Brussels Airport advises passengers on a flight departing on Monday 20 June to rebook it to another date. The airport manager said in a press release that there was a national union demonstration in Brussels that day and that G4S security personnel were planning a strike.
Airlines cancel or reschedule a large number of flights to avoid hours-long queues at security screening. Passengers will be informed of this.
Half of Brussels Airlines flights have been cancelled
Brussels Airlines says the call does not apply to its passengers. Although there is an impact: The airline will cancel more than half of its flights that day.
Brussels Airlines will inform the concerned passengers. According to the company, this has already happened to travelers within Europe. InterContinental passengers will be informed of the status of their flight at the latest tomorrow. TUI fly says it can operate all scheduled flights.
Just take your hand luggage.
The airport advises passengers departing on June 20 to travel with hand baggage only. To find out the best time for their arrival at the airport, these travelers can refer to a tool on the website.
On June 20, unions organized a nationwide demonstration in Brussels to increase purchasing power. Earlier, De Lijn and STIB had already warned of severe disruption that day.
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