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Brussels Airlines; The African Specialist

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Brussels Airlines Introduction Brussels Airlines is the leading Belgian airline flying out of Brussels, Belgium to some 50 European and 18 African destinations. A full service scheduled airline, there are no hidden extras once you have purchased your ticket. 
Flights to Africa Brussels Airlines has unrivalled experience as the leading specialist for flights between Europe and Africa, and boasts crew with real African know-how. Brussels Airlines flies to 18 destinations in Africa – Abidjan, Accra, Banjul, Bujumbura, Conakry, Cotonou, Dakar, Douala, Entebbe, Freetown, Kigali, Kinshasa, Lome, Luanda, Monrovia, Nairobi, Ouagadougou, and Yaounde.Brussels Airlines offers some of the most generous baggage allowances in the industry – passengers in Economy are allowed 46kg, and those in Business are allowed 64kg. Brussels Airlines is also the only European carrier that allows travellers to fly directly from Europe to Kigali and Bujumbura on the African continent.Passengers can look forward to flying to Africa on Airbus A330s – a long-haul aircraft that boasts a modern design, maximum space and top entertainment possibilities. In Economy class, LCD screens are distributed throughout the cabin, and ergonomic seats offer more legroom. In Business class, the seats offer massage functions and can easily be converted into comfortable beds. Each business traveller also has access to a personal LCD screen, a laptop connection and a personal storage unit.  
  • Brussels Airlines offers open jaw travel which enables you to travel into one country and return from another. For example, you can travel into Entebbe and travel inland, then leave from Kinshasa, or any other variation you wish to use within our network.
  • Brussels Airlines is also the only European carrier flying directly from Europe to Kigali and Bujumbura.

Destination    Flight days*

  • To/From Nairobi, Kenya    Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  • To/From Entebbe, Uganda    Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  • To/From Kigali, Rwanda    Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  • To/From Bujumbura, Burundi    Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su

* Flight days are in bold and underlined Brussels Airlines offers travellers the possibility to connect to Africa (via Brussels) from 8 UK destinations – London Heathrow, Newcastle, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds and East Midlands. The first flights from the various UK destinations allow travellers to arrive in Brussels with time to spare for nearly all Brussels Airlines and codeshare connections to destinations in Africa. Travelling with children Travellers can rest assured that everybody is well-provided for with Brussels Airlines. Apart from child-friendly meals that can be ordered when booking your flights, there are movies and games on board to keep your children occupied and entertained. And if you have a child between the ages of 5-12 who is travelling alone, there are trained Brussels Airlines crew members who ensure that the child is accompanied from the beginning of the journey to the moment their friends or family meet them on arrival. Connecting at Brussels Airport By choosing Brussels Airlines, passengers are assured of a smooth transfer at Brussels Airport. At the airport, travellers have access to a wide range of shops with tax-free merchandise. In an area dedicated to passengers bound for Africa, passengers will find a relaxation corner with magazines and comfortable seating, as well as several outlets that sell refreshment and snacks. Business class passengers have access to the Sunrise Lounge, ranked among the world’s top 50 lounges. For more information on flight schedules to and from UK, see

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