Brussels Airport Company - Archive

2018
15
October
2018
Brussels Airport is beginning maintenance work on runway 07L/25R this weekend. Work will last 8 weeks and take place exclusively during the weekend. The runway is undergoing maintenance to make sure all flight movements can continue safely and effici...
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09
October
2018
More than 2.4 million passengers flew via our airport in September, up 2% on September 2017. Cargo volumes at Brussels Airport also recorded a2.5% increase on the same period last year. In contrast, the number of flights decreased by 1.2% compared to...
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01
October
2018
To mark its 60th anniversary celebrations, Brussels Airport has called on various Belgian celebrities who are recognised beyond Belgium’s borders to launch its new nationwide campaign in our major cities. Pierre Marcolini, Kevin Borlée, Elodie Ouédra...
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18
September
2018
Belgocontrol and Brussels Airport Company have signed a cooperation agreement with Brussels Airlines, TUI Fly and DHL Express, on undertaking joint initiatives that further reduce the environmental impact of aviation activities. EUROCONTROL and airpo...
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17
September
2018
At the World Routes event in Guangzhou in China, Brussels Airport has won the overall World Routes 2018 Marketing Award, and also took home the World Routes Award in the category of 20 to 50 million passengers. Brussels Airport previously won this ov...
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12
September
2018
Brussels Airport has decidedly broken all records this summer with more than 5.2 million passengers in July and August 2018 versus 5 million in the summer of 2017. After the month of July with the largest number of passengers ever recorded, Brussels ...
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22
August
2018
Brussels Airport will be welcoming the new airline Primera Air in May next year. The airline will start direct flights to New York (EWR) as of May 2019, and direct flights to Boston (BOS) and Washington DC (IAD) as of June 2019. The flights will be o...
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22
August
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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17
August
2018
Brussels Airport has commenced renovation works on the roof of the Sky Hall, the former transit hall at the airport. It was a striking architectural choice in the fifties to have the roof rest on pillars in the middle of the space so that it seems to...
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07
August
2018
Brussels Airport set a new passenger record in the month of July, with a growth of almost 4%. For the first time ever, the airport received more than 2.6 million passengers in a one month period. Driven by a sharp growth in belly cargo and trucked ai...
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06
August
2018
The 15th Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon will take place on 28th October 2018. Together with title partner, Brussels Airport, the organisation has made a conscious choice for change. The finish line shall therefore relocate to the Parc du C...
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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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