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by rwandan-flyer
22 Jan 2020, 02:45
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 84
Views: 9951

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

I m quite suprised to see so many (suprising) reactions about removing paper press. Air France planned to removed paper newspapers , from early 2010s. But they have canceled projects, due to the pressure, from.....French national newspapers publishers. Air France was the first airline, in the world ...
by rwandan-flyer
17 Jan 2020, 18:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: News from RwandAir
Replies: 0
Views: 159

News from RwandAir

A partnership with Luftansa, would be a great thing. Lufthansa Consulting was invovled into RwandAir, from 2009, when RwandAir got 2 CRJ-200s from LH CityLine. Lufthansa Technik has a contract with RwandAir to perform checks on A330s. Last year, RwandAir got the economic authority licence from FAA, ...
by rwandan-flyer
11 Jan 2020, 19:17
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Qatar Airways news
Replies: 20
Views: 6138

Re: Qatar Airways news

LATAM and Qatar Airways have announced new codeshare: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/288476/latam-brasil-expands-qatar-airways-codeshare-from-late-dec-2019/ Surprised to see LATAM Brasil code to Kigali (Rwanda). I'm doing a little out of debate, well it's not really one. Rwanda is...
by rwandan-flyer
10 Jan 2020, 09:28
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 84
Views: 9951

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

So With SN552 landed this morning in BRU YYZ-BRU is now definitively over... Air Canada will take over the line only as from May Pitty... Why pitty ? It's a common thing in aviation. Air France operated in the past a daily service to Cincinati. Flights are now operated by Delta Airlines. Same thing...
by rwandan-flyer
08 Jan 2020, 18:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: RwandAir to fly to Brussels from July 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 23477

Re: RwandAir to fly to Brussels from July 2017

You have to wait for a little more time, before to see RwandAir A330Neo and A321LR at Brussels RwandAir expansion put on hold until the new year Rwanda’s national carrier RwandAir goes into the new year uncertain of when it will expand its fleet, after it announced yet another delay in getting new a...
by rwandan-flyer
08 Jan 2020, 18:27
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 974

Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2020

Ben-Gurion emergency: The plane took off with a burning engine The Rwanda Air Boeing 737 aircraft, which was supposed to fly from Ben Gurion to Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, was delayed for an unknown time due to a technical malfunction. According to the Sieve Bet radio station, the engine caught ...
by rwandan-flyer
25 Dec 2019, 18:38
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2019
Replies: 320
Views: 207986

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

Before some people jump to make quick conclusion, tomorrow, (another Brussels Airlines A330 flight delayed). SN467 is currently holding at the south of Kigali Airport. There are also a RwandAir Q400 (from Kilimanjaro) and a KLM A330-300 from Amsterdam, currently holding. I don't know what's happenin...
by rwandan-flyer
25 Dec 2019, 18:26
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future
Replies: 1622
Views: 523391

Re: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future

BIn deed, but the most important thing is that they use Brussels Airlines and they make a stop at Brussels.
by rwandan-flyer
25 Dec 2019, 17:25
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future
Replies: 1622
Views: 523391

Re: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future

Many people are pessimistic about Aviation in Belgium, but in France, we have another view. For us, Brussels is a hub, with a huge potential. Brussels is a must have destination, from French Airport, like London. The Belgium national flag carrier has postive feedbacks, when we talk about flights to ...
by rwandan-flyer
20 Dec 2019, 10:12
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BRU Summer 2020: news, new routes, airlines
Replies: 295
Views: 155605

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

With the arrival of TGV Méditerranée , in 2001, the Montpellier Paris / Orly / CDG routes lost lots of passengers. Like Lyons in 80s, and many others big or small French Cities. Some French cities are not longer linked to Paris (Nîmes, Metz, Strasbourg,..). Air Liberte ended its 5-7 daily service fr...
by rwandan-flyer
20 Dec 2019, 09:13
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BRU Summer 2020: news, new routes, airlines
Replies: 295
Views: 155605

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

Transavia France will resume Montpellier-Brussels Zaventem service, from 05 April, 2 flights a week, each thursday and sunday. TVF will open a base, from April 2020. Last year TUI Be was supposed to replace Ryanair, on the Montpellier-Charleroi service, but they withdrew the launching of service, fe...
by rwandan-flyer
18 Dec 2019, 19:40
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BRU Summer 2020: news, new routes, airlines
Replies: 295
Views: 155605

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

Singapore Airlines announces Brussels, its 16th European airport [...] Brussels – Singapore isn’t a large P2P market In the past year, 33,000 flew Brussels-Singapore-Brussels on a P2P basis, with the most – 16% – via Frankfurt. This 33,000 was almost flat YOY. [....] Singapore Airlines to target st...
by rwandan-flyer
11 Dec 2019, 10:21
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 1229
Views: 396604

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Dieter Vranckx new Chief Executive Officer and Chief Commercial Officer of Brussels Airlines Brussels, 11th December 2019 – As of January 1st 2020, the Belgian Dieter Vranckx will become the new CEO of Brussels Airlines and herewith report to the SN Airholding Board of Directors. Next to his respon...
by rwandan-flyer
10 Dec 2019, 20:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 1229
Views: 396604

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Festival continues. And meanwhile AF / KL scores points in Africa ... SN has become one of the smallest players ...and SN373 is not a flight for today...but tomorrow ...or later...or never ! 100 passengers...they can send an AVRO...no ? Pretty sad that you don't publish such news, sometimes. Ok som...
by rwandan-flyer
10 Dec 2019, 09:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Qatar Airways news
Replies: 20
Views: 6138

Re: Qatar Airways news

Well like with RwandAir (Ethiopian, Etihad, Brussels Airlines in 2000s), Rwanda Gov had a talks with several countries or companies about the New Bugesera Airport. I remmember they had talks with Aéroport de Lyon, the company that owns Lyons Bron and Lyon St Exupéry Airports. I think for some compan...
by rwandan-flyer
09 Dec 2019, 21:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Qatar Airways news
Replies: 20
Views: 6138

Re: Qatar Airways news

Statement of the Government of Rwanda While waiting to buy RwandAir ... Qatar Airways serves Kigali, once a day, in B787-8. In 2014, i flown from Paris to Kigali via Doha. The Doha Kigali flight was operated by the A320. Almost 7h flight (commercial stopover in Uganda), my record in narrowbody aircr...
by rwandan-flyer
06 Dec 2019, 19:47
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 1229
Views: 396604

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

The Brussels Kigali flight plan is almost the same one, each flight. RwandAir has also almost the same flight plan, although sometimes, they fly over Nice (from Kigali) and Perpignan (from Brussels). They did this, when they started flights to Europe, in 2017, it's less the case now.
by rwandan-flyer
03 Dec 2019, 18:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 1229
Views: 396604

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019 Unread post by Poiu » Today, 15:53 sn26567 wrote: ↑ Today, 15:26 It is not yet decided. It has been decided, but it’s not official yet. A déjà vu of Christophe Muller replacing Paul Reutlimger at Sabena and introducing a draconian restructuration plan shortly afterward...
by rwandan-flyer
29 Nov 2019, 22:15
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 2514

Re: South African Airways: ongoing rumours about financial woes

I m not feeling well when people say that, under the Apartheid, SAA was a better airline. Probably, but don't forget how was this governement. It's my opninion. Then after Apartheid, despite some restructuring plans , like in 2007, SAA often made profits, till early 2010s. Late 90s, 2000s, SAA was v...
by rwandan-flyer
26 Nov 2019, 15:47
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Austrian Airlines in 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 13319

Re: Austrian Airlines in 2019

The positive of the day at SN: 3 hours late for New York but Kinshasa canceled .Facts. AF274 to Tokyo left Paris Cdg, with a 2hrs of delay, yesterday evening: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/af274 AF128 to Beijing left Paris Cdg, with a 3hrs of delay, yesterday afternoon: https://www.fli...