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Corendon will add a weekly flight to Burgas (Bulgaria) from April, and another weekly fly to Faro (Portugal) in May. The airline will thus fly to 10 destinations out of Brussels this summer.
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BRU-BHD will be suspended as from SU17.
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Thai Airways will change to the A350-900

Bangkok – Brussels eff 01AUG17 Airbus A350-900XWB replaces 777-300ER, 3-4 weekly

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SabenaForever wrote: 27 Jan 2017, 11:26 Thai Airways will change to the A350-900

Bangkok – Brussels eff 01AUG17 Airbus A350-900XWB replaces 777-300ER, 3-4 weekly
Wonderful news! 8-) :D :D :D

(Next step: frequency increase to a daily year round service :?: )

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Airbus A330 wrote: 27 Jan 2017, 11:53
SabenaForever wrote: 27 Jan 2017, 11:26 Thai Airways will change to the A350-900

Bangkok – Brussels eff 01AUG17 Airbus A350-900XWB replaces 777-300ER, 3-4 weekly
Wonderful news! 8-) :D :D :D

(Next step: frequency increase to a daily year round service :?: )
Why wonderful news? it's a decrease in capacity

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crew1990 wrote: 27 Jan 2017, 12:00 Why wonderful news? it's a decrease in capacity
I know but this capacity decrease may probably lead later to a frequency increase :?:

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crew1990 wrote: 27 Jan 2017, 12:00 Why wonderful news? it's a decrease in capacity
... but an increase in comfort!
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Too bad Finnair stopped with their A350. BRU is starting to become an A350-hub. Some airlines are probably anticipating the noise restrictions by using newer types of planes...

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Yuqu12 wrote: 27 Jan 2017, 14:06 Too bad Finnair stopped with their A350. BRU is starting to become an A350-hub. Some airlines are probably anticipating the noise restrictions by using newer types of planes...
BRU is starting to become a A350 hub? Only two airlines (QR and TG) have announced A350 operations at BRU, not really an A350 hub... :p

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What about Hainan from BRU to PVG?

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Yuqu12 wrote: 27 Jan 2017, 14:06 Too bad Finnair stopped with their A350. BRU is starting to become an A350-hub. Some airlines are probably anticipating the noise restrictions by using newer types of planes...
That would be very pro active... no link however. Anyway, if even a 787 can get fines, it will not help if they now come with an A350 instead.

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sn26567 wrote: 27 Jan 2017, 12:14 ... but an increase in comfort!
Why exactly an increase in comfort? Didn't TG have 3-3-3 in Y onboard their 773's? Seatwidth & seatpitch are both the same in the 359 and the 773, both 32" / 18". The only difference is that the 359's will have WiFi and are a bit newer. But not sure that that counts as an increase in comfort. In fact, the 777 is wider inside compared to the A350.

While I love the Airbus products, the 777 in a non cattle layout remains my all time favourite longhauler (excluding the 747 since those are becoming rare unfortunately).

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The A350 is temporary. Both Qatar and Thai return to the 787/777 after the summer.

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SLM wrote: 27 Jan 2017, 17:20 What about Hainan from BRU to PVG?

4 flights a week, don't know from when.

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LOT Polish Airlines recently adjusted planned Boeing 737-800 operations, scheduled to enter service in May 2017. A number of routes will begin to see -800 service earlier than initial plan.

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effective 16JUN17 Warsaw – Brussels 1 daily (until 18JUL17)

Source: Airline Route/Routes online
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Regarding the Brussels Airlines booking engine:

Nantes will get an upgrade, from the 5th of March It will be operated by Flybe with Q400 instead of the ERJ145 of BMI

Hanovre will get an downgrade, ERJ145 instead of Q400

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New route for Blue Air: Brussels - Constanta on Friday's from 19 May!
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It looks like Air Arabia Maroc will establish a new route: Fez - Brussels from 14th of June?

http://www.air-journal.fr/2017-02-24-ai ... 77679.html

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Welcome traveller!

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Traveler wrote: 24 Feb 2017, 22:56 It looks like Air Arabia Maroc will establish a new route: Fez - Brussels from 14th of June?

http://www.air-journal.fr/2017-02-24-ai ... 77679.html
Thx 4 the tip traveler!

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/air-ara ... s-morroco/

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