BRUSSELS AIRLINES INCREASES FLIGHT OFFERS TO AFRICA FOR SUMMER 2022

Nowadays, Brussels Airlines offers more intercontinental flights for next summer. At June 11, 2022, Brussels Airlines will start flying again between Brussels airport and West African destinations Conakry (Guinea) and Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), with three weekly flights. The Belgian airline is also increasing its presence in the West and East Africa with additional flight frequencies to five destinations. Furthermore, Brussels Airlines also plans to fly again every day for New York. This growth is possible thanks to the 9th long-haul aircraft that the airline is adding to its fleet. All flights can be booked as of today on brusselsairlines.com and through travel agencies.

Brussels Airlines clearly chooses for growth in Africa, the airline’s most important market. With an additional Airbus A330 joining its fleet, the Africa specialist in Lufthansa Group will extend its offer to the West and East Africa.

Reopening Conakry and Ouagadougou

At June 11, 2022, West African destinations Conakry and Ouagadougou, previously closed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis, will be reopened. Flights to Ouagadougou (flight number SN255) will be offered on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, departing from Brussels at 11:05 a.m. GMT with an expected arrival at 3:05 p.m. GMT in Ouagadougou airport. Flights from Ouagadougou at Brussels airport (SN256) depart on the same days, at 9:30 p.m. GMT to arrive at Brussels the next morning at 5:05 am, offering connection possibilities to the airline network at Europe and the we

The first flight to Conakry is scheduled for saturday 11 june thus, with flight number SN205. SN205 from Brussels at Conakry will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with a departure at 11:00 GMT. SN206 from Conakry at Brussels will depart on the same days at 18:50 GMT and should arrive at Brussels at 05.05 GMT, offering connection options to the set Brussels Airlines network.

Expansion in the West and East Africa

Beside the addition of Conakry and Ouagadougou to the Brussels Airlines network in West Africa, flight frequencies to Banjul, Lome and Monrovia will drop this summer to five flights on each of these routes. Frequencies to East African destinations Entebbe and Kigali will be extended to respectively seven and five times per week.

Daily at United States

In mid-June, Brussels Airlines will fly daily to New York, after connecting the East Coast destination 4 times a week in 2021. Flights to Washington DC will be operated five times a week during the summer season, allowing connections between Africa and the United States via Brussels airport.

All additional flights can now be booked on brusselsairlines.com and through travel agencies.

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