Brussels airlines at Brussels airport
(BRU) has a new airport building opened around 2002.
gates for the Schengen
countries (European destinations).
In 2002 at Brussels airport, a new
carrier was formed, called sn
They had 32 avro jet aircraft and engaged a selection of the
of the Belgian national carrier Sabena which was
in 2001 after a take-over by Swiss.
In 2002 Virgin Express had a fleet of mainly Boeing 737-300
Brussels to Nice
Barcelona, Madrid, Rome, Milan, Copenhagen, ... They were
competitors to Sabena and sn Brussels airlines. Later Virgin
was taken over by Brussels airlines.
Ryanair in Charleroi
At the same time in 2002 Ryanair is getting off the ground at Brussels South Airport
(CLR). In Charleroi (CLR) they still use to old very small terminal, but a brand new much larger terminal is in preparation.