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by Passenger
10 Aug 2011, 15:24
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: B737 of Thai crown prince impounded at Munich
Replies: 26
Views: 5752

Re: B737 of Thai crown prince impounded at Munich

According to German newspapers, the 737 has been released: the Thai tax payers will pay for the outstanding amount (38 mio Euro).

http://www.br-online.de/aktuell/thailan ... 869405.xml
by Passenger
09 Aug 2011, 10:54
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: German judge forbids ATC strike
Replies: 13
Views: 4239

Re: German judge forbids ATC strike

There is no strike at the German ATC today ...

Frankfurter Allgemeine:
http://www.faz.net/artikel/C30350/luftv ... 81668.html
by Passenger
08 Aug 2011, 23:42
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines suffers from rising fuel price
Replies: 20
Views: 4047

Re: Brussels Airlines suffers from rising fuel price

It's nice to see how the oil prices are going down nowadays. For today, Bloomberg announces this (close to closing time):

Nymex Crude Future : 81.10 USD (-6.65%)
Dated Brent Spot : 103.71 USD (-5.51%)
WTI Cushing Spot : 81.31 USD (-6.41%)

Source : http://www.bloomberg.com/energy/
by Passenger
08 Aug 2011, 22:04
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: HOAX:Ryanair crew treats heart attack with sandwich and cola
Replies: 22
Views: 24931

Re: Ryanair crew treats heart attack with sandwich and cola

I like the discussion about safety onboard, so please all of you: go on with that. However: do not link it to Ryanair's onboard policy please, because this hamburger story is a hoax . Just like the story of the Dutch passenger wo had booked a ticket to Sydney, Australia, but ended up in Sydney, Cana...
by Passenger
08 Aug 2011, 12:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011
Replies: 143
Views: 56099

Re: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011

Monday : seems SN2715 from BRU to GVA had to return to the gate.
by Passenger
04 Aug 2011, 13:41
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011
Replies: 143
Views: 56099

Re: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011

Thomas Cook FQ3277 from Marrakech and Agadir Al Massira : this flight was expected in BRU on Wednesday, 16h40. Around 20h on Wednesday, the flight was announced as delayed till Thursday 11h30. The flight is now announced as delayed till 19h30. Is it really till Thursday evening, or is it a computer...
by Passenger
04 Aug 2011, 12:31
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011
Replies: 143
Views: 56099

Re: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011

Today's SN359 Brussels-Kinshasa-Luanda :

10h45 ETD
11h18 departed
11h50 landing back in BRU - says BrusselsAirport.be

has it something to do with OO-SFV - the sand machine?
(see other topic = viewtopic.php?f=7&t=45438)
by Passenger
03 Aug 2011, 23:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011
Replies: 143
Views: 56099

Re: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011

Thomas Cook FQ3277 from Marrakech and Agadir Al Massira : this flight was expected in BRU on Wednesday, 16h40. Around 20h on Wednesday, the flight was announced as delayed till Thursday 11h30. The flight is now announced as delayed till 19h30. Is it really till Thursday evening, or is it a computer ...
by Passenger
03 Aug 2011, 20:19
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: German judge forbids ATC strike
Replies: 13
Views: 4239

German judge forbids ATC strike

The appeal from the unions against the verdict is expected on Wedsnesday evening, so the strike is not officially over yet. "...Die Flugsicherung hat vorerst ein Verbot gegen den für Donnerstag geplanten Streik der Fluglotsen erwirkt. Gegen diese Entscheidung kündigte die Gewerkschaft aber Beru...
by Passenger
31 Jul 2011, 13:44
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2011 Liège Airport (LGG) latest news
Replies: 162
Views: 55634

Re: 2011 Liège Airport (LGG) latest news

Saturday evening around 22h30, a Kalitta Air 747 cargo (CKS343) was in a holding pattern above LGG for about one hour, mostly at 5.950ft.

Was it trouble shooting or weather related?
by Passenger
31 Jul 2011, 12:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Priority lane against payment at Charleroi Airport
Replies: 10
Views: 3291

Re: Priority lane against payment at Charleroi Airport

David Gering was commercial director Benelux for Ryanair before becoming development director for Charleroi Airport... WAS ? Gering still IS commercial director for Ryanair. But his salary is now paid by Charleroi Airport. What are the new airlines he has attracted at CRL? Why is EasyJet not yet co...
by Passenger
31 Jul 2011, 11:24
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011
Replies: 143
Views: 56099

Re: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011

Seems Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium is having some problems today: FQ7604 to Palma (Mallorca) : delayed 07h50 -> 16h45 FQ7286 to Hurghada/Sharm El Sheik : delayed 14h25 -> 18h10 FQ7244 to Las Palmas : delayed 15h35 -> 19h00 FQ7652 to to Tenerife : delayed 15h45 -> 19h15 Only the incoming FQ from Hera...
by Passenger
30 Jul 2011, 19:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Asiana Airlines 747-400F crashes
Replies: 22
Views: 5844

Re: Asiana Airlines 747-400F crashes

NHK reports (in Japanese...) that a Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-400F made an emergency landing at Okinawa after a fire was reported on the cargo deck. I just translated the article and apparently no fire was reported, only a smoke/fire alarm sounded. Indeed : Aviation Herald has this report about...
by Passenger
28 Jul 2011, 22:18
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Turkish Airlines set for Kigali
Replies: 38
Views: 7503

Re: Turkish Airlines set for Kigali

IST (40°58'37"N 28°48'53"E) KGL (1°58'07"S 30°08'22"E) 178.0° (S) 2956 mi BRU (50°54'05"N 4°29'04"E) LFW (6°09'56"N 1°15'16"E) 184.6° (S) 3087 mi BRU (50°54'05"N 4°29'04"E) ABJ (5°15'41"N 3°55'35"W) 191.7° (S) 3181 mi BRU (50°54'05"N ...
by Passenger
28 Jul 2011, 11:33
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Turkish Airlines set for Kigali
Replies: 38
Views: 7503

Re: Turkish Airlines set for Kigali

cnc, maybe you should read what Conti764 is saying : Once SN's new product is available I wonder of which far future product you are talking about that could be superior to TK's product. For most people, a nonstop flight - or at least a direct flight - is more important then the Skytrax quality of ...
by Passenger
27 Jul 2011, 23:28
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Turkish Airlines set for Kigali
Replies: 38
Views: 7503

Re: Turkish Airlines set for Kigali

Well some people have been warning that this would happen. More and more competition are eating up SN's market bit by bit. Some other people thought that narrow-body operations to Africa are a joke. You have not "warned" about this. You had a theory about 20 x A319's, doing triangle fligh...
by Passenger
25 Jul 2011, 21:46
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air France AF447 crash into the Atlantic: Airbus A330 aircraft parts found
Replies: 167
Views: 40760

Re: AF 447 crash : aircraft parts found

sn26567 wrote:France's BEA says that the AF447 final report will be published on Friday.
Indeed:
http://www.bea.aero/en/enquetes/flight. ... 011.en.php
by Passenger
24 Jul 2011, 18:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BrusselsAirlines - the TURBOPROPS will come!
Replies: 304
Views: 116224

Re: BrusselsAirlines - the TURBOPROPS will come!

If negotiated well with BBD/ATR and financial institutions, SN may achieve to get new TP's at around half the price of A320 leases. It's still a lot more than what they pay for the RJ's. At current fuel prices, the money they save on fuel easily covers the higher lease and additionally save no less...
by Passenger
21 Jul 2011, 19:33
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 21/07/2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1571

Re: BRU 21/07/2011

tangolima wrote:Hello,

On short final VP-CME B767

ETA. 12.55 Italy Air Force A319 MM62243

Already parked at Abelag:

F-RARF French Air Force A330
OM-BYO Slovenska Republika TU-154

Greetings,
Italy Air Force : Berlusconi.

French Air Force : Sarkozy.

All going to a EU meeting in Brussels.
by Passenger
21 Jul 2011, 12:29
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011
Replies: 143
Views: 56099

Re: Abnormalities at BRU / ANR / LGG / CRL / OST 2011

Aer Lingus EI630 seems to have made a stopover at OST this morning, en route from DUB to BRU.

BrusselsAirport mentions arrival 10h47 (ETA was 09h35), coming from Dublin/Ostend.