Belgian Air Force F-16 makes precautionary landing at Ostend-Bruges airport after bird strike

Belgian Air Force F-16 makes precautionary landing at Ostend-Bruges airport after bird strike

© Benoît Denet A F-16 fighter jet of the Belgian Air Force from Kleine-Brogel airbase was forced to make a precautionary landing at Ostend-Bruges Airport after a bird strike on the aircraft’s nose. “In order to determine the damage to the aircraft, the pilot decided to perform a precautionary landing at Ostend Airport,” the Belgian … Read more

MUAC starts operational use of ATN Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C)

MUAC starts operational use of ATN Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C)

ADS-C enables aircraft to automatically log on and downlink key aircraft intent flight management system information (e.g. the extended projected profile) to the MUAC system, which can be displayed on controllers’ screens. This leading-edge technology offers enhanced air navigation services to aircraft operators which are equipped with the appropriate technology (ATS B2: CPDLC v2 and ADS-C) and … Read more

Antonov Airlines safely flies vital power plant components from Slovenia to Nigeria

Antonov Airlines safely flies vital power plant components from Slovenia to Nigeria

Antonov Airlines working with Chapman Freeborn Germany has successfully completed three AN-124-100 flights to transport a new mobile gas power plant generator and associated equipment from Ljubljana, Slovenia, to Kano, Nigeria. The delivered cargo, including generator, turbine and additional equipment, weighed about 200 tonnes. The project has been a year in the making. “The entire … Read more

A 20-year-old drunk tourist attacks and bites several police officers at Palma airport

A 20-year-old drunk tourist attacks and bites several police officers at Palma airport

A 20-year-old British tourist bit and hit several police officers. The altercation happened last Monday at the security screening of Palma de Mallorca airport, Spain. The passenger, who allegedly suffered from a psychological problem and had not taken mediation, had to be restrained by police offers and was later taken to the hospital. The young … Read more

Brussels Airlines customers can opt for carbon-neutral flying and get additional frequent flyer miles

Brussels Airlines customers can opt for carbon-neutral flying and get additional frequent flyer miles

When booking flights, Brussels Airlines customers now receive three options for neutralising the CO2 emissions of their flight: Using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), certified climate protection projects and a mix of both This option is now offered in the booking processes of all Lufthansa Group hub airlines (Austrian, Brussels Airlines, SWISS and Lufthansa To encourage … Read more