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Two cabin crew injured in Brussels blasts: Jet Airways

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 20, 2018 Published on March 22, 2016

The airline said that as per the first information, its aircraft at Brussles were safe. File Photo   -  BusinessLine

Brussels airport serves as Jet Airways’ European hub for international operations.

Two Jet Airways crew members were injured in the blasts at Brussels airport today even as the authorities have relocated the airline’s passengers in Brussels to a safe location.

“Two of our staff have been injured and are receiving medical care,” a senior airline official said.





According to the airline, as per initial information, Jet Airways guests in Brussels have been re-located to a safe location by the Brussels Airport authorities.

Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj tweeted that an Indian lady crew member of Jet Airways was injured in the blast.





Passengers and staff are not allowed to access the airport terminals, it said.

Jet Airways is closely monitoring the situation, the airline said.

Brussels airport serves as Jet Airways’ European hub for international operations. The airline had, however, recently announced relocation of this gateway to Dutch capital Amsterdam from coming Sunday.

A string of explosions rocked Brussels airport and a city metro station today, reportedly killing at least 13 people.

In view of the situation, the airline has decided to cancel its flights to and from Brussels till tomorrow.

The flights which stand cancelled are from Brussels to Newark, Toronto, Mumbai and Delhi as well as services from Newark and Toronto to Brussels for today.

Jet Airways has also announced cancellation of its flights from Mumbai and Delhi to Brussels scheduled for tomorrow.

Following are the cancelled:

1) March 22, 2016: Flights from Brussels to Newark, Toronto, Mumbai and Delhi

2) March 22, 2016: Flights from Newark and Toronto to Brussels

3) March 23, 2016: Flights from Mumbai and Delhi to Brussels

The airline said for further information passengers can contact Jet Airways contact centre in India 1800225522, 1—877—8359538 (The United States) and 0808101119.

Published on March 22, 2016
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