Brussels Airlines wins approval to launch Korongo Airlines

Brussels Airlines (Brussels) has received approvals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to launch Korongo Airlines (Lubumbashi).

Korongo is now planning to start operations in the spring of 2012. Korongo will offer regular scheduled flights between Lubumbashi and Kinshasa as well as between Lubumbashi and Johannesburg, both with Boeing 737-300s leased from Brussels Airlines. Mbuji Maji and Kolwezi will also be added to the network from Lubumbashi by BAe146-200 aircraft. Korongo is also planning to start flights from Lubumbashi to Kampala, Kigali and Bujumbura in cooperation with Brussels Airlines.

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