TORONTO, Ont.– Effective April 21, Star Alliance member Brussels Airlines will connect Toronto Pearson International Airport five times a week with its home base Brussels, and onwards to other destinations in Europe and Africa.
Toronto is Brussels Airlines’ first destination in Canada, the airline announced at the official launch Thursday. Brussels Airlines will offer five weekly flights between Toronto Pearson and Brussels Airport. The flight will leave Toronto every Tuesday, Thursday,Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 18h30 in the evening and arrive the next morning in Brussels at 07:50am local time. The flight to Toronto leaves Brussels Airport at 10:30am and arrives at Pearson Airport at 01:20 pm local time.
The new service is operated with Airbus A330 aircraft equipped with Brussels Airlines state of the art Business and Economic Class cabins.
Thanks to its close cooperation with Star Alliance partners Air Canada and United, Brussels Airlines also offers its guests out of Europe many codeshare connections via Toronto to and from various other destinations in Canada (Ottawa, Edmonton, Halifax, Quebec, Vancouver, Montreal Metropolitan Airport and St John’s) and the United States (Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, Detroit, Seattle).
Brussels Airlines is member of the Lufthansa Group, the Miles & More frequent Flyer Program and Star Alliance. In Canada Brussels Airlines is represented by the sales organization of its partner Lufthansa.
“We are delighted to add Toronto and Canada to our growing network and to introduce our award winning in-flight product to the market”, said Brussels Airlines Director North America Christophe Allard.
“We’re very pleased to welcome Brussels Airlines to Toronto Pearson. Air travel is a major driver of economic growth in Toronto and Canada, and the introduction of this new service provides passengers and cargo shippers with more choice and flights to Europe,” said Craig Bradbrook, Vice President, Aviation Services, Greater Toronto Airports Authority.
Brussels Airlines Cargo will commercialize the belly capacity of the aircraft and focus on general cargo, pharma, perishables, express deliveries, valuable cargo and specialized shipments. Thanks to the Brusssels Airport Brucargo hub activity, Brussels Airlines offers cargo forwarders a worldwide network, the airline said.