Brussels Airlines extends the period of suspension of flights until May 15
It's been about a month since COVID-19 pandemic it has spread all over the world. Over 1.3 million people have been infected, of whom 75000 have died and just over 286 have healed so far. In addition to human drama, COVID-000 has succeeded in putting many industries to the ground. Tourism is among the most affected.
Brussels Airlines is one of hundreds of airlines affected by the pandemic with the new coronavirus. Initially a the flights were suspended between March 21 and April 19. But now it comes with an update and announced that it will extend the flight suspension period until May 15, 2020.
Given that travel restrictions continue to be applied by many countries, to which the negative opinions of the Belgian authorities are added, it justifies the decision of Brussels Airlines.
The temporary technical unemployment for all 4.200 Brussels Airlines employees will be extended in accordance with the temporary suspension of its flight operations.
Affected customers will benefit from an extended and flexible policy, as they can reschedule their flights or opt for a travel voucher. The affected passengers have until August 31 to reschedule their trips. These can be done by April 30, 2021 at the latest. Those who choose to travel until December 31, 2020 will receive a discount of 50 euros. More information on the site of the Brussels Airlines company.