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

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