Brussels Airport still offers 120 destinations this winter
Despite the corona crisis, Brussels Airport will still offer flights to 120 destinations this winter (from October 25th till March 25th). Last year, there were more than 200 in the same period. Almost half of those flights (50 destinations) will be made by home carrier Brussels Airlines, while TUI will fly toward 30 destinations.
Apart from those two companies, also 38 other airlines will be operational at Brussels Airport. Among them some long-distance players like United Airlines, Air Canada, Etihad, Emirates, etc. There will be about 450 departing flights a week.
When it comes to winter holiday destinations, TUI will fly to Kittila and Kuusamo in Finland, Finnair to Kittila, and Transavia to Innsbruck (Austria).
“Even in corona times, flying can be safe and comfortable,” emphasizes Brussels Airport. The airport took the necessary precautionary and sanitary measures to guarantee people’s safety. During flights, the air will be filtered by HEPA filters, and those who have to submit a negative corona test at their destination can be tested at the airport.
Brussels Airlines has been hit hard by the corona crisis. In July, the airline had a seat occupancy rate of around 60%, which was reasonable compared to the capacity they had freed up. The month of August was somewhat more difficult due to the changes in color codes. But September was catastrophic, with a 23% capacity.