Brussels Airlines for second consecutive time awarded ‘Best Tran-Atlantic Airline’

Brussels Airlines for second consecutive time awarded ‘Best Tran-Atlantic Airline’

Today, The American magazine Global Traveler conducted its 16th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards and awarded Brussels Airlines ‘Best Trans-Atlantic Airline’, based on their readers’ voting. It is the second consecutive year for the airline to receive the prize. The Belgian airline serves three destinations in North America, including New York, Washington and Toronto. As from 29 March 2020, Brussels Airlines will launch flights to Montreal and discontinue its seasonal service to Toronto as from 8 January.

“To receive the award for ‘Best Trans-Atlantic Airline’ for the second consecutive time is an even greater honour and it would not have been possible without the continuous commitment of our colleagues. To be chosen as a winner by Global Traveler’s readers is a true compliment for all of us at Brussels Airlines and encourages us to continue to go the extra smile for our guests on the ground as well as in the air.”

  • Christina Foerster, CEO Brussels Airlines

In 2019, the Belgian airline invested in the renewal of its long haul fleet, welcoming 7 younger, quieter and environmentally friendlier planes. Next to that, Brussels Airlines also renewed the cabin interior of its aircraft flying to and from North America, introducing a brand new Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class on its flights to and from Africa and North America. Since August 1st, Premium Economy Class is available on all flights to and from New York, Washington and Toronto.

“At Brussels Airlines we aim to make the journey as important as the destination. The award comes as a great recognition for our continuous commitment towards the customer and proves once more our added value to the Joint venture with Air Canada, the Lufthansa Group and United Airlines. ”

  • Christophe Allard, Brussels Airlines General Manager Business Development for The Americas
About Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines is Belgium's national airline, connecting the capital of Europe to more than 70 destinations, whereof 15 in Africa, the continent that Brussels Airlines carries closes to its heart. Moreover, Brussels Airlines offers 60 destinations in Europe, 2 in North America and Tel Aviv. The company employs 3,100 employees and operates 38 aircraft.

In view of the global coronavirus pandemic, Brussels Airlines has committed itself to the strictest health safety measures in aviation worldwide, following the recommendations of EASA (European Air Safety Agency). Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Belgian airline operates an adapted flight schedule that is based on market demand and that takes into account the travel restrictions of the different authorities.

Thanks to its no-compromise positioning, Brussels Airlines combines competitive all-flexible 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 acting as a real ambassador of its country, bringing the world to Belgium and the best of Belgium to the world.

Creating over 40.000 direct and indirect jobs, Brussels Airlines plays an important role in the Belgian economy and is part of Belgium's second largest economic engine: its hub at Brussels Airport. In 2019, the airline transported over 10 million passengers to, from and via Brussels Airport.

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 one of the four Lufthansa Group network airlines (Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Swiss) and 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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