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by Passenger
03 Nov 2020, 16:34
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 16871

Re: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020

Dutch public broadcaster NOS reports that the pilots (VNV) have accepted the governments' demands.
https://nos.nl/artikel/2355085-ook-klm- ... akket.html
by Passenger
03 Nov 2020, 11:46
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 917
Views: 245513

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

At 19h tonight, the Dutch government will announce a further lockdown.
Main stream media expect a negative travel advisory for the Christmas holiday season.
by Passenger
02 Nov 2020, 10:27
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 917
Views: 245513

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Flemish newspaper HLN online: https://www.hln.be/zaventem/van-corona-leek-even-geen-sprake-op-zaventem-honderden-mensen-op-elkaar-gepakt-aan-veiligheidscontrole~a2feb0cc/ Brussels Airport, your excuse is nonsense. When you expect that two lines will be enough, you must open three. This is no time fo...
by Passenger
01 Nov 2020, 00:04
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 16871

Re: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020

KLM is going to receive € 3,4 Bn Dutch state aid: a loan, to be paid back over a period of 5 years. In exchange, minister Wopke Hoekstra asked that the all employees accept a salary decrease during this five years. The trade unions had to sign this commitment by noon today, but both the VNV (pilots...
by Passenger
31 Oct 2020, 18:41
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 16871

Re: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020

KLM is going to receive € 3,4 Bn Dutch state aid: a loan, to be paid back over a period of 5 years. In exchange, minister Wopke Hoekstra asked that the all employees accept a salary decrease during this five years. The trade unions had to sign this commitment by noon today, but both the VNV (pilots...
by Passenger
31 Oct 2020, 16:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 16871

Re: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020

KLM is going to receive € 3,4 Bn Dutch state aid: a loan, to be paid back over a period of 5 years. In exchange, minister Wopke Hoekstra asked that the all employees accept a salary decrease during this five years. The trade unions had to sign this commitment by noon today, but both the VNV (pilots'...
by Passenger
31 Oct 2020, 10:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 917
Views: 245513

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

One of the many decisions from the Belgian lockdown (from 02/11/2020 till 13/12/2020), announced on 30th October 2020: De grenzen worden niet gesloten conform Europese afspraken, maar buitenlandse reizen worden ten stelligste afgeraden . Les frontières ne sont pas fermées conformément aux accords eu...
by Passenger
29 Oct 2020, 09:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 42924

Re: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019

Passenger wrote: 28 Oct 2020, 14:29 The South African minister of Finance has allocated 540M EUR (10,5Bn ZAR) to SAA.
Official confirmation (valid till the next official announcement on SAA):
https://www.gov.za/speeches/saa-funding ... -2020-0000
by Passenger
28 Oct 2020, 16:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 917
Views: 245513

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

The Dutch Outbreak Management Team, which is the official advisory board to the Dutch government for corona matters, has advised the government to apply a travel ban during the whole Christmas school holidays. The Dutch aviation & travel society reacts furious to that OMT proposal. The Dutch gov...
by Passenger
28 Oct 2020, 14:29
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 42924

Re: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019

The South African minister of Finance has allocated 540M EUR (10,5Bn ZAR) to SAA.
by Passenger
27 Oct 2020, 19:22
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 917
Views: 245513

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Mouth mask incident on a Spirit Airlines flight, outbound of Puerto Rico:

Source - Twitter:

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Source- url:
https://heavy.com/news/watch-spirit-air ... erto-rico/
by Passenger
27 Oct 2020, 13:04
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 176
Views: 70908

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

A Dutch plane spotter at AMS reports that "Martinique/Guadeloupe" has been removed from OO-ABB.
by Passenger
27 Oct 2020, 09:40
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 917
Views: 245513

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

6 x Lufthansa 747-400's, parked at Twente Airport ENS/EHTW for storage, are not allowed to take off for a flight to their final destination for dismantling. Since their landing in Twente in June/July, the Dutch aviation authority ILT (Inspection Environment and Transport) had amended the airport's p...
by Passenger
25 Oct 2020, 11:11
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020
Replies: 38
Views: 16871

Re: KLM and/or AMS Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Latest news 2020

sn26567 wrote: 19 Oct 2020, 22:24 KLM to phase out its last B747 Combi on 25 October 2020.
PH-BFW is airborne. Landing from Shangai is scheduled at AMS for 20h40 tonight.
All access to spotters places will be locked, due to corona restrictions.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... w#25dd35f7
by Passenger
23 Oct 2020, 20:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2020
Replies: 103
Views: 35705

Re: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2020

Aer Lingus EI638 Dublin-Brussels A320-200 reg EI-DEM went into a holding for 25 minutes:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... m#25d9eac0
by Passenger
22 Oct 2020, 22:28
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: TUI fly Belgium in 2020
Replies: 138
Views: 59055

Re: TUI fly Belgium in 2020

Brand new Just Planes video: TUI fly (Belgium) OO-JEB (ERJ-190):



Link from the above YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXLdABh1XZo

Just Planes Shop:
https://shop.justplanes.com/be/1-TUI-Be ... a/p/158911
by Passenger
21 Oct 2020, 21:40
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2020 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news
Replies: 22
Views: 8232

Re: 2020 Antwerp Airport (ANR/EBAW) latest news

OO-JEB (TUI ERJ-190), flying the soccer team RAFC Antwerp to their Europa League soccer game in Bulgaria on Thursday: FR24: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oo-jeb#25d47f3c Report ATV of their departure: http://atv.be/nieuws/we-zijn-er-klaar-voor-en-willen-de-drie-punten-meebrengen-naar-a...
by Passenger
13 Oct 2020, 12:21
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 917
Views: 245513

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Finally. The European Commission takes the lead to unify the travel advices within the EU:

press release 13/10/2020:
https://ec.europa.eu/commission/pressco ... nt_20_1871

interactive map:
https://reopen.europa.eu/en
by Passenger
10 Oct 2020, 23:22
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 176
Views: 70908

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

Air Belgium continues flying for Surinam Airways, waiting for their 777-200 to be certified. From what I read in the Surinam press, there is nothing wrong with PZ-TCU. The problem is the 777 crew. They need to be ETOPS180 certified, but their training hampers. Making the crew ETOPS180 was part of t...