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by itami
06 Dec 2013, 13:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: NRT - BRU - NRT gap
Replies: 39
Views: 8132

Re: NRT - BRU - NRT gap

BrightCedars wrote:Seeing the state of the Japanese economy I would rather wonder if Asiana would return to BRU in the near future.
:? BrightCedars, I guess you mean ANA ? Asiana is Korean ! :mrgreen:
by itami
06 Dec 2013, 12:24
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: NRT - BRU - NRT gap
Replies: 39
Views: 8132

Re: NRT - BRU - NRT gap

Travellover, we had a topic on this in 2012 : ANA from Tokyo to Brussels in April 2013.
Till today it hasn't been more than 'Wishful thinking' from the Belgian side.
by itami
08 Oct 2013, 07:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: ANA flirting with the A380
Replies: 47
Views: 6994

Re:

the day where jal and ana order a new airbus aircraft ...the hens will have the tooth :lol: :lol: (written by A350XWB on 20OCT2007) That time has come :lol: : Japan Airlines (JAL) has placed its first ever order with Airbus, signing a purchase agreement for 31 A350 XWBs with options for a further 25
by itami
21 Jun 2012, 08:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: ANA from Tokyo to Brussels in April 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 4914

Re: ANA from Tokyo to Brussels in April 2013

Brubiac wrote:I see its now in 2013 iso 2012 they will come
We hear this story already more than 10 years. So first see and then believe... :mrgreen:
by itami
20 Jan 2012, 07:48
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Bird strike with albatross in Japan
Replies: 0
Views: 763

Bird strike with albatross in Japan

Unwelcome passenger: a dead albatross is lodged in the nose of a Japan Coast Guard patrol plane Wednesday night at Ishigaki airport in Okinawa Prefecture. After hitting an albatross at around 5:10 p.m. at an altitude of 300 meters, the Bombardier DHC8-315 sustained a big hole in its nose and the dea...
by itami
28 Sep 2011, 08:40
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 787 news
Replies: 1099
Views: 479207

Re: Boeing 787 and B748 nearing first delivery

ANA takes ownership of first 787 Boeing Co. handed over the keys for its first 787 wide-body jet to All Nippon Airways on Monday after years of delays. Thousands of workers gathered for the ceremony at Paine Field, outside the building where the planes are assembled, with many finding shelter from ...
by itami
26 Sep 2011, 09:26
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 787 news
Replies: 1099
Views: 479207

Re: Boeing 787 and B748 nearing first delivery

OO-ITR wrote:Has the first 7-(l)8-7 been delivered by now?
Boeing and ANA will celebrate delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner on Sept. 26 in Everett, Wash., after contractual delivery occurs on Sept. 25. ANA’s airplane will arrive in Tokyo on Sept. 28, following a Sept. 27 departure from Everett. 8-)
by itami
11 Aug 2011, 13:28
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?
Replies: 15
Views: 4349

Re: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?

MR_Boeing wrote:It was already mentionned in some articles these 3 are Brussels, Dusseldorf and Barcelona. So yes, BRU is one of them. ;)
But that time it wasn't clear for how many new destinations BRU, DUS and BCN were potential candidates. ;)
by itami
10 Aug 2011, 08:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?
Replies: 15
Views: 4349

Re: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?

Interviewed by The Japan Times, Shinichiro Ito President and CEO of ANA said that ANA plans to put Boeing Co.'s medium-size Dreamliner 787 aircraft into service for Japan-Europe flights by next March. ANA is also considering opening as many as three European routes that wouldn't support larger plan...
by itami
03 Aug 2011, 10:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 787 news
Replies: 1099
Views: 479207

Re: Boeing 787 and B748 nearing first delivery

There's even a special site dedicated to the ANA Dreamliner :thumbup: Let's hope we will see it soon at BRU.
by itami
06 Jul 2011, 08:10
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 787 news
Replies: 1099
Views: 479207

Re: Boeing 787 and B748 nearing first delivery

The state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner, to be put into service by All Nippon Airways Co. as early as September, landed at Osaka's Itami airport Tuesday in a test flight from Haneda airport in Tokyo. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/images/photos2011/nb20110706a2a.jpg Hundreds of aviation fans flocked...
by itami
04 Jul 2011, 07:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 787 news
Replies: 1099
Views: 479207

Re: Boeing 787 and B748 nearing first delivery

Throughout the coming days, ANA pilots, together with Boeing, will fly a 787 on actual airline routes in Japan using airline dispatch and flight rules. ANA’s mechanics and ground crews also will gain experience with the airplane in a simulated operational environment. The 787 debuted in Asia yesterd...
by itami
01 Jul 2011, 11:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Thai to serve BRU as from Nov 2011 !
Replies: 162
Views: 54885

Re: Thai to serve BRU as from Nov 2011 !

Unfortunately the maiden flight is scheduled for Nov 17 and it might still be dark when it arrives at BRU early in the morning. :(
by itami
24 Jun 2011, 13:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?
Replies: 15
Views: 4349

Re: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?

sn26567 wrote:Back? I think (but I may be wrong) that ANA never came itself to BRU: they codeshared Sabena flights.
Correct ! It were the good old days of Sabena's 747-300. The cabin crew was mixed SN/NH. 8-)
by itami
24 Jun 2011, 11:05
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?
Replies: 15
Views: 4349

Re: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?

I think the chances for BRU are better than for DUS and BCN. Let's keep fingers crossed. ;)
by itami
24 Jun 2011, 10:24
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?
Replies: 15
Views: 4349

Re: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?

In a ANA press release I found that the next aircrafts will get this standard ANA-livery Image :geek:
by itami
24 Jun 2011, 10:11
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?
Replies: 15
Views: 4349

Re: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?

MR_Boeing wrote:The fifth 787 for ANA will be the first with the Package B engines (70 000lb) and this will be the first aicraft that will be used for international flights too.
Thanks for that info MR Boeing ;) Any idea how the livery of the fifth 787 with the Package B engines looks like ? :)
by itami
24 Jun 2011, 08:42
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?
Replies: 15
Views: 4349

Re: ANA Dreamliner to BRU?

It should be this one...

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by itami
24 Jun 2011, 07:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Thai to serve BRU as from Nov 2011 !
Replies: 162
Views: 54885

Re: Thai to serve BRU as from next fall!

BrightCedars wrote:Excellent news! It would be a nice regular visitor to BRU.
Congratulations to Thai on their return to BRU! Let's hope it'll steadily increase frequency in the coming seasons.
I guess Thai will most probably be handled by Flightcare :?: