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by BelAviaFan
Sat May 13, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 diverted to Larnaca after birth of a baby on board #EK75
Replies: 30
Views: 8786

Emirates A380 diverted to Larnaca after birth of a baby on board #EK75

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Wed May 10, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lisbon Airport has a failure with the fuel pumping system. Many flights diverting
Replies: 14
Views: 2789

Re: Lisbon Airport has a failure with the fuel pumping system. Many flights diverting

Air Canada to Toronto cancelled.

Flights delayed for 4 hours, even delayed till tomorrow.

Chaos is well commented via twitter.

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by BelAviaFan
Wed May 10, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lisbon Airport has a failure with the fuel pumping system. Many flights diverting
Replies: 14
Views: 2789

Lisbon Airport has a failure with the fuel pumping system. Many flights diverting

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Tue May 02, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 265
Views: 55482

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway incursion UA211 and AA3725 at Toronto Pearson airport
Replies: 1
Views: 1287

Runway incursion UA211 and AA3725 at Toronto Pearson airport

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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/

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by BelAviaFan
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surinam Airways returns twice to Amsterdam Schiphol after flaps issues
Replies: 8
Views: 2308

Surinam Airways returns twice to Amsterdam Schiphol after flaps issues

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baby born in mid-air on Turkish Airlines flight TK538 to Istanbul
Replies: 13
Views: 2897

Baby born in mid-air on Turkish Airlines flight TK538 to Istanbul

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-...

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by BelAviaFan
Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to buy Thomas Cook Belgium
Replies: 24
Views: 4606

Re: Brussels Airlines to buy Thomas Cook Belgium

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 412
Views: 37361

Re: Royal Jordanian banning electronics in cabin on US flights

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 412
Views: 37361

Re: Royal Jordanian banning electronics in cabin on US flights

12 other countries affected (which ones???), reason why unknown.

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by BelAviaFan
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines reports profit for 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1436

Brussels Airlines reports profit for 2016

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines new flight and cabin crew uniform
Replies: 8
Views: 1927

Thomas Cook Airlines new flight and cabin crew uniform

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2017
Replies: 270
Views: 18271

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2017

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Be big or go home: Ryanair adds more than 200 routes for W17
Replies: 63
Views: 9729

Re: Be big or go home: Ryanair adds more than 200 routes for W17

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Be big or go home: Ryanair adds more than 200 routes for W17
Replies: 63
Views: 9729

Re: Be big or go home: Ryanair adds more than 200 routes for W17

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 %

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by BelAviaFan
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation # 7
Replies: 87
Views: 9338

Re: BeNeLux Aviation # 7

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation # 7
Replies: 87
Views: 9338

Re: BeNeLux Aviation # 7

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debonair wrote:
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-air ... r-airport/

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by BelAviaFan
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any new airlines for 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3161

Re: Any new airlines for 2017

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-...

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by BelAviaFan
Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cityjet: an interesting read! Going from scheduled airline to a ACMI provider
Replies: 3
Views: 1272

Cityjet: an interesting read! Going from scheduled airline to a ACMI provider

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...

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by BelAviaFan
Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines introduces a "Tomorrowland" Airbus A320 OO-SNF, the 4th logojet
Replies: 15
Views: 2984

Re: Brussels Airlines introduces a "Tomorrowland" Airbus A320 OO-SNF, the 4th logojet

Beautiful !! I like it ;-)

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by BelAviaFan
Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 1789
Views: 160323

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

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by BelAviaFan
Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: BRU to help out spotters
Replies: 2
Views: 844

Brussels Airport will build 2 dedicated spotter areas!

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...

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