Tag: Brussels airlines

Sukhoi Superjet 100: Gloomy Future in Europe?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Recently the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100), Russia’s regional aircraft, has been surrounded with great uncertainty. Difficulties with after-sales support of the jet, unclear situation with the European customers and other issues have brought the Russian aircraft into sharp focus. In the end of 2018 it was revealed that the only European SSJ100 customer CityJet, an Irish […]

Lufthansa Group to Hire Over 5,000 New Employees in 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Approximately 5,500 new employees will be cleared for take-off with a career in Lufthansa Group this year – in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium alone, the home markets of the aviation group. The company is looking to hire over 1,300 flight attendants – primarily at the Munich hub and at SWISS in Zürich. Up to […]

Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Kinshasa N’djili (DR Congo) to Brussels (Belgium), engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was enroute to Brussels when the left hand engine emitted a loud bang. The crew received an “ENG1 STALL” warning. The crew shut the engine down, drifted down to FL280 and continued to Brussels for […]

Lufthansa Posts Groups Best Ever Annual Results

Reading Time: 2 minutes Total revenues for the Lufthansa Group in 2017 amounted to €35.6 billion, a 12.4 percent increase compared to 2016. The Adjusted EBIT of €2.97 billion was a substantial 69.7 percent year-on-year improvement. An 8.4 percent Adjusted EBIT margin was up 2.9 percentage points compared to 2016. EBIT for 2017 increased more than €1 billion to […]

Lufthansa Group Female Pilots Take off

Reading Time: 2 minutes On 8 March, six all-female crews from Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Brussels Airlines will start their morning rounds to Berlin on time for the International Women’s Day. The jets are flown from Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf, Vienna, Zurich and Brussels by two female pilots each. In order to send out another signal on this […]

Lufthansa Group Airlines is Standardizing Its A320 Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute The Lufthansa Group is driving forward the standardization of its Airbus A320 fleet: Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and SWISS are developing a standard specification for the Airbus A320 fleet. At the same time, the airline brands will be preserved by a different brand look. The standardization process applies to aircraft that will be […]

Brussels Airlines Airbus A320 suffers hard landing at Madrid

Reading Time: 1 minute A Brussels Airlines Airbus A320, in the livery of the Belgium “Red Devils” Soccer National Team, performing flight from Brussels to Madrid landed on Madrid’s runway 32R but touched down hard. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron, where passengers disembarked normally. While the aircraft was being prepared for the […]

Brussels Airlines Makes Investment To Renew Its Long-Haul Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brussels Airlines will acquire seven Airbus A330-300 ‘CEO’ aircraft to replace seven older A330-200 and A330-300 aircraft that are ending their leasing period. This is expected to take place between 2018 and 2019. The carrier, together with the Lufthansa Group, conducted a comprehensive study on the replacement of seven of their ten long-haul aircraft. Based […]

Lufthansa Group Reports Best First Quarter Earnings Since 2008

Reading Time: 4 minutes “We have continued on our successful track in the first quarter of this year and achieved another good result,” said Ulrik Svensson, Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, presenting the Lufthansa Group’s financial results for the first three months of 2017. “For a period that is traditionally difficult for the airline industry, we have […]

Brussels A333 Faces Flaps Problem at Brussels

Reading Time: 1 minute A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration OO-SFM performing flight SN-255 from Brussels (Belgium) to Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), was climbing out of Brussels’ runway 07R when the crew stopped the climb at FL060 being unable to fully retract the flaps. The aircraft entered a hold to burn off fuel, climbed to FL080 and FL100 always maintaining […]