Add Brussels as the latest European destination that Singapore Airlines will fly to when non-stop flights are introduced from Singapore to the Belgian capital, with the first flight expected to take off on 25 October 2020.
Subject to regulatory approval, flight SQ304 will depart Singapore from the middle of the week on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 2355hrs (local time). The return sector, operated as flight SQ303, will depart Brussels on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1120hrs (local time). The Airbus A350-900 will be the preferred aircraft SIA will operate on these flights.
“We are excited to launch services to Brussels – a city that is both an important economic and political hub in Europe. This also represents SIA’s commitment to constantly expand our network reach and provide our customers with a more seamless travel experience,” said SIA’s Senior Vice President Marketing Planning, Mr Tan Kai Ping.
As the capital of Belgium, Brussels is home to the European Union (EU). Also dubbed as the EU’s capital city, it is the most densely populated region in Belgium with the highest GDP per capita. The secretariat of the Benelux and headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) are also located in the city. Brussels unique geographical location makes it an ideal hub for rail, road and air traffic, earning the city the moniker “The Crossroads of Europe”. The introduction of the new route allows SIA to enhance the Benelux’s connection to Singapore with non-stop flights from Amsterdam, Dusseldorf and Brussels.