Red Devils take off to Bordeaux with Trident

Red Devils take off to Bordeaux with Trident

This afternoon the Belgian Red Devils took off with Brussels Airlines to Bordeaux, where the team is setting up its basecamp for the European Championships 2016.

At 16h30 the Belgian team and its delegation of 51 people in total, boarded their Devilish aircraft Trident, which will take them to Bordeaux for the European Championships. Their arrival in France is foreseen at 18h25.

Brussels Airlines also takes care of the team’s flights within France to the different host cities with one of their Avro aircraft.

For the Belgian football fans, Brussels Airlines organizes (for now) 9 special fan flights to all the matches of the Red Devils in the group phase. The #TousenFrance fan packages are a 24-hour-experience that brings fans to Lyon, Bordeaux or Nice in full Red Devils atmosphere from departure up until the arrival in France. From there a bus takes them to the stadium or the fan zone. After the game, the fan flight takes them back to Belgium the same night.

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Brussels Airlines is Belgium's national airline, connecting the capital of Europe to more than 70 destinations, whereof 15 in Africa, the continent that Brussels Airlines carries closes to its heart. Moreover, Brussels Airlines offers 60 destinations in Europe, 2 in North America and Tel Aviv. The company employs 3,100 employees and operates 38 aircraft.

In view of the global coronavirus pandemic, Brussels Airlines has committed itself to the strictest health safety measures in aviation worldwide, following the recommendations of EASA (European Air Safety Agency). Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Belgian airline operates an adapted flight schedule that is based on market demand and that takes into account the travel restrictions of the different authorities.

Thanks to its no-compromise positioning, Brussels Airlines combines competitive all-flexible fares with  the highest service quality. With yearly changing Belgian Star Chefs, its wide offer of Belgian food and drinks and the five Belgian Icons, Brussels Airlines is acting as a real ambassador of its country, bringing the world to Belgium and the best of Belgium to the world.

Creating over 40.000 direct and indirect jobs, Brussels Airlines plays an important role in the Belgian economy and is part of Belgium's second largest economic engine: its hub at Brussels Airport. In 2019, the airline transported over 10 million passengers to, from and via Brussels Airport.

Brussels Airlines offers cargo capacity on all its flights, commercialized by Lufthansa Cargo. The airline also handles the daily maintenance of its aircraft fleet.

Brussels Airlines is one of the four Lufthansa Group network airlines (Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Swiss) and member of Star Alliance. The company was founded in 2002 and is 100% owned by Deutsche Lufthansa AG.

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