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Strikes / Bad Weather 2010 - August 2013

 

 

 


 

A Kuwait Airways's A300-600R in the mist, at Paris (NOV 2012).

 

 

In this category, you will find infos about strikes or bad weather which can disrupt flights to or from Rwandan airports. Some changements can occur quickly, without that we get the time to update the infos. So passengers have to contact their airlines or check the flghts statuts.

 

 


 

2013



 

 Swissport strike at Brussels Airport

 

16 Mai 2013 : strike ended.

 

 You can contact Brussels Airlines in Kigali  : HERE

 You can contact Brussels Airlines, if you have lost your luggages   :HERE

 

 You can also read the article about the troubles for the Brussels Airlines fleet this month :HERE

 

 Turkish Airlines

 

16 Mai 2013 : Turkish Airlines employees went on strike on Wednesday in a dispute over pay and the reinstatement of sacked workers, but the company said its operations were continuing as planned with planes leaving on time. (HERE)

 

 You can check the status of the flight flights status

 

 

 

 


 

 

 Turkish Airlines

 

15 Mai 2013 : Turkish Airlines employees went on strike on Wednesday in a dispute over pay and the reinstatement of sacked workers, but the company said its operations were continuing as planned with planes leaving on time. (HERE)

 

 You can check the status of the flight flights status

 

 

 Swissport strike at Brussels Airport

 

15 Mai 2013 : strike continues. On 15 May SN 1465 replaces the flight canceled on 14 May: HERE

 

 You can contact Brussels Airlines in Kigali  : HERE

 You can contact Brussels Airlines via their website  :HERE

 

 You can also read the article about the troubles for the Brussels Airlines fleet this month :HERE

 

 

 


 Swissport strike at Brussels Airport

 

14 Mai 2013 : Flight Canceled, on 15 May SN 465 will be replaced by SN 1465

 

 You can contact Brussels Airlines in Kigali  : HERE

 You can contact Brussels Airlines via their website  :HERE

 

 You can also read the article about the troubles for the Brussels Airlines fleet this month :HERE

 


 

 

 Turkish Airlines

 

13 Mai 2013 : according to bloomberg, from 15 May, Turkish Airlines workers will go on strike. However some sources say that, the governement will try to cancel the strike. The strike could affect Turkish Airlines flights to and from Kigali.

 

 You can check the status of the flight flights status

 

 

 Swissport strike at Brussels Airport

 

13 Mai 2013 : according to Brussels Airport, swissport handling agent went on strike yesterday, for undertimined time. Brussels Airlines is affected by the strike. Flights can be delayed, canceled and bags lost.

 

 You can check the status of the flight (Brussels Airport) flights status

 You can check the status of the flight (Brussels Airlines) flights status

 

 

 Bags lost ? You can contact Brussels Airlines : HERE

 

 


 

 

 

 Brussels Airlines

 

12 March 2013 : due to  snowfall is expected over Belgium. Our winter operations teams are ready to clear all runways, aprons and airport roads of snow.

 

Source Brussels Airport

 

 

Estimated Arrival at Kigali : 22h45, instead of 19h55.

 

You can check the status of the flight :

 

Brussels - Kigali : flights status

 


 

KLM Airlines

 

09 March 2013 : due to delay during the loading, KL 537 left the gate at 10h55 instead of 10h05.

                          The aircraft took off at 11 h20.  Estimated Arrival at Kigali : 19h53, instead of 19h10.

 

You can check the status of the flight :

 

 Amsterdam - Kigali : flights status

 

 

 


 

Brussels Airlines :

 

09 FEB : due to the cancelation of the flight SN 463 yesterday, SN 465 will take off at 17 : 00 iso 10 : 45.

 

You can check the status of your flight :

 

 BRU - KGL SN 465 / WB 2463 / LH 5685 / AC 6345 / US 5996 / US 9989 : flights status

 

 


 

28 JAN : WB 301 flight is facing to a huge delay, due to the diversion of WB 300 to Muscat (Oman), due to bad weather :

 

RwandAir :

 

You can check the  status of your flight :

 

 12 : 00 : WB 300 will land at Dubai, at 15h15 local time, instead of 08h35 a.m. WB 301 will leave Dubai at 16h00.

 

Dubai Aiport flights status

 

 


18 JAN : KLM 535 flight is facing to a huge delay, due to a damage on the aircraft. Another aircraft will be available in comming hours.

 

KLM Airlines :

 

You can check the  status of your flight :

 

 13 : 25 : KL 535 left the gate at 13 : 10 and took off at 13 : 23  . ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL : 21 : 40

 

AMS- KGL KL 535flights status

 

 

18 JAN  : MORE than 1300 employees at South African Airways (SAA) are planning to embark on an indefinite strike from today after the National Transport Movement (NTM) union failed to reach agreement over its recognition at the airline earlier this week. Today, the flight to Rwanda seems not to be hardly affected. The return flight to Johannesburg will be operated tomorrow.

 

South African Airways :

 

You can check the  status of your flight :

 

 11 : 10 :   SAA 88 left the gate at 11 : 42 (instead of 11 : 35 ) and took off at 11 : 57.

 

JNB - KGL SAA 88flights status

 


 

Due to the weather conditions in Europe on 15 JAN 2013, Air Traffic between Rwanda and Europe could be disrupted. Passengers are invited, to contact their Airlines :

 

Brussels Airlines :

 

You can check the  status of your flight :

 

 21 : 45 :  SN 465 to Brussels  took off at 22 : 35.

 

BRU - KGL SN 465 / WB 2463 / LH 5685 / AC 6345 / US 5996 / US 9989 : flights status

 

 


06 JAN ; 01.20 a.m: 

 

Due to the weather conditions at Istanbul this week end,  flights between Rwanda and Istanbul could be disrupted. Passengers are invited, to contact their Airlines :

 

Turkish Airlines :

 

You can check the  status of your flight :

 

 01.20 a.m  : for the moment TK 606 will arrived with about 2 hours of delays, at 3.18 a.m. TK 606 on 08 JAN 2013 is scheduled in late. Estimated departure : 4.18 a.m arrival at Istanbul : 12.15 a.m

 

IST - KGL - IST TK 606 : flights status

 


 

05 JAN ; 22.25 : 

 

Due to the weather conditions at Istanbul this week end,  flights between Rwanda and Istanbul could be disrupted. Passengers are invited, to contact their Airlines :

 

Turkish Airlines :

 

You can check the  status of your flight :

 

 22.30 : For the moment TK 612 will arrived with 15 min of delays, at 1.16 a.m. TK 612 on 06 JAN 2013 is scheduled on time

 

IST - KGL - IST TK 612 : flights status

 

 


 

2012

 

05 Dec ; 18.00 : 

 

Due to the weather conditions in Europe for 07 DEC 2012, Air Traffic between Rwanda and Europe could be disrupted. Passengers are invited, to contact their Airlines :

 

Brussels Airlines :

 

You can check the  status of your flight :

 

BRU - KGL SN 463 / WB 2463 / LH 5685 / AC 6345 / US 5996 / US 9989 : flights status

 

 

More informations about rebooking, it's HERE.

 

KLM Airlines :

 

You can check the  status of your flight :

 

AMS - KGL KL 535 / DL 9318 / AF 8251  : flights status

 

More informations about rebooking (including a list of flights that will be canceled), it's HERE.

 

 


2010

 

20 Dec ; 15.30 : 21 Dec 1.00 a.m

 

Due to the weather conditions in Europe, Air Traffic between Rwanda and Europe is disrupted. Passengers are invited, to contact their Airlines :

 

Brussels Airlines :

 

The SN 463 flights taken off, with 2 hours of delays. The flight is scheduled to land at 21.45 at Kigali, instead of 19.45. However; Brussels Airport announced, this morning that the airport will be closed from Monday to Wednesday, due to de-icing shortage (the airport is reopen). The tuesday flight will be operated.

 

Brussels Airlines operates another flight on Monday, it might be canceled, but more informations will be given later.

 

KLM Airlines :

 

According to Schipol Airport and KLM, all flights are operated. Although that, on Saturday 18 december, the KLM 563 left Amsterdam, with 1.45 of delays.



20/12/2010
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