Brussels Airlines has become the latest airline
to join Star Alliance as a new member. With the addition of
Brussels Airlines, customers on the Star Alliance network can now
choose from more than 19,700 daily flights to reach 1,077
destinations in 175 countries.
New to the network are more connections
from Brussels Airport, which has now become a Star Alliance hub.
These include four destinations in Africa which are presently not
being served by other Star Alliance member carrier: Bujumbura,
Burundi; Conakry, Guinea; Kigali, Ruanda and Monrovia, Liberia.
Eleven Star Alliance member carriers serve 81 destinations in 40
countries across Africa.
On the fares side, Brussels Airlines is
participating in three of the alliance’s fare products: the Round
the World fare, Europe Airpass and Africa Airpass. For the Star
Alliance Round the World fare, customers can make use of Brussels
Airlines flights when creating their itineraries, especially for
flights within Europe and to and from Africa.
For visitors to Europe, the extensive network
from Brussels creates new possibilities to travel on the Europe
Airpass. For the Africa Airpass, Brussels Airlines provides
numerous connections to Africa, from where customers can commence
Last but not least, Frequent Flyer benefits have
also been enhanced, with customers from all member airlines now
able to earn and redeem miles on more flights than ever before.
Brussels Airlines HON Circle and Senator
cardholders have been given Star Alliance Gold status while
Brussels Airlines Frequent Traveller cardholders have Star
Alliance Silver status. All other Star Alliance Gold and Silver
status holders will be given the appropriate benefits when
travelling on Brussels Airlines. Gold status privileges include
access to 980 lounges across the network.
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