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Air Belgium

Air Belgium is a Belgian airline headquartered in Mont-Saint-Guibert and based at Brussels South Charleroi Airport. Its fleet consists of 4 Airbus A340-300 aircraft leased from Airbus Financial Services.

Air Belgium to stop Charleroi – Hong Kong route and focus on ACMI flights

  Belgian newspaper L'Avenir has learned that Air Belgium, whose only current route connects Brussels South Charleroi to Hong Kong, intends to stop this scheduled connection...

Air Belgium extends deal with British Airways; operating flights between London Heathrow and Abu Dhabi

Between 3 and 5 September, Air Belgium operated British Airways flights between London Heathrow and Cairo. Between 15 September and 4 October onward, the...

Air Belgium has secured access to all Trans-Siberian routes for more destinations

Successful negotiations between Russian and Belgian authorities! "Air Belgium has now secured overflights for increased frequencies and destination points and access to all Trans-Siberian...

Air Belgium to operate a few flights for British Airways between London Heathrow and Cairo

Air Belgium will operate flights for British Airways, Aviation24.be discovered thanks to forum member TLspotting. The airline, currently operating scheduled flights between Brussels South...

Air Belgium is expanding its network from Brussels South Charleroi with three new Chinese destinations from September

Between September and November, Air Belgium will launch three new destinations in China, Air Belgium's CEO Niky Terzakis confirmed to newspapers Le Soir and...

Air Belgium might add dedicated freighters to the fleet

According to CargoForwarder Global, Air Belgium is thinking about the possibility to add dedicated freighters to the fleet in order to make cargo a...

Air Belgium’s third Airbus A340 has been entered in the Belgian register as OO-ABE

On 26 June 2018, Air Belgium's third Airbus A340 has been entered in the Belgian register as OO-ABE, a notable user of our forum noticed....

Air Belgium inaugural flight: the Hong Kong event and the return flight

The Hong Kong inaugural event In the afternoon of 7 June, Air Belgium had organised a press conference for the Hong Kong journalists at the...

[Trip Report] Air Belgium inaugural flight Charleroi – Hong Kong

Unlike the journalists who attended the inauguration event and who got airside where the speeches would take place by a short circuit, I was...

Chinese tour operator U-Tour is leaving Liège Airport and signs agreement with Air Belgium

After the "technical flight" on Sunday and the inaugural flight today, soon Air Belgium will welcome loads of Chinese tourists on board their aircraft: according...

Air Belgium celebrates inaugural flight from Brussels South Charleroi Airport to Hong Kong

This morning many guests, politicians and VIP's were invited to celebrate Air Belgium's "maiden flight" from Brussels South Charleroi Airport to Hong Kong, it's...

New carrier Air Belgium picks Hactl to handle cargo

Newly-launched Air Belgium has appointed Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) to handle cargo for its new long-haul service between Brussels and Hong...

“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...