With sunny days returning, Brussels Airport has officially entered the summer season with its traditional sunshine destinations but also with several new ones. This summer, no less than 175 direct destinations are served from Brussels Airport by 58 airlines, including nine new destinations in Europe and beyond: Toronto (Canada), Billund (Denmark), Seville (Spain), Kayseri (Türkiye) and Monastir (Tunisia), as well as Bejaia, Constantine, Oran and Tlemcen (Algeria).
Brussels Airlines is expanding its European fleet with four additional aircraft, offering flights to Billund, Warsaw, Brindisi, Djerba, Monastir and Zurich. In addition, the airline continues to serve two destinations in North America and 17 in sub-Saharan Africa. In total, Brussels Airlines is serving 92 destinations this summer.
Although it permanently closed its Brussels Airport base, Ryanair is still offering over 70 flights a week to a total of 12 destinations this summer, including flights to Pisa.
TUI fly is launching new flights to Al Hoceima and Rabat, extending its offer to ten destinations in Morocco. The airline is also launching direct flights from Brussels Airport to four destinations in Algeria: Bejaia, Constantine, Oran and Tlemcen. This summer, the airline is serving 73 destinations from Brussels Airport.
Transavia has based a second aircraft at the airport and offers nine destinations including Malaga, Seville, Zakynthos and Santorini, which are new for the airline. Corendon has three aircraft based in Brussels this summer. In addition to five destinations in Türkiye, the airline is also offering direct flights to Bourgas, Hurghada, Heraklion, Kos, Rhodes, Palma and Tenerife.
Vueling is launching two new destinations, Bilbao and Seville, making a total of seven destinations in Spain. SunExpress is launching two new destinations, Dalaman and Kayseri, and is now serving seven destinations in Türkiye. Finally, Air Canada will be launching five weekly flights to Toronto from 1 August, which, in addition to the daily flight to Montreal, will bring its offer to Canada to twelve flights per week.
As for intercontinental flights, this summer, Brussels Airport’s long-haul network comprises 35 destinations: 5 in North America (New York, Newark, Chicago, Washington, Montreal, Toronto) by Brussels Airlines, Air Canada, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Air Transat; 4 in Central America (Punta Cana, Cancun, Varadero and Montego Bay) by TUI fly; 21 in sub-Saharan Africa, 17 by Brussels Airlines, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Mauritius by Air Belgium, Addis Ababa by Ethiopian Airlines and Kigali by Rwandair; 3 in the Gulf: Abu Dhabi by Etihad, Doha by Qatar Airways and Dubai by Emirates; and 2 destinations in Asia: Beijing via a daily flight by Hainan Airlines and Tokyo twice a week with ANA .
With such an offering, Brussels Airport is expected to attract many passengers as from this week with the start of the Easter holidays. The airport has stated it is more than ever ready to cope with busy days and, together with its partners, has been working for many months to ensure smooth operations and the comfort of its passengers.