Ryanair to quit Brussels Airport in dispute over a new flight tax

Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary announced at a press conference in Brussels that it will remove its two based aircraft at Brussels Airport (BRU) in Zaventem due to increased airport charges and a new flight tax at the airport.

He also warned of a challenging winter season due to higher fuel costs and rising airport costs.

Nearby Charleroi Airport has must lower costs for the ultra low-cost carrier.