Brussels Airlines, from its hub at Brussels airport, operates flights to 14 countries in Africa including: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, D.R. Congo, Gambia, Guinea, Liberia, Kenya, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Uganda.
Brussels Airlines - Flights
Brussels Airlines in its present form started operating on 25th March 2007; and was formed by the merger of SN Brussels and Virgin Express. It has an extensive network of European services covering many of the European capitals but its real value is in the large number of African cities it serves directly from its hub at Brussels International Airport. Operating flights to Luanda, Bujumbura, Douala, Yaounde, Abidjan, Kinshasa, Banjul, Conakry, Monrovia, Nairobi, Casablanca, Kigali Dakar, Freetown and Entebbe. Brussels Airlines covers a lot of West Africa as well as other main African centres of population. The airline operates a large fleet of aircraft including Boeings, Airbuses and British built Avro and BAE jets. Brussels Airlines was Sabena Brussels Airlines has an illustrious history dating back to the Belgian flag carrier, Sabena and incorporating Richard Branson’s Virgin Express airline along the way. Africa is our favourite continent and this is the airline to use to get from Europe to many of its darkest corners - via the nearest largish city !
On long haul flights you are still able to choose between Business Class and economy cabins plus we suggest you check the fares in both classes as when the economy cabin gets nearly full the prices gets close to the business class fare. On European services - UK originating passengers can conveniently depart from Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and Newcastle. As well as London Gatwick you can choose either low cost ticket with on-board snacks for purchase or a full service ticket including catering and newspapers.
Brussels Airlines plans more services to Africa and is an ideal candidate for Alternative Airlines type travellers; watch out for news items on this web site as their network expands.