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Re: BRU summer 2011: latest news, routes, airlines

Post by RoMax » 20 Nov 2010, 14:51

Previously I already posted the upgrades of some European flights operated by SN. One of them was Prague wich would get 1 daily A319 and 2 daily RJ, but it would stay 3 daily when I checked it. When a friend of my searched for flights to PRG, he found 4 daily flights operated by SN to PRG. So I checked it and indeed, PRG will be 4 daily as from 28 March.

If I'm correct, it will be a new evening flight with overnight in PRG operated by RJ85, but I'm not sure as I don't know the shedule of the PRG flights this winter. CSA will keep it 3 daily.
Prague must be a popular destination for SN if they are upgrading it from 3 daily RJ to 3 daily RJ and 1 daily A319.

So with an extra daily flight to PRG by RJ85, HNN, BRS and NCL loaded as RJ85 operated, adding 2 A320's and several A319's replacing RJ's (CPH, MXP, TXL, HAM, GVA, PRG, GOT (734)) it seems SN is going to expand pretty much.

And what about the rumours about LCY and IST, will they become true?

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Post by tolipanebas » 20 Nov 2010, 20:37

A nightstop in PRG is dearly needed to offer morning connectivity ex-Chech Republic, especially now that CSA has stopped all its flights to the UK while SN is working hard to become a hub for flights from secondary UK destinations to continental Europe once again.

Another place which would do well seeing a nightstop service added is NCE as it would offer connectivity to SN's AFI destinations as well as to the flights operated by their North American partners. Sadly, it's not in the system right now, although there will also be a 4th flight added as from next season.

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Post by rix » 24 Nov 2010, 16:34

Talking about Newcastle, this could be of interest:
http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2010/1 ... ACING.html

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Post by FLYAIR10 » 24 Nov 2010, 23:39

Regi wrote:I have no clue what we Belgians have to do in Newcastle. The few times I have been there, I was happy there is a great highway that brings you quickly around Newcastle. And each time again, I am so surprised by this rusted landmark, the Angel of the North.
Just to give an example what Belgians bring to NCL. A few years ago,within the framework of a project, I went to Newcastle 3 times within a 6 months period. To the north of the city is a town called Morpeth in which there is a rather big pharmaceutical plant. I guess that in that period our company alone already bought some 50-60 SN return tickets BRU-NCL .
I remember that every flight I was on (bae146/ARJ) was close to 75-80% full. Our UK colleagues who were based at Newcastle told us they liked the connection via Brussels and they used SN for travelling to other European cities. One of the aspects they appreciated was the frequency of flights.(3-4 a day)
When the frequency decreased to 2-1 flights/day, they started to look for alternatives and the SN-flts became less interesting for them. So, indeed, frequency matters..
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Post by regi » 25 Nov 2010, 00:06

FLYAIR10 wrote:
Regi wrote:I have no clue what we Belgians have to do in Newcastle. The few times I have been there, I was happy there is a great highway that brings you quickly around Newcastle. And each time again, I am so surprised by this rusted landmark, the Angel of the North.
Just to give an example what Belgians bring to NCL. A few years ago,within the framework of a project, I went to Newcastle 3 times within a 6 months period. To the north of the city is a town called Morpeth in which there is a rather big pharmaceutical plant. I guess that in that period our company alone already bought some 50-60 SN return tickets BRU-NCL .
I remember that every flight I was on (bae146/ARJ) was close to 75-80% full. Our UK colleagues who were based at Newcastle told us they liked the connection via Brussels and they used SN for travelling to other European cities. One of the aspects they appreciated was the frequency of flights.(3-4 a day)
When the frequency decreased to 2-1 flights/day, they started to look for alternatives and the SN-flts became less interesting for them. So, indeed, frequency matters..
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Interesting reply. By the way, did you also have contact with travellers who went to the LARGE paper factory half an hour from Newcastle ,
Your reply about the interest from UK travellers corresponds with a previous remark that SN gives ( gave?) nice connections through Brussels.

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Post by Stij » 25 Nov 2010, 08:15

I remember in the old Sabena days that Sabena was known in the UK for quick and good day-return connections to Italy and Germany. Maybe these days could come back...

Strange but true... in those days (before Schengen) changing planes was easier as everything was behind border control. Maybe the A-Pier should be extended quickly for SN and BRU to play their role better as a Hub for Non-Schengen (North-West: UK, Ireland and USA) / Schengen (South-East: France, Italy and Eastern-Schengen-Europe). The North-South traffic is completely Schengen if I'm not mistaken.

Cheers,

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Post by RoMax » 29 Nov 2010, 18:05

In Brussels Airport November airline news:
Based on the overwhelming success of the start of the route in summer 2010, Middle East Airlines plans to further expand its operation between Brussels and Beirut in summer 2011. Frequency will grow from the current 3 weekly operations to 4 weekly, and up to 5 weekly during the peak summer months.
So 4 weekly in S11 and even 5 weekly during peak months (July and August?)

Other things mentioned: Egyptair daily in S11. SN from 3 to 4 daily PRG in S11.

http://bruairport.fb.email.addemar.com/ ... index.html

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Post by Atlantis » 29 Nov 2010, 20:04

MR_Boeing wrote:In Brussels Airport November airline news:
Based on the overwhelming success of the start of the route in summer 2010, Middle East Airlines plans to further expand its operation between Brussels and Beirut in summer 2011. Frequency will grow from the current 3 weekly operations to 4 weekly, and up to 5 weekly during the peak summer months.
So 4 weekly in S11 and even 5 weekly during peak months (July and August?)

Other things mentioned: Egyptair daily in S11. SN from 3 to 4 daily PRG in S11.

http://bruairport.fb.email.addemar.com/ ... index.html
Egyptair was already known that they would ge daily as from S11.
Ethiopian Airlines is also going daily as from S11.

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Post by RoMax » 29 Nov 2010, 20:19

Atlantis wrote: Egyptair was already known that they would ge daily as from S11.
Ethiopian Airlines is also going daily as from S11.
Yes I know, but I just mentionned it again because it was mentionned again in the Brussels Airport airline news letter.

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Post by sdbelgium » 30 Nov 2010, 17:46

AnadoluJet will be offering 5 weekly flights to Ankara, as from 27MAR11. Winter 2010-2011 was 3 weekly, Summer 2010 4 weekly.

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Post by Atlantis » 02 Dec 2010, 19:56

Jetairfly is going to continue their new flights to Colombo, Male and La Romana during S11. Those are new destinations since W10.

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Post by kookongsi » 09 Dec 2010, 08:56

Hi all,

has someone already news on which routes the SN A320's will be deployed besides the charter destinations?

Greetz

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Post by airbuske » 09 Dec 2010, 15:02

kookongsi wrote:Hi all,

has someone already news on which routes the SN A320's will be deployed besides the charter destinations?

Greetz

Malaga, Nice, Madrid, Vienna, Barcelona, Lisbon
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Post by RoMax » 09 Dec 2010, 17:44

airbuske wrote:
Malaga, Nice, Madrid, Vienna, Barcelona, Lisbon
Will Tel Aviv get the A320?

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Post by Sabena320 » 16 Dec 2010, 12:16

According to a topic on A.net Etihad is to increase its Brussels flights for next summer from 6 times to 8 times a week. Anyone with more info on it?

"During S11 EY plans to boost frequencies to

- Brussels : from 6xw to 8xw
- Geneva : from 5 too 7xw
- Paris : from 10 to 14xw
- Milan : from 5xw to 7xw"

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Post by Bralo20 » 16 Dec 2010, 12:33

Currently only loaded 6x in the system.

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Post by Bralo20 » 16 Dec 2010, 12:40

Small correction, the info is correct:

[KVS Availability Tool 6.0.2/Diamond - Amadeus: Timetable/NL-BCDF]

Code: Select all

BRU  Brussels Metro / Brussels National BE = BRU CRL [EBBR]
AUH  Abu Dhabi Intl AE [OMAA]
MON  08 Aug 2011 - 15 Aug 2011

Carrier    Flight  From  Depart    To    Arrive    A/C  St  Frequency | Dur'n | Dep T | Arr T | Effect | Ending | Exceptions
---------  ------  ----  --------  ----  --------  ---  --  ----------------------------------------------------------------
EY         58      BRU   11:20     AUH   20:00     332  0   --345-7     06:40       M       3   31 Jul   06 Oct
EY         56      BRU   22:15     AUH   06:55 +1  EQV  0   1----6-     06:40       M       3   08 Aug   15 Aug
EY         56      BRU   22:20     AUH   07:00 +1  332  0   -2--5--     06:40       M       3   29 Mar   28 Oct

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Post by sn26567 » 16 Dec 2010, 12:43

From Airline Route today:

Abu Dhabi – Brussels eff 31JUL11 Increase from 6 to 8 weekly

Code: Select all

EY057 AUH0245 – 0755BRU 332 x126
EY055 AUH0910 – 1420BRU 330 x347

EY058 BRU1120 – 2000AUH 332 x126
EY056 BRU2215 – 0655+1AUH 330 16
EY056 BRU2220 – 0700+1AUH 332 25

EY057/058 till 30JUL11 operates Day 347
EY055/056 till 30JUL11 operates Day 125
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Post by sdbelgium » 16 Dec 2010, 12:43

Two daily flights should indeed be on Fridays and one of the 8 frequencies should be the new A333.

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Post by SabenaForever » 16 Dec 2010, 21:43

sdbelgium wrote:Two daily flights should indeed be on Fridays and one of the 8 frequencies should be the new A333.
The Airbus 333 flight will be on Saturday! ;)

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