Brussels Airport welcomes Primera Air’s direct flights to New York, Boston and Washington DC starting next year

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 operated by… Read the full press release

The 15th Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon to take place on 28th October 2018; finish line relocates to the Parc du Cinquantenaire

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 Cinquantenaire, the expo will move to the spectacular Autoworld,… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport Company turned 60!

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — This morning (05 July 2018), the Minister of Transport, François Bellot, and Arnaud Feist, the CEO of Brussels Airport Company, officially launched the festivities for the airport’s 60th anniversary. There was live music and a giant cake was cut and cake pops were distributed to passengers in the… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport greets visitors with a initiative dedicated to the tourist highlights of Flanders

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In the next 3 years, 75 million travellers at Brussels Airport will be met with a brand-new experience project dedicated to the tourist highlights of Flanders. At various places in the airport’s 2 piers, experience displays were set up around the themes of Flemish Masters, gastronomy and cycling…. Read the full press release

De Lijn and Brussels Airport announce pilot project for testing an autonomous shuttle on the airport grounds

Tests on airport site as of early 2020 BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The board of directors of De Lijn and the management committee of Brussels Airport Company have given the go-ahead for a pilot project with a self-driving electric bus on the airport. The vehicle that is being developed for this, will… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport offers its passengers even greater comfort with the inauguration of new triple passenger boarding bridge

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (19 April 2018), Brussels Airport has inaugurated the new triple passenger boarding bridge. For the occasion, Emirates carried out a one-off flight with an Airbus A380. Thanks to the new bridge, the airport can offer its passengers even greater comfort and passengers will be able to board… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport inaugurates two spanking new plane spotting platforms for aviation enthusiasts

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Along with hundreds of plane spotters and officials from the neighbouring municipalities of Steenokkerzeel and Zaventem, Brussels Airport has inaugurated two spanking new plane spotting platforms. Apart from offering a great view of the airport, the platforms allow aviation enthusiasts to engage in their favourite pastime in all… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomes Hainan Airlines’ new non-stop service between Brussels and Shenzhen

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — On 20 March, Hainan Airlines launches a non-stop service between Brussels Airport and Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport. The new route to Southeast China will promote tourism and freight activities, particularly e-commerce between the two countries. The new non-stop service was inaugurated by the Chinese ambassador to Belgium Xing… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport announces EUR 100 million investment in ultramodern logistics buildings

Brussels Airport announces EUR 100 million investment in ultramodern logistics buildings BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport Company will be investing EUR 100 million in ultramodern logistics buildings. This investment will further strengthen the crucial position of Brussels Airport as the 2nd most important logistics cluster in our country, serving the top players… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomes Hainan Airlines’ direct flight to Shenzhen, China

From 20 March, Brussels Airport will have a direct connection to Shenzhen Boa’an International Airport. The Chinese airline Hainan Airlines is launching a third direct connection from Brussels Airport to China, in addition to its flights to Beijing and Shanghai Pudong. The Brussels-Shenzhen route will, from its introduction, be operated with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner,… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport and Customs and Excise Duties inaugurate the Z Backscatter Van to scan planes from various forms of contraband

Brussels Airport and Customs and Excise Duties inaugurate the Z Backscatter Van to scan planes from various forms of contraband   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (27 November 2017 ) the General Administration of Customs and Excise Duties and Brussels Airport inaugurated the Z Backscatter Van at the airport, in the presence of the… Read the full press release

G4S and ICTS selected to provide security services at Brussels Airport

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — After winning the tender, security companies G4S and ICTS will provide security services at Brussels Airport for three years starting February 2018. G4S will be responsible for the security screening of passengers, staff and baggage at the airport, while ICTS will take care of access control of staff,… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport: International Duty Free wins the Mercurius award for its “The Belgian Chocolate House” concept

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 each year. Currently there are nine stores in Belgium and Luxembourg,… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport earns European EASA airport certificate

Brussels, Belgium, 2017-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Directorate General of Aviation (DGLV) has awarded the European EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) airport certificate to Airport Company. The DGLV herewith officially confirms that Brussels Airport meets the latest and strictest European aviation standards in the area of equipment and aviation safety. Brussels Airport is the… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport commits to becoming a carbon-neutral airport by 2018

Brussels Airport commits to becoming a carbon-neutral airport by 2018   Belgium, 2017-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport is committed to becoming a carbon-neutral airport by 2018 at the latest. The airport is keen to drive down its emissions to a minimum and offset the residual emissions to ensure carbon neutrality is reached for… Read the full press release

Hainan Airlines To Add Three Times A Week Flights Between Shanghai and Brussels

Hainan Airlines To Add Three Times A Week Flights Between Shanghai and Brussels   Belgium, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — As of next winter season, Hainan Airlines adds a direct flight between Shanghai Pudong and Brussels Airport three times a week. The flights are scheduled on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and will be operated by… Read the full press release

Second cargo airline leaves Brussels Airport as a result of the noise fines

Belgium, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — After the departure of Yangtze River Express in February this year, full-freigher Air Cargo Global is stopping all its activities at Brussels Airport because of the Brussels’ noise fines. Magma Aviation too has indicated that it will leave Brussels Airport if the uncertainty is not removed in the next… 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 Company CEO Arnaud Feist named “Man of the Year 2016” by The Aviation Press Club of Belgium and Luxembourg

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Aviation Press Club of Belgium and Luxembourg has conferred the title of “ Man of the Year 2016 ” on Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company. Feist has received the award for the remarkable development Brussels Airport underwent in 2015 under his leadership and for the… 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 Company announces partnership with Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management

Brussels Airport Company and Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management have entered into a partnership with a view to fostering exchanges between them. The aim: to give future managers first-hand experience of the world of business and immerse them in a very complex environment. This partnership also underlines the importance and attractiveness of Brussels… 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 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 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 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 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

Emirates to launch new daily service to Brussels, Belgium from 5th September 2014

Daily service to launch 5th September DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-5-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies today announced that it will launch a new daily service to Brussels, Belgium, from 5th September 2014. Hosting the European Commission, the European Council and over 120 other international organisations, Brussels is a key decision… Read the full press release