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by Vic Diesel
20 Feb 2020, 22:24
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 20/02/2020
Replies: 18
Views: 957

Re: BRU 20/02/2020

tangolima wrote:
20 Feb 2020, 21:45
Thanks guys for all messages including Vic Diesel :) Now we just continue to share our passion with each other Aviation!
Word! And regarding the beer topic: first one's on me! ;)
by Vic Diesel
20 Feb 2020, 16:38
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 20/02/2020
Replies: 18
Views: 957

Re: BRU 20/02/2020

Thx a lot for keeping us informed about these flights , before or after does not matter ! Those not happy with your information should buy a tent and go and camp along the runway and see what arrives ! Thats whats 'real' spotting was about before internet made all this info accesible to everyone :!...
by Vic Diesel
20 Feb 2020, 13:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?
Replies: 615
Views: 206101

Re: Alitalia near bankruptcy. Can it be saved?

Alitalia to reduce fleet The de facto bankrupt Italian carrier announced that it will reduce its fleet in the upcoming months, as it struggles to keep its head over water. Affected are 4 A320s and 2 A321s, which will be returned to their lessors. Also affected is the carrier's biggest aircraft, the...
by Vic Diesel
20 Feb 2020, 12:54
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 20/02/2020
Replies: 18
Views: 957

Re: BRU 20/02/2020

Apuneger wrote:
20 Feb 2020, 11:56
Hey Tangolima,

Just to confirm that we fully appreciate every input you post on this forum on special visitors, whether it is before or after they land. Keep up the good work!

Best regards,
Ivan
Ok, Ivan put it in fewer words - I can fully support his post! :)
by Vic Diesel
20 Feb 2020, 12:53
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 20/02/2020
Replies: 18
Views: 957

Re: BRU 20/02/2020

Thanks! Is there any info on governmental a/c for today's EU Summit? And by "info", I mean before they land? Dear Vic Just FYI, I can only speak by myself, but I am always posting this in my free time, posting expectation lists is not my full time job. I do this when I have time, in a mood to do it...
by Vic Diesel
20 Feb 2020, 09:10
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 20/02/2020
Replies: 18
Views: 957

Re: BRU 20/02/2020

Thanks!

Is there any info on governmental a/c for today's EU Summit? And by "info", I mean before they land?
by Vic Diesel
19 Feb 2020, 17:55
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Small startup to form in Northern Italy
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Small startup to form in Northern Italy

There might have been rumors about a small startup forming in Northern Italy - and they seem to gain in substance: The small regional airport of Bolzano (LIPB/BZO) hasn't seen scheduled flights since 2015. But the owners of the airport, the brothers Gostner, who bought the airport together with Aust...
by Vic Diesel
19 Feb 2020, 17:46
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 19/02/2020
Replies: 13
Views: 1143

Re: BRU 19/02/2020

pitrixplanespotting wrote:
19 Feb 2020, 16:47
Vic Diesel wrote:
19 Feb 2020, 16:16
(minus BE and countries without a governmental aircraft... which is basically only AT, as far as I know... :oops: )
they often fly with charted bizz'ers anyway :)
Not the Austrians. They fly on scheduled flights. The chancellor even insists on getting an Economy ticket.
by Vic Diesel
19 Feb 2020, 16:16
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 19/02/2020
Replies: 13
Views: 1143

Re: BRU 19/02/2020

With another European Council kicking off tomorrow afternoon, there should be plenty of incoming governmental aircraft I suppose. So far we have CZ and UK (hey, aren't you supposed to stay AWAY, Brexiteers? ;) ), 26 to go (minus BE and countries without a governmental aircraft... which is basically ...
by Vic Diesel
12 Feb 2020, 15:35
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 12/02/2020
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Re: BRU 12/02/2020

xxxx-1110 BAF A319 9HXFW EBMB ... 1330-xxxx BAF A319 9HXFW EBMB Since when is BAF using a HiFly Malta A319? Last week I talked with a BAF officer who told me the contract for the HiFly A321 was still in force until October. Maybe another "corona virus flight"? They used this A319 for repatriations ...
by Vic Diesel
12 Feb 2020, 14:52
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Austrian Airlines in 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 3231

Re: Austrian Airlines in 2020

Austrian Airlines announced that the company is about to cut 90 out of 300 jobs in the mid-to-higher management levels. This step comes as part of a restructuring plan that forces the airline to cut 700-800 jobs by the end of 2021 in an attempt to improve its financial balance. Source: Austrian Avia...
by Vic Diesel
11 Feb 2020, 15:55
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: New Jamaican carrier to fly from 2021 - but wait a minute...
Replies: 0
Views: 364

New Jamaican carrier to fly from 2021 - but wait a minute...

Jamaica was openly called a "graveyard for airlines" by former tourism minister and Oriole's chairman, Ms. Aloun Ndombet-Assamba: Trans-Jamaican Airlines, Jamaica Air Shuttle, Air Jamaica Express, Air Jamaica and Fly Jamaica all disappeared as quickly as they emerged. This time, things should go a d...
by Vic Diesel
11 Feb 2020, 10:20
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Stored Icelandair Flying Pencils take to the air again
Replies: 1
Views: 345

Stored Icelandair Flying Pencils take to the air again

Accordning to Swiss aviation portal CH-Aviation (reported via Austrian Aviation.Net ), Icelandair tries to overcome shortages of aircraft in by re-activating two previously stored B757-200s of their fleet. The problems of aicraft shortage arise from the worldwide grounding of the B737 MAX last year....
by Vic Diesel
10 Feb 2020, 12:05
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Eurowings in 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 2479

Re: Eurowings in 2020

Eurowings announced a seasonal route from Dortmund (DTM) to Heringsdorf (HDF) on the island of Usedom: one weekly flight (on Saturdays) will be operated with a DHC-8-400 between 02 May and 24 October. The popular holiday destination Usedom in the Baltic Sea is already connected to the "mainland" by ...
by Vic Diesel
06 Feb 2020, 15:36
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: LGG 06/02/2020
Replies: 4
Views: 606

Re: LGG 06/02/2020

Roses from quito most likely National Airlines is famous for transporting this and that . Sometimes you better don't ask what their cargo is... ;) And they are a rare catch for a spotter. I was lucky to get this very same "bird" in AMS two years ago. https://s19.directupload.net/images/200206/temp/...
by Vic Diesel
06 Feb 2020, 11:56
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 06/02/2020 2x Ethiopian 77F at Brucargo
Replies: 8
Views: 935

Re: BRU 06/02/2020 2x Ethiopian 77F at Brucargo

pitrixplanespotting wrote:
06 Feb 2020, 11:50
They pushed it right in front of P1 yesterday afternoon, not 100% sure whether or not it is still there :)
btw, with 2 engines out, departing will be difficult ;)
:lol:
by Vic Diesel
06 Feb 2020, 11:55
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Etihad trying to cut losses by selling aircraft
Replies: 0
Views: 465

Etihad trying to cut losses by selling aircraft

Etihad Airways, having accumulated a loss of 5 billion USD, is not expected to get out of the "losing zone" at least until 2022. In an attempt to improve the financial situation of the airline, they sell parts of their fleet: Up for sale are the 16 A330 (both -200 and -300) of the airline, already r...
by Vic Diesel
06 Feb 2020, 10:10
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Eurowings in 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 2479

Re: Eurowings in 2020

Eurowings announced they will not fly the Vienna-Palma (VIE-PMI) route in summer 2020. Instead, Austrian Airlines will operate a weekly flight on Saturdays between 04.07.-05.09.2020.
by Vic Diesel
06 Feb 2020, 10:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Wizz Air in 2020
Replies: 21
Views: 3699

Re: Wizz Air in 2020

Wizz withdrews from Frankfurt/Main (FRA), effective with the start of the summer flight plan. Already booked tickets for the flights FRA-BUD, FRA-IEV and FRA-SOF can be cancelled or re-booked onto other connections.

Source: Austrian Aviation
by Vic Diesel
06 Feb 2020, 10:05
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Austrian Airlines in 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 3231

Re: Austrian Airlines in 2020

Austrian Airlines announced to take up flights between Vienna (VIE) and Palma (PMI) between 04.07.2020 and 05.09.2020 - one weekly flight on Saturdays. This comes after the announcement of Eurowings to drop the VIE-PMI route for the summer of 2020.

Source: Austrian Aviation