Brussels Airport Company - Archive

2018
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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10
January
2018
From 20 March, Brussels Airport will have a direct connection to Shenzhen Boa’an International Airport. The Chinese airline Hainan Airlines is launching a third direct connection from Brussels Airport to China, in addition to its flights to Beijing a...
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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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20
December
2017
Christmas holidays are approaching quickly, also at Brussels Airport. The airport is ready to welcome the expected first large wave of passengers setting off on holiday at the end of this week. The traditional seasonal holiday rush at Brussels Air...
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13
December
2017
Last month over 1.8 million passengers travelled via Brussels Airport. This is an increase of 5.1% compared to the same month last year. Cargo transport in November recorded a 9.4% growth on November 2016. Passengers Last month Brussels Airport...
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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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26
October
2017
This year International Duty Free (IDF) wins the Mercurius award with the innovative concept “The Belgian Chocolate House”. This prestigious award is reserved for the most successful store concept and is presented by the sector organisation Comeos ea...
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25
October
2017
Starting today, the Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines will carry out three direct flights a week between Brussels Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport. These flights are operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with a Boeing Dreamliner ...
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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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08
September
2017
In August, Brussels Airport welcomed nearly 2.5 million passengers, a rise of 7.6% compared to the same month in 2016. This is a new airport record for the month of August. Cargo transport saw a growth of 1.8% in comparison with the same month last y...
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31
August
2017
As of 25 March 2018, Cathay Pacific will be operating a nonstop service to Hong Kong from Brussels Airport. Following direct flights to Beijing, Tokyo, Bangkok, Shanghai and Mumbai, Brussels Airport is further strengthening its Asian network thereby ...
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30
August
2017
At the end of September, the dialogue sessions for Forum 2040, the consultation platform for the Strategic Vision 2040 of Brussels Airport that is preparing the airport for the future, will commence. The dialogue sessions will be chaired by honorary-...
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04
August
2017
In July, Brussels Airport for the first time in its history broke through the 2.5 million passengers mark. An absolute record and a 6.9% growth on the same month in 2016. Moreover, the airport for the first time ever exceeded the mark of 90,000 passe...
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03
August
2017
The Directorate General of Aviation (DGLV) has awarded the European EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) airport certificate to Brussels Airport Company. The DGLV herewith officially confirms that Brussels Airport meets the latest and strictest Eur...
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18
July
2017
Brussels Airport is renewing the contract with JCDecaux, whose presence at the airport is thus confirmed for the next seven years. JCDecaux will have the task of installing an online digital display system using the latest technological advances to i...
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13
July
2017
Brussels Airport will be undertaking maintenance works on runway 07R/25L at the end of August. The top layer of asphalt in the landing area will be renovated so that all aircraft movements on the runway can continue to take place in safety. These mai...
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10
July
2017
Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.2 million passengers in June. This constitutes 1.1% growth against the record year of 2015, and a new airport record for the month of June. Due to the departure of a number of cargo companies as a result of stric...
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06
July
2017
Brussels Airport is committed to becoming a carbon-neutral airport by 2018 at the latest. The airport is keen to drive down its emissions to a minimum and offset the residual emissions to ensure carbon neutrality is reached for all operations directl...
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05
July
2017
As of 29 October, the airline Emirates is set to run a second daily flight between Brussels Airport and Dubai International Airport. Flights to Dubai are enjoying rising success, which prompted the airline to increase its capacity in Brussels. The fi...
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04
July
2017
Brussels Airport has launched the first phase of works to implement new technology for hold baggage screening. By the 1st of September 2022, every airport in the European Union must screen hold baggage according to Baggage Screening Standard 3. That ...
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