Brussels Airlines unpacks its planes


Following 12 weeks of hibernation, the birds at Brussels Airlines are ready to spread their wings again. Each aircraft took 400 man-hours to put into stowage, but it takes half that time to get them flight-ready again. The tasks in this video that seemed mundane yesterday have such significance today: who would have thought the sight of removing an engine cover could bring a lump to one’s throat?

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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