Brussels Airlines' future hangs in the balanceBack to Forum
Lufthansa is not making many friends in Belgium.
It wants to replace Brussels Airlines with Eurowings but that decision is meeting opposition from many companies.
And neither are the trade unions happy.5 Feb 2018
The courts blamed Swissair for the failure of Sabena. It had nothing to do of course, with the fact the pilots went on strike just after 9/11 and they were bleeding ten of millions every day due to mismanagement and inefficiency! Swissair could do nothing as it had the minority stake.
Same now with Brussels Airlines. They need a bit of German discipline to get things in order!5 Feb 2018
I’ve only flown with Brussels Airlines once, and I won’t bore with the details, but suffice to say that I fervently hope never to have to fly with them again. In fact if I never have to go to Brussels Airport again that’s too soon.
German discipline would be good.5 Feb 2018
Just been announced that Lufthansa has now dismissed Brussels Airlines’ CEO and CFO.
Further developments are awaited.5 Feb 2018
New leadership structure at Brussels Airlines
Eurowings and Brussels Airlines shaping the European airline industry together. Brussels Airlines will remain a Belgian entity and Belgium’s home carrier and will continue to grow
Monday, February 5, 2018
Christina Foerster appointed Chief Executive Officer effective April 1st
Thibault Demoulin appointed Chief Operating Officer of Brussels Airlines as of April 1st.
Two new members of the Management Board will be appointed shortly
Lufthansa Group Executive Board member and CEO of Eurowings, Thorsten Dirks: “Brussels Airlines will continue to grow – the professionalism, expertise and passion of the Brussels Airlines staff are a vital part on our joint path to success.”
Following the appointment of the new leadership team, Bernard Gustin, present CEO of Brussels Airlines and Jan De Raeymaeker, CFO of the Belgian airline, will support the transition and will leave by March 31st.
Thorsten Dirks: “Bernard Gustin and Jan De Raeymaeker have made significant contributions to Brussels Airlines, leading the company successfully through growth and turbulent times – thanks to them Brussels Airlines is Belgium’s number one carrier today5 Feb 2018