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by Passenger
22 Feb 2019, 07:29
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Wizz Air in 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1729

Re: Wizz Air in 2019

Italy: WizzAir is fined with 1M € and Ryanair with 3M € because of their falsifying hand luggage surcharge. http://www.agcm.it/media/comunicati-stampa/2019/2/Ryanair-e-Wizz-Air-la-nuova-policy-bagagli-a-mano-inganna-i-consumatori-sul-prezzo-del-biglietto https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/ryanair/ry...
by Passenger
21 Feb 2019, 21:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Ryanair in 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 3726

Re: Ryanair in 2019

Italy: Ryanair is fined with 3M € and WizzAir with 1M € because of their falsifying hand luggage surcharge. http://www.agcm.it/media/comunicati-stampa/2019/2/Ryanair-e-Wizz-Air-la-nuova-policy-bagagli-a-mano-inganna-i-consumatori-sul-prezzo-del-biglietto https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/ryanair/ry...
by Passenger
20 Feb 2019, 23:06
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Malaysia B772 flight MH17 AMS-KUL downed near Donetsk, Ukraine
Replies: 488
Views: 144477

Re: Malaysia B772 flight MH17 AMS-KUL downed near Donetsk, Ukraine

On 21st February 2019 (10h local), the Dutch Safety Board will publish a new report. Main focus: "flying over conflict zones".
by Passenger
20 Feb 2019, 21:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brexit and British Airways, easyJet, Ryanair, et al.
Replies: 150
Views: 35479

Re: Brexit and British Airways, easyJet, Ryanair, et al.

Brexit preparedness: European Commission welcomes political agreement on contingency measures for basic air connectivity On 19th February 2019, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU reached a provisional agreement on the European Commission's proposal to ensure basic air connectivity in...
by Passenger
19 Feb 2019, 13:32
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 19/02/2019: mid air collision at an air show at Bengaluru (India)
Replies: 1
Views: 190

19/02/2019: mid air collision at an air show at Bengaluru (India)

"...Two aircraft from the Surya Kiran Aerobatics team that were rehearsing for the upcoming 12th edition of Aero India Show crashed at the Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru today..."

by Passenger
16 Feb 2019, 23:46
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Flybmi ceases operations
Replies: 44
Views: 2964

Re: Flybmi ceases operations

And once again, just like VLM did, these guys give passengers false hope: Customers who have travel insurance should contact their travel insurance provider to understand if they are eligible to claim for cancelled flights and the procedure for doing so. https://www.flybmi.com/ There is no travel in...
by Passenger
16 Feb 2019, 19:12
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3379

Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Operations for Air France (CDG-LOS-CDG) seems to have ended for now:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oo-abe
by Passenger
16 Feb 2019, 13:11
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 105
Views: 8498

Re: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)

Another Lion Air incident: runway excursion with evacuation:
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=221891
by Passenger
14 Feb 2019, 16:48
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Monday morning smile
Replies: 66
Views: 13205

Re: Monday morning smile

Jan Paternotte, Dutch Member of Parliament -and aviation specialist at his political party D66- demands that a warning is shown before passengers buy tickets on British carriers for flights after 29th March 2019. " The forthcoming brexit could cause that the flight will not take place and that reimb...
by Passenger
13 Feb 2019, 20:12
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 105
Views: 8498

Re: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)

For those interested in the European greenhouse gas emission exchange system: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1536321299843&uri=CELEX:32019R0226 and https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/AUTO/?uri=CELEX:32019R0225&qid=1536321299843&rid=2 (language change is possible on those we...
by Passenger
13 Feb 2019, 11:01
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?
Replies: 483
Views: 129289

Re: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?

A claim from APFL (Aircraft Purchase Fleet Ltd) against Alitalia of 260,000,000 USD has been rejected by the British High Court (Business and Property Courts): Summary: https://www.judiciary.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Aircraft-Purchase-Fleet-summary.pdf Full verdict: http://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin...
by Passenger
13 Feb 2019, 08:44
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: National strike in Belgium on 13 February 2019
Replies: 122
Views: 7378

Re: National strike in Belgium on 13 February 2019

As for the railways, ATC should have a minimum service level and striking agents should announce their intention to strike 72 hours in advance. The aim of a strike is to cause the maximum of distress to passengers and the maximum of damage to the industry. Those trade union guys indeed can only be ...
by Passenger
12 Feb 2019, 17:19
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: National strike in Belgium on 13 February 2019
Replies: 122
Views: 7378

Re: National strike in Belgium on 13 February 2019

Regarding Ukrainian Airlines and other non-EU-carriers: EU-Rule 261/2004 also applies for flights out of Brussels by non-EU-carriers. For inbound flights into Brussels by non-EU-carriers, local legislation from the country of departure applies.
by Passenger
12 Feb 2019, 17:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: National strike in Belgium on 13 February 2019
Replies: 122
Views: 7378

Re: National strike in Belgium on 13 February 2019

So after all, it was the right decision from the TUI and the LH/SN desks.

Imagine LH/SN would only now start to reschedule 16.000 pax...
by Passenger
10 Feb 2019, 13:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Eurowings in 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 4060

Re: Eurowings in 2019

I only had time now to read the article in the link above. Interesting. Without going into details : former EW manager Müller is quoted saying : "Es sei schlicht "sehr problematisch, Interkont-Dienste nur auf Basis von Point-to-Point-Verbindungen anzubieten". Or : it is simply very problematic to o...
by Passenger
09 Feb 2019, 22:34
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2019

by Passenger
09 Feb 2019, 13:56
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 105
Views: 8498

Re: Trivia 2019 (miscellaneous news)

Happy Birthday, Boeing! 50 years ago: first test flight of the first 747-100.

https://www.boeing.com/history/#/video_ ... of-the-747
by Passenger
08 Feb 2019, 22:15
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2019

Accident (ditching) of a 1955 Convair C-131 - most probably one fatality:
http://avherald.com/h?article=4c3efa5b&opt=0