Brussels Airport Company - Archive (Brussels Airport)

2019
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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12
April
2019
| 14:57 Europe/Brussels
In March 2019, Brussels Airport welcomed just under 2 million passengers, i.e. a 1.9% rise, up from March 2018. If it had not been for the repeated strike action by the air traffic controllers, the rise could have been even bigger. The cargo segment ...
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03
April
2019
| 15:13 Europe/Brussels
This Friday will mark the start of the Easter holidays. A time of year that is often synonymous with spring, sun and, for many families, escape. At Brussels Airport, the Easter holidays herald the first busy days of the year. Nearly 1.3 million passe...
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28
March
2019
| 10:33 Europe/Brussels
dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to increase its global footprint and launches operations in Belgium by opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport. The company’s expansion into the Belgian capital represents an ...
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27
March
2019
| 12:18 Europe/Brussels
The 31st of March will see the official start of the summer season at Brussels Airport. A season that looks set to be busy with no fewer than 202 destinations on offer for our avid globetrotters. Whether city breaks, summer sun, distant or exotic des...
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15
March
2019
| 16:14 Europe/Brussels
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
| 09:20 Europe/Brussels
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
| 12:18 Europe/Brussels
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
| 17:19 Europe/Brussels
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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01
March
2019
| 16:32 Europe/Brussels
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
| 20:09 Europe/Brussels
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
| 11:35 Europe/Brussels
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
| 11:17 Europe/Brussels
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
| 17:10 Europe/Brussels
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
| 16:19 Europe/Brussels
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
| 09:42 Europe/Brussels
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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