Star Alliance member Brussels Airlines offers business class flights from Amsterdam to West African cities starting at just €1,206. You can reach Banjul, Ouagadougou, Abidjan, Yaoundé and Douala under €1,300 and Accra at €1,331.
You will either have to take a train directly to Brussels Airport from Amsterdam’s city centre or airport. On some routes, you can also choose two flights to get to Brussels, connecting in either Frankfurt or Zürich. The letter gives you more mileage, although your environmental impact will be much-much more (and it may not be more comfortable
You can travel to the following cities:
- Banjul at €1,206
- Ouagadougou at €1,221
- Abidjan at €1,248
- Yaounde at €1,276
- Douala at €1,276
- Accra at €1,331
Our availability calendar highlights all possible flight dates at the lowest price for trips up to 28 days. It will forward you to Brussels Airlines with your preselected flight dates. You can also check our flight search engine to see more itineraries.
First, you will take a train in second class or fly Lufthansa’s or Swiss’ short-haul business class to Brussels. The latter gives you an empty seat next to you and meals. In Brussels, you will board an Airbus A330 which features lie-flat-seating in alternating 2-1-2 and 1-2-1 patterns up front. Flights to Banjul feature a technical stop in Dakar and the flight to Cameroon operates on a triangle basis.
Search & Book
Brussels Airlines didn’t set an expiration date, meaning that it can be gone anytime. There is a minimum stay of 8-10 nights depending on the destination. There’s good availability this year, even during the winter holiday period.
The best way to find dates is to use our availability calendar above. Unfortunately, the best price calendar on Brussels Airline’s website doesn’t display most of the destinations. Google Flights shows inaccurate flight times. you can also check our flight search as it displays more itineraries and still lets you book through Lufthansa’s website.
Brussels Airlines issues the long flights in booking class P. If you take a train, those will be in booking class Y. Lufthansa feeder flights would also get booking class P. This is what a train and flight would get you to Banjul.
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