Tag: Belgium

Belgian Army Pilot Falls From Helicopter During Airshow

During a parachuting demonstration, one of the two pilots of an Agusta A-109 military helicopter fell from the aircraft. The co-pilot was busy preparing the 3 paratroopers who were going to jump. Immediately after their jump, the co-pilot saw the pilot’s seat empty, his door open. The helicopter was starting to fall but the co-pilot […]

Brussels A333 Faces Flaps Problem at Brussels

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration OO-SFM performing flight SN-255 from Brussels (Belgium) to Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), was climbing out of Brussels’ runway 07R when the crew stopped the climb at FL060 being unable to fully retract the flaps. The aircraft entered a hold to burn off fuel, climbed to FL080 and FL100 always maintaining […]

Brussels Airlines Unveils Tomorrowland-Themed Aircraft

Tomorrowland has been honored by Brussels Airlines. The carrier has unveiled a special themed aircraft featuring the electronic music festival held every year in Boom, Belgium. According to the airline Tomorrowland is considered “the most international gathering in the world,” with thounsands of visitors from over 200 countries gathering for “an unforgettable weekend and friendship […]

Etihad Airways on the Lookout for New Pilots in Europe

If you know your way around the flight deck of the world’s biggest passenger plane, among others, Etihad Airways would probably like to hear from you. The national airline of the UAE has announced it will shortly launch a pilot recruitment drive across Europe. It is the first major push for new flyers in two […]

VLM Airlines Files for Bankruptcy, Cancels All Flights

Belgian air carrier VLM Airlines announced the company has filed for bankruptcy and that all flights moving forward have been canceled. VLM Airlines filed a formal application asking for credit protection in May in order to avoid filing bankruptcy for six months. As time went on, the airline stated that it didn’t have enough time […]

Airport Closure Costs Brussels Airlines €5m a Day

As Brussels Airport in Zaventem, Belgium, remains closed following the March 22 deadly terrorist attacks, Brussels Airlines says the airport closure is costing it €5 million ($5.6 million) a day. This is putting Brussels Airlines in its deepest crises since it was established in 2002, spokesperson Wencke Lemmes told ATW in Brussels. “Our first priority […]