Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer code share flights between Belgium and Germany

Starting on 29 March Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa will offer code share flights between Belgium and Germany. Customers will be able to combine flights of both airlines, which gives them a lot more departure and connection possibilities.

The codeshare agreement will offer passengers of Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa a multitude of daily flights of both Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa between Brussels Airport and Frankfurt, Berlin, Hamburg, Hannover, Nuremberg and Stuttgart. For instance, it will be possible to fly on Brussels Airlines from Brussels to Berlin and to return on Lufthansa. 

This agreement offers customers of both airlines an extended schedule and more flexibility. Brussels Airlines passengers who travel between Brussels and Frankfurt on weekdays will have the choice between not less than eleven flights in both directions. Another example : the codeshare agreement foresees in nine daily flights between Berlin and Brussels. Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines will also jointly offer numerous connecting flights to a whole range of European cities within their respective networks. For instance, Brussels Airlines will be able to offer seamless connections to Gothenburg, Lisbon, Warsaw, Vilnius and Krakow via Frankfurt. 

Both airlines intend to include Munich in this codeshare agreement at a later point in time. Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa expect the launching of these flights during springtime. The codeshare flights will be open for sale as from 24 March. The joint operations will start on 29 March at the beginning of the 2009 summer season. 

« This codeshare agreement is excellent news for the Brussels Airlines customers », says Bernard Gustin, Managing Director at Brussels Airlines. « It allows us to add Hannover, Nuremberg and Stuttgart to our portfolio of destinations. Thanks to the enhanced flight offer between Brussels and Frankfurt these two important hubs are better connected, offering our customers a whole lot more flight combinations and, more importantly, the possibility to save precious time. This codeshare agreement is the perfect example of the benefits that our future membership of Star Alliance will yield. A few weeks ago we have already announced that on 29 March we will start with a genuine Business Class, called » 

Since mid February the frequent flyers of Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa can use both carriers’ airport lounges. Soon the loyalty programmes of Lufthansa, Swiss and Brussels Airlines will be bundled.

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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.

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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.

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