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Here is the May news update from Brussels Airlines …
Our May newsletter will introduce you to our new African TV spot, our unique Tintin aircraft & theConnector at Brussels Airport. Find out more about our new Belgian Star Chef, Pierre Résimont, who has designed the current Business Class menu on our intercontinental flights. And we’ll also introduce you to our new popular winter destinations – perfect if you’re someone who likes booking your holidays early.
We look forward to welcoming you back on board soon!
NEW TV COMMERCIAL FOR AFRICA
Our new TV spot for Africa, Smiles, reflects our new motto “We go the extra smile”. More than just a tagline under our logo, it’s a company philosophy that all of us at Brussels Airlines embrace. If you haven’t already seen the video on TV5 Afrique or France24, the 2 major network channels in French-speaking Africa, you can watch the video here: Watch video
NEW BELGIAN STAR CHEF
From May to October, we are proud to present the creations of Chef Pierre Résimont from the award-winning restaurant l’Eau Vive in the Namur region, just southeast of Brussels. Chef Résimont has designed the Belgian Star Chefs menu in Business Class on board our intercontinental flights to Africa and the US using regional products from the Namur region. More info
FLIGHTS TO CANARY ISLANDS AS FROM AUTUMN 2015
From the end of October 2015, we will offer two flights weekly from Brussels Airport to Tenerife and Gran Canaria – both very popular winter destinations! The Canary Islands are one of the most liked winter sun destinations. Thanks to their ‘eternal spring’ climate, temperatures rarely drop below 20 degrees and the touristic infrastructure attracts sunbathers, sports enthusiasts, hikers as well as a party crowd. More info
BRUSSELS AIRPORT CONNECTOR OPENED TO THE PUBLIC
On 26 March the long-awaited Connector at Brussels Airport opened to the public. The Connector links the passenger terminal to Pier A above ground. As many passengers found the previous tunnel link from the terminal and having to move between floors a hassle, Brussels Airport has invested in a new and spacious surface building. More info
FREQUENT FLYER PROGRAMME MILES & MORE
ENJOY SCANDINAVIA FROM ONLY 10,000 MILES
Book your Brussels Airlines flight award between Brussels and Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Stockholm or Oslo until 28/05/2015 for only 10,000 miles in Economy Class or 20,000 miles in Business Class, and fly until 31/05/2015. More info
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