Air Belgium

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...

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...