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.

A Brussels Airlines A330 from Kinshasa to Brussels re-starts engine after failure

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-223 registered OO-SFU (MSN 324) was performing flight SN358 from Kinshasa (scheduled departure time 21:00, actual departure time 21:34) to Brussels, on 10...

Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 (OO-SFN) is undergoing salvage at the Pinal Airpark in Arizona

About one month ago, on 13 November, one of the oldest Airbus A330 aircraft left Brussels Airport for her final destination: Pinal Airpark. On 28...

Wolfgang Mayrhuber, former Chairman and CEO of Lufthansa, passed away

Wolfgang Mayrhuber, former Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, passed away last Saturday, 1 December 2018, at the age of 71, due...

Eurowings takes over the Dusseldorf-Newark route from Lufthansa and adds it to its JFK route

Hotspot New York City: Eurowings now flies to Newark Discover the most attractive Christmas shopping locations in New York with Eurowings Tricks for avoiding...
Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 - copyright Wim Peeters

Brussels Airlines rejuvenates its Airbus A330 long-haul fleet

Together with Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines invests in the replacement of seven of its ten Airbus A330 long-haul aircraft. Already one aircraft left the airline’s...

Winter is coming, and so is Brussels Airlines’ b.gift

This year again, Brussels Airlines launches its b.gift, a flight gift-card to put under the Christmas tree. The airline launches a gift-card, giving you...

Brussels Airlines prepares for Summer 2019 with increased frequencies to Africa and to European leisure destinations

Brussels Airlines increases its flight frequencies to African destinations Accra, Freetown, Lomé and Monrovia to offer more flexibility and even better connecting options. Furthermore,...

Brussels Airlines welcomes 98 new flight attendants

The airline remains one of the most attractive employers in Belgium Brussels Airlines welcomes 98 new colleagues to its cabin crew department. In November, the...

After 25 years of commercial service, Brussels Airlines’ OO-SFN is leaving for Pinal Airpark

This morning (13 November), one of the oldest Airbus A330 aircraft left Brussels Airport for her final destination. On 28 October 2018, the 25-year-old...

Brussels Airlines extends loyalty programme LOOP

Brussels Airlines adds new features to its loyalty programme LOOP, designed for the increasing number of customers that flies with Brussels Airlines.  From now...

140 Brussels Airlines passengers stranded in Tel Aviv for two days

On Sunday (4 November), the weather radar of a Brussels Airlines Airbus A320 (OO-SNC) broke down at Tel Aviv Airport. The airline was forced...
Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 - copyright Wim Peeters

Engine failure on Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 between Kinshasa and Brussels Airport

On 5 November, the left engine of a Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 (OO-SFZ) flying between Kinshasa and Brussels as SN359 failed to operate. At...

Brussels Airlines is gradually phasing out Sukhoi SuperJet 100’s

Brussels Airlines is gradually phasing out the Sukhoi SuperJet 100's - operated by CityJet - during Winter 2018/2019. For some time now, the Belgian...

European Commission closes investigation into Brussels Airlines and TAP Air Portugal codeshare agreement on Brussels-Lisbon route

The European Commission has decided to close its antitrust investigation into a codeshare agreement between Brussels Airlines and TAP Air Portugal relating to the...

Brussels Airlines’ pilots and psychotherapists treat aviophobia

Many guests choose to fly to their destination. Still, a significant number of people suffer from fear of flying to some degree. Fortunately, fear of...

Brussels Airlines does no longer publish separate traffic figures

Some of you wondered why the traffic figures of Brussels Airlines were not published on the same day as those of the Lufthansa Group...

Brussels Airport partners (Brussels Airlines, TUIfly, DHL Express, Belgocontrol) strengthen environmental cooperation

Belgocontrol and Brussels Airport Company have signed a cooperation agreement with Brussels Airlines, TUI Fly and DHL Express, on undertaking joint initiatives that further...

Brussels Airlines invests further in its Africa network, axes Mumbai

  Brussels Airlines continues to invest in its position on the African market, by further reinforcing its flight offer to and from the continent. As...
Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 - copyright Wim Peeters

“Belgium Stop Over”: the Brussels Airlines way to stimulate Belgian tourism

After the success of the Hi Belgium Pass, Brussels Airlines launches a new travel option for connecting passengers to visit different Belgian cities during...

Brussels Airlines records 16.6% passenger growth in August

In August, Brussels Airlines attracted 137,282 more passengers compared to the same period last year, representing a growth of 16.6%. The Seat Load Factor...