Ostend also hosted the polo events. As a consequence the port was subjected to two naval assaults by the Royal Navy. It played a major role in the air battle with Britain. Both nations regarded international trade as "their" privilege. Retrieved ughters of Darkness on IMDb "Armaguedon". The Belgium Austriacum had become part of the Austrian Empire. Retrieved 13 February 2014. Airlines and destinations edit Passenger edit The coordinationlesbienne org ostende following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at OstendBruges International Airport: 3 Airlines Destinations Pobeda MoscowVnukovo 4 TUI fly Belgium Alicante, Antalya, Barcelona, Djerba, Enfidha, Eskisehir, Gran Canaria, Hurghada, M?laga, Sharm El Sheikh, TenerifeSouth. For other uses, see, ostend (disambiguation). 24-hour average temperatures below the freezing point is a rare occurrence. This shocking event set in motion negotiations that led to a truce several years later. 598 and 603, isbn The Explosion at Ostend, The Manchester Guardian and British Volunteer, 30 September 1826 "1920 Summer Olympics sailing". Although small, the village rose to the status of "town" around 1265 when the inhabitants were allowed to hold a market and to build a market hall. Retrieved Further reading edit Hendy, John (1991).