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Post by sn26567 » 01 Jan 2017, 16:25

Sending an A380 featuring Arsenal players to Manchester? This looks like a provocation, Emirates!

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Post by Passenger » 04 Jan 2017, 14:53

Toronto Airport: the wing of a taxiing PIA 777 (Pakistan International Airlines) has hit the wing of a parked Air France 777.

http://globalnews.ca/news/3158926/two-p ... l-airport/

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Post by Passenger » 06 Jan 2017, 13:12

Collision at Frankfurt Airport this morning: a bus with 75 passengers for a Lufthansa flight collided with a luggage truck. Apparently 3 people were seriously injured. "...Nach Angaben der Frankfurter Polizei gegenüber der dpa hat sich der Unfall bei Gate A20 ereignet..."

http://www.heute.de/mindestens-drei-sch ... 63340.html

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Post by luchtzak » 10 Jan 2017, 16:10

On the United Airlines Chicago-Brussels flight 2 days ago (8th of January) the flight attendants came across something extraordinary.

A passenger was in labor and the crew came to the rescue. The flights attendants helped delivering a baby crossing the Atlantic Ocean. The flight continued to Brussels as the delivery of the baby boy was successful. Upon arrival paramedics met the mother and her baby but both were “healthy and doing just fine”. The baby will get the name of the captain, the happy mother announced in the hospital.

https://www.aviation24.be/miscellaneous/am ... -baby-boy/

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Post by luchtzak » 10 Jan 2017, 18:51

What are they doing in this movie ? On twitter it's mentioned that they are doing a de-icing procedure...

https://www.aviation24.be/miscellaneous/st ... -aircraft/

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Post by Passenger » 10 Jan 2017, 23:17

There were a lot of comments about Brussels Airport and the huge delays with the de-icing.

Maybe Brussels Airport can copy-paste de-icing, TK-style 2017?
https://twitter.com/i/videos/tweet/818794037486424065

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Post by sean1982 » 11 Jan 2017, 08:21

luchtzak wrote:
10 Jan 2017, 18:51
What are they doing in this movie ? On twitter it's mentioned that they are doing a de-icing procedure...

https://www.aviation24.be/miscellaneous/st ... -aircraft/
I've seen deicing like that once on an FR aircraft while stuck down in Montpellier with no de-icing fluid available. Aircraft was in the sun and snow became loose on the surface. It could easily be removed with a broom so that's what engineering did. Better then remaining stuck i'd say?

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Post by b.lufthansa » 14 Jan 2017, 10:01

According to flightradar24 OO-SND is at Geneva airport since 4 days.

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Post by shockcooling » 14 Jan 2017, 10:53

b.lufthansa wrote:
14 Jan 2017, 10:01
According to flightradar24 OO-SND is at Geneva airport since 4 days.
I've heard that a de-icing truck has hit the plane somewhere along the wings. Must be a tough insurance case...

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Post by luchtzak » 14 Jan 2017, 15:40

Brussels Airlines new scarf and tie - collection from my previous ties

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Post by Av24.be » 14 Jan 2017, 15:52

From Airlineroute: Brussels Airlines once again operates Munich to Brussels (SN1942) and Frankfurt to Brussels (SN1808) on 20JUL17 for Tomorrowland 2017

As usual for anticipation of Tomorrowland, Brussels Airlines already closed reservations on selected flights to Brussels 19/20/26/27JUL17

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Post by babolat-blast » 14 Jan 2017, 16:33

The tie now has added Eurowings colors...

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Post by Magiktrix » 15 Jan 2017, 00:33

Be seated. This GVA atco is incredible, start at 0.50


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Post by KriVa » 15 Jan 2017, 12:08

I saw the video a few days ago, and I really don't consider it anything special. The beacon light on the 787 is indeed remarkable, it lights up a lot brighter, and burns a quite a bit longer per "flash" than the conventional beacon lights.
If this was the first time the ATCO was handling the 787, he may have never noticed it before.
Besides, not all ATCOs, not even most of them, come anything close to being an avgeek.

Better safe than sorry. It didn't cost him anything to ask about it, and the pilot happily replied.
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Post by DIBO » 15 Jan 2017, 12:54

KriVa wrote:
15 Jan 2017, 12:08
not all ATCOs, not even most of them, come anything close to being an avgeek.
which clearly shows every now and again...and I've always found this a pity...

At least there is some hope with some of the newer generation coming up :D
Some not only 'breath' aviation, but also 'breed' aviation!! (btw, Congrats :!: and first and foremost also to @Sproetje)

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Post by luchtzak » 16 Jan 2017, 09:22

Yesterday a Lufthansa Airbus A321 (D-AISO) from Frankfurt to Moscow Domodedovo declared an emergency after a technical malfunction but landed safely at Moscow DME airport.

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Post by Sproetje » 16 Jan 2017, 18:41

DIBO wrote:
15 Jan 2017, 12:54

At least there is some hope with some of the newer generation coming up :D
Some not only 'breath' aviation, but also 'breed' aviation!! (btw, Congrats :!: and first and foremost also to @Sproetje)
Thanks, even though it's a girl, most of her clothes are plane-related at this moment :lol: she allready recognizes the sound of the JAF-Embraer ;)
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Post by Passenger » 17 Jan 2017, 22:08

Belgium and the Netherlands (and probably a lot of other countries) have issued a travel warning for the Gambia = a negative travel advice. Reason: political unrest after the president has lost the elections, with rumours of a forthcoming military intervention by some other African countries (like Nigeria).

TUI/Jetairfly has added a flight to Banjul on Tuesday to repatriate their clients (source: GVA.be).

The travel warning forbits Belgian touroperators to send (new) tourists to the Gambia. For the clients who are in the Gambia now, it's different. They cannot be forced to return with that extra flight, but when they don't use that repat flight, their return will be at own expenses.

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