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Jet Airways Airbus A330-300 VT-JWQ. Image copyright Vedant Agarwal.
Jet Airways Airbus A330-300 VT-JWQ. Image copyright Vedant Agarwal.

Jet Airways shuts Brussels hub; to evacuate stranded passengers today

India’s Jet Airways which used Brussels as its European scissor hub has effectively closed the hub by cancelling all flights till March 27.

From March 27, the airline was already scheduled to commence operations via its new Amsterdam hub.

Recovery flights

For passengers affected by the Brussels airport bombing, the airline has transported them to Amsterdam in The Netherlands, and will operate recovery flights today, to New Delhi, Mumbai and Toronto.

The aircraft which were stranded at Zaventem airport, which was closed following the Brussels terror attacks, are being ferried to Amsterdam.

The schedule of the recovery flights which will commence from Amsterdam today, March 24, 2016.

Flight No From To Departure Arrival
9W 1227 Amsterdam Mumbai 14:00 (2pm) 03:00+1
9W 1229 Amsterdam Delhi 16:00 (4pm) 04:25+1
9W 1230 Amsterdam Toronto 18:00 (6pm) 21:35 (9:35pm)

All times are local. +1 means the next morning.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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