Air Canada, Brussels Airlines to add services between Canada and Belgium

Brussels Airlines Airbus A330
Photo: © Peter Bakema

Air Canada and Brussels Airlines have announced new routes between Canada and Brussels.

Brussels Airlines will commence seasonal flights from the Belgian capital to Montreal. Airbus A330-300 aircraft will be deployed on the five times weekly route. The carrier will be the third airline to offer flights between the two airports, in addition to alliance partner Air Canada and Air Transat.

Furthermore, the Belgian carrier announced that it will discontinue its service between Brussels and Toronto service in January. Instead, the airline will upgrade its route to Washington D.C. to a year-round service, starting in February 2020. The flights will be offered on a daily basis in summer and four times per week during the winter season.

Whereas Brussels Airlines will cease its route to Toronto, Air Canada will start a new year-round service between the city and Brussels, starting on May 1st, 2020. The Canadian airline will operate up to five weekly non-stop flights and plans to deploy Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on the route.

Read more: Air Canada announced multiple new international routes earlier this year.