Brussels Airport Company - Archive

2018
11
July
2018
Over the first six months of 2018, Brussels Airport set an all-time record by exceeding the 12 million passenger mark, which represents a 4.4% rise compared to the same period in 2017. Long-haul traffic in particular enjoyed substantial growth thanks...
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05
July
2018
This morning, the Minister of Transport, François Bellot, and Arnaud Feist, the CEO of Brussels Airport Company, officially launched the festivities for the airport's 60th anniversary. There was live music and a giant cake was cut and cake pops were ...
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27
June
2018
Brussels Airport is preparing for the start of the summer holidays. About 811,000 passengers are expected in the first weekend and during the first week. That represents 3% more than in the same period last year. Red Devils fans need not miss out on ...
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20
June
2018
Brussels Airport has obtained the carbon neutrality certification, the highest possible Airport Carbon Accreditation certificate from ACI, Airport Council International. This certification affirms that Brussels Airport is committed to permanently red...
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18
June
2018
This year, Brussels Airport is celebrating its 60th anniversary. On the 5th of July 1958 to be precise, Brussels-National Airport officially opened its doors to travellers. The airport and its terminal have evolved considerably since then, adapting n...
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14
June
2018
As host of the ACI World and ACI Europe congress, Brussels Airport is receiving more than 800 aviation professionals from all over the world, who are convening in the heart of Europe over the next few days. The airport is seizing the congress as an o...
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13
June
2018
Brussels Airport is adopting its sportiest look in the months ahead. We support our national soccer team at the FIFA World Cup in Russia and are putting in a sprint to the Memorial Van Damme. Thanks to the many screens in the bars and restaurants, de...
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12
June
2018
In May 2018, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.26 million passengers, an increase of 2.8% compared to the same month last year. This new record confirms the excellent results recorded over the first four months of the year. Freight transport at B...
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10
June
2018
In the next 3 years, 75 million travellers at Brussels Airport will be met with a brand-new experience project dedicated to the tourist highlights of Flanders. At various places in the airport’s 2 piers, experience displays were set up around the the...
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02
June
2018
An aircraft bomb dating from the Second World War was safely dismantled overnight. DOVO (the Belgian explosive ordnance disposal unit), has disabled the bomb without difficulties. Brussels Airport would like to thank DOVO, and all services involved a...
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09
May
2018
During the month of April 2018, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.25 million passengers, an increase of 5% compared with the same month last year. This new record confirms the excellent results recorded since the beginning of the year. Cargo traf...
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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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