Brussels Airport Company - Archive

2019
12
November
2019
| 14:48 Europe/Brussels
In October, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.3 million passengers, representing an increase of 6.4% compared to October 2018. Cargo transport decreased by 8.2% compared to the same month last year. Passengers In October, Brussels Airport w...
Read more
29
October
2019
| 15:51 Europe/Brussels
Today technology federation Agoria launched a free online course on artificial intelligence for companies and employees. The “AI in Business” online course is the first of its kind in Europe. The launch took place at Brussels Airport, where Artificia...
Read more
23
October
2019
| 11:14 Europe/Brussels
In just a few days, school kids will be enjoying a week of well-deserved holidays. For many families, it’s a great opportunity to get away, whether it’s in search of some sun, or to discover new holiday destinations, either close to home or further a...
Read more
22
October
2019
| 18:52 Europe/Brussels
Sophie Dutordoir, CEO of SNCB, and Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company, in the presence of the Minister François Bellot, today officially opened a direct access from the Brussels Airport-Zaventem station to the Brussels Airport Business Dis...
Read more
15
October
2019
| 10:59 Europe/Brussels
During the aviation winter season beginning on 27 October, two new destinations will be added to the 200 destinations currently served from Brussels Airport: Essaouira and Tromsø. Six new routes are also scheduled: Valencia, Seville, Catania, Kraków,...
Read more
10
October
2019
| 11:01 Europe/Brussels
In September, Brussels Airport welcomed nearly 2.5 million passengers, an increase of 1.8% on September 2018. Cargo transport fell sharply by 12.3% compared to the same month last year, because of the continued economic uncertainty. Passengers ...
Read more
12
September
2019
| 16:13 Europe/Brussels
This summer, more than 5.3 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport, up 2.6% on the same period in 2018. Taking its lead from July, August also saw a nice 2.6% growth, welcoming over 2.6 million passengers. Cargo transport, for its part, fe...
Read more
09
September
2019
| 14:36 Europe/Brussels
After the thorough renovation of runways 25L/07R in 2015 and 01/19 in 2016, Brussels Airport Company will be renovating runway 25R/07L from 13 July to 23 August 2020. 24 years after the previous renovation works on this runway, in 1996, the entire...
Read more
05
September
2019
| 15:57 Europe/Brussels
It was in 2004 that the Spanish company, Vueling, started its first flights at Brussels Airport with a destination to and from Barcelona. Since then, the activities of Vueling have significantly increased. This summer, five destinations are on the pr...
Read more
08
August
2019
| 17:08 Europe/Brussels
Early summer marked by disruptions to the baggage handling system In July, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.7 million passengers, representing a 2.7% increase compared to July 2018, and above all making July 2019 the busiest month in Brussels...
Read more
24
July
2019
| 16:22 Europe/Brussels
The environment report of Brussels Airport focuses on the airport’s new integrated sustainability strategy, based on the 17 United Nations Sustainability Goals. With a series of concrete actions, Brussels Airport already wants to make a difference on...
Read more
16
July
2019
| 16:35 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport welcomed almost 12.3 million passengers in the first six months of 2019, an increase of 1.8% compared to the same period last year. During the month of June alone, the number of passengers rose, compared to last year, by 4.3%. In con...
Read more
10
July
2019
| 13:43 Europe/Brussels
        To make the travel experience of its passengers even more pleasant, Brussels Airport and Manyways.be have launched a specially designed smart city dashboard. The dashboard provides real-time detailed information on all traffic...
Read more
27
June
2019
| 12:20 Europe/Brussels
Today, 27 June 2019, Finance Minister Alexander de Croo, together with the CEO of Brussels Airport Company, Mr Arnaud Feist, and the general administrator of Customs and Excise, Mr Kristian Vanderwaeren, inaugurated the new customs control zone a...
Read more
26
June
2019
| 12:14 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport joined the 193 other airports in signing the resolution from the ACI Europe airport association to reduce to zero CO2 emissions by 2050 at the latest. During the 29th annual Congress of ACI Europe in Cyprus, the airport sector agreed...
Read more
25
June
2019
| 11:45 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport and Fost Plus are working together to prevent waste and improve waste sorting and recycling. To this end, several airport partners have signed the Brussels Airport Waste Charter in which they explicitly choose to apply the principles...
Read more
24
June
2019
| 16:54 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport is ready to welcome millions of travellers in search of sun and fun as of this Friday. At Brussels Airport, we love to pamper our passengers, both big and small, from the moment they set foot into the terminal. Concerts, animation, g...
Read more
19
June
2019
| 12:36 Europe/Brussels
Today Brussels Airport announces a partnership with PlugandPlay as anchor partner of the PlugandPlay Travel & Hospitality programme in Europe together with Vienna Airport, Star Alliance and Swissport. PlugandPlay is a global open innovation platform ...
Read more
18
June
2019
| 16:40 Europe/Brussels
In May, Brussels Airport welcomed nearly 2.3 million passengers, slightly up by 0.7% on May 2018. Cargo transport fell sharply by 11% compared to the same month last year. These results were impacted by the various strikes both in Belgium and abroad....
Read more
11
June
2019
| 17:04 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport is the proud sponsor and sustainability partner of the most eco-conscious Belgian festival, Paradise City, in neighbouring Steenokkerzeel. To help the festival achieve its green ambitions, Brussels Airport is deploying several electr...
Read more
07
June
2019
| 15:21 Europe/Brussels
As a large European foreign trade hub, Belgium wants to significantly simplify the import and export of goods. The innovative BE-GATE customs platform was developed for this purpose and officially launched on 6 June. The portal, which was specially d...
Read more
28
May
2019
| 15:46 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport attaches much importance to a healthy mind in a healthy body. That is why the airport is sponsoring the Belfius EuroHockey Championships 2019 this year. The best European hockey teams, including the Red Lions and the Red Panthers, wi...
Read more
24
May
2019
| 11:17 Europe/Brussels
At Brussels Airport, the foundation piles for the logistics project located on the west side of Brucargo, the airport’s logistics platform, were placed. A new logistics building for cargo handling will rise on this site, with direct access to the tar...
Read more
21
May
2019
| 16:37 Europe/Brussels
Employment figures at Brussels Airport are continuing to grow, demonstrating the sustainable growth of jobs at the airport, and, in particular, its attractiveness for workers with diverse profiles. A recent study carried out by HIVA-KU Leuven, at the...
Read more
18
May
2019
| 17:36 Europe/Brussels
This Saturday 18 May, a large-scale disaster exercise was organised at Brussels Airport. This exercise, supervised by the Governor of the Province of Flemish Brabant, is part of the provincial disaster plan and meets the safety requirements of the Eu...
Read more
13
May
2019
| 14:45 Europe/Brussels
The self-driving people mover has clocked up its first few metres at Brussels Airport. Over the coming 3 days, the shuttle bus will perform several demo trips without passengers to test the technology in a real-life environment. These tests see De Li...
Read more
09
May
2019
| 14:54 Europe/Brussels
Decline in cargo volumes in line with economic trend but impacted by service disruptions at skeyes In April, passenger numbers at Brussels Airport increased to 2.3 million passengers, up 1.5% on April last year despite adverse developments at seve...
Read more
25
April
2019
| 10:56 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport has been active on the leading social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram for years in an effort to keep its passengers as well and as promptly informed as possible about the ins and outs at the airport. I...
Read more
23
April
2019
| 16:46 Europe/Brussels
Flemish Minister for Mobility Ben Weyts and De Lijn have presented the country’s first ‘trambus’. The ‘trambus’ derives its name from the unique combination of the comfort of a tram and the manoeuvrability of a bus. The Flemish transport company De L...
Read more
18
April
2019
| 15:59 Europe/Brussels
Brussels Airport and Interparking have commenced work on adding 2,088 parking spaces to car park P3, which is located opposite the passenger terminal. During the construction works, passengers will have to use alternative entry and exit routes for P3...
Read more