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28 Oct 2018 | 08:20 PM UTC

Belgium: Strike causes continued disruptions at Brussels Airport Oct. 27 /update 3

Belgium News Alert

20 percent of flights canceled on October 27 amid strike by baggage handlers at Brussels-Zaventem airport; further flight disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/27/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/28/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Brussels-Zaventem International Airport (BRU)

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At least 25 percent of flights were canceled at Brussels-Zaventem International Airport (BRU) on Sunday, October 28, due to an ongoing strike by baggage handlers employed by Aviapartner. The strike, launched on Thursday, October 25, is expected to continue in the coming hours and days as negotiations between workers and Aviapartner continue. Further flight disruptions (delays and cancelations) are expected in the near term.

Airlines that employ Aviapartner services at BRU are: Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Air Baltic, Air Europa, Air Serbia, Air Transat, All Nippon Airways, BMI Regional, British Airways, CSA Czech Airlines, Easyjet, El Al, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, FlyEgypt, HOP Airlines, Iberia, KLM, Meridiana Fly, Nouvelair, Onur Air, Pegasus Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Ryanair, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Sun Express, TAP Portugal, Transavia, TUIfly, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, and Vueling


Travelers are advised to confirm flight statuses and contact their airlines for further details.


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