United States connection planned the Belgian carrier of Brussels Airlines is planning the expansion of its long-haul fleet. So far the company focuses mainly on destinations in Europe and Africa, from next year, flights to the United States will be offered in addition. For this purpose an additional Airbus A330 aircraft machine should be purchased in the spring of 2012. The flight Portal fluege.de reported the plans of the Lufthansa subsidiary. The airline holds a key position for Africa connections to Brussels Airlines.
The Brussels-Zaventem airport serves as a central hub. Because a growing proportion of travellers who use the Africa service of Brussels Airlines, comes from the United States, the airline carried out their plan with regard to the expansion of routes 2012. The company sees great potential in the U.S. market. In particular New York come as a destination into question, the goal but not yet been set. It is likely flown from 2012 every day the East coast of the United States.
In addition is a further development of the African destinations on the agenda of the Star Alliance member.