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by sn26567
14 Apr 2003, 12:39
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Recent LH flights and meals
Replies: 8
Views: 3059

Anyway, I find the dish quite small for a flight of more than 2h (if you compare it with what AZ serves to FCO for example). LH serves a hot meal to MAD, why not to AGP? Flights to AGP are filled with passengers paying cheap tourist tickets, wheras Madrid has a high load of expensive business passe...
by sn26567
14 Apr 2003, 11:54
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Cathay says it may ground fleet
Replies: 0
Views: 688

Cathay says it may ground fleet

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said it might have to ground its passenger fleet in May if the deadly SARS virus continued to scare away travelers.
by sn26567
14 Apr 2003, 11:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: American Congress agrees to $3 billion aid to airlines
Replies: 0
Views: 779

American Congress agrees to $3 billion aid to airlines

<t>Friday night, negotiators from both houses of the American Congress have agreed to an aid of $3 billion to US airlines affected by a major crisis since 11 September 2001.<br/> <br/> $2.4 billion would be available within 30 days, and the remainder would be aimed at airline employees who have lost...
by sn26567
14 Apr 2003, 10:50
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Miles and More (LH)
Replies: 6
Views: 3724

Geert,

Why don't you vote at the poll for the best FF programme at
https://www.aviation24.be/modules.php?name ... opic&t=115 ?
by sn26567
14 Apr 2003, 10:45
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Recent LH flights and meals
Replies: 8
Views: 3059

Wow! All those questions, Frédéric! :o What did you find of those meals / the service of LH in general / the comfort of the LH economy cabins? Meals : reasonably good for an airline. But I prefer to eat at 'Comme chez soi' :wink: My wife found them below average. :cry: One good note: even in economy...
by sn26567
14 Apr 2003, 10:14
Forum: Plane spotting - Rest of the world
Topic: country registration code "OO" ?
Replies: 8
Views: 3068

Frm memory, it seems that country codes started in 1920. At that time, they were of the type x-xxxx. For Belgium, it was O-Bxxx. There were only a handful of countries which had aeroplanes, hence one initial letter seemed to be enough. Why O? Well I guess that the initial B was already attributed. T...
by sn26567
14 Apr 2003, 08:56
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: 15 !! new airlinemeals added to the database
Replies: 6
Views: 2260

Very nice pictures indeed, but many of them lack comments: origin and destination of the flight, duration, description of the dishes, etc.

One little more effort?

André
by sn26567
12 Apr 2003, 13:15
Forum: Website related
Topic: New avatar-posibility
Replies: 8
Views: 3833

Sabena avatar

Too late :(

I've just picked up the Sabena avatar :lol:

As a former Sabénien, I guess I have a right to it :wink:
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 19:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: End of Concorde flights
Replies: 0
Views: 769

End of Concorde flights

See an analysis of the Concorde story in the forum
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 18:15
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Frankfurt airport has 5.3% less passengers in March
Replies: 0
Views: 794

Frankfurt airport has 5.3% less passengers in March

Frankfurt airport recorded 3.8 million Passengers in March, 5.3% less than the previous year. The alleged reasons are the slower economy, the war in Iraq and SARS.

However, cargo traffic increased by 7.5% to 143,820 tonnes.
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 18:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Ryanair completed acquisition of Buzz. Price lowered.
Replies: 0
Views: 866

Ryanair completed acquisition of Buzz. Price lowered.

<t>Ryanair has completed the acquisition of its competitor Buzz, at a price lower than initially announced. Ryanair announced today (11 April) in London that it paid only 20.1 million Euro for the former daughter of KLM, instead of the initially agreed 23.9 million Euro.<br/> <br/> Image: Buzz BAe14...
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 17:45
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing to record $1.2 billion charge in 1Q
Replies: 0
Views: 677

Boeing to record $1.2 billion charge in 1Q

Boeing Co. said Thursday it will take a $1.2 billion pretax charge in the first quarter, reflecting the depressed value of its acquisitions and the continuing slump in the worldwide commercial jet business.
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 17:15
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: SAS cuts 4,000 jobs
Replies: 0
Views: 819

SAS cuts 4,000 jobs

Scandinavian airline SAS is to cut 4000 jobs - almost 13% of its work forceof 31,000. The layoffs will affect pilots, cabin crew, ground staff, and staff in its ticket sales, technical services and ground operations, including catering and cleaning, in the three countries that own the company.
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 12:35
Forum: Plane spotting - Rest of the world
Topic: Brussels spotters-meeting
Replies: 30
Views: 12097

Thanks for the report, Luchtzak. :)

But where are the pictures? :?:

André
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 11:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BIAC 2002 results slightly positive
Replies: 0
Views: 696

BIAC 2002 results slightly positive

<t>For the aviation sector at large and BIAC in particular, 2002 was marked by the persisting crisis that followed the events of 11th September 2001 and by the stepped-up restructuring of the air transport sector these events brought about. In spite of the difficult context in which the company had ...
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 10:18
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air France to stop Concorde flights in 2007?
Replies: 10
Views: 4077

Analysis

Why economists don't fly Concorde By James Arnold BBC News Online business reporter In June 1964, a cabinet office civil servant drew up a worried memo for the Prime Minister, Alec Douglas-Home. Less than two years after the British and French Governments had signed a deal to develop the Concorde s...
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 09:30
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Recent LH flights and meals
Replies: 8
Views: 3059

I forgot to mention an important point of the return flight. On the return flight, the AGP-FRA flight was 25 minutes late, and my baggage missed the connection to BRU. I could follow the efforts to retrieve them on Internet, and the next day they were delivered at home. From FRA to BRU, I traveled n...
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 09:22
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: SN brussels Airlines new business-class glasses
Replies: 1
Views: 1838

If you are a nice, good-looking, decent guy, you can ask for a shot of champagne in those glasses in Y class as well. :lol:

André

(PS. I still have a nice collection of Sabena coffee spoons. But don't blame ME for the bankruptcy) :wink:
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 07:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: LH traffic results impacted by weak global economy and Iraq war
Replies: 0
Views: 785

LH traffic results impacted by weak global economy and Iraq war

The persistently weak global economy, the Iraq war and the spreading respiratory disease SARS had a significant impact on the traffic results of the Lufthansa Group in the first quarter of 2003. This resulted in lower load factors for passenger and cargo traffic in all the traffic regions.
by sn26567
11 Apr 2003, 02:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: SAS cuts 22 routes in Norway
Replies: 0
Views: 782

SAS cuts 22 routes in Norway

<t>Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), suffering from sharp declines in passenger counts, said Monday it will cut 19 domestic routes within Norway and three international routes. SAS will cut another 34 departures from Scandinavia.<br/> <br/> The cuts will be in effect from April 22 to June 20. The routes ...