Powered by xpats.com
Weather
16 °C

Not registered yet?

  • Daily & weekly newsletters
  • Buy & download The Bulletin
  • Comment our articles
Register now

You are here

Recent articles

Sep 28, 2016

Police in the Brussels-Ixelles zone have warned of likely disruption to traffic as a result...

Sep 28, 2016

The new rector of the Free University of Brussels (VUB) has said that the institution shoul...

Sep 28, 2016

Belgium's global competitiveness has improved for the first time in five years, risi...

Sep 28, 2016

Only about one in 20 65- to 69-year-olds in Belgium still works, according to a stud...

Jetairfly moves Israel link to Brussels Airport

Nov 7, 2013
0

Ostend-based Jetairfly, Belgium's second-biggest airline, has decided to change the departure airport for flights to Tel Aviv from Liege to Brussels-National from summer 2014. The flight was responsible for about 40,000 passengers passing through Liege.

“We don't really understand Jetairfly's logic very well. We are disappointed,” said a spokesperson for Liege airport.

The airline, meanwhile, explained its position in a statement. “This decision does not mean we will no longer be using Liege airport,” the company said. “It is the result of a repositioning of our activities, and our desire to respond to an increased demand for a flight out of Brussels.”

The Tel Aviv flight alone accounted for more than 10% of the total number of passengers using Liege, and will be hard to compensate, even with the arrival of a new operator, Air Corsica, also in the summer of 2014. Air Corsica will operate two flights a week to Ajaccio and Bastia, rising to four in high season, for a total of about 10,000 to 12,000 passengers a year.

Jetairfly has been flying to Tel Aviv since 2008, first twice a week and then since 2011 three times a week. The airline will maintain 15 other routes out of Liege in 2014.

Events & Social

Upcoming

29 Sep
29.09.2016
Bruxelles
by EcoleDeLangues.be
29 Sep
29.09.2016
Brussels
by EcoleDeLangues.be
29 Sep
29.09.2016
Waterloo
by Alcoholics Anonymous...

Popular

22 Dec
22.12.2016
Ixelles
16 Nov
16.11.2016
Brussels
by Passa Porta, the international house of literature in Brussels
16 Oct
16.10.2016
Brussels
by Classic Album Sundays

Local offers

Great deals & discounts

Twitter