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Darjeeling
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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by Darjeeling » 15 Dec 2019, 11:40

OO-SFT stuck in Toronto / CYYZ.

Engine failed to start up upon pushback. Pax remained seated four hours on-board and they never found a suitable solution.
The rep told me the spare-part needed to come from BRU, strange since P&W is a US-Canada joint-venture...

No more YYZ flights until Dec.17th :(

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by nordikcam » 15 Dec 2019, 12:00

Darjeeling wrote:
15 Dec 2019, 11:40
OO-SFT stuck in Toronto / CYYZ.

Engine failed to start up upon pushback. Pax remained seated four hours on-board and they never found a suitable solution.
The rep told me the spare-part needed to come from BRU, strange since P&W is a US-Canada joint-venture...

No more YYZ flights until Dec.17th :(
YYZ will have been more than chaotic, Montreal will be without significant change!

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by Darjeeling » 15 Dec 2019, 16:09

nordikcam wrote:
15 Dec 2019, 12:00
Darjeeling wrote:
15 Dec 2019, 11:40
OO-SFT stuck in Toronto / CYYZ.

Engine failed to start up upon pushback. Pax remained seated four hours on-board and they never found a suitable solution.
The rep told me the spare-part needed to come from BRU, strange since P&W is a US-Canada joint-venture...

No more YYZ flights until Dec.17th :(
YYZ will have been more than chaotic, Montreal will be without significant change!
Moreover, by keeping the pax 4 hours on-board, you kill all the chances of rerouting the same night (AC, LH have later flight towards Europe from YYZ). Overnights costs are then soaring...

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by Homo Aeroportus » 16 Dec 2019, 09:10

Homo Aeroportus wrote:
13 Dec 2019, 10:20
Homo Aeroportus wrote:
11 Dec 2019, 19:42
Homo Aeroportus wrote:
11 Dec 2019, 11:41
...
One good news though :
OO-SFX that was in AMM since end of October for cabin fit is planned to run SN465 BRU-KLG tomorrow 12DEC.
Fingers crossed. If you fly to KGL tomorrow, check your gate to be a T one....
H.A.
According to FR24 SFX is still in Amman. Will not run SN465 to KGL tomorrow; replaced by SFE.

H.A.
Again postponed.
According to Flightstats.com and FR24, OO-SFX is now to operate SN223 to BJL on Sunday 15DEC.

Well, fingers crossed.

H.A.
OO-SFX still in AMN.
Was to operate SN201 tomorrow but replaced by SFB per Flightstats.com.
Now planned for the service to Ouaga as SN255 on 18DEC per FR24.

Stopped crossing fingers. Going for a candle.

H.A.

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by Homo Aeroportus » 17 Dec 2019, 00:31

OO-SFU operating SN371 to DLA diverted to Kano.
Landing there at 16:50Z, first take off attempt 4 hours later followed by a return to the apron. Another hour later she took off for Douala.

4 hours grounded + another 1h after a dry run on the runway may point towards a technical issue rather than medical I guess.
OO-SFU in Kano 20191216.png
H.A.

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by TLspotting » 17 Dec 2019, 06:54

OO-SFT on the way to Brussels from Toronto as SN9908.
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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by airbuske » 17 Dec 2019, 09:51

Homo Aeroportus wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 00:31
OO-SFU operating SN371 to DLA diverted to Kano.
Landing there at 16:50Z, first take off attempt 4 hours later followed by a return to the apron. Another hour later she took off for Douala.

4 hours grounded + another 1h after a dry run on the runway may point towards a technical issue rather than medical I guess.

OO-SFU in Kano 20191216.png

H.A.
There was no technical issue, only medical case but the aircraft couldn't leave before the landing fees were paid :?
Best regards,

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by convair » 17 Dec 2019, 10:48

Homo Aeroportus wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 00:31
OO-SFU operating SN371 to DLA diverted to Kano.
Landing there at 16:50Z, first take off attempt 4 hours later followed by a return to the apron. Another hour later she took off for Douala.

4 hours grounded + another 1h after a dry run on the runway may point towards a technical issue rather than medical I guess.

OO-SFU in Kano 20191216.png

H.A.
What about the pilots' compulsory rests in this case?

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 17 Dec 2019, 10:50

airbuske wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 09:51
Homo Aeroportus wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 00:31
OO-SFU operating SN371 to DLA diverted to Kano.
Landing there at 16:50Z, first take off attempt 4 hours later followed by a return to the apron. Another hour later she took off for Douala.

4 hours grounded + another 1h after a dry run on the runway may point towards a technical issue rather than medical I guess.

H.A.
There was no technical issue, only medical case but the aircraft couldn't leave before the landing fees were paid :?
Landing fees for medical emergencies? Is SN also expected to pay for the ambulance and the hospital costs? :mrgreen:
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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by Av24.be » 17 Dec 2019, 11:05

airbuske wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 09:51
Homo Aeroportus wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 00:31
OO-SFU operating SN371 to DLA diverted to Kano.
Landing there at 16:50Z, first take off attempt 4 hours later followed by a return to the apron. Another hour later she took off for Douala.

4 hours grounded + another 1h after a dry run on the runway may point towards a technical issue rather than medical I guess.

OO-SFU in Kano 20191216.png

H.A.
There was no technical issue, only medical case but the aircraft couldn't leave before the landing fees were paid :?
Flashback to this case: viewtopic.php?p=381721#p381721

Same thing happened. I think this is against all aviation rules. (IATA?)

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by 737MAX » 17 Dec 2019, 11:11

sn26567 wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 10:50
Landing fees for medical emergencies? Is SN also expected to pay for the ambulance and the hospital costs? :mrgreen:
Do you seriously believe this is all given for free?
Of course landing fees are charged.
Of course handling fees are charged.

Whether it’s a medical/technical/operational diversion doesn’t make a difference at all.

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by 737MAX » 17 Dec 2019, 11:14

convair wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 10:48
Homo Aeroportus wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 00:31
OO-SFU operating SN371 to DLA diverted to Kano.
Landing there at 16:50Z, first take off attempt 4 hours later followed by a return to the apron. Another hour later she took off for Douala.

4 hours grounded + another 1h after a dry run on the runway may point towards a technical issue rather than medical I guess.

OO-SFU in Kano 20191216.png

H.A.
What about the pilots' compulsory rests in this case?
You would be surprised to know how many consecutive hours crew members can work. This maximum time can be increased by two hours in case of disruptions (or even more if the crew is augmented, i.e more than 2 pilots).

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by kazansky137 » 17 Dec 2019, 11:34

TLspotting wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 06:54
OO-SFT on the way to Brussels from Toronto as SN9908.
Does flight number SN9908 has a special meaning ?
Alain.

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by jan_olieslagers » 17 Dec 2019, 11:38

positioning flight, i.e. not carrying revenue passengers or cargo.

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by Jetter » 17 Dec 2019, 12:57

Av24.be wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 11:05
airbuske wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 09:51
Homo Aeroportus wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 00:31
OO-SFU operating SN371 to DLA diverted to Kano.
Landing there at 16:50Z, first take off attempt 4 hours later followed by a return to the apron. Another hour later she took off for Douala.

4 hours grounded + another 1h after a dry run on the runway may point towards a technical issue rather than medical I guess.

OO-SFU in Kano 20191216.png

H.A.
There was no technical issue, only medical case but the aircraft couldn't leave before the landing fees were paid :?
Flashback to this case: viewtopic.php?p=381721#p381721

Same thing happened. I think this is against all aviation rules. (IATA?)
I don't think Nigerians at a regional airport are bothered by rules when they can extort some cash. It's one of the most corrupt countries on earth. :(

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by Darjeeling » 17 Dec 2019, 16:43

kazansky137 wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 11:34
TLspotting wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 06:54
OO-SFT on the way to Brussels from Toronto as SN9908.
Does flight number SN9908 has a special meaning ?
Alain.
"Callsign 99xx" is generally a technical flight / maintenance check or positioning flight. ;)

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by Homo Aeroportus » 17 Dec 2019, 18:48

airbuske wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 09:51
Homo Aeroportus wrote:
17 Dec 2019, 00:31
OO-SFU operating SN371 to DLA diverted to Kano.
Landing there at 16:50Z, first take off attempt 4 hours later followed by a return to the apron. Another hour later she took off for Douala.

4 hours grounded + another 1h after a dry run on the runway may point towards a technical issue rather than medical I guess.

OO-SFU in Kano 20191216.png

H.A.
There was no technical issue, only medical case but the aircraft couldn't leave before the landing fees were paid :?
1650 : landing
2036 : Off blocks
2040 : take off attempt, return to apron.
2140 : take off for good.

That it took nearly 4 hours for the "emergency" services to take care of the medical case and probably upload 5t of fuel I can believe it, but why the return after a first TO attempt?
Oh, they paid the landing fees but forgot the tip ?
"SN371 : take off clearance cancelled."
:mrgreen:

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by TLspotting » 18 Dec 2019, 15:48

Brussels Airlines will discontinue the Turin-Brussels route – Turin and Belgium remain connected by Ryanair

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by convair » 18 Dec 2019, 16:02

OO-SFP landed at AMM from DUS about 30 minutes ago as SN9903. Maintenance? Retrofit? Repaint?

OO-SFX currently taxiing at AMM as SN9910 (in preparation for T.O. at last?); due to do SN359 BRU-LAD tomorrow.

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Re: Brussels Airlines in 2019

Post by kazansky137 » 18 Dec 2019, 23:43

ADS-B ALERT
44CCD8 OO-SFX
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OO-SFX is now back in the belgian sky !

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