Tag: Brussels airlines

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 […]