Brussels, May 12th 2023 - The SN Airholding Board of Brussels Airlines has extended Nina Öwerdieck's mandate as the airline's Chief Financial Officer for five years. Nina Öwerdieck has been part of the Brussels Airlines’ Management Board since 2020. ​ She has, among others, guided the company through the corona pandemic and secured an early reimbursement of the government loan.

Nina Öwerdieck holds the position of CFO at Brussels Airlines since ​ June 1st 2020. Together with Dorothea von Boxberg, Chief Executive Officer, and Tilman Reinshagen, Chief Operations Officer, , she is leading the Brussels based airline, one of the four Lufthansa Group network carriers.

“Under Nina’s leadership, Brussels Airlines has been able to exit the worst crisis ever in its history by achieving a very strong financial third quarter result in 2022. Furthermore, Nina has successfully led the turnaround plan Reboot Plus and secured an early repayment of the Belgian government loan. I am very happy that Nina will remain member of the Brussels Airlines Management Board for five more years. Together with her peers, she will continue building on the assets of the airline and guide the company on its path to sustainable profitability.”
​- Christina Foerster, member of the Lufthansa Group Executive Board and Chairwoman of the SN Airholding Board
“I am grateful for the trust that the SN Airholding Board and Brussels Airlines are placing in me. The extension of my mandate allows me to continue working on a strong future for Belgium’s home carrier.”
​- Nina Öwerdieck, CFO of Brussels Airlines



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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 3,200 people and operates 40 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. In 2023, Brussels Airlines welcomes three state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo allowing the airline to significantly lower its CO2- and noise-emissions on its medium-haul network. Next to that, the airline aims to operate its first flight using Sustainable Aviation fuel (SAF) by 2023.

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 honor 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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