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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by RTM » 19 Apr 2018, 07:01

C96C wrote:
17 Apr 2018, 16:12
OO-SNM (Airbus A320, msn 2003, ex OE-IFV/D-ABNE) is on the Belgian register since today (17/04). http://www.mobilit.fgov.be:7081/bcaa/ai ... search.jsf

It is an ex (EW opby) AB aircraft leased from Arctic Aviation.
And it arrived in BRU yesterday...

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by convair » 23 Apr 2018, 23:17

RTM wrote:
19 Apr 2018, 07:01
C96C wrote:
17 Apr 2018, 16:12
OO-SNM (Airbus A320, msn 2003, ex OE-IFV/D-ABNE) is on the Belgian register since today (17/04). http://www.mobilit.fgov.be:7081/bcaa/ai ... search.jsf

It is an ex (EW opby) AB aircraft leased from Arctic Aviation.
And it arrived in BRU yesterday...
First revenue flight on April 21: SN3147 BRU-LIN.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by CTBke » 24 Apr 2018, 12:14

convair wrote:
23 Apr 2018, 23:17
RTM wrote:
19 Apr 2018, 07:01
C96C wrote:
17 Apr 2018, 16:12
OO-SNM (Airbus A320, msn 2003, ex OE-IFV/D-ABNE) is on the Belgian register since today (17/04). http://www.mobilit.fgov.be:7081/bcaa/ai ... search.jsf

It is an ex (EW opby) AB aircraft leased from Arctic Aviation.
And it arrived in BRU yesterday...
First revenue flight on April 21: SN3147 BRU-LIN.
flew it yesterday out of Manchester, they didn't even had the time to load magazines .. just the safety cards were present ..
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Matthias » 02 May 2018, 12:59

Found this on Skyliner:
Airbus A330 -342 895 OO-SFC Brussels Airlines ferried 28apr18 FRA-FCO, for paint into Eurowings cs
Will Eurowings have a second a330-300 in their fleet? I thought they were supposed to have only OO-SFB?
Someone with more information?

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Bralo20 » 02 May 2018, 13:19

So EW gets the new(er) planes while SN keeps the old ones...

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by nordikcam » 02 May 2018, 13:55

Matthias wrote:
02 May 2018, 12:59
Found this on Skyliner:
Airbus A330 -342 895 OO-SFC Brussels Airlines ferried 28apr18 FRA-FCO, for paint into Eurowings cs
Will Eurowings have a second a330-300 in their fleet? I thought they were supposed to have only OO-SFB?
Someone with more information?
If planes come to reinforce the Eurowings fleet, is there a planned date to renew the SN fleet that needs it a little bit? Or are we going to stay with the oldest aircrafts in the civilized world?

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Yuqu12 » 02 May 2018, 15:22

I really don't get the point of painting 2 330's of SN in EW colours as they normally come to SN at the end of the year. Why wouldn't they just paint it in SN-colours and use it for EW during summer? This would also mean that they can use the 330 longer at DUS, unless SFB and SFC aren't coming to Belgium after all...

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by CTBke » 02 May 2018, 18:35

another A330 is on the way for Brussels Airlines EX SQ and already painted in Brussels Colors

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Brussels ... zb9gXZKzOF
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by RoMax » 02 May 2018, 18:41

OO-SFC will fly for SN, not EW. Must be a mistake of Skyliner. Preparations are fully ongoing at SN to have it in commercial operations as from June.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Duke » 02 May 2018, 19:28

CTBke wrote:
02 May 2018, 18:35
another A330 is on the way for Brussels Airlines EX SQ and already painted in Brussels Colors
How about the interior of this plane? Still the SQ interior, or already the (new) Brussels Airlines interior?

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by DeltaWiskey » 02 May 2018, 20:14

The first Singapore one (msn 1010 - SFE) is going into storage until the new cabin is going to be fitted, at the end of this year.
SFC (MSN 895) is going to fly for Brussels Airlines this summer, in Brussels Airlines c/s. The Skyliner source seems to be incorrect.

In other news, rumours are that no more A340 will be added for the "Eurowings operated by Brussels Airlines" operation, but more ex-LH A330 instead.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by nordikcam » 03 May 2018, 18:48

RoMax wrote:
02 May 2018, 18:41
OO-SFC will fly for SN, not EW. Must be a mistake of Skyliner. Preparations are fully ongoing at SN to have it in commercial operations as from June.
Will it be to add frequencies on some lines or replace one plane with another one ? If you can share information obviously!

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by RoMax » 03 May 2018, 23:48

nordikcam wrote:
03 May 2018, 18:48
Will it be to add frequencies on some lines or replace one plane with another one ? If you can share information obviously!
As from June some existing routes will get an additional frequency until the end of the season (IAD to daily, +1 on ACC-LFW and I believe +1 on EBB-KGL), but that's more a replacement of the 3 flights lost on FIH.

No old A330 will leave immediately (not until the end of the summer season), but by adding OO-SFC already in June it will definitely relieve pressure from the heavily utilized and ageing existing long haul fleet.

By the end of the year another 'new' A333 will join (the first with the new cabin) and then some others will follow before the start of the summer peak of 2019 (actually replacing current A330's). So in winter there should be a bit less pressure on the widebody fleet anyway and as from summer 2019 the fleet should be a lot more reliable again with several of the 'old ladies' already gone by then.

Btw, for the picture above of the future OO-SFE. There's still OO-SFD in between (the 3rd ex-Cathay aircraft) and I believe that's the one joining at the end of this year as the first with new cabin and OO-SFE will start cabin retrofit at the end of the year but start flying only as from Jan or Feb 2019. Not 100% sure about that though.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by RTM » 04 May 2018, 11:04

Also, SFB is planned to transfer to SN at the end of the year. Including a repaint, it will however not get the new interior for the time being.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by sn26567 » 11 May 2018, 16:11

Brussels Airlines took delivery of one A330-300, serial 1010, ex-Singapore Airlines 9V-STF, leased from DVB Bank (Germany).
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by convair » 12 May 2018, 12:28

OO-SFC on its way from Rome after paint.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by convair » 12 May 2018, 12:59

convair wrote:
12 May 2018, 12:28
OO-SFC on its way from Rome after paint.
Sorry, I was a little too quick as I wanted to warn the spotters. It looks like they're merely moving it on the ground, maybe to help dry the paint. :) ;)

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by convair » 12 May 2018, 13:32

convair wrote:
12 May 2018, 12:59
convair wrote:
12 May 2018, 12:28
OO-SFC on its way from Rome after paint.
Sorry, I was a little too quick as I wanted to warn the spotters. It looks like they're merely moving it on the ground, maybe to help dry the paint. :) ;)
Finally took off from FCO a few minutes ago. Heading to ...BRU? DUS?

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by VEX802 » 12 May 2018, 14:37

convair wrote:
12 May 2018, 13:32
convair wrote:
12 May 2018, 12:59
convair wrote:
12 May 2018, 12:28
OO-SFC on its way from Rome after paint.
Sorry, I was a little too quick as I wanted to warn the spotters. It looks like they're merely moving it on the ground, maybe to help dry the paint. :) ;)
Finally took off from FCO a few minutes ago. Heading to ...BRU? DUS?
FRA

https://fr24.com/OOSFC/115a2742

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by convair » 12 May 2018, 14:56

VEX802 wrote:
12 May 2018, 14:37
convair wrote:
12 May 2018, 13:32
convair wrote:
12 May 2018, 12:59


Sorry, I was a little too quick as I wanted to warn the spotters. It looks like they're merely moving it on the ground, maybe to help dry the paint. :) ;)
Finally took off from FCO a few minutes ago. Heading to ...BRU? DUS?
FRA

https://fr24.com/OOSFC/115a2742
Yeap, FRA it is...our new National Airport!

Hostage? Psychological gesture towards SN employees? CS wrath?

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