CEO: Brussels airport to partially reopen Sunday


Good news for Brussels. Brussels Airport is to partially reopen for passenger flights Sunday following a March 22 suicide bombings.

This was released by the airport CEOP on Saturday evening in Brussels.

A partial, symbolic airline service will begin Sunday at Brussels Airport after a 12-day shutdown of passenger service caused by adeadly bombing attack, the airport’s chief executive said Saturday.

Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Co., said the Brussels Airlines flights to Athens, Turin in Italy and Faro in Portugal, the first of which he said should take off around 2 p.m. local time were chiefly symbolic.

Effective Monday, Belgium’s biggest airport should be back at around 20 percent of capacity and able to process 800 passengers an hour.