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Delta Air Lines diverts flight to Amsterdam after explosion at Brussels Airport

Delta Air Lines this morning diverted one of its flights from New York, flight DL42, a Boeing 767-300ER with 144 passengers and 11 crew, slated for Brussels to Amsterdam after an explosion rocked the departures area of Brussels Airport in Belgium

The airline also assured that all its passengers on board its other flight from Atlanta to Brussels, Belgium are hale and hearty despite the explosion.

The  flight originating from New York, a Boeing 767-300 ER had 151 passengers and 11 crew landed safely at the airport and its passengers

The airline in its statement after the aircraft landed said,” This morning at approximately 8:15 am local time explosions were reported in the departures area of Brussels Airport in Belgium. The terminal was evacuated and is now closed with local emergency services onsite.

“Delta’s flight DL80, a Boeing 767-300ER with 151 passengers and 11 crew, from Atlanta to Brussels landed safely at the airport and all customers have deplaned. “

“Delta’s flight DL42, a Boeing 767-300ER with 144 passengers and 11 crew, from New York to Brussels was diverted to Amsterdam.  The airport remains closed for any flights to and from the Brussels Airport in Belgium.

Delta will be actively working with customers with flights booked to, from or through Brussels to re-accommodate their travel plans.”

Delta has issued a travel waiver to assist impacted customers in rescheduling flights as necessary.

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