Posted on: 05 October 2015 by Mark Howells
VLM Airlines has inaugurated a direct service from Birmingham in the UK to Antwerp in Belgium.Steve Blair, chief operating officer of VLM Airlines, commented, “This new route not only serves many businesses in the area, but is also ideal for travellers looking for a city break. Antwerp is a magnificent place, home to one of Europe’s oldest and richest ports, with a bold and diverse arts, fashion and culinary scene. A short train ride takes you to other popular Belgian cities including Bruges, Ghent and Brussels.”William Pearson, aviation development director of Birmingham Airport, added, “This new route to Antwerp is great news for the Birmingham catchment area; providing a fast, practical connection to one of the most creative and cosmopolitan cities in Europe.”Flights between Birmingham and Antwerp will operate three times weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. VLM Airlines also provides scheduled services to seven other destinations in five countries, including Geneva, Hamburg, Southampton, Waterford and London Luton.