Brussels Airlines lands at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)

  • As of today, Brussels Airlines moves its operations from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Berlin’s new Brandenburg Airport (BER).
  • The Belgian airline moves under one roof with the other Lufthansa Group airlines (Austrian, Lufthansa and SWISS) at the Check-In area
  • SN2581 lands in BER at 11.00, local time.

Berlin Brandenburg Airport “Willy Brandt” (BER), named after former West Berlin mayor and West German chancellor Willy Brandt, opened its doors on October 31st. Following Austrian, Lufthansa and Swiss, today also Brussels Airlines moved its Berlin flights from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Berlin’s new Brandenburg Airport (BER).

While the demand for point to point air travel is currently at a low level following the continuously changing travel restrictions and quarantine regulations, flights to and from Africa are stable. Therefore, feeding and de-feeding flights, like the ones to and from Berlin, remain an important part of the airline’s activities. Brussels Airlines plans to connect Brussels Airport and Berlin Brandenburg Airport three to five times a week, offering a convenient scheme for point-to-point travellers as well as attractive connections with amongst others Accra (Ghana), Entebbe (Uganda), Banjul (Gambia) and Dakar (Senegal).

A centrally organized security checkpoint, modern technology in the control lanes and more spacious terminals promise great convenience at the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport. A highlight is the 694 square meter Lufthansa Lounge, located in the northern part of the Main Pier and offering an exclusive apron view of the Berlin skyline. Passengers travelling on Lufthansa Group Airlines with Business Class Ticket, Frequent Traveller, Senator or Star Alliance Gold Status can relax, refresh or work in peace in the Lufthansa Lounge with separate Senator and Business areas before their flight.

 

Brussels Airlines operates flights to two destinations in Germany: Berlin & Hamburg.

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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.

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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+32 2 723 89 90

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www.brusselsairlines.com