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by Darjeeling
24 May 2019, 12:40
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3669
Views: 1130542

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Here are some pics of the "revamped" A330s of Brussels Airlines: https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/60169539_10216908913409002_7679158348494667776_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-atl3-1.xx&oh=d99e89975a3f96341ae97e3083b32665&oe=5D653586 https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6011...
by Darjeeling
11 May 2019, 12:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 321
Views: 42905

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Amazing stuff going on here: "SN has become EW". We call it "massahysterie". Just one proof of the contrary: the Bruegel aircraft (OO-SNE). That A320 can't go to the paint shop in Malta or Hamburg next week to get Eurowings colours. It's part of a five year commercial contract, signed between Chris...
by Darjeeling
06 Feb 2019, 18:21
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2019
Replies: 112
Views: 17331

Re: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2019

Brussels Airlines flight SN465 BRU-KGL-EBB-BRU skipped the Kigali stop on 2 February due to bad weather in Brussels: it departed from BRU 4 hours late. https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/lufthansa-group/brussels-airlines/brussels-airlines-flight-sn465-skipped-the-kigali-stop-on-2-february-due-to-ba...
by Darjeeling
29 Dec 2018, 11:55
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

Other rumours suggest that Lufthansa is slowing down the decision process in order not to trail SN in terms of hard-product. Nope. New seats need to be certified, and it seems that the certification process takes more time than expected. ...well let's rather say that this is what the internal commu...
by Darjeeling
28 Dec 2018, 14:40
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

What about their future J & W A330 seat choice ?

I've heard the Thompson Vantage XL had the edge, but nothing really new since then.

Other rumours suggest that Lufthansa is slowing down the decision process in order not to trail SN in terms of hard-product.
by Darjeeling
03 Dec 2018, 17:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3669
Views: 1130542

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

OO-SFY has/had PW4168 engines. On the Home page, the SN Rejuvenating article referred to standardization on Trent 772-60 engines. Could it be that this is what they do now in LIS? I was under the impression that changing engine type is not that simple. Tango and Zulu have also the PW engines. H.A. ...
by Darjeeling
28 Nov 2018, 12:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Re: BRU Winter 2018-19: news, new routes, airlines
Replies: 54
Views: 15506

Re: BRU Winter 2018-19: news, new routes, airlines

:arrow: Anyone having reliable informations about Qatar Airways ops out of BRU ? From December 15th 2018 until March 31st 2019 the A359 seem to operate again, the 77W would be back for the summer season though. Can someone confirm this ? There were no announcements whatsoever, even though it's a pro...
by Darjeeling
19 Nov 2018, 14:38
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2018
Replies: 1888
Views: 272197

Re: Air Belgium in 2018

4 millions Euros barely pays one month of leasing cost for three A340, maybe four...
by Darjeeling
15 Nov 2018, 11:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

In the wake of the future developments with EW, this one was published this morning on "La Libre" ...

Happy readings. ;)
by Darjeeling
28 Oct 2018, 19:07
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 25-31/10/2018 Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport
Replies: 224
Views: 12780

Re: 25-26-27-28/10/2018 Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport

It's time for Laurent Levaux (president Aviapartner Belgium) to go. He clearly isn't competent at all. Maybe it's time for a more Flemish/Northern European style management. Let me laugh and I hope you are kidding on this one... REALLY. There is no more gesta*** - flemish style company operating ou...
by Darjeeling
18 Oct 2018, 12:06
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BRU Summer 2019: news, new routes, airlines
Replies: 174
Views: 110113

Re: BRU Summer 2019: news, new routes, airlines

Qatar Airways is reintroducing the A350-900 (but without Qsuites) as from March 31st, seemingly on both of its flights (QR194/196).

It's rather an upgrade in terms of pax comfort, as the 77W still have the (very) old QR product on the BRU route.

8-)
by Darjeeling
18 Oct 2018, 09:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2018
Replies: 1888
Views: 272197

Re: Air Belgium in 2018

The airline could be dissolved as from tonight according to the press and some insiders of SoWaer: http://www.lalibre.be/economie/libre-entreprise/situation-financiere-tres-tendue-chez-air-belgium-une-assemblee-generale-extraordinaire-prevue-ce-jeudi-5bc812efcd70e3d2f62fe2b0 "net assets are reduced ...
by Darjeeling
22 Sep 2018, 17:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BRU Summer 2019: news, new routes, airlines
Replies: 174
Views: 110113

Re: BRU Summer 2019: news, new routes, airlines

I already mentioned in another topic that UA will have one of its three daily flights operated by a 787 as from March 31st 2019.

Since the first new 78J will be based in EWR, my two cents go to the BRU-EWR route. ;)
by Darjeeling
19 Sep 2018, 09:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

Contrary to what their PR is saying, there is no change for the Dakar pax: the daily flight is already non-stop in both directions. The only change is that there will be 3 flights/week with no further destination (Banjul), adding some capacity on the route. I guess the Conakry flights will become a...
by Darjeeling
12 Sep 2018, 16:16
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

Anyone knows what happened to OO-SFO ?

It hasn't flown out of BRU since aug 28th...
by Darjeeling
09 Sep 2018, 12:19
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BRU Summer 2019: news, new routes, airlines
Replies: 174
Views: 110113

Re: BRU Summer 2019: news, new routes, airlines

About Icelandair:

This clearly shows that flying a single aisle (twice or once) on a TATL journey is no longer a hurdle for the consumers.
Moreover WOW is doing great from BRU too... Often more than half of the flights are filled with pax transferring to Boston.
by Darjeeling
07 Sep 2018, 11:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

Does anybody know why the Loop programme of Brussels Airlines is under maintenance for months? Do they want to get rid of it? Just a wild guess: merger discussions with the similar Eurowings programme "Boomerang"? This being said, I wonder why Brussels Airlines, just like Eurowings, feel the need t...
by Darjeeling
05 Sep 2018, 11:40
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

The future ticket sales and fares integration of SN's European ops into the Eurowings pole could be speed up by the beginning of the S19 season (thus March 31st 2019). SN's African ops under the SN brand seems to be written in the marble for the mid-future... It's less certain as far as NATL ops are...
by Darjeeling
03 Sep 2018, 17:55
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Expansion United Airlines
Replies: 32
Views: 3553

Re: Expansion United Airlines

As from April 1st 2019, a Dreamliner should be deployed on one of UA's BRU routes ;) .

I can only see IAD as a candidate, since EWR and ORD aren't yet 787 bases for UA.
by Darjeeling
24 Aug 2018, 14:05
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines Expansion.
Replies: 5
Views: 1099

Re: Ethiopian Airlines Expansion.

Dear SN26567, ET never "siphoned" any SN pax as the codeshare agreement was limited in terms of seats numbers. ET definitely doesn't need SN to have its operations worked out of BRU, believe me. At a given time, when mutual trust was broken between 9W and SN, there was indeed a pax siphonnage issue ...