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On the morning of 22 March 2016, three coordinated nail bombings occurred in Belgium: two at Brussels Airport in Zaventem, and one at Maelbeek/Maalbeek metro station in Brussels. In these attacks, 31 victims and three suicide bombers were killed, with a fourth suspect on the run, and 300 people were injured. Another bomb was found during a search of the airport. The organization Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attacks.

The bombings were the deadliest act of terrorism in Belgium’s history. The Belgian government declared three days of national mourning.

The eight individuals convicted in the Brussels Airport terror attacks heavily sentenced

After nine months of trial, a Belgian court has sentenced eight individuals convicted of involvement in the 2016 Brussels attacks, which resulted in 35...

Trial of Brussels Airport and Brussels subway terror attacks: Six of ten defendants found guilty of terrorist killings

After 7 months of a public trial which began in December 2022, and 18 days of deliberation without any contact with the outside world,...

Belgium: the trial of the 2016 Brussels attacks at the airport and in the metro has opened

The trial of the Brussels attacks of 22 March 2016, opens on Monday 5 December after the jury had been selected the previous week....

A victim of the 2016 Brussels Airport terror attacks in great mental suffering obtained euthanasia

At 17, Shanti De Corte miraculously survived the terrorist attack at Brussels airport. But she never recovered from her post-traumatic syndrome and her mental...

Belgium commemorates the fifth anniversary of the terror attacks

On the morning of 22 March 2016, exactly five years ago, three coordinated suicide bombings occurred in Belgium: two at Brussels Airport in Zaventem...

Belgium commemorates the fourth anniversary of the terror attacks

Exactly four years ago, two suicide bombers, carrying explosives in large suitcases, attacked a departure hall at Brussels Airport in Zaventem.The first explosion...

CALL: Jet Airways stewardess wants to find her saviour from the Brussels Airport terror attack

Belgian television channel VTM launched a call tonight to find one of the saviours of Nidhi Chaphekar. Three years ago the Indian flight attendant...

Belgium commemorates the third anniversary of the terror attacks

Exactly three years ago, two suicide bombers, carrying explosives in large suitcases, attacked a departure hall at Brussels Airport in Zaventem. The first explosion...

Security is everybody’s business: Brussels South Charleroi Airport launches a new awareness-raising campaign

Following the terrorist attack on Belgium on 22 March 2016, Brussels South Charleroi Airport and its security subsidiary, BSCA Security, have been actively working...

Belgium commemorates the second anniversary of the terror attacks at Brussels Airport in the presence of Prime Minister Charles Michel

Two years ago at 7.58 am the unimaginable happened at Brussels Airport. Today at that moment, we observe 1 minute of silence throughout the...

De Lijn bus stop near Brussels Airport renamed as “Memorial Garden”

At the suggestion of a Brussels Airport Company staff member, who was deeply affected by the attacks on 22 March 2016, De Lijn bus...

Belgian sculptor Olivier Strebelle, who created “Flight in Mind” for Brussels Airport, died at the age of 90

The sculptor Olivier Strebelle died on Saturday at 9 pm at the age of 90, his son confirmed on Sunday.This Belgian sculptor, a member...

Antwerp and Ostend-Bruges Airports commemorate Brussels attacks

Tomorrow the management and staff of Antwerp and Ostend-Bruges International Airport will commemorated the attacks on Brussels airport last year.Both Flemish airports handled many...

On 22 March, Belgium will commemorate the anniversary of the terror attacks at Brussels Airport in the presence of King Philip

On 22 March 2017 Brussels Airport will commemorate the attacks on the airport last year with a brief ceremony in front of the departure...

Brussels Airport departures hall and the Diamond building façades are being equipped with reflective safety glass

Final stage in the renovation worksBrussels Airport Company started the final stage of the renovation of the passenger terminal. The façades of the departures...

22 March terror attacks suspect worked at Brussels Airport

Youssef E.A., suspect number 8 in the 22 March terror attacks investigation, worked at Brussels Airport.The man, a childhood friend of Khalid El...

Stewardess of iconic picture after Brussels attacks: “That photo saved my life”

Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws had an exclusive interview with Nidhi Chaphekar, the woman of the iconic picture that was taken after the terrorist...

Brussels Airport partially reopens the departure hall on 1 May

The departure hall at Brussels Airport will be partially open on 1 May. It took less than 40 days for the Brussels Airport staff...

New flight schedule at Brussels Airport from 2 May

Date of reopening of the departure lounge as yet unknownFrom Monday 2 May a new flight schedule will take effect at Brussels Airport. The...
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Jetairfly gets all its flights back to Brussels Airport as of Monday, May 2

As of Monday, May 2, Jetairfly will again carry out all of its flights from Brussels Airport. The airline will return with its usual schedule...

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