brussels airlines Starts New York JFK Service from June 2012

brussels airlines starting 01JUN12 is stating service to New York JFK, with Daily Brussels – New York JFK service on board Airbus A330-300.

This marks the carrier’s return on Trans-Atlantic market after absence of more than 10 years, when predecessor Sabena ended its service on Nov 2001 as a result of bankruptcy (SN Airholding in 2002 took over Sabena’s subsidiary DAT, which renamed as SN Brussels Airlines, which then changed to brussels airlines as a result of the merger with Virgin Express in 2006).

Schedule for both Summer 2012 and Winter 2001 during SABENA era as follows:

SN501 BRU1020 – 1235JFK 333 D
SN502 JFK1715 – 0625+1BRU 333 D

SABENA Schedule on this route in Winter 2001, taken from the airline’s PDF timetable:
SN551 BRU1110 – 1340JFK 333 D
SN553 BRU1920 – 2150JFK 332 D

SN552 JFK1855 – 0815+1BRU 333 D
SN554 JFK2330 – 1240+1BRU 332 D