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by Sai
29 Mar 2019, 18:47
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future
Replies: 1331
Views: 295643

Re: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future

Refurbishment of customs zone in baggage reclaim hall: Work commencing on 25/03: The baggage reclaim hall zone in which customs and the passageway to the arrivals hall are located, is receiving a thorough makeover. Specifically, work is being carried out on various aspects: - Inviting new look & fe...
by Sai
16 Jan 2019, 11:21
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels region noise regulation
Replies: 676
Views: 97801

Re: Brussels region noise regulation

Airline fines: thousands of euros lost For weeks already, the court ( Raad van State ) has been destroying the decisions in which the Environmental Dept. of the Brussels government fines an airline for the violation of the noise standards included in the Gosuin Decree of 1999. This means tens of th...
by Sai
14 Jan 2019, 12:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airlines Ranking: delay & cancellation in Belgium & Europe
Replies: 2
Views: 547

Airlines Ranking: delay & cancellation in Belgium & Europe

Flightright, specialist in passenger rights, has just released the 2018 report on delays and cancellations in Europe. It estimates the amount of compensation for passengers at 76 million (compared to 39 million in 2017) in Belgium. Brussels Airlines achieves a good score in terms of canceled flights...
by Sai
10 Dec 2018, 16:52
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

Brussels Airlines one of the most polluting airlines worldwide...
https://www.hln.be/wetenschap-planeet/m ... ~a1f4ef48/

Maybe the "new" aircraft will change their ranking a bit...
by Sai
09 Nov 2018, 15:28
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2019 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news
Replies: 90
Views: 11501

Re: 2019 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news

Furthermore the rise in passenger numbers are discussed. It's a decline rather than a rise in passenger numbers. https://www.aviation24.be/airports/antwerp/october-2018-traffic-figures-antwerp-airport-12-1-new-airline-london-city/ Don't know, just citing the article from hln.be where according to t...
by Sai
09 Nov 2018, 10:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2019 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news
Replies: 90
Views: 11501

Re: 2019 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news

"Again flights to London City" From early 2019 you can fly again from ANR to LCY. Due to the recent bankruptcy of VLM Airlines, the route was stopped after 25 years. It is not yet clear which airline will operate the route. "I hope to announce this before mid-December", says Marcel Buelens, CEO of ...
by Sai
09 Nov 2018, 09:54
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

More: article on HLN.be (in dutch) ; "Brussels Airlines has 2 'fume' incidents in 3 days." Summary: There have been two so-called 'fume' incidents at Brussels Airlines in three days. This involves heavily contaminated, toxic air from the engines in the cabin or in the cockpit. On Saturday, after th...
by Sai
06 Nov 2018, 15:17
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

More: article on HLN.be (in dutch) ; "Brussels Airlines has 2 'fume' incidents in 3 days." Summary: There have been two so-called 'fume' incidents at Brussels Airlines in three days. This involves heavily contaminated, toxic air from the engines in the cabin or in the cockpit. On Saturday, after the...
by Sai
31 Oct 2018, 01:34
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 25-31/10/2018 Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport
Replies: 224
Views: 12780

Re: 25-31/10/2018 Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport

I read that TUI is loading their own planes with people who are qualified to handle the equipment. Anyone can load bags in a plane but a towback truck? Can someone explain this to me. Which equipment are they using? It’s tec4jets who’s doing the pushbacks. It was on vrt news today that even their m...
by Sai
25 Sep 2018, 20:45
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2018 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news
Replies: 166
Views: 38520

Re: 2018 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news

Thanks luchtzak! Nice to see investments in ANR are continued "In the next 3 to 5 years we also want to build a departure hall that is almost 3 times as large as the current one. A 3-star hotel will be built on top of that departure hall. The plans still have to be approved by the City of Antwerp." ...
by Sai
25 Sep 2018, 15:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Can Belgian airlines be successful ?
Replies: 24
Views: 2222

Re: Can Belgian airlines be successful ?

Flying Group, Jetairfly/TUI fly Belgium, both very profitable and successful... Flying Group is not a scheduled airline, and TUIfly Belgium is actually German. I can understand your point of view, but don't completely agree...If you consider it from the point of view of shareholders there hasn't be...
by Sai
25 Sep 2018, 15:02
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: EXIT signs on aircraft
Replies: 25
Views: 8527

Re: EXIT signs on aircraft

Boeing 737 NG: classic EXIT sign Boeing 737 MAX: :?: Boeing 787: Green Running Man, however I saw a pic of a UA B787 with the classic EXIT sign Airbus A 350: Green Running Man Airbus A 320: classic EXIT sign Bombardier CS 100: Green Running Man Sukhoi SSJ: classic EXIT sign Other: :?: [...] To add ...
by Sai
25 Sep 2018, 14:44
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2018 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news
Replies: 166
Views: 38520

Re: 2018 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news

According to this article on GVA.be (in dutch) ; Flying Group invests € 1.5 million in Antwerp Airport. Summary: The Flying Group company is investing 1.5 million euros in a new building at Antwerp Airport. "I believe in the future of the airport," says managing director Bernard Van Milders. "Europe...
by Sai
25 Sep 2018, 14:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Can Belgian airlines be successful ?
Replies: 24
Views: 2222

Re: Can Belgian airlines be successful ?

Flying Group, Jetairfly/TUI fly Belgium, both very profitable and successful...
by Sai
22 Aug 2018, 23:07
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future
Replies: 1331
Views: 295643

Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Supposedly there would be plans to demolish the current Sheraton hotel over the main terminal. I didn't find any info to support that. Anyone more info by any chance? Thx
by Sai
22 Aug 2018, 22:17
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Terrible Experience with TUIfly BE
Replies: 10
Views: 1798

Re: Terrible Experience with TUIfly BE

Not a pleasent experience To be honest...this is a well known issue in the travel industry not limited to TUI or SN or any other airline. Whenever you book via a third party like e.g. Cheap flights.nl, kiwi or eDreams and alike the booking system notes as personal emailadress e.g info@edreams.com in...
by Sai
04 Aug 2018, 20:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

According to this article on Hln.be (in dutch) ; 185 passengers of Brussels Airlines are stuck for already two days on Tenerife. Summary: The flight was cancelled after the aircraft's tires were damaged during take-off by FOD. Today a new flight was planned but after several hours it became clear th...
by Sai
01 Aug 2018, 14:11
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 223952

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

According to this article on De Tijd (in dutch) ; Brussels Airlines weighs on Lufthansa results. Summary: Interruption due to extreme weather and strikes such as at Brussels Airlines weighed on the results of Lufthansa in the second quarter, according to the half-year figures. The division with Euro...
by Sai
27 Jul 2018, 16:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2018 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news
Replies: 166
Views: 38520

Re: 2018 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news

According to this article on Hln (in dutch) ; The number of complaints about ANR drops. Summary: Antwerp Airport received 64 percent less complaints from local residents than in the same period in 2017, although traffic increased. One resident sent 14 complaints. Some local politicians remain scepti...
by Sai
27 Jul 2018, 10:42
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: TUI fly Belgium in 2018
Replies: 259
Views: 54612

Re: TUI fly Belgium in 2018

According to this article (Dutch) the new 737 MAX of TUI fly will have no inflight screens anymore as opposed to their current fleet. :shock: As an aviation enthusiast I really liked to fly TUI because they have inflight screens on (almost) all their flights, not so for movies, but most of all for ...