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by MD-11forever
25 Jul 2017, 11:17
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A380 news
Replies: 375
Views: 193360

Re: Airbus A380 news

Future of Airbus A380 Superjumbo Said to Hinge on Emirates Order (Bloomberg, 07/24/2017) -- Airbus SE is working on vital sales campaigns aimed at extending the life of its flagship A380 superjumbo, with outgoing marketing chief John Leahy seeking to secure orders by the Dubai Air Show in November,...
by MD-11forever
20 Jul 2017, 11:05
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A350 XWB news
Replies: 460
Views: 236847

Re: Airbus A350 XWB news

United Airlines has indefinitely delayed 4 A350-1000 aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2018: Airbus's U.S. Wide-Body Push Stalls as United Defers A350s (Bloomberg) -- Airbus SE’s push to sell long-haul jets in its chief rival’s home market suffered another setback as United Airlines became the thir...
by MD-11forever
18 Jul 2017, 08:07
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017
Replies: 435
Views: 103521

Re: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017

Stay tuned, you will know in the next episode. Never a dull moment. :D H.A. PS : BTW, what is that flight number SN1451 to Toronto. Looks like a corrective 451 to Douala. And the next episode has a happy ending. Two extra flights this morning: - SN1402 coming from JFK operated by OO-SFW - SN1452 co...
by MD-11forever
17 Jul 2017, 08:42
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017
Replies: 435
Views: 103521

Re: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017

Not the best morning for the SN long haul fleet it seems. According to the Brussels Airport arrivals page:
- SN502 from New York: Cancelled
- SN552 from Toronto: Cancelled
- SN451 from Bujumbura/Kigali: Delayed from 6h45 to 9h20
by MD-11forever
27 Jun 2017, 11:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017
Replies: 435
Views: 103521

Re: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017

Homo Aeroportus wrote: 25 Jun 2017, 21:32 As the ETA BRU was set at 01:03 for an ETD FAO of 09:25, you may now expect ETA BRU 01:30
Your estimation of the arrival time was excellent, we landed at 01h31 (and departed around 22h local time in Faro).
If I'm correct, we can file for a compensation of 400 euro per person...
by MD-11forever
25 Jun 2017, 21:42
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017
Replies: 435
Views: 103521

Re: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017

Thanks all!
And about extending the holiday: I'm unfortunately already at the small and crowded airport since 14h30 with a 3 year old...
But we got a voucher of 20 euro per person for food and drinks.
by MD-11forever
25 Jun 2017, 21:08
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017
Replies: 435
Views: 103521

Re: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017

Currently waiting in Faro for flight TB7874 to BRU. Current delay: over 5 hours.
by MD-11forever
07 Jun 2017, 16:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A380 news
Replies: 375
Views: 193360

Re: Airbus A380 news

And finally some good news for the A380: Airbus Superjumbo May Get Lifeline as Emirates Mulls 20-Jet Deal (Bloomberg) -- Emirates, the biggest operator of Airbus SE’s A380 superjumbo, is in talks about the purchase of 20 more of the double-decker jets in a move that could extend the lifespan of a pr...
by MD-11forever
31 May 2017, 16:21
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A350 XWB news
Replies: 460
Views: 236847

Re: Airbus A350 XWB news

According to Bloomberg and Interfax, Aeroflot intends to order 14 additional A350-900 aircraft. Aeroflot to Order Additional 14 Airbus A350-900: Interfax By Vladimir Kuznetsov (Bloomberg) -- Russian airline plans to purchase 14 planes in addition to 14 ordered earlier, Interfax reports, citing an un...
by MD-11forever
22 May 2017, 10:01
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017
Replies: 435
Views: 103521

Re: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2017

Bad weekend for the tour operators. Apart from TUI at CRL, Thomas Cook also had its part of problems: more than 24 hours delay at BRU because of engine problems on an Air Baltic B735: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/airbaltic/24-hours-delay-180-thomas-cook-belgium-passengers-tunisia-air-baltic-e...
by MD-11forever
19 May 2017, 13:01
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Sabena planes still flying by other airlines
Replies: 7
Views: 3341

Re: Sabena planes still flying by other airlines

Some additions: A320: OO-SNJ => EC-MEH Iberia Express 737-300 OO-SDX => YV2918 Estelar Latinoamerica OO-SDY => 9H-MTF Maleth-Aero 737-400 OO-SYC => B-2506 SF Airlines Cargo 737-500 OO-SYE => EP-FSB Sepehran Airlines OO-SYI => HZ-HAA Private owner 747-300: OO-SGD => EW-465TQ Transaviaexport Cargo Air...
by MD-11forever
12 May 2017, 16:16
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A320 and A320neo news
Replies: 187
Views: 117941

Re: Airbus A320 and A320neo news

Delta Adds $3.5 Billion of Smaller Airbus Jets as A350s Delayed Airline is modernizing its domestic fleet with A321 planes Ten long-haul aircraft deferred from delivery in 2019, 2020By Michael Sasso (Bloomberg) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. is expanding an order for Airbus SE’s A321 narrow-body jetliner ...
by MD-11forever
26 Apr 2017, 16:23
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A350 XWB news
Replies: 460
Views: 236847

Re: Airbus A350 XWB news

Finally some good news for the A350 after the Delta, American and United uncertainty: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/china-southern/has-signed-a-purchase-agreement-with-airbus-for-20-a350-900s/ Airbus Gets A350 Boost With $6 Billion China Southern Order (Bloomberg) -- China Southern Airlines Co....
by MD-11forever
26 Apr 2017, 13:13
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines starts Mumbai flights in March 2017
Replies: 114
Views: 29441

Re: Brussels Airlines starts Mumbai flights in March 2017

sn26567 wrote: 26 Apr 2017, 10:49 The return flight to Brussels with the economic mission to India was full yesterday, and Mr. Gustin (travelling on a staff ticket) had to remain on the tarmac :)
Luckily they did not try to solve it the United Airlines way...
by MD-11forever
10 Apr 2017, 10:00
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Favourite Aviation Museum
Replies: 13
Views: 3201

Re: Favourite Aviation Museum

I have visited the
- National Air and Space museum in Washington D.C.
- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles Airport

I must say I was quite impressed by those two...
by MD-11forever
14 Mar 2017, 09:17
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3972
Views: 1451112

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

[ But from what I know there are two Cathay Dragon A333's still flying that are even older. True. Those two Cathay Dragon birds were built in 1992 , while the oldest Brussels Airlines A330 was built in March 1994. Nevertheless, KLM is flying 747s that were built in 1989. Just for information: 5 of ...
by MD-11forever
09 Mar 2017, 09:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2017
Replies: 484
Views: 108411

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2017

I'd say thank God for TUIfly Belgium who seems to be the only Belgian airline that is here to stay and doing well not to mention serving every airport in the country! I agree that TUI Fly Belgium is doing great, but you cannot call them a Belgian airline either... They are part of the TUI group, wh...
by MD-11forever
08 Mar 2017, 16:10
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 797 - Boeing wants to start developing a new mid-size aircraft before year-end
Replies: 13
Views: 4059

Boeing 797 on its way?

United Looks at Boeing `Paper Plane' and Likes What It Sees Jetliner on drawing board, dubbed 797, would debut in 2025 Airline’s endorsement may help support business case for model (Bloomberg) --  United Airlines has taken a close look at an all-new jetliner that Boeing Co. engineers are developin...
by MD-11forever
23 Feb 2017, 08:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 747-8 news
Replies: 177
Views: 50763

Re: Boeing 747-8 news

lumumba wrote: 22 Feb 2017, 22:32
Only three companies fly with it I think(passengers)
Lufthansa,silk air and Air China
Three operators indeed. But Silk Air does not have 747-8I, only 747-8Fs.
It's Korean Air that also flies the 747-8I. They have ordered 10 with 7 delivered so far.
by MD-11forever
22 Feb 2017, 15:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines in 2017
Replies: 484
Views: 108411

Re: Brussels Airlines in 2017

Beer? Chocolates?
(almost the only Belgian products we can be proud on)