News Listings for Ostend International

  • MK Airlines outlines Ostend expansion plans

    News | 24 Nov 2005 17:10 | Aimée Turner

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>UK-based all-cargo carrier MK Airlines is planning to develop a wide-ranging European cargo hub at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><span class=spelle><st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:City u1:st="on">Ostend</span> International Airport</st1:City></st1:City>, <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:country-region u1:st="on">Belgium</st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><u2:p><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>MK says the development plan will involve infrastructure projects at the harbour and airport with significant investment by the company and local authorities including the <span class=spelle>Ostend</span> Port Authority an
  • Ryanair considers London-Ostend

    News | 08 Jan 2003 17:43 | Maria Wagland

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Flemish government officials are in discussions with low-fares carrier Ryanair regarding a new service between London and Flemish airport Ostend International and expect an announcement in a few weeks.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal><u1:p></u1:p>If Ryanair opens a new route linking London with Ostend, it will be the carrier’s second Belgian destination after its hub at Brussels Charleroi South airport. The airline is likely to sell Ostend as a link to Bruges in the Flanders region located 35km (21mi) from the airport.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal><u1:p></u1:p>An official from the Flemish Ministry of Transport, which manages the airport, says that there have been talks with Ryanair about services between Ostend and London and that, “there will be news in January.”<u1:p></u1:p><o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal><u1:p></u1:p>Ryanair would not confirm talks with the Flemi