Brussels Airlines is the Belgian airline group that offers the widest choice of flights to and from its base at Brussels Airport. A fleet of 43 aircraft and about 3500 employees from the Brussels Airlines group are assuring some 300 punctual flights daily, connecting the capital of Europe to more than 60 premium European and African and US airports.
On its European routes, operated mainly with Airbus A319/A320 and AVRO, Brussels Airlines offers the choice of 4 different travel classes: Bizz&Class, Flex&Fast, Light&Relax and Check&Go. On medium- and long-haul flights, the airline operates traditional business or economy class. Long-haul flights are operated with Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
In addition to 19 destinations on the African continent and a direct transatlantic service to New York, Brussels Airlines and its intercontinental partners also offer long-haul service to the Middle East, China, Thailand, India and Canada.
Brussels Airlines is owned by SN Airholding and is backed up by more than 80 years of aviation experience in Belgium. In June 2009, Lufthansa acquired 45% of the company's shares. Since 9 December 2009, Brussels Airlines is a member of Star Alliance, the world largest airline alliance.visit the Brussels Airlines website
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