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

Brussels Airport wins the International Cargo Airport of the Year award at Air Cargo India 2018

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport has won the International Cargo Airport of the Year award at Air Cargo India 2018. Brussels Airport was awarded for its strong development of the Brucargo freight division as a hub of pharmaceutical products. Brussels Airport distinguishes itself worldwide by virtue of its specialised cargo infrastructure… 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 welcomes Hainan Airlines’ direct flights between Brussels and Shanghai

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting today (25 October 2017), the Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines will carry out three direct flights a week between Brussels Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport. These flights are operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with a Boeing Dreamliner 787-9, one of the world´s most modern aircraft. Today… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport: dialogue sessions for Forum 2040 to commence at the end of September

chaired by honorary-ambassador Lode Willems BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — At the end of September, the dialogue sessions for Forum 2040, the consultation platform for the Strategic Vision 2040 of Brussels Airport that is preparing the airport for the future, will commence. The dialogue sessions will be chaired by honorary-ambassador Lode Willems…. 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

Robot BRUce Pepper to welcome and assist passengers at Brussels Airport this summer

Robot BRUce Pepper to welcome and assist passengers at Brussels Airport this summer   Belgium, 2017-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, the theme at Brussels Airport will be music festivals, with an outdoor pop-up terrace on the curb in front of the departure hall, various festival games in the terminal and theme menus in… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport Strengthens Commitment To Improving Its Environment and Energy Performance With The Circular Procurement Green Deal

Brussels Airport Strengthens Commitment To Improving Its Environment and Energy Performance With The Circular Procurement Green Deal   Belgium, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport Company is signing up to the Flemish Government’s Circular Procurement Green Deal. This implies that, over the coming two years, the airport operator undertakes – where possible – to… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport invests on two new fire stations on the airport tarmac

Brussels Airport invests on two new fire stations on the airport tarmac   Belgium, 2017-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport today (May 19, 2017) laid the symbolic first stone of two new fire stations on the airport tarmac, west and east of the airport terrain. The two new buildings will accommodate not only the… Read the full press release

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