Brussels Airport to host exclusive tour of the airport on Luchtvaartdag, Saturday 22 April

Belgium, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On Saturday 22 April, Brussels Airport will be opening its doors throughout the day during the aviation day of the Flemish government, Luchtvaartdag. Young and old can enjoy an exclusive tour along places on the airport site you would never see as passenger or visitor. In addition, visitors can discover… Read the full press release

Smurfs to welcome passengers at Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport is expecting a record number of passengers during the Easter holidays, 3% more than in 2015, the record year. To ensure that everything runs smoothly during the holiday rush, Brussels Airport will again open family lanes at security screening during the busiest days of the holidays. Families with young children will be welcomed… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport launches its new summer timetable

In tandem with the start of Daylight Saving Time on 26th March, Brussels Airport is launching its new summer timetable which runs until October. The summer timetable includes 10 new destinations and welcomes two new airlines to Brussels Airport. Brussels, Belgium, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport is expanding its network with 10 new… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport to provide safe and interesting places for spotters in Zaventem and Steenokkerzeel

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Each day, dozens of spotters come to Brussels Airport. The large diversity of airlines, the special aircraft and the dynamism attract quite a few plane spotters to the airport, some of them from across the border. Brussels Airport wants to provide safe and interesting places for spotters where… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport implements number of improvements as a result of its ‘Join the BRU Crew’ project

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Free drop-off zone, improved signage and more check-in locations: the first initiatives to come out of Brussels Airport’s ‘Join the BRU Crew’ survey. Last summer, Brussels Airport launched the ‘Join the BRU Crew’ project, aimed at collecting feedback from travellers on what they feel is going well… Read the full press release

Hainan Airlines set to launch direct flights between Brussels Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport

The Chinese airline Hainan Airlines will launch direct flights between Brussels Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport in the course of 2017. The new direct flight will facilitate existing investment and export opportunities for both countries and also create new ones. During the official visit led by Prime Minister Charles Michel, Hainan Airlines and Brussels… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport unveiled new ‘charity islands’ collection boxes of Red Cross, SOS Kinderdorpen, Unicef and WWF at the airport

Brussels Airport has replaced the collection boxes of the Red Cross, SOS Kinderdorpen, Unicef and WWF at the airport with new ‘charity islands’. The new design of these islands attracts more attention. They are also placed in prominent positions in the piers and the baggage reclaim hall. In this way, Brussels Airport hopes to support… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport to welcome the whole international airport community for ACI World and ACI Europe in 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2018, Brussels Airport will be the host of the annual Congress and General Meeting of ACI World and ACI Europe, the professional associations of airports worldwide. Our country will, in 2018, welcome the whole international airport community for a three day congress. This is a great honour… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport CEO Arnaud Feist receives ’Leader of the Year’ Award at the ACI Europe congress in Athens

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport named ‘Best European Airport’ in the 10-25 million passenger category by a group of independent experts CEO Arnaud Feist of Brussels Airport Company has received the exceptional and one-off ’Leader of the Year’ Award at the ACI Europe congress in Athens for his approach and leadership… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport is all set for a busy summer season with the reopening of Diamond building in the departures hall

The departures hall at Brussels Airport is all set for the start of the summer season. Work in the area adjacent to the Diamond building in the departures hall is finished and the area was reopened Friday afternoon. The reopening allows for a larger and smoother passage from the check-in desks to security screening and… Read the full press release

Passengers can again use the new train station that gives direct access to the departures hall in Brussels Airport

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2016-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — From Wednesday 8 June, passengers travelling to and from Brussels Airport by train can again make use of the new train station that gives direct access to the terminal. For the train travellers this means a considerable improvement in comfort. They can again take the escalators or elevators… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport resumes normal operations in the departures hall from 2 June

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2016-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — As of Thursday 2 June all passengers will again be able to check in at the departures hall. Thus Brussels Airport resumes normal operations in the departures hall a mere two and a half months after the attacks. The 21 airlines that still have their check-in desks in… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport officially reopened the departures hall

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport this afternoon officially reopened the departures hall during a short reopening ceremony. Following the ceremony a few hundred passengers could check in from the departures hall again. The reopening of the departures hall is an important symbol of the recovery of our country a mere 40… Read the full press release

Majority of airlines to again start operating at Brussels Airport

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2016-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Last week and this week, many airlines have returned to Brussels Airport. With flights optimally spread over the 18 hours available a day, an average of 225 flight can take off and 225 flights can land every day. Given the current passenger payload of the aircrafts, this corresponds with the forecast 800 departing passengers per… Read the full press release

The Belgian border at Brussels Airport to be shifted to the Connector building

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2016-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — On 17 March, Brussels Airport will open the link between Pier B and the Connector building allowing non-Schengen passengers to go to their gate via Connector. From then on, all passengers will pass through the security screening in Connector, and non-Schengen passengers will then proceed to the new… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport CEO Arnaud Feist named “Man of the year” at the Travel Magazine Gala Awards

Brussels Airport Company Chief Executive Officer Arnaud Feist was proclaimed “Man of the year” at the Travel Magazine Gala Awards Evening for travel industry professionals. Under Feist’s management, Brussels Airport has waxed into a dynamic airport, that is representative of the capital of Europe, and appealing to business travellers as well as holidaymakers who are… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport reports more than 2 million passengers in October 2015

Freight transport continues to rise, with a 7.3% growth on last year BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-11-16 — /Travel PR News/ — In the month of October Brussels Airport again received more than 2 million passengers, an increase of 6.4% compared with October last year. Freight transport also rose significantly, with an increase of 7.3% over October… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport builds new infrastructure for local football club FC Melsbroek

Along with Steenokkerzeel local council, Brussels Airport Company has filed an application for a building permit for the new infrastructure of FC Melsbroek and a youth house. The new soccer grounds are situated along Haachtsesteenweg, some 100 metres from the current football pitches. Brussels Airport Company is investing at its own impetus in energy-saving lighting… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomed the first A350 XWB operated by Finnair

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2015-10-13 — /Travel PR News/ — This morning (October 12, 2015), Brussels Airport welcomed the first A350 XWB operated by Finnair, the very latest airplane developed by Airbus as the most energy-efficient aircraft of its kind and its most silent plane yet. Starting from next year, Finnair’s A350 will be landing at Brussels… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport: total number of passengers for the summer is up by 5.1% on the same period last year

BRUSSELS, 2015-9-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport welcomed 4,903,207 passengers during the summer months of July and August, 2,424,013 of whom in August. The total number of passengers for the summer is up by 5.1% on the same period last year. Cargo at Brussels Airport rose by 13% in this period, compared with… Read the full press release

Strong growth in cargo and passenger volumes for Brussels Airport in May

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-6-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport again passes the 2 million-passenger mark in May. Cargo too records strong growth, particularly in the full-freighter segment. Due to the problems at ATC provider Belgocontrol on 27 May the number of flights decreased compared to May last year. Passengers In May 2015 Brussels Airport… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport shows steady growth; welcomed over 1.4 million passengers in February 2015

Midterm break gives extra boost to February results BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2015-3-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport welcomed over 1.4 million passengers in February 2015. The airport continues to show steady growth. February was given an extra boost due to the large number of holidaymakers during the midterm break. Cargo traffic at Brussels Airport… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport the first airport in the world where stakeholders of the cargo community in a joint approach will receive the CEIV Pharma certification

1st airport community in the world where stakeholders are CEIV Pharma certified BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-11-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport stands out internationally for its dedicated infrastructure for the transport and handling of products that require an unbroken cold chain, in particular pharmaceutical and biotech products.  Brussels Airport is the first airport in… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport announced 18.7% increase of passengers in August 2014 compared to August 2013

BRUSSELS, 2014-9-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport recorded a total of 2.329 million passengers throughout August 2014, which is an increase of 18.7% compared to August 2013. With more than 4.7 million passengers in July and August combined, summer 2014 ended with a new record for Brussels Airport. These two months exceeded the… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport awards second licence for catering transport to Newrest-Servair joint venture

Brussels, 2014-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport has completed its selection procedure to award the second licence for catering transport. The Newrest-Servair joint venture meets the set criteria and will be granted a licence to operate on the airport tarmac. The selection procedure was started at the end of 2013 as a consequence of the… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport records the best month of April ever with nearly 1.9 million passengers handled

With nearly 1.9 million passengers handled, Brussels Airport records the best month of April ever. Air cargo volumes too continue to grow. Brussels, 2014-5-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company explains: “It is for the first time that we beat the historical record figures of the year 2000. A strong performance at… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport gears up for exceptionally busy Easter holiday rush

Tips for a carefree holiday Brussels Airport expects an exceptionally busy Easter holiday rush.  The first weekend of the Easter holidays promises to be busy and the same goes for the working days preceding it. The airport authority has listed a few tips for a carefree start of your plane trip. These are the expected… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport reports 6.1% passengers and cargo growth in January 2014

6.1% growth in January, both for passengers and cargo Brussels, Belgium, 2014-2-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — In the course of the month of January, Brussels Airport handled 1,214,897 passengers, up 6.1% on January 2013. With this result, the airport once again records strong growth. Passengers Passenger growth in January is in line with the earlier growth of 6.2%… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport recorded 6.2% increase in passenger numbers in December 2013

Brussels, Belgium, 2014-1-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Strong increase in passenger and cargo traffic in December 2013 – fourth consecutive year of growth Strong growth in passenger numbers In the last month of 2013, Brussels Airport recorded a 6.2% increase in passenger numbers, yet another a clear sign that aviation is recovering. In December Brussels Airport handled over… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport House launched – one-stop service and information about working at Brussels Airport

Brussels, Belgium, 2013-10-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today (October 21, 2013) saw the official opening of Brussels Airport House:  a unique one-stop service in the heart of the airport terminal where all useful information about working at Brussels Airport is centralised. The Brussels Airport House is a joint initiative of various partners and government agencies active in the… Read the full press release