Brussels Airport offers 135 direct destinations during the winter season
Brussels, Belgium— Brussels Airport says passengers will have a choice of 135 direct destinations this winter season, including additional routes like Egypt.
The airport which also welcomed two new airlines said its terminal has been dressed up for the holiday season with a Belgian Treasures theme which puts our Belgian specialties, from Magritte and the Smurfs to Belgian delicacies, under the spotlight.
A total of 54 airlines offer 135 destinations from Brussels Airport during this year’s winter season. In addition, two new airlines will start operations at Brussels Airport this winter. Royal Jordanian offers three flights a week to Amman, and flynas will fly to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia for the first time in December, also with three flights a week.
The intercontinental network is further enhanced with higher frequencies. Qatar Airways expanded its frequency to Doha from 7x to 10x a week, and Etihad Airways increased the number of flights to Abu Dhabi from 5x to 7x a week. Brussels Airlines will again increase its flight frequency to West Africa this winter. Hainan Airlines continues the flights launched this summer to Shenzhen.
TUI fly has already greatly increased the number of destinations and flights in North Africa this summer and will again be adding Algiers and Tunis this winter. This means that TUI offers no less than 10 destinations in Morocco, 5 in Algeria and 3 in Tunisia. Winter sports enthusiasts will also have plenty of choice from December onwards with flights to Innsbruck and Salzburg in Austria, and Kittila and Kuusamo in Finland.
For those looking for a bit of sun in winter there is a growing offer to Egypt, with no less than 5 destinations: Cairo, Hurghada, Marsa Alam, Sharm-El-Sheikh and Luxor, and to the Cape Verde Islands. Banjul in Gambia is also a popular winter destination, as are the usual sunnier destinations including the Canary Islands, with a choice of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. TUI fly also flies to the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Mexico this winter.
Other airlines that will increase the number of flights significantly this winter are Transavia, Swiss, SAS, Vueling, SunExpress and Brussels Airlines.