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In March, Brussels Airport again got bigger than 1.7 million passengers, an lengthen of 9% as compared with March 2023. The final volume of transported cargo lowered somewhat by 2% to reach nearly 65,000 tonnes.

In March, Brussels Airport welcomed 1,742,478 passengers, 9% bigger than in March 2023. The suspension of Tel Aviv-sure flights endured to believe a adverse impact on passenger numbers, though there became a little resumption of flights in tiresome March.

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The strikes at Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa also had a adverse impact, as did the announcement of the strike at Brussels Airlines, which might well in the break be averted.

The share of departing transfer passengers became nearly 17%, showing an lengthen in the preference of intercontinental passengers.

The tip 10 worldwide locations in March had been Spain, Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland, the US, Turkey, the UK, Morocco and Portugal.

The most foremost quarter of 2024 noticed 4.7 million passengers, nearly 10% bigger than in 2023. The share of transfer passengers thereby remained stable with grunt in intercontinental travellers and fewer intra-European travellers.

Whole cargo volumes by Brussels Airport fell by 2% in March as compared with March 2023, reaching nearly 65,000 tonnes. Flown cargo volumes also skilled a minute decline of nearly 2% to a total of 54,000 tonnes.

There became a 5% decrease in the pudgy freighter segment, whereas belly cargo increased by 20%, in accordance with increasing ability in phrases of passenger flights. Relate companies and products are down 9,% and trucked volumes are down 5%.

The most foremost import areas are Asia, with a stable lengthen of 42% as compared with March 2023 ensuing from an lengthen in e-commerce, Africa (+3%) and North The US (-21%). The most foremost export plan is again Asia (-23%), followed by Africa (-1%) and North The US (-30%).

By come of cargo volumes, there became a little grunt of 1% in the most foremost quarter. Flown cargo volumes registered a grunt of 2% this quarter.

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There had been 15,237 airplane actions in March, up 3% from March 2023. The preference of passenger flights increased by 7% as compared with 2023. In March 2024, there had been an moderate of 140 passengers per flight, two extra passengers than final year. The preference of cargo flights fell by nearly 10%, essentially ensuing from the decrease in order flights.

Jason Heien