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Birdy Still Flying For Snba?  
User currently offlineSjoerd From Belgium, joined Aug 2003, 361 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1700 times:

Is Birdy Airlines still operating flights to Africa for SNBA ? Or was it taken over by them ?


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User currently offlinePat From Belgium, joined Aug 2000, 110 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1637 times:

Birdy has not been taken over by SN (yet).

Sobelair ( Belgian charter airlines) could be taken over by Birdy (or SN ???)
and talks are currently going on since Sobelair's future urges to take action quickly (they are about to be put Chapter 11 - "concordat").

Wether SN will take Birdy or Birdy/Sobelair is not known so far.

Talks between SN and Virgin Express were -are ?- also going on on Virgin's request ... as such the outcome is not easily predictable at this stage.

Cheers,


Pat


User currently offlineAirGabon From Switzerland, joined Dec 2003, 881 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1559 times:

What's the difference between SNBA and Birdy Airlines ??
I understand nothing.

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User currently offlineSterne82 From Belgium, joined May 2000, 397 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1547 times:

Birdy is a small company (headed by Georges Gutelman and Victor Hasson former CTB bosses) which have 3 A332 (former Sabena) and which are used on the SNBA's african flights.

Regards,

Benjamin


User currently offlineAirGabon From Switzerland, joined Dec 2003, 881 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (10 years 7 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1544 times:

Is it a leasing (Birdy is the lessor and SNBA the lessee) ?

User currently offlineFlying lsd From Belgium, joined Feb 2001, 291 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1464 times:

first it's 3 a333.


All of 3 are leased by birdy which operate the african flight for SNBA under a contract from april 2002

Why SNBA leased directly the 3 333, nobody knows!

actually snba will buy birdy in the next months, with this cash money, they (Hasson and Gutelman ) will invest MAYBE to save sobelair.

Finally birdy was during 2 years virtual airline


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