• Joe Breitfeller

Brussels Airlines Expands Network to Africa for Upcoming Winter 2020/21 Schedule

The airline will operate 42 medium and 16 long-haul flights for winter including 40 percent more flights to Africa with service to Banjul, Bujumbura, Dakar, Douala, Entebbe, Freetown, Kigali, Kinshasa, Monrovia and Yaoundé.


Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 - Courtesy Brussels Airlines

On Thursday (October 1, 2020), Brussels Airlines announced an expansion of their schedule to Africa for the Winter 2020/21 season. The airline will operate 42 medium and 16 long-haul routes this winter including 40 percent more flights to Africa. Brussels Airlines will operate daily flights to Abidjan and over the winter holidays will offer service to Banjul, Bujumbura, Dakar, Douala, Entebbe, Freetown, Kigali, Kinshasa, Monrovia and Yaoundé. During the peak winter period between December and January, the carrier will offer 40 percent more flights compared to September/October 2020. From February 2021, Brussels Airlines will also add service to Luanda and New York-JFK.


Starting November 8, 2020, Brussels Airlines will relocate their services in Berlin to the brand new Berlin Brandenburg Airport. During the autumn winter and spring break holiday periods, the carrier will offer more flights to popular leisure destinations such as Alicante, Gran Canaria, Faro, Malaga, Lisbon and Tenerife. The airline’s winter schedule will also include flights to Catania, Lanzarote, Kraków and Oslo.


Brussels Airlines continues to offer guests maximum rebooking flexibility without change fees. If a flight is cancelled, customers can also apply for a refund utilizing an online form on the airline’s website.

Brussels Airlines Adds Intercontinental Frequencies for Winter 2020/21 Season - Courtesy Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines is the national carrier of Belgium and a member of the Lufthansa Group. The airline usually serves over 80 destinations from the European capital including 65 European, 17 African and three North American cities as well as Tel Aviv, Israel. Brussels Airlines has over 4,000 employees and typically operates around 250 daily flights with a fleet of 48 aircraft, serving over 10 million guests annually. The carrier offers competitive fares and the highest levels of service quality, including bespoke onboard meals curated by yearly changing ‘Belgian Star Chefs.’ Founded in 2002, the airline is a member of the Star Alliance and is 100% owned by Deutsche Lufthansa AG.


Source: Brussels Airlines

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