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by sn26567
27 Apr 2003, 10:46
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus sticks with delivery target but warns on SARS
Replies: 0
Views: 1129

Belgian tour operators cancel trips to China and Vietnam

Speaking of SARS, Jet Air/VTB announced the cancellation of all its organised tours to China and Vietnam until 4 July.

And Best Tours, specialist of Asia, also cancelled tours to China.
by sn26567
27 Apr 2003, 10:42
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Sabena - one year ago. A tribute.
Replies: 12
Views: 3506

Sabena: Razzia on thousands of items offered for sale

More than 3.000 persons visited the Sabena hangar at Brussels national airport Saturday, on the first day of exhibition of hundreds of thousands of various objects, gadgets, furniture, vehicles and art collection that belonged to the former national airline. Even more people are expected today (Sund...
by sn26567
26 Apr 2003, 17:54
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Ryanair fares 50% cheaper than Easyjet's high fares!
Replies: 2
Views: 1543

Great, Minos :wink:

This was also mentioned on the funny website called (hold your breath :? ) http://www.welovetheiraqiinformationminister.com :twisted:
by sn26567
25 Apr 2003, 17:24
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Lufthansa: response to FlyNet has been extremely positive
Replies: 1
Views: 1409

Minos,

This news item was already mentioned in Luchtzak's Latest News on 23 April, at https://www.aviation24.be/modules.php?name ... =1&thold=0
by sn26567
25 Apr 2003, 13:45
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: LOT buys 10 Embraer 170
Replies: 0
Views: 1484

LOT buys 10 Embraer 170

<t>LOT yesterday signed in Paris an agreement with Brasilian plane-maker Embraer to buy ten 70-seat regional jets Embraer 170. Six of them will be delivered in 2004 and four in 2005.<br/> <br/> The current fleet of LOT is composed of 51 modern aircraft, namely Boeing 737 and 767, ATR 42 and 72 and E...
by sn26567
25 Apr 2003, 08:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Sabena - one year ago. A tribute.
Replies: 12
Views: 3506

Remember, you all who have tears in the eyes when the name Sabena is pronounced. It is on 5 and 6 May that the most valuable pieces of the Sabena art collection will be auctioned. :( This includes René Magritte's "Bird in the Sky" that has been the long-lasting symbol of our defunct national airline...
by sn26567
25 Apr 2003, 01:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: American may file
Replies: 0
Views: 755

American may file

American Airlines is prepared to file for bankruptcy Thursday if it is unable to salvage cost-cutting deals jeopardized by employee anger over executive perks, according to two elected officials who met with management and labor leaders Wednesday.
by sn26567
24 Apr 2003, 21:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Analysis of the Concorde story
Replies: 0
Views: 665

Analysis of the Concorde story

There is a detailed analysis of the Concorde story in La Libre Belgique dated 23 April 2003 (in French).
by sn26567
24 Apr 2003, 20:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: PrivatAir receives its first Airbus A319
Replies: 0
Views: 1015

PrivatAir receives its first Airbus A319

<t>Business aviation specialist PrivatAir has received its first Airbus A319 at the Airbus delivery centre in Hamburg, Germany. This is the first Airbus aircraft in PrivatAir’s fleet, making the airline a new Airbus operator. The aircraft delivered now is the first of four A320 Family aircraft, that...
by sn26567
24 Apr 2003, 19:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: JetBlue places order for 65 Airbus A320s
Replies: 0
Views: 1199

JetBlue places order for 65 Airbus A320s

<t>New York low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways has placed an order for a further 65 firm Airbus A320 aircraft, plus options for an additional 50 A320s. The newly ordered aircraft will be delivered starting in 2004 and running through 2011. Each will feature IAE V2500 engines, paralleling the rest of J...
by sn26567
24 Apr 2003, 11:29
Forum: Plane spotting - Rest of the world
Topic: DUB is lacking Boeing 747s
Replies: 26
Views: 6874

MS759 (Boeing 777-200) arrives from Cairo on Fridays at 14:50.

25R or L? Depends on the humour of ATC :wink:
by sn26567
24 Apr 2003, 09:30
Forum: Website related
Topic: Sticky topic
Replies: 5
Views: 2052

Thanks, Kenny. :D

Second question: who decides that a topic becomes sticky? :?:
by sn26567
24 Apr 2003, 09:16
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air France to stop Concorde flights in 2007?
Replies: 10
Views: 4068

Analysis

There is a new detailed analysis of the Concorde story in La Libre Belgique dated 23 April 2003 (in French).
by sn26567
24 Apr 2003, 08:46
Forum: Website related
Topic: Sticky topic
Replies: 5
Views: 2052

Sticky topic

Luchtzak,

What does it mean when a topic of the forum becomes "sticky"? :roll:

My fingers still do not stick to the keyboard :wink:
by sn26567
23 Apr 2003, 17:46
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: SN Brussels Airlines soon to America?
Replies: 3
Views: 1800

You are probably right. The AA codeshare is to Chicago, not New York. It should start some time in the summer.
by sn26567
23 Apr 2003, 13:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: European airlines report ongoing passenger losses
Replies: 0
Views: 856

European airlines report ongoing passenger losses

<t>Fourth week of war-related losses compounded by Far East health fears<br/> <br/> Latest figures from the Association of European Airlines show traffic continuing to fall below last year’s already-depressed levels. The AEA’s latest release covers the week which ended on April 13th, or days 19-25 o...
by sn26567
23 Apr 2003, 10:42
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Pratt & Whitney will build the engines of Airbus A400M
Replies: 0
Views: 746

Pratt & Whitney will build the engines of Airbus A400M

The Canadian division of Pratt & Whitney, daughter of United Technologies, will get an order of 4.2 billion euro for the engines of the A400M, the new miltary transport plane of Airbus, according to Handelsblatt published this Wednesday.
by sn26567
23 Apr 2003, 10:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Banks will not extend credits to Swiss
Replies: 0
Views: 719

Banks will not extend credits to Swiss

The banks Crédit Suisse and UBS will not extend a credit of 500 million franc that they had granted to the ailing airline Swiss.
by sn26567
23 Apr 2003, 00:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Southern China Airlines could buy 30 Airbus A320
Replies: 0
Views: 899

Southern China Airlines could buy 30 Airbus A320

<t>The Chinese Southern Airlines would buy some 30 Airbus A320, according to French governmental sources quoted Tuesday. The order would be worth some 700 million euros. <br/> <br/> Airbus has sold 170 planes in China until now and Southern Airlines owns already 20 A320. The catalog price of an Airb...
by sn26567
22 Apr 2003, 22:11
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Strange SWISS price policy
Replies: 3
Views: 2112

This all reminds me a former experience with Sabena, when I flew BRU-JNB (via Kinshasa, at that time) with a JFK-BRU-JNB return ticket that cost me less than the BRU-JNB return ticket. Of course, as I was regularly flying to NYC, the JFK-BRU (free) return ticket could be easily used.