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21 Feb 2020 | 04:27 AM UTC

Belgium: Police strike reported at Brussels Airport (BRU) February 21

Police strike reported at Brussels Airport (BRU) February 21; extended processing time expected

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Event

Airport police are on strike at Brussels Airport (BRU) as of the morning (local time) on Friday, February 21, to denounce staff shortages. The strike action is likely to last until at least Sunday, March 1. BRU management advises its passengers to use public transportation as strike actions on roads cannot be ruled out.

Consequent flight delays and cancelations are to be expected along with increased wait times at security checkpoints.

Advice

Individuals traveling via BRU are advised to monitor developments to the situation, allow additional time to get through security checkpoints, and anticipate disruptions to airport operations.