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by MD-11forever
21 Apr 2016, 10:34
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: CRL will be closed Wed. 20/04/2016 morning
Replies: 67
Views: 7739

Re: CRL will be closed Wed. 20/04/2016 morning

Apparently, Belgocontrol will hire 15 temporary Atcos from Scandinavia:

http://www.standaard.be/cnt/dmf20160420_02248098
by MD-11forever
15 Apr 2016, 10:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A220 (ex-Bombardier CSeries) news
Replies: 199
Views: 105434

Re: Bombardier CSeries news

Delta Air Lines is reportedly in the final stages of completing an order for no less than 125 CSeries jets from Bombardier. Apparently it concerns a firm order for 75 CS300 and 50 options, as they are intended to replace the MD-88 fleet. Bombardier Said Close to Signing Delta in Largest C Series Or...
by MD-11forever
10 Mar 2016, 15:15
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: February 2016 statistics for SN
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

Re: February 2016 statistics for SN

On the other hand, freight decreased by more than 21%

"due to the reduced availability of cargo space on the African network as a result of the higher volume of passengers and weight restrictions on the flights"

Bring in some more higher MTOW A330s I would say!
by MD-11forever
09 Mar 2016, 13:17
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2016
Replies: 410
Views: 116957

Re: Abnormalities in BRU-ANR-CRL-LGG-OST in 2016

SN277 is on his way back to Brussels, aircraft is OO-SFZ
SN277 return2.jpg
by MD-11forever
01 Mar 2016, 10:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A220 (ex-Bombardier CSeries) news
Replies: 199
Views: 105434

Re: Bombardier CSeries news

Does Bombardier want to show it to Brussels Airlines maybe?
by MD-11forever
26 Feb 2016, 21:11
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brucargo 2016: cargo routes, news
Replies: 51
Views: 20079

Re: Brucargo 2016: cargo routes, news

I might be wrong, but I think I saw a DC-10 taking off on the 6th of February when I was on the parking of the Heizel during the afternoon.
by MD-11forever
24 Feb 2016, 08:10
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 678
Views: 429253

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

After the order for 40 737-700 planes earlier this year, United is looking to order an additional 25 737-700s: United Said to Pick Boeing Again in Snub to Bombardier, Embraer (Bloomberg) -- United Airlines is poised to order another $2 billion of Boeing Co.’s narrow-body jets, snubbing newer models ...
by MD-11forever
17 Feb 2016, 12:59
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A220 (ex-Bombardier CSeries) news
Replies: 199
Views: 105434

Re: Bombardier CSeries news

Bombardier is prepared to cut prices on the CSeries as a way to win up to 100 new orders from multiple companies, including options. Possible customers reportedly include JetBlue and Air Canada. And 75 of the 100 new orders have been disclosed, Air Canada it was indeed. Air Canada to purchase up to...
by MD-11forever
10 Feb 2016, 14:28
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: SN to Mumbai or Delhi?
Replies: 27
Views: 7009

Re: SN to MUMBAI or Delhi?

sean1982 wrote:As Lufthansa needs to decide about full ownership in april (3 Days later) I dont think the delay is in India but in FRA. LH allready has flights to BOM you see.
Or maybe there is another reason: SN simply does not have an aircraft available yet to fly the route?
by MD-11forever
01 Feb 2016, 16:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Interview of CEO Gustin: Brussels Airlines renamed Eurowings? ...and other topics
Replies: 157
Views: 31261

Re: Interview of CEO Gustin: Brussels Airlines renamed Eurowings? ...and other topics

convair wrote: BTW, I think Eurowings code is EW, not (yet) SH. ;)
I think Treeper means short haul (SH) and long haul (LH), not the airline code ;)
by MD-11forever
03 Dec 2015, 20:46
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Strange pattern above Belgium
Replies: 9
Views: 1766

Re: Strange pattern above Belgium

Apparently an American F-16 that was being repared at Sabca and made a testflight.
by MD-11forever
27 Nov 2015, 16:52
Forum: Français - Nederlands - Deutsch
Topic: beenruimte vlucht Amerika
Replies: 8
Views: 3069

Re: beenruimte vlucht Amerika

De beenruimte bij United in Economy Plus waar Stij het over had is inderdaad ruim, ik had er alleszins plaats genoeg (ben 1m88 groot).

Al denk ik wel dat het gehele product bij Brussels Airlines beter is.
by MD-11forever
13 Nov 2015, 15:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2015 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 373
Views: 109300

Re: Trivia 2015 (miscellaneous news)

Passenger wrote:Luckily this happened to un des meilleurs, and not to a carrier that puts too much pressure on its pilots.
And your point would be... ?

You cannot resist to spoil every topic into a Ryanair-bashing topic, can you?
by MD-11forever
04 Nov 2015, 11:45
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal
Replies: 3987
Views: 1465920

Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

As far as I know SFM and SFN are among the oldest A330's operating commercially? I didnt say it had to happen all at once, but adding newer airplanes to an older fleet is not going to improve dispatch reliability if used for expansion only KLM operates 25-year old 747s that are still going strong, ...
by MD-11forever
03 Nov 2015, 08:29
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Metrojet Airbus A321 - Kolavia EI-ETJ: plane crash Egypt
Replies: 75
Views: 20788

Re: Metrojet Airbus A321 - Kolavia EI-ETJ: plane crash Egypt

Apparently, the aircraft had a tailstrike in 2001. Downed Russian Jet Suffered Prior Damage Linked to Other Crashes Metrojet A321 was damaged in 2001 when its tail hit runway (Bloomberg) -- More than a decade before it burst into pieces mid-air, the Russian jetliner that crashed in Egypt on Saturday...
by MD-11forever
28 Oct 2015, 13:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Jetairfly in 2015
Replies: 279
Views: 65488

Re: Jetairfly in 2015

Jetairfly announces nine new destinations:
Out of Ostend: Rome, Nice, Burgas, Varna (Djerba is dropped)
Out of Antwerp: Ibiza, Split, Rome
Out of Brussels: Larnaca
Out of Charleroi: Rabat

Also, 4 737s will join the fleet.

http://www.standaard.be/cnt/dmf20151028_01942717
by MD-11forever
16 Oct 2015, 11:01
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 787 news
Replies: 1137
Views: 526600

Re: Boeing 787 news

Boeing's Longest 787 Jet Gets Boost in $8 Billion EVA Deal When confirmed, a sale would boost backlog for 787-10 version Longest version of plane seen as crucial for program profit (Bloomberg) -- Boeing Co.’s stretched version of the 787 Dreamliner, whose sales have slowed since its 2013 unveiling,...
by MD-11forever
15 Oct 2015, 09:18
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 787 news
Replies: 1137
Views: 526600

Re: Boeing 787 news

Aeroflot Seeks to Exit Deal for 22 Boeing Dreamliner 787s (Bloomberg) -- Aeroflot PJSC, Russia’s biggest carrier, is trying to get out of an agreement to buy Dreamliners from Boeing Co. as it seeks planes and routes from a debt-saddled airline and the market struggles in recession. “We’re trying to...
by MD-11forever
05 Oct 2015, 10:48
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Ryanair in 2015
Replies: 1125
Views: 198023

Re: Ryanair in 2015

Ryanair’s O’Leary Aims to Cut Ticket Prices to 25 euro, Welt Says (Bloomberg) -- Ryanair will seek to cut prices for flight tickets to 25 euro on average from 45 euro with the help of falling oil price, CEO Michael O’Leary tells Welt am Sonntag newspaper in an interview. - Longer-term reduction towa...
by MD-11forever
01 Oct 2015, 13:21
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2015 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 373
Views: 109300

Re: Trivia 2015 (miscellaneous news)

Cityjet have today announced that they have been awarded a major wet lease contract by SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) to operate a network of regional routes from Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm. And CityJet acquires SAS subsidiary Blue1: SAS enters into agreements with Cityjet for wet lease and sale of ...