Brussels Airport Company announced its Board of Directors welcomed (13-Jan-2011) its new five-year aeronautical charges agreement. The airport will implement an annual increase in the base tariff rate of CPI +0.40% from 01-Apr-2011, which will be further raised over the period by an annual average increase equivalent to 0.28%, on the basis of airport investments and development projects. Kerrie Mather, CEO of major shareholder MAp, also welcomed the agreement. On the basis of current and future airport developments, MAp expects the total annual average charges to increase by CPI + 1.43% over the five years. [more - Brussels Airport] [more - MAp]
Brussels Airport announces new airport charges
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