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Alban François appointed as new VP Cargo Brussels Airlines

Alban François has been appointed Vice President of Global Cargo at Brussels Airlines. From 1 January 2016 onwards he will roll out the new commercial strategy of the growing Brussels Airlines Cargo department. Air Freight plays an increasingly important role within the Brussels Airlines strategy. A few weeks ago Brussels Airlines Cargo announced the development of a new commercial strat...

Brussels Airlines launches five new destinations next summer

Brussels Airlines adds five new destinations and many extra flight frequencies to existing destinations in the summer offer, which can already be booked as from tomorrow. Tourist attractions such as the Greek Crete and the South Spanish Jerez are added to the summer offer. With Belfast Brussels Airlines also expands her network to Northern Ireland. Tenerife and Las Palmas / Gran Canaria –...

New pricing structure launched by Brussels Airlines Cargo

Brussels Airlines Cargo will introduce a new pricing structure from the start of the aviation winter season, on 25 October. The carrier says the new structure better meets the market demand for more transparency, by instead of charging various surcharges on freight prices, as is the case today, there will only be one consolidated ‘Airfreight Surcharge’ in the future. Lu...

Brussels Airport growth driven by freighter traffic

Brussels Airport has seen cargo volumes increase by 1.6 per cent in September to 39,533 tonnes, with rises in freighter cargo making up for falls in bellyhold. Freighter cargo rose by 6.5 per cent in September to 28,273 tonnes with full freighter volumes increasing by 8.2 per cent to 11,169 tonnes, helped by Ethiopian Airlines services. Integrator volumes rose by 5.5 per cent to 17,10...

Brussels Airlines’ growth trend continues in September 2015

Brussels Airlines continues to record strong results. In September, the first month after the summer holidays, the airline’s flights had an average seat load factor of 79.3%, and about 745,466 passengers chose a Brussels Airlines flight. In comparison to the same period last year this is a growth of 11.8%. On the 9th of September 27,394 passengers traveled with Brussels Airlines, which is...

CAL Cargo Airlines receives IATA CEIV pharma certification for all operations

CAL Cargo Airlines has received International Air Transport Association (IATA) Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification for pharmaceutical logistics for all operations as an airline and for ground handling. The airline and its logistics hub at Liege Airport in Belgium are now CEIV certified, which CAL says makes it the first group t...

VLM Airlines and Birmingham Airport launch new service to Antwerp

European regional carrier, VLM Airlines, yesterday launched a direct service from Birmingham to the thriving commercial and tourist centre of Antwerp in Belgium. The inaugural flight was greeted with a water arch salute whilst VIP passengers were greeted by The Belgium Ambassador to the United Kingdom, His Excellence Guy Trouveroy. H.E. Guy Trouveroy showed further suppor...