Preview: Brussels Airlines reports first-half loss of EUR 182 million due to coronavirus pandemic

Brussels Airlines reports first-half loss of EUR 182 million due to coronavirus pandemic

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic and its unprecedented impact on the aviation sector, Brussels Airlines reports a loss of EUR -182 million in the first six months of 2020, despite the drastic cost-control measures taken to combat the crisis. First half revenues fell to EUR 252 million, 63% below their prior-year level. (H1 2019: EUR 684 million). Brussels Airlines transported 67% fewer passengers between January and June and the seat load factor dropped by 7.4 percentage points to 72.4%.

Brussels Airlines optimizes its short-haul product

Brussels Airlines optimizes its short-haul product

Stabilization package of the Belgian federal government and Lufthansa pave the way for the turnaround of Brussels Airlines

Stabilization package of the Belgian federal government and Lufthansa pave the way for the turnaround of Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines expands its flight offer in September and October

Brussels Airlines expands its flight offer in September and October

Brussels Airlines reaches agreement with its social partners on structural measures paving the way for a long-term profitable future of the company

Brussels Airlines reaches agreement with its social partners on structural measures paving the way for a long-term profitable future of the company

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Inside Brussels Airlines: how an airline gets ready for takeoff after 12 weeks of hibernation

Inside Brussels Airlines: how an airline gets ready for takeoff after 12 weeks of hibernation

Brussels Airlines prepares to start flights on 15 June with set of sanitary measures

Brussels Airlines prepares to start flights on 15 June with set of sanitary measures

Brussels Airlines restarts its operations with a network of 59 destinations from June until August

Brussels Airlines restarts its operations with a network of 59 destinations from June until August

Brussels Airlines plans to resume its flight operations with a reduced network offer as from 15 June

Brussels Airlines plans to resume its flight operations with a reduced network offer as from 15 June

Brussels Airlines takes substantial and indispensable measures to ensure its survival and create a sustainable future for the company

Brussels Airlines takes substantial and indispensable measures to ensure its survival and create a sustainable future for the company

Brussels Airlines further extends the temporary suspension of its flights

Brussels Airlines further extends the temporary suspension of its flights

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Jan Smets to take over from Etienne Davignon as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of SN Airholding

Jan Smets to take over from Etienne Davignon as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of SN Airholding

Etienne Davignon to remain member of the Board of Directors and Christina Foerster to join as new member

Inside Brussels Airlines: how an airline prepares its fleet for hibernation

Inside Brussels Airlines: how an airline prepares its fleet for hibernation

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About Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines is Belgium's national airline, connecting the capital of Europe to more than 80 destinations, whereof 17 in Sub-Saharan Africa, the continent Brussels Airlines considers its second home. Moreover, Brussels Airlines offers 65 destinations in Europe, 3 in North America and Tel Aviv. The company has over 4,000 employees and 48 aircraft operating some 250 flights daily, flying more than 10 million passengers a year to, via and from Brussels Airport. Thanks to its no-compromise positioning, Brussels Airlines combines competitive fares with the highest service quality.  With yearly changing Belgian Star Chefs, its wide offer of Belgian food and drinks and the six Belgian Icons, Brussels Airlines is an ambassador of its country, bringing the world to Belgium and the best of Belgium to the world.

Brussels Airlines offers cargo capacity on all its flights, commercialized by Lufthansa Cargo. The airline also handles the daily maintenance of its aircraft fleet.

Brussels Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group and is a member of Star Alliance. The company was founded in 2002 and is 100% owned by Deutsche Lufthansa AG.

More information on brusselsairlines.com


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