SN Brussels Airlines

SN Brussels Airlines was a Belgian airline based in Brussels. She went to the merger with Belgian airline Virgin Express in the newly created Brussels Airlines.


SN Brussels Airlines emerged from the insolvent state airline Sabena of Belgium in February 2002. Whose subsidiary Delta Air Transport ( DAT) was separated from the group and took over the operations under the new name. Initially, the airline flew from the home airport Brussels to various European cities. In cooperation with the Birdy Airlines also African cities have been integrated into the route network from 26 April 2002. In 2004, the company's Birdy Airlines took over. The number of passengers in 2005 was 3.25 million, the average occupancy rate was 62.8 %.

Since November 2006, SN Brussels Airlines and Virgin Express occur together as a new airline Brussels Airlines. The new name, new logo (a red b stylized with a runway lighting ) as well as a new aircraft painting were presented on 5 November 2006.


In addition to several European destinations 14 destinations in Africa, and two goals in Arabia were flown. 34 destinations in North America were also offered through an agreement with American Airlines. Similar agreement also existed among other with the airlines Etihad Airways and El Al. In German-speaking SN Brussels Airlines Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich and Vienna served.


  • 3 Airbus A319
  • 4 Airbus A330 -300
  • 6 BAe 146-200
  • 14 Avro RJ85
  • Avro RJ100 12