Brussels Airlines employees and Belgian CEO’s take off to Africa to cycle for charity
45 Brussels Airlines employees took off to Dakar today for the third edition of Bike for Africa. Tomorrow 20 CEO’s and top managers of Belgian companies will join them, when they start a 5-day, 400km mountain bike tour through Senegal and The Gambia to support both local and Belgian organizations and to raise awareness about the potential of the African continent in the aftermath of the Ebola crisis. The goal: raise 150,000 euro.
About Brussels Airlines
Brussels Airlines, member of Lufthansa Group and a Star Alliance member, is the Belgian airline that offers the widest choice of flights to and from the capital of Europe, Brussels Airport. The company has more than 3,500 employees and 49 aircraft operating some 300 flights daily, connecting the Capital of Europe to over 90 European and African destinations, as well as two destinations in the USA (New York JFK and Washington D.C.). As from April 2016 the airline will operate 5 weekly flights to Toronto (Canada).
On long haul flights, the airline operates an all new Business Class with full flatbeds and state of the art inflight entertainment, and a brand new Economy class with ergonomic seats and individual inflight entertainment touchscreens. Long-haul flights are operated with Airbus A330-200 and A330-300 aircraft.
On its European routes, mainly operated with Airbus A319/A320, Brussels Airlines offers the choice between Check&Go, Light&Relax, Flex&Fast and Bizz&Class.
In addition to its 23 long haul destinations in Africa and the US, Brussels Airlines and its intercontinental partners also offer long-haul codeshare flights to the United Arab Emirates, China, Thailand, India, North America and Canada.
Brussels Airlines offers cargo capacity on all its flights, commercialised by the Cargo Department. The airline also handles its own daily maintenance.
Brussels Airlines is owned by SN Airholding and is backed up by more than 90 years of aviation experience.
More information on brusselsairlines.com