Brussels Airlines is the largest airline and official carrier of Belgium. In 2004, Brussels Airlines merged with Virgin Express to expand its current service to 65 destinations in more than 20 European countries.
SEATING OPTIONS/CABIN CLASSES
Choose from two cabin options:
Brussels Airlines Economy Class seats have 31 inches between them. Depending on the aircraft and duration of the journey, seats on some routes have individual entertainment screens, all have a variety of entertainment options.
Brussels Airlines Business Class seats are wider than Economy and have a 62 inch distance between them. Business Class passengers enjoy more space between seats for additional privacy and comfort. Be entertained by individual or large screens.
Soft drinks and light snacks or warm meals are served free of charge on most routes in Economy. Business class travellers are treated to a glass of bubbly upon boarding, plus a wide selection of menu items.
Choose between the conventional airport counter check-in, or online:
Locate the Brussels Airlines counter at the airport terminal and check-in with one of the airline's courteous flight attendants.
Next Day or Advance Check-in:
Use the Internet to check in up to 24 hours before your flight. You'll find the online check-in option on the Brussel Airlines website. You can also print off your boarding pass, which allows you to go directly to the security gates if you have no baggage to check at the airport counter.
Economy Class guests are permitted to check 1-2 pieces of baggage, weighing a maximum of 20-23 kg and the L + W + H not exceeding 157 cm for each item.
Business Class guest are permitted 1-2 baggage items, weighing a maximum of 30-32 kg each and the L + W + H not exceeding 157 cm.
For full baggage allowance details, please contact a Flight Centre representative.
Economy class guests are permitted one piece of baggage and will be charged for additional carry-on luggage. The maximum baggage weight varies from 6-12 kg, depending on destination and aircraft.
For those flying Business class, 2 pieces of carry-on luggage are allowed, with a maximum weight of 16 kg in total, and total dimensions (L + W + H) of 118 cm per bag.
Passengers are welcome to bring items such as laptops, pillows amd purses aboard, if you have any questions, a Flight Centre representative is happy to answer them.
Brussels Airlines has a varied fleet of 48 aircraft, composed of Airbus A3 series, Avro RJ series, Boeing 737-300 and 737-400, Bomabardier Dash 8 Q400 and Embraer ERJ-145.
ALLIANCES, CLUBS AND LOUNGES
This Belgian airline is a subsidiary of Lufthansa and a Star Alliance member. Frequent flyers are rewarded with its Miles & More program, which offers benefits from access to airport lounges to discounted rates. Business class travellers will find comfortable Star Alliance lounges across the world, with access to business centres, gourmet food and caring service.
THE LAST WORD
Brussels as a city is an epicentre for culture, food and tourism, so you can trust this airline to be an excellent travel choice.