Brussels Airlines launches new “Management Trainee” programme

Brussels Airlines is looking for bright and motivated young graduates who want to develop a deep understanding of the aviation business and start a career within the company. Thanks to a 24-month rotational programme, three young talents will be immersed into the different operational and administrative departments that run the airline business.

Making use of the past crisis, Brussels Airlines is transforming into a future proof company. To support that transformation and create a sustainable future for Brussels Airlines, the company wants to hire three talented young graduates with an entrepreneurial and growth ​ mindset, ​ who want to have an impact on the future of Belgian aviation.

Two-year programme

During three projects of eight months each, the management trainees will be able to work in the various departments of Brussels Airlines. Developing their project management skills, an exchange with management trainees of the Lufthansa Group and an intercontinental project in one of the airline’s African stations, will prepare the trainees to grow into a management position.

The different possible projects will be distributed depending on personal interest and growth opportunities ​ of the management trainee.

Application process

Students who graduate in summer 2022 who have obtained a master degree and preferably also an MBA can apply on the website of Brussels Airlines. ​ A global mindset and desire to connect with people of all levels are a must.

Brussels Airlines is growing

In 2022, Brussels Airlines is growing again ,while transforming into a future-proof airline that is ready to tackle the challenges ahead. One of the most interesting challenges in the coming years will be the path to becoming CO2-neutral by 2050. By 2023 the airline aims to become profitable and by 2024 the company is committed to reach an EBIT margin of 8% to fuel further growth and fleet renewal and to invest even further in a sustainable future. To reach its targets, Brussels Airlines is looking for motivated minds to make this transformation into a long-term profitable company with a sustainable future happen.




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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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