Tag: Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport to Remain Closed Indefinitely; ICAO Condemns Attacks

Reading Time: 2 minutes Authorities at Brussels Zaventem say it remains unclear as to when the airport will re-open following the March 22 terrorist attack. Ten people died and 81 were injured when two suicide bombers detonated explosives—according to media reports, hidden inside suitcases they had wheeled into the building on luggage trolleys—during the morning rush hour. Around 20 more […]

Brussels Attacks: 32 Dead at Zaventem and Maelbeek

Reading Time: 4 minutes At least 31 people have been killed and many seriously injured in attacks at Brussels international airport and a city metro station.  Twin blasts hit Zaventem airport at 07:00 GMT, killing 11 and injuring 81, Belgium’s health minister said. Another explosion struck Maelbeek metro station an hour later. Twenty people were killed, Brussels mayor Yvan […]

UPDATED: Explosions at ‘American Airlines’ Check-in Desk at Brussels Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Several people have been injured and hundreds are trapped after two explosions rocked Brussels Airport. Witnesses said they ‘felt the shockwaves’ of the blast which are believed to have centred on the American Airlines check-in desk at 8am (7am GMT). Pictures show the terminal windows blown in from the force of the explosion and smoke […]