Two Indian crew members of Jet Airways were injured at the Brussels airport — where twin explosions a short while ago killed at least 20 people and caused injuries to 35 others. Both have been taken to the hospital, the private carrier has said.
The Ministry of Eternal Affairs had also said no injuries have been reported. External affairs minister
Brussels is the European hub for Jet Airways, where four of its aircraft touch down daily. Three of the flights had arrived and another was pending today when the blasts tore through the departure hall of the airport.
The rest of the flights have been cancelled, the airlines said.
In a statement, Jet Airways said the passengers and staff “have been moved away far-off from the terminal” and “transit guests who were in the terminal building have been shifted to hangers in coaches”.
“Our Brussels staff is co-ordinating with airport authorities and security agencies to arrange immigration formalities as soon as possible to move the transit guests out of the airport,” the statement read.
A high alert has been declared in Brussels after yet another another blast was reported from a subway. The airport has already been evacuated and all flights cancelled.