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by Passenger
03 Dec 2020, 15:48
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 85
Views: 67031

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

Georges Gilkinet (Ecolo), Belgium's new minister for Transport Minister van Mobiliteit / Ministre de Mobilité, has nominated Tanja Bruynseels, also a politician for Ecolo (Ecolo Brussels), as new regeringscommissaris / commissaire du gouvernement at Skeyes. She takes over from Michaël Vanloubbeeck (...
by Passenger
03 Dec 2020, 15:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: EC Regulation 261/2004: news & court verdicts
Replies: 91
Views: 50876

Re: EC Regulation 261/2004: news & court verdicts

Not the final verdict yet, but the "Opinion of the Advocate General of the EU Court": https://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/p1_3348072/nl/ According to Advocate General Pikamäe, the mere diversion of a flight to an alternative airport which is near the airport for which the booking was made do...
by Passenger
02 Dec 2020, 13:04
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: General Aviation incidents & accidents in Belgium or with a OO-registration
Replies: 14
Views: 19463

Re: General Aviation incidents & accidents in Belgium or with a OO-registration

On 27 August 2019, a light sports aircraft (a Morane-Saulnier MS-893 registered OO-VON) crashed next to the runway at Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport. The pilot didn’t survive the impact. The accident occurred around 16:20. The pilot made a wrong manoeuvre while hooking up an advertising banner, which sh...
by Passenger
02 Dec 2020, 10:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2020
Replies: 87
Views: 37323

Re: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2020

a Magma 747-400-F from Hahn (HHN, D) to Greenville-Spartanburg (GSP, USA) went into a holding west of Brest (FR), and then diverted to LGG Liège. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/cc702#2631f59b Flightradar reports that it was TF-AMC (see above), but Airfleets seems to contradict that: http...
by Passenger
30 Nov 2020, 12:41
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Blue Skies forever
Replies: 55
Views: 39898

Re: Blue Skies forever

https://virunga.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Photo-Alphonse.jpg Alphonse Musafiri Gasacyoya - pilot of Virunga National Park "...18/11/2020. It is with great sadness that Virunga National Park announces the death of pilot Alphonse Musafiri Gasacyoya this morning, in a plane crash that occurr...
by Passenger
26 Nov 2020, 22:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 176
Views: 71529

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

AB to restart Antilles on 15/16 December and postpones MRU until 30 March 2021. Mauritius has extended its quarantine regulation until 15th January 2021. The quarantine is a self-isolation in a designated hotel room for 14 days. Source: https://www.tourismupdate.co.za/article/mauritius-closed-decem...
by Passenger
22 Nov 2020, 17:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airline bankruptcies, ceased operations, restructurations
Replies: 175
Views: 81664

Re: Airline bankruptcies, ceased operations, restructurations

Air Namibia liquidation case has been postponed to 01 December 2020, as a Belgian law firm is seeking to have the airline to be declared bankrupt and to be liquidated. From a Namibian newspaper: " ...An application to wind up Air Namibia brought by [lawyer] Sisa Namandje on behalf of the defun...
by Passenger
20 Nov 2020, 19:26
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 921
Views: 248420

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

As from Monday 23th November, there will probably be a lot of denied boardings on flights to Spain: airlines have to check if passengers have a Covid-19-free PCR test statement, in English or Spanish, max 72h old. Belgian Foreign Affairs Departments: Het is vanaf 23 november verplicht voor alle reiz...
by Passenger
15 Nov 2020, 20:15
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 921
Views: 248420

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

On Saturday, a 32-year old male citizen from Georgia (Eurasia) has been arrested at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. He flew from Georgia (Tbilisi?) via a stopover at AMS to his work place in Malta, but customs at AMS found a letter on him, stating that he had tested positive for Covid-19. So has been a...
by Passenger
15 Nov 2020, 15:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 921
Views: 248420

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

On Saturday, a 32-year old male citizen from Georgia (Eurasia) has been arrested at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. He flew from Georgia (Tbilisi?) via a stopover at AMS to his work place in Malta, but customs at AMS found a letter on him, stating that he had tested positive for Covid-19. So has been ar...
by Passenger
12 Nov 2020, 17:21
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: TUI fly Belgium in 2020
Replies: 138
Views: 59420

Re: TUI fly Belgium in 2020

Seems to be a charter flight expected for tomorrow, JDL is going to depart from Brussels at 11:00 tomorrow to San Salvador, TB9440 and back on Sat at 05:45 with TB9441 also from San Salvador... And I just told a spotters group from El Salvador... Repat flight for illegal migrants who "voluntee...
by Passenger
11 Nov 2020, 21:04
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1716
Views: 459099

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

New JustPlanes video: SN223 Banjul-Conakry OO-SFN (A330-300):

www:
https://shop.justplanes.com/be/Brussels ... 0/p/112167

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by Passenger
10 Nov 2020, 14:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 921
Views: 248420

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

We close shops. We install a night curfew. We allow gatherings of max 4 people. And then this happens - again: https://www.lesoir.be/336540/article/2020-11-07/de-nouvelles-files-monstres-brussels-airport Brussels Airport explains: I see that you have copied an article from Le Soir about the hustle ...
by Passenger
09 Nov 2020, 13:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2020 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news
Replies: 22
Views: 8333

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

The local anti airport lobbygroup "Verlenging Nooit" has filed a criminal case against two civil servants and the airport management, for "voluntary violating the construction legislation". https://www.gva.be/cnt/dmf20190912_04604606/top-vlaamse-administratie-beticht-van-bouwmis...
by Passenger
09 Nov 2020, 09:47
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 921
Views: 248420

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Scoop: belgians cant follow rules. Everybody has a stupid shameless excuse and everybody is happy. Brussels airport is run by belgians. Now, since the most likely outcome of this is that we all get corona before we get any vaccine, let talk about the future... How will airports and airlines handle ...
by Passenger
08 Nov 2020, 19:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Monday morning smile
Replies: 157
Views: 163661

Re: Monday morning smile

With some delay: an article in one of the leading travel magazines about Lotus Biscoff, aka Lotus Speculoos: "...How Biscoff Cookies became the snack we crave on planes...":
https://www.cntraveler.com/story/how-bi ... lane-snack
by Passenger
08 Nov 2020, 18:55
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 921
Views: 248420

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

We close shops. We install a night curfew. We allow gatherings of max 4 people. And then this happens - again: https://www.lesoir.be/336540/article/2020-11-07/de-nouvelles-files-monstres-brussels-airport Brussels Airport explains: I see that you have copied an article from Le Soir about the hustle ...
by Passenger
08 Nov 2020, 12:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 921
Views: 248420

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Flemish newspaper HLN online: https://www.hln.be/zaventem/van-corona-leek-even-geen-sprake-op-zaventem-honderden-mensen-op-elkaar-gepakt-aan-veiligheidscontrole~a2feb0cc/ Brussels Airport, your excuse is nonsense. When you expect that two lines will be enough, you must open three. This is no time f...
by Passenger
08 Nov 2020, 10:19
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Monday morning smile
Replies: 157
Views: 163661

Re: Monday morning smile

Obvious runway incursion:

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by Passenger
07 Nov 2020, 09:04
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 921
Views: 248420

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

"Once there is a vaccine, we'll fly again": free article by Het Laatste Nieuws:
https://www.hln.be/economie/zodra-er-va ... ~a7d25502/
(In Dutch, so use the translation option from your internet browser)