Brussels Airport records passenger and cargo growth in April 2024

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In April 2024, Brussels Airport welcomed almost 2 million passengers, an increase of 5,6% compared to April 2023. This increase was made possible by the introduction of several new routes, including Nouvelair to Monastir, Air Arabia to Tétouan and Brussels Airlines to Kraków. In addition, the airport welcomed two new airlines: Singapore Airlines and Wideroe. Freight volume also rose by 2,9% to almost 63.000 tons.

In April 2024, Brussels Airport welcomed 1.957.165 passengers, an increase of 5,6% compared to April 2023. United Airlines' introduction of a second daily flight to Newark and the opening of several new routes had a positive impact on passenger numbers. In April, the airport welcomed two new airlines: Singapore Airlines, which flies four times weekly to Singapore, and Wideroe, which flies twice weekly to Bergen, Norway.

The total freight volume through Brussels Airport increased by 2023% in April compared to April 2,9, reaching a total of 62.715 tonnes. The cargo volume of flights operated also increased by 2,7% to a total of 53.143 tons. In April, 16.275 flight movements were recorded, an increase of 2% compared to April 2023. The number of passenger flights increased by 2,2% compared to the previous year. The main import regions were Asia, Africa and North America, while the main export regions were again Asia, Africa and North America.

Brussels Airport (Photo: Brussels Airport / Tom Dhaenens).
Brussels Airport (Photo: Brussels Airport / Tom Dhaenens).
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