Brussels Airlines continues its growth pace in 2016. The aviation summer season, which begins on March 27, starts with a new long-haul destination, eight new European routes and a frequency increase to existing destinations.
Brussels Airlines significantly increases its flight offer during the summer season 2016. During a standard summer week, an average of 815 European flights and 95 international flights will be operated by 50 aircraft. The network now consists of 72 European, 19 African and 3 North American destinations. Long haul network
Toronto is Brussels Airlines’ recent destination in the long-haul offer. Toronto is the capital of the Canadian province Ontario with more than 2,6 million inhabitants which makes Toronto the most populated city in the country. Toronto and Lake Ontario region is the business and financial heart of Canada. The city has a vibrant cultural life and a lot to offer to tourists. The impressive 553-meter-high CN Tower, the aquarium, the Eaton shopping, the Distillery District, the Zoo, Canada’s Wonderland amusement park, Royal Ontario Museum and the nearby Niagara Falls are definitely worth a visit.
Toronto is also home to Brussels Airlines’ Star Alliance partner Air Canada which enables travelling from Toronto to numerous other destinations in Canada including Halifax, Ottawa, Edmonton, Quebec, Montreal Metropolitan and Vancouver. Moreover, seamless connections to the United States are also possible via Toronto.
In order to enable the launch of Toronto, Brussels Airlines adds a 9th Airbus A330 to its fleet at the end of March. The flight offer to some existing intercontinental destinations will also be extended during the summer.
Brussels Airlines’ European flight offer includes 8 new destinations.
Belfast, besides being a fascinating city trip destination, is also the gateway to the beautiful landscapes of Northern Ireland. With Jerez de la Frontera, Brussels Airlines adds the Costa de la Luz region to the network and with Tenerife and Las Palmas, the airline gives access to the most popular Canary Islands. Brussels Airlines also starts flights to Bavaria in Germany thanks to the opening of the second largest city Nuremberg, which is also perfect for city trips. The flight offer to France is enlarged with the addition of the coastal city of Nantes(Loire Valley region).
Also Heraklion (Crete) and Thessaloniki, two very popular Greek destinations, are added to the network for the first time.