Brussels Airport Company - Archive (Brussels Airport)

2019
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March
2019
Over 1.6 million passengers visited Brussels Airport in February 2019 – a slight 0.5% decrease on the same month last year. This decrease is down to the national strike which took place on 13 February, which made air traffic in Belgium impossible for...
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13
March
2019
Yesterday, Brussels Airport, as leader of the iAOP (initial Airport Operations Plan) project and on behalf of the other participants in this initiative, was presented with the Single European Sky (SES) Award in the Corporation category at the World A...
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11
March
2019
The 145-strong fire department at Brussels Airport now operates from two brand-new fire stations, which are located in the eastern and western sections of the airport grounds. The low-energy fire stations are specifically designed for responding to e...
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08
March
2019
By the end of April, the Chinese carrier Sichuan Airlines Cargo, active in a country well-known for its e-commerce, will strengthen the cargo network operated at Brussels Airport. With 732,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018, Brussels Airport has become one ...
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March
2019
From 1 March, Brussels Airport’s passengers will be able to discover the new e-buses that will be used to carry passengers between their gate and the plane.. The eco-friendly new buses provide a high standard of comfort and connectivity to improve ou...
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27
February
2019
This year, Brussels Airport Company continues its annual tradition of presenting the Brussels Airport Aviation Awards. The airport bestows these awards to honour those airlines and partners that have distinguished themselves over the preceding year i...
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26
February
2019
After the very busy Christmas holidays, within a few days, Brussels Airport will be welcoming thousands of passengers eager for a change of scenery. The start of the spring break will see many families flocking to Brussels Airport to fly towards Euro...
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08
February
2019
Brussels Airport welcomed almost 1.7 million passengers in January 2019, up 2.6% on the same month last year. Growth was recorded in both short-haul and long-haul. Cargo on the other hand showed a decrease, despite an increase in belly cargo and truc...
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01
February
2019
Eight months after the laying of the first stone, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is opening an ultra-modern logistics building of 8,700 m2 at Brussels Airport, developed by Montea. This new complex in the cargo zone of the airport is exemplary by it...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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20
June
2018
Brussels Airport has obtained the carbon neutrality certification, the highest possible Airport Carbon Accreditation certificate from ACI, Airport Council International. This certification affirms that Brussels Airport is committed to permanently red...
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18
June
2018
This year, Brussels Airport is celebrating its 60th anniversary. On the 5th of July 1958 to be precise, Brussels-National Airport officially opened its doors to travellers. The airport and its terminal have evolved considerably since then, adapting n...
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12
June
2018
In May 2018, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.26 million passengers, an increase of 2.8% compared to the same month last year. This new record confirms the excellent results recorded over the first four months of the year. Freight transport at B...
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02
June
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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2017
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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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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