CityJet (WX, Dublin International) is planning to open a crew base at Brussels National during 2017 advertisements with several recruitment agencies have revealed.

The Irish carrier is currently seeking suitably qualified flight and cabin crew to man an undisclosed number of SSJ 100/95s which will be based out of the Belgian capital next year.

CityJet currently operates three Superjets on lease from VEB-Leasing. It expects to add three more during the first half of the year with a further two due during the second half. It currently maintains bases at Amsterdam Schiphol, Dublin International, Helsinki Vantaa, Paris CDG, and Stockholm Arlanda.