Brussels Airlines is prepared for the winter weekend of 9-10 January

Passengers can change European flights free of charge.

Based upon the latest forecasts, adverse winter weather conditions are expected in several parts of Europe this upcoming weekend. Together with Brussels Airport and the airport handling services, Brussels Airlines has taken all possible measures to limit any inconveniences caused to its passengers. However, there is still a possibility that the planned flight schedule may be disturbed.

Thus, Brussels Airlines has decided to offer its passengers the possibility to change flights to an earlier or later date free of charge. This offer is valid for all flights operated by Brussels Airlines to European destinations that depart on Saturday (09/01/2010) or Sunday (10/01/2010). Passengers who would like to make use of this offer are invited to contact the Brussels Airlines reservation service by phone (0032 2 7232362).

Passengers can rest assured that Brussels Airlines is in permanent dialogue with Brussels Airport, and is monitoring the weather forecast closely.

"We have taken numerous precautionary measures, and additional staff will be dispatched throughout the weekend", says CEO Bernard Gustin. "Unfortunately, we are not able to predict with certainty the impact of the weather on our flight operations, and hence we have already taken the decision today that passengers can change their European flight itineraries at their own convenience."

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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 90 destinations, 18 of which are in Sub Saharan Africa. The company employs more than 3,400 people and operates 44 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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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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