Brussels Airport to welcome 11 new routes and two airlines this summer

posted on 14th March 2018 by Jordan Newton
Brussels Airport to welcome 11 new routes and two airlines this summer

More than routes are operating from Brussels Airport this summer as 11 new destinations and two new airlines are welcomed for the season from 25 March.

Cathay Pacific and Georgian Airways are added to the roster and in all, this offers passengers 211 direct destinations served by 66 airlines to choose from.

Starting from on 20 March, Hainan Airlines is set to launch two weekly flights to Shenzhen. In addition, Hainan will also continue its three weekly service to Shanghai over the summer. Both routes will be operated by a Boeing 787.

From 25 March, Cathay Pacific will be strengthening the intercontinental network to Asia with a four weekly service to Hong Kong. The Brussels – Hong Kong flights will be operated with an Airbus A350.

TUI fly will be organising weekly flights to Aruba and Curaçao from late June. The TUI fly flights to the Caribbean islands will be operated by a Boeing 787. The other new destinations are located around Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Starting this summer season, Brussels Airport will also be welcoming Georgian Airways which is to launch a two weekly service to the Georgian capital of Tbilisi.

New summer destinations from Brussels Airport include new weekly flights to Kalamata (Greece) and Zadar (Croatia) from 25 March. Courtesy of TUI fly, passengers will now be able to fly to Kavala twice a week and to Lesbos once a week (both in Greece). The service to the Egyptian city of Luxor, which was re-opened last year, will be continued through the summer.

Various airlines are also increasing the frequency on existing routes this summer season. TUI fly is starting two weekly flights to Valencia, with Air France subsidiary Hop! – operating a weekly flight to Calvi in Corsica.

Adding two weekly flights to Antalya to its roster sees Sun Express serve its third destination in Turkey. Lastly, Iberia will be flying out to Madrid four times a day this summer, with Qatar Airways committing a larger Boeing 777-300ER to perform its eight weekly flights to Doha.