Articles Tagged ‘Brussels Airlines’

Brussels Airlines joins Star Alliance; France, Italy top country markets; still no US routes

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisThis week’s object of attention has a considerable long-haul network, but to one continent only. Which one? And which markets does it dominate? See the Star Alliance joining ceremony featured with pictures and video.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 24 October – Friday 30 October):

Route NewsHere it is: Analysis, pictures and trivia on over 130 new routes that have started during the last seven days, involving over 40 airlines. Sorry if we’ve missed any. Please let us know and we can include them next week.

Brussels sees long-haul growth thanks to Jet Airways and US carriers; Aegean and Wind Jet among new carriers for 2009

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusBrussels’ traffic has still to reach the Sabena-inspired figures of 2000, but growth since 2002 has been steady and the airport is a scissor hub for Jet Airways. What network changes have there been in the last year?

Alitalia most expensive on Brussels – Milan route; customers have a choice of five carriers

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchAlitalia, Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Ryanair all offer at least double-daily flights between Brussels and Milan. How do fares compare during the next six months for a 2-night stay originating in Brussels? Is Ryanair the cheapest?

New routes launched during the last fortnight
(Saturday 4 April – Friday 17 April)

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsOver 40 new routes took to the skies this week. Airlines feeling optimistic included Adria Airways, Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Arabia, Air Astana, Air Austral, Air Southwest, American Airlines, Armavia, Brussels Airlines, City Airline, Karthago Airlines, LAN Argentina, LAN Ecuador, LOT, Luxair, Mauritania Airways, Northwest/Delta, Norwegian, SAA, Shenzhen Airlines, Sun D’Or, Swiss,, Turkish Airlines, V Australia, Virgin Blue and Wind Jet. Phew!

Brussels Airlines avoids major competition by focusing on non-hub destinations

Brussels Airlines avoids major competition by focusing on non-hub destinationsBelgium’s “new” airline has made a solid start in its first year. Without alliance membership it prefers to avoid major hub airports. So where are its top destinations? And how many of its routes are monopolies? Which long-haul markets is it focusing on?