Brussels Airport Company - Archive

2019
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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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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