Ariane 5 - 75 successes in a row

75 successes in a row, an all-time record for successful launches in a row blogged the site of Arianespace last week.



The Chamber Defense Commission visits Sabca Charleroi

On September 28th, 2016, members of the Chamber Defense Commission, led  by chairwoman Ms Karolien Grosemans, visited SABCA Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul facility in Gosselies (Charleroi). 


Notification concerning important shareholding in a listed company

Communication concernant des participations importantes dans une société cotée

Kennisgeving betreffende belangrijke deelnemingen in een genoteerde vennootschap



Europe’s Vega small-satellite launcher on September 15th  successfully placed five high-resolution optical Earth observation satellites, one for the Peruvian government and four for Google-owned Terra Bella into low Earth orbit.


Airbus A330NEO Tail cone delivered... powering into the future

As a key player in the successful A330 Program, SABCA is proud to announce the delivery of the first A330NEO Tail Cone to Airbus, on Thursday 15th September 2016. This was the 1583th Tail Cone delivery.


SABCA to roll out its 1300th F-16.

On July 13th, 2016, the 1300th F16  rolled out from the flight line of SABCA Charleroi, Belgium.


Secretary of State, Elke Sleurs visits Sabca Limburg and Sabca Brussels

On August 31th, 2016 Mrs. Elke Sleurs, Secretary of State for Science Policy, Poverty reduction, Equal Opportunities for People with Disabilities, Urban Policy, Deputy Minister of Finance, visited the facilities of the SABCA Group in Lummen and in Brussels.


SABCA at the Farnborough Airshow 2016

SABCA and its composite subsidiary SABCA Limburg will be at the Farnborough Air Show, from July 11th until July 15th, 2016. 


Change at the top of SABCA

22 March 2016, 17h00

The Board of Directors of SABCA announces that, considering his forthcoming retirement, M. Jean-Marie Lefèvre, CEO of SABCA, will withdraw from his function as CEO as from August 31, 2016.

The Board of Directors has appointed as the new CEO of SABCA, M. Thibauld Jongen, presently Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Cenco International at Techspace Aero (Safran Group). He will join SABCA on June 1st, 2016.

For the complete press release in French, Dutch and English, click “Read more”.


SABCA and its subsidiary Sabca Limburg N.V. at the Flemish Space Days 2015

SABCA and its subsidiary Sabca Limburg N.V. will be at the Flemish Space Days 2015, from November the 20th November the 22nd 2015 in Leuven’s Brabant Hall.