Brussels Airlines SN
Brussels Airlines, member of the Lufthansa Group, is the Belgian airline that offers the widest choice of flights to and from its hub at Brussels Airport. The company counts more than 3.500 employees and 44 aircraft operating some 250 flights daily, connecting the capital of Europe to over 70 premium European and African destinations as well as to New York JFK and Washington Dulles Airport. Brussels Airlines is owned by SN Airholding and is backed up by more than 80 years of aviation experience.
Next to a dedicated Business Class, called "b.business", Brussels Airlines offers an Economy Class on its European network that's designed to give business travellers all the flexibility they need, but at economy fares. "b.flex economy+" is a fully flexible fare, which includes flight changes, refunds and fast-lane access - ideal for passengers who want to save time and need comfort and flexibility but at economy prices. The airline also offers very attractive "b.light economy" leisure fares.
Brussels Airlines operates about 65 weekly scheduled flights to Africa, connecting 19 business and leisure destinations to and via Brussels. With the intra-African operations of its partner airline Korongo Airlines out of its hub Lubumbashi, Brussels Airlines confirms its positions as a key player connecting Africa to the world.
Flying to New York JFK, Washington Dulles or to one of the numerous African destinations on the Brussels Airlines network has become even more comfortable than ever. The airline recently invested 30 million euro in comfortable flatbed seats in Business Class, generous seating comfort in Economy Class, trendy design and revolutionary entertainment technology.
Miles and More is Europe's leading airline loyalty program, offering Brussels Airlines passengers a fantastic range of benefits and advantages when flying throughout the world. With direct access to a huge choice of Miles and More airlines and numerous ground partners, Brussels Airlines frequent flyers can now earn miles faster than with any other program.
Brussels Airlines consistent drive for excellence has been reflected in the awards it has won over the years. Winner for the 9th year in a row of the Belgian Travel Industry's short-haul airline of the year, Brussels Airlines has also won the long-haul airline of the year on numerous occasions and the airline is consistently in the top 5 in terms of European punctuality ratings.
In 2013, the Belgian airline has been rewarded by The Brussels Airport Company with the “Network Development Award Long-Haul Airline” for the introduction of its new daily operations to New York JFK and for the increase of frequencies to Africa.
In addition, the Belgian carrier has received the European Commission's 2013 GreenLight Award for having upgraded its maintenance hangar in Brussels that resulted in a reduction of energy consumption by nearly 70% while the lighting quality was raised.
The new long haul product of Brussels Airlines has also received numerous awards. During the Apex Expo, the international trade fair for in-flight product in the US, top professionals from the aviation industry and the specialized press awarded Brussels Airlines with the prestigious Avion award "Best Single Achievement in the Passenger Experience.
Also in terms of service on board, Brussels Airlines was awarded by the leading American business traveller magazine "Global Traveler". At a tasting contest of wines being offered by airlines from all over the world, the airline won the first prize in the category "best wines in Business Class". In the category of best champagnes, Brussels Airlines ended in the top 3.