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by Passenger
27 Jul 2020, 21:56
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 779
Views: 156499

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

The Netherlands has issued a code orange for Barcelona, number 2 destination for AMS Schiphol Airport (after LHR).
For Brussels Airport, Barcelona and Madrid are almost equally the number 1 destination.

Code orange in the Netherlands means: do not travel for leisure (NL has green-yellow-orange-red).
by Passenger
27 Jul 2020, 16:42
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1575
Views: 351113

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

Another question is how long LH will last with their 9 billions. I don't think that they'll last much longer than the Spring of 2021. Another one of those Nostradamus predictions that will go lost in the www basements. Though predicting the Lufthansa bankruptcy surpasses your prediction, in 2014, t...
by Passenger
25 Jul 2020, 14:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1575
Views: 351113

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

The loan is €290M, which will be provided by the Belgian Federal Holding and Investment Company (SFPI-FPIM). Intrest rate is the minimal EU regulated; it starts at 50bps, raising to 200bps for the last 3 years. ... Basic intrest rate (Euribor) is: -0,29% (minus) 1st year: 0,5% to be added 2nd and 3...
by Passenger
25 Jul 2020, 11:25
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 10783

Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2020

CRL Charleroi Airport, 16th February 2020, at 22h40 local, during deboarding of Ryanair flight FR1303 Napoli-Charleroi: "...after a male passenger exited the airplane and was climbing down the airstairs, he slipped, tumbled down the stairs, seemed to grab the railing on one hand, causing him to spin...
by Passenger
24 Jul 2020, 15:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1575
Views: 351113

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

CEO Dieter Vranckx announces a smoother refund process:

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by Passenger
23 Jul 2020, 21:45
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1575
Views: 351113

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

... Noteworthy to me is the additional commitment of €100M by Lufthansa, which is IMHO a meaningful sign they indeed do not intend to let go of Brussels Airlines any time soon. ... ...(depending the interest rate, of which I haven't seen anything BTW)... De Croo said a lot of interesting things in ...
by Passenger
23 Jul 2020, 18:45
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: South African Airways in "Business Rescue" as from 05 Dec 2019
Replies: 70
Views: 25387

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

South African Airways creditors approved a restructuring plan for the loss-making airline. The business rescue practioners are about to withdraw their previous approval. One of conditions for the restructuring plan hasn't been fullfilled = a firm commitment from the government to supply the funds t...
by Passenger
23 Jul 2020, 14:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1575
Views: 351113

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

... Anyway - perhaps we'll get some real answers later today, in the Belgian Parliament. Agenda Thursday 23th July 2020, at 15h00 in the Commissie voor Financiën en Begroting / Commission des Finances et du Budget: " Reddingsplan Brussels Airlines. Gedachtewisseling met de vice-eersteminister en mi...
by Passenger
23 Jul 2020, 14:16
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 60
Views: 24763

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

Air New Zealand: collision incident in a hangar at Auckland: ANZ B787-9 and ANZ B777-300ER:
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/indust ... ort-hangar
by Passenger
23 Jul 2020, 10:26
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1575
Views: 351113

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

I still don't know why it took so long for the Belgian government to finalize the agreement with Lufthansa. What is on paper now, is what Lufthansa agreed long time ago: "an agreement in line with the agreements in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. An agreement that is good for both parties". De Cro...
by Passenger
22 Jul 2020, 19:34
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Monday morning smile
Replies: 148
Views: 156344

Re: Monday morning smile

Shop employees from Dutch supermarket AH Albert Heijn have a new uniform. And KLM crew finds the AH uniform too similar to theirs... Article with paywall, but a relevant photo is free accessable: https://www.telegraaf.nl/financieel/2040682735/zoek-de-verschillen-straks-klm-ers-achter-de-kassa-bij-al...
by Passenger
22 Jul 2020, 09:59
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 60
Views: 24763

Re: Trivia 2020 (miscellaneous news)

Skippy in the sky by the last flight of VH-OEY, Qantas 747-400, flight QF-7474 from Sydney to the Mojave Desert (via L.A.):

https://www.flightradar24.com/QFA7474/2500f1e0
by Passenger
21 Jul 2020, 20:44
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 574
Views: 359836

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

Seattle Times:
"...FAA plans 45-day public comment period on Boeing’s 737 MAX, with ungrounding not likely before mid-October...
https://www.seattletimes.com/business/b ... max-nears/
by Passenger
20 Jul 2020, 12:24
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future
Replies: 1635
Views: 560860

Re: Brussels Airport (BRU) infrastructure: future

Let’s go back to that hearing in the Belgian Parliament (Commissie Mobiliteit / Commission Mobilité) on 7th July, subject “the future of Brussels Airport after the Covid-19 pandemy”. These are some of the remarks from Arnaud Feist, CEO Brussels Airport, about future investments: Introduction: - the ...
by Passenger
20 Jul 2020, 09:45
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1575
Views: 351113

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

b.lufthansa wrote:
20 Jul 2020, 09:30
Meanwhile a second wave is starting in Belgium. I feel the worst.
Why do you post this only here, and not also in the topics Air Belgium 2020, TUIfly 2020, Ryanair in 2020, ...?
by Passenger
18 Jul 2020, 10:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2020
Replies: 61
Views: 20512

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

sdbelgium wrote:
18 Jul 2020, 10:40
Passenger wrote:
18 Jul 2020, 10:39
FR24 shows the holding, but not the reg.
D-IPVD.
Thanks - I only heared "DVD".
by Passenger
18 Jul 2020, 10:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Anomalies in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2020
Replies: 61
Views: 20512

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

ANR Antwerp Airport: around 10h15-10h30 local, a CJ2 (Cessna Citation 525A) went into a holding above Antwerp. After landing, Tower told two aircraft, waiting for take off, that a runway check for hydraulic fluids had to be done first. That check was negative.

FR24 shows the holding, but not the reg.
by Passenger
17 Jul 2020, 16:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Swissport Belgium nv/sa bankruptcy
Replies: 41
Views: 15978

Re: Swissport Belgium nv/sa bankruptcy

The liquidators have appointed auction house Auctim to sell the Swissport equipment: auction 1: https://www.auctim.com/ords/auctim/auctions/nl/auction/39342/swissport_belgium_en_swissport_belgium_cleaning Auctim: “…Ground Support Equipment (GSE), maintenance & parts…” auction 2: https://www.auctim.c...
by Passenger
16 Jul 2020, 22:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2020
Replies: 1575
Views: 351113

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2020

VRT News reports that the Belgian government will discuss the state aid on Thursday evening/night.

De Tijd reports that the Belgian government will discuss it on Friday.
by Passenger
16 Jul 2020, 13:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation
Replies: 779
Views: 156499

Re: Impact of the coronavirus crisis on aviation

Air France expands its in-flight catering offer. In an effort to improve its customers’ travel experience, Air France is gradually reintroducing some of the services that it had been forced to reduce at the height of the Covid-19 crisis... In Business class, in addition to its catering offer, Air F...