Brussels Airlines starts summer season with 26 new destinations

Brussels Airlines starts summer season with 26 new destinations

Brussels Airlines launches the biggest network expansion in the company’s history. Thanks to the cooperation with tour operators Neckermann, Thomas Cook and Pegase, the company doesn’t only increase its flight frequencies to different leisure destinations, but also expands its network with 26 new leisure destinations.

Brussels Airlines launches 26 new destinations this summer. It is the biggest network expansion in the history of the company. Besides an increase in flight frequencies to different holiday regions, the airline also welcomes new leisure destinations in Bulgaria, Cabo Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Macedonia, Greece, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal and Spain to its summer schedule, which runs from the 25th of March until  the 27th of October.  The significant growth of the airline’s destination offer is mainly due to the integration of the Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium activities and two of their Airbus A320 aircraft and herewith the closer cooperation with tour operators Neckermann, Thomas Cook and Pegase, leading to almost 1,700 weekly flights to short-and medium-haul destinations (+9.67% seats compared to 2017) and over 200 weekly flights on the long-haul this summer (+1.53% seats compared to 2017).

Short- and medium-haul destinations

Within Europe, the company welcomes several new leisure destinations this summer. Brussels Airlines sets sail for Burgas and Varna (Bulgaria), Cyprus, Sharm-el-Sheikh, Hurghada and Marsa Alam (Egypt), several Greek destinations and Islands, Ohrid (Macedonia) and Tivat (Montenegro).

The flight offer to holiday regions in Spain, Morocco, Greece and Croatia also grows significantly thanks to the addition of, among others, Lanzarote, Agadir, Santorini, Zadar and Split. Besides new destinations there will also be an increase in flight frequencies to French cities Ajaccio, Bastia, Bordeaux and Nice, as well as to  Athens, Tel Aviv, Florence and Malaga.

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Burgas (Bulgaria)                              2 x week

Varna (Bulgaria)                                2 x week

Boa Vista (Cabo Verde)                    2 x week

Sal  (Cabo Verde)                              2 x week

Split (Croatia)                                    2 x week

Zadar (Croatia)                                 1 x week

Chania (Crete)                                  3 x week

Girona (Spain)                                  1 x week

Paphos (Cyprus)                               2 x week

Corfu (Greece)                                  3 x week

Mikonos (Greece)                             1 x week

Santorini (Greece)                            1 x week

Kos (Greece)                                      3 x week

Kalamata (Greece)                            1 x week

Zakynthos (Greece)                           2 x week

Sharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt)                 1 x week

Marsa Alam (Egypt)                           1 x week

Hurghada (Egypt)                              3 x week

Tivat (Montenegro)                           1 x week

Agadir (Morocco)                               3 x week

Ohrid (Republic of Macedonia)       1 x week

Lanzarote (Spain)                              3 x week

Fuertaventura (Spain)                       1 x week

Almeria (Spain)                                  2 x week

Menorca (Spain)                                 1 x week

Reus (Spain)                                        1 x week


Ajaccio (France)                                 2 x week

Bastia (France)                                   2 x week 

Bordeaux (France)                              6 x week

Nice (France)                                      21 x week

Athens (Greece)                                  5 x week

Tel Aviv (Israel)                                   14 x week

Florence (Italy)                                    7 x week

Malaga (Spain)                                    15 x week

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Brussels Airlines is Belgium's national airline, connecting the capital of Europe to more than 70 destinations, whereof 15 in Africa, the continent that Brussels Airlines carries closes to its heart. Moreover, Brussels Airlines offers 60 destinations in Europe, 2 in North America and Tel Aviv. The company employs 3,100 employees and operates 38 aircraft.

In view of the global coronavirus pandemic, Brussels Airlines has committed itself to the strictest health safety measures in aviation worldwide, following the recommendations of EASA (European Air Safety Agency). Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Belgian airline operates an adapted flight schedule that is based on market demand and that takes into account the travel restrictions of the different authorities.

Thanks to its no-compromise positioning, Brussels Airlines combines competitive all-flexible fares with  the highest service quality. With yearly changing Belgian Star Chefs, its wide offer of Belgian food and drinks and the five Belgian Icons, Brussels Airlines is acting as a real ambassador of its country, bringing the world to Belgium and the best of Belgium to the world.

Creating over 40.000 direct and indirect jobs, Brussels Airlines plays an important role in the Belgian economy and is part of Belgium's second largest economic engine: its hub at Brussels Airport. In 2019, the airline transported over 10 million passengers to, from and via Brussels Airport.

Brussels Airlines offers cargo capacity on all its flights, commercialized by Lufthansa Cargo. The airline also handles the daily maintenance of its aircraft fleet.

Brussels Airlines is one of the four Lufthansa Group network airlines (Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Swiss) and member of Star Alliance. The company was founded in 2002 and is 100% owned by Deutsche Lufthansa AG.

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