Brussels Airport Company - Archive (news)

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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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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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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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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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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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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