Due to the COVID-19 situation, all employees of the Regulatory Body are working from home until November, 30, 2020. They remain available by telephone and email. Please send all communication that would be done by post (e.g. registered mail in case of a complaint procedure) also digitally to us via [email protected] Thank you for understanding.
The Belgian Regulatory Body has been shortlisted for the 2020 CIR Award (Public sector) for the implementation of its Enterprise Risk Management System.
measures to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic as regards to the administrative fines relating to air transport and air navigation and to the Brussels Airport tariff system.
On June 10, 2020, the Belgian Official Gazette published the Law of May 20, 2020 concerning measures to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic as regards to the administrative fines relating to air transport and air navigation and to the Brussels Airport tariff system. This Law is based on an advice issued by the […]
Airport – Decision D-2020-03-L regarding the service level agreement between Brussels Airport Company and the suppliers of groundhandling services for third parties, limited category
At Brussels Airport, ground handlers, like the airlines and the airport itself, have been severely affected by the impact of the corona crisis. One of the baggage and platform handlers of passenger flights, Swissport Belgium NV, was declared bankrupt as a result of the crisis. Since this bankruptcy, only Aviapartner has a long-term license to […]
D-2020-01-S Regarding the protective measures in the framework of the audit on the allocation of capacity timetable 2020
In the context of an audit regarding the allocation of capacity, the Regulatory Body imposed protective measures on Infrabel by decision D-2020-01-S of 12 March 2020. These measures mean that Infrabel is no longer allowed to use its method of freezing the allocation of capacity for the timetable and has to comply with the legal […]
In addition to the cost that is directly incurred as a result of operating the train service (cf. Implementing Regulation 2015/909), the infrastructure manager can, in accordance with article 56§1 of the Rail Codex, decide to charge additional fees for the use of the railway infrastructure in order to obtain full coverage of the costs […]
The annual report on our activities in 2019 is available online in Dutch and French. It can be consulted here
Due to the COVID-19 situation, all employees of the Regulatory Body are working from home until October, 31st. They remain available by telephone and email. Please send all communication that would be done by post (e.g. registered mail in case of a complaint procedure) also digitally to us via [email protected] Thank you for understanding.
The European regulators are taking a stand on the recovery of the rail sector in the aftermath of the covid-19 crisis. The summery of the press release they published can be found below. The full release text is available here
https://www.irg-rail.eu/irg/news/press-release/264,European-rail-regulators-contribute-to-the-recovery-from-the-COVID-19-crisis.html European rail regulators contribute to the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis Railways have continued to transport both essential goods and passengers during the COVID-19 crisis, but the sector has been hit hard and recovering will require unprecedented efforts. In supporting such efforts we are committed to regulatory cooperation across borders and to the coordination […]
The Regulatory body studies the different evolutions and developments of air activities through Brussels Airport on an annual base. The analysis also includes the competition with other airports on the one hand and between airlines on the other. The trends and developments for 2019 are available here.
The Regulatory body monitors and examines the yearly evolutions and market developments in the rail freight and rail passenger market. Trends and developments for both markets can be consulted here.
Last Tuesday 17th March 2020, the National Security Council decided to re-enforce the measures taken to prevent the spread of the virus. In order to ensure the health of the team, visitors and suppliers, it has been decided to close our office until further notice. With regard to the continuity of the activities, the Regulatory […]