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Africa Travel Association welcomes Brussels Airlines as corporate member

(eTN) - Just days from launching their commercial flights to Washington, DC, initially served 5 times a week from Brussels with an Airbus A330-200, Brussels Airlines has joined the Africa Travel Assoc

Brussels Airlines announces flights to Washington as 2nd US destination

(eTN) - A regular source from Brussels Airlines (SN) has today confirmed what the grapevine has been talking about for a while, that after the launch of daily flights to New York in June last year, Wa

Brussels Airlines announces cabin upgrade

(eTN) - It was learned over the weekend from a regular source in Kampala that the Belgian national airline, Brussels Airlines, is planning to upgrade their entire A330 fleet, presently comprising 6 ai

Brussels Airlines announces increase in frequencies to Nairobi and Bujumbura

(eTN) - Information was received from Brussels Airlines that they will, come April next year, increase their frequencies to Nairobi from presently 3 to 4 a week, while at the same time also raising th

Brussels Airlines pulls out the stops in Kampala

UGANDA (eTN) - The timing of Brussels Airlines (SN) CEO Bernard Gustin's visit to Uganda for a media blitz was certainly intriguing as far as the timing was concerned, falling half way between the lau

New revolutionary partnership at Brussels International Airport

PARIS, France (eTN) - It is far from being an insignificant evolution, even if few travelers know yet about the change.

Airline deals investigated by EU regulators

Two airline cooperation agreements - between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines and between Brussels Airlines and TAP Air Portugal, are being probed by EU regulators.

Aviation news: Brussels Airlines carries more traffic in 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - In spite of the problems in 2010 with the Icelandic ash cloud and the severe winter snow storms in December, Brussels Airlines (SN), the Belgian national airline, carried overall 4.4 pe

Aviation news: Brussels Airlines now offers codeshared flight to Estonia

UGANDA (eTN) - The Kampala office of Brussels Airlines (SN) has confirmed that effective the end of October, they will offer their passengers from East Africa’s destinations Entebbe, Nairobi, Kigali

Brussels Airlines expands reach by codeshares

UGANDA (eTN) - Passengers booking their flights on Brussels Airlines (SN) recently received good news from their Kampala sales team, when they were told of the new codeshared flights between Brussels

Brussels Airlines adds 5th A330-300 to fleet

(eTN) Brussels Airlines (SN) has taken delivery of a 5th leased Airbus A330-300, which will be deployed across a growing African network in the coming days.

Codeshare agreement with Brussels Airlines expands United service to Europe, Africa

CHICAGO - United customers may enjoy convenient new connections to cities in Europe and Africa under a new codeshare agreement with Brussels Airlines that is open for sale today.

Brussels Airlines beefs up Africa air service

Following Brussels Airlines' acquisition of another

Codeshare agreement pursued by US Airways and Brussels Airlines

US Airways customers will soon enjoy greater access to Europe and Africa thanks to a new codeshare agreement with Brussels Airlines. The agreement is subject to both U.S.

Brussels Airlines joint CEOs confirm focus on Africa

During the celebrations of Brussels Airlines entry into the global Star Alliance, opportunity arose to speak with the joint CEOs of SN, Mssrs.

Star Alliance goes west with Brussels Airlines

A light and sound show over Brussels Grand Place and a lavish party in the reception rooms of Brussels City Hall welcomed the official entry of Brussels Airlines in Star Alliance, the world’s leadin

Brussels Airlines becomes member of Star Alliance

At an official ceremony held in Brussels’ historic “Grand-Place” today, the CEOs of the Star Alliance member airlines welcomed Brussels Airlines to the family.

Star Alliance set for new Entebbe link

The two current African members of the world’s leading airline alliance, South African Airways and Egypt Air, are already flying to Entebbe on a regular basis.

Uganda OKs Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa code-share for Entebbe

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Information has been received that the Ugandan Civil Aviation Authority has granted permission to Brussels Airlines to add a Lufthansa code-share flight number to their own for

Brussels Airlines CEO expects EU Commission to clear Lufthansa deal

The Co-Chief Executive of Brussels Airlines said on Thursday he expects the EU Commission to give its green light to Lufthansa's planned acquisition of the Belgian carrier in the next coming days.

Brussels Airlines to code-share Entebbe with Lufthansa

News are emerging that both Brussels Airlines (SN) and Lufthansa (LH), which acquired a major stake in SN a while ago, are about to make a major announcement about a code-share deal, involving the Bel

Lufthansa offers EU remedies in Brussels Airlines bid

Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Europe’s second-largest airline, offered European Union regulators concessions in a bid to win approval for its plan to acquire a stake in Brussels Airlines.

Jet Airways expands codeshare agreement with Brussels Airlines

Jet Airways has expanded its codeshare agreement with Brussels Airlines to add the European cities of Marseille, Toulouse, Geneva, and Vienna to its existing international network.

EU probes Lufthansa Brussels Airlines deal

BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Union is investigating whether the proposed takeover of Brussels Airlines by Germany's Lufthansa AG impedes fair and open competition in the airline sector.

Lufthansa buys stake in Belgian airline

BRUSSELS: Deutsche Lufthansa, the second-largest European airline, agreed to buy 45 percent of SN Brussels Airlines for €65 million as the pace of consolidation in the industry accelerates.

Lufthansa to buy stake in Brussels Airlines

FRANKFURT, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Europe's second-largest airline, plans to pay 65 million euros ($96.1 million) for a 45 percent stake in fledgling carrier Brussels Airlines with t

Wolfgang’s East Africa tourism report


Airline flies slower to cut costs

Belgium's Brussels Airlines has announced it is slowing speeds and reducing weight on some of its aircraft in order to reduce fuel costs.The airline said slowing its planes by about 10km/h would cut its annual fuel bill by 1m euros ($1.6m; £800,000) and add a minute or two to flight times.

Wolfgang’s East Africa report

BRUSSELS AIRLINES CELEBRATES 4TH FLIGHT In time for the Christmas high season rush, Brussels Airlines has commenced its long-awaited fourth weekly flight between Brussels and Entebbe. The occasion was celebrated in style at the new Imperial Royale Hotel in the form of a pre-Christmas cocktail party for clients of the airline, the business community and, of course, the travel fraternity.