Belgium sees 581,000 flights in first half of 2008

21st July 2008, Comments 0 comments

Air traffic in Belgium is up 6 percent for the first half of this year from 2007.

21 July 2008

BELGIUM - During the first six months of this year, air traffic at Belgian airports was 6 percent up on the same period in 2007.

Regional airports of Ostend, Liège and Antwerp welcomed more flights and had 7 percent increase from 2007. The airport of Charleroi saw a status-quo while Brussels National Airport enjoyed a 4 percent increase.

Together, Belgian airports saw 581,000 flights between January and June 2008.

Where the number of passengers is concerned, Brussels Airport welcomed over 9 million passengers between January and June, a 10 percent increase.

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