"Brussels - Rome by Brussels Airlines." Top 5 Page for this destination Budget Airlines Tip by breughel

Budget Airlines, Rome: 3 reviews and 4 photos

Last winter (2007-08) we have been flying five times from Brussels to Rome and return with Brussels Airlines. On one flight we left late (45 minutes) from Brussels. On another one from Rome we left 20 minutes late. All other flights were on time.
Brussels Airlines is the regular Belgian company. It is NOT a low cost low service company but Brussels Airlines has competitive, all inclusive, prices when booking a few weeks in advance.
With the b.light economy rate one is allowed to take a 20 kg registered luggage (with no extra cost) and 8 kg hand luggage (1 piece).
For Europe the planes are B 737, Airbus A 319 or AVRO RJ85 – AVRO RJ100. All these planes have seats with sufficient space for the legs.
Drinks and food can be bought on the European flights with the b.light economy rate.
Brussels Airlines joins Brussels National to Rome Fiumicino.

I read here a quite enthusiast comment from 2004 on Ryan Air.
Since then travellers have been able to compare the overall and final net prices, the comfort and service between the two companies. Furthermore Brussels National is an all weather airport while Charleroi at 40 km from Brussels, from where Ryan Air operates is closed when there is mist.
Just read (27/02/2009) in various EU papers that Ryanair plans to charge (1 £) for using plane toilets. I first thought it was an early April Fool's day joke!

Mode: TO
Type: Airplane
Website: http://www.brusselsairlines.com

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Feb 27, 2009
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“Heureux qui, comme Ulysse, a fait un beau voyage”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 5 7
Forum Rank:
0 0 6 0 6

Have you been to Rome?

  Share Your Travels