Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines are stepping up their
cooperation within the framework of the planned admission of the Belgian
carrier to the Star Alliance.
Since 15 February, passengers from both airlines
have access to both their lounges.
Members with Platinum status in the Belgian
airline's Privilege frequent flyer programme are entitled to use
all Lufthansa Senator and Business-Class lounges, worldwide.
In turn, Lufthansa's frequently flying Miles &
More members have access to the lounges of Brussels Airlines.
HON Circle members of
Miles & More as well as passengers with Senator status and
First-Class travellers have use of the Belgian carrier’s
lounges in Brussels. Additionally, passengers' baggage can be
checked-through to their final destination on flights operated by
the two airlines.
Plans for the next steps in cooperation between
Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines are already underway: Passengers
will very shortly be able to combine the fares of the two carriers
in cross-border traffic.
Conclusion of a codeshare agreement
encompassing large parts of the two airlines' networks is also
envisaged. The accord will enable numerous connections to be
offered under joint flight numbers. Additionally, Lufthansa,
Brussels Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines are to pool
their frequent flyer programmes.
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