Announced last year from Charleroi, the Belgian airline will finally operate a twice-weekly flight between Brussels and Plaisance starting October 16. Omarjee Aviation has been chosen as Air Belgium’s General Sales Agent (GSA) (IATA code: KF).

Inset: Karen Tang and Umarfarooq Omarjee of Omarjee Aviation Air Belgium is an airline based in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium.
Established in 2016, the Belgium-based carrier now operates a fleet of 7 wide-body aircraft and exclusively offers long-haul flights from its domestic market. In addition to scheduled passenger flights, accessible services include on-demand air cargo, freight and passenger charters, as well as ACMI (for full service: Aircraft. Crew. Maintenance. Insurance). The young company recently upgraded its fleet with two brand new Airbus A330neo aircraft. This latest generation, fuel-efficient aircraft is configured in three classes (Business, Premium and Economy) and can accommodate up to 286 passengers. The first Air Belgium A330neo is scheduled to fly every Tuesday and Friday from Brussels Airport to Mauritius the following day from 15 October 2021.From Mauritius, the aircraft will take off on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9pm, for night flights. The arrival in Brussels at 7:20 am the next day will allow to make many connections.

300 euros to go to Brussels!

For Umarfarooq Omarjee, Executive Director of Omarjee Aviation: “we are very happy to represent Air Belgium as GSA in Mauritius. This is a huge opportunity for us to maximize the business momentum, especially after a CO VID -19 crisis, we are fully committed to overseeing the sales, marketing and operations strategies nationwide with the aim of supporting a sustainable and stable trajectory in the travel and tourism industry in Mauritius, while ensuring that the airline’s business objectives are duly met. With the introduction of Air Belgium’s brand new A330neo on the new route between Brussels Airport and S.S.R. Mauritius International Airport, customers can look forward to a comfortable and unique travel experience”. In other good news, Omarjee announces a promotion during the first four weeks of operation between Mauritius and Belgium starting from 15,000 rupees (approx. 300 euros), one way. Omarjee Aviation represented Alitalia until its collapse in 2020 and its takeover by the other Italian company ITA. According to a source close to the case: “ITA should return to the skies of Mauritius in 2022…”

Jacques Rombi