Emergency message from Delta Airlines on Brussels Airport shutdown and terror attack


Delta Air Lines today issued the following statement on the situation at Brussels Airport:

This morning (at approximately 8.15 am local time) two explosions have been reported in the departures area of Brussels Airport in Belgium. The airport has been evacuated and is now closed with local emergency services onsite. Local leaders have confirmed the safety of all crew members and ground employees. The airport team is in the process of confirming the safety of all customers.

Delta’s flight DL80 from Atlanta to Brussels has landed safely at the airport and is parked remotely, with the local team working on plans to safely deplane passengers to a secure holding area. Delta’s flight DL42 from New York to Brussels has been diverted to Amsterdam.