Air Belgium

“Big fright for Air France passengers in Libreville”

Last Saturday (2 June), Air Belgium, flying for Air France, had unfortunately to cancel a flight from Libreville to Paris CDG after a...

First Air Belgium commercial flight landed in Hong Kong

Air Belgium successfully operates first long-haul flight departing from Charleroi This morning, the first Air Belgium flight (KF851) landed in Hong Kong International Airport after...

In June, Air Belgium will operate a daily long-haul flight for Air France

Spanish long-haul airline Plus Ultra Líneas Aeréas is operating A340-300 flights for Air France until 29 May. During the month of June, however, Air...

Air Belgium received Russian overflight permit – First flight to Hong Kong confirmed for 3 June

Air Belgium finally received its overflight permit from the Russian authorities, Belgian newspaper La Libre Belgique reported online. Flying over the Russian airspace is necessary...

[Trip report] Air Belgium Airbus A340 Rehearsal Flight

On Saturday 21 April 2018, Air Belgium organized two rehearsal and training flights. These special flights were full-scale and validation test flights, not only...

Air Belgium will launch flights from Brussels South Charleroi Airport to Wuhan

Air Belgium will launch flights from Brussels South Charleroi Airport to Wuhan Airport (its second destination in China) as from July or August 2018...

Air Belgium reschedules first flight from Brussels South Charleroi to Hong Kong to 3 June 2018

Air Belgium is to delay its first flight to Hong Kong,  which was scheduled to take off on April 30th. Circumstances have forced the...

[Trip report] Air Belgium’s first test flight before starting Hong Kong operations

This morning at 11:35 (UTC +2) one of Air Belgium's Airbus A340s (OO-ABB) took off at Brussels South Charleroi Airport for a three-hour test...

Air Belgium’s “Dress rehearsal” sold out in less than three hours – [Update: second flight scheduled!]

As a "final rehearsal" before Air Belgium's first flight from Brussels South Charleroi Airport to Hong Kong, the new Belgian airline will, on Saturday 21...

On Friday, Air Belgium will transfer one of its Airbus A340 aircraft to Brussels South Charleroi Airport

Thanks to many requests of the plane spotting community of Aviation24.be, Air Belgium scooped us the exact date and time for the transfer of its...

Air Belgium discloses ticket prices: round-trip Hong Kong from €449, on sale from 3 April

Tomorrow morning (3 April) Air Belgium will launch its online reservation platform. From 30 April onwards, the newest Belgian airline will connect Brussels South...

MAUREVA announces two new airline clients (Air Belgium & Star Flyer) for its EDGAR Passenger Revenue Accounting Solution and Managed Services

Maureva continues to strengthen its position both in Europe and Asia with the recent signature of Air Belgium and the Japanese carrier Star Flyer Headquartered...

Air Belgium confirms its shareholders and will open the ticket sale next Tuesday

Air Belgium, the new Belgium airline, today confirmed its shareholders’ structure and directors. Air Belgium’s subscribed capital, which was increased to 20 million euros, is...

Air Belgium’s first commercial flight on 29 March: Amsterdam-Paramaribo on behalf of Surinam Airways

Both Flightradar24 and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol mention on their websites that the Surinam Airways flight PY993 from Amsterdam to Paramaribo will be operated by Air Belgium's...

Air Belgium OO-ABB just pulled out of the hangar in its new livery

While I returned from the Brussels Airlines Aerosmurf unveiling, I noticed that technicians were pulling out OO-ABB, Air Belgium's second Airbus A340-300 of the hangar...

The schedule of Air Belgium’s four-times-weekly flight to Hong Kong has been announced

In an Business Traveller interview with Air Belgium's CEO Niky Terzakis, the schedule for the four-times-weekly Hong Kong route has been announced. The airline will fly out of...

Air Belgium obtains its Air Operator’s Certificate – First flights to Hong Kong mid-April

Air Belgium, the new Belgian airline, today announces it has obtained its air operator’s certificate (AOC). The first flights will take off in mid-April...

Air Belgium’s first two aircraft OO-ABA and OO-ABB were ferried to Brussels Airport on 1 and 2 March 2018

Oscar Oscar Alfa Bravo Bravo or OO-ABB, Air Belgium's first Airbus A340 was ferried from Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées airport (LDE-LFBT) to Brussels Airport on Thursday 1...

Air Belgium selects Envision from Rusada™

Belgian start-up selects hosted maintenance & engineering technology platform Air Belgium has selected Rusada’s Envision™ technology to manage their maintenance and engineering information system. The new...

Air Belgium selects Brussels South Charleroi Airport to launch long-haul network; first flight to Hong Kong in March

Air Belgium will launch its flights to Asia from Brussels South Charleroi Airport (BSCA), the start-up announced in a press conference this morning. Four...