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by sn26567
21 Oct 2019, 12:28
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Belgian Air Force news
Replies: 45
Views: 22040

Re: Belgian Air Force news

Belgian F-16s will return to Syria in the second half of 2020, said Minister of Defence Reynders to a parliamentary committee.
by sn26567
21 Oct 2019, 08:56
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Diversions from around the globe (medical, technical, ...) 2019
Replies: 152
Views: 100516

Re: Diversions from around the globe (medical, technical, ...) 2019

Air France flight #AF136 to Chicago (A330-200 F-GZCI) diverted to Shannon. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EHVvdcSX4AM252h?format=jpg Back in the air to Chicago O'Hare now. A passenger had found a smartphone that was forgotten during a previous flight: http://avherald.com/h?article=4ce40a7b&opt=0 The l...
by sn26567
20 Oct 2019, 22:44
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Diversions from around the globe (medical, technical, ...) 2019
Replies: 152
Views: 100516

Re: Diversions from around the globe (medical, technical, ...) 2019

Air France flight #AF136 to Chicago (A330-200 F-GZCI) diverted to Shannon.

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Back in the air to Chicago O'Hare now.
by sn26567
19 Oct 2019, 22:11
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 381
Views: 192419

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

Pilots are expected to participate in the final round of simulator testing of Boeing’s new flight control system software for the B737 MAX as soon as early November 2019. Apart from this relaively good news, there is more bad news for Boeing, as revealed by he New York Times yesterday: A Boeing pilo...
by sn26567
19 Oct 2019, 22:08
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A350 XWB news
Replies: 426
Views: 200400

Re: Airbus A350 XWB news

Airbus begins listing the A350-1000 with a MTOW of 319 tonnes, a higher figure than previously listed. The range increases to 8,700nm, in hopes of meeting the bid for Qantas' Project Sunrise.
by sn26567
17 Oct 2019, 20:38
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?
Replies: 555
Views: 157693

Re: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?

sn26567 wrote:
09 Oct 2019, 23:28
Lufthansa has written to Italy’s industry ministry and Ferrovie dello Stato to say it is still interested in struggling airline Alitalia.
Alitalia may now be rescued by Lufthansa, as the German carrier could take a stake.

Meanwhile, Rome agrees to another €350 million bridging loan. Lost money?
by sn26567
17 Oct 2019, 20:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A220 (ex-Bombardier CSeries) news
Replies: 173
Views: 58934

Re: Airbus A220 (ex-Bombardier CSeries) news

Pratt & Whitney faces new checks on PW1500G engines for A220s and E2s after an engine failure forced a SWISS jet to divert to Paris and prompted a brief grounding of the rest of the airline’s A220 fleet. AirBaltic is not planning any A220 checks, as its fleet is outfitted with a slightly different ...
by sn26567
17 Oct 2019, 16:36
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 16/10/2019
Replies: 5
Views: 455

Re: BRU 16/10/2019

eagleheart wrote:
17 Oct 2019, 13:47
AarjenP wrote:
16 Oct 2019, 14:47
eagleheart wrote:
16 Oct 2019, 14:23
And is it parked near Abelag?
From what I see on the radar, it taxied to Abelag yes:

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And it's gone now.
Not far away: only to CRL, see viewtopic.php?p=388239#p388239
by sn26567
17 Oct 2019, 15:01
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A220 (ex-Bombardier CSeries) news
Replies: 173
Views: 58934

Re: Airbus A220 (ex-Bombardier CSeries) news

airBaltic, Edelweiss Air and SWISS will retire aircraft code CS1 and CS3, switching to 221 (A220-100) and 223 (A220-300) from 27OCT19

Source: Airline Route
by sn26567
17 Oct 2019, 12:38
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A220 (ex-Bombardier CSeries) news
Replies: 173
Views: 58934

Re: Airbus A220 (ex-Bombardier CSeries) news

Pratt & Whitney faces new checks on PW1500G engines for A220s and E2s after an engine failure forced a SWISS jet to divert to Paris and prompted a brief grounding of the rest of the airline’s A220 fleet. https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/lufthansa-group/swiss/temporarily-grounds-airbus-a220-100-300...
by sn26567
17 Oct 2019, 12:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 381
Views: 192419

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

Norwegian has removed the B737 MAX from its schedule until 28 March 2020. United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz says that a firm timeline for the B737 MAX return remains unknown. Air Canada has now removed the B737 MAX from its flying schedule until 14 February 2020. The decision is based on operational ...
by sn26567
17 Oct 2019, 12:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Norwegian in 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 16949

Re: Norwegian in 2019

Norwegian drops all routes from Olso Torp from 01 April 2020, including those to Vestfold and to Spain.

Norwegian has removed the B737 MAX from its schedule until 28 March 2020.
by sn26567
17 Oct 2019, 12:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Cancelled services and discontinued routes in 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 115706

Re: Cancelled services and discontinued routes in 2019

Norwegian drops all routes from Olso Torp from 01 April 2020, including those to Vestfold and to Spain.
by sn26567
17 Oct 2019, 12:33
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 777X news
Replies: 83
Views: 48399

Re: Boeing 777X news

Boeing B777-8 entry into service date will depend partly on customer demand, with the planemaker hoping to win an order from Qantas to supply the plane for Sydney-London flights.
by sn26567
17 Oct 2019, 12:32
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?
Replies: 555
Views: 157693

Re: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?

Alitalia returned two A321s to the owners in September 2019 and a further decrease in other aeroplanes is planned in 4Q 2019.

Alitalia won a commitment from toll highway operator Atlantia and railways operator Ferrovie dello Stato to come to its rescue provided a number of conditions were met.
by sn26567
16 Oct 2019, 16:40
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2019
Replies: 286
Views: 127252

Re: Air Belgium in 2019

TLspotting wrote:
16 Oct 2019, 14:43
Air Belgium OOABD is now flying from CRL to FDF as KF5961, press trip.
Rather a travel agents trip. Very few journalists invited.
by sn26567
16 Oct 2019, 14:24
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 381
Views: 192419

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

An Icelandair Boeing 737MAX is inbound Shannon airport for storage.

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by sn26567
16 Oct 2019, 11:52
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?
Replies: 555
Views: 157693

Re: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?

Alitalia is set to win a temporary lifeline, when its latest rescue deadline expires on 15 October 2019, with Atlantia expected to give a conditional green light to hundreds of millions of euros of investment.
by sn26567
15 Oct 2019, 23:08
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 965
Views: 258190

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Well, Guys ! I think that on an aviation geeks site we have pretty well exhausted the point and time has come to turn the corner on it. Everybody will draw its own conclusions. As Saratoga rightly pointed out in an earlier post : they must have more important issues to deal with at the moment. Can ...
by sn26567
14 Oct 2019, 22:33
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Lufthansa in 2019
Replies: 142
Views: 64404

Re: Lufthansa in 2019

Lufthansa Cargo is close to retiring another MD11F, serial 48805, which is due to exit the fleet by 2019 end.