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Air Belgium is a Belgian airline, based at Brussels South Charleroi Airport. Operations commenced in June 2018, with intentions to link Belgium to mainland China.

On 29 March 2018, the airline flew its first service by operating its Airbus A340-300, on behalf of Suriname Airways, from Amsterdam to Paramarib. The airline then started operating a scheduled service between Charleroi and Hong Kong. This service was suspended over the winter of 2018; the plan was to re-commence by March 2019, however, Air-Belgium announced that the route has been terminated. Instead, the airline is working towards new services to mainland China in mid-2019, and to the Americas in late 2019 or early 2020.

Air Belgium prides itself on offering enjoyable and affordable flights, through their dedicated team.

Baggage Policy

There are varying baggage policies for passengers travelling in different cabin classes - see below for more information.

Carry-on Baggage


Each passenger is allowed one item of hand baggage (size dimensions 55cm high X 35cm wide X 25cm deep – including wheels and handles) and one small accessory. These may be a total of 10kg and all pieces must fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. Pieces of hand baggage exceeding these limits have to be checked in. As the stowage space in the cabin is limited, we will transport them in the hold of the aircraft if required. This is in the interests of your own and other passengers' safety and comfort.


Business class passengers are allowed two pieces of hand luggage which should not exceed 10kg each and a total of 16kg. Business class passengers may also have a small accessory such as a laptop bag or handbag. 

Checked Baggage

One piece of checked baggage is allowed (size restrictions of height + width + depth (including wheels and handles) = 158cm maximum), providing it does not exceed a maximum weight of 23kg

Cabin Classes

Air Belgium offers Economy, Premium Economy, and Business Class.


Economy Class Facilities

Relax in a comfortable seat and enjoy our meals and beverages.

Economy Class Seating

Adjustable headrests, and inflight entertainment systems available. Also enjoy:

  • Seat formation: 2-4-2
  • Legroom: 31”
  • Seat width: 46CM
  • Seat recline: up to 9°

Premium Economy

Premium Economy Class Facilities

Take it up a level. Look forward to relaxed seating in a separate cabin. Be the first on board with priority boarding and choose from delicious upgraded meals and drinks.

Premium Economy Class Seating

Stretch your legs in generous Premium seating. Inflight entertainment system available. Also enjoy:

  • Seat formation: 2-3-2
  • Legroom: 36”
  • Seat width: 51CM
  • Seat recline: up to 18°


Business Class Facilities

Relax and recline, or work comfortably, in spacious seating. The cabin crew will treat you to delicious meals and beverages. Power points, welcome drinks, and little extras, including fast security checks.

Business Class Seating

Settle down in a spacious flat bed. Enjoy a personal 26cm inflight entertainment screen. Quality bedding provided. Also enjoy:

  • Fully adjustable seat, easy at the touch of a button.
  • Legroom: 2m
  • Seat width: 53CM
  • Seat recline: fully reclinable

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Hub Airport

Brussels South Charleroi Airport, also known as Gosselies Airport or Charleroi Airport, is based in the part of Charleroi called Gosselies.

It can be found 4.6 miles north of Charleroi, and 29 miles south of central Brussels, in Belgium. It is the second busiest airport in Belgium, and home to 3 flying schools.

Airlines that operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Brussels South Charleroi Airport alongside Air Belgium include Air Corsica, Belavia, Ryanair, Wizz Air, Pegasus Airlines and TUI fly Belgium.


As of April 2019, the airline operates the following:

  • Airbus A340-300


October 2019

Air Belgium announces flights to the French Caribbean

The Belgian carrier Air Belgium (KF) will commence Airbus A340 flights from Charleroi (CRL) to Fort de France in Martinique (FDF) and and Pointe-à-Pitre (PTP) in Guadeloupe, the French Caribbean, from 7 December 2019.

Frequently asked questions

Can I book Air Belgium tickets on finance?

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