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Press release

Air Belgium to offer direct return flights to Martinique and Guadeloupe from this winter

Mont-Saint-Guibert, 3 February 2020

Starting in winter 2020, Air Belgium will increase its volume of flights to Martinique and the islands of Guadeloupe. 

Air Belgium had already extended its two weekly flights to the French Antilles beyond the winter season by expanding its flight schedule throughout the summer of 2020 up to 5 September. Given the ongoing and growing strong interest in the new destinations from Brussels Charleroi airport, the airline confirms that tickets for the 2020 winter season will go on sale on Monday, 3 February, based on a modified schedule that includes dividing the flights. 

Flights to Fort-de-France and Pointe-à-Pitre will resume for the All Saints Day holidays on 31 October 2020, at the end of the Antillean winter season. From 20 November 2020, the current triangular flights will make way for two weekly direct return flights to Fort-de-France on Wednesdays and Saturdays and two weekly direct return flights to Pointe-à-Pitre on Tuesdays and Fridays. Inter-airline agreements will strengthen and complement connection possibilities for passengers.

Schedule of flights to the French Antilles from 20 November 2020:

In Belgium, the market size for destinations in the Antilles has more than doubled since Air Belgium made the announcement. The launch of these connections from Brussels Charleroi airport enables the Belgian public to discover the French Antilles, which had previously not been served from Belgium and were difficult to access.

Direct and convenient road connections also allow travellers from Northern France, the Southern Netherlands, Western Germany and Luxemburg to reach Brussels Charleroi airport by car or a dedicated shuttle bus and to enjoy the airline’s direct flights. 

Air Belgium offers a complete and attentive on-board service at attractive rates, which include airport taxes, a minimum 30 kg hold baggage allowance and meals across all classes.

Passengers can choose from three service classes at the following rates: 

Lastly, Air Belgium continues to develop its activities and will soon be announcing its new destination. 

About Air Belgium 

Air Belgium SA is a Belgian company headquartered at Mont-Saint-Guibert in the Walloon Brabant province of Belgium. Its mission is to offer low-cost long-haul flights for business and leisure travellers alike. Air Belgium’s main operational base is at Brussels Charleroi airport.