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Air Belgium in 2019

Post by andorra-airport » 09 Jan 2019, 15:00

Just tried to book return tickets to Hong-Kong: 2 adults , 2 children. End of April, 2 weeks, total price:

Air Belgium : 2800,-

from BRU:

Cathay Pacific: 2400,-

SAS with 1 short stop in CPH: 1800,-

I understand all depends on different dates (load factor etc.) but I hoped that they were a bit cheaper.
Why not basic 300 or 400 euro promotions ?!

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Air Belgium in 2019

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by brusselsairlinesfan » 20 Jan 2019, 23:06

Happy new year to the aviation.be/luchtzakers!

Btw, I saw one of the Air Belgium A34O in CDG last friday… nice bird!

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by BrightCedars » 22 Jan 2019, 08:22

Checked out their website this morning. Only HKG in the destinations list, what happened to the others? Will they open reservations a few days before or are they concentrating on ACMI flights?
The local leader SN is taking a pause in long-haul this year, could be the right time for KF to fly West.

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by TLspotting » 23 Jan 2019, 16:05

I went to AB HQ, nearly 2 months ago. They said they were not totally ready to open Zhengzhou as they needed news from the airport. Also, AB said they want to have a day when they can announce this new destination, and not everytime delay it (as HK), to be sure of the day when they will launch flights. About other destinations, it should be step by step as China doesn't allow to Abu airline to open routes at the same time.
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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by Passenger » 24 Jan 2019, 09:31

TLspotting wrote:
16 Nov 2018, 20:27
€4 millions from Sogepa, to Air Belgium.
https://www.lecho.be/entreprises/aviati ... 70336.html
Translated into a seat in the Board:
http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/tsv_pd ... 303820.pdf

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by TLspotting » 30 Jan 2019, 21:30

AB is going to fly for BA to Newark as from April 1st as BA 184 and BA 185...

First time AB will be in America!
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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 30 Jan 2019, 23:58

TLspotting wrote:
30 Jan 2019, 21:30

First time AB will be in America!
Isn't Paramaribo in America? ;)
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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by Mr Frost » 31 Jan 2019, 00:19

BA will use 1 AB aircraft till october

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by TLspotting » 31 Jan 2019, 07:44

sn26567 wrote:
30 Jan 2019, 23:58
TLspotting wrote:
30 Jan 2019, 21:30

First time AB will be in America!
Isn't Paramaribo in America? ;)
You got me! :lol:

Well, USA.
Mr Frost wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 00:19
BA will use 1 AB aircraft till october
I know, but I'm supposed to know this btw
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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by Passenger » 16 Feb 2019, 19:12

Operations for Air France (CDG-LOS-CDG) seems to have ended for now:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oo-abe

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by Passenger » 24 Feb 2019, 13:17

On 19 February, Air Belgium operated British Airways flight BA105 between London Heathrow and Dubai Airport with an Airbus A340 (OO-ABD). The airline, however, was forced to cancel return flight BA104 after a technical issue on the aircraft.

On 20th February, Air Belgium ferried its sister aircraft OO-ABB to London Heathrow to operate BA105 to Dubai, the same aircraft is scheduled for today’s return flight towards Heathrow (14:00 local time).

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/air- ... -aircraft/
It seems that OO-ABD is still AOG at Dubai, after landing there as BA-105 on 20th Febr around 04h00 UTC.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oo-abd

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by Pleasonton » 26 Feb 2019, 09:52

Just landed in ZRH and saw ABE, anyone knows what it is doing there?

Thanks

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by luchtzak » 26 Feb 2019, 10:45

Pleasonton wrote:
26 Feb 2019, 09:52
Just landed in ZRH and saw ABE, anyone knows what it is doing there?
Charter: SWISS Alpine Skiing Team to Sochi

KF4101 ZRH – AER 10:00 – 15:30 A343 OOABE

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by Pleasonton » 26 Feb 2019, 11:57

Thank you very much!

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by luchtzak » 28 Feb 2019, 07:23

Air Belgium will operate for LOT Polish Airlines. The initial schedule for two weeks, however, is wrong: a Facebook user told Aviation24.be that the airline already fixed a contract for two months, with a possible extension.

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/lot- ... arch-2019/

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by TLspotting » 28 Feb 2019, 11:00

I fixed it on my side for 1 day.

On the group as well.
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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by TLspotting » 01 Mar 2019, 06:59

Air Belgium OO-ABA touched the American Ground for the first time at 01:30Z!
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Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Post by Passenger » 02 Mar 2019, 18:43

Passenger wrote:
24 Feb 2019, 13:17
On 19 February, Air Belgium operated British Airways flight BA105 between London Heathrow and Dubai Airport with an Airbus A340 (OO-ABD). The airline, however, was forced to cancel return flight BA104 after a technical issue on the aircraft.

On 20th February, Air Belgium ferried its sister aircraft OO-ABB to London Heathrow to operate BA105 to Dubai, the same aircraft is scheduled for today’s return flight towards Heathrow (14:00 local time).

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/air- ... -aircraft/
It seems that OO-ABD is still AOG at Dubai, after landing there as BA-105 on 20th Febr around 04h00 UTC.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oo-abd
OO-ABD returned from Dubai today:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... d#1fab8b54

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