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by Duke
15 Sep 2020, 12:59
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1646
Views: 416976

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Last Sunday, I flew on SN 3802 From Faro to Brussels on OO-SNJ. I was pleasantly surprised by the friendly crew. Also the enthousiasm of the captain, and the information he gave about the routing was nice. He even came online to give extra information about the views of the Belgian cities in the fin...
by Duke
03 Sep 2020, 21:51
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 861
Views: 228722

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

The above charge is not in line with the policy that Brussels Airlines announces for rebookings: You are right when it comes to rebooking... there are no extra charges, and only the difference in fares has to be paid... However, it seems to be that fares are different when you are rebooking or when...
by Duke
03 Sep 2020, 21:08
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 861
Views: 228722

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Wow, how not to do customer service ... :roll: Well, to be honest, I'm really disappointed. My wife and daughter booked tickets on Tui for the same period (I didn't, because I'm a Miles and More member and wanted to be a loyal custormer..), and this morning already they got ta mail that the flight ...
by Duke
03 Sep 2020, 14:22
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 861
Views: 228722

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Brussels Airlines doesn't fully refund booked tickets to Spain, not even Flex tickets. I havea Flex ticket Brussels-Malaga r/t from September 8 till September 12. When I don't fly, it is considered a voluntary annulation, and it will still cost me € 140,00, because technically the fligth is still op...
by Duke
02 Sep 2020, 22:33
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 861
Views: 228722

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Only police is making those checks, but they are not always present everywhere, hence you could sometimes go to your plane without any check of your reasons for travelling. The gate agents will not stop you, and they are not allowed to do it. But if you travel to a red zone without any valid reason...
by Duke
02 Sep 2020, 22:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 861
Views: 228722

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

For these people, the travel advisories green/orange/red in Belgium and green/yellow/orange/red in the Netherlands don't apply: European Council - Covid-19 - specific categories of travellers with an essential function or need: 7. Passengers travelling for imperative family reasons; 11. Highly qual...
by Duke
17 Aug 2020, 09:45
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1646
Views: 416976

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

The flights resumed. For Kigali, I have just saw that the SN A330 makes a day stop at KGL.It is quite unusual, SN operates flights to Kigali in the evening (arrival around 7:00 p.m. and departure at 8:20 p.m.) The plane arrives at 12:50 a.m. and departs the same day at 9:10 p.m. The crews sleep log...
by Duke
17 Jun 2020, 21:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2020 Ostend-Bruges Airport (OST/EBOS) latest news
Replies: 31
Views: 10431

Re: 2020 Ostend-Bruges Airport (OST/EBOS) latest news

Hi-Fly 9H-HFE.
Seems to be acquired very recently by Hi-Fly...
Regards,

Duke
by Duke
25 May 2020, 17:17
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1646
Views: 416976

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

I have just looked the 2020 summer network, for SN, i can't see Luanda and Freetwon. SN will also end service to Angola and Sierra Lone, after ended service to Conakry and Ouagadougou ? Montreal and Wahsington services are also canceled ? I've never understood the Luanda situation. Luanda seems to ...
by Duke
28 Apr 2020, 12:26
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1646
Views: 416976

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Swiss and Austrian are reconfiguring B777's into temporary freighters by removing part of the passenger seats, to operate cargo flights. I guess this is a rather easy modification that can generate extra revenue as the aircraft are still costing money, even when they are stored at an airport, becaus...
by Duke
22 Apr 2020, 18:01
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2020 Ostend-Bruges Airport (OST/EBOS) latest news
Replies: 31
Views: 10431

Re: 2020 Ostend-Bruges Airport (OST/EBOS) latest news

OO-JFP wrote: 20 Apr 2020, 20:16 TF-AMN B744 is about to land right now as ZF321 from Cairo...

OO-JFP
Why is there so much cargo traffic between Ostend and Cairo?
Egyptair also has an almost daily flight..What do those planes transport?
Regards,

Duke
by Duke
12 Apr 2020, 15:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1646
Views: 416976

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Ok, people, I came to this forum to try to get some information about one of my greatest hobbies, aviation and the airline business... What I read above is enough for me now though... This is no information anymore. Although I understand that some of you are working in the aviation business, and tha...
by Duke
12 Apr 2020, 14:21
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1646
Views: 416976

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

It looks like more and more airlines are operating cargo only flights with passenger planes (KLM, Swiss, Emirates), some even after removing the seats (Air Canada). Would this be an option for Brussels Airlines? I always heard that demand for cargo on the African routes was high. Could these operati...
by Duke
11 Apr 2020, 10:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3972
Views: 1451318

Re: Update SN A330 fleet

Why did SFU go first?
It was the youngest of the 3 remaining A330-200's.
But I guess it had the highest number of flight hours and cycles?

Duke
by Duke
26 Mar 2020, 11:49
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: KJK 26/03/2020 KLM 747?
Replies: 5
Views: 753

Re: KJK 26/03/2020 KLM 747?

Ok, thanks for the info!
Regards,

Duke
by Duke
26 Mar 2020, 11:24
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: KJK 26/03/2020 KLM 747?
Replies: 5
Views: 753

KJK 26/03/2020 KLM 747?

This morning FR24 showed KLM 747 PH-BFC landing in KJK at 8:15 am local, and departing about an hour later.
Is this correct?
Any info about this?
I didn't know that a 747 could take off from KJK.
Any pictures of the aircraft on the ground?
Regards,

Duke
by Duke
25 Mar 2020, 15:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 861
Views: 228722

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

For the rest, I don't know if it's against BAC policy to take and share pictures from the tarmac? I would be highly surprised if this were the case. Except maybe for pictures of military buildings, planes and installations, I'm not aware of a law forbidding the use of pictures of commercial planes ...
by Duke
17 Feb 2020, 12:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Diversions from around the globe (medical, technical, ...) 2020
Replies: 71
Views: 31219

Re: Diversions from around the globe (medical, technical, ...) 2020

If FR24 is correct, then EK 181 made a missed approach at BRU on 16/2 during the storm, and immediately diverted to ZRH (without making a new trial to land). Is this a normal procedure? Why divert to Zurich? Was there no alternative closer to BRU? Only 90 minutes later, the plane returned to BRU. Re...
by Duke
17 Feb 2020, 12:19
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3972
Views: 1451318

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Or will they give OO-SFH a Star Alliance livery?
by Duke
17 Feb 2020, 12:18
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3972
Views: 1451318

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

I guess if they intented to repaint OO-SFH, it would also have been done in AMM?
Or are the planes (re)painted at a different location?