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by luchtzak
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight attendants have a higher rate of every cancer outcome, study says
Replies: 70
Views: 9443

Flight attendants have a higher rate of every cancer outcome, study says

Flight attendants have a higher rate of every cancer outcome compared to the general population, a large and comprehensive study of cabin crew members by the Harvard School of Public Health (Boston) and published in the journal Environmental Health has found. https://ehjournal.biomedcentral.com/art...

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by luchtzak
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium
Replies: 178
Views: 42764

Re: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium

So...apparently starting March 2018 operating HKG-CRL? http://www.aviation24.be/airlines/air-belgium/l-echo-launch-operations-from-brussels-south-charleroi-airport-from-march-2018/ How things have changed since this thread started, though, with CX starting HKG-BRU also in March 2018. Personally I f...

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by luchtzak
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brussels Airlines to operate two A340 aircraft for Eurowings
Replies: 45
Views: 12802

Re: Brussels Airlines to operate two A340 aircraft for Eurowings

qf789 wrote:
https://twitter.com/eurowings/status/952850452844089344


Nice!!

Registrations for the first 2 Brussels Airlines operated Airbus A340-313 deployed from DUS will be:

OO-SCW
OO-SCX

In line with the Sabena-based registration system in use at SN.

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by luchtzak
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux aviation - 2018
Replies: 149
Views: 15823

Re: BeNeLux aviation - 2018

Meanwhile no news on Air Belgium ....

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by luchtzak
Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hotlinking images allowed by EU law ?
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: Hotlinking images allowed by EU law ?

https://www.charlotteslaw.nl/2014/10/embedden-mag-nu-echt/ The embedding in a website of a protected work which is publicly accessible on another website by means of a link using the framing technology … does not by itself constitute communication to the public within the meaning of [the EU Copyrigh...

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by luchtzak
Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux aviation - 2018
Replies: 149
Views: 15823

Re: BeNeLux aviation - 2018

sf260 wrote:
2015 - 2017 growth (2 years in order to minimise the effect of the March 22 terror attacks):
BRU: +5,6%
AMS: +17,1%

:shock:

(sometimes it feels so humble to be Belgian)


But at Brussels Airport there is still stretch, not the case in Amsterdam...

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by luchtzak
Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux aviation - 2018
Replies: 149
Views: 15823

Re: BeNeLux aviation - 2018

In the past year, Brussels Airport received 24.8 million passengers, an absolute record in the history of the airport. Last year, the records for both day and month were also shattered, both in the month of July. Cargo closes the year with 536,000 tonnes of cargo, the highest cargo volume handled by...

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by luchtzak
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hotlinking images allowed by EU law ?
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: Hotlinking images allowed by EU law ?

cpd wrote:
Just put in rules preventing hot-linking to your images. It's not just copyright, but it is using up your server resources.


Yes, but are you allowed to hotlink from other websites?

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by luchtzak
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hotlinking images allowed by EU law ?
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Hotlinking images allowed by EU law ?

A EU law says that embedding youtube, twitter, facebook content is allowed. So you are able to publish them on your site. The same would go for embedding an image between the known <img>-tags. The so-called hotlinking. I would be able to hotlink images from other web sites without paying a copyright...

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by luchtzak
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR A320’s returning to BA
Replies: 5
Views: 2068

Re: QR A320’s returning to BA

Today the airline confirmed to have cancelled the QR leasing: British Airways says it is no longer pursuing leasing of A320s from Qatar Airways between February and April to cover late deliveries and new slots at #Gatwick. Says it is looking at a range of options.

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by luchtzak
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Opening of BER airport postponed for another 2-3 years (2020/2021)
Replies: 3
Views: 455

Re: Opening of BER airport postponed for another 2-3 years (2020/2021)

A few weeks ago it was already announced that the airport would not open in the coming years ...

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by luchtzak
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels: Why such a big chaos with so little snow
Replies: 44
Views: 8923

Re: Brussels: Why such a big chaos with so little snow

A temperature of zero or -1C and snowfall is not that easy to deal with than a good hard frost (-25C). When it’s zero degrees, it’s moist and there will be ice.

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by luchtzak
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joon unveils 7 new routes
Replies: 58
Views: 14687

Re: Joon unveils 7 new routes

persiangulf93 wrote:
luchtzak wrote:
Millennials flying to Tehran ?


Iran has become a hotspot for backpackers and people that like to visit historical sites of ancient Persia.


So the female flight attendants are allowed to enter Iran in that outfit ?

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by luchtzak
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joon unveils 7 new routes
Replies: 58
Views: 14687

Re: Joon unveils 7 new routes

Millennials flying to Tehran ?

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by luchtzak
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joon unveils 7 new routes
Replies: 58
Views: 14687

Re: Joon unveils 7 new routes

Joon offers free drinks, unless other LCC. So, in Y, no difference in service compared to AF?! Looking at the catering concept for economy class medium-haul (menu card, the possibility to buy on board, …) there doesn’t seem much difference from other carriers like Ryanair or easyJet (except a free ...

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by luchtzak
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joon unveils 7 new routes
Replies: 58
Views: 14687

Re: Joon unveils 7 new routes

Joon offers free drinks, unless other LCC.

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by luchtzak
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joon unveils 7 new routes
Replies: 58
Views: 14687

Re: Joon unveils 7 new routes

About the uniforms, website Upinthesky.nl says: "The airline targets youngsters, looking at the flight attendants uniforms. It's not a traditional uniform, but they look like hipsters in coffee bar!" Do they have to work at Joon until 60 ? or is that age-restricted ;-) http://www.upinthesk...

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by luchtzak
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIM Avia returns most 777s to lessors
Replies: 5
Views: 2293

Re: VIM Avia returns most 777s to lessors

Already declared bankrupt since early 2017. I will not further comment ...

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by luchtzak
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA F/A canned over snapchat remarks about Nigerians
Replies: 71
Views: 11363

Re: BA F/A canned over snapchat remarks about Nigerians

I wonder what she has been smoking before her flight ;-)

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by luchtzak
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to wet-lease Superjets from CityJet
Replies: 100
Views: 19076

Re: Brussels Airlines to wet-lease Superjets from CityJet

TWA772LR wrote:
Stupid question, if SN likes how they perform, is there a chance they would buy some SSJs of their own?



Not likely as they would like to stick with 1 type of a/c thus Airbus

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by luchtzak
Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Refusing To Pay $12 For Blanket Makes Scene--Flight Diverted
Replies: 83
Views: 11804

Re: Man Refusing To Pay $12 For Blanket Makes Scene--Flight Diverted

The guy walked away without charge!!!

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by luchtzak
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux aviation - 2017 (# 7)
Replies: 154
Views: 20010

Re: BeNeLux Aviation # 7

konkret wrote:
Flights from Maribor to Xian, Chongqing and Nanchang - do they mean passenger flights or cargo?

Passenger flights ...

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by luchtzak
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Members Posting For First Time
Replies: 118
Views: 73692

Re: New Members Posting For First Time

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Tell the webmaster to upgrade to 3.2 where a new and secure reCAPTCHA 2.0 has been programmed: https://www.phpbb.com/about/features/#recaptcha2

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by luchtzak
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ANA Special Livery Voting
Replies: 8
Views: 1392

Re: ANA Special Livery Voting

JA786A wrote:
LGAviation wrote:
I've gone with Mr Asahi's design but I feel like they are all, not in a bad but unfamiliar, sense, tailored to the Asian customer.

Same with me. Incidentally, this 772 will only fly domestic routes in Japan.


Another one that will only fly domestic ...

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by luchtzak
Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baby just born on UA972 ORD-BRU
Replies: 29
Views: 5045

Re: Baby just born on UA972 ORD-BRU

Amazing story! Waw!

Apparently she was sent back to Belgium as immigration was afraid she would give birth on US soil ... But she denied this claims, as she has 4 more children living in Belgium.

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by luchtzak
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian police chases intoxicated driver, chase ends in (not at) Kazan Airport
Replies: 15
Views: 2157

Russian police chases intoxicated driver, chase ends in (not at) Kazan Airport

Fastlane at airports reinvented! Russian police was chasing this drunk driver, the chase continued inside Kazan Airport … The total damage inside the airport mounted up to 6 million rubles (94.000 €), the terminal was left in total devastation, many desks have been destroyed and water pipes damaged....

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by luchtzak
Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines Unveils Tintin Aircraft: Rackham
Replies: 9
Views: 5017

Brussels Airlines Unveils Tintin Aircraft: Rackham

Today Brussels Airlines and Moulinsart unveiled something never seen before: an Airbus A320 with a livery inspired by the Belgian cartoon character Tintin. Both Belgian companies have worked several months on this unique project, based on the original drawings by the hand of Hergé. <a href="http://w...

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by luchtzak
Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belgian Airspace Closed For 24 Hours From 14 Dec
Replies: 21
Views: 7282

Belgian Airspace Closed For 24 Hours From 14 Dec

Belgian airspace will be closed as union group <acronym title="Arcata / Eureka - Arcata (ACV / KACV), USA - California">ACV</acronym>/CSC Transcom and thus air traffic controllers at Belgocontrol just announced a 24-hour strike from 14 December 22:00 onwards. <a href="http://www.luchtzak.be/airports...

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by luchtzak
Mon Sep 11, 2006 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A320 Emergency Landing At BRU / Smoke In Cargo
Replies: 5
Views: 7279

BA A320 Emergency Landing At BRU / Smoke In Cargo

This evening around 19.15 a British Airways Airbus A320 registered G-BUSF flying from London Heathrow to Frankfurt had to make an emergency landing at Brussels Airport. Inflight the pilots where warned by the cargo hold smoke detector and decided to make an emergency landing at Brussels. Passengers ...

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by luchtzak
Thu Dec 01, 2005 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exlusive Pictures Of Emirates' A380 Escort By PDF
Replies: 31
Views: 27163

Exlusive Pictures Of Emirates' A380 Escort By PDF

He is Belgian ánd he is leading the Emirates-Airbus A380 integration program: captain Patrick De Roeck was the very first commercial pilot to fly the Airbus A380 for Emirates Airlines on the Dubai Air Show, escorted by the 'Patrouille De France'. Have a look at the images here: <a href="http://www.l...

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by luchtzak
Fri Oct 28, 2005 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Google Flight Search
Replies: 3
Views: 2115

RE: Google Flight Search

Well, it doesn't work for all airports. Brussels - Madrid is a no-go:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&c2coff=1&q=bru+mad&btnG=Search

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by luchtzak
Sat Sep 24, 2005 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SN Brussels Airlines Rebranded?
Replies: 58
Views: 6419

RE: SN Brussels Airlines Rebranded?

For those who are interested, pictures of the Astérix and Obélix planes are available here: http://www.luchtzak.be/postp113599.html#113599

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by luchtzak
Sun Feb 27, 2005 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI's Second 777 Is Here [Pics]
Replies: 161
Views: 18711

AI's Second 777 Is Here [Pics]

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by luchtzak
Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI's Second 777 Is Here [Pics]
Replies: 161
Views: 18711

AI's Second 777 Is Here [Pics]

Please note that we at <a href="http://www.luchtzak.be" target=_blank>http://www.luchtzak.be</a> don't support people copy/paste entire copyright-protected articles. It's mentioned in about every forum to not do so ( <a href="http://www.luchtzak.be/postp65303.html#65303" target=_blank>http://www.luc...

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by luchtzak
Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Opinion Please, Hole In Tail Biman Bangladesh
Replies: 1
Views: 3870

Your Opinion Please, Hole In Tail Biman Bangladesh

Hi all, need your opinion, on the following picture, you can see a hole in the tail of a Biman Bangladesh DC10. The flight BG011 from <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Id...

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by luchtzak
Sun Feb 13, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kai Tak Videos
Replies: 5
Views: 2970

RE: Kai Tak Videos

8 Kai-Tak movies @ www.luchtzak.be in the downloads-area.

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by luchtzak
Sat Feb 05, 2005 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stealing Fuel From A Parked Airliner. Wow!
Replies: 41
Views: 11125

RE: Stealing Fuel From A Parked Airliner. Wow!

More information on the fuel-steal can be found here: http://www.luchtzak.be/postp58845.html#58845 + pictures  Big grin

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by luchtzak
Mon Jan 31, 2005 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAE 146 APU
Replies: 7
Views: 2750

RE: BAE 146 APU

Mel,

it's not the APU-door, it's the airbrake that pilots are using to slow down during descent or on final approach.

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by luchtzak
Thu Jan 06, 2005 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SN Brussels Airlines New 'best Buy'-fares
Replies: 3
Views: 3797

SN Brussels Airlines New 'best Buy'-fares

SN Brussels Airlines will -as from tomorrow- reduce fares to 25 European destinations. The fare of the 'best buy'-tickets will be approximately 40% lower than before. Where a flight from Brussels to Bilbao costed 130€, the fare is now 89€ all-in. Same for Lyon: 144€ now 69€ all-in, Berlin Tempelhof,...

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by luchtzak
Thu Jan 06, 2005 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Airlines' First Class First By Forbes
Replies: 1
Views: 4332

Emirates Airlines' First Class First By Forbes

Emirates has closed 2004 with a premium accolade. The global business information website Forbes.com has just selected Emirates as offering the "Best First Class 2004" from among 10 top contenders. Recently the airline had been selected by the leading travel publication Globe Traveler, US for provid...

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by luchtzak
Wed Nov 24, 2004 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hewa Bora Airways "borrowing" Fuel-procedure
Replies: 2
Views: 2973

RE: Hewa Bora Airways "borrowing" Fuel-procedure

Below is a full explanation of the incident:

Hewa Bora Fuel Incident

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by luchtzak
Sun Nov 21, 2004 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bring Luchtzak To Valencia
Replies: 7
Views: 1570

RE: Bring Luchtzak To Valencia

Yes, but Valencia was champion last year  Big grin

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by luchtzak
Sat Nov 20, 2004 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bring Luchtzak To Valencia
Replies: 7
Views: 1570

RE: Bring Luchtzak To Valencia

Thanks for all the votes! Keep them coming  Big grin

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by luchtzak
Fri Nov 19, 2004 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bring Luchtzak To Valencia
Replies: 7
Views: 1570

Bring Luchtzak To Valencia

Hi a.net-members, It's luchtzak here, currently over 200 pictures on a.net. I am asking you all for a favour! I would like to go to Valencia, can you vote for me in this link? <a href="http://luchtzak.wantstogotovalencia.com/" target="_blank">Luchtzak wants to go to Valencia</a> Thank you all very m...

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by luchtzak
Thu Nov 04, 2004 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Landing Videos
Replies: 18
Views: 11223

RE: Plane Landing Videos

You should visit www.luchtzak.be, TAP A321-movie is there. But also the famous Alitalia MD11-landing and the Boeing 747-landing at Kai Tak  Big grin

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by luchtzak
Wed Oct 13, 2004 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where To Find Aircraft Pics Being D Checked?
Replies: 2
Views: 3031

RE: Where To Find Aircraft Pics Being D Checked?

JP,

here are a few of an SN Brussels Airlines A330 in D-check:

http://coppermine.luchtzak.be/thumbnails.php?album=42

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