Reversal of the situation at Air Belgium, which declared a week ago that it was giving up the French West Indies due to the pandemic situation, the Belgian company finally maintains its services from Pointe-à-Pitre to Guadeloupe and Fort-de-France to Martinique in its winter program.
“Air Belgium’s regular flights have resumed to Pointe-à-Pitre and to Fort-de-France”, announces the airline in a press release received by the France-Antilles site. “These flights are actually on sale via the Air Belgium website, travel agencies, tour operators and all the company’s partners,” she specifies.
Check on the Air Belgium website, reservations are actually available. Connections from Brussels-Charleroi to the French West Indies will be operated at a frequency of 4 flights per week by Airbus A340-300, on Tuesdays and Fridays to Pointe-à-Pitre and on Saturdays and Wednesdays to Fort-de-France.
On the outward journey, flight KF5963 takes off from Brussels-Charleroi at 10:45 a.m. to arrive in Pointe-à-Pitre at 3:15 p.m.; the return KF5964 left Guadeloupe at 5:20 p.m. to land at 7 a.m. the next day in Belgium.
On the outward journey, flight KF5965 takes off from Brussels-Charleroi at 10 a.m. to arrive in Fort-de-France at “If Air Belgium has to postpone the resumption of its scheduled air services to the French West Indies, it is above all because the company does not have sufficient guarantees as to a stable and locally controlled health situation”, explains Air Belgium in its communicated. And to add: “Indeed, since the start of the crisis, Air Belgium has had to suspend its flights four times. These repeated stops involve many complications for passengers who must cancel or shorten their stay and be repatriated for most of them. The last suspension two months ago, after only a few weeks of recovery, left hundreds of travelers in the middle of the holiday period without the possibility of taking advantage of their holidays and without any real alternative in the middle of August.