On January 1, the first batch of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) was delivered to Brussels Airport in Belgium. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) pipeline that supplies kerosene to Brussels Airlines and Airport will also transport SAF through the same system.
As travel restrictions ease, the airport has confirmed the next airlines to move will be Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Brussels Airlines. They follow TUI, Jet2.com and Singapore Airlines.
Aeroflot and Brussels Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement to offer customers a bigger selection of flights and more flexibility when travelling between Brussels and Moscow.
In her new role, Christina Foerster will assume responsibility for product management, the future catering interface and marketing, including responsibility for the customer loyalty program Miles & More.
The project is the most important investment in the 16-year history of the carrier and the first time that the airline will operate long-haul aircraft that are owned and not leased.
Between 2018 and 2019, Brussels Airlines will welcome seven Airbus A330-300 aircraft, to replace seven older A330-200 and A330-300 aircraft that are nearing the end of their leasing period.
Lufthansa has confirmed it will exercise the call option for the outstanding 55 per cent of the shares it does not own in Brussels Airlines. The call option will come into effect by the end of December, with the closing of the transaction will expected at the beginning of January 2017.
Brussels Airlines is adding a new route between Belgium and Mumbai, India which will commence from March next year. The Belgian carrier confirmed that it would begin a five times weekly Brussels-Mumbai service which will be served by an Airbus A330 aircraft configured with Economy, Economy Privilege and Business class cabins.
bmi regional has added seven new routes to its network thanks to an agreement extending the carrier’s codeshare partnership with Brussels Airlines. Routes from the Great Britain, Northern Ireland and France will go on sale via bmi regional’s website and call centre from today.
The executive board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG informed the company’s supervisory board at its meeting yesterday that Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines have agreed to extend – by an additional three months – the deadline for Lufthansa to decide on the call option to fully acquire Brussels Airlines’ parent company SN Airholding. Under their existing agreement, Lufthansa was required to take this decision, through which it could acquire the remaining 55 per cent of SN Airholding by the beginning of June.