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TUI Became the First to Resume Boeing 737 MAX Operation in Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute On February 17th, TUI fly Belgium resumed flights using the Boeing 737 MAX. The airline flew the aircraft to Spain and became the first European airline to resume Boeing 737 MAX flights after the jet’s grounding. The first flight departed at 09:43 local time in Brussels and landed at 12:14 local time in Malaga. After […]

Brussels Airport to Get Preclearance for Flights to the U.S.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brussels will become the first airport in continental Europe with US customs checks. Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Defense and United States authorities signed a “preclearance” agreement on Monday to allow passengers boarding flights from Brussels Airport to the United States. The customers will be allowed to clear U.S. customs and immigration prior to […]

How Do Airlines Prepare Their Fleet for Hibernation?

Reading Time: 2 minutes No doubts that the coronavirus has turned the world upside down. In terms of aviation, there is a near shutdown in air travel, airlines are swapping passengers for essential cargo supplies. The current situation is without precedent in history. As for now, nearly half of the global fleet safely hibernates. And it is a new […]

Brussels Airport Seeks to Generate 120,000 Jobs in 2040

Reading Time: < 1 minute CEO of Brussels Airport Company (BAC) Arnaud Feist unveiled Thursday its strategic vision 2040, an ambition to double the activities and the job opportunities by 2040. The airport will start by optimizing its existing infrastructure by 2020. Air traffic is expected to increase over the next 20 years: about 3.8 percent per year for passenger […]

Brussels Airport Welcomed 2.4 Million Passengers in July

Reading Time: < 1 minute 2.4 million passengers travelled through Brussels Airport in July, which makes it the second busiest month of July after the record month of July 2015. In spite of this rush, the average travel time from the Brussels Ring Road R0 to the departure gate did in general not exceed one hour for Schengen flights and […]

Bomb Threats Reported on Two Planes Due to Land at Brussels

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bomb threats have been reported on two passenger planes which have landed at Brussels Airport. According to broadcaster VRT, currently two aircrafts are on the runway at the airport in Zaventem, Belgium. Fortunately, both planes landed safely. The planes are now being inspected. It is known that two planes involved were: SAS flight SK4745 from Oslo and SAS flight SK2591 […]

ACI: Europe Sees Growth In Q1 But March Is Flat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airports in Europe have seen freight volumes increase by 2.1 per cent in the first quarter despite March remaining flat, Airports Council International (ACI) Europe says. During the first three months of 2015, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport was the busiest hub with volumes increasing by 4.9 per cent to 479,041 tonnes, ahead of Frankfurt […]

Brussels Airport Still Beset With Problems After March 22nd Bombings

Reading Time: 2 minutes In what has been described as a bizarre situation by the airport operator, increased security measures at Brussels airport have caused many flight delays and a good number of passengers to miss their flights. This includes the former Belgian Prime Minister, Yves Leterme, who missed his Budapest flight after being delayed by two hours and […]

Flights Cancelled To And From Brussels Airport As Air Traffic Controller Strike Disrupts Travel

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air traffic into Brussels Airport, which reopened this month after a deadly bomb attack, was disrupted today as a strike among air traffic controllers continued. The airport, one of Europe’s busiest, had reopened on April 3 with limited capacity, restricted by temporary structures and tight security after bombs destroyed the departure hall on March 22. […]

Lufthansa To Restart Some Brussels Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa will restart some flights to Brussels airport this week, after the airport’s partial reopening on Sunday following the suicide bomb attack that badly damaged its departure hall and killed 16 people last month Lufthansa said two flights each from Frankfurt and Munich would operate today, increasing to four departures from each of its hubs […]