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by Vic Diesel
18 Jan 2019, 13:51
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Wizz Air in 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1627

Re: Wizz Air in 2019

Wizz Air to expand in Germany, changes luggage fee system Wizz Air announced new routes that will connect Germany to even more cities in Eastern Europe, all new routes will be flown twice per week: Albania: - Dortmund - Tirana (starting 2 July 2019) - Memmingen - Tirana (starting 1 September 2019) ...
by Vic Diesel
18 Jan 2019, 13:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Austrian Airlines in 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

Re: Austrian Airlines in 2019

Austrian Airlines announces future changes Austrian Airlines announced at a press conference on 17 January 2019 the changes that should take place in the future to ensure the future of the airline. One important point in this strategy paper "#DriveTo25" is the fleet change: the airline will phase o...
by Vic Diesel
14 Jan 2019, 13:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3501
Views: 1072424

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

The SSJ's themselves were not the problem, but the cancelled and delayed flights were. And those could be solved with a good spare and/or maintenance management. I don't assume Adria does, but if a candidate to this tender offers SSJ-ops, backed with a better plan to limit disruptions: why not? Fro...
by Vic Diesel
14 Jan 2019, 13:31
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 41
Views: 5028

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Well, it is definitely not going in the right direction.. More towards a full lcc. Catering for C class downgraded on European flights, bottled water removed from the lounges.. and last night I witnessed check in agents hartasing people including c class and priority with their hand luggage. They a...
by Vic Diesel
10 Jan 2019, 17:25
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 41
Views: 5028

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

oooh ok I read too quick, saw I in stead of IT /-) OO-SSA flew indeed from CDG to BUD with passengers and afterwards re positioning empty back to CDG as it's needed for the flight back to Brussels tomorrow morning in stead of keeping the plane the whole day in Paris on the ground they sold it to a ...
by Vic Diesel
10 Jan 2019, 17:15
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 41
Views: 5028

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

No, I wasn't on that charter flight, got aware of it as one Hungarian spotter friend asked me whether SN conducted scheduled flights to BUD originating in CDG. I told them rather not and that it was probably a charter or a re-positioning flight, although the latter one woulld have made little sense ...
by Vic Diesel
10 Jan 2019, 17:04
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 41
Views: 5028

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Does anyone know the details of a rather unusual Brussels Airlines flight? It flew today under SN1191 on CDG-BUD (it was OO-SSA) - was that a re-positioning flight or some special charter?
by Vic Diesel
07 Jan 2019, 13:31
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Austrian Airlines in 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

Re: Austrian Airlines in 2019

Austrian to resume Miami flights in summer schedule

The Austrian flag carrier announced to resume the VIE-MIA route beginning with 31. March 2019. The route, formerly flown by Lauda Air, was taken over by Austrian Airlines in 2015 but discontinued in October 2018.

VIE-MIA: -2-4-67
by Vic Diesel
18 Dec 2018, 14:56
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 797 news
Replies: 8
Views: 1485

Re: Boeing 797 news

By 2030, Russia and China will be selling commercial planes as per the aviation industry standards. If they do it the same way like they did with the Tu-204, Western aircraft manufacturers will nothing to fear about. The Tu-204 is a formidable aircraft - it came just decades too late. Further honor...
by Vic Diesel
18 Dec 2018, 14:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Wizz Air in 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1627

Re: Wizz Air in 2019

Wizz Air continues to expand its presence at Luton Wizz Air announced to deploy two additional A321ceo aircraft on its Luton base, increasing the number of aircraft to 11. In addition, one A320 will be replaced by an A321. At the same time, new routes were announced which will connect London/Luton ...
by Vic Diesel
18 Dec 2018, 14:32
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Austrian Airlines in 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

Austrian Airlines in 2019

Austrian announces 180 "ski charter" flights for the winter 2018/2019 Austrian Airlines announced that it will operate 180 charter flights in the current winter season. The flights to Innsbruck will be operated from London/Gatwick, London/Stansted, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Copenh...
by Vic Diesel
03 Dec 2018, 10:52
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Wizz Air in 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1627

Re: Wizz Air in 2019

József Váradi, CEO of Wizz Air announced that the airline expects to receive its first A321neo in February 2019, just month later than initially arranged. The following A321neo examples, each having 239 seats and equipped with P&W geared turbofan engines, will be used to take over from the current A...
by Vic Diesel
29 Nov 2018, 16:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Wizz Air in 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1627

Re: Wizz Air in 2019

Wizz Air to enhance train pilots and cabin crew training by 2019 With the inauguration of the new crew training center today in Budapest, Wizz Air expects to train their personnel more efficiently. The new center was built at a cost of 30m EUR and consists of two full flight simulators and one stat...
by Vic Diesel
29 Nov 2018, 12:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Lufthansa in 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 20634

Re: Lufthansa in 2018

As reported by Swiss aviation portal AeroTelegraph, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr is looking into the Boeing 787 as possible part of the Lufthansa fleet, to operate either from smaller hubs as the A350 or from the same hub but on less frequented routes.
by Vic Diesel
29 Nov 2018, 11:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Norwegian in 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 507

Norwegian in 2019

A Norwegian spokesperson announced a change in philosophy regarding some trans-Atlantic routes, as the destinations will be moved to major hubs and also the frequency will be adjusted: until 30.03.2019: LGW-FLL, 3 weekly flights from 31.03.2019-: LGW-MIA, one daily flight until 30.03.2019: LGW-OAK, ...
by Vic Diesel
29 Nov 2018, 11:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Bombardier CSeries / Airbus A220 news
Replies: 158
Views: 48002

Re: Bombardier CSeries / Airbus A220 news

Air Tanzania is to take delivery of its first A220-300 soon: the aircraft (5H-TCH) left paintshop in Mirabel (Canada) on 22 November 2018, as a tweet by Airbus shows. Air Tanzania will be the first African operator of the A220, having ordered two A220-300s.

(Source: airportal.hu)
by Vic Diesel
28 Nov 2018, 10:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: LOT wins a tender for Vilnius - London City route
Replies: 10
Views: 777

Re: LOT wins a tender for Vilnius - London City route

More details about VNO-LCY route, by comments from officials: 1. The 5-year agreement should be signed until the end of the year; 2. LOT will start sales of tickets after signing; 3. Flights should start in May 2019; 4. The route should be flown 2x daily. I might correct here: 12 weekly flights are...
by Vic Diesel
28 Nov 2018, 10:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A380 news
Replies: 325
Views: 144015

Re: Airbus A380 news

Date of ANA's first A380 flight set ANA's flight operations with the A380 are set, as aviation portal AirTransportWorld reports . As already known, the two Airbuses will connect Tokio (NRT) with Honolulu (HNL). The first delivered A380 will conduct its first commercial flight on 29 May 2019 and will...
by Vic Diesel
27 Nov 2018, 15:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: News from THY - Turkish Airlines
Replies: 619
Views: 253828

Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

THY announced that it has ordered three additional B777F freighters. In addition to the initially ordered 2 examples and three further orders in January 2018, the airline's B777F fleet will grow to 8 aircraft. At the same time, THY announced that it carried 25% more cargo in the first nine months of...
by Vic Diesel
27 Nov 2018, 14:59
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Ryanair in 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1947

Ryanair in 2019

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