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by BAAV
09 Sep 2014, 19:58
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: BRU-Stockholm-Visby
Replies: 5
Views: 1945

Re: BRU-Stockholm-Visby

Ever flown a Malmö RJ100 with 6 seats abreast? nope, and I am not looking forward to that. 6 seats is way too cramped in a 'chicken' plane (thanks Stij for that phrase, we need more of those onboard!). Anyway only used to SN and Swiss Avros. I am looking forward to SN finding a noble replacement so...
by BAAV
08 Sep 2014, 21:59
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: BRU-Stockholm-Visby
Replies: 5
Views: 1945

BRU-Stockholm-Visby

30 JUL: BRU-Bromma (SN2303) - scheduled departure 9.25 The Avro OO-DWL was waiting for us at gate 40. I like this nice plane. It looks a bit like a toy and it probably also is in the hand of pilots. They are however getting a bit outdated. The flight was full, multiple people got upgraded from b-li...
by BAAV
07 Aug 2014, 09:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Aviation and the Ebola epidemic in West-Africa
Replies: 950
Views: 164317

Re: Aviation and the Ebola epidemic in West-Africa

I am not in the aviation business but the following question pops up when I read the above: why does SN opt for a technical stop, which means an extra stop for passengers to let crews stay in for example Gambia after their shift? Is the option of taking the crews back home temporarily on the return ...
by BAAV
01 Jul 2014, 20:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: BRU winter 2014 - 2015: latest news, routes, airlines
Replies: 116
Views: 51751

Re: BRU winter 2014 - 2015: latest news, routes, airlines

Not sure if this was already mentioned but De Tijd is reporting today that SN is cancelling Washington during winter, it is to become a seasonal route Selected African routes get additional flights for the winter: * Douala, Yaounde, Luanda, Kigali and Bujumbura : +1 each * Nairobi: +2 http://www.tij...
by BAAV
01 Feb 2014, 13:27
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: The Brussels Airlines press conference of 30 January 2014
Replies: 148
Views: 25362

Re: The Brussels Airlines press conference of 30 January 201

Hi Romax the article about Gustin 'M/V of the week' gives primarily background about the person. Besides that some other useful points : - Gustin's vision about SN being is that of an economic ambassador of Belgium to support the economy. For that Belgium needs a strong flag carrier, he makes the co...
by BAAV
01 Jan 2014, 16:17
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Looking back @ 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 8977

Re: Looking back @ 2013

Being an avid reader of this forum since some months, I am posting here my 2013 travel highlights (no overall stats though): 1) I got to fly for the 1st time in an A380 recently, an incredible experience (LH from FRA to Singapore with an onward leg to Kl with Singapore Airlines in an A330). Attached...