Brussels Airport, Fost Plus and airport partners aim to recycle at least 50% of the airport waste by 2023

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 of circular economy. Together, they commit to reducing waste… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport to boost its innovation program through PlugandPlay partnership

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (19 June 2019) 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 enabling, moderating and facilitating the collaboration between big and established corporations from… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport deploys electric buses transport visitors to and from the Paradise City festival

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 electric buses to take the visitors to and from the festival. This eco-electro combination has… Read the full press release

dnata launches operations in Belgium by opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 investment of EUR 8 million and creates up to 100… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport announces the opening of two brand-new fire stations at the eastern and western sections of the airport grounds

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 emergency situations and provide plenty of space for housing the fire… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport cargo zone welcomes a new airline: Sichuan Airlines Cargo

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 of the major hubs. Its strategic location at… Read the full press release

The 16th edition of Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon to support the Demoucelle Parkinson Charity

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — 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, the event will be supporting the Demoucelle Parkinson… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport Company to acquire Airhotel Belgium bvba (ltd), the company owning the Sheraton Hotel at Brussels Airport

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 the terminal building and will invest in a high quality… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport enhances infrastructure, services and products to the pharmaceutical sector with integration of new blockchain technologies

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Europe’s preferred airport for the carriage of temperature-sensitive products, Brussels Airport is continuing to invest in the range of tailored services and products it delivers to the pharmaceutical sector as one of the country’s key industries. The airport is offering the industry new infrastructure and products and integrating… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport House becomes Aviato; inaugurates new offices at Brussels Airport

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 strategy to meet the new employment challenges… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport supports Firefighters 4 Nepal project to launch Nepal’s first fire academy

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 firefighters fight fire effectively but also strengthen the solidarity between… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport and PIVO to combine expertise in aviation fire-fighting training

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The province of Flemish-Brabant and Brussels Airport Company have signed a declaration of intent concerning fire-fighting training for aviation. The Provincial Institute for Education and Training (PIVO) and the fire brigade of Brussels Airport want to expand an expertise training around aircraft incident control, with the purpose of… Read the full press release

Discover Brussels and sample delicious Belgian specialities during The Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon on Sunday 28th October

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — On Sunday 28th October, marathon and half marathon runners will flock to Brussels to discover our European capital on foot. The Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon is an increasingly international event: a record number of participants (28%) will come from outside the country. Runners can still register… Read the full press release

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