Brussels Airport (BRU)

Brussels Airport (IATA: BRU, ICAO: EBBR) (also called Brussel-Nationaal / Bruxelles-National (Brussels-National) or Zaventem) is an international airport 6.5 NM (12.0 km; 7.5 mi) northeast of Brussels, the capital of Belgium. In 2015, more than 23 million passengers arrived or departed at Brussels Airport, making it the 21st busiest airport in Europe. It is located partially in Zaventem, partially in the Diegem area of Machelen, and partially in Steenokkerzeel, in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is home to around 260 companies, together directly employing 20,000 people and serves as the home base for Brussels Airlines, TUIfly Belgium and Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium.

Belgian travel and aviation sector call for introduction of antigen testing for travellers at airports

ABTO, Air Belgium, A4E, BAR Belgium, BATA, BATM, Belgian Travel Organisation, Brussels Airport   Company, Brussels Hotels Association, Brussels South Charleroi…

Nearly 100 jobs at stake at Interparking in Antwerp, Brussels and at Brussels Airport

Around 25% out of 360 jobs are at stake at multinational Interparking, part of AG Real Estate. The company -…

85% drop in passenger numbers at Brussels Airport in September, but cargo volumes still rising

379,303 passengers passed through Brussels Airport during September. This is just 15.2% of the total number of passengers recorded in…

Duty free shop owner IDF to dismiss 153 employees in Belgium

International Duty Free (IDF), part of Lagardère Travel Retail and exploiting around 30 (duty-free) shops at Belgian airports (Antwerp, Brussels…

Mobile COVID-19 laboratory at Brussels Airport already carried out 7,000 tests

The mobile laboratory at Brussels Airport is now open. With this lab, the samples taken in the Test Centre can…

Brussels Airport is accelerating preparations for the COVID-19 vaccine

Brussels Airport is ready to receive and ship the first COVID-19 vaccines. A taskforce at Brucargo, the cargo division of…

DHL subsidiary European Air Transport today launches Miami-Brussels freighter flights aimed essentially at pharma

DHL subsidiary starts five weekly flights from Miami to leading European hub for meds and vaccines As preparations for distribution…

ANA returns to Brussels Airport, but with cargo only flights

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is to launch scheduled cargo-only flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Brussels from October 14th, 2020. These…

Belgium signs preclearance agreement with the USA

An important step has been taken to make travelling to the United States from Brussels Airport more convenient in the…

Brussels Airport obtains Airport Health Accreditation in compliance with the recommendations by ICAO and the protocol issued by EASA/ECDC

Brussels Airport makes every effort to ensure that the airport’s facilities are hygienic and safe to welcome passengers. The combination…

172 jobs threatened at Ryanair in Belgium

Ryanair intends to cut 172 jobs in Belgium, the Irish low-cost airline told the unions. This is more than double…

COVID-19 test centre at Brussels Airport to open on 14 September

The Test Centre at Brussels Airport where travellers can get themselves tested for COVID-19 will open on Monday 14 September.…

1.1 million passengers at Brussels Airport this summer, down 80% on 2019

Continued growth in cargo volumes transported During the two months of the summer holidays, Brussels Airport welcomed almost 1.1 million…

airBaltic resumes flights to Brussels and 8 other European cities today

Latvian airline airBaltic announces that as of today it resumes flights between Riga and nine additional destinations. In total, airBaltic…

Work has commenced on connecting Brussels Airport to the Brussels-Leuven cycle highway

Work on the construction of a branch leading off the F3 Brussels-Leuven cycle highway to Brussels Airport has commenced today.…

Final landing for Brussels Airlines’ Airbus A319 OO-SSC (Star Alliance livery) at Twente Airport

In the morning of 31 August, a Brussels Airlines Airbus A319 (registered OO-SSC) departed Brussels Airport, Belgium, with destination Twente…

Air Serbia recommences flights to Brussels today (27 August)

Today, on 27 August, Air Serbia started the gradual recommencement of flights between Belgrade and Brussels. An Airbus A319 aeroplane…

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