Earlier this week, Brussels Airlines introduced that it will be beginning a brand new route from its fundamental hub in Brussels to the Slovenian capital Ljubljana to broaden its European community. The airline stated in a press launch that the vacation spot will likely be served six occasions per week to reply to leisure and enterprise demand between the 2 cities. Ljubljana will turn out to be the 19th European Union capital in Brussels Airlines’ community, whose dwelling metropolis is dwelling to the supranational group.
Brussels Airlines additionally stated that the flight schedule was chosen to permit for connections throughout the remainder of the Brussels Airlines community. Berlin, Copenhagen, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Oslo and even Tel Aviv have been listed by the airline as essential connections from Ljubljana.
The outbound flight to Slovenia, SN3343, will depart Brussels Airport at 3:30 p.m. from Sunday to Friday and arrive at Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport at 5:10 p.m. SN3344 will then return from Slovenia on the identical day at 5:55 p.m., arriving into Brussels at 7:45 p.m.
Since the collapse of Adria Airways, Slovenia’s flag provider, earlier this week, the route stays unserved in addition to a seasonal Wizz Air service to Brussels Charleroi Airport. Adria Airways held a codeshare settlement with Brussels Airlines that noticed passengers accessing the Belgian airline’s route community, therefore Brussels Airlines’ curiosity in sustaining entry to connecting cities.
Focus connections might have been cherrypicked by Brussels Airlines due to Adria’s former codeshares with Scandinavian Airlines. Lufthansa can be beginning two routes to Ljubljana, one from Frankfurt which begins on Oct. 27 and one from Munich which begins on Nov. 1, which reveals how essential the codeshare was to each Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines’ networks.
Brussels Airlines will function an Airbus A319 on the route to Ljubljana, which begins on Nov. 4. Ljubljana was rated by the European Commission because the Green Capital of Europe in 2016.