Unlike most of the other airlines, Brussels Airlines is a fairly new airline. It was formed in November 2006 as the result of a merger between Virgin Express, a low cost European airline and SN Brussels Airlines, which is the largest Belgian airline that offers full service. The airline began its operations in March 2007.
Both airlines, Virgin Express and SN Brussels Airlines, have been known for their reliability and punctuality as well as the value for money passengers enjoy. All of these qualities have been transferred onto Brussels Airlines. Brussels Airlines might be a new airline formed at the beginning of a new chapter in aviation history, but it comes with the backing of 80 years of aviation experience in Belgium.
Today, Brussels Airlines is the leading airline operating out of Belgium. It offers its customers innovative services, safety, punctuality and reliability. The airline’s value system is all about making a difference, delivering value for money and constantly maintaining a customer centric approach.,
Being a young airline, their fleet is also fairly new and equipped with the latest in comforts. To serve its European destinations it uses the AVRO RJ85, BAe 146 or the AVRO RJ100. The Airbus A319s are used for flights to the Middle East, Europe and North America. The airline owns 3 of these aircrafts. The airbus A330-300 is used to serve the African destinations. These aircrafts have Business Class and are also used to carry cargo. The Boeing 737-300 and 737-400 are also used to service a few of their European destinations.
Brussels Airlines flies to a vast number of international destinations across the continents. Some of them are: Angola, Luanda, Cameroon, Yaoundé, Abidjan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Kenya, Nairobi, Morocco, Rwanda and Casablanca in Africa; Tel Aviv and Israel in Asia; Vienna, Brussels, Prague, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Paris, Nice, Marseille, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Florence, Rome, Milan, Venice, Lisbon and Warsaw in Europe; St Petersburg and Moscow in Russia; Madrid in Spain; Stockholm in Sweden; Zurich and Geneva in Switzerland, Istanbul in Turkey and London, Bristol, Birmingham in the United Kingdom.