Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa commence cooperation

Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa are stepping up their cooperation within the framework of the planned admission of the Belgian carrier to the Star Alliance.

From 15 February, passengers from both airlines will have access to both their lounges. Members with Platinum status in the Belgian airline’s Privilege frequent flyer programme will in future be entitled to use all Lufthansa Senator and Business-Class lounges, worldwide. In turn, Lufthansa’s frequently flying Miles & More members will have access to the lounges of Brussels Airlines. From this weekend, HON Circle members of Miles & More as well as passengers with Senator status and First-Class travellers will have the use of the Belgian carrier’s lounges in Brussels. Additionally, passengers’ baggage can be checked-through to their final destination on flights operated by the two airlines. 

Plans for the next steps in cooperation between Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa are already underway: Passengers will very shortly be able to combine the fares of the two carriers in cross-border traffic. Conclusion of a code-share agreement encompassing large parts of the two airlines’ networks is also envisaged. The accord will enable numerous connections to be offered under joint flight numbers. Additionally, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines are to pool their frequent flyer programmes.

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About Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines is the home carrier of Belgium and one of the four network airlines of the Lufthansa Group. It connects the European capital from Brussels Airport with over 85 destinations, 17 of which are in Sub Saharan Africa. The company employs more than 3,300 people and operates 43 aircraft.

Brussels Airlines aims to emit 50% less CO2 by 2030 compared to 2019 and plans to be carbon neutral by 2050. The airline is participating in the Stargate Project led by Brussels Airport and is therefore part of the testing ground for sustainable aviation at its home base. In addition, the airline signed the Circular Economy agreement of the Antwerp Management School in 2021. The airline was the first to transport Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) through the CEPS-pipeline connecting Brussels Airport early 2023. By end 2024, Brussels Airlines will have welcomed five state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo allowing the airline to significantly lower its CO2- and noise-emissions on its medium-haul network.

As an ambassador of its country, Brussels Airlines brings the world to Belgium and the best of Belgium to the world, among others through collaborations with Belgian Star Chefs, Belgian culinary products and the Belgian Icons, specially painted aircraft that honour a Belgian iconic person, team or event to promote Belgian culture worldwide.

More information on brusselsairlines.com 


About Star Alliance

The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance, based on a customer value proposition of global reach, worldwide recognition and seamless service. Since inception, it has offered the largest and most comprehensive airline network, with a focus on improving customer experience across the Alliance journey.

Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 10,000 daily flights to almost 1,200 airports in 184 countries.

More information on staralliance.com

Contact

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