Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Shyanne Brown 2nd hr comp K.Rod Abc news Smoke was seen at Brussels airport in Brussels, Belgium March 22, 2016. Bombs exploded at the Brussels airport and one of the city's metro stations.That Tuesday killing at least 31 people and severely wounding dozens. The European capital was again locked down because of the security threats. This Sunday ,March 3 , the Brussels Airport partially reopened. The first passenger flight took off around 1:40 p.m. local time, 12 days after the terrorists attack. Brussels Airport CEO Arnaud Feist said the flights to Athens, Turin in Italy and Faro in Portugal were mostly symbolic.The Effective Monday, Belgium's biggest airport should be back at 20 percent of capacity and able to process 800 passengers and hour, Feist added. Brussels Airport, usually handled about 600 flights a day and served about 1.5 million people in February, the month before the attack. CEO Feist said he hopes full service can be restored by the end of June or the beginning of July in time for the summer vacation season. This bombing attack at the airport and subway station in the center of Brussels on March 22 killed at least 35 people, including three Americans.The main suspect believed to have helped coordinate and execute the bombings at the airport remains on the run. http://abcnews.go.com/International/brussels-airport-resume-flights-sunday/story?id=38104330

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