Brussels Airlines in holiday spirit

Brussels Airlines gets into the holiday spirit at 30,000 feet. The entire fleet has been decorated with Christmas wreaths for the occasion and passengers are spoiled with delicious meals. For the first time Brussels Airlines also offers an original Christmas gift: an attractively priced gift voucher to offer a flight to your loved ones.


Those who thought that no one travels during the Christmas night, should think again. Brussels Airlines operates six long haul flights during the night of 24 December, including flights from Gambia, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, the United States and Israel. The flight from New York to Brussels Airport is fully booked.

Brussels Airlines did extra efforts to create a real Christmas atmosphere on board. All aircraft cabins are adorned with a festive wreath and even the boarding music is adapted for the occasion. Intercontinental passengers in Business Class are treated to gourmet dishes such as a terrine of paté, scallops with mascarpone and deer. On 25 December a traditional Christmas cake will be served. In Economy class the dishes also have a festive touch and all passengers are treated to Neuhaus chocolates.

During the holiday period, Brussels Airlines focuses on the many charity projects in Africa that it supports through the Passengers can buy a Christmas hat on board, all proceeds go to

For those who are still looking for an original Christmas present, Brussels Airlines offers flight tickets until 31 December. A ticket costs only €99 all in and is valid for a b.light economy return trip to one of the 30 selected European destinations. More info at


At the airport Brussels Airlines surprised its passengers under the motto “Spread Christmas love”. Passengers were unsuspectingly waiting for their luggage when they saw a gift wrapped box passing by on the luggage carrousel, with the message “Pick me up and I’m yours”. The ones who were daring enough to pick up the present were in for a wonderful treat, handed to them by a Brussels Airlines flight attendant. Watch the video to see their surprised faces.

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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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