After about 20 minutes the crew reported that despite resets and checks they hadn't been successful in resolving the problem, they were now dumping fuel and would return to Melbourne.
The aircraft remained on the ground for about 3 hours, then was able to depart again, climbed to initially FL320 and reached Abu Dhabi with a delay of 4.5 hours.
Following landing in Abu Dhabi the aircraft remained on the ground for 36 hours, then resumed service.
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