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  • Joe Breitfeller

Brussels Airlines Offers ‘BOGO’ Tickets to New York; To Hire 288 New Colleagues

Brussels Airlines has launched a special last minute buy-one-get-one (BOGO) offer on tickets between Brussels and New York. In a separate press release, the airline announced that they are recruiting 288 new team members to fill positions across the company.


Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 (Previous Livery) - Courtesy Brussels Airlines

On Monday (February 21, 2022), Brussels Airlines announced a special last minute buy-one-get-one (BOGO) promotion for tickets between Brussels and New York. Any customer who books and Economy Class ticket to New York by March 6th for travel until March 31, 2022, will receive two tickets for the price of one. The return flight must be completed by March 31st, and rebooking will not be possible. The special limited time offer can be booked via a special page on the carrier’s website and at affiliated travel agencies.


In a separate announcement on Monday, Brussels Airlines announced that they will hire 288 new team members including crew members and check-in agents, as well as engineers, technicians and handymen for their Maintenance and Engineering department. , 66 employees will be hired for the airline’s corporate office and outstations, with a focus on skills such as sustainability, digitization and innovation, to prepare the carrier for future success. Headquarters’ team members will appreciate the implementation of a new way of working, which ensures a maximum work-life balance in the post-pandemic environment.


In today’s announcement, Brussels Airlines’ CEO, Peter Gerber, said,


“We see that our booking numbers are increasing and that the willingness to travel this summer is enormous. We have added an additional aircraft to our intercontinental fleet and are looking into additional capacity in Europe. Slowly but steadily we are growing out of this crisis and it is the right time to go for growth.”


Speaking specifically on the airlines’ new way of working in the administrative environment, Brussels Airlines’ Head of Human Resources and Change, Jan Ooms, said,


“We want to maximize flexibility and wellbeing for our employees and empower them to take ownership of their career, to choose how and where they work, based on the type of work that is required, like work that requires deep focus or meetings. This is different for everyone, there is no one size fits all, so we decided to not apply any rules on how much office time is required. A physical team meeting every week is required and for all other days it is up to the teams and individuals to decide whether physical presence is a must. The focus lies on the output one delivers rather than the amount of time they spend in the office. We are convinced that this makes us an even more attractive employer for talents as it allows for a better work-life balance and in the end, we believe, more efficiency.”


Brussels Airlines is recruiting 180 cabin crew members with both permanent and temporary contracts. The positions will first be offered to former colleagues who did not see their temporary contract renewed due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The carrier is also hiring 40 check-in agents to fortify their Brussels Airport team. In the Engineering and Maintenance department, the company is searching for over 20 new colleagues to perform a variety of roles including engineering and aircraft technicians, and even handymen without any aviation experience. As previously mentioned, Brussels Airlines has also opened 66 administrative positions, both at the company’s headquarters in Brussels and at soon to be opened stations in Conakry and Ouagadougou.


Brussels Airlines is the national carrier of Belgium and a member of the Lufthansa Group. The carrier connects the European capital to over 70 destinations including 60 European, 15 African, two 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