Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines is the flag carrier and largest airline of Belgium based and headquartered at Brussels Airport. It operates to over 90 destinations in Europe, North America and Africa and also offers additional charter services, maintenance and crew training. The airline is a member of the Star Alliance as well as the International Air Transport Association and the Association of European Airlines. The airline's IATA code SN is inherited from its predecessors, Sabena and SN Brussels Airlines. It is a 100% subsidiary of Lufthansa, in which it is being integrated into Eurowings.

[Trip report] Flying Eurowings between Dusseldorf and Vienna on Brussels Airlines operated Airbus A340

On 20 March, an Airbus A340 lifted for Eurowings for the first time ever. Flight EW9778 started in the morning in the North Rhine-Westphalia...

First Airbus A340 long-haul jet for Eurowings took off, ‘operated by Brussels Airlines’

From the end of April, the Belgian airline will use three aircraft for Eurowings to attractive long-haul destinations in the United States and...

The Music Factory from JOE at Brussels Airlines

This morning (Wednesday, 21 March) Flemish radio station Joe broadcasted live from the Brussels Airlines crewroom. The radio show featured colleagues talking about their jobs...

Brussels Airlines starts summer season with 26 new destinations

Brussels Airlines launches the biggest network expansion in the company’s history. Thanks to the cooperation with tour operators Neckermann, Thomas Cook and Pegase, the company...

Dieter Vranckx, new Chief Financial Officer and deputy CEO of Brussels Airlines

As of May 1st, Belgian Dieter Vranckx will become the third member of the Management Board of Brussels Airlines, which will collectively report to...

Brussels Airlines re-launches regular flights to Yerevan from June 2

The Brussels Airlines, Belgium’s national carrier, received a permission from Armenia’s General Department of Civil Aviation to operate Brussels-Yerevan-Brussels regular flights from June 2,...

2017, an important year for Brussels Airlines with significant strategic investments and transformation initiatives; EBIT of €14.98 million in 2017

For Brussels Airlines, 2017 was marked by positive financial results in a highly competitive environment and strategic investment for the future. Operating profit (EBIT) of...

Extraordinary works council at Brussels Airlines: a bleak future in Brussels?

This morning, Monday 12 March, an extraordinary works council took place at the headquarters of Brussels Airlines in the presence of the CEO of...

[Trip report] Travelling Brussels – Hannover – Brussels on Brussels Airlines subcontractors: bmi regional & CityJet

For as far as I know, Brussels Airlines uses three subcontractors for some of its flights: ASL Airlines France B737-300 or B737-700 on feeder flights...

16.5% growth for Brussels Airlines in February

During the month of February 636,068 passengers boarded a Brussels Airlines flight, 16.5% more compared to the same month last year. Across the entire...
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Designated Brussels Airlines CEO Christina Foerster on Women in Leadership: „Go for it“

In about three weeks from now, on 1st April 2018, Christina Foerster will become CEO of Brussels Airlines, the first woman ever at the helm...

Brussels Airlines celebrates International Women’s Day with all-female crews to Berlin, Abidjan and Accra

With the majority of its workforce being female, Brussels Airlines advocates equal opportunities for men and women in their work life. As a symbolic...

Brussels Airlines’ Bike for Africa cycles 400km through Cameroon for Mercy Ships

On Wednesday 28 February 2018, 40 Brussels Airlines employees took off to Cameroon to start a six-day mountain bike tour: Bike for Africa. With...

Brussels Airlines likely to resume flights to Yerevan this summer

Brussels Airlines is likely to resume direct flights between Brussels and Yerevan, Armenia’s aviation authorities said today. The news emerged following a meeting between the...

Winners of the 11th Brussels Airport Aviation Awards – The Diamond Award to the 3,500 employees of Brussels Airlines

During an award ceremony held at the Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel on Monday evening, 26th February 2018, Brussels Airport rewarded its partners and the airlines...

Brussels Airlines Cargo receives CEIV certificate for pharmaceuticals transport

IATA, the International Air Transport Association, has awarded Brussels Airlines Cargo with its CEIV Pharma certificate, IATA’s excellence label for pharmaceutical transport. CEIV, the...

Young flight attendant Emeraude (6) stole the show at Brussels Airport and on her flight to Porto

On Sunday, passengers and crew at Brussels airport and on a flight to Porto, met a remarkable passenger: Emeraude, a 6-year-old cheerful girl that...

Prime Minister Charles Michel had a meeting with Thorsten Dirks (CEO Eurowings) and Christina Förster (CEO Brussels Airlines)

Last night Prime Minister Charles Michel had a meeting with Thorsten Dirks, CEO of Eurowings and Christina Förster, newly assigned CEO of Brussels Airlines....

Brussels Airlines starts 2018 with a passenger growth of 15%

During the month of January 76.895 more passengers boarded a Brussels Airlines flight compared to the same month last year. Both the European and...

Eurowings CEO Thorsten Dirks wants Brussels Airlines to become a Long Haul Centre of Excellence

As Eurowings is still occupied with the takeover of bankrupt Air Berlin, Thorsten Dirks does not have a concrete future plan for Brussels Airlines yet....