Brussels Airlines and Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport celebrate the launch on 02 June of four times weekly flights from Brussels, complete with the Star Alliance carrier’s striking Smurf-themed A320. Pictured at the launch (left to right) are Maria Kudashkina, Sales Promotion Specialist Lufthansa Group; Natalia Markina, Senior Manager Sales Products and Programs Russia & CIS; Roby Herskowicz, General Manager Business Development at Brussels Airlines; Axel Hilgers, Head of Sales Russia, CIS & Israel; Elena Kalish, Account Steering Expert and Dirk Grossmann, General Manager Sales at Lufthansa Group in Russia & Kazakhstan.
- Brussels Airlines on 02 June moved its Brussels (BRU) to Moscow service from Domodedovo to Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO). According to OAG Schedules Analyser, the 2,227-kilometre route is operated four times weekly using 141-seat A319 and 180-seat A320 aircraft, with an additional weekly service being added from 27 June. Fellow Lufthansa Group carriers Austrian, Lufthansa and Swiss currently offer daily services from their respective hubs into Domodedovo Airport, with Aeroflot serving Sheremetyevo from Brussels three times daily using a 737-800 aircraft.