brussels airlines announced today their plans to increase service to African destinations as well as plans to optimize current flight operations to Africa. These changes will begin to take place as early as February.
The biggest changes involve increased frequencies to existing destinations:
Dakar, Senegal will see daily service beginning with the Summer Timetable. Previously, Dakar was serviced 4 times a week.
Conakry, Guinea will see service increase from 2 times a week to 3 times a week. The flights will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
Cotonou, Benin will see service increase from 2 times a week to 3 times a week. The flights will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Freetown, Sierra Leone will see service increase from 2 times a week to 4 times a week. The flights will operate on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
brussels has also worked with partner airlines Korongo Airlines and Senegal airlines to help brussels passengers reach additional destinations within Africa. In addition, these airlines will optimize their own timetables to help improve passenger connections to and from brussels’ flights. Some of the cities that will be involved in these improvements include Banjul, Ouagadougou, Lomé, Douala, Yaounde, Kinshasa, Luanda, Lubumbashu, Mbuji-Mayi and Johannesburg.
For more information on brussels airlines service to Africa, please visit their dedicated Africa webpage.