Both airline companies have agreed to launch joint-flights to the African continent in a bid to expand their flight network on the continent.
Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa will increasingly offer long-haul flights with Lufthansa passengers benefiting form a wider choice of destinations. The long-haul flights will include the Brussels airline route from Brussels to Entebbe, Uganda as well as the new Lufthansa connection from Frankfurt to Libreville, Gabon. Lufthansa passengers will thus be allowed to fly to Entebbe via Brussels with a Lufthansa flight number. Lufthansa will not be offering its own flights to this destination in Uganda. Brussels airline passengers can also be allowed to fly from Brussels via Frankfurt to Libreville, Gabon.Members of the frequent flyer programmes of both airlines– Miles & More and Privilege – can already collect miles for all flights operated by Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa and redeem them for the corresponding flights.