In the heart of Europe
As a national airport located in the heart of Europe, Brussels Airport is the ideal gateway to Brussels, Belgium and the rest of the world. Brussels Airport is simultaneously a city in itself, bustling with activity, innovation and engagement. Our employees are passionate about the airport, and this zeal translates into an extremely customer-friendly service, suffused with typical Belgian hospitality. Other business are keen to establish themselves here, attracted by the promotion of Belgian pride that Brussels Airport propagates at an international level. Brussels Airport is the ultimate experience for each and everyone!
The human touch
The numbers speak for themselves: Brussels Airport is one of the most important airports in Europe. Yet, alongside all those capacity expansions and infrastructure investments, we manage to keep things on an exceptionally intimate level. Indeed, we remain an airport with a decidedly human touch, with due regard for the needs of every individual. Regardless of whether it is a passenger, business, supplier or partner: the customer always comes first.
More than an airport
We are constantly looking forward and consider more than the conventional services. Our role as an intermodal hub is an excellent example. By aligning all transport modes, we actively increase accessibility and attract foreign companies as a consequence. This has resulted in an Airport Business District, where growing activity implies an additional source of employment.
National growth engine
The National Bank of Belgium regards the airport industry as ‘an essential sector that plays a key role in the Belgian economy’. We are the second most important growth pool in our nation and have a responsibility for general prosperity and well-being. As an indication: the airport accounts for 60,000 direct and indirect jobs, by virtue of both its commercial flights and leading international cargo operations.
The environment and well-being of local residents are central to our strategy. We strive to maintain a careful balance between economic growth and a controlled impact on our surroundings. This is evidenced by our CO2 neutrality, own water purification station, solar panel parks, noise abatement efforts and biodiversity initiatives etc. Brussels Airport profiles itself as a responsible player!
The management committee of Brussels Airport Company consists of 8 members.
Brussels Airport Company NV/SA is the operator of Brussels Airport.
Brussels Airport Company (BAC) has two direct shareholders: the BAISA consortium and the Belgian federal government through the Federal Holding and Investment Company (FPIM/SFPI). BAISA owns 75% of the shares, FPIM/SFPI 25%.
The BAISA consortium consists of the Canadian pension fund Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTTP), the Dutch pension fund APG, the Australian investor QIC, the Swiss investor Swiss Life, the financial markets partner of the New South Wales public sector in Australia TCorp and the Japanese Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).
The Board of Directors consists of 11 members. In addition to the Chairman and CEO, the Board comprises 6 members appointed by the consortium of private investors and 3 members appointed by the Belgian State.
Our Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury, Dennis Lagast, will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding Investor Relations.