Brussels Airport Company - Archive

2020
08
January
2020
| 17:35 Europe/Brussels
In 2019, Brussels Airport hit a new passenger traffic record with 26.4 million passengers. Cargo transport closed the year at 667 thousand tonnes, a drop of 8.8% in line with the European average. The total number of flights fell by 0.4%. Arnaud F...
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2019
23
December
2019
| 10:39 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport Company is building a 5G-ready network at the airport in collaboration with Finnish Nokia and Belgian operator Citymesh. As one of the first sites in Belgium with 5G technology, the airport is able to speed up its operational efficie...
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19
December
2019
| 13:41 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport wants to pamper its passengers with exclusive events, products and services. Anyone who signs up for the Brussels Airport Enjoy! experience programme can, for example, win a Meet & Greet with our Belgian athletes, can plot their jour...
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18
December
2019
| 09:56 Europe/Brussels
This Friday marks the start of the Christmas school holidays, that will see just under one million passengers passing through the Brussels Airport terminal which is steeped in a magical and festive atmosphere. This year, Brussels Airport has pulled o...
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16
December
2019
| 11:20 Europe/Brussels
As of 25 October 2020, Singapore Airlines will be operating a non-stop service between Singapore and Brussels. The attractiveness of the Belgian market and the quality of Brussels Airport’ infrastructure have convinced the Asian carrier to start oper...
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11
December
2019
| 16:28 Europe/Brussels
Over the course of November, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2 million passengers, representing an increase of 2.7% compared to November 2018. Freight transport decreased by 12.1% compared to the same month last year. The number of flights was do...
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06
December
2019
| 19:49 Europe/Brussels
On 4 December last, the sale of the stake held by the two Macquarie investment funds in Brussels Airport to a consortium formed by APG, QIC and Swiss Life was finalised. This Friday, a fourth shareholder, Sky Holding Belgium Fund, managed by the inve...
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03
December
2019
| 11:16 Europe/Brussels
The Dutch airline Transavia will start flights from Brussels Airport in the 2020 summer season. The carrier will serve 9 destinations from our airport, totalling to 28 flights per week. With destinations mainly in the Mediterranean, Transavia hopes t...
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12
November
2019
| 14:48 Europe/Brussels
In October, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.3 million passengers, representing an increase of 6.4% compared to October 2018. Cargo transport decreased by 8.2% compared to the same month last year. Passengers In October, Brussels Airport w...
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29
October
2019
| 15:51 Europe/Brussels
Today technology federation Agoria launched a free online course on artificial intelligence for companies and employees. The “AI in Business” online course is the first of its kind in Europe. The launch took place at Brussels Airport, where Artificia...
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23
October
2019
| 11:14 Europe/Brussels
In just a few days, school kids will be enjoying a week of well-deserved holidays. For many families, it’s a great opportunity to get away, whether it’s in search of some sun, or to discover new holiday destinations, either close to home or further a...
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22
October
2019
| 18:52 Europe/Brussels
Sophie Dutordoir, CEO of SNCB, and Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company, in the presence of the Minister François Bellot, today officially opened a direct access from the Brussels Airport-Zaventem station to the Brussels Airport Business Dis...
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15
October
2019
| 10:59 Europe/Brussels
During the aviation winter season beginning on 27 October, two new destinations will be added to the 200 destinations currently served from Brussels Airport: Essaouira and Tromsø. Six new routes are also scheduled: Valencia, Seville, Catania, Kraków,...
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10
October
2019
| 11:01 Europe/Brussels
In September, Brussels Airport welcomed nearly 2.5 million passengers, an increase of 1.8% on September 2018. Cargo transport fell sharply by 12.3% compared to the same month last year, because of the continued economic uncertainty. Passengers ...
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12
September
2019
| 16:13 Europe/Brussels
This summer, more than 5.3 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport, up 2.6% on the same period in 2018. Taking its lead from July, August also saw a nice 2.6% growth, welcoming over 2.6 million passengers. Cargo transport, for its part, fe...
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09
September
2019
| 14:36 Europe/Brussels
After the thorough renovation of runways 25L/07R in 2015 and 01/19 in 2016, Brussels Airport Company will be renovating runway 25R/07L from 13 July to 23 August 2020. 24 years after the previous renovation works on this runway, in 1996, the entire...
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05
September
2019
| 15:57 Europe/Brussels
It was in 2004 that the Spanish company, Vueling, started its first flights at Brussels Airport with a destination to and from Barcelona. Since then, the activities of Vueling have significantly increased. This summer, five destinations are on the pr...
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08
August
2019
| 17:08 Europe/Brussels
Early summer marked by disruptions to the baggage handling system In July, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.7 million passengers, representing a 2.7% increase compared to July 2018, and above all making July 2019 the busiest month in Brussels...
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24
July
2019
| 16:22 Europe/Brussels
The environment report of Brussels Airport focuses on the airport’s new integrated sustainability strategy, based on the 17 United Nations Sustainability Goals. With a series of concrete actions, Brussels Airport already wants to make a difference on...
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16
July
2019
| 16:35 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport welcomed almost 12.3 million passengers in the first six months of 2019, an increase of 1.8% compared to the same period last year. During the month of June alone, the number of passengers rose, compared to last year, by 4.3%. In con...
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10
July
2019
| 13:43 Europe/Brussels
        To make the travel experience of its passengers even more pleasant, Brussels Airport and Manyways.be have launched a specially designed smart city dashboard. The dashboard provides real-time detailed information on all traffic...
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27
June
2019
| 12:20 Europe/Brussels
Today, 27 June 2019, Finance Minister Alexander de Croo, together with the CEO of Brussels Airport Company, Mr Arnaud Feist, and the general administrator of Customs and Excise, Mr Kristian Vanderwaeren, inaugurated the new customs control zone a...
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26
June
2019
| 12:14 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport joined the 193 other airports in signing the resolution from the ACI Europe airport association to reduce to zero CO2 emissions by 2050 at the latest. During the 29th annual Congress of ACI Europe in Cyprus, the airport sector agreed...
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25
June
2019
| 11:45 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport and Fost Plus are working together to prevent waste and improve waste sorting and recycling. To this end, several airport partners have signed the Brussels Airport Waste Charter in which they explicitly choose to apply the principles...
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24
June
2019
| 16:54 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport is ready to welcome millions of travellers in search of sun and fun as of this Friday. At Brussels Airport, we love to pamper our passengers, both big and small, from the moment they set foot into the terminal. Concerts, animation, g...
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19
June
2019
| 12:36 Europe/Brussels
Today Brussels Airport announces a partnership with PlugandPlay as anchor partner of the PlugandPlay Travel & Hospitality programme in Europe together with Vienna Airport, Star Alliance and Swissport. PlugandPlay is a global open innovation platform ...
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18
June
2019
| 16:40 Europe/Brussels
In May, Brussels Airport welcomed nearly 2.3 million passengers, slightly up by 0.7% on May 2018. Cargo transport fell sharply by 11% compared to the same month last year. These results were impacted by the various strikes both in Belgium and abroad....
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11
June
2019
| 17:04 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport is the proud sponsor and sustainability partner of the most eco-conscious Belgian festival, Paradise City, in neighbouring Steenokkerzeel. To help the festival achieve its green ambitions, Brussels Airport is deploying several electr...
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07
June
2019
| 15:21 Europe/Brussels
As a large European foreign trade hub, Belgium wants to significantly simplify the import and export of goods. The innovative BE-GATE customs platform was developed for this purpose and officially launched on 6 June. The portal, which was specially d...
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28
May
2019
| 15:46 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport attaches much importance to a healthy mind in a healthy body. That is why the airport is sponsoring the Belfius EuroHockey Championships 2019 this year. The best European hockey teams, including the Red Lions and the Red Panthers, wi...
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