Jet Airways has said that two of its staff members were injured in the twin bomb blasts that rocked Brussels Zaventem airport on Tuesday morning.
According to the airline, the injured staff members have received medical care. “As per initial information, Jet Airways guests in Brussels have been re-located to a safe location by the Brussels Airport authorities,” the airline said in a statement.
“At this time passengers and staff have been cordoned off and are not allowed to access the airport terminals. Jet Airways staff and crew are safe.”
Earlier, the airline had informed that it has cancelled several flights to and from Brussels in the wake of the bomb blasts. Two Jet Airways flights, one from New Delhi and the other from Mumbai, had landed at Brussels around the time of the blast. According to the data with the website, Jet Airways flight 9W 230 from New Delhi reached Brussels at 8:08 a.m., just minutes after the bomb blast at the Departure airport at 8 a.m.
Flight 9W 228 from Mumbai had landed at Brussels at 7.11 a.m. local time. Several people were said to have been injured at the airport, with media putting the number of dead at 13. Currently, Jet Airways operates daily non-stop flights to its European gateway at Brussels airport from its domestic hubs in Mumbai and New Delhi.
All flights after the explosions at the departure terminal of Zaventem airport have been diverted to neighbouring airports. The airport has been shut.