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by luchtzak
20 Jan 2020, 12:14
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?
Replies: 12
Views: 624

Re: can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

convair wrote:
20 Jan 2020, 11:10
jan_olieslagers wrote:
18 Jan 2020, 17:14
No. An injury requiring a plaster is certain to invalidate your medical, which automatically invalidates your licence.
:lol:

And what about short-haul flights, btw? ;)
A short-haul flight can always become a long-haul one 😅
by luchtzak
16 Jan 2020, 13:24
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 13
Views: 1570

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

On 15 January, Hugo C., a Belgian citizen aged 54 bound for Madrid, Spain was arrested at Lima’s international airport in Peru. He got caught carrying 20 live birds – all protected species – hidden in his suitcase, which he intended to sell in Spain, the National Forest and Wildlife Service (Serfor)...
by luchtzak
16 Jan 2020, 12:56
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 69
Views: 8645

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

While for a long time I preferred my traditional paper copy of a newspaper, I have also changed to a digital copy, which I read on my tablet. For example: Het Laatste Nieuws can be bought and downloaded for €0,99. It's a mentality change, but I like it.
by luchtzak
16 Jan 2020, 12:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 13
Views: 1570

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

on 14th January, the 3 crew members from MP-6912 = Martinair 747-400F PH-CKA have been arrested at EZE - Buenos Aires, Argentina, after 80 kgs cocaine were found in the cargo hold from their aircraft. Scheduled routing MP-6912 was Campinas (Brazil) -> Buenos Aires (Argentina) -> Quito (Ecuador) -> ...
by luchtzak
15 Jan 2020, 16:26
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?
Replies: 594
Views: 194054

Re: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?

Alitalia given six months to repay €400mn state loan, CH-Aviation writes (behind pay wall)
by luchtzak
11 Jan 2020, 12:00
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: Police helicopter over Haacht?
Replies: 5
Views: 399

Re: Police helicopter over Haacht?

Helicopter above xxx is a heavily discussed topic in a few Facebook groups. For example and from time to time: in the Mechelen Facebook group, people write about their observation of a helicopter above the city. Quite funny to read ;-)
by luchtzak
08 Jan 2020, 13:51
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Crash Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 Tehran-Kiev UR-PSR (08/01/2020)
Replies: 63
Views: 4337

Re: Crash Ukraine Airlines PS-752 Teheran-Kiev UR-PSR (08/01/2020)

ADSB-coverage around Tehran, Iran was fairly good. The chart suddenly stops recording ...
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by luchtzak
08 Jan 2020, 10:25
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Crash Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 Tehran-Kiev UR-PSR (08/01/2020)
Replies: 63
Views: 4337

Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2020

Lufthansa confirms that it has cancelled flight LH600/601 to Tehran (IKA) over the current events (#PS752).
The airline is evaluating the situation to decide if and when these flights could resume.
by luchtzak
31 Dec 2019, 09:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 403
Views: 254602

Re: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)

INCIDENT while being towed, an Air Canada Boeing 777-300 (C-FIUL) clipped the tail of a parked Air Canada Airbus A321 (C-GJWO) in Toronto on Friday Dec 27. Both aircraft were unoccupied at the time.
by luchtzak
28 Dec 2019, 17:17
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 787 news
Replies: 1104
Views: 489844

Re: Boeing 787 news

The world’s slowest game of ping-pong, Flightradar24 jokes.
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by luchtzak
23 Dec 2019, 12:56
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future
Replies: 1622
Views: 522988

Re: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future

Brussels Airport Company is building a 5G-ready network at the airport in collaboration with Finnish Nokia and Belgian operator Citymesh. As one of the first sites in Belgium with 5G technology, the airport is able to speed up its operational efficiency and support further technological innovation. ...
by luchtzak
22 Dec 2019, 10:48
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 403
Views: 254602

Re: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)

Ajaccio Airport closed for the weekend as runway gets flooded

https://www.aviation24.be/airports/ajac ... s-flooded/
by luchtzak
20 Dec 2019, 10:01
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 403
Views: 254602

Re: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)

On 17 December, a Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 (D-ABYT) was taking off runway 9 at Miami Airport, United States destination Frankfurt, Germany. Meanwhile, an Iberia Airbus A330 (EC-LXK) from Madrid, Spain was approaching the same runway for landing.  Only a few seconds after the Boeing 747 took off, the A...
by luchtzak
19 Dec 2019, 10:36
Forum: Website related
Topic: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic
Replies: 22
Views: 37181

Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Past hour, we are facing a high load issue on the server. The website is hard to reach. Keep you posted!
by luchtzak
18 Dec 2019, 17:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 489
Views: 284915

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

Around 100 airplane fuselages bound for Boeing’s 737 Max production facility sit in storage at their top supplier, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, in Wichita, Kansas, United States. https://www.aviation24.be/manufacturers/boeing/737/max/around-100-boeing-737-max-fuselages-are-waiting-to-be-assemble...
by luchtzak
17 Dec 2019, 15:38
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: EBBE 17/12/2019
Replies: 4
Views: 364

Re: EBBE 17/12/2019

Correct title is: EBBE 17/12/2019
by luchtzak
16 Dec 2019, 11:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BRU Summer 2020: news, new routes, airlines
Replies: 292
Views: 154616

Re: BRU Summer 2020: news, new routes, airlines

Boeing767copilot wrote:
15 Dec 2019, 04:32
And once again: strong rumours that SIA will start flights to and from BRU in 2020.
Very curious.
Yes, indeed! ==> viewtopic.php?f=7&t=67666&p=390283#p390283
by luchtzak
16 Dec 2019, 11:47
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BRU Winter 2020-2021: news, new routes, airlines
Replies: 29
Views: 3954

Re: BRU Winter 2020-2021: news, new routes, airlines

And once again: strong rumours that SIA will start flights to and from BRU in 2020. Very curious. Just confirmed for winter 2020. First flight 25 October, 4 times weekly (Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday). Departure 23u55 from SIN, 11u20 from BRU with Airbus A350-900 Source: travel-magazine.be...
by luchtzak
16 Dec 2019, 10:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future
Replies: 1622
Views: 522988

Re: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future

Customs line, towards T-gates, this morning around 09:45
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