Brussels Airlines sets sail for Armenia in 2017

Brussels Airlines sets sail for Armenia in 2017

From March 2017 onwards, Brussels Airlines will operate flights to Armenia. The capital Yerevan will be served one day a week from Brussels Airport, and in July and August two times a week. The fascinating country in the Caucasus region is currently not connected to Brussels Airport yet.

Brussels Airlines continues its network growth and will start flights to the Armenian capital Yerevan on March 31st. Every week, the airline will operate a flight on Fridays, complemented with a second weekly flight on Tuesdays in July and August. Between December and March, Brussels Airlines operates several charter flights between Brussels to Yerevan in cooperation with the Belgian-Armenian travel organization Armwings.

Belgium and Brussels Airport was so far not connected to Armenia and travelers needed to fly via other airports. With the new direct flights, Brussels Airlines responds to the important market demand from the Armenian diaspora in Belgium and neighboring countries. The new route is also interesting for several Belgian tour operators and travel agents who specialize in holidays to Armenia.

 

Schedule (Local times)

Flight n°

From

To

Departure

Arrival

Days of the week

SN2899

Brussels

Yerevan

18:40

01:10

Saturday (all year)

SN2899

Brussels

Yerevan

18:40

01:10

Tuesday (Jul/Aug)

SN2900

Yerevan

Brussels

02:00

05:00

Sunday (all year)

SN2900

Yerevan

Brussels

02:00

05:00

Wednesday (Jul/Aug)


Aircraft: Airbus A320
Flight time: 4.5 to 5 hours

 

The flights leave Brussels Airport in the evening and returns from Yerevan’s Zvartnots airport at night. The schedule allows connections to other Brussels Airlines destinations in France, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Scandinavia, Spain, Italy and UK. Connections to the States and Canada is possible in the mornings.

Flights can be booked via travel agencies or on brusselsairlines.com (as from mid October)

Fascinating country

Situated in the South Caucasus region, Armenia is geographically as well as culturally and historically a fascinating destination and has long warm summers and short cold winters. Ancient monasteries, churches and cathedrals remind us of the long religious history of the country.

Nature lovers and hikers love Armenia for its unspoiled rugged mountains surrounding the capital, its many forests and lakes. Although one of the oldest cities in the world, Yerevan certainly moved with the times and is worth a visit thanks to its vibrant cultural life, parks, fountains and museums.

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Brussels Airlines is the home carrier of Belgium and one of the four network airlines of the Lufthansa Group. It connects the European capital from Brussels Airport with over 85 destinations, 17 of which are in Sub Saharan Africa. The company employs 3,100 people and operates 41 aircraft.

Brussels Airlines aims to emit 50% less CO2 by 2030 compared to 2019 and plans to be carbon neutral by 2050. The airline is participating in the Stargate Project led by Brussels Airport and is therefore part of the testing ground for sustainable aviation at its home base. In addition, the airline signed the Circular Economy agreement of the Antwerp Management School in 2021. In 2023, Brussels Airlines welcomes three state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo allowing the airline to significantly lower its CO2- and noise-emissions on its medium-haul network. Next to that, the airline aims to operate its first flight using Sustainable Aviation fuel (SAF) by 2023.

As an ambassador of its country, Brussels Airlines brings the world to Belgium and the best of Belgium to the world, among others through collaborations with Belgian Star Chefs, Belgian culinary products and the  Belgian Icons, specially painted aircraft that honor a Belgian iconic person, team or event to promote Belgian culture worldwide.

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