Brussels Airport Company - Archive

2018
20
April
2018
The board of directors of De Lijn and the management committee of Brussels Airport Company have given the go-ahead for a pilot project with a self-driving electric bus on the airport. The vehicle that is being developed for this, will be one of the f...
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19
April
2018
Today, Brussels Airport has inaugurated the new triple passenger boarding bridge. For the occasion, Emirates carried out a one-off flight with an Airbus A380. Thanks to the new bridge, the airport can offer its passengers even greater comfort and pas...
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17
April
2018
Along with hundreds of plane spotters and officials from the neighbouring municipalities of Steenokkerzeel and Zaventem, Brussels Airport has inaugurated two spanking new plane spotting platforms. Apart from offering a great view of the airport, the ...
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10
April
2018
Brussels Airport achieved an all-time record of more than 5.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2018. Long haul and transfer traffic in particular have risen sharply due to the considerable expansion of Brussels Airport's intercontinental ne...
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28
March
2018
Brussels Airport is ready to receive a record number of passengers during the Easter holidays. In two weeks’ time, the airport will receive more than 1.3 million passengers, 5% more than last year. To help passengers get into the holiday mood, Brusse...
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25
March
2018
Cathay Pacific launches a nonstop service between Brussels Airport and Hong Kong International Airport on Sunday 25th March. With 50,000 travellers between Belgium and Hong Kong, this city and region are already a top destination for Belgians. And th...
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22
March
2018
Today Thursday 22 March, Brussels Airport paid tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks that hit the airport on 22 March 2016. The commemorative events were held in conformity with the wishes of the victims’ organisations. The politicians were...
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20
March
2018
On 20 March, Hainan Airlines launches a non-stop service between Brussels Airport and Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport. The new route to Southeast China will promote tourism and freight activities, particularly e-commerce between the two countri...
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15
March
2018
Brussels Airport has commenced the redesign of their entire drop-off area to enhance passenger comfort and improve traffic flows in the zone. In addition to the free drop-off area for departing passengers, this zone also accommodates the bus station,...
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14
March
2018
Where most of us will be advancing our clocks by an hour on 25 March, Brussels Airport will not only be adjusting the clocks, it will also switch to its new summer schedule. This year’s summer season sees the airport welcome no less than 11 new desti...
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13
March
2018
Brussels Airport received more than 1.6 million travellers in February 2018, an increase of 5.4% compared to the same month the previous year and a continuation of the growth in the last months of 2017. Cargo traffic at Brussels Airport has also incr...
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09
March
2018
Brussels Airport Company will be investing EUR 100 million in ultramodern logistics buildings. This investment will further strengthen the crucial position of Brussels Airport as the 2nd most important logistics cluster in our country, serving the to...
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27
February
2018
Brussels Airport is the new title sponsor of the Brussels Marathon & Half Marathon for the next three years. As airport at the heart of Europe, Brussels Airport connects the country’s capital with the rest of the world and the airport will also attra...
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26
February
2018
Following the annual tradition, Brussels Airport Company has presented for the 11th time the Brussels Airport Aviation Awards. With these awards, the airport wants to honour the airlines and partners which, during the past year, have distinguished th...
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23
February
2018
Brussels Airport has won the International Cargo Airport of the Year award at Air Cargo India 2018. Brussels Airport was awarded for its strong development of the Brucargo freight division as a hub of pharmaceutical products. ...
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09
February
2018
In January, Brussels Airport received 1.6 million passengers, an all-time record for the month of January. Strong growth was recorded particularly in the transfer segment, which demonstrates the importance of Brussels Airport’s hub function within St...
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08
February
2018
Brussels Airport Company has granted the licences for 5 restricted categories of ground handling services at the airport, i.e. the handling of passenger and cargo aircraft, baggage handling, cargo and mail transport, and the catering transport. The l...
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02
February
2018
Redevco and Etex have decided to move into the "PassPort" building, built by Codic, at Brussels Airport. This means that this building, with its breathtaking views over the airport runways, will have five prestigious tenants: KPMG, Microsoft, Tribes,...
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24
January
2018
At the suggestion of a Brussels Airport Company staff member, who was deeply affected by the attacks on 22 March 2016, De Lijn bus operator has renamed the “Zaventem loodsen” bus stop as “Memorial Garden”. The bus stop is located at the entrance to B...
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10
January
2018
From 20 March, Brussels Airport will have a direct connection to Shenzhen Boa’an International Airport. The Chinese airline Hainan Airlines is launching a third direct connection from Brussels Airport to China, in addition to its flights to Beijing a...
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08
January
2018
In the past year, Brussels Airport received 24.8 million passengers, an absolute record in the history of the airport. Last year, the records for both day and month were also shattered, both in the month of July. Cargo closes the year with 536,000 to...
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2017
22
December
2017
Brussels Airport today hit the 24 million passenger mark since 1 January 2017. Never before have so many people flown to and from Brussels Airport within a single year. The 24-millionth passenger received a warm welcome this morning from Brussels Air...
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20
December
2017
Christmas holidays are approaching quickly, also at Brussels Airport. The airport is ready to welcome the expected first large wave of passengers setting off on holiday at the end of this week. The traditional seasonal holiday rush at Brussels Air...
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13
December
2017
Last month over 1.8 million passengers travelled via Brussels Airport. This is an increase of 5.1% compared to the same month last year. Cargo transport in November recorded a 9.4% growth on November 2016. Passengers Last month Brussels Airport...
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02
December
2017
On Saturday 2 December 2017, Brussels Airport, together with the Province of Flemish Brabant, the fire services, the Red Cross and the federal police, held a large-scale emergency drill. This type of drill is organised every two years, as required by...
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27
November
2017
Today the General Administration of Customs and Excise Duties and Brussels Airport inaugurated the Z Backscatter Van at the airport, in the presence of the Minister of Finance Johan Van Overtveldt. This van, which is fully equipped with built-in Z Ba...
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10
November
2017
Brussels Airport is starting the 4th quarter with over 2.2 million passengers in October, up 8.5% on the same month last year. Air cargo traffic on the other hand continues to decline (-3.4%). Passengers In the month of October, Brussels Airpor...
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26
October
2017
This year International Duty Free (IDF) wins the Mercurius award with the innovative concept “The Belgian Chocolate House”. This prestigious award is reserved for the most successful store concept and is presented by the sector organisation Comeos ea...
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25
October
2017
Starting today, the Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines will carry out three direct flights a week between Brussels Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport. These flights are operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with a Boeing Dreamliner ...
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24
October
2017
After winning the tender, security companies G4S and ICTS will provide security services at Brussels Airport for three years starting February 2018. G4S will be responsible for the security screening of passengers, staff and baggage at the airport, w...
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