Jet Airways to operate 3 flights to fly passengers stranded in Brussels

New Delhi: Jet Airways will operate three recovery flights from Amsterdam to Mumbai, Delhi and Toronto today to fly the passengers stranded in Brussels following a series of explosions that rocked the airport and metro station in the Belgian capital on Tuesday.

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An airline spokesperson said the first recovery flight, 9W 227, will depart from Amsterdam for Mumbai at 1400 hrs (local time) while the one for New Delhi (9W 1229) will depart at 1600 hrs (local time), the spokesperson said.

Jet Airways will also operate a recovery flight (9W 1230) to Toronto from Amsterdam, which will leave the Dutch Capital at 1800 hours, according to the spokesperson.

The Mumbai-based airline, however, did not give the number of flyers who were stuck at the Brussels airport due to the blasts, which left over 30 people killed and several injured including two crew members of Jet Airways.

Amsterdam will become Jet Airways European gateway for its international operations from Saturday.

As of now Brussels airport, which will remain closed even today for passenger flights, continues to serve as Jet Airways' hub for overseas operations for Europe and beyond.

The spokesperson said the guests are currently on their way from Brussels to Amsterdam by road.

Jet Airways official statement

Jet Airways has now scheduled recovery flights from Amsterdam to transfer its guests who were held back in Brussels. Following is the schedule of the recovery flights for March 24, 2016:

Flight No

From

To

Departure (Local Time)

Arrival (Local Time)

9W 1227

Amsterdam

Mumbai

1400 hrs

0300 +1

9W 1229

Amsterdam

Delhi

1600 hrs

0425 +1

9W 1230

Amsterdam

Toronto

1800 hrs

2135

Jet Airways confirms its guests are currently on their way from Brussels to Amsterdam by road transport. They are being accompanied by Jet Airways staff. The airline has made hotel arrangements in Amsterdam for their overnight stay, before they continue onward journey to their destination.

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