No passenger flights to Zaventem airport until March 29

Source : 112 Ukraine

The airport’s management rescheduled the date of renewal of flights
13:05, 27 March 2016


The official website of Zaventem airport had this message posted on Sunday morning.

“Brussels Airport is starting preparations to partially resume passenger flights and to implement the new security measures which the federal government imposes on Belgian airports. More than 4 days after the attacks at Brussels Airport, the inquiries of the judicial investigation in the terminal of Brussels Airport are completed. Friday afternoon, Brussels Airport Company received permission to inspect the building with a small group of engineers to assess the damage.

Brussels Airport Company is currently studying a temporary solution to partially resume passenger flights, taking into account the new security measures that apply at Belgian airports, decided by the federal government. Passenger flights are not expected to resume before Tuesday 29 March 2016”, reads the message.  

The airport’s administration launched another website with important information for the passengers who plan to travel to Brussels in the near future.

Previously, the administration planned to open the airport for visitors on March 25.  

As is known, in the morning of March 22, several explosions thundered in Brussels, at Zaventem airport and at Maalbeek underground station. The blasts took lives of more than 30 people; about 120 were injured. Later that day, the ISIS took the responsibility for the terrorist acts. The Belgian government announced three-day long nationwide mourning.

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