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2019
15
March
2019
Over 1.6 million passengers visited Brussels Airport in February 2019 – a slight 0.5% decrease on the same month last year. This decrease is down to the national strike which took place on 13 February, which made air traffic in Belgium impossible for...
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13
March
2019
Yesterday, Brussels Airport, as leader of the iAOP (initial Airport Operations Plan) project and on behalf of the other participants in this initiative, was presented with the Single European Sky (SES) Award in the Corporation category at the World A...
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11
March
2019
The 145-strong fire department at Brussels Airport now operates from two brand-new fire stations, which are located in the eastern and western sections of the airport grounds. The low-energy fire stations are specifically designed for responding to e...
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08
March
2019
By the end of April, the Chinese carrier Sichuan Airlines Cargo, active in a country well-known for its e-commerce, will strengthen the cargo network operated at Brussels Airport. With 732,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018, Brussels Airport has become one ...
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01
March
2019
From 1 March, Brussels Airport’s passengers will be able to discover the new e-buses that will be used to carry passengers between their gate and the plane.. The eco-friendly new buses provide a high standard of comfort and connectivity to improve ou...
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27
February
2019
This year, Brussels Airport Company continues its annual tradition of presenting the Brussels Airport Aviation Awards. The airport bestows these awards to honour those airlines and partners that have distinguished themselves over the preceding year i...
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26
February
2019
After the very busy Christmas holidays, within a few days, Brussels Airport will be welcoming thousands of passengers eager for a change of scenery. The start of the spring break will see many families flocking to Brussels Airport to fly towards Euro...
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12
February
2019
As of 10 pm this evening, a general 24-hour strike is held in Belgium. From the information communicated by skeyes, we have learned that the air navigation service provider is forced not to allow air traffic between Tuesday 12 February 10 pm and W...
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08
February
2019
Brussels Airport welcomed almost 1.7 million passengers in January 2019, up 2.6% on the same month last year. Growth was recorded in both short-haul and long-haul. Cargo on the other hand showed a decrease, despite an increase in belly cargo and truc...
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01
February
2019
Eight months after the laying of the first stone, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is opening an ultra-modern logistics building of 8,700 m2 at Brussels Airport, developed by Montea. This new complex in the cargo zone of the airport is exemplary by it...
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17
January
2019
The international running event in the heart of Europe returns to its traditional date in the first weekend of October. The start and the finishing line however will again be located in the majestic Jubelpark/Parc du Cinquantenaire. This year too, th...
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16
January
2019
Brussels Airport Company has signed an agreement to acquire Airhotel Belgium bvba (ltd), the company owning the Sheraton Hotel at Brussels Airport. With this acquisition, Brussels Airport will take control of a strategic location right in front of th...
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14
January
2019
Brussels Airport provides 30 minutes of free parking in car parks P1, P2 and P3 allowing drivers to drop off or pick up passengers at the airport without hurry. In addition, drivers can safely drop off passengers in the drop-off area where a 10-minut...
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11
January
2019
  In 2018, Brussels Airport welcomed 25.7 million passengers, an all-time record that is largely driven by the expansion of the intercontinental network. Air cargo closed the year with 732,000 tonnes carried, which is the highest freight volume in...
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09
January
2019
Europe’s preferred airport for the carriage of temperature-sensitive products, Brussels Airport is continuing to invest in the range of tailored services and products it delivers to the pharmaceutical sector as one of the country’s key industries. Th...
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2018
21
December
2018
On Friday, 21 December, Brussels Airport welcomed its 25th millionth passenger of the year – an impressive figure that attests to the appeal of Brussels Airport for passengers thanks to the development of its network, the improvement of its infrastru...
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17
December
2018
The countdown to Christmas, and the arrival (by plane, no doubt!) of its loyal ambassador, Santa Claus, has begun. This year too, Brussels Airport is getting ready for the Christmas exodus to provide the best possible welcome for the thousands of pas...
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13
December
2018
skeyes and Brussels Airport have developed a new version of the BATC.be information website: as of now, visitors will find a wide range of additional functionalities as well as useful information about runway use, weather observations and forecasts, ...
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12
December
2018
In November 2018, Brussels Airport welcomed close to 2 million passengers. The 5.9% growth is due to the reinforcement of the network operating from our airport, especially to Asia. The airport’s cargo volume too went up by 2.9% compared to November ...
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20
November
2018
The new offices of Aviato , formerly Brussels Airport House, were inaugurated during a convivial ceremony in the presence of all the partners involved in the initiative and a number of illustrious guests. New offices, a new identity and a new strateg...
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13
November
2018
From 12 to 26 November, a team of 16 Belgian firefighters will be flying to Nepal to launch the country’s first fire academy. By providing training and the appropriate equipment, Brussels Airport and Firefighters4Nepal want to help Nepalese firefight...
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12
November
2018
The maintenance work on runway 07L/25R at Brussels Airport was completed four weekends ahead of schedule due to the favourable weather conditions and the efficient execution of the planned work. Runway 07L/25R is presently fully operational and wi...
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09
November
2018
Last month, Brussels Airport welcomed just under 2.2 million, down 2.4% on October of last year. This decrease is due to the strike of the staff at Aviapartner which affected a large number of passengers over the last six days of the month. Thanks to...
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02
November
2018
Brussels Airport is expanding its network this winter season with 8 new destinations. The airport now connects directly our country with 164 passenger destinations. The airport is also strengthening the connectivity to existing destinations. The avia...
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31
October
2018
Brussels Airport has taken note of the agreement reached between Aviapartner’s management and the company’s trade unions. The agreement has been reached after more than 6 days of strike. 960 flights handled by Aviapartner were cancelled, affecting cl...
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25
October
2018
The province of Flemish-Brabant and Brussels Airport Company have signed a declaration of intent concerning fire-fighting training for aviation. The Provincial Institute for Education and Training (PIVO) and the fire brigade of Brussels Airport want ...
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24
October
2018
In a few days, Brussels Airport will get ready to welcome tens of thousands of holidaymakers on their way to many European and non-European destinations. And once again, Brussels Airport has put every effort into ensuring that everyone’s journey star...
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23
October
2018
On Sunday 28th October, marathon and half marathon runners will flock to Brussels to discover our European capital on foot. The Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon is an increasingly international event: a record number of participants (28%) wi...
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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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