Brussels Airlines to Launch New York JFK

Brussels Airlines A330

Brussels Airlines A330 used on NYC JFK route

Airbus A330 from New York JFK Airport to Brussels Hub

On June 1st, 2012, Brussels Airlines will begin nonstop flights between New York’s JFK airport and the European Capital City of Brussels.  The flights will use newest Airbus A330-200 or A330-300 with the latest technology.

The 1st of June, 2012, also turns out to be a historical day for the carrier; The start of service on this day brings Belgian aviation back to the United States after a break of 10 years.

Brussels Airlines will operate an overnight service from New York-Kennedy Airport (JFK), arriving in Brussels (BRU) the following morning.  The return flight to New York-Kennedy (JFK) will be a morning departure with a same day afternoon arrival.  The all-new business product on-board will feature a flat bed while economy class will be outfitted with ergonomic seats.  The latest in in-flight entertainment will be offered in both classes.

“We are especially pleased that we will be able to serve New York, the main long-haul destination for the Belgian travel market, ourselves from next spring”, says Brussels Airlines CO CEO Bernard Gustin. “Not only are we investing in our own air connection to the States, but thanks to a completely new cabin we are also offering our passengers a state of the art product more than ever before.”

New York JFK Airport Ground Transportation

If you require transportation to/from JFK airport, GO Airlink NYC provides affordableJFK Airport Transportation.

Brussels Airlines will use Terminal 1 at JFK airport, with easy access to other terminals as well as ground transportation with the JFK AirTrain.  The JFK AirTrain also connects the airport to the subway at the Howard Beach and Jamaica Station where connections to the Long Island Railroad are available.

If you’re looking to save a little green, GO Airlink NYC also operates aJFK Airport Shuttle – Book Your Ride Now! A shared shuttle is not only cheaper, but is “green” with less automobiles on the road. The shared shuttle service is available across Manhattan from the southern tip at Battery Park to 125th Street. Registered with the Port Authority, Go Airlink NYC is allowed to pickup on the inner curb just outside of baggage claim.

Brussels Airport Transportation

In Brussels Airport, the flight departs from the Brussels Airlines exclusive long-haul terminal “T zone” – Brussels airport is also well connected to ground transportation including an on-site train station.

Brussels Airlines Flight Schedule between Brussels and New York JFK Airport

An overview of the new flight schedule:

Local Time Departure Arrival
Brussels – New York 10:20 12:35
New York – Brussels 17:15 06:25

European and African Connections

If Brussels is not your destination, onwards connections to other European cities including Rome, Hamburg, Birmingham, Barcelona, Madrid, Prague, and many others.   Should the continent of Africa be on your list, Brussels Airlines provides flights to a number of African destinations including Marrakesh, Morocco, Accra, Ghana, to Nairobi, Kenya, and more.

Brussels Airlines is a Star Alliance member and passengers can earn and redeem using Lufthansa’s Miles and More Frequent Flyer program – or your favorite Star Alliance carrier.

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