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by rwandan-flyer
31 Oct 2020, 17:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 914
Views: 244041

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

One of the many decisions from the Belgian lockdown (from 02/11/2020 till 13/12/2020), announced on 30th October 2020: De grenzen worden niet gesloten conform Europese afspraken, maar buitenlandse reizen worden ten stelligste afgeraden . Les frontières ne sont pas fermées conformément aux accords e...
by rwandan-flyer
30 Oct 2020, 20:26
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 83
Views: 65994

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

After Asky, Air Cote D'Ivoire, Air Peace, Air Senegal, start to serve Johannesburg. Everyone benefits from South African Airways' woes

https://www.air-journal.fr/2020-10-30-a ... m=facebook
by rwandan-flyer
21 Oct 2020, 20:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 83
Views: 65994

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

One of the oldest African airlines, still in operation. Air Burkina will come under the American control, from january 2021. Not every day that we see Americans investing, in this French-speaking (and even somewhat English-speaking) zone, in the aviation. It is rather the Chinese, or the countries o...
by rwandan-flyer
17 Oct 2020, 20:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airline bankruptcies, ceased operations, restructurations
Replies: 174
Views: 80463

Re: Airline bankruptcies, ceased operations, restructurations

Air Asia X has 118 Airbus in order

AirAsia X has run out fo money. Indonesia unit, will be liquidated

https://www.bangkokpost.com/travel/2003 ... t-of-money
by rwandan-flyer
15 Oct 2020, 21:25
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 914
Views: 244041

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

The government of Sahle-Work Zewde (graduated from the University of Montpellier 8-) ) had launched a procedure for the privatization of some state-owned companies, including Ethiopian Airlines. But because of the crisis, of the covid19, the government suspended the procedure. https://l-frii.com/la-...
by rwandan-flyer
12 Oct 2020, 20:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A330/A330neo news
Replies: 94
Views: 53876

Re: Airbus A330/A330neo news

A330 is not a competitor of the B777. A330, was an upgrade of the A300 / A310 family to compete, the B767. The A340 was the competitor of the B777. The B777 has "killed" both A340s and MD11s A340-200 / 300 = B777-200 / B777-200ER A340-500: B777-200LR A340-600: B777-300 / 300ER And if we co...
by rwandan-flyer
10 Oct 2020, 19:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airline bankruptcies, ceased operations, restructurations
Replies: 174
Views: 80463

Re: Airline bankruptcies, ceased operations, restructurations

The problems of AB are not only due to the covid. The company has been privatized for 20 years. And there were many who were consulted Ethiopian, Comair, Airlink, Bluewings, Aer Arann It's quite astonishing, because Botswana is a rather well ranked country in Africa. A high HDI, per capita income, w...
by rwandan-flyer
08 Oct 2020, 10:47
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 16840

Re: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020

KLM opens a route to Zanzibar. Competition with Lufthansa https://translate.google.fr/translate?hl=fr&sl=auto&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.luchtvaartnieuws.nl%2Fnieuws%2Fcategorie%2F2ibar%2Fairlines%2Fklm-gaat-vlieop-genzanz The return of United Airlines to Africa The return of Delta Airlin...
by rwandan-flyer
08 Oct 2020, 08:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1672
Views: 449567

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Flew SN to Rome this weekend. Both flights LF over 90%. On return flight to BRU yesterday, quite a lot of African destinations passengers Really wonder how much money they are losing with this pandemic. Air France said few days ago, that the 10bn euro bailout will keep Air France-KLM afloat less th...
by rwandan-flyer
07 Oct 2020, 17:40
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airline bankruptcies, ceased operations, restructurations
Replies: 174
Views: 80463

Re: Airline bankruptcies, ceased operations, restructurations

EXCLUSIVE-Malaysia to stop funding state airline if lessor talks fail - letter SINGAPORE, Oct 7 (Reuters) - The parent of Malaysia Airlines has warned leasing companies that state fund Khazanah will stop funding the group and force it into a winding down process if restructuring talks with lessors ...
by rwandan-flyer
06 Oct 2020, 21:20
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 92
Views: 42218

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

Ethiopian Airlines Group is willing to provide planes, pilots and maintenance services to South African Airways as part of a joint venture with that country’s government. Ethiopian isn’t interested in helping with debt repayments or the cost of reducing the workforce. South African Airways Technica...
by rwandan-flyer
02 Oct 2020, 09:07
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 92
Views: 42218

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

As an African Aviation lover, this is the kind of information that I did not want to see, especially for a airline like SAA, which is (finally) was a locomotive of the Air Transport, in Africa. But, that's the only solution for the moment. Hoping that the new SAA will be better managed. Between the ...
by rwandan-flyer
30 Sep 2020, 20:55
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 173
Views: 69886

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

Interesting flight:

Bergen-Cape Town: https://www.flightradar24.com/ABB4702/25a52ab2
by rwandan-flyer
29 Sep 2020, 05:42
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1672
Views: 449567

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Hello Anyone knows, when SN will publish its winter timetables ? Or did they already publish it ? Air France will operate only 50% of its capacity and probably thanks to the, the airline domestic network I doubt it: KLM has no domestic network and will fly more than 55% this winter. About KLM, if i...
by rwandan-flyer
28 Sep 2020, 11:12
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1672
Views: 449567

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Hello

Anyone knows, when SN will publish its winter timetables ? Or did they already publish it ?

Air France will operate only 50% of its capacity and probably thanks to the, the airline domestic network

Thanks
by rwandan-flyer
26 Sep 2020, 08:46
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1672
Views: 449567

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Real world 22SEP20 : OO-SFs out of EBR 20200922.png Four (4) long haul flights, operated by OO-SFB, D, F and G. All four services under a SN 1 xxx flight number. Bravo to BJM. Delta to COO Foxtrot to ACC Golf to DLA. H.A. And in this real world, who are the passengers on these planes, I don't quite...
by rwandan-flyer
23 Sep 2020, 10:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Blue Skies forever
Replies: 53
Views: 38893

Re: Blue Skies forever

RwandAir commercial director Gobena (Gena) Mikael dies in Kigali, Rwanda For those who have followed Ethiopian Airlines for the past 20 years He was with Girma Wake and Tewolde GebreMariam Tesfay (the current CEO of the airline), one of the architects of the extraordinary development of Ethiopian Ai...
by rwandan-flyer
21 Sep 2020, 11:01
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 83
Views: 65994

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

Kenya Airways State takeover frozen in legal hitch The nationalisation of Kenya Airways (KQ) has suffered a setback after Parliament stalled a proposed law that seeks to return the national carrier to government ownership due to lack of public participation. https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/corp...
by rwandan-flyer
20 Sep 2020, 10:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1672
Views: 449567

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Brussels Airlines will operate some of the long-haul flights of Lufthansa's Ocean concept, starting with Frankfurt-Windhoek in September. https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/lufthansa-group/eurowings/lufthansa-develops-ocean-concept-brussels-airlines-to-operate-long-haul-tourist-route-frankfurt-wind...
by rwandan-flyer
17 Sep 2020, 17:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1672
Views: 449567

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Brussels Airlines is now serving Kigali, one time a week, at least till end of the summer IATA season.

It seems that flights to Bujumbura are suspended, at least till the end of Sept20. Bookings are open in Oct20