Eurowings A330

Oops: Brussels Airlines’ Nine Hour Flight To Nowhere

Brussels Airlines is in a unique position. They're owned by Lufthansa, but Lufthansa is in the process of basically merging Brussels Airlines and Eurowings, which is their low cost airline. It seems complications related to that may have led to a very…

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Brussels Airlines Introduces New Business Class (And More)

Brussels Airlines has today announced a new passenger experience on their intercontinental flights, which they're calling "a boutique hotel in the air" (that seems like a bit of a stretch to me, but...). Brussels Airlines has a fleet of 12 Airbus A330s…

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Brussels Airlines A330

Lufthansa Integrating Brussels Airlines Into Eurowings

Just as we have the "big three" global carriers in the US, the same is sort of true in Europe, as they have three mega-airlines -- Air France-KLM, IAG, and Lufthansa Group. The aviation industry has changed radically around the world over the past decade,…

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Filed Under: Brussels, Lufthansa
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Review: Brussels Airlines Lounge Brussels Airport

I spent the night at the Sheraton Brussels Airport, which I've reviewed in the past, and therefore won't be reviewing this time around. My TAP Air Portugal flight from Brussels to Lisbon was departing at 6:15AM, though I got to the airport at around…

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Avro100

Brussels Airlines Schedules Last Avro RJ100 Flight

Last month Swiss retired their last Avro RJ100 after decades of service. It was a sad moment for us avgeeks, but from a passenger and environmental perspective, it was for the better. The airline replaced their four-engined jets with new Bombardier C-Series…

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Brussels Airlines Dawn

When An Airline Phone Agent Can’t Help, Try Twitter

For decades telephone was the way to contact airlines, whether to book a ticket, change a reservation or voice complaints. However, most airlines now offer online features for everything, including feedback and compensation requests. Of the airlines…

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Brussels Airlines Starting Flights To Toronto In March 2016

Last week I wrote about how Jet Airways (an India-based airline) is discontinuing their Brussels hub, out of which they've operated transatlantic flights for years. The airline flew from Brussels to Newark and Toronto, and in the other direction flew…

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Brussels Airlines Tomorrowland

Introduction: Flying Brussels Airlines To Tomorrowland

In terms of ridiculous but totally worthwhile reasons for taking a trip, this probably ranks pretty high up there. As I explained in the post I wrote when I embarked on the trip, I love electronic dance music, but I’d never dance (no matter how much…

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Brussels Airlines Tomorrowland Flight

Brussels Airlines Tomorrowland Flight Tomorrow!

Hello from Brussels! Why am I here? Well, lets go back to last Thursday for a moment. I was at Amsterdam Airport about to get on my KLM flight to Chicago when I saw my friend Bart Tweeting about Brussels Airlines' Tomorrowland flight. Quick background…

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