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by Passenger
19 Sep 2020, 19:51
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of aviation on the Coronavirus crisis
Replies: 62
Views: 15146

Re: Impact of aviation on the Coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus can spread on airline flights, two studies show "We conclude that the risk for on-board transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during long flights is real and has the potential to cause COVID-19 clusters of substantial size, even in business class--like settings with spacious seating arrangements w...
by Passenger
18 Sep 2020, 22:52
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Aerotoxic Syndrome (by Dr. Michel Mulder)
Replies: 10
Views: 5267

Re: Aerotoxic Syndrome (by Dr. Michel Mulder)

RIP Estelle - a British Airways flight attendant who passed away almost four years after the fatal flight:
http://avherald.com/h?article=4dcc847a&opt=0
by Passenger
17 Sep 2020, 14:25
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 78
Views: 30162

Re: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019

Update 10th September: The Business Rescue Practitioners (BRP’s) have terminated 33 of the 40 aircraft lease contracts. The SA State has already refunded R9,3B (469M EUR) to the banks for which Treasury had issued a state guarantee on behalf of SAA. R7,1B (357M EUR) of creditors' invoices is still ...
by Passenger
16 Sep 2020, 11:47
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 589
Views: 369734

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

Fatal crashes of Boeing’s 737 Max were a “horrific culmination” of engineering flaws, mismanagement and oversight lapses, a congressional report says. The report, which condemns both Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration for safety failures, concludes an 18-month investigation based on int...
by Passenger
15 Sep 2020, 12:45
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 832
Views: 177931

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Till end of July 2020, the Dutch aviation authority "Analysebureau Luchtvaartvoorvallen" (a department from the Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport) has received 77 notices of passengers refusing to wear mouth masks (or refusing to wear them during most of the flight). This figure excludes pre board...
by Passenger
12 Sep 2020, 16:17
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 78
Views: 30162

Re: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019

Update 10th September: The Business Rescue Practitioners (BRP’s) have terminated 33 of the 40 aircraft lease contracts. The SA State has already refunded R9,3B (469M EUR) to the banks for which Treasury had issued a state guarantee on behalf of SAA. R7,1B (357M EUR) of creditors' invoices is still o...
by Passenger
07 Sep 2020, 20:34
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?
Replies: 664
Views: 236894

Re: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?

State aid: European Commission approves €199.45 million Italian support to compensate Alitalia for damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak The European Commission has found Italian €199.45 million support in favour of Alitalia to be in line with EU State aid rules. The measure aims at compensa...
by Passenger
03 Sep 2020, 21:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 832
Views: 177931

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Brussels Airlines doesn't fully refund booked tickets to Spain, not even Flex tickets. I havea Flex ticket Brussels-Malaga r/t from September 8 till September 12. When I don't fly, it is considered a voluntary annulation, and it will still cost me € 140,00, because technically the fligth is still o...
by Passenger
03 Sep 2020, 12:06
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Monday morning smile
Replies: 149
Views: 158727

Re: Monday morning smile

An emergency exit is not a normal exit:

Monday 31st August, flight Ukraine International from Antalya to Kiev:

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by Passenger
29 Aug 2020, 20:04
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2020
Replies: 21
Views: 12398

Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2020

DIBO wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 17:39 Light aircraft crash near EBZH Kiewit - Hasselt, killing the pilot.
Regional newspaper (partial behind paywall):
https://www.hbvl.be/cnt/dmf20200829_950 ... eld-kiewit
by Passenger
28 Aug 2020, 13:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 78
Views: 30162

Re: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019

South Africa’s new national airline could launch as early as January 2021. The government is working with private sector investors for a restructured South African Airways, and has received “more than 10 unsolicited offers” to partner with the airline. Potential integrations of SAA could include su...
by Passenger
26 Aug 2020, 09:22
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 832
Views: 177931

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

For these people, the travel advisories green/orange/red in Belgium and green/yellow/orange/red in the Netherlands don't apply: European Council - Covid-19 - specific categories of travellers with an essential function or need: 1. Healthcare professionals, health researchers, and elderly care profes...
by Passenger
25 Aug 2020, 18:16
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1621
Views: 376506

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Brussels Airlines cancels all flights to Balearic Islands, till late October 2020 (so to the end of IATA 2020 summer season) French: https://www.lalibre.be/economie/entreprises-startup/brussels-airlines-annule-ses-vols-vers-les-iles-baleares-jusqu-a-fin-octobre-5f451ac6d8ad586219b0893a 22 hours ago...
by Passenger
25 Aug 2020, 18:15
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 832
Views: 177931

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Brussels Airlines cancels all flights to Balearic Islands, till late October 2020 (so to the end of IATA 2020 summer season) French: https://www.lalibre.be/economie/entreprises-startup/brussels-airlines-annule-ses-vols-vers-les-iles-baleares-jusqu-a-fin-octobre-5f451ac6d8ad586219b0893a 22 hours ago...
by Passenger
23 Aug 2020, 18:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 66
Views: 44471

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

Why wasn't the local police asked to evacuate the beachfront?

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by Passenger
22 Aug 2020, 16:41
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 66
Views: 44471

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

After six years D-check on this 1976 Iran Air Force 747-200 (ex Iraqi Airways YI-AGN), an engine run went wrong:
https://samchui.com/2020/08/21/iran-air ... n-d-check/
by Passenger
21 Aug 2020, 21:17
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1621
Views: 376506

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

The Belgian government has appointed its 2 board members (as part of the Belgian rescue deal): Catherine Vandenborre, CFO Elia and Hans Van Bylen, former CEO Henkel will safeguard Belgium's interests.
by Passenger
20 Aug 2020, 14:13
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Antwerp in 2020
Replies: 48
Views: 10831

Re: Air Antwerp in 2020

For sale at Crewlounge.shop:
Air Antwerp Monobloc 1:100 Scale Model
https://crewlounge.shop/product/air-ant ... ale-model/

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by Passenger
14 Aug 2020, 07:05
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2020 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news
Replies: 17
Views: 4762

Re: 2020 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news

Fatal car crash (2 fatalities: the driver and a cyclist) in the Vosstraat = the road just near Antwerp Airport runway 11:
https://www.hln.be/in-de-buurt/deurne/f ... ~a3f74f4e/
by Passenger
13 Aug 2020, 08:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 832
Views: 177931

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Italy threatens Ryanair with flight ban over COVID-19 safety rules Italy's civil aviation authority ENAC threatened to suspend Ryanair's permit to fly to the country citing non-compliance with COVID-19 safety rules. ENAC said in a statement that "Ryanair systematically does not comply" with nationa...