• Joe Breitfeller

Brussels Airlines to Offer 79 Destinations for Summer 2021, Including Four New Routes

Brussels Airlines will offer service to 79 destinations for summer 2021, with 43 routes gradually opening between now and August. The carrier is also launching new service to Bordeaux, Tangier, Nador and Al Hoceima.


Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 - Courtesy Brussels Airlines

On Thursday (April 22, 2021), Brussels Airlines announced an expansion of their holiday offer for summer 2021 with service to 79 destinations, including new flights to Bordeaux in France and Tangier, Nador and Al Hoceima in Morocco. The carrier will gradually open 43 routes between now and August. For the past six months, Brussels Airlines primarily operated a network focused on essential connectivity, mainly with service to and from Africa. With Thursday’s schedule announcement, the airline will also focus on leisure and VFR (Visiting Friends and Relatives) markets.


As previously mentioned, Brussels Airlines is launching four new routes this summer with service to Bordeaux (France), as well as Tangier, Nador and Al Hoceima (Morocco), with the flight to Morocco operated in conjunction with and exclusively bookable through ML Tours. Twice-weekly service to Bordeaux will launch on June 20th, with flights operating on Fridays and Sundays. Nador and Tangier service will join the network on June 26th and 27th respectively with two weekly flights. Nador flights will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays, while flights to Tangier will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays.


Brussels Airlines will also start new service between Brussels and Frankfurt from August 2nd, 2021. Additionally, the carrier will offer their first North Atlantic flights since March 21st, 2020 with flights to Washington D.C and New York from June 14th. Subject to Canadian travel restrictions, the Brussels Airlines plans on resuming service to Montreal on June 15th.


Brussels Airlines Ramps up Summer 2021 Schedule - Courtesy Brussels Airlines

From mid-June, Brussels Airlines will gradually increase frequencies on their African network, with daily flights to Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Accra (Ghana), Banjul (Gambia) and Dakar (Senegal). The carrier also plans to offer daily service to Doula and Yaoundé (Cameroon), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Entebbe (Uganda). From June 15th, three weekly flights to Luanda (Angola) will resume after being paused for more than a year.


Brussels Airlines is the national carrier of Belgium and a member of the Lufthansa Group. The airline connects the European capital to over 70 destinations including 54 European, 15 African and two North American cities. Brussels Airlines has over 3,300 employees and operates a fleet of 38 aircraft. 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 percent owned by Deutsche Lufthansa AG.



Source: Brussels Airlines