Brussels Airlines welcomes winter season with ten new destinations

Brussels Airlines welcomes winter season with ten new destinations

Brussels Airlines’ destination offer continues to grow this winter season, which starts at the end of October. The network map expands with 10 new destinations and the seat offer to several existing destinations increases thanks to the use of bigger aircraft.  

Brussels Airlines launches its biggest winter season expansion in its 15-year history. This winter season, which runs from 29 October until end of March, the airline serves no less than 80 destinations from Brussels Airport, including 59 short- and medium haul destinations and 21 long haul destinations. Compared to last year, the offer includes 10 newcomers. In addition, two destinations that were already served in summer, are now added to the winter schedule for the first time. In total 13,359 European flights and 1,166 intercontinental flights are on the planning this winter.

European offer

The short and medium haul offer expands with several new winter sun destinations. For the first time Brussels Airlines will set sail for Cabo Verde, Tunisia and Egypt. The Canarian islands offer also grows thanks to the addition of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. Tenerife will become a daily service and Gran Canaria also gets more frequencies.

Bordeaux will be served several times a week and Madeira is added to the winter schedule. Popular city trip destinations Rome, Madrid and Warsaw get more flights per week.

Thanks to the use of larger aircraft the seat offer increases by 25 to 50% on several destinations: Barcelona, Billund, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Hannover, Krakow, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Porto and Rome.

 

New Destinations

                                               

Almeria (Spain)

1 x week

Arrecife (Lanzarote)

3 x week

Agadir (Morocco)

1 x week

Boa Vista (Cabo Verde)

2 x week

Enfidha (Tunisia)

1 x week

Fuerteventura (Canary Islands)

1 x week

Hurghada (Egypte)

2 x week

Marsa Alam (Egypte)

1 x week

Palma de Mallorca (Spain)

1 x week

Sal (Cabo Verde)

1 x week

 

Summer destinations that are now served in Winter too

Bordeaux (France)

4 x week

Funchal (Madeira)

1 x week

 

Existing destinations with more frequency                                  

Las Palmas (Canary Islands)

4 x week (+2)

Madrid (Spain)

up to 23 x week

Rome (Italy)

up to 24 x week (+6)

Tenerife  (Spain)

7 x week (+5)

Warsaw

16 x week (+ 4)

 

Intercontinental offer

After the launch of Mumbai in spring, Brussels Airlines increases the number of weekly flights to the Indian metropolis to six. In Africa, Abidjan and Accra also get more frequencies.

Like last year, Washington D.C. is temporarily suspended during the winter. Flights resume as from 19 March 2018.

 

Intercontinental offer increase

Mumbai 

6 x week

Abidjan

7 x week ( + 1)

Accra

5 x week (+1)

 

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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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