Antwerp Airport (ANR)

Antwerp Airport announces October 2018 traffic figures (-12.1%) and a new airline to London City

Next to the October 2018 passengers figures, according to which Antwerp Airport lost 12.1% passengers compared to October 2017 mainly due to the loss...

TUI fly Belgium’s Summer 2019 schedule – six new destinations

TUI fly Belgium today (31 October) released its 2019 Summer schedule. From 31 March 2019, the holiday airline will add six new destinations to...

Close to 70% of the landing runways in Belgium equipped with satellite navigation thanks to Belgocontrol

As from now, aircraft will be able to land on Brussels Airport’s runway 19 thanks to satellite navigation. From a total of 18 landing...

Antwerp Airport traffic figures September 2018: -9.5%

Comparison between September 2018 and September 2017 Passengers 25,108 in September 2018 vs 27,758 in September 2017 (difference: -9,5%) Movements 2,987 in September 2018 vs 3,256 in September 2017 (difference: -8,3%) Freight/tonnes 249 tonnes...

Business jet operator FlyingGroup to invest €1.5 million in new building at Antwerp Airport

FlyingGroup, one of Europe’s leading business jet operators, is investing €1.5 million in a new building at Antwerp Airport. The company offers direct private...

Royal Antwerp Aviation Club welcomes for the first time an electric aircraft at Antwerp Airport on Saturday 15 September 2018

On Saturday 15 September 2018 at 18h00, an innovative electric aircraft will be landing at Antwerp Airport for the first time, namely the Pipistrel...

Flybe increases capacity between Antwerp and London Southend 

Stobart Air, a Flybe franchise partner, increases its capacity to London Southend to compensate the loss of the London City route operated by VLM. Last...

SHS Antwerp Aviation (VLM) goes into liquidation

On 31 August, VLM, the airline operating from Antwerp Airport, went into receivership. In the evening, SHS Aviation B.V., the parent company of VLM,...

Air traffic at Antwerp Airport disrupted after belly landing of small Piper PA-28-161 aircraft

On 28 August around 11:00 (UTC+2), air traffic at Antwerp Airport got disrupted after a belly landing of a small aircraft. The pilot of...

Ostend-Bruges and Antwerp airports had an excellent month in July

The airports of Ostend-Bruges and Antwerp have welcomed a record number of travellers in July 2018 Ostend-Bruges airport Ostend-Bruges Airport welcomed no less than 59,827 passengers...

A new airline between Antwerp and Geneva with Swiss start-up La Nova ?

From 4 February 2019 and subject to approval, start-up airline La Nova is expected to operate between Antwerp and Geneva. The airline will -most...

Antwerp Airport traffic figures June 2018

TRAFFIC FIGURES JUNE 2018 Comparison between June 2018 and June 2017 Passengers 30.873 in June 2018 compared to 25.732 in June 2017 (+20%) Movements 4,426 in June 2018 compared...

Antwerp Airport traffic figures May 2018: +24.7%

Antwerp Airport released its traffic figures for May 2018, compared to last year the airport welcomed nearly 25% more passengers. Most likely due to...

VLM Airlines starts flying from Antwerp to Aberdeen, Cologne/Bonn Airport and Rostock

New flights to Germany and Scotland Today VLM added and one Scottish and two new German destinations to its network. The Antwerp-based airline will operate...

VLM celebrates 25 years Antwerp-London City Airport

On 15 May 1993, 25 years ago, VLM operated its first scheduled flight from Antwerp to London City Airport. This morning the 25th anniversary of...

27th Stampe Fly In on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018 at Antwerp Airport

Stampe Fly In is an annual event organized by the Museum Stampe and Vertongen and was created to commemorate Belgium's most famous aircraft, the...

VLM Airlines flies to Manchester from both Antwerp and Ostend-Bruges airports from 1 October

Daily connection between Ostend-Bruges and Manchester Airport Antwerp-Manchester: 2 daily flights on weekdays and one return flight on both Saturdays and Sundays VLM will open two...

Antwerp Airport traffic figures March 2018: +12.1%

Comparison between March 2018 and March 2017 Passengers 24,216 in March 2018 compared to 21,608 in March 2017 (+12.1%) Movements 3,155 in March 2018 compared to 3,769 in...

Antwerp Airport today welcomes the Easter bells from Florence (with TUIfly) and organises an Easter quest for children

This year, the Easter bells will be flown specially to Florence airport with TUI from Florence and lots of fun Easter activities will be...

VLM Airlines flies to Birmingham from 26 March and doubles the number of flights on the Antwerp-Munich route

On Monday, March 26, 2018, VLM Airlines will add Birmingham to its network. From Monday to Friday, the airline will fly daily from Antwerp...