Brussels Airport Company - Archive (news)

2018
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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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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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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20
October
2017
Brussels Airport is an extraordinary place. But how extraordinary exactly, and expressed in what? In the total number of arriving and departing passengers? Or rather in the kilos of luggage handled? In the number of coffees served? This World Statist...
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13
October
2017
Last quarter, Brussels Airport welcomed no fewer than 7.5 million passengers. This is the best quarter ever in the history of the airport and exceeds the previous record for the same quarter of 2015 by 3.1%. In September, the airport handled 2.4 mill...
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11
October
2017
Brussels Airport is investing over 52 million euros to equip its Pier B with new boarding bridges and offer greater comfort to passengers. This large-scale project is an important step towards meeting the future demands of its customers, passengers a...
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21
September
2017
Brussels Airport Company and other airport companies are setting up mobility actions as part of the European Week of Mobility to make people think about the way they commute. This year, the airport operator is giving its staff the chance of free alte...
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23
June
2017
In Nossegem, two classes from the Saint-Lambertus primary school have officially opened the ‘Vliegbos’. The Vliegbos is an initiative of Brussels Airport Company, the municipality of Zaventem, the province of Flemish Brabant and the Agency for Nature...
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12
June
2017
With more than 2.2 million passengers in May 2017, passenger traffic at Brussels Airport set a new May record. Cargo traffic too continued to grow strongly by 8.1% in comparison to May 2015. Traffic figures for the month of May 2017 are compared t...
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19
May
2017
Brussels Airport today laid the symbolic first stone of two new fire stations on the airport tarmac, west and east of the airport terrain. The two new buildings will accommodate not only the fire service, but also the various associated rescue servic...
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15
May
2017
Brussels Airport Company has won the “Facility Management Project of the Year” awarded by IFMA (Infrastructure Facility Management Association), a prestigious prize in the facility management industry that is handed to the company that is the most in...
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12
May
2017
This April, the number of passengers at Brussels Airport broke yet another record. Over 2.1 million passengers travelled via Brussels Airport last month. Continuing the trend seen in recent months, air cargo traffic too rose sharply by just under 12%...
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11
May
2017
After the departure of Yangtze River Express in February this year, full-freigher Air Cargo Global is stopping all its activities at Brussels Airport because of the Brussels’ noise fines. Magma Aviation too has indicated that it will leave Brussels A...
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28
March
2017
In tandem with the start of Daylight Saving Time on 26th March, Brussels Airport is launching its new summer timetable which runs until October. The summer timetable includes 10 new destinations and welcomes two new airlines to Brussels Airport. B...
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22
March
2017
Brussels Airport today paid tribute to all the victims of the attacks on the airport with a commemoration ceremony in the presence of the King and Queen. The commemoration took place in front of the terminal, where 1,500 people, including victims and...
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16
March
2017
In February 2017, Brussels Airport welcomed over 1.5 million passengers, which is a decrease of 0.4% on February 2016, owing to the leap day. Without the leap day effect, the number of passengers would have shown an increase of 3%. Cargo transport at...
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13
February
2017
Last summer, Brussels Airport launched the ‘Join the BRU Crew’ project, aimed at collecting feedback from travellers on what they feel is going well and what could be improved upon at the airport. Brussels Airport is taking these findings to heart an...
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10
February
2017
Brussels Airport recorded 1.5 million passengers for the first month of 2017, breaking past January records. This figure is mainly due to holiday departures during the first two weeks of the month. Brussels Airport has seen an exceptional 21% increas...
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06
January
2017
Brussels Airport handled 21.8 million passengers in 2016, down 7 % on record year 2015. The decrease is completely due to the attacks on the airport on 22 March; the airport was closed for 12 days and then only gradually resumed its operations. Cargo...
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02
January
2017
Brussels Airport and Interparking are launching the Brussels Airport Pcard+, a new parking card for parking at the airport. With this card, you can park free-of-charge for the first half hour in car parks P1, P2 and P3 opposite the terminal or benefi...
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2016
19
December
2016
The Christmas holidays at Brussels Airport will bring a few novelties for passengers. Brussels Airport will introduce a separate lane at security screening for families with young children during the busiest days of the Christmas holidays. This week,...
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15
December
2016
Brussels Airport is delighted with the decision by the Lufthansa Group to integrate Brussels Airlines within the Eurowings Group according to the hybrid hub model. Brussels Airport will become an Africa hub for the Lufthansa Group and the network of ...
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09
December
2016
In November, Brussels Airport welcomed 1.74 million passengers, an increase of 2.9% compared to last year and the highest number of passengers ever recorded in a month of November. Cargo traffic grew by a strong 15.2% on the same month last year. ...
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22
November
2016
In October 2016, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.05 million passengers. This is 3% lower than October 2015. By contrast, cargo traffic recorded a 6.5% growth on October last year. As it did last month, the full freighter segment grew strongly b...
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17
November
2016
As important growth engine for the country, Brussels Airport is preparing for the future. That is why Brussels Airport Company CEO Arnaud Feist today presented the Strategic Vision 2040 for the airport. Brussels Airport has an ambitious plan to get r...
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15
November
2016
Microsoft has signed a lease agreement to set up its new offices at Brussels Airport in the PassPort building - a new real estate project developed by CODIC. The PassPort building is currently under construction and will be providing ultramodern offi...
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10
November
2016
Brussels Airport is about to launch a renovation programme for the emblematic Sky Hall, which dates from 1958. In a first stage, the airport is investing around 2.6 million euro in the renovation of the façade. ...
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