When it comes to international travelling by air, there are a whole lot of options from which passengers can make their choice, depending on their destination and date of journey. With internet reaching the living rooms of most people around the globe, booking of international airlines tickets has been reduced to a matter of few clicks. Add to this, the numerous airlines around the world dedicated to the service of providing people with comfortable and safe international travel. This has actually been a boon for global travellers, enthusiastic tourists as well as those businessmen who need to travel every now and then. Among these airlines, Brussels Airlines has emerged as one of the more popular one among the rest. This growing popularity of this airline has resulted in the appearance of Brussels Airlines booking facilities to appear in most travel portals around the globe.
Brussels Airlines is the largest airline and the flag carrier of Belgium. With its headquarters at Brussels Airport, it is a subsidiary of German aviation giants, Lufthansa and SN Airholding. Currently, transporting passengers to over 65 global destinations in Europe and few countries in North America and few parts of Africa, it offers both, scheduled as well as chartered flight services. A member of International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Star Alliance, this popular carrier has been rated with 3 stars by Skytrax, a global airport and airline ranking and review consultancy.
This Belgian airline has a fleet comprising 27 Airbus aircraft of 4 different models, 13 Avro makes and 1 Bombardier dash 8 Q400. Also, there are 2 more Airbus makes in the pipeline, taking the tally to a total of 47. However, long-haul journeys like Kolkata to New York flights are undertaken by Airbus flights only. The rest of the fleet is used for pan-European services. The average age of the fleet is a maximum of 12.7 years.