Brussels airport

Power outage hits Brussels airport, causing many delays

A power outage has hit Brussels airport, delaying departing planes and leaving hundreds of people stranded outside the terminal.

Jun 15, 2017, 13:10 PM IST

Bomb threats reported on two planes due shortly at Brussels airport

Bomb threats have been reported on two aeroplanes due to land shortly at Brussels airport in Zaventem, Belgian state broadcaster VRT reported on Wednesday.

Aug 10, 2016, 23:56 PM IST
Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

The airport had already resumed some flights but passengers had been using a temporary check-in tent because of extensive damage to the departure hall from the twin suicide bombings that killed 16 people.

May 01, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

Bombed Brussels airport departure hall to reopen today

The departure hall at Brussels airport, hit in March by a deadly double suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group, will partly reopen on Sunday, the management said.

May 01, 2016, 06:43 AM IST
Brussels airport `back to full capacity in June`

Brussels airport `back to full capacity in June`

Brussels airport will fully re-open in June, its chief executive said, after suffering extensive damage when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in the departures hall last month killing 16.

Apr 16, 2016, 17:37 PM IST

Belgian minister quits over airport security failings

Belgium`s transport minister resigned on Friday after being accused of ignoring EU reports of security failings at the country`s airports ahead of last month`s suicide bombings in Europe`s symbolic capital.

Apr 15, 2016, 21:30 PM IST

50 flights cancelled at Brussels airport due to strike

Fifty flights from Brussels airport were cancelled on Wednesday due to a strike by the air traffic controllers, the airport said in a statement.

Apr 13, 2016, 23:35 PM IST
Belgium charges two new Brussels attacks suspects

Belgium charges two new Brussels attacks suspects

Belgium has charged two new suspects with terrorist offences in connection with last month`s deadly Brussels airport and metro attacks, the federal prosecutor`s office said Tuesday.

Apr 12, 2016, 13:53 PM IST
Belgium releases video of suspect fleeing after airport bombings

Belgium releases video of suspect fleeing after airport bombings

 Belgian prosecutors on Thursday launched a fresh appeal for help to find the suspected surviving attacker in last month`s Brussels airport bombings, releasing a video of the escape route taken by the so-called "man in the hat".

Apr 07, 2016, 22:48 PM IST
Brussels airport reopens with three flights, tighter security

Brussels airport reopens with three flights, tighter security

Brussels Airport reopens on Sunday with three "symbolic" flights and strict additional security checks for passengers, marking a new era for air travel in Belgium after attacks by Islamic State suicide bombers.

Apr 03, 2016, 09:41 AM IST

Bomb-hit Brussels airport to reopen Sunday with strict new security checks

In the latest development in the case, Belgian prosecutors Saturday charged a third suspect with "participation in the activities of a terrorist group" over the plot.
 

Apr 02, 2016, 22:49 PM IST

Brussels airport to reopen Sunday with three flights scheduled: CEO

Brussels Airport will reopen Sunday, 12 days after its departure hall was wrecked by Islamic State suicide bombings, with chief executive Arnaud Feist announcing three flights.

Apr 02, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

Brussels airport reopening nears as security deal reached with police

The Belgian government reached an agreement on Friday with police on introducing tighter security at Brussels Airport after the jihadist suicide attacks, a union leader said, clearing the way for the reopening of the key transport hub.

Apr 02, 2016, 02:19 AM IST
Brussels Airport to resume flights with limited capacity

Brussels Airport to resume flights with limited capacity

Brussels Airport on Tuesday announced a trial reopening of the airport following a double bomb blast on March 22, with a capacity of 800 passengers per hour compared with the normal flow of 5,000 per hour.

Mar 29, 2016, 20:18 PM IST
Brussels bombings victim death toll rises to 35 - officials

Brussels bombings victim death toll rises to 35 - officials

The number killed in last Tuesday`s bombings at Brussels Airport and a rush-hour metro has risen to 35, not including the three suicide bombers, officials said on Monday.

Mar 28, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
Brussels bombings victim death toll rises to 35: Official

Brussels bombings victim death toll rises to 35: Official

The number killed in last Tuesday`s bombings at Brussels Airport and a rush-hour metro has risen to 35, not including the three suicide bombers, officials said on Monday.

Mar 28, 2016, 17:07 PM IST
Two additional US citizens confirmed killed in Brussels attack

Two additional US citizens confirmed killed in Brussels attack

Two more US citizens have been confirmed killed in last week`s Brussels suicide bombings, a State Department official said on Sunday, bringing the death toll for Americans to four.

Mar 28, 2016, 08:33 AM IST

Brussels airport to run tests Tuesday, no date for re-opening

Brussels Airport said it will run tests on Tuesday to see if repair work after two suicide bomb attacks wrecked the departure hall was satisfactory, but it could not give a firm date for resuming services.

Mar 28, 2016, 08:24 AM IST
American couple missing in Brussels confirmed dead in attacks

American couple missing in Brussels confirmed dead in attacks

An American couple reported missing after last week`s terror attacks at Brussels` airport and metro were among the people killed, the company that employed the husband said on Saturday.

Mar 27, 2016, 08:49 AM IST

Brussels airport says building `stable`, looking at temporary check-in desks

Brussels Airport said Saturday an examination of the main building housing the departure hall wrecked by two suicide bombers showed the structure is stable and it will now see if temporary check-in desks can be installed.

Mar 27, 2016, 03:41 AM IST