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by Duke
25 Jul 2019, 21:22
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: 777 Cruise altitude
Replies: 1
Views: 502

777 Cruise altitude

On my last longhaul trip with a B 777-300 I noticed that the cruise level of the plane in the early stages of the flight never passed above 31-33.000 feet. Only about halfway the plane climbed to around 36.000 feet, and only in the final stage to 38.000 feet. On FR24, I see the "newer" generation ai...
by Duke
25 Jul 2019, 16:46
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3836
Views: 1185835

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

TLspotting wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 10:39
OO-SFF, newest A333, is being delivered from Singapore.
According to FR24, OO-SFF arrived on July 23 at 18:40.
Any pictures available of the plane in Brussels?

Regards,

Duke
by Duke
24 Jul 2019, 20:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2019
Replies: 25
Views: 4220

Re: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2019

But some people will pretend that everything at AMS is better than BRU... Well, to be honest, I had a very good experience with AMS. On July 20, a very busy day at AMS, our flight (GA 88 from Jakarta) landed at 7.28 am. At 8.10 am we were already in our car on our way home (luggage delivery, custom...
by Duke
24 Jun 2019, 19:27
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 699
Views: 95385

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Those aren’t available second hand. LH didn’t retract that only profitable airlines receive new equipment. That applies to ‘network airlines’ as well. OS getting second hand airplanes, while LX and LH receive new ones. Maybe more efficient planes are exactly what SN needs to become a profitable net...
by Duke
24 Jun 2019, 18:47
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2019
Replies: 699
Views: 95385

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Maybe we can start dreaming about A330-neo's?
And A220's for the European routes, to replace the older A319's?
Let's keep fingers crossed!

Regards,

Duke
by Duke
18 Jun 2019, 11:28
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: TUI fly Belgium in 2019
Replies: 153
Views: 34554

Re: TUI fly Belgium in 2019

sn26567 wrote:
18 Jun 2019, 11:07

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TB1765 BRU0730 – 1120TFS1135 – 1315FNC E90 6
TB1766 TFS1135 – 1315FNC1340 – 1900BRU E90 6
Source: Routes Online
I didn't know the E190 had the legs to do BRU-TFS non-stop?
Also, just 15 minutes turnaround time in TFS seems very short, no?
Regards,

Duke
by Duke
17 Jun 2019, 11:01
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Question on Airplane Boarding
Replies: 8
Views: 886

Re: Question on Airplane Boarding

On Emirates, a zone is mentioned on the boarding pass.
Boarding calls are made using the different zones (passengers seating in the back of the plane board first).
This seems to be working quite well, I'm surprised that this is not standard procedure with other carriers...

Duke
by Duke
29 May 2019, 18:35
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: KJK 29/05/19 B738 OO-TUV
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: KJK 29/05/19 B738 OO-TUV

According to FR24, it did KJK-LIS today.
Special charter?
Is the runway at KJK long enough for such a take-off?
About 10 years ago, there was a special 737 flight from KJK to Jersey; return flight the same day... I was happy to be one of the passengers then.
Regards,

Duke
by Duke
03 Apr 2019, 12:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Eurowings in 2019
Replies: 143
Views: 26571

Re: Eurowings in 2019

There are many complaints about the interior of ex-SIA and ex-CX aircraft. It was never the plan to fly so extensively with these birds with the old cabin. The delay of refitting the new cabin of the 7 SIA/CX aircraft (due to certification issues) has forced SN to start operating with the newer bir...
by Duke
03 Apr 2019, 10:55
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Eurowings in 2019
Replies: 143
Views: 26571

Re: Eurowings in 2019

Magiktrix wrote:
31 Mar 2019, 14:15
Not sure but i think SFB still has is Cathay cabin.
What happens then to passengers that booked a flight in the Premium Economy cabin?
Must be quite confusing...

Regards,

Duke
by Duke
31 Mar 2019, 11:04
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Eurowings in 2019
Replies: 143
Views: 26571

Re: Eurowings in 2019

Will the SN A-330's operating in Eurowings colours on Brussels Airlines routes also have the Premium Economy cabin?

Regards,
Duke
by Duke
25 Mar 2019, 19:07
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: King Philippe in Korea
Replies: 13
Views: 1852

Re: King Philippe in Korea

Why a white plane from Hy-Fly and not an Air Belgium with the national colours ? It's true that using the A340 with the Belgian flag colours would be a nice sight. Hi-Fly could have subleased the Air Belgium aircraft... Is the Hi-Fly A330 with the Belgian Defence livery not in service anymore? Or w...
by Duke
28 Dec 2018, 12:24
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 28/12/2018 diversion of a Lufthansa A350-941 (D-AIXB)
Replies: 10
Views: 1665

Re: BRU 28/12/2018 diversion of a Lufthansa A350-941 (D-AIXB)

And why did the plane stay in BRU for 3 hours?
Waiting for a new crew?
Regards,

Duke
by Duke
19 Nov 2018, 15:27
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3836
Views: 1185835

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

With the retiring of OOSFN is the interior taken out of the plane before leaving? I guess they can still use the seats in other aircraft when one is broken? Isn't Brussels Airlines going to install an all new interior in the "new" A330's? So I guess the seats in the withdrawn aircraft will not be v...
by Duke
05 Nov 2018, 12:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3836
Views: 1185835

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Homo Aeroportus wrote:
05 Nov 2018, 12:16

You mean because of the cabin windows being tapped? As well as the flight deck window N°3.


H.A.
Yes, that's the reason why I suppose this.
Regards,

Duke
by Duke
05 Nov 2018, 12:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3836
Views: 1185835

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

pitrixplanespotting wrote:
04 Nov 2018, 12:12
OO-SFE is prepared for action!
DSC00333.JPG
To me, this looks more like OO-SFE is prepared for a (temporary?) storage...
Or am I wrong?

Best regards,

Duje
by Duke
30 Oct 2018, 20:47
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 25-31/10/2018 Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport
Replies: 224
Views: 14354

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

As much as I understand the bad situation of the Aviapartner employees, I do not understand the blindness of the consequences of the strikes. I booked a (very) short trip of 4 days with Tui from Ostend for my wife, 3 of my children and myself, on November 1st, and paid about € 2.500,00 to Tui. I boo...
by Duke
20 Sep 2018, 12:28
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2018
Replies: 1406
Views: 235477

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2018

More important news! “Big brother” Betty has left the building... "Big sister" ? At the risk of sounding stupid, I do not understand ... does anyone have a decoder? I don't understand either. I know a lot of you are working for Brussels Airlines or the airport, but please use different channels to ...
by Duke
13 Jul 2018, 18:37
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: Spotting when you're a girl
Replies: 9
Views: 1685

Re: Spotting when you're a girl

jan_olieslagers wrote:
12 Jul 2018, 17:40
I'd rather go for a simple airband receiver than for a sophisticated camera.
With the flightradar24 app on a smartphone, you can already have a very good idea of the planes coming in to land... and this is perfectly legal!
Regards,

Duke
by Duke
11 Jul 2018, 18:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Bombardier CSeries / Airbus A220 news
Replies: 168
Views: 55493

Re: Bombardier CSeries news

Let's hope LH buys the A220, and allocates about 10 planes to Brussels Airlines... So, exit the doomed SSJ, and enters a plane which great potential of fleet commonality within the group. Can't wait to see the A220 in Brussels Airlines colours. I recently flew BRU-ZRH in a Swiss CS100. I was impress...