The Mirano Night Club in Brussels Opens Again

Mirano Night Club

After 18 months of closure, the Mirano, led by a new team which is determined to mark the occasion, is ready for the long awaited reopening of clubs on October 1st.  After 18 months of closure, the Mirano announces its grand reopening with a brand new team and a brand new, more varied and diversified programming for Friday nights, curated by the founders of Hangar. The team made the most of their long months of absence and took the opportunity to put in place a new high‐quality sound system and acoustic treatment, as well as a new opening hours.  This ‘Mirano 2.0’ promises to be superior in every way and its Friday programming plans to meet all electronic music tastes by introducing the Reflect (techno), Soulcity (disco/house), MIND (downtempo founded by Hangar) as well as programming their most legendary urban concepts for Saturday nights. Cameron Heal, co‐artistic director of the Mirano and co-founder of Hangar explains: “Marvin Weymeersch and I were hired as co‐artistic directors just…

Brussels Airport Tests Drone Detection System

Brussels Airport testing for drone detection

Brussels Airport and skeyes have tested the operational use of drones at and around the airport. In a secure environment, they deployed an innovative safety drone, which can be controlled from a large distance to find out how drones can increase the safety, security and efficiency of airport operations. In addition, they tested a drone…

Cargo Up, Passengers Down

Brussels Airport welcomed 165,000 passengers in February, a decrease of 90% Cargo volumes record a 21% growth 165,456 passengers passed through Brussels Airport in February, which corresponds to a mere 10% of the number of passengers in February 2020. The ban on non-essential travel which applies since the end of January has had a severe…

Brussels Airport Cargo Volumes up 21%

283,164 passengers passed through Brussels Airport in January, which is a mere 16% of the number of passengers recorded in January 2020. The start of the year was marked by the ban on non-essential travel at the end of the month. Air cargo traffic continued the growth that started last summer with a significant 21%…

Brussels Airport JV with SpiceJet

SpiceJet has tied up with Brussels Airport for seamless delivery of Covid-19 vaccine between India and Europe. The strategic partnership will aid in the global mission of a speedy and reliable solution for air transport of vaccine in a temperature-controlled environment. They will also work towards developing a direct air link for SpiceJet with Brussels…

Virtual New Year’s Celebrations Planned for Brussels

The City of Brussels has issued a press release announcing the plans for this year’s New Year’s eve celebrations. This winter has been unlike any other, but the City of Brussels is keen to see in the New Year in style, still following health and safety guidelines. The people of Brussels are being asked to…

Brussels Airport Winter Schedule

Sunday 25 October marks the beginning of the winter season for the aviation sector. This year Brussels offers flights to 120 destinations both in and outside Europe. Above all, Brussels Airport is seeking to make travel safe, thanks in part to the pre-departure tests required for many destinations. From 25 October to 25 March 40…

Special label seeks to reassure diners at Brussels restaurants

Brussels restaurants that are making an extra effort to ensure visitors’ safety are being awarded a special label. The label, issued by the Brussels region and tourism agency visit.brussels, also applies to hotels and venues. One objective is to boost the tourist sector as it still struggles to restart its activities. Another aim to provide…

Brussels’ Greeters network celebrates 10th anniversary

Founded in New York in 1992 and launched in Brussels in 2010, a shining example of participatory tourism, the network of Brussels Greeters will celebrate its 10th anniversary in September. In these uncertain times, the Greeters believe that it is more essential than ever to share one of their fundamental values: cultural exchange and the…