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Re: BRU Summer 2020: news, new routes, airlines

Post by luchtzak » 14 Sep 2019, 09:21

So, KLM is going to drop one of its five daily flights between Brussels Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol and replace it by a train. Not via Brussels Airport but from the railway stations in Brussels.

A dedicated topic about this item has been created here: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=67154

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Post by Atlantis » 14 Sep 2019, 23:01

Hainan will not resume daily flights to Beijing as from next Summer season but only 5 times a week. The A333 stays the aircraft on that route.

The Shenzhen flight will go down again to twice a week

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Post by VoloperTe » 15 Sep 2019, 14:20

Good afternoon everybody i'm happy to be here as a new member !

Dear Atlantis,
What happen with Hainan Airlines for Brussels? No more Shanghai, no daily flights to Beijing and reduced flights to Shenzhen... Hainan plans to leave the airport in the future??

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Post by sn26567 » 15 Sep 2019, 17:44

Welcome to Aviation24.be, VoloperTe!
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Post by SabenaForever » 15 Sep 2019, 18:29

United Airlines: Newark – Brussels eff 13FEB20 777-200ER replaces 787-10

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Post by sn26567 » 15 Sep 2019, 18:36

SabenaForever wrote:
15 Sep 2019, 18:29
United Airlines: Newark – Brussels eff 13FEB20 777-200ER replaces 787-10
So far for United switching all its Brussels flights to Dreamliners :?
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Post by SabenaForever » 15 Sep 2019, 18:37

VoloperTe wrote:
15 Sep 2019, 14:20
Good afternoon everybody i'm happy to be here as a new member !

Dear Atlantis,
What happen with Hainan Airlines for Brussels? No more Shanghai, no daily flights to Beijing and reduced flights to Shenzhen... Hainan plans to leave the airport in the future??
Well i think, the not good financial status of the airline is one of the reasons. And it is not BRU only. They closed a lot of International routes the last weeks.

Dublin-Shenzen
Shanghai-Tel Aviv
Xian-Melbourne
Beijing-Calgary
Beijing-Las Vegas

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Post by SabenaForever » 15 Sep 2019, 18:43

sn26567 wrote:
15 Sep 2019, 18:36
SabenaForever wrote:
15 Sep 2019, 18:29
United Airlines: Newark – Brussels eff 13FEB20 777-200ER replaces 787-10
So far for United switching all its Brussels flights to Dreamliners :?
I just checked United’s website. And the 787-10 is coming back on the route from 29 march.

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Post by Atlantis » 15 Sep 2019, 18:47

VoloperTe wrote:
15 Sep 2019, 14:20
Good afternoon everybody i'm happy to be here as a new member !

Dear Atlantis,
What happen with Hainan Airlines for Brussels? No more Shanghai, no daily flights to Beijing and reduced flights to Shenzhen... Hainan plans to leave the airport in the future??
The HNA group is not in a good shape. They sell some parts of the group.
So far no single indication that they want to leave.

Let's hope they will do better in the future

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Post by Conti764 » 15 Sep 2019, 20:25

Atlantis wrote:
15 Sep 2019, 18:47
VoloperTe wrote:
15 Sep 2019, 14:20
Good afternoon everybody i'm happy to be here as a new member !

Dear Atlantis,
What happen with Hainan Airlines for Brussels? No more Shanghai, no daily flights to Beijing and reduced flights to Shenzhen... Hainan plans to leave the airport in the future??
The HNA group is not in a good shape. They sell some parts of the group.
So far no single indication that they want to leave.

Let's hope they will do better in the future
A major setback to the very ambitious plans they once had...

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Post by BrightCedars » 16 Sep 2019, 08:28

Could this open the door for SN to operate to China, at least PEK? I mean it's too big of a market to be absent.

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Post by Conti764 » 16 Sep 2019, 09:09

BrightCedars wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 08:28
Could this open the door for SN to operate to China, at least PEK? I mean it's too big of a market to be absent.
If the market really is there, I'd rather guess Air China would jump in.

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Post by Atlantis » 16 Sep 2019, 13:44

Conti764 wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 09:09
BrightCedars wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 08:28
Could this open the door for SN to operate to China, at least PEK? I mean it's too big of a market to be absent.
If the market really is there, I'd rather guess Air China would jump in.
SN has no planes for this and it would be a totally unknown adventure for them. Better for SN is to work further in Africa where they still can make some money as they are known on the continent.

Regarding HU and China. There is for sure potential. Many companies in Belgium are in hands of Chinese investors, Belgium is doing also business there and we speak also about the huge tourist industry. It would be a huge shame to lose that market. But this is not the current situation.

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Post by nordikcam » 16 Sep 2019, 15:18

Conti764 wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 09:09
BrightCedars wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 08:28
Could this open the door for SN to operate to China, at least PEK? I mean it's too big of a market to be absent.
If the market really is there, I'd rather guess Air China would jump in.
I think that Air China could not, under the treaties, open a Beijing Brussels unless Hainan withdrew but could open a PVG or another Chinese city to BRU currently not served ...

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Post by TLspotting » 24 Sep 2019, 20:06

Might be possible that an African airline (SN destination) can open in 2020, a route to Brussels.

It can be speculation but the airline would like to open there.

So not 100% sure.
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Post by nordikcam » 24 Sep 2019, 20:17

TLspotting wrote:
24 Sep 2019, 20:06
Might be possible that an African airline (SN destination) can open in 2020, a route to Brussels.

It can be speculation but the airline would like to open there.

So not 100% sure.
Hummm V7 ? Air Sénégal ?

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Post by travellover » 24 Sep 2019, 21:08

https://simpleflying.com/uganda-airline ... neo-order/

Another idea. A revival.
No mention of Brussels as a future destination but a new african player in the skies from Entebbe. With a long haul project.
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Post by TLspotting » 24 Sep 2019, 21:11

I didn't think of this one. Another one :P
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Post by nordikcam » 24 Sep 2019, 21:16

TLspotting wrote:
24 Sep 2019, 21:11
I didn't think of this one. Another one :P
If not Air Sénégal or Uganda airlines...SAA but they are more or less dead. Taag ? From Luanda ?

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Post by TLspotting » 24 Sep 2019, 21:32

Air Sénégal indeed.
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