WILLEMSTAD- July 3, 2021 – The arrival on Curaçao of Air Belgium’s inaugural flight from Belgium was celebrated in a pleasant atmosphere at the Curaçao International Airport. Starting July 3, Air Belgium is offering two weekly flights from Brussels Charleroi Airport to Curaçao with a stop in Martinique. Speakers at the reception included the Minister of Governmental Affairs Planning and Public Service, Mr. Ornelio Martina (representing Minister of Economic Development Mrs. Larmonie – Cecilia), the Minister of Traffic, Transportation and Urban Planning, Mr. Charles Cooper, Chief Commercial Officer at Air Belgium, Mr. Philippe Wilmart, Director of Air Service Marketing & Development at Curaçao Airport Partners, Mrs. Peggy Croes and Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association Managing Director,Mrs. Maria-Helena Seferina-Rojas.
Thanks to this Air Belgium flight, Curaçao is now able to receive additional visitors from the European market for either business or leisure. This new connection also opens the door for visitors to arrive from the island of Martinique—a new market for Curaçao. Our country has so much to offer, including entertainment, culture, history, architecture, beaches, a wide range of tourist attractions and, most of all, our service-minded people.
During the reception, Minister Martina together with Minister Cooper and Mr. Paul Pennicook, CEO Curaçao Tourist Board, presented a commemorative plaque to Air Belgium representative Mr. Philippe Wilmart, marking the airline’s inaugural flight to the island.
The government of Curaçao, the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), Curaçao Airport Partners (CAP), Curacao Airport Holding (CAH) and the Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) want to congratulate Air Belgium, wishing them all the best with this new flight.