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Ansett
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Re: Brussels Airlines' fleet renewal

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Does anybody know how much it cost to put that aircraft in a special livery (like Magritte or the smurfs) ? Maybe we can launch a crowdfunding (I am serious). No need to organize a new contest. There were excellent entries in the previous one.

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I guess if they intented to repaint OO-SFH, it would also have been done in AMM?
Or are the planes (re)painted at a different location?

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Or will they give OO-SFH a Star Alliance livery?

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Ansett wrote:
17 Feb 2020, 11:26
Maybe we can launch a crowdfunding (I am serious).
Nothing against your enthusiasm and commitment Ansett, but a crodwfunding for a commercial company part of a huge airline group with thousands of rich shareholders sounds... a bit weird at least :?

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In any business the brand is the most important thing, this can only mean two things:

1. They are broke
2. A re-brand is planned

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BrightCedars wrote:
17 Feb 2020, 14:21
In any business the brand is the most important thing, this can only mean two things:

1. They are broke
2. A re-brand is planned
It would therefore be a state secret !

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nordikcam wrote:
17 Feb 2020, 14:28
BrightCedars wrote:
17 Feb 2020, 14:21
In any business the brand is the most important thing, this can only mean two things:

1. They are broke
2. A re-brand is planned
It would therefore be a state secret !
there's no money for a rebrand ....
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If money is the issue, they'd have done OO-SFH in the same style as OO-SFF, all white belly with only the b-tail and name...

I guess it's going to be repainted somewhere else. After all it's still the basic CX-scheme with a white tail.

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OO-SFH will be repainted at the end of april.
Best regards,

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Well, it's going to fly painted like that: scheduled for SN201 to Dakar on Thursday

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OO-SFH streching her legs in a dry run.

OO-SFH 20200218.png


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OO-SFU left Brussels, heading to Pinal Air Park in Arizona, to be scrapped.
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Update SN A330 fleet

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Hi,

Could anybody provide an update on the SN's A330 fleet after the departure of OO-SFU to the States for scrapping?
Thanks

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Belgaviation wrote:
09 Apr 2020, 10:53
Hi,

Could anybody provide an update on the SN's A330 fleet after the departure of OO-SFU to the States for scrapping?
Thanks
A332 :

# Registration Type MSN Del.-Date Age Base Livery Status Remark

1 OO-SFT A330-223 291 06.09.1999 20,6 SN parked @ BRU ex LX,WK // new prem. eco // to leave fleet 2022
2 OO-SFU A330-223 324 26.05.2000 19,9 SN part-out & scrap @ MZJ ex SN,LH,LX,VC
3 OO-SFZ A330-223 249 11.12.1998 21,3 SN parked @ BRU ex LX // new premium eco // to leave fleet 2021

A333 :

1 OO-SFB A330-342 915 01.05.2008 11,9 EW parked @ BRU ex CX // new cabin
2 OO-SFC A330-342 895 23.01.2008 12,2 SN parked @ BRU ex CX // new cabin
3 OO-SFD A330-342 959 27.10.2008 11,5 SN maintenance @ AMM ex CX // new cabin
4 OO-SFE A330-343X 1010 29.04.2009 11,0 BRU SN reserve A/C ex SQ // new cabin
5 OO-SFF A330-343X 1132 25.06.2010 9,8 SN cabin-fit @ AMM ex SQ
6 OO-SFG A330-343X 983 17.02.2009 11,1 BRU SN reserve A/C ex SQ // new cabin
7 OO-SFH A330-342 679 27.07.2005 14,7 SN parked @ BRU ex CX // new cabin // paint APR20
8 OO-SFJ A330-343X 701 04.11.2005 14,4 EW parked @ BRU ex LH // wetlease for EW
9 OO-SFK A330-343X 570 03.03.2004 16,1 EW parked @ BRU ex LH // wetlease for EW
10 OO-SFL A330-343X 579 31.03.2004 16,0 BRU EW reserve A/C ex LH // wetlease for EW
11 OO-SFP A330-343X 645 28.01.2005 15,2 BRU EW reserve A/C ex LH // wetlease for EW
12 OO-SFX A330-343X 1085 05.02.2010 10,2 SN parked @ BRU ex SQ // new premium economy

Source : https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/brussels
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Why did SFU go first?
It was the youngest of the 3 remaining A330-200's.
But I guess it had the highest number of flight hours and cycles?

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Duke wrote:
11 Apr 2020, 10:23
Why did SFU go first?
It was the youngest of the 3 remaining A330-200's.
But I guess it had the highest number of flight hours and cycles?

Duke
Or shortest lease period left. That would make it the cheapest to get rid off.

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Re: Update SN A330 fleet

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TLspotting wrote:
09 Apr 2020, 12:24
Belgaviation wrote:
09 Apr 2020, 10:53
Hi,

Could anybody provide an update on the SN's A330 fleet after the departure of OO-SFU to the States for scrapping?
Thanks
A332 :

# Registration Type MSN Del.-Date Age Base Livery Status Remark

1 OO-SFT A330-223 291 06.09.1999 20,6 SN parked @ BRU ex LX,WK // new prem. eco // to leave fleet 2022
2 OO-SFU A330-223 324 26.05.2000 19,9 SN part-out & scrap @ MZJ ex SN,LH,LX,VC
3 OO-SFZ A330-223 249 11.12.1998 21,3 SN parked @ BRU ex LX // new premium eco // to leave fleet 2021

A333 :

1 OO-SFB A330-342 915 01.05.2008 11,9 EW parked @ BRU ex CX // new cabin
2 OO-SFC A330-342 895 23.01.2008 12,2 SN parked @ BRU ex CX // new cabin
3 OO-SFD A330-342 959 27.10.2008 11,5 SN maintenance @ AMM ex CX // new cabin
4 OO-SFE A330-343X 1010 29.04.2009 11,0 BRU SN reserve A/C ex SQ // new cabin
5 OO-SFF A330-343X 1132 25.06.2010 9,8 SN cabin-fit @ AMM ex SQ
6 OO-SFG A330-343X 983 17.02.2009 11,1 BRU SN reserve A/C ex SQ // new cabin
7 OO-SFH A330-342 679 27.07.2005 14,7 SN parked @ BRU ex CX // new cabin // paint APR20
8 OO-SFJ A330-343X 701 04.11.2005 14,4 EW parked @ BRU ex LH // wetlease for EW
9 OO-SFK A330-343X 570 03.03.2004 16,1 EW parked @ BRU ex LH // wetlease for EW
10 OO-SFL A330-343X 579 31.03.2004 16,0 BRU EW reserve A/C ex LH // wetlease for EW
11 OO-SFP A330-343X 645 28.01.2005 15,2 BRU EW reserve A/C ex LH // wetlease for EW
12 OO-SFX A330-343X 1085 05.02.2010 10,2 SN parked @ BRU ex SQ // new premium economy

Source : https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/brussels
Thank you very much for this very appreciated detailed overview.

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Regarding the medium haul fleet, I wonder how SN will proceed : will they put on hold the A320s over the A319s?

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brusselsairlinesfan wrote:
12 Apr 2020, 21:10
Regarding the medium haul fleet, I wonder how SN will proceed : will they put on hold the A320s over the A319s?
Difficult question as it is too early to guess how traffic will resume when the corona crisis will be over. But I guess it will be more or less like at the beginning of SN Brussels Airlines (or rater DAT) after the bankruptcy of Sabena. The airline started with only small Avro RJ85 and RJ100 aircraft. As traffic grew, they added 3 A319s, and then more of the same, and only much later the A320s. One can imagine a similar scenario at the end of the crisis.
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Hi,

Then ... cheap leased fast filling aircraft...

But now.. no more 'small' aircraft, no cheap leases...
All cheap? small leases were send away..

So level field is quite different after the crisis...
Not a big issue of economy resumes quickly..
Guess a big chunk of A320 must leave asap...

But if economy won't return quickly.. :/
Travel bans extended until july/August... Spain closed for months... ??
Luckily oil is cheap enough to heal quicker...


No such thing of a big return to normal I guess.. :/

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