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30 flights cancelled on Thursday night at Brussels Airport http://www.brusselstimes.com/index.php/brussels/14705/30-flights-cancelled-on-thursday-night-at-brussels-airport Mar 28th 2019, 17:12
Flights will once again be disrupted at the airport in Zaventem on Thursday evening due to the ongoing strikes by Belgium’s air traffic controllers.The air traffic controller – from Skeyes- are striking in protest against the high workload and staff shortage. As a result, another 30 flights were cancelled this evening, according to reports.
One in two flights already has a 45-minute delay.
On the fifteenth day of Skeyes staff action, 200 passenger flights were cancelled, along with dozens of cargo flights, the airport said. Thousands of flights also suffered delays of an average of 30 minutes.
“The actions had a strong impact on the passengers and employees of the Brussels airport, forced to adapt, ” said an airport spokeswoman to Le Soir.
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