Brussels Airlines launches new scheduled service to Edinburgh
With the opening of Edinburgh Brussels Airlines adds an important leisure and business destination to its European network. Edinburgh is a vibrant city, hosting a number of exciting events all year. The Old Town, proclaimed UNESCO World Heritage with the famous Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile Promenade and the many bars, pubs and restaurants of the Grass Market make Edingburgh a fantastic citytrip destination offering lots of attractions, places to visit and a shopping experience like no other.
Edinburgh is also the capital of Scotland. The city houses the Scottish Parliament, and is the second most important financial centre of the UK, after London, due to the presence of many banks and insurance companies.
Edinburgh airport is the ideal gateway to discover the city, the peaceful countryside in the Lothians land and the surrounding green scenery in Scotland.
As from 28 October Brussels Airlines will fly six times a week from Brussels Airport to Edinburgh Airport. From summer season 2013 onwards the airline will even offer two daily flights.
This year, Edinburgh airport was awarded for the second time “Best European Airport” in the category 5-10 million passengers.
Edinburgh is the 6th Brussels Airlines destination in the UK, and complements the daily Brussels Airlines flight offer to London Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Newcastle.
Schedule Brussels (BRU)-Edinburgh (EDI) in local time:
All flights are operated by Airbus A 319 aircraft with a capacity of 139 seats.
Passengers have the choice between 3 travel classes : b.business and two economy class formulas: b.flex and b.light. A return ticket in b.light eceonomy is already available as from 99 euro. Members of the het Frequent Flyer Programme Miles & More can earn and redeem miles on every flight.
The schedule allows for perfect combinations with other European Brussels Airlines destinations s.a. in Germany, France, Switzerland and Spain.