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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by convair » 12 May 2018, 14:56

VEX802 wrote:
12 May 2018, 14:37
convair wrote:
12 May 2018, 13:32
convair wrote:
12 May 2018, 12:59


Sorry, I was a little too quick as I wanted to warn the spotters. It looks like they're merely moving it on the ground, maybe to help dry the paint. :) ;)
Finally took off from FCO a few minutes ago. Heading to ...BRU? DUS?
FRA

https://fr24.com/OOSFC/115a2742
Yeap, FRA it is...our new National Airport!

Hostage? Psychological gesture towards SN employees? CS wrath?

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by DannyVDB » 12 May 2018, 15:13

Can anyone confirm that there is a sixth Sukhoi active for SN?

See https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/brussels

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by convair » 12 May 2018, 15:37

DannyVDB wrote:
12 May 2018, 15:13
Can anyone confirm that there is a sixth Sukhoi active for SN?

See https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/brussels
I think so, but many not all at the same time. FWA was parked in Venice for some time, but I saw it (on FR24) doing several SN flights in the last few days.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by RTM » 13 May 2018, 11:49

I think it only acts as a stand in, in case one of the other ones is not available. Last week FWE was out of action, and maybe still is...

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by viennafly » 14 May 2018, 01:29

It headed to FRA for some last entry into service maintenance, and it is in the SN livery, so that website was quite right from the beginning:

https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/brussels

Picture: http://fraaviation.forumsfree.de/t18161-12-05-2018

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by sn26567 » 14 May 2018, 11:32

Again a mistake in the design of the b-tail: the b is completely closed instead of leaving a void !!! See the difference?
SN-A330.jpg
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by KriVa » 14 May 2018, 11:37

Funny thing: according to the info I have/remember, that's as per the design drawing. It always struck me as odd, but the drawing showed that the "B" was to be open on the left hand side, and closed on the right hand side of the aircraft. (at least for A330)
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Homo Aeroportus » 15 May 2018, 09:21

Just seen on FR24 (sorry if reported before) :

OO-SFD, A333, 44CCC4, s/n 959, B-LAI Cathay.
OO-SFE, A333, 44CCC5, s/n 1010, ex 9V-STF, Singapore.
OO-SFF, A333, 44CCC6, s/n 1132, ex 9V-STD, Singapore.
OO-SFG, A333, 44CCC7, s/n 983, ex 9V-STB, Singapore.
OO-SFH, A333, 44CCC8, s/n 679, ex B-LAC, Cathay.

All the above reported by FR24 as "BEL". Only SFB is reported as "EWG".

Factual info : a Belgian reg.
remains to see them in SN livery and then I'll start seeing things more positively.

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Last edited by luchtzak on 22 May 2018, 22:15, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Corrected B-LAI

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Konus » 15 May 2018, 09:29

Homo Aeroportus wrote:
15 May 2018, 09:21
Just seen on FR24 (sorry if reported before) :

OO-SFD, A333, 44CCC4, s/n 959, ex B-6502, China Southern.
OO-SFE, A333, 44CCC5, s/n 1010, ex 9V-STF, Singapore.
OO-SFF, A333, 44CCC6, s/n 1132, ex 9V-STD, Singapore.
OO-SFG, A333, 44CCC7, s/n 983, ex 9V-STB, Singapore.
OO-SFH, A333, 44CCC8, s/n 679, ex B-LAC, Cathay.

All the above reported by FR24 as "BEL". Only SFB is reported as "EWG".

Factual info : a Belgian reg.
remains to see them in SN livery and then I'll start seeing things more positively.

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OO-SFD s/n 959, ex B-LAI Cathay.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Homo Aeroportus » 15 May 2018, 10:04

Konus wrote:
15 May 2018, 09:29
Homo Aeroportus wrote:
15 May 2018, 09:21
Just seen on FR24 (sorry if reported before) :

OO-SFD, A333, 44CCC4, s/n 959, ex B-6502, China Southern.
OO-SFE, A333, 44CCC5, s/n 1010, ex 9V-STF, Singapore.
OO-SFF, A333, 44CCC6, s/n 1132, ex 9V-STD, Singapore.
OO-SFG, A333, 44CCC7, s/n 983, ex 9V-STB, Singapore.
OO-SFH, A333, 44CCC8, s/n 679, ex B-LAC, Cathay.

All the above reported by FR24 as "BEL". Only SFB is reported as "EWG".

Factual info : a Belgian reg.
remains to see them in SN livery and then I'll start seeing things more positively.

H.A.
OO-SFD s/n 959, ex B-LAI Cathay.

Thanks for correction Konus, I had misread s/n 958 on airfleetnet.

Fresh coffee on hand, new glasses on order.
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Ansett » 15 May 2018, 17:15

Or German sparkling white wine in plastic ( :o ) cups

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by lucas » 16 May 2018, 21:32

OO-SFE just landed in BRU after a long flight from Singapore. Does someone know if it is already in the colour scheme of SN/EW? The picture on FR24 shows an old DC7.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by JVSpotter » 16 May 2018, 21:50

lucas wrote:
16 May 2018, 21:32
OO-SFE just landed in BRU after a long flight from Singapore. Does someone know if it is already in the colour scheme of SN/EW? The picture on FR24 shows an old DC7.
SN Colour scheme
https://www.planespotters.net/photo/835 ... s-a330-343

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by DannyVDB » 17 May 2018, 07:51

Hi all,

I have a more general question on the 'preparation' of the 'new' A330 of SN. The painting is clear and it seems it can be done in many different places (FCO, ...). What else are they doing? On

https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/brussels

you can see they are 'preparing' some of them already for quite some time, e.g. OO-SFC in FRA, OO-SFD in HKG ... Are they replacing seats and the interior (but I thought they would only do that at the end of the year with a total new outfit); is it special maintenance ...

Any insights welcome ...

Danny

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by CTBke » 17 May 2018, 16:06

DannyVDB wrote:
17 May 2018, 07:51
Hi all,

I have a more general question on the 'preparation' of the 'new' A330 of SN. The painting is clear and it seems it can be done in many different places (FCO, ...). What else are they doing? On

https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/brussels

you can see they are 'preparing' some of them already for quite some time, e.g. OO-SFC in FRA, OO-SFD in HKG ... Are they replacing seats and the interior (but I thought they would only do that at the end of the year with a total new outfit); is it special maintenance ...

Any insights welcome ...

Danny
special checks need to be performed to see if the plane is in the condition they agreed on with the leasing company. Several checklist needs to be followed and that's time consuming :)
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by convair » 17 May 2018, 19:01

CTBke wrote:
17 May 2018, 16:06
DannyVDB wrote:
17 May 2018, 07:51
Hi all,

I have a more general question on the 'preparation' of the 'new' A330 of SN. The painting is clear and it seems it can be done in many different places (FCO, ...). What else are they doing? On

https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/brussels

you can see they are 'preparing' some of them already for quite some time, e.g. OO-SFC in FRA, OO-SFD in HKG ... Are they replacing seats and the interior (but I thought they would only do that at the end of the year with a total new outfit); is it special maintenance ...

Any insights welcome ...

Danny
special checks need to be performed to see if the plane is in the condition they agreed on with the leasing company. Several checklist needs to be followed and that's time consuming :)
I would have expected these checks to be done before the planes get repainted. 8-)

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by CTBke » 18 May 2018, 15:38

convair wrote:
17 May 2018, 19:01
CTBke wrote:
17 May 2018, 16:06
DannyVDB wrote:
17 May 2018, 07:51
Hi all,

I have a more general question on the 'preparation' of the 'new' A330 of SN. The painting is clear and it seems it can be done in many different places (FCO, ...). What else are they doing? On

https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/brussels

you can see they are 'preparing' some of them already for quite some time, e.g. OO-SFC in FRA, OO-SFD in HKG ... Are they replacing seats and the interior (but I thought they would only do that at the end of the year with a total new outfit); is it special maintenance ...

Any insights welcome ...

Danny
special checks need to be performed to see if the plane is in the condition they agreed on with the leasing company. Several checklist needs to be followed and that's time consuming :)
I would have expected these checks to be done before the planes get repainted. 8-)
same checks performed when delivering an aircraft, when it's fully painted and everything a team of the airline's engineers come on board to check and adapt the plane according to their standards (there's a YouTube video of Swiss when taking delivery of their 777)
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by luchtzak » 22 May 2018, 22:10

OO-SFD, Brussels Airlines' newest Airbus A330-300 is on delivery to Brussels from Hong Kong. It was delivered new to Cathay Pacific in 2008 as B-LAI

Follow via: https://www.flightradar24.com/OOSFD/1175e7b2

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Homo Aeroportus » 22 May 2018, 22:34

luchtzak wrote:
22 May 2018, 22:10
OO-SFD, Brussels Airlines' newest Airbus A330-300 is on delivery to Brussels from Hong Kong. It was delivered new to Cathay Pacific in 2008 as B-LAI

Follow via: https://www.flightradar24.com/OOSFD/1175e7b2
And is doing so by using Russian Federation airspace.
Overflew Moscow minutes ago.
Screenshot 2018-05-22 22.26.37.png
Bolshoye spasiba Vlad.

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