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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by brusselsairlinesfan » 20 Jan 2019, 22:50

Do we have to understand that the brussels airlines fleet will remain stable in 2019? I mean… regarding the SN ops (not thinking about the EW ops)...

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Post by luchtzak » 21 Jan 2019, 13:22

A catering truck hit a Taban Air Bae AVRO RJ-85 (EP-TBG) at Tehran Mehrabad Airport. The aircraft got seriously damaged to flaps, fuel tanks, wing surface and maybe the wings spar. Previously, the aircraft operated for DAT - (SN) Brussels Airlines (1996-2011) as OO-DJQ and Aviatrans K as UR-CKH. Since 2015, the jumbolino is operating in Iran.

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/taba ... 85-oo-djq/

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by convair » 24 Jan 2019, 17:15

First revenue flight for OO-SFE today as SN223. And nice picture of an old Sabena DC7-C at Bujumbura airport in October 1959 on FR24! :)

Hey, not even 10 years old bird!
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by airbuske » 25 Jan 2019, 14:26

OO-SFT is already flying with the new Premium Economy cabin!
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by CTBke » 26 Jan 2019, 21:10

it is indeed, the whole new cabin will be presented shortly
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Post by sn26567 » 26 Jan 2019, 23:32

CTBke wrote:
26 Jan 2019, 21:10
it is indeed, the whole new cabin will be presented shortly
...and Aviation24.be will report! :)
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by lumumba » 27 Jan 2019, 15:01

But SFT is a 200 with PW engine almost 20 years old?!?
Is Brussels Airlines not switching to Trent????
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by RoMax » 27 Jan 2019, 15:46

lumumba wrote:
27 Jan 2019, 15:01
But SFT is a 200 with PW engine almost 20 years old?!?
Is Brussels Airlines not switching to Trent????
2 A332's have lease contracts till 2021/2022 and will stay until then. They get the new PY cabin (though with some small visual differences to fit the 'old' cabin vs the version that will be installed on the 8 A333's), the rest of the cabin remains the same as it's not worth the investment for just a few more years and both the current Y and C class are still more than OK enough.
All A333's (the 7 'new' and SFX) will get the fully new cabin, standardized galleys, etc. It's the first time ever in the history of SN that such an extensive interior retrofit is carried out.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by lumumba » 27 Jan 2019, 16:33

Thanks.
But it's a bit a pity because the C and Y class are completely worn out.
But it's understandable....
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by RoMax » 27 Jan 2019, 17:20

lumumba wrote:
27 Jan 2019, 16:33
Thanks.
But it's a bit a pity because the C and Y class are completely worn out.
But it's understandable....
SFT started flying for SN just 1 year ago (end of Jan 2017), it definitely doesn't have a worn out C and Y class. There is a big difference between 'not in new state anymore' and 'completely worn out'. Cabin interiors suffer heavily during their lifetime and need continuous maintenance and deep cleaning that's normal. You can have a 6 month aircraft with a cabin that looks 6 year old in some areas, but that should be solved soon enough if maintenance is keeping up.

The problem is often with interim cabins where there is a lack of spare parts etc, that you will see within a few months.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by lumumba » 27 Jan 2019, 17:43

RoMax wrote:
27 Jan 2019, 17:20
lumumba wrote:
27 Jan 2019, 16:33
Thanks.
But it's a bit a pity because the C and Y class are completely worn out.
But it's understandable....
SFT started flying for SN just 1 year ago (end of Jan 2017), it definitely doesn't have a worn out C and Y class. There is a big difference between 'not in new state anymore' and 'completely worn out'. Cabin interiors suffer heavily during their lifetime and need continuous maintenance and deep cleaning that's normal. You can have a 6 month aircraft with a cabin that looks 6 year old in some areas, but that should be solved soon enough if maintenance is keeping up.

The problem is often with interim cabins where there is a lack of spare parts etc, that you will see within a few months.
Ok thanks for clearing this up last time I flew it was OO-SFY.
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by sukhoi » 29 Jan 2019, 17:34

Brussels Airlines to lease in Irish CRJs from 2Q19 from ch-aviaton

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Post by sn26567 » 30 Jan 2019, 18:21

sukhoi wrote:
29 Jan 2019, 17:34
Brussels Airlines to lease in Irish CRJs from 2Q19 from ch-aviation
Likely to be the Air Nostrum ones: Air Nostrum (Spain) is now merged with CityJet (Ireland).
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by lumumba » 14 Feb 2019, 15:16

I understood that the new long haul fleet would be owned by Brussels Airlines but if you look to Air fleets there is only one A330 that is not leased?
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by convair » 26 Feb 2019, 14:31

First revenue flight for SN today of OO-SFB currently on lease to EW (with EW livery): SN201.

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by sn26567 » 26 Feb 2019, 14:56

Will SFB now remain in duty for SN or is it a temporary replacement because of the unavailability of other SN aircraft?
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Omychron » 26 Feb 2019, 16:34

sn26567 wrote:
26 Feb 2019, 14:56
Will SFB now remain in duty for SN or is it a temporary replacement because of the unavailability of other SN aircraft?
Temporary. SFB stays in DUS until the replacement arrives there. (I believe OO-SFK, not sure)

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Bel33 » 26 Feb 2019, 18:25

OO-SFO is out of active fleet... Next flight is probably to the cimetery...

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Matthias » 27 Feb 2019, 16:34

https://press.brusselsairlines.com/brus ... in-the-air

SN has announced its brand new long haul cabin!
Looks really nice IMHO

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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

Post by Bralo20 » 27 Feb 2019, 17:41

Matthias wrote:
27 Feb 2019, 16:34
https://press.brusselsairlines.com/brus ... in-the-air

SN has announced its brand new long haul cabin!
Looks really nice IMHO
Wonder if the pitch stayed the same in regular eco or not, that's not stated anywhere.

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