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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.

Brussels Airlines to introduce new own flights after the demise of its subcontractor Flybmi

Flybmi was an important codeshare partner and subcontractor for Brussels Airlines. Its bankruptcy has as a consequence the cancellation of many routes or flights operated...

flybmi ceases operations and is filing for administration; all flights cancelled

On Saturday, flybmi cancelled several flights and repositioned aircraft back to the United Kingdom. Several passengers reported going through security to learn that their...

National strike on 13 February in Belgium: serious impact on air traffic

Belgian trade unions have called a national strike on 13 February after disagreement on a framework wage agreement for the next two years. The...

National strike on 13 February in Belgium: Brussels Airlines cancels entire flight programme (except for some long-haul flights)

Belgian trade unions have called a national strike on 13 February after disagreement on a framework wage agreement for the next two years. The...

Brussels Airlines flight SN465 skipped the Kigali stop on 2 February due to bad weather in Brussels

Brussels Airlines flight SN465 has a triangular route from Brussels to Kigali, continuing to Entebbe before returning to Brussels. On 2 February, bad weather conditions...

A Brussels-Kinshasa flight diverted to Brazzaville, 230 passengers tell about their night in the airport

Several people are angry after being forced to spend the night in Brazzaville airport on January 21. Brussels Airlines apologises and ensures that the...

[Editorial] On the future of Brussels Airlines after the interview of its CEO

Two days ago, I was quietly sipping a coffee in The Loft while waiting for my Brussels Airlines flight to a holiday resort away...

Brussels Airlines to introduce a new special livery while it could face a name change on its European network

"This year, Brussels Airlines will not add new long-haul destinations. There is a chance that the brand name 'Brussels Airlines' will disappear on our...
Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 - copyright Wim Peeters

Brussels Airlines flight SN201 to Dakar returns to Brussels Airport

This Sunday, a Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 (OO-SFG) from Brussels Airport to Dakar Blaise Diagne returned to Belgium due to vibrations of the right...

Computer malfunction: Brussels Airlines’ Airbus A330 to Kigali returns to Brussels Airport

This morning's Brussels Airlines flight SN467 to Kigali came back to Brussels Airport after a technical issue on one of the aircraft's computer systems,...

Photo Special: Meet & greet with all five Belgian Icons of Brussels Airlines

  On Monday 14 January 2019, Brussels Airlines organised a remarkable aviation event. For the first time ever, the Belgian airline lined up all of...

Brussels Airlines offers more flexibility on its African flights with a new, cheaper one-bag fare

As from today, Brussels Airlines increases its flexibility with new travel options on its routes to and from Africa. The new offer contains for...

Brussels Airlines moves its Moscow route from Domodedovo to Sheremetyevo

As from June 2nd, Brussels Airlines will offer flights from Brussels to Sheremetyevo International Airport near the city of Moscow instead of Domodedovo Airport....

Final Sukhoi Superjet 100 flight for Brussels Airlines

Today (Monday 7 January 2019) Brussels Airlines operated its last Sukhoi Superjet 100 flight ever. Less than two years after the Belgian airline awarded a...

The last Brussels Airlines flight to Mumbai takes off this Sunday

India is a difficult market with strong competition. Many airlines have retreated from that country, which is additionally entangled in a heavy bureaucracy. Brussels Airlines...

A second Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 flies to the U.S. for scrapping

After the Airbus A330-303 registered OO-SFN (MSN 037) that flew to Pinal Park, Arizona, for salvage on 13 November 2018, it was the turn of...

Brussels Airlines phases out the Sukhoi SuperJet 100 on 7 January 2019

According to Jim Liu in Routes Online, Brussels Airlines is accelerating the phase-out of the Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft wet-leased from CityJet. The last flight will...

Contaminated fuel caused the engine problems of Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 OO-SFU

The issues at the engines of the Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-200 registered OO-SFU, affected by technical problems during flight SN358 between Kinshasa and Brussels on...

Brussels Airlines Airbus A320 “Amare” returns to Brussels; smell in the cabin

On 21 December, a Brussels Airlines Airbus A320 (OO-SNF) with distinctive Amare livery operating flight SN3779 to Tenerife South Airport headed back to Brussels...

Belgian Red Lions are back in Belgium with Brussels Airlines, as World Champions!

This morning (18 December), Belgium's national men's field hockey team returned from India after their historic World Cup final victory against The Netherlands. Just...