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Post by TLspotting » 10 May 2019, 17:39

Finnair repainted its ATR72 OH-ATI (flying with NORRA) under its own brand, adding A350 mask.
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Post by TLspotting » 10 May 2019, 19:24

Via @airplusnews
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This is the first E190 rebranded into Air France HOP livery and now HOP! by Air France, which is a new milestone in Air France history.
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Post by luchtzak » 13 May 2019, 22:25

Dough! :?

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Post by TLspotting » 14 May 2019, 20:11

New Poland Central Airport first plan has been released, to replace Okecie around 2027, including 2 runways, with 45M pax capacity, and finally 4 and 100M PAX, maybe around 2033.

https://www.rp.pl/Lotnictwo/190519790-W ... -plan.html
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Post by TLspotting » 15 May 2019, 19:51

- Pilots and flight attendants at Avianca Brasil have called an indefinite strike from 18:00 local time (21:00 UTC) at São Paulo–Congonhas Airport and Santos Dumont Airport over delayed salary payments.

- 2 hours of VTC strike at NCE, blocking T2.
- 80th birthday celebrations of BHX begin.
- Finnair celebrated 50th birthday of flights from HEL to JFK.
- Air France launched yesterday direct flights from Tokyo Narita to Toulouse.
- Hainan Airlines launched today first flight between Beijing Capital and Oslo Gardermoen.
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Post by TLspotting » 16 May 2019, 16:03

IATA suspended ops of Avianca Brasil.
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Post by Passenger » 18 May 2019, 12:24

Ine Van Wymersch, the newly appointed procureur des konings / procureur du Roi for Halle-Vilvoorde -and thus for Brussels Airport- will set up a task force to tackle all criminal activities at the airport:

FR:
https://www.dhnet.be/actu/faits/incroya ... 4b5d400871
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NL:
https://www.hln.be/nieuws/binnenland/pl ... ~a4537b84/

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Post by luchtzak » 20 May 2019, 10:13

A storm tossed around this aircraft in Oman.

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Post by luchtzak » 20 May 2019, 10:49

Monday morning:

Aerodromes

EDDF (Frankfurt)
Arrivals regulated due to Thunderstorms.
High delays.

EDDH (Hamburg)
Arrivals regulated due to Single Runway Ops.
Very high delays until 1400 UTC.

EGKK (London Gatwick)
Arrivals regulated due to ATC Staffing.
Delays now reducing from high to moderate.

EHAM (Amsterdam)
Arrivals regulated due to Low Visibility.
High delays.

LPPR (Porto)
Arrivals regulated due to Radar instability.
High delays.


Airspace

EDUU (Karlsruhe)
Several sectors regulated due to ATC Capacity/Staffing.
Moderate to high delays.

EDWW (Bremen)
Several sectors regulated due to ATC Capacity.
Moderate delays.

LFBB (Bordeaux)
Several sectors regulated due to Military Exercise Tiger Meet.
Moderate to high delays.

LHCC (Budapest)
Several sectors regulated due to capacity.
Moderate to high delays.

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Post by Duigan » 27 May 2019, 01:15

Air New Zealand
This morning Air New Zealand announced that it was replacing 8 of its Boeing 777-200s with Boeing 787-10s. These will have GE engines where as ANZs existing 787s have Rolls Royce engines. They also have taken Options on 12 more Dreamliner's.

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Post by CTBke » 31 May 2019, 16:00

https://simpleflying.com/lufthansa-747- ... falls-off/ Lufthansa in trouble, couple of days ago
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Post by Passenger » 01 Jun 2019, 18:04

Passenger wrote:
13 Apr 2019, 21:41
Stratolaunch - first flight:

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Stratolaunch:
https://www.stratolaunch.com/
Update from Reuters: "Stratolaunch Systems Corporation is closing operations":
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-spac ... SKCN1T12FD

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Post by luchtzak » 07 Jun 2019, 01:27

At Hong Kong Intl Airport (VHHH), a service vehicle caught fire next to Gate D213 where a Hong Kong Airlines Airbus A330 was parking. The fire was quickly put out by airport fire service crews. No one was hurt.


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Post by Passenger » 08 Jun 2019, 18:14

Goa Airport was temporary closed after an Indian Army MiG-29 dropped a fuel tank during take off...

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Post by Passenger » 11 Jun 2019, 14:11

At 07h30 this morning, a 35 year old American man in possession of a firearm has been arrested at a security check at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. He will appear in court in Wednesday - no details are given why he had a firearm in his hand luggage.

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Post by luchtzak » 11 Jun 2019, 19:42

Passenger wrote:
11 Jun 2019, 14:11
At 07h30 this morning, a 35 year old American man in possession of a firearm has been arrested at a security check at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. He will appear in court in Wednesday - no details are given why he had a firearm in his hand luggage.
Because ... he is American!
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