Brussels Airlines commenced services between Brussels and Accra on 26 October. The 5,052-kilometre sector will operate four times weekly facing no direct competition. Cutting the cake and ribbon in Brussels are: Yaw Bimpong, Ambassador for Ghana to Belgium; Arnaud Feist, Brussels Airport CEO; and Brussels Airlines CEO, Bernard Gustin.
- Brussels Airlines commenced services between Brussels (BRU) and Accra (ACC) on 26 October. The 5,052-kilometre sector will operate four times weekly using the Star Alliance member’s A330-200s, and faces no direct competition from any incumbent carriers. To see a more in-depth report of the Accra launch, see anna.aero’s live coverage of the event. The previous day, the airline started services from the Belgian capital to Tenerife South (TFS). The 3,093-kilometre link to the Canary Island airport will operate twice-weekly according to OAG Schedules Analyser data, facing direct competition from Jetairfly and Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium which operate a combined 17 weekly flights. The link to the Spanish island will be flown utilising the airline’s A320s. Vote for Brussels to Accra’s route launch cake. Vote for Brussels Airport’s fire truck water arch.