Eurobelgian Airlines Spring-Summer 2010 – All wings together

Brussels, Belgium – Four years ago Flanders Airlines performed its first flight: An historical event and the start of new era. During the next four years this virtual airline has grown into the largest Belgian carrier, nowadays called Eurobelgian Airlines.  This press release will present the latest changes at the start of the new IATA summer season.

Rebranding “All wings together”
As of the IATA summer season 2010, Eurobelgian Airlines and its subsidiaries will continue under one  main brand: Eurobelgian. The Eurobelgian “holding” will consist of the main airline, Eurobelgian Airlines, a regional operator, Eurobelgian Régional and an African startup airline, Eurobelgian RDC. Each airline has its specific “wings” in the logo. All wings will strengthen the group. All wings together.

Boeing 777-200ER
Last weekend our latest aircraft acquisition, two brand new Boeing 777-200ERs, performed their first commercial flights at Eurobelgian Airlines. OO-EBX, painted in the GlobalOne livery was scheduled to perform the Brussels – Nairobi flight on Sunday, whereas OO-EBY first flight went to Kinshasa on Monday.

Our first Boeing 777 OO-EBX ready for take-off at runway 25R, Brussels Airport

IATA Summer season 2010
This weekend our new summer timetables were started. Thanks to the acquisition of the two 777s and two additional Embraer 170 regional aircraft, several new destinations will be part of the Eurobelgian network. These include: Marseille, Strasbourg, Venice, Enfidha, Conakry, Freetown, Abidjan, Lagos, Monrovia and Beijing.
The new summer timetables focus more than ever on guaranteeing good connections from Europe to our own long haul network and the network of the GlobalOne alliance. Our new flights to Amsterdam and Paris, focusing for 100% on transfer passengers, are proving this. Furthermore, increased frequencies are present to several European cities for both business and leisure activities.
The new timetables can be seen using the (updated) Flight Search module on our website.

Eurobelgian RDC
Because of the high preparations to match the European safety standards, the launch of our African subsidiary has been postponed till August 1, 2010.
Based at Kinshasa airport, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eurobelgian RDC will offer Central Africa a new, safe way of flying. The current fleet of two Fokker 100s and one 737-700 will serve the domestic and international network, adapted to the needs of the African and European business man. Most destinations will furthermore connect to the Eurobelgian Airlines flights towards Brussels and Johannesburg. In Brussels passengers can connect further on to several European destinations.

GlobalOne Alliance
The GlobalOne Alliance is reaching its final launch. Next to the current codeshare agreements with Meridian Airlines and Western Airlines, new agreements with airlines as Arabian Airlines, British Atlantic Airways and Central Asian Airlines are on its way!
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