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by Zorba
27 May 2015, 22:27
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 27/05/2015 Major power failure at Belgocontrol
Replies: 117
Views: 23428

Re: 27/05/2015 Major power failure at Belgocontrol

sn26567 wrote:According to Voka, the cost of this failure to the Belgian economy is 50 million euros. To be taken from the salary of Belgocontrol people?
Djeez André, that's just sad...
by Zorba
21 Apr 2015, 17:54
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Emirates A380 is in Brussels on Friday 18th Sept 2015
Replies: 73
Views: 13581

Re: Emirates A380 to BRU on 18SEP2015?

One time visit (for now). Emirates would love to use A380 to BRU instead of B777.
by Zorba
24 Mar 2015, 15:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Germanwings A320 crash in France
Replies: 249
Views: 55091

Re: A320 Germanwings crashed in France

Plane was checked by LH Technics yesterday, last C-check dated summer 2013.

VERY curious if there is any link with the LH incident sean posted.
by Zorba
24 Mar 2015, 13:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Germanwings A320 crash in France
Replies: 249
Views: 55091

Re: A320 Germanwings crashed in France

Crash now confirmed by Germanwings:

UPDATE: Wir müssen leider bestätigen, dass Flug 4U9525 auf dem Flug von BCN nach DUS über den französischen Alpen verunglückt ist ...
by Zorba
24 Mar 2015, 13:13
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Germanwings A320 crash in France
Replies: 249
Views: 55091

Re: A320 Germanwings crashed in France

You have some valid points there AC, no turns and a constant (though rather high) descend. Latest reports say a distress call came in right before the crash (below 10.000ft) so I assume at the least one of the pilots was still alive.
by Zorba
08 Feb 2015, 10:58
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Brussels - Munich - Hong Kong with Lufthansa
Replies: 1
Views: 1670

Brussels - Munich - Hong Kong with Lufthansa

After using the Brussels Airlines credit card to save miles, and some help of a relative, we accumulated enough miles to book a 'Miles And More bargain'. These bargains change every month but are very interesting: for our flight we had to use 'only' 70.000 miles instead of 105.000 for a return fligh...
by Zorba
27 Dec 2014, 15:07
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2014
Replies: 482
Views: 150918

Re: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2014

Strange flight path of SN3598 (MRS - BRU). Lowest altitude was around 1300ft just west of Hasselt.
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by Zorba
12 Dec 2014, 13:33
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2014-2015
Replies: 343
Views: 80132

Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports

Belgocontrol, the ATS provider in Belgium, will go on strike as from Sunday 10PM for 24h.
by Zorba
11 Dec 2014, 16:59
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Where will you fly in 2015?
Replies: 160
Views: 47504

Re: Where will you fly in 2015?

03-02 BRU - MUC E195
03-02 MUC - HKG A346
11-02 HKG - MUC A346
12-02 MUC - BRU E195

First time we were able to enjoy the Miles & More bargains :)
by Zorba
30 Nov 2014, 11:14
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: OST 30/11/2014
Replies: 0
Views: 667

OST 30/11/2014

Egyptair Cargo day at EBOS :)

MSX521 A306 SU-GAY ATD10:40
JAF9GB E190 OO-JEB ETA12:30/ETD13:30
MSX522 A30B SU-GAC ETA13:15
MSX5520 A306 SU-GAS ETA13:45

Edit: MSX522 diverted to Cologne
by Zorba
29 Nov 2014, 14:50
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: HKG - MUC - BRU A340-600 and ERJ-195
Replies: 7
Views: 2617

Re: HKG - MUC - BRU A340-600 and ERJ-195

Thanks for the report!
We are doing the same flight in februari in C, really looking forward to it :)
by Zorba
28 Nov 2014, 10:26
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: OST 28/11/2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1237

Re: OST 28/11/2014

****/0645 73H OOJAD TB5881 OST-TFS 1000/1130 ABY SUGAS MS5530/5531 CAI-OST-OSR-CAI 1100/**** A4F URZYD MXU3722 PHC-OST 1145/1245 73W OO-JAS TB5832/5831 ALC-OST-ALC 1240/1845 E90 OO-JEB TB5914/5913 AGP-OST-AGP 1320/1410 73H OOJPT TB9394/394P TRN-OST-BRU 1635/**** 73H OOJAD TB5882 TFS-OST All times l...
by Zorba
26 Nov 2014, 10:54
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 26/11/2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1042

Re: BRU 26/11/2014

Delivery flight of OO-SSH for Brussels Airlines. Now doing testflight overhead Belgium.
by Zorba
14 Nov 2014, 16:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Major works @ BRU
Replies: 11
Views: 3208

Re: Major works @ BRU

Information on Runway PCN decoding can be found here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavement_ ... ion_number
by Zorba
28 Oct 2014, 17:02
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: OST 28/10/2014 Algerian Government + French Air Force
Replies: 2
Views: 949

Re: OST 28/10/2014 Algerian Government + French Air Force

**** - 19:30 GAF A319 1502
20:20 - **** Rayyan Air B742 AP-BKS
**** - 21:15 C25A D-IBBS
by Zorba
23 Oct 2014, 14:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2014
Replies: 482
Views: 150918

Re: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2014

US751 is returning to BRU, returned after passing Ireland. Now in the holding
http://fr24.com/AWE751
by Zorba
23 Oct 2014, 11:06
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: OST 23/10/2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1560

Re: EBOS 23/10/2014

Reg should be OY-JTB
by Zorba
07 Oct 2014, 15:35
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: LGG 07/10/2014 Qatar Amiri A340
Replies: 3
Views: 1413

Re: LGG 07/10/2014 Qatar Amiri A340

16:45 EC55 A7-HMD (Guests for the Emir? :))
by Zorba
17 Jul 2014, 22:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Malaysia B772 flight MH17 AMS-KUL downed near Donetsk, Ukraine
Replies: 492
Views: 159863

Re: Malaysia B772 AMS-KUL flight crashed near Donetsk, Ukrai

For the sake of it: shotdown has been confirmed:

@jonostrower: BREAKING WSJ: Intel Detected Surface Missile Launch, Tracked Explosion of #MH17, Official Says // Story to follow http://t.co/gAq9IU4nxf