An Emirates Airbus A380 (reg. A6-EOG) en route to Paris from Dubai (EK75) was diverted to Larnaca airport because a French woman on board had gone into labour, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Friday. The pilot had received permission to land the plane in Larnaca, but the woman had already given b...Jump to post
Air Canada to Toronto cancelled.
Flights delayed for 4 hours, even delayed till tomorrow.
Chaos is well commented via twitter.
Brussels Airlines diverted to Porto.Jump to post
Planes are stuck on the tarmac at Lisbon airport amid a failure with the fuel pumping system, say reports. Portugal’s flagship carrier, TAP, said there were 14 of its planes on the ground and all planes without fuel were unable to take off. Some flights have been cancelled. http://www.luchtzak.be/ai...Jump to post
Wow Etihad isn't very happy about the situation: Etihad Airways said today it was disappointed that despite its significant investments in Alitalia, the Italian airline had today entered extraordinary administration. Shortest press release ever ;-) http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/etihad-airways/stat...Jump to post
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating after a runway incursion at Toronto Pearson International Airport today with UA211 and AA3725.
http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/america ... n-airport/
A flaps problem on this Surinam Airways Airbus A340-313 registered PZ-TCR from Amsterdam to Paramaribo, forcing the pilots to return twice to Amsterdam Schiphol! http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/surinam-airways/returns-twice-to-amsterdam-schiphol-after-flaps-issues/ http://luchtzak-q41r3jh.stackpathd...Jump to post
This Friday Diaby Nafi from France successfully gave birth mid-flight on a Turkish Airlines flight TK538 from Conakry to Istanbul via Ouagadougou. She was assisted by the trained cabin crew. The baby girl was named “Kadiju”. http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/turkish-airlines/baby-born-mid-air-turkish-...Jump to post
Just been announced that Brussels Airlines are to buy Thomas Cook Belgium- http://deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws.english/Economy/1.2937314 As the article says that leaves Belgium with just two airlines- Brussels and TUI. Amazing news! Brussels Airlines already performed many flights for Thomas Cook Bel...Jump to post
It's a former TEA Trans European Airways aircraft, movie of the evac: http://www.luchtzak.be/miscellaneous/ac ... ng-mishap/Jump to post
Exclusive picture of the Sukhoi in Brussels Airlines livery : http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/cityjet ... es-livery/Jump to post
Update: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seems to have acted on intelligence over a threat from AQAP (Al Qaeda in the Arabic Peninsula), which have the knowledge to build small explosive devices that can be hidden in laptops, etc. From http://www.luchtzak.be/forums/viewtopic.php?p=348691#p...Jump to post
The list is amazingJump to post
12 other countries affected (which ones???), reason why unknown.Jump to post
Found via twitter: http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/emirate ... 80-a6-eod/
2016 Market share at Brussels Airport increased by 2,2% 3,2% passenger growth 20m operational profit Brussels Airlines’ ambitions for 2018 1,5€ billion revenue 10.000.000 passengers 80% load-factor on all flights 50.000.000€ profits http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/brussels-airlines/operational-profi...Jump to post
Thomas Cook Airlines today launched a new uniform for both flight and cabin crew. The holiday airline gave passengers a sneak preview on board an A321 in Manchester last week, take a look! http://www.luchtzak.be/tour-operators/thomas-cook/new-uniform-for-cabin-and-cockpit-crew/ http://luchtzak-q41r3...Jump to post
In an interview with CNN Türk Turkish president Erdogan threatened to ban all Dutch flights from landing into Turkey, after the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavusoglu was disallowed entry into the Netherlands. http://www.luchtzak.be/miscellaneous/strange/president-turkey-erdogan-threat...Jump to post
Ryanair is not always expanding, for example they reduced capacity at Brussels Airport summer 2016 And today it appears that for winter 2017-2018 there is a reduction of 23 % True, but in the meantime they keep expanding at Charleroi. Some of these routes that discontinued from Brussels were simply...Jump to post
Breaking news: Tunisair suspends all operations after physical clash between pilots and technicians
http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/tunisai ... perations/
VLM announced to restart operations end 2016 with an A320 - any updates so far? Vlm will not restart operations in Antwerp, nor from Belgium but from Maribor, Slovenia!! http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/vlm-airlines/yesterday-shs-aviation-presented-flight-schedule-maribor-airport/ Apparently VLM wil...Jump to post
debonair wrote:VLM announced to restart operations end 2016 with an A320 - any updates so far?
It will be an exciting year in Belgium, with 2 new start-ups. VLM Airlines and Air Belgium. While they might sound familiar, they are 2 new airlines. Vlm will not restart operations in Antwerp, nor from Belgium but from Maribor, Slovenia!! http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/vlm-airlines/yesterday-shs-...Jump to post
Found this interesting article on Facebook, Cityjet has been around for about 20 years now? Recently the Irish airline CityJet, a former Air France-KLM subsidiary, made several announcements that will change the structure of the company over the next few months. http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/cityj...Jump to post
Great news for Brussels spotters fans! Since there are currently no regulated locations for spotters in the municipalities around the airport, Brussels Airport has, in consultation with spotters and neighbouring municipalities, looked for nearby places that meet both the wishes of the spotters and t...Jump to post