Brussels Airlines Ushers in a New Era with the Arrival of the A320neo
Toulouse, November 2023 – Brussels Airlines, Belgium's flag carrier and a proud member of the Lufthansa Group, has marked a significant milestone in its journey towards sustainability and modernization. The airline has taken delivery of its first A320neo, the first of five such aircraft, in a move that aligns with its ambitious sustainability goals and fleet renewal strategy.
A Step Towards Sustainable Aviation
The introduction of the A320neo into Brussels Airlines' fleet is a clear statement of the airline's commitment to environmental stewardship. The aircraft, renowned for its efficiency, incorporates the latest technologies, including the new-generation CFM International LEAP-1A engines and Sharklets. These innovations collectively contribute to a reduction in fuel burn and CO2 emissions by at least 20 percent, making the A320neo a frontrunner in eco-friendly air travel. Additionally, its 50 percent lower noise footprint compared to previous generation aircraft makes it a more considerate neighbor at airports.
Enhanced Passenger Experience
Brussels Airlines' A320neo features a single-class layout with 180 seats, offering a spacious and comfortable journey. The aircraft is equipped with the Airbus Airspace cabin, known for elevating passenger comfort to new heights. The cabin's unique and customizable lighting creates a serene ambiance for all flight phases, enhancing passenger relaxation in what is the widest and quietest cabin in its class.
A Perfect Fit for European Skies
The new A320neo is a strategic addition to Brussels Airlines' all-Airbus fleet, which now includes 43 aircraft, comprising 34 A320 Family aircraft and nine A330-300s. Tailored for the European market, the A320neo is set to serve the carrier’s short- to medium-haul network, offering an optimal balance of efficiency and comfort.
A Popular Choice Worldwide
The A320 Family, with over 9,700 orders from more than 130 customers globally, stands as the world's most popular aircraft. The arrival of the A320neo in Brussels Airlines' fleet not only underscores the airline's commitment to modernization and sustainability but also aligns it with a global trend of choosing efficient and passenger-friendly aircraft.
As Brussels Airlines integrates the A320neo into its operations, it sets a new benchmark in sustainable and comfortable air travel. This move is a significant step in the airline's journey towards a greener and more efficient future, reflecting its dedication to both environmental responsibility and passenger satisfaction.