On 27 June, Krakow Airport celebrated the arrival of Brussels Airlines’ thrice-weekly operations from the European capital. Cutting the cake and the celebratory ribbon are: Andrea Valentova, Regional Station Manager Central Europe, Brussels Airlines; and Artur Staniszewski, Airlines Cooperation Specialist, Krakow Airport.
Brussels Airport commemorated on 27 June the inaugural flight of Brussels Airlines’ thrice-weekly flights to Krakow in Poland.
- Brussels Airlines, which in the previous week resumed services to Malta and Cagliari, continued to expand its European network with the addition of three new routes, all of which were launched from its Brussels (BRU) hub being operated with thrice-weekly flights. On 24 June, the flag carrier inaugurated the 1,440-kilometre sector until 13 September to Bari (BRI), using its 132-seat A319s. This route was last served in November 2007. The same day, it also launched operations to Montpellier (MPL) until 13 September using its 132-seat A319s. Lastly, on 27 June, the Star Alliance member commenced flights on the 1,088-kilometre sector to Krakow (KRK), utilising a mixed fleet of its 132-seat A319s and 97-seat Avro RJ100s. The Polish airport pair was last operated in January 2013 and will see a frequency increase to four times weekly from 1 September. There is no competition on any of the three new airport pairs.