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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by Established02 » 17 Mar 2018, 19:32

Building 3, accommodating the former DHL sorting centre, is now completely demolished.
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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by BAAV » 17 Mar 2018, 19:57

let us also hope that these passengers walking from the drop-off zone do not have to cross the bus station tracks anymore but have their own walking path. That would be safer. Another thing would be to make the entrance to the actual airport building there bigger. It is not built to accommodate for all these passengers coming via the taxi drop off, car drop off, bus station, train station. It is too overcrowded ... A bit of a holistic approach is needed. One suggestion for the airport, please spend as much thought into these things as you do in making nice shopping areas...

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by lumumba » 18 Mar 2018, 00:17

BAAV wrote:
17 Mar 2018, 19:57
let us also hope that these passengers walking from the drop-off zone do not have to cross the bus station tracks anymore but have their own walking path. That would be safer. Another thing would be to make the entrance to the actual airport building there bigger. It is not built to accommodate for all these passengers coming via the taxi drop off, car drop off, bus station, train station. It is too overcrowded ... A bit of a holistic approach is needed. One suggestion for the airport, please spend as much thought into these things as you do in making nice shopping areas...
I hope they hear you.....
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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by Passenger » 18 Mar 2018, 00:45

Why don't you guys just read what the airport says about this?

"...In conjunction with the expansion of the drop-off area, the roads around this area will be redesigned. As a result, through traffic will be largely separated from passengers driving to the drop-off area, providing a smoother and safer traffic flow..."

See article 15th March 2018:
http://www.aviation24.be/airports/bruss ... -off-area/

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by lumumba » 18 Mar 2018, 01:20

Passenger wrote:
18 Mar 2018, 00:45
Why don't you guys just read what the airport says about this?

"...In conjunction with the expansion of the drop-off area, the roads around this area will be redesigned. As a result, through traffic will be largely separated from passengers driving to the drop-off area, providing a smoother and safer traffic flow..."

See article 15th March 2018:
http://www.aviation24.be/airports/bruss ... -off-area/
We have read that....But there is nothing about the entrance door .
Brussels is a real prison with two entrance and two exit but I know we are not agree anyway.
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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by Boavida » 18 Mar 2018, 10:22

Established02 wrote:
17 Mar 2018, 19:32
Building 3, accommodating the former DHL sorting centre, is now completely demolished.
When I see all this open space... and if they decide to demolish the old and ugly Swissport building next to it, I can't stop thinking this would be an ideal place for a completely new and 'open' terminal.

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Post by JOVAN » 18 Mar 2018, 11:27

Boavida wrote:
18 Mar 2018, 10:22
Established02 wrote:
17 Mar 2018, 19:32
Building 3, accommodating the former DHL sorting centre, is now completely demolished.
When I see all this open space... and if they decide to demolish the old and ugly Swissport building next to it, I can't stop thinking this would be an ideal place for a completely new and 'open' terminal.
Forget it.
Nothing for the PAX.
They are only after his money.

Came back from a trip yesterday; it feels that the whole "arrival-in-Belgium" is a sad story:
* old fashioned * chaotic * dirty (outside especially * cold and windy * not-maintained * dark

A shame for the country and for the Capital of Europe.

Where goes the benefit of BRU: only to the share-holders and the shopping area. ???

I can only call this amateurism. Are there no professionals at BRU ??

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by Boavida » 18 Mar 2018, 13:15

^^ I completely agree.

Only the A pier and Connector are up to international standards. The rest of the airport is (as you said) old fashioned, chaotic and dirty. Especially the ENTIRE outside areas.

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Post by luchtzak » 19 Mar 2018, 19:32

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Post by Atlantis » 19 Mar 2018, 20:07

The Old Terminal, or better saying, the leisure terminal will open again fully. The last construction works are on their way to bring in more daylight.
Remember also that this part was heavily damaged during the explosions.

But the good news is that it will become in full service again

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Post by sn26567 » 19 Mar 2018, 23:49

Atlantis wrote:
19 Mar 2018, 20:07
The Old Terminal, or better saying, the leisure terminal will open again fully.
Do you mean that only TUI will use it, or also Brussels Airlines for the flights taken over from TCAB? Other airlines?
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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by Ansett » 23 Mar 2018, 23:16

A normal 91st place for BRU in the Top 100 of World's Best Airports ranking, normal because of the way the airport has been managed since 22/3 and the way, especially the drop-off zone and parkings work. Totally unacceptable for a "first world" airport.

http://www.worldairportawards.com/Award ... ating.html

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by Passenger » 23 Mar 2018, 23:52

Ansett wrote:
23 Mar 2018, 23:16
A normal 91st place for BRU in the Top 100 of World's Best Airports ranking, normal because of the way the airport has been managed since 22/3 and the way, especially the drop-off zone and parkings work. Totally unacceptable for a "first world" airport.
http://www.worldairportawards.com/Award ... ating.html
It's not 91 in the Top 100: it's 91 in the Top 500. They only mention the first 100: "...Please note that over 500 airports were covered in the survey but we only feature the top 100 listing here..."

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by luchtzak » 29 Mar 2018, 18:57

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by nordikcam » 29 Mar 2018, 19:58

luchtzak wrote:
29 Mar 2018, 18:57
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It is improving, but there is still room before it looks like Tehran, Bombay or Singapore! But this is probably not the goal ... shame! 8-)

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by Boavida » 29 Mar 2018, 21:43

^^ Just look at that picture. That's the entrance to the airport. This is the first impression people get:

- an ugly DHL/Swissport building from the 1970's on the left
- an ugly concrete car park on the right
- and an ugly concrete flyover/viaduct in the middle.

Welcome to "the heart of Europe".

I wonder if mister Arnaud Feist ever passes here. I guess not.


ps: to improve it all, they could build some shelter-structures... like this for example:

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But ofcourse they won't.

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by Ansett » 29 Mar 2018, 23:35

Since this temporary drop off area is likely to be temporary for a long time given how BRU takes care of its pax, it would be a good idea indeed to cover the area against rain (and heavy sunshine) !

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by Jetter » 30 Mar 2018, 08:02

JOVAN wrote:
18 Mar 2018, 11:27
Where goes the benefit of BRU: only to the share-holders and the shopping area. ???
Teachers in Canada.

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by jake99 » 30 Mar 2018, 08:22

The B2 (Ex DHL,current swissport)has/will be gone by the end of 2019

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Re: BRU infrastructure: future

Post by Boavida » 30 Mar 2018, 14:41

^^ Glad to hear that! That building is the biggest eyesore of the entire airport !

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