Tag: Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport welcomed more than 1.7 million passengers in March

In the month of March Brussels Airport again received more than 1.7 million passengers, an increase of 9% compared with March 2023. And that despite the slight negative impact of the temporary cancellation of flights to Israel, and social unrest at some airlines. The total volume of transporte...

Singapore Airlines launches direct flights between Belgium and Singapore

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has returned to the Belgian market with the launch of direct flights between Brussels and Singapore. The addition of Brussels increases the number of European gateways in SIA's network to 13. Dai Hao Yu says: "Brussels is an important European economic and political ce...

Over 1.5 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport in February

In February, Brussels Airport welcomed over 1.5 passengers, i.e. a 14% rise up from February 2023. Passenger numbers were positively impacted by the Carnival holidays, which spread over three non-consecutive weeks, as well as by the fact that the leap year meant that February had one extra day ...

Data and AI ensure smoother processes for passengers at Brussels Airport

For the past five years, Brussels Airport was project leader of a European project to develop and optimise an Airport Operations Plan (AOP). The aim of an AOP is to use data to create predictability to improve processes and passenger experience at the airport. Based on data, the AOP allows for...

Brussels Airport puts sustainability first in its environmental permit renewal application

The public enquiry for the renewal of Brussels Airport's environmental permit has officially begun. The application file also includes an environmental impact assessment (EIA) prepared by independent experts. This EIA shows that the airport's noise impact will decrease in the coming years despite t...

Brussels Airport held a large-scale emergency exercise with some 450 participants

On Saturday 18 November, Brussels Airport held a large-scale emergency exercise. The exercise was overseen by the Governor of the Province of Flemish Brabant and is part of the provincial disaster plan. It meets the safety requirements of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), which eve...

2 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport in October

During the month of October, Brussels Airport welcomed 2 million passengers, an increase of 8% compared to the same month in 2022. The start of the autumn mid-term holidays of French-language schools has positively influenced the figures. Passengers: +8% compared to October 2022 In October, Bruss...

Brussels Airport offers 135 direct destinations during winter season

During the upcoming winter season at Brussels Airport, passengers will have a choice of 135 direct destinations. Besides the typical winter sports destinations, there are also several additional routes, including to Egypt. Moreover, we welcome two new airlines. The terminal is decorated in the...

Brussels Airport building multi-storey parking building for airport staff and rental cars

On parking lot P30 at Brussels Airport, a staff car park opposite the drop-off area, works have started for a new 8-storey parking building. By the end of 2025, this building will provide a total of 2,700 parking spaces for airport staff and car rental services. A covered passageway will connect ...

Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon draws 12,600 participants

The 18th edition of the Brussels Marathon & Half Marathon attracted an impressive number of 12,600 runners to the European capital, 30% more than last year. Participants from more than 100 countries were able to enjoy numerous iconic landmarks on the revamped course. Kenyan Simon Kipkosgei wo...

Ryanair to quit Brussels Airport as CEO Michael O’Leary warns of ‘extremely challenging winter’

Ryanair to quit Brussels Airport as CEO Michael O’Leary warns of ‘extremely challenging winter’

Lamiat Sabin, independent.co.uk Ryanair plans to withdraw its planes from an airport in Brussels amid a row over higher charges and a new flight tax. Chief executive Michael O’Leary announced the move at a press conference in the Belgian capital on Wednesday. He said that a planned h...

Over 2.2 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport in July

Over 2.2 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport in July

During the first month of the summer holidays, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.2 million passengers, which is 81% of the passenger numbers in July 2019. Brussels Airport continues the positive trend as this is again the highest monthly result since the crisis began in March 2020. In addi...

More than 1.7 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport in June

More than 1.7 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport in June

Brussels Airport welcomed more than 1.7 million passengers in June, an increase of 168% compared to June 2021 and 72% of the number of passengers in 2019, before the Covid crisis. Brussels Airport continues its momentum as these are again the highest monthly figures since the crisis began in Marc...

Brussels Airport welcomed 1.7 million passengers in May

In May Brussels Airport welcomed 1.7 million passengers, a rise of 319% compared to May 2021 and 74% of the number of passengers in May 2019 (before the Covid crisis). This is once again the best month result since the start of the crisis in March 2020. More than 1,697,334 million passengers t...

Brussels Airport focuses on further strengthening its position as a hub with SHIFT 2027

After two difficult crisis years, Brussels Airport is starting a new chapter with a new strategy for the coming five years. A strategy focusing on clear priorities and addressing the challenges of today. With SHIFT 2027, and the tag line "Wider horizons, sustainable ambitions", Brussels Airpor...

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