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Updated June 27, 2022

  • Joe Breitfeller

Brussels Airlines and Moulinsart Extend Belgian Icon Rackham Partnership Until 2026

Planespotters can rejoice, as Brussels Airlines and Moulinsart have extended their partnership through 2026, with the Belgian Icon Rackham aircraft’s livery to be restored to its original state. The interior will also be upgraded with more Tintin illustrations by Hergé.


Brussels Airlines Renews Moulinsart Partnership Until 2026 - Courtesy Brussels Airlines

Today (September 3, 2021), Brussels Airlines announced that their partnership with Moulinsart will be extended until 2026 and the Belgian Icon Rackham’s livery will be restored to its original state. A planespotter favorite and one of the most photographed airplanes in the world, Rackham will now remain in the Brussels Airlines fleet for at least five years. In addition to the livery restoration, the aircraft’s interior has also been upgraded with more Tintin illustrations by the hand of Hergé.


Brussels Airlines Belgian Icon Rackham Gallery - Photo Credit: ©Hergé-Moulinsart 2021


Brussels Airlines is the national carrier of Belgium and a member of the Lufthansa Group. The airline connects the European capital to over 70 destinations including 60 European, 15 African, two in North America and Tel Aviv. Brussels Airlines operates 38 aircraft and has over 3,100 employees, supporting over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs. The carrier offers competitive fares and the highest levels of service quality, including bespoke onboard meals curated by yearly changing ‘Belgian Star Chefs.’ Founded in 2002, Brussels Airlines is a member of the Star Alliance and is 100 percent owned by Deutsche Lufthansa AG.



Source: Brussels Airlines