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27 Oct 2018 | 12:03 PM UTC

Belgium: Strike causes continued disruptions at Brussels Airport Oct. 27 /update 2

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



At least 20 percent of flights were canceled at Brussels-Zaventem International Airport (BRU) on Saturday, October 27, due to an ongoing strike by baggage handlers employed by Aviapartner. The strike, launched on Thursday evening, is set to end at 06:00 (local time) on Sunday, October 28. Further flight disruptions (delays and cancelations) are expected, along with residual delays once the strike ends.

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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