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by sn26567
23 Apr 2019, 09:13
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Social actions at air traffic control service skeyes (Belgium) - possible air traffic disruptions
Replies: 375
Views: 29359

Re: Social actions at air traffic control service skeyes (Belgium) - possible air traffic disruptions

Maybe I missed something: what's the retirement age for atcos? What I mean is that, if an atco retired at, say, 60, he might still be able to come back part time to help fill the voids.
by sn26567
22 Apr 2019, 23:27
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Jet Airways temporarily suspending their ops, is it definitive ?
Replies: 45
Views: 4175

Re: Jet Airways temporarily suspending their ops, is it definitive ?

SpiceJet has already absorbed over 500 employees, including 100 pilots, of the grounded Jet Airways and it is open to inducting more as it adds more aircraft and routes.
by sn26567
22 Apr 2019, 23:25
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: The MRJ news thread
Replies: 36
Views: 12089

Re: The MRJ news thread

Mitsubishi Aircraft intends to finalise plans for the shorter version of its MRJ regional jet, the MRJ70, by end of June 2019. Also, two additional MRJ90 prototypes are almost ready for flight testing.
by sn26567
22 Apr 2019, 23:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Lufthansa in 2019
Replies: 37
Views: 7101

Re: Lufthansa in 2019

Lufthansa to launch service from Munich to Sao Paulo on 02 December 2019, with A350-900.
by sn26567
22 Apr 2019, 22:41
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Social actions at air traffic control service skeyes (Belgium) - possible air traffic disruptions
Replies: 375
Views: 29359

Re: Social actions at air traffic control service skeyes (Belgium) - possible air traffic disruptions

Just one smile in this most serious topic: https://plus.lesoir.be/sites/default/files/dpistyles_v2/ena_16_9_extra_big/2019/04/19/node_219488/26306590/public/2019/04/19/B9719318872Z.1_20190419193252_000+GLLDE91TF.1-0.jpg?itok=xvQgHOqV - And... what are you doing in life? - Air traffic controller. But...
by sn26567
22 Apr 2019, 17:56
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2019
Replies: 93
Views: 17471

Re: Air Belgium in 2019

OO-ABB went to Amman on Friday, but returned already yesterday. A C-check in 2 days? Now already on the way between LHR and EWR for BA https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oo-abb Operational reasons? Need for the aircraft before maintenance could be completed? I think they simply signed the ...
by sn26567
22 Apr 2019, 17:20
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: The one and only topic on which runway in use @EBBR
Replies: 581
Views: 240147

Re: The one and only topic on which runway in use @EBBR

If wind conditions remain as they are, the 07 runways will permute at sunset: 07R for arrivals, 07L for departures.
by sn26567
22 Apr 2019, 17:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2019
Replies: 93
Views: 17471

Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Tom Pouce wrote:
22 Apr 2019, 16:42
OO-ABB went to Amman on Friday, but returned already yesterday. A C-check in 2 days?
Now already on the way between LHR and EWR for BA
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oo-abb
Operational reasons? Need for the aircraft before maintenance could be completed?
by sn26567
22 Apr 2019, 14:00
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: The one and only topic on which runway in use @EBBR
Replies: 581
Views: 240147

Re: The one and only topic on which runway in use @EBBR

01/19 closed due to works

The day started with moderate eastern wind and runways 25L and R. As the eastern wind increased, now Rwys 07L (Arr) and 07R (Dep).
by sn26567
21 Apr 2019, 14:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' monthly traffic figures
Replies: 202
Views: 48435

Re: Brussels Airlines' monthly traffic figures

The number of pax, in %, during March was again the highest one for Brussels Airlines for the whole LH Group. SN saw an increase of more than 15%!!!!!! while Eurowings had a drop of more than 2% I'm afraid that the real figures are less buoyant: Pax: 767,053 (-1.4%, due to bmi bankruptcy and strike...
by sn26567
21 Apr 2019, 13:59
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: The one and only topic on which runway in use @EBBR
Replies: 581
Views: 240147

Re: The one and only topic on which runway in use @EBBR

Recent change to ARR 01 - DEP 07L/07R
by sn26567
21 Apr 2019, 00:06
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: LGG 20/04/2019
Replies: 5
Views: 425

Re: LGG 20/04/2019

Nice pics, wapo. I still don't understand why ASL Airlines "Belgium" is registering its planes in Austria. Previously, all these planes had an OO- registration. Are you sure? None of these planes were OO- before :mrgreen: It's much less of a pain in the a** to register those planes in Austria than ...
by sn26567
20 Apr 2019, 23:52
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 787 news
Replies: 1090
Views: 452450

Re: Boeing 787 news

After the MCAS problems plaguing the 737 MAX, the New York Times has discovered that the manufacturing of the Boeing 787 at the South Carolina plant has also a lot of issues that could have negatives effects on the safety of the aircraft. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/20/business/boeing-dreamliner...
by sn26567
20 Apr 2019, 15:24
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: LGG 20/04/2019
Replies: 5
Views: 425

Re: LGG 20/04/2019

Nice pics, wapo.

I still don't understand why ASL Airlines "Belgium" is registering its planes in Austria. Previously, all these planes had an OO- registration.
by sn26567
19 Apr 2019, 23:16
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Eurowings in 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 12744

Re: Eurowings in 2019

Czech Airlines requests a blanket statement of authorisation permitting it to display United Airlines “UA*” designator code on flights operated by CSA on a wet-lease basis on behalf of Eurowings.
by sn26567
19 Apr 2019, 23:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A320 and A320neo news
Replies: 121
Views: 45211

Re: Airbus A320 and A320neo news

Airbus sales chief Christian Scherer said it is selling longer-range versions of its A321, the strongest indication yet that Airbus has quietly launched the A321XLR.
by sn26567
19 Apr 2019, 23:12
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 127
Views: 36852

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

Air Canada said its B737 MAX pilots were reviewing aircraft systems and alternative flight conditions for the grounded planes, and the carrier would decide on further training pending final recommendations from regulators.
by sn26567
19 Apr 2019, 23:03
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 127
Views: 36852

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

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by sn26567
19 Apr 2019, 17:05
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: News from THY - Turkish Airlines
Replies: 641
Views: 262390

Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

THY has started their 5 weekly Marrakesh (Morocco) flights on 15.April.2019. The news in Turkish and pictures from the first flight. Marrakesh is TK's 308th destination: https://www.airporthaber.com/thy-haberleri/thynin-yeni-ucus-noktasi-marakes.html spot the error on one picture :) Greets Hakan Th...
by sn26567
19 Apr 2019, 12:37
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations
Replies: 5
Views: 399

Re: Fonts used by Brussels Airlines for A/C registrations

keukenrol wrote:
19 Apr 2019, 12:14
For example, the SSB has his O's looking more like zero's ( 0 ).
I would not call that a different font. IMHO we have here Helvetica "normal" and "bold", with a mistake when replacing O by 0.