Brussels attack: Narrow escape for Jet Airways flights

Brussels attack: Narrow escape for Jet Airways flights

New Delhi - Jet Airways said it will soon be issuing a separate statement on the incident.


Published: Tue 22 Mar 2016, 12:09 PM

Last updated: Wed 23 Mar 2016, 1:05 AM

Two Jet Airways flights, one from Delhi and the other from Mumbai, had landed just a little before the twin bomb blasts at the Brussels airport, data with aviation website Flightradar24 showed on Monday.

Jet Airways has issued the following statement following the attacks.
As a result of the situation in Brussels, the following Jet Airways flights have been cancelled:
1) March 22, 2016: Flights from Brussels to Newark, Toronto, Mumbai and Delhi
2) March 22, 2016: Flights from Newark and Toronto to Brussels
3) March 23, 2016: Flights from Mumbai and Delhi to Brussels
For further information guests can contact Jet Airways contact centre on the following numbers:
India 1800225522;
United States 1-877-8359538;
United Kingdom 08081011199
Jet Airways is closely monitoring the situation in Brussels and will provide further updates as information becomes available.

According to the data with the website, Jet Airways flight 9W 228 from Mumbai landed at Brussels at 7.11 a.m. local time while the one from Delhi 9W 230 landed at 8.08 am.

The Delhi flight would have reached Brussels just minutes after the bomb blast at the Departure airport at 8.00 am.

Several people were said to have been injured with one confirmed deaths.

Currently, Jet Airways operates daily non-stop flights to its European gateway at Brussels airport from its domestic hub in Mumbai and New Delhi.

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