Tag: Brussels airlines

Lufthansa Group Welcomes Almost 10 Million Passengers in March 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some 9.6 million passengers in March, 14% more than the same period last year, although the popular Easter travel time started at the beginning of April. In the first quarter, 25.2 million passengers, travelled with the Lufthansa Group, amounting to 13% more than the previous year. Total capacity […]

Brussels Airlines Unveils Tomorrowland-Themed Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tomorrowland has been honored by Brussels Airlines. The carrier has unveiled a special themed aircraft featuring the electronic music festival held every year in Boom, Belgium. According to the airline Tomorrowland is considered “the most international gathering in the world,” with thounsands of visitors from over 200 countries gathering for “an unforgettable weekend and friendship […]

Ryanair On Collision Course with German Carrier Lufthansa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair has confirmed plans to move into Lufthansa’s home hub of Frankfurt, stepping up its push into bigger airports and ratcheting up pressure on the German carrier which is expanding its own budget flights. Lufthansa said earlier yesterday it would offer fewer seats than planned this quarter as it seeks to offset pressure on ticket […]

Lufthansa Group to Serve New Holiday Destinations Over Winter

Reading Time: 5 minutes The airlines in the Lufthansa group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines – will be even a more attractive option for winter holidaymakers and business travellers this winter. Lufthansa Group airlines to fly to 255 destinations in 101 countries this winter As always, passengers can rely on the high […]

Brussels Airport Still Beset With Problems After March 22nd Bombings

Reading Time: 2 minutes In what has been described as a bizarre situation by the airport operator, increased security measures at Brussels airport have caused many flight delays and a good number of passengers to miss their flights. This includes the former Belgian Prime Minister, Yves Leterme, who missed his Budapest flight after being delayed by two hours and […]

Brussels Airport Reopens for Limited Service

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brussels Airport reopened on Sunday for three “symbolic” flights by Brussels Airlines following days of negotiations between airport authorities and police over new security measures. A Brussels Airlines departure to Faro, Portugal, marked the first flight operation since March 22, when a pair of bombs that detonated in the airport’s departure area killed 16 people […]

Airport Closure Costs Brussels Airlines €5m a Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes As Brussels Airport in Zaventem, Belgium, remains closed following the March 22 deadly terrorist attacks, Brussels Airlines says the airport closure is costing it €5 million ($5.6 million) a day. This is putting Brussels Airlines in its deepest crises since it was established in 2002, spokesperson Wencke Lemmes told ATW in Brussels. “Our first priority […]

Brussels Airlines Unveils Magritte Livery

Reading Time: 1 minute Brussels Airlines has unveiled the second in a series of specially designed aircraft liveries inspired by by Belgian icons. Following on from last year’s Tintin livery, the carrier has partnered with the Foundation Magritte to create an exterior livery on one of its A320 aircraft incorporating two of Magritte’s paintings – La Clairvoyance and Le […]

Brussels Airlines Temporarily Switches Operations to Antwerp, Liege

Reading Time: 1 minute As Brussels Airport remains closed following Tuesday’s deadly terrorist attacks, Brussels Airlines will transfer 10 Airbus A319/320s to Liege and five Avro regional jets to Antwerp to transport passengers during the busy Easter Holiday weekend. “Today, March 24, we plan to operate 44 flights from Liege and 20 flights from Antwerp. Tomorrow there are 66 […]

Lufthansa Group’s Summer Destinations

Reading Time: 4 minutes Group member airlines serve 316 points in 101 countries in 2016 summer schedules; numerous new and additional services for the benefit of air travelers The airlines of the Lufthansa Group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and SWISS – will be even more attractive this summer for business and leisure travellers alike. And, as […]