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Air Belgium to launch its first schedule service to Hong Kong International Airport

Air Belgium, the new Belgian airline, announces today that it will introduce its first scheduled service between Hong Kong with Belgium, aiming at the second half of April 2018. The online sales will be undertaken as soon as cleared by the Regulator. Tickets will be sold through Air Belgium’s Internet platform on www.airbelgium.com and be distributed through GDS and Travel Agencies.

Niky Terzakis, Chief Executive Officer, Air Belgium said “Hong Kong has long been an important market for our airline. We are going to establish our Asian hub in this energetic city and our intention is to recruit about 100 staff members this year. It gives us all at Air Belgium great pleasure that we will be able to step into the Hong Kong and China markets. We expect to add six more Chinese destinations by the end of summer 2018, as growing business opportunities between Chinese and Belgian companies. This new route will bring true Belgian hospitality and experience to our passengers. It is no surprise if we elected to operate our very first service to Hong Kong International. We could not have opted for a better airport destination, with excellent quality of service, friendliness and a very convenient Asian hub.”

Truly Belgian, Quality of Service and Attractive Fares

Air Belgium’s Airbus A340 brings the authentic Belgian coziness and experience on board. Passengers are offered a choice of Belgian products, great catering and comfort, inflight entertainment and many more features. A personal and quality service will be provided by multilingual (Mandarin, Cantonese, English, Dutch and French) cabin crews. Two menus will be available for every economy and premium class passengers, while three menu options will be offered for business class passengers.

Passengers will be able to choose from economy, premium or business class with highly competitive fares.

Four Non-stop Flights Every Week – Zero Stop, Zero Stress

Air Belgium flies from Brussels South Charleroi Airport to Hong Kong every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday at 2:00 PM. The Airbus A340 lands in Hong Kong at 7:30 AM local time, after a twelve-hour flight. Flights back to Belgium leave every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday by 11:30 AM to arrive at Brussels South by 6:30 PM afternoon.

Brussels South Airport is known for its efficiency, expedited terminal process ensuring that a minimal time is wasting before departure or after landing. Its location will spare passengers from road congestions around the capital city of Brussels whatever your end destination is.

Premium and Business Class passengers are able to enjoy a new, exclusive and attractive lounge near the gate before taking off, and will be welcomed in a brand new, dedicated premium terminal by 2019. Upon arrival in the secure parking area, premium and business travelers can continue to baggage drop-off, the security check and passport control and the comfortable lounge.

This press release was sourced from Air Belgium on 22-Mar-2018.