Tag: Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport transported almost 65,000 tons of cargo in March

Total cargo volumes through Brussels Airport fell by 2% in March compared to March 2023, reaching almost 65,000 tonnes. Flown cargo volumes also experienced a small decline of almost 2% to a total of 54,000 tonnes. There was a 5% decrease in the full freighter segment, while belly cargo increa...

Lufthansa Cargo launches freighter service from Brussels Airport to Chicago

Lufthansa Cargo customers can now book their cargo on a B777F directly from Brussels International Airport (BRU) to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). The flight connection will be launched on 03 April 2024 and will take place twice a week on Mondays and Wednesday. This is the first time...

Brussels Airport doubles its own solar energy with new solar panels in cargo zone

Brussels Airport is investing in more green energy with the aims to eliminate CO2 emissions completely by 2030. The newest buildings in the western section of the cargo zone are currently being fitted with a large number of solar panels, covering a total surface area of 65,000 m². Half of the...

Swissport awarded Cargo Ground Handler of the Year

Air Cargo Belgium has awarded Swissport with the Cargo Ground Handler of the Year Award in recognition of its outstanding performance in general air cargo operations. The company has made a name for integrated cool chain logistics at its Swissport Pharma Centres, where it provides seamless services...

Redevelopment of the central cargo zone of Brussels Airport

One year after the start of the redevelopment of Brucargo Central, an 83,500 m² area located in the heart of the Brussels Airport cargo zone, the five users of the future warehouses and offices combining modernisation, innovation and sustainability are now known. Nippon Express, Deny Cargo, Hazgo,...

Brussels Airport cargo volumes increase to 0.4%

In October, overall freight volumes at Brussels Airport fell by 3% compared to October 2022, reaching 64,220 tonnes. After several months of decline, flown cargo volumes grew slightly (+0,4%), totalling 53,646 tonnes. The full freighter segment fell by 4% while belly cargo increased sharply by 24%...

Brussels Airport launches the first TIACA BlueSky community program

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), Air Cargo Belgium and Brussels Airport formally announced the first TIACA BlueSky community program. The TIACA BlueSky program, launched in 2022, is the air cargo and logistics industry’s only program designed to provide individual companies with...

47,000 tons of cargo shipped at Brussels Airport

Cargo volume decreased by 12% compared to September last year. Flown cargo volumes at Brussels Airport decreased by 12% in September to 46,827 tons. Global cargo volumes decreased by 14% compared to September 2022, to a total of 56,601 tons. The full-cargo segment experienced a 24% decline. Th...

Celebrating 35 years of Singapore Airlines’ cargo operations at Brussels Airport

Singapore Airlines (SIA) started its cargo operations at Brussels Airport on 4 September 1988. This year, SIA has been operating full freighter flights at Brussels Airport for 35 years, making them the longest operating cargo airline at the airport. Known for their “round the world” cargo ...

LATAM Cargo connects South America with Brussels Airport

Since 26 March 2023, LATAM Cargo operates a four-weekly connection between Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito (Ecuador) and Brussels Airport. The Chilean-based cargo airline will reach Brussels Airport and fly back to its hub in Miami. With LATAM Cargo’s arrival, Brussels Airport ...

Brussels Airport and Changi Airport Group sign MoU to establish a strategic partnership

Brussels Airport Company (BAC) and Changi Airport Group (CAG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 2 March 2023 to augment the strategic partnership between the two airports in the area of air cargo development. With the goal of deepening cargo competencies, both airports will jointly dr...

Circularity in practice within demolition works at Brucargo Central

This summer, Brussels Airport began the redevelopment of the central zone at Brucargo to meet the growing demand for storage capacity. In a first stage, outdated warehouses are being demolished, and in this, the focus is on the principle of the circular economy. Wherever possible, material is ...

Cool Chain Association welcomes four new members as it appoints Miguel Rodríguez as treasurer

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) has welcomed Brussels Airport, Boeing, Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS), and Validaide as members and appointed Miguel Rodríguez, Senior Manager Climate Control Products, Qatar Airways, as Treasurer. The Association, which this year celebrates its 20th ...

Nathan De Valck appointed Managing Director at WFS-Belgium

Nathan De Valck has stepped down as Head of Cargo at Brussels Airport Company to joining WFS as Managing Director Belgium. "I would like to inform you that I have stepped down as Head of Cargo at Brussels Airport Company and that I will take up the position of Managing Director at WFS-Belgium as ...

Over 64,000 tonnes of goods transported through Brussels Airport in July

During the first month of the summer holidays, Brussels Airport saw cargo volumes down on last year (-14%), but up 15% compared to 2019. In July, cargo transport at Brussels Airport decreased by 14% compared to July 2021. Air cargo volumes fell by 13%, while the full cargo segment declined by ...

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