Singapore Airlines (SIA) will launch nonstop flights between Singapore and Brussels from 5 April 2024, returning to the city after more than 20 years.

SIA will operate four weekly flights to Brussels with the long-haul variant of its Airbus A350-900s, which feature 253 seats in three cabin classes: 42 in business class, 24 in premium economy class, and 187 in economy class.

Subject to regulatory approval, flight SQ304 will depart Singapore for Brussels on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays at 2355. The return sector, operated as flight SQ303, will depart Brussels for Singapore on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 1210.

The addition of Brussels increases the number of European destinations in the SIA network to 13.

“Brussels is an important European economic and political centre, and the launch of this service adds another historical and charming city to SIA’s list of destinations. It also gives our customers who are travelling from Europe an additional point to connect to Singapore, as well as the wider Asia-Pacific region via our hub at Changi Airport,” commented SIA acting senior vice president marketing planning, Dai Hao Yu.

Apart from being the capital of Belgium, Brussels is also home to the European Union (EU) and is dubbed as the EU’s capital city. The secretariat of the Benelux and headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) are also located in the city.

SIA further notes that Brussels is the most densely populated city in Belgium with the highest gross domestic product (GDP) per capita.

Tickets for SIA’s Brussels flights will be made available for sale progressively through the various distribution channels from 13 September.