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Brussels Region noise regulation

150 to court against Brussels Airport torture

At least 150 inhabitants of the region of Brussels went to court against what they call Brussels Airport "torture" Hundred fifty inhabitants, living near Brussels...

Belgian Minister of Mobility confirms Ryanair strategy to avoid paying Brussels Region noise fines

The Ryanair pilots almost always take off from the threshold of runway 25R, said Minister of Mobility François Bellot in response to a parliamentary...

Eleven municipalities in the Province of Flemish Brabant went to court to force a breakthrough in new aviation law

While Minister of Mobility François Bellot (MR) is waiting for a study by "an international agency for research", eleven municipalities in the Province of...

No solution for the Brussels Airport noise issues before 2019

At the start of 2017 Minister of Mobility François Bellot (MR) wanted to force a breakthrough in the discussion on aircraft noise over the Brussels...
Cargo Loaded at Brussels Airport

Air Cargo Global has returned to Brussels Airport, despite the possible noise fines

Since two weeks Air Cargo Global, the Slovakian cargo carrier that left Brussels Airport six months ago, is operating bi-weekly flights again from Zaventem. Newspaper...

Airlines that violated the Brussels Region noise standards have been sued and that’s a first

For the first time three airlines that violated the Brussels region noise standards have been sued, they risk to pay fines between €12,000 and...

Court of First Instance in Brussels disallows “Canal Route” (between 23:00 and 07:00) and “Ring Route”

Two important departure routes will no longer be able to be flown from Brussels Airport, the Court of First Instance in Brussels has ruled...
Brussels Airlines Airbus 319 - OO-SSU landing at Brussels AIrport runway 01 copyright Wim Peeters

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...