On the 19th of May EI-FWD broke down at Zadar Airport and was ferried to its base in Venice six days later. The aircraft seems to be in repair until the 18th of June, ferried back to Brussels to operate SN2049 to Birmingham (18/06/2018) and has now been grounded at Birmingham since then. Stukoi Supe...Jump to post
Some SN staff started a petition. https://secure.avaaz.org/nl/petition/Brussels_Airlines_employees_and_symphatizers_Lufthansa_keep_Bernard_Gustin_as_Brussels_Airlines_CEO/?kwLnLmb&utm_source=sharetools&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=petition-472623-Brussels_Airlines_employees_and_symphati...Jump to post
Quo vadis cum brussels airlines, Lufthansa?Jump to post
Malaysia Airlines from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur diverts to Alice Springs after engine vibrations, while I do understand the need for a diversion. I don't understand the need for adopting brace positions for landing ? As if something endangering is about to happen? The airline says: "Safety was no...Jump to post
ubeema wrote:BelAviaFan wrote:KarelXWB wrote:They should hire him to fix the security holes.
My thoughts exactly !
Given the serious charges he is facing, he can be compelled to share his tactics free of charge for a lenient sentence. You can go in jail for a Loooong time for these crimes.
KarelXWB wrote:They should hire him to fix the security holes.
For years, a 23-year old hacker from Mechelen, Belgium has circumvented the security systems of many airlines. “Largely for the thrill of it but also for free travel around the world.” American Airlines, Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines got hacked, possibly more airlines could have been affected. By ...Jump to post
As per the link below, in German only, the European Commission has given their OK to the €150Mio loan.... Interesting times ahead..... http://www.t-online.de/finanzen/boerse/news/id_82062626/eu-wettbewerbshueter-stimmen-kredit-fuer-air-berlin-zu.html In English: EU approves Air Berlin's €150 millio...Jump to post
Another incident this weekend: Newcastle - Alicante, a drunk female passenger started kicking off inflight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_Zk8bA_KeEJump to post
From Winter 2017/2018 Cityjet will discontinue all of its flights to London City, except the flight to Dublin. A Belgian twitter user noticed it when trying to book a flight between Antwerp and London City. Looks like Cityjet is more and more turning into a ACMI airline. http://www.luchtzak.be/airli...Jump to post
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary comments on its future, Brexit, easyJet, Norwegian and bankrupt Air Berlin and Alitalia http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/ryanair/ceo-michael-oleary-comments-on-its-future-brexit-easyjet-norwegian-bankrupt-air-berlin-alitalia/ Note: MOL commented on Norwegian' financial sta...Jump to post
Plane lands between tornadoes in Russia, amazing!
This is an exiting topic to follow Hoping for Brussels!Jump to post
Anyone know what's going on here? The weather is clear and no strikes currently http://flightaware.com/live/flight/BER8413 http://flightaware.com/live/flight/BER8297 http://flightaware.com/live/flight/BER6422 http://flightaware.com/live/flight/BER6596/history/20170829/1720Z/EDDF/EDDT http://www.luc...Jump to post
LAXintl wrote:Its regular seasonal suspension.
Was posted in OAG threads many moons ago.
Delta Air Lines will stop flights between the United States and Russia in early September, Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) and the airline’s country manager told TASS on Thursday. The airline… http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/delta-air-lines/will-stop-flights-between-the-united-states-and-ru...Jump to post
ap305 wrote:The whole video from the on board camera is now available on youtube... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7sVP4FEbH0
Strange nobody mentioned it in this forum: there has been a major wildcat strike of ground handler loaders of Swissport at Brussels Airport. 200 flights and 10,000 passengers affected. Negotiations are ongoing! http://www.luchtzak.be/ground-handling/swissport/spontaneous-strike-baggage-handlers-brus...Jump to post
ap305 wrote:There is now a video showing the aircraft touching down well right of the runway center line. https://twitter.com/la1ere/status/899923976809590784 . Perhaps someone knows how to post a screen grab?
An Airbus A350-900 (F-HNET) from Air Caraïbes got stuck on the right side of the runway during a very windy approach at Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport, Guadeloupe. That's a brand new aircraft ! http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/air-caraibes/airbus-a350-blocks-pointe-a-pitre-airport-after-wind-sh...Jump to post
Not only financial woes for Alitalia. Belgian television channel RTL-TVI today broadcasted the testimony of a Liégeoise who lost her ex-husband, who died in Italy last May. In addition to the immense grief, she had to manage the fiasco that surrounded the repatriation of the coffin. Alitalia mixes u...Jump to post
Ryanair celebrated its 1 billionth passenger since 1985 today! Ryanair also announced it had chosen Zodiac to provide new slimline seats on its Boeing 737 MAX “Gamechanger” aircraft, which deliver in Spring 2019, and which have more space (more legroom and overhead lockers) due to Boeing’s redesign ...Jump to post
Airbus immediately responded to the Boeing 787 drawing, at 1:00 pm an A350 took off and created this drawing:
http://www.luchtzak.be/manufacturers/ai ... t-drawing/
After the four special in-house designed A320 liveries, Brussels Airlines wants the public to help design a fifth. http://www.brusselsairlines.com/en-uk/misc/livery_2018.aspx On 1 April a 5th livery was "temporarily" announced :lol: http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/lufthansa-group/brussels...Jump to post
The press statements of Air Transat and Ottawa airport are completely different, the airline states that the airport was unable to give the flight crew the green light to deplane or to refill the airplane’s empty drinking water reservoir. While the airport later announced that the Airport Authority ...Jump to post
Ryanair at it again! Letting passengers dry out in a hot aircraft without air conditioning and this for many hours! They offered water to some passengers, most of them had to pay for it! http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/ryanair/aircraft-charleroi-stuck-rome-ciampino-no-air-conditioning-cabin-temperat...Jump to post
This week the Italian Guardia di Finanza (Fiscal and Customs Police) arrested two Rome Fiumicino airport employees for taking smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices from Lost and Found and unclaimed luggages. The Guardia di Finanza released a video footage from security cameras. http://ww...Jump to post
The integration has started, so it seems! Eurowings takes over 4 Brussels Airlines flights, even the so-wanted Lufthansa business class option has been dropped on these flights. Eurowings to operate some Brussels Airlines flights from Berlin Tegel, without business class But what's the difference b...Jump to post
The integration has started, so it seems!
Eurowings takes over 4 Brussels Airlines flights, even the so-wanted Lufthansa business class option has been dropped on these flights.
Eurowings to operate some Brussels Airlines flights from Berlin Tegel, without business class
Niv Stobenzki, a 20-year-old man has been arrested in Israel after flying a Mavic Pro drone near Sde Dov Airport in Tel Aviv – close to where aeroplanes were attempting to land on the runway – and then bragging about it on social media “filming air planes from about 90 Ft distance from the drone”. h...Jump to post
180 passengers had a very bad surprise on Monday 24 July afternoon. Their flight FR4567 back to Brussels South Charleroi (CRL) from Figari, Corsica (FSC) was cancelled. The incoming flight FR4566 Charleroi-Figari had been diverted to Bastia (BIA) because of a forest fire. And instead of finding an a...Jump to post
easyJet press release issued today: http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/easyjet ... c-licence/Jump to post
Tomorrowland has started again, thousands of young people are flying to Belgium, on board Brussels Airlines. Most of the flights have DJ sets on board, one of the special flights was this A330 from Frankfurt to Brussels, a full report: http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/lufthansa-group/brussels-airline...Jump to post
Local fire officials directed the FAA to evacuate the Washington Center in Leesburg, VA at about 6:00 PM after fumes from construction work permeated the control room. The center handles high altitude flights over the area. The facility stopped accepting new flights and handed off airborne flights ...Jump to post
Dutch police officers and the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee have prevented the smuggling of 11 Albanian adults and 3 young children between Belgium and England. According to a police statement its the first time in the Netherlands that an aircraft is used in an attempt to smuggle people. Earlier th...Jump to post
And they are flying! A7-AFA to Brussels.Jump to post
British Airways planned the Qatar Airways Airbus A320 for tomorrow already!
http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/iag/bri ... nd-zurich/
Kiev, Brussels, Oslo, Munich, Sofia and Zurich
On BBC Watchdog, a programme aired on Wednesday night, the BBC talked to Dr Jennifer Rodgers from the University of Oxford who helped conduct an experiment where four researchers booked onto four Ryanair flights and were split up each time onto single, separate middle seats throughout the plane. Wat...Jump to post
Ryanair have just issued a statement regarding this.. they haven't changed their policy or algorithm.. they say that more and more passengers are paying to reserve seats on their planes .. which means passengers are reserving window and aisle seats.. so as the load factor is normally 95% the only s...Jump to post
BA Mixed fleet crews were formed around 4 years ago to lower BA's crewing costs. Mixed refers to the fact the fly both long and short haul to maximise flying hours. BA also have legacy fleets such as euro (short haul) and world wide (long haul). Mixed fleet crews are currently on strike to improve ...Jump to post
An 80 year old Chinese woman threw coins into the engine of a China Southern Airlines aircraft, the passenger named Qiu was taken away by police. After investigation she said that she threw the coins for “good luck” and “to pray for safety”. http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/china-southern/passenger-t...Jump to post
If you accept the ‘terms & conditions of carriage’ you know you need to print your boarding pass and bring it to the airport.
https://www.ryanair.com/gb/en/useful-in ... conditions
A Ryanair passenger who was checked in but didn’t print his boarding pass was denied boarding at gate A32 at Brussels Airport and was forced to pay 50€ to Ryanair (via the Aviapartner gate agent). The passenger started ranting, shouting and … filming http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/ryanair/ranting-p...Jump to post
Debris has been found in the Andaman Sea.Jump to post
Ships and planes have been scrambled to search for the plane, which was flying over the Andaman Sea when it went missing, a new statement confirmed. No news of the plane so far.Jump to post
A Myanmar air force Shaanxi Y-8 went missing over the country with 116 soldiers and crew onboard. http://luchtzak-q41r3jh.stackpathdns.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Myanmar_Air_Force_Shaanxi_Y-8_MRD.jpg http://www.luchtzak.be/military-aircraft/myanmar-air-force/shaanxi-y-8-116-soldiers-crew-board-w...Jump to post
Qatar Airways offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi closed for business!
http://www.luchtzak.be/organisations/un ... s-offices/
Egyptair and FlyDubai discontinue DohaJump to post
In a reaction, Qatar Airways has now suspended all flights between Doha and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
http://www.luchtzak.be/airlines/qatar-a ... suspended/