Leading Belgian airline and member of the Lufthansa Group, Brussels Airlines has inaugurated its new route from Brussels to Accra.
Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Philippe Saeys-Desmedt, Vice President Sales Africa and Global Cargo of the airline said their flights would ply Brussels to Accra four times a week.
“After an absence of several years, Ghana and Belgium are again connected through the services that Brussels Airlines has inaugurated today and we assure that Brussels Airlines will connect the capital cities of both countries four times a week,” he said.
He said passengers have the choice between Business Class with full flat beds and Economy Class explaining that this option was to offer better services to its customers.
Mr Saeys-Desmedt noted that Ghana is one of the fastest growing countries, both economically and tourism and that Brussels Airlines would contribute its quota towards Ghana’s development.
“We are happy to add Ghana to our expanding African network as Ghana is one of the fastest growing countries both economically as in terms of tourism.
The launch of this new route today is good news both for the growing number of passengers that travel to or from Ghana, and for cargo client,” he said.
He said Brussels Airline would offer comfortable travel options between Accra, Brussels Airport and Europe noting that this connection would also contribute to the growing trade relations between Belgium and Ghana.
The Vice President Corporate Communication of the Airline, Wenck Lemmes-Pireaux said the airline has come to stay and urged customers to purchase their services.