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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 lands a new ACMI contract with British Airways to fly between London Heathrow and Toronto Pearson

After many similar contracts with British Airways for flights to Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Newark, Air Belgium has signed an agreement with the British...

Air Belgium will not resume its Hong Kong service, but remains committed to its development plans

Air Belgium announces that it will not resume its scheduled service between Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Hong Kong, as anticipated by 31 March...

LOT Polish Airlines relies on Air Belgium to link Warsaw and New York JFK (from 28 February 2019)

From 28 February 2019, Air Belgium will fly between Warsaw and New York (JFK) for LOT Polish Airlines (flights LO26/LO27). The contract has been...

British Airways’ return flight from Dubai cancelled; Air Belgium ferries in replacement aircraft

On 19 February, Air Belgium operated British Airways flight BA105 between London Heathrow and Dubai Airport with an Airbus A340 (OO-ABD). The airline, however,...

British Airways relies on Air Belgium to link London Heathrow and New York Newark (from 1 April 2019)

From 1 April 2019 until 8 June 2019, Air Belgium will fly from London Heathrow to New York Newark for British Airways (flights BA185/BA184). By...

Hong Kong Airlines strongly denies speculations about ceasing operations and applying for liquidation

Hong Kong Airlines strongly denies the recent news that has been published in several newspapers. The airline, established in 2006 as a member of the HNA...

Chinese Aviation Authorities give Air Belgium a ‘go-ahead’ for Zhengzhou

Air Belgium today (24 October) received its operating permit by China's Civil Aviation Authority, the permit is required to start flying between Belgium and...

Critical Board meeting of Air Belgium today: to continue or to stop?

An extraordinary general meeting is convened this Thursday afternoon to discuss the situation of the start-up Belgian airline Air Belgium. According to Belgian newspaper l’Avenir,...

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...