Brussels Airport served nearly 2 million passengers in March 2019; a 1.9% increase from March 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 at Brussels Airport saw… 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 launches new summer season with new destinations

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 destinations, travellers really will… 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

Brussels Airport to welcome thousands of passengers for spring break

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 European destinations, but also further, to the… 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 expands network with 8 new destinations this winter season

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport is expanding its network this winter season with 8 new destinations. The airport now connects directly our country with 164 passenger destinations. The airport is also strengthening the connectivity to existing destinations. The aviation winter season runs from the end of October to the end… 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 celebrates 60th anniversary with new campaign featuring Belgian celebrities

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark its 60th anniversary celebrations, Brussels Airport has called on various Belgian celebrities who are recognised beyond Belgium’s borders to launch its new nationwide campaign in our major cities. Pierre Marcolini, Kevin Borlée, Elodie Ouédraogo, Pascale Naessens and Blanche are just some of the big names who… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport wins the overall World Routes 2018 Marketing Award

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — At the World Routes event in Guangzhou in China, Brussels Airport has won the overall World Routes 2018 Marketing Award, and also took home the World Routes Award in the category of 20 to 50 million passengers. Brussels Airport previously won this overall award in both 2012 and… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport August 2018: 2.6 million passengers; up 3.4% on the same month last year

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport has decidedly broken all records this summer with more than 5.2 million passengers in July and August 2018 versus 5 million in the summer of 2017. After the month of July with the largest number of passengers ever recorded, Brussels Airport welcomed almost 2.6 million passengers… 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

Brussels Airport starts renovation works on the roof of the Sky Hall

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 hover… 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 held solemn commemorations for the victims of the 22 March terrorist attacks

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport paid tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks that hit the airport on 22 March 2016. The commemorative events were held in conformity with the wishes of the victims’ organisations. The politicians were represented by Prime Minister Charles Michel, several federal ministers and Minister-President of… 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 commences redesign and expansion work in the drop-off area for departing passengers

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport has commenced the redesign of their entire drop-off area to enhance passenger comfort and improve traffic flows in the zone. In addition to the free drop-off area for departing passengers, this zone also accommodates the bus station, a taxi drop-off area and the coach park. Traffic… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomes 11 new destinations and 2 new airlines into its summer schedule

Brussels Airport welcomes 11 new destinations and 2 new airlines into its summer schedule BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Where most of us will be advancing our clocks by an hour on 25 March, Brussels Airport will not only be adjusting the clocks, it will also switch to its new summer schedule. This… 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