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by Vic Diesel
29 Nov 2018, 12:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Lufthansa in 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 24200

Re: Lufthansa in 2018

As reported by Swiss aviation portal AeroTelegraph, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr is looking into the Boeing 787 as possible part of the Lufthansa fleet, to operate either from smaller hubs as the A350 or from the same hub but on less frequented routes.
by Vic Diesel
29 Nov 2018, 11:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Norwegian in 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 711

Norwegian in 2019

A Norwegian spokesperson announced a change in philosophy regarding some trans-Atlantic routes, as the destinations will be moved to major hubs and also the frequency will be adjusted: until 30.03.2019: LGW-FLL, 3 weekly flights from 31.03.2019-: LGW-MIA, one daily flight until 30.03.2019: LGW-OAK, ...
by Vic Diesel
29 Nov 2018, 11:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A220 (ex-Bombardier CSeries) news
Replies: 173
Views: 58565

Re: Bombardier CSeries / Airbus A220 news

Air Tanzania is to take delivery of its first A220-300 soon: the aircraft (5H-TCH) left paintshop in Mirabel (Canada) on 22 November 2018, as a tweet by Airbus shows. Air Tanzania will be the first African operator of the A220, having ordered two A220-300s.

(Source: airportal.hu)
by Vic Diesel
28 Nov 2018, 10:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: LOT wins a tender for Vilnius - London City route
Replies: 10
Views: 1123

Re: LOT wins a tender for Vilnius - London City route

More details about VNO-LCY route, by comments from officials: 1. The 5-year agreement should be signed until the end of the year; 2. LOT will start sales of tickets after signing; 3. Flights should start in May 2019; 4. The route should be flown 2x daily. I might correct here: 12 weekly flights are...
by Vic Diesel
28 Nov 2018, 10:35
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A380 news
Replies: 344
Views: 159417

Re: Airbus A380 news

Date of ANA's first A380 flight set ANA's flight operations with the A380 are set, as aviation portal AirTransportWorld reports . As already known, the two Airbuses will connect Tokio (NRT) with Honolulu (HNL). The first delivered A380 will conduct its first commercial flight on 29 May 2019 and will...
by Vic Diesel
27 Nov 2018, 15:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: News from THY - Turkish Airlines
Replies: 660
Views: 285005

Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

THY announced that it has ordered three additional B777F freighters. In addition to the initially ordered 2 examples and three further orders in January 2018, the airline's B777F fleet will grow to 8 aircraft. At the same time, THY announced that it carried 25% more cargo in the first nine months of...
by Vic Diesel
27 Nov 2018, 14:59
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Ryanair in 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 110449

Ryanair in 2019

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by Vic Diesel
27 Nov 2018, 14:55
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Wizz Air in 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 17843

Re: Wizz Air in 2019

Wizz Air announced to re-open its Memmingen-Bucharest/Otopeni connection. As of 2 April 2018, three weekly connections (-2-4-6-) are offered. Bucharest will be the fifth city in Romania (after Sibiu, Tirgu Mures, Cluj-Napoca and Temeswar) where travellers can fly to from Memmingen.
by Vic Diesel
27 Nov 2018, 14:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100 news
Replies: 202
Views: 83221

Re: Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100 news

Sukhoi got a new customer in Western Europe for its SSJ100: Adria Airways (Slovenia) signed an LOI with Sukhoi Civil Aircraft for the purchase of 15 SSJ100s. Deliveries, under a long-term lease, are scheduled to start in 2019. The two sides also signed an agreement to establish a joint venture for ...
by Vic Diesel
23 Nov 2018, 12:19
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Wizz Air in 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 17843

Re: Wizz Air in 2019

Wizz Air to re-launch Ukrainian subsidiary in 2019 Provided that all official authorizations and permit will be received in time, Wizz Air plans to re-launch Wizz Air Ukraine, that was closed downdue to the instability of the political and economic situation in Ukraine in 2015. A re-launch was deeme...
by Vic Diesel
23 Nov 2018, 12:10
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Wizz Air in 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 17843

Wizz Air in 2019

Wizz Air to strengthen its base in Budapest, announcing new routes for 2019 Hungarian LCC Wizz Air announced that it will base an additional A321 at its base in Budapest (LHBP/BUD). Together with another A321 due to arrive in December 2018 that will be based at Debrecen (LHDC/DEB), the carriers' fl...
by Vic Diesel
21 Nov 2018, 20:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Wizz Air in 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 5969

Re: Wizz Air in 2018

Wizz Air to open base in Krakow

Hungarian LCC announced it will open its fifth base in Poland at John Paul II. Airport Krakow (and the 26th base altogether), basing two of its A321s there and announcing 12 new routes, including London, Kiev, Bari, Oslo and Kutaisi.
by Vic Diesel
16 Nov 2018, 16:44
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: BRU 16/11/2018
Replies: 3
Views: 563

Re: BRU 16/11/2018

19:15 - 20:00 AUA A320 OE-LBL - first A320 in new livery, returned from the paint shop 15.11.2018
by Vic Diesel
13 Nov 2018, 12:36
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: LGG 13/11/2018
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Re: LGG 13/11/2018

KriVa wrote:
13 Nov 2018, 11:15
I have no clue why AJK would not be correct. The MD-11s of Western Global visit EBLG quite often on a Bambi callsogn.
Thanks for the info, wasn't aware that Western Cargo was flying frequently under AJK flight no. - and because N581JN arrived into EBLG under a WGA flight no.
by Vic Diesel
13 Nov 2018, 09:55
Forum: Plane spotting - Belgium
Topic: LGG 13/11/2018
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Re: LGG 13/11/2018

tangolima wrote:
13 Nov 2018, 09:30
Dep
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1540 AJK MD11 N518JN
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Is that not N581JN?
Also... "AJK" - are you sure?
by Vic Diesel
13 Nov 2018, 09:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Austrian Airlines news in 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 6771

Re: Austrian Airlines news in 2018

Planespotters noticed that the new livery of Austrian Airlines - the first newly painted aircraft, 20y-veteran A321-211 OE-LBD returned last week from the paintshop to Vienna - does not include the titles "Lufthansa Group" on the rear part of the fuselage. Speculating whether this was a mistake, an ...
by Vic Diesel
13 Nov 2018, 09:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: June 2016: Charleroi Brussels South Airport drone strike on Ryanair aircraft, reported as a bird strike
Replies: 6
Views: 1175

Re: June 2016: Charleroi Brussels South Airport drone strike on Ryanair aircraft, reported as a bird strike

"...Drone strike on a 737 in June 2016 in Charleroi (the airline shall not be named). For convenience, the PIC was asked to report it as a birdstrike..." [/i] Who asked him/her to report it as a birdstrike? M. O'L. himself... no, just kidding. It would be a bit shocking to learn if this happened du...
by Vic Diesel
09 Nov 2018, 09:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: PowdAir, a new Sion-based airline with flights to a.o. Antwerp
Replies: 102
Views: 21424

Re: PowdAir, a new Sion-based airline with flights to a.o. Antwerp

Makes me think to those mails I recieve sometimes: " congratulations, you have won 50.000.000 € with the Spanish Euromillions. Please send us 500 € for the bank transfer costs, and we'll send you the 50 mio ". Sounds quite similar to the way I inherited Nigerian gold mines, was awarded with hundred...
by Vic Diesel
30 Oct 2018, 22:26
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 25-31/10/2018 Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport
Replies: 224
Views: 15118

Re: 25-31/10/2018 Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport

I read that TUI is loading their own planes with people who are qualified to handle the equipment. OMG, I can see Michael O'Leary reading this and saying: "THAT is an idea how we call do it: having our planes loaded by the passengers themselves! They only have to attend a course (and pay Ryanair a ...
by Vic Diesel
30 Oct 2018, 21:54
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 25-31/10/2018 Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport
Replies: 224
Views: 15118

Re: 25-31/10/2018 Aviapartner strike at Brussels Airport

Most of the higer Belgian management is brand new and most don't last for more than 1-2 years. One recent idea was to start loading airplanes on the left side because alot of other activities (like fueling, catering etc) happen on the right hand side. I don't mind change and new idea's but when the...