Brussels Airlines will increase their flight offer for summer 2022 to Africa, their most important market. With an additional Airbus A330 joining the carrier’s fleet, the Lufthansa Group’s Africa expert will expand service to West and East Africa.
On Tuesday (December 14, 2021), Brussels Airlines announced an expansion of their schedule to West and East Africa for summer 2022. From June 11, 2022, the carrier will resume service between Brussels Airport and the West African destinations of Conakry (Guinea) and Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) with three weekly flights. Brussels Airlines will also add flight frequencies to five destinations in West and East Africa. Additionally, the airline will offer daily service to New York, which will be made possible by the addition of a ninth Airbus A330 to their fleet.
Service to Conakry and Ouagadougou was originally suspended in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic but will resume on June 11, 2022. Flights to Ouagadougou (flight number SN255) will be offered on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, departing Brussels at 11:05 GMT and arriving at Ouagadougou Airport at 15:05 GMT. The return flight (SN256) will depart Ouagadougou at 21:30 GMT and arrive in Brussels the following morning at 05:05 GMT. Flights to Conakry will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with flight SN205 departing Brussels at 11:00 GMT and arriving in Conakry at 18:50 GMT. The return service (SN206) departs Conakry at 18:50 and arrives in Brussels at 05:05 GMT.
Additionally, Brussels Airlines will increase frequencies to Banjul, Lomé, and Monrovia to five flights weekly, while service to Entebbe and Kigali will be expanded to seven and five weekly flights, respectively. Finally, starting in mid-June, the airline will increase frequencies to New York from four weekly flights to daily service, and flights to Washington D.C. will be operated five times weekly. All additional flights are now bookable via brusselsairlines.com and through travel agencies.
Source: Brussels Airlines