Brussels Airlines official airline of the Belgian Red Devils and Belgian Red Flames

Brussels Airlines will fly the Belgian Red Devils to the World Cup in Qatar, taking off at Brussels Airport

Brussels Airlines and the Royal Belgian Football Association (RFBA) have renewed their partnership, confirming that Brussels Airlines will be the official airline of both the Belgian Red Devils and the Red Flames for the coming three years, departing from Brussels Airport. Brussels Airlines and Brussels Airport will do their utmost to ensure comfortable and efficient transport to the international matches and tournaments of both teams.

The biggest highlights will be the World Cup in Qatar for the Belgian Red Devils and the European championships in England for the Red Flames. Next to these tournaments, the teams will also fly with Brussels Airlines out of Brussels Airport to the European Championships in Germany in 2024 and to the qualification games for all their tournaments. Also the national youth teams, scouters and referees will count on Brussels Airlines for their international travels.

Brussels Airlines was already the official airline of the Belgian Red Devils since 2014, and is proud to now also call itself the national airline of the women’s team, the Red Flames.

 “We are extremely happy that the RFBA extends their partnership with Brussels Airlines reconfirms their trust in us as their official airline. As a proud ambassador for Belgium, Brussels Airlines has been welcoming the national football teams on board since several years, as well as many other Belgian athletes. We know how important it is for athletes to travel comfortably and we are proud that the Belgian Red Devils and Red Flames choose the comfort of Brussels Airlines to fly to their most important tournaments.”

  • Peter Gerber, CEO Brussels Airlines

We are proud to welcome our national football teams at Brussels Airport again and to support them in their sporting achievements around the world. As Belgian airport, located in the heart of Europe, we believe it’s important to put our Belgian athletes in the spotlight and to welcome them in the best possible way. Together with Brussels Airlines, we will do our utmost to make their many journeys as comfortable and smooth as possible, so that the Red Devils and Red Flames arrive at their destination in top form."

  • Arnaud Feist, CEO Brussels Airport

We are very happy and proud to extend our partnership with Brussels Airlines for the coming 3 years. Brussels Airlines is a strong Belgian brand, which fits very well with the Red Devils and the Red Flames. We are looking forward to benefit from their excellent service and level of comfort. The fact that the contract includes also the journeys of our Belgian Red Flames, has been an important element in the continuation of our partnership.”

  • Peter Bossaert, CEO Royal Belgian Football Association

 

Tomorrow, Brussels Airlines will bring the Belgian Red Devils to Turin for the semi-final of the Nations League.

Brussels Airlines also wants to assure fans of the Red Devils and Red Flames that they will be able to count on the airline to go and cheer on their favorite team during their games abroad. More information on fan flights will follow later.

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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.

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

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