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Tag: Belgium

Filing of freezing orders against Mutanda Mining and Kamoto Copper Company

Ventora Development Sasu (“Ventora”), a company affiliated with Mr Dan Gertler, has today served in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”) freezing orders against Mutanda Mining Sarl (“Mutanda”) and Kamoto Copper Company (“KCC”), subsidiaries of Glencore Plc, for approximately $695 million and US$2.28 billion respectively. Ventora alleges that Mutanda has breached an agreement with… Read More ›

2018 summer schedule – a 4.1% increase in capacity

+4.1% increase in capacity compared to the previous summer season *; A record: 78 new services** on the long, medium and short-haul networks; 314 destinations in 116 countries served by the Air France-KLM group in 2018; Consolidated partnerships on all continents and an enlarged network. For the 2018 summer season (from 25 March to 27… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters Awarded $273 Million Contract for 35 UH-72A Lakotas for the U.S. Army

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. received a contract valued at approximately $273 million to deliver 35 additional UH-72A Lakotas for the United States Army. The $273 million contract includes the UH-72A production aircraft, associated technical and flight operator manuals and program management. This procurement is broken into two configurations: 17 UH-72A Lakotas for the Initial Entry Rotary… Read More ›

American Airlines to Improve Customer Experience at New York’s LaGuardia Airport with Terminal Move.

All American flights will operate from Terminal B starting Dec. 9 Download LGA fact sheet FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines customers will enjoy an improved experience at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) starting Dec. 9, when the carrier consolidates its operations to one terminal. Upon the move, all American flights from LGA will be… Read More ›

KLM carried more than 30 million passengers in 2016

KLM has carried 30.4 million passengers last year – a new record. This is an increase of 6.4% compared to 2015. The increase was highest on European routes (7.8%), where we carried more than 20 million passengers for the first time. Load factor rose slightly by 0.8 of a percentage point compared to 2015. “The… Read More ›

Safran signs contract to support European NH90 engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 10-year contract with NAHEMA (NATO Helicopter Management Agency), to support RTM322-powered NH90 operated by the French Army Light Aviation (ALAT) and French Navy. This contract also covers the NH90 operated by Belgian Army and Navy and the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces. This contract will cover 130 rotorcraft in coming… Read More ›

Air New Zealand signs significant new components

Air New Zealand has signed a licensing agreement to overhaul and repair auxiliary power units (APUs) produced by Honeywell Aerospace at its Christchurch engineering and maintenance base. The eight year deal will see Air New Zealand as the only certified Honeywell maintenance shop for the APU 131-9A model in Oceania and will see the airline maintain and repair APUs,… Read More ›

The Smurfs fly with Brussels Airlines

For over 50 years, they have been making children’s hearts race. It was only logical that they can now also be found on board Brussels Airlines’ flights, to surprise the growing number of children travelling with the airline. With The Smurfs, the airline adds another famous Belgian ambassador to its partners. More than fifty years after… Read More ›

Brussels Airlines sets sail for Armenia in 2017

From March 2017 onwards, Brussels Airlines will operate flights to Armenia. The capital Yerevan will be served one day a week from Brussels Airport, and in July and August two times a week. The fascinating country in the Caucasus region is currently not connected to Brussels Airlines yet. Brussels Airlines continues its network growth and… Read More ›

Brussels Airlines will fly The Broken Circle Breakdown crew to USA for the Oscars.

This morning, The Broken Circle Breakdown crew flew out from Brussels Airport. They were on board Brussels Airlines flight to New York where they will start their promotional tour for the Oscars.  Actress Veerle Baetens, director Felix van Groeningen and producer Dirk Impens flew to New York with Brussels Airlines. It is the starting point… Read More ›

Brussels Airlines increases flight frequency to Luanda, Angola.

Starting 26 January Brussels Airlines will offer an additional flight frequency between Brussels Airport and the airport of Luanda in Angola. This third weekly flight is made possible thanks to an aviation agreement between Belgium and Angola.  Thanks to the presence of petroleum resources and minerals, Angola is one of the fastest growing countries in… Read More ›

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