Author Archives: Ivan Coninx

Ivan Coninx is a Belgian photographer based in Mechelen. He specializes in aviation photography, sky photography and travel photography.
2018-04-21-Air-Belgium-Rehearsal-Flight-72-01-1024x683.jpg

Air Belgium Airbus A340 Rehearsal Flight – Trip Report

On Saturday 21 April 2018, Air Belgium organized two rehearsal and training flights. These special flights were full-scale and validation test flights, not only for Air Belgium itself but also for Brussels South Charleroi Airport […]

2018-04-17-BRU-Spotting-Platforms-03-1024x683.jpg

Brussels Airport inaugurates two new spotting platforms

Along with hundreds of plane spotters and officials from the neighbouring municipalities of Steenokkerzeel and Zaventem, Brussels Airport has inaugurated two spanking new plane spotting platforms. Apart from offering a great view of the airport, […]

2018-04-13-Air-Belgium-OO-ABB-12-01-1024x614.jpg

Air Belgium positions first aircraft to Charleroi

On Friday 13 April 2018, Air Belgium positioned one of its two Airbus A340 aircraft from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL). Airbus A340-313 OO-ABB was scheduled to operate flight KF343P (note […]

2018-03-24-Brussels-Airlines-OO-SND-Aerosmurf-08-1024x683.jpg

A Brief Look At My Flickr Photos – March 2018

Welcome to another edition of  ‘A Brief Look At My Flickr Photos’.  I will review some of the photos I uploaded to Flickr during the past month. For each photo I will share the following information: Subject Location […]

2018-03-29-Air-Belgium-OO-ABA-12-01-1024x683.jpg

First commercial flight of Air Belgium aircraft

On Thursday 29 March 2018, Air Belgium celebrated the first commercial flight of one of its two Airbus A340 aircraft. Airbus A340-313 OO-ABA had been sub-chartered by Surinam Airways to operate flight PY993 AMS-PBM on […]

2018-03-24-Brussels-Airlines-OO-SND-Aerosmurf-11-01-1024x651.jpg

Brussels Airlines reveals Aerosmurf

7 months, 1415 submitted ideas and 14 painting days after the start of the Belgian Icon contest, Brussels Airlines’ fifth iconic plane is ready to carry out its Belgian colors around Europe and beyond. The […]

2018-02-10-Sun-Emirates-A380-01-1024x683.jpg

A Brief Look At My Flickr Photos – February 2018

Welcome to another edition of  ‘A Brief Look At My Flickr Photos’.  I will review some of the photos I uploaded to Flickr during the past month. For each photo I will share the following information: Subject Location […]

2018-01-30-TUI-Boeing-737-MAX-OO-MAX-13-1024x683.jpg

A Brief Look At My Flickr Photos – January 2018

Welcome to another edition of  ‘A Brief Look At My Flickr Photos’.  I will review some of the photos I uploaded to Flickr during the past month. For each photo I will share the following information: Subject Location […]

2018-01-30-TUI-Boeing-737-MAX-OO-MAX-18-1024x683.jpg

First Boeing 737 MAX for TUI Fly Belgium arrives at Brussels Airport

On Tuesday 30 January 2018, TUI Fly Belgium welcomed its very first Boeing 737 MAX at Brussels Airport. Boeing 737 MAX 8 OO-MAX, baptised ‘Tenerife Alegria’, took off from the Boeing factory in Seattle on […]

2017-11-29-Mechelen-Hail-01-1024x683.jpg

A Brief Look At My Flickr Photos – December 2017

Welcome to another edition of  ‘A Brief Look At My Flickr Photos’.  I will review some of the photos I uploaded to Flickr during the past month. For each photo I will share the following information: Subject Location […]