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04 Oct 2019 | 12:52 PM UTC

UK: Incident concluded following suspicious package at Glasgow Airport (GLA) October 4 /update 2

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Airport authorities state investigation concluded following suspicious package at Glasgow Airport (GLA) October 4; expect delays

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/4/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/5/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Glasgow Airport (GLA), UK

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According to airport officials, a security incident due to a suspicious package at Glasgow International Airport (GLA) on Friday, October 4, has now concluded, as the package in question was declared safe. The incident had prompted the presence of emergency services on the tarmac and the evacuation of passengers from the internationals terminal. Normal flight operations are now expected to resume.

Transportation disruptions, including flight delays and cancellations, as well as a heightened security presence are to be expected at GLA over the coming several hours as service is fully restored.


On October 4, Glasgow International Airport (GLA) officials stated that concerns were raised about a piece of cargo on a KLM flight from Amsterdam, which landed at 10:19 (local tome). The aircraft was later cordoned off and an investigation was carried out.


Individuals traveling via GLA are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, be prepared for transportation disruptions, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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