Brussels Region noise regulation

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Brussels Region keeps on imposing fines, but doesn’t collect them

The Brussels Region keeps on imposing fines to airlines taking off from Brussels Airport, despite the second conflict of interest launched by Flanders. The...

Ryanair’s strategy to avoid paying noise fines in Brussels

According to an article published today in newspaper La Libre Belgique, which could read internal memos of the airline, Ryanair has put in place...

Brussels Airlines will put aside €2million to cover the possible fines imposed by the Brussels Region

On the inauguration flight from Brussels to Mumbai, Brussels Airlines' CEO Bernard Gustin told the Belgian journalists who were present that the airline will put aside...

Flights over Brussels: The State condemned to compensate for the nuisances due to excessive use of Runway 01

The judgement of the Court of Appeal of Brussels condemning the Belgian State to compensate the residents of the eastern periphery of Brussels airport...

Does Brussels Airport comply with noise standards? Investigation in progress

An investigation was put in place after a series of complaints from local residents and an association for the defence of the inhabitants against air...

Brussels Region noise regulation: airlines may face fines of up to €682,000 on day one

Tonight from 00:00 till 7:00 (and from 23:00 till 7:00 on the following days), the Brussels region will fine overflying aircraft exceeding the nighttime noise...

Brussels noise regulation: Ryanair sets all departures after 07:00, TUI and Thomas Cook wait

  The Irish low cost airline Ryanair announces that it will change the take-off times for some of its aircraft at Brussels Airport. From midnight...

Sunday consultation about Brussels noise ends without progress

This morning Belgian Federal Minister for Transport, François Bellot (MR) invited the ministers of the three regions to discuss the Brussels Region noise regulation,...

#keepourairportjobs action day

Brussels Airport workers are currently gathering in Brussels to show their concern about the current noise issues, Minister-President of Flanders Geert Bourgeois is talking with...

Brussels Airlines CEO advocates ‘plan of national unity’ on the noise issue of Brussels Airport

"We can not afford to say we do not need an airport or only want a small airport," says Bernard Gustin, CEO of Brussels...

According to Federal Minister Peeters, the Brussels government cannot introduce stricter noise standards

According to Federal Minister for Economy Kris Peeters, the Brussels government can not introduce stricter noise standards for Brussels Airport due to procedural flaws...

Action group #keepourairportjobs : an initiative of the entire Brussels airport community ! 

Action group "Keep our airport jobs" is calling out to sign the online petition in favour of Brussels Airport and asks to support them...

Ryanair winter 2017/2018: 0 new route from Brussels and 6 extra from Charleroi

Luchtzak.be attended today's press conference in Brussels where Michael O'Leary talked about Ryanair's winter 2017/2018 schedules for Brussels Airport and Brussels South Charleroi. A little...

The joint task force of Belgian employers and trade unions has asked all Belgian authorities to find solution on Brussels air routes

The "Group of Ten" - the joint task force from Belgian employers and trade unions, has sent a letter to all heads of all...

Thomas Cook Airlines threatens to leave Brussels Airport

Spokesman Koen van den Bosch told Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad today that Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium considers leaving Brussels Airport. Reason for the drastic move is...

Even Brussels Airlines affected by Brussels Region noise regulations

The stringent Brussels Region noise regulations have become a threat to all the operators of Brussels Airport, writes Belgian financial newspaper De Tijd in...

After “Bruxelles Air Libre”, a new action group “Coeur Europe” has filed a complaint

Last month luchtzak.be reported about the complaint against “5 facts about Brussels Airport” that came from action group "Bruxelles Air Libre" after a full-page ad...

1,500 jobs threatened at Brussels Airport by the strict application of noise regulations

Singapore Airlines Cargo has just informed Brussels Airport of its decision to set move to Schiphol if the Brussels government does not give up...

Action group Bruxelles Air Libre refutes the “5 facts about Brussels Airport”

Last Tuesday a dozen Brussels Airport neighbours have filed a complaint against an advertisement ("5 facts about Brussels Airport") that appeared in last weekend's...
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Noise restrictions at Brussels Airport: the Council of State rejects the airport’s appeal

By a verdict from 10th Nov 2016, the Council of State (Belgian supreme court for legal matters against a public authority) has waived the...