A good year for Brussels’ Comic Art Museum

A good year for Brussels’ Comic Art Museum

2018 was a very successful year indeed for the Comic Art Museum. During last year, no fewer than 232,000 visited the museum that opened 30 years ago this year. The museum is located in the Zandstraat in the heart of Brussels. Last year visitor numbers were up by 14% compared with 2017. Half as many visitors again visited the museum last year compared with 2016 when visitor numbers were adversely affected by the terrorist attacks in March of that year. The museum’s director Willem De Grave told VRT Radio 2…

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Record number of passengers at Ryanair in 2018 despite social conflicts

Record number of passengers at Ryanair in 2018 despite social conflicts

The low-cost carrier, Ryanair, announced on Thursday that it transported 139.2 million passengers in 2018, setting a new record despite being hit by strikes and flight cancellations. This was an 8% increase on the 2017 tally of 129 million – its previous record – but not enough to unseat Lufthansa, the parent company of Brussels Airlines, from the top slot in Europe. The Irish company, which achieved double-digit annualised passenger increases in the last four months of 2018, also indicated that the rate of occupancy of its planes for the…

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