Air Belgium to Launch First Flights, Will Link Brussels with Hong Kong

By Jesse Sokolow on 3 April 2018
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DSC_0806Air Belgium announced that it would begin its first flights to Hong Kong from Brussels on April 30.

The airline was founded in 1979 and was recently relaunched as a premium long-haul carrier,

Flights will depart Brussels South Charleroi Airport at 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at Hong Kong International Airport at 7 30 a.m. the next day. Return flights are scheduled to depart Hong Kong at 11:30 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, arriving in Brussels at 6:30 p.m.

Air Belgium currently has a fleet of two Airbus A340-300 aircraft and is adding two more, all of which were formerly operated by Finnair. The carrier offers three classes onboard the planes, including business, premium economy, and economy. The business-class cabin features fully lie-flat seats in a staggered configuration, while the premium-economy cabin features coach seats with additional legroom.

The airline said that it plans to link Brussels with other major Chinese cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai. Air Belgium crews will e fluent in French, Dutch, English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. More flights are expected to begin this summer.

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