Brussels Airways has introduced plans to droop all scheduled flights from March 21 via April 19 as a result of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. By March 21, the airline says it’s going to scale back its flight operations “regularly in a managed and structured method to be able to carry passengers and crews house.”
A part of the Lufthansa Group, Brussels Airways is the flag service and largest airline of Belgium, flying to over 100 locations in Europe, North America, Africa and Asia. It’s a member of the Star Alliance.
Passengers on cancelled flights will routinely be rebooked; they’ll verify the standing of their rebooking at brusselsairlines.com beneath “My Reserving.” The airline is asking passengers whose scheduled flights don’t happen within the subsequent seven days to chorus from contacting the Service Middle within the coming days because of excessive name volumes.
Moreover, Brussels Airways is providing all passengers an prolonged goodwill association, which permits them till June 1 to determine on a brand new journey date and alter their ticket to a distinct vacation spot.
On Monday, as reported by our sister publication Journey Agent, Austrian Airways, one other Lufthansa Group service, introduced plans to droop flight operations as of Thursday, March 19, with cancellations to final initially till March 28. Passengers on cancelled flights throughout this era will likely be rebooked on different airways if attainable, Austrian Airways mentioned.
Different Lufthansa Group carriers are additionally lowering their short- and long-haul schedule. Lengthy-haul routes will see capability lowered by as much as 90 %, whereas solely 20 % of initially deliberate seating on flights inside Europe will likely be supplied. Lufthansa Group mentioned it expects to publish the extra cancellations over the subsequent few days, and passengers will likely be knowledgeable accordingly.
This text initially appeared on www.travelagentcentral.com.