Brussels Airlines is to re-forge an old connection, with the airline to connect Brussels and India together.
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The plan calls for Brussels Airlines to connect Brussels and Mumbai with a five times a week service between the two cities.
Brussels Airlines see this as an important link, with Lars Redeligx, Brussels Airlines Chief Commercial Officer stating:
“The demand for direct flights for passengers as well as for cargo is high. With more than 50,000 passengers per year, Mumbai is the third most important intercontinental destination from Belgium. Furthermore, with this new route we can offer our guests smooth connections between Mumbai and the rest of Europe via Brussels.”
Brussels has been without a connection to Mumbai since Jet Airways moved its scissor hub from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol.
Brussels Airlines will be offering connections for the Mumbai flight – both regionally and long haul, with connections to Europe, USA and African destinations. They will be working with Star Alliance partner Air India for feeder flights and connections from Mumbai.
So far, fares and schedules have not been published yet – these are due in September. The service itself is due to commence in March 2017. The airline will run its three-class configuration (Business, Economy Privilege and Economy Class on this route.
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