Air Belgium in 2018

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by airtrainer » 13 Apr 2018, 20:18

Any chance for a second flight ? Given how fast the first one was sold out...

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by Shonix » 13 Apr 2018, 20:46

airtrainer wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 20:18
Any chance for a second flight ? Given how fast the first one was sold out...
Yes.
@airbelgium_off wrote:
WOW! Many thanks for your enthousiasm! Our rehearsal flight was sold out in less than 2 hours.. Due to this success, we decided to organize a second one on Saturday afternoon ! Please be ready as we’ll start the ticket sale this Monday. Who’s in ?

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by Passenger » 13 Apr 2018, 21:07

Press article about this CRL-CRL flight:
https://www.hln.be/reizen/air-belgium-z ... ~a3ea282b/

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by luchtzak » 13 Apr 2018, 21:31

Passenger wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 21:07
Press article about this CRL-CRL flight:
https://www.hln.be/reizen/air-belgium-z ... ~a3ea282b/
And on our site: http://www.aviation24.be/airlines/air-b ... scheduled/

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by luchtzak » 13 Apr 2018, 22:07

Shonix wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 20:46
airtrainer wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 20:18
Any chance for a second flight ? Given how fast the first one was sold out...
Yes.
@airbelgium_off wrote:
WOW! Many thanks for your enthousiasm! Our rehearsal flight was sold out in less than 2 hours.. Due to this success, we decided to organize a second one on Saturday afternoon ! Please be ready as we’ll start the ticket sale this Monday. Who’s in ?
Via https://www.airbelgium.com/en/flytogether

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by Bapt' » 14 Apr 2018, 09:31

At what time the booking for the preparation flight will open on Monday ?

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by Airbus330lover » 14 Apr 2018, 09:40

very good question

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by Amavro » 14 Apr 2018, 09:55

No specific time schedule (yet), we'll have to check by ourselves.

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by domtom » 14 Apr 2018, 12:06

So, with the charity flight and first flight frenzy aside, has anyone considered what will happen if/when AB gets its additional planes, and opens new destinations. Will it really fly from CRL then? I mean, can you even park so many big planes at the same time on the tarmac (assuming of course, they'd have e.g. 4 planes on the ground at any one time).

Thanks

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by Amavro » 14 Apr 2018, 12:18

Assuming the contract between AB and CRL airport is for at least 10 years, i guess the answer is yes. It depends on the slots available... Furthermore, CRL has some projects about building a third terminal. It is still possible to build more parkings for aircafts.

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by asianlao02 » 14 Apr 2018, 13:57

Amavro wrote:
14 Apr 2018, 12:18
Assuming the contract between AB and CRL airport is for at least 10 years, i guess the answer is yes. It depends on the slots available... Furthermore, CRL has some projects about building a third terminal. It is still possible to build more parkings for aircafts.
Where? I don't know if they own the wooded land between the airport and the European flight simulator. They are plenty of space there if available

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by Amavro » 14 Apr 2018, 15:49

The most likely option is to build them in lieu of the graveyard. I don't know if you know it's location ?
For the third terminal, they hesitate between building one on the top of the actual T1-T2, or building a real one to the right of the Terminal 1.

But this is not for today, and that is all what they told me during my internship last year.

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by asianlao02 » 14 Apr 2018, 20:56

Yep I know 😊 I'm gonna ask my best friend who works there

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by luchtzak » 15 Apr 2018, 23:22

airtrainer wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 20:18
Any chance for a second flight ? Given how fast the first one was sold out...
Expect booking engine of the second test flight to open on Monday morning !!

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by Boeing767copilot » 16 Apr 2018, 07:07

Departure flight 2/5 CRL-HKG
Return flight 4/5 HKG-CRL

Both are sold out in Premium and Business Class on the AB website. That's quick. :)

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by Passenger » 16 Apr 2018, 09:25

Boeing767copilot wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 07:07
Departure flight 2/5 CRL-HKG
Return flight 4/5 HKG-CRL

Both are sold out in Premium and Business Class on the AB website. That's quick. :)
First flight is usually offered to press, shareholders, key account buyers, captains of industry, ...

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by Boeing767copilot » 16 Apr 2018, 09:33

Passenger wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 09:25
Boeing767copilot wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 07:07
Departure flight 2/5 CRL-HKG
Return flight 4/5 HKG-CRL

Both are sold out in Premium and Business Class on the AB website. That's quick. :)
First flight is usually offered to press, shareholders, key account buyers, captains of industry, ...
First flight was announced for April 30, any delay?

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by MiStEr-T » 16 Apr 2018, 09:37

luchtzak wrote:
15 Apr 2018, 23:22
airtrainer wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 20:18
Any chance for a second flight ? Given how fast the first one was sold out...
Expect booking engine of the second test flight to open on Monday morning !!
I check every 5 minutes, second flight not open for the moment..

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by MIVB-reiziger » 16 Apr 2018, 12:50

12:49 and still not open... or was it open at some point this morning and sold out again?

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Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Post by VLM_Antwerp » 16 Apr 2018, 12:52

MIVB-reiziger wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 12:50
12:49 and still not open... or was it open at some point this morning and sold out again?
I'm on their website since 8 am, still didn't see anything change... :(

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