More detailed information about startup Air Belgium operations


Yesterday reported about Air Belgium (Air Belgium is one step closer to its launch: now hiring cabin and cockpit crew). Today we can give some additional information: a reliable source told :

  • Chinese investors see Belgium as an easy gateway to Europe
  • China handles quickly visa application (within 48 hours)
  • Air Belgium plans to fly with 4 Airbus 340-300 (built in 2008), currently stored in Tarbes, Lourdes. Those A340s were formerly flying for Finnair
An Airbus A340 currently stored in Tarbes, Lourdes
  • Air Belgium will hire 2 out of 3 Mandarin speaking (Chinese) flight attendants
  • Future fleet expansion: 2 additional Airbus A350 and 2 extra Boeing 777X aircraft
  • Future destinations: intra-European flights.

More information will be announced during December.

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