The actions of the air traffic controllers launched yesterday evening at 22 o'clock and were conducted in two-hour blocks. Therefore, there were no flights in, successively, Brussels Airport (22-24 hours), the airport of Ostend (24-2 hours) and Liege (2-4 hours). Of 4 to 6 hours was the entire Belgian airspace is closed.Read also air traffic controllers strike last night, air traffic disrupted from 22 hours Consequences
Afterwards was an action of two hours at the airport of Charleroi (6-8 hours). Sixteen departing flights were consequently delayed, and no plane could countries. “That will have consequences for the rest of the day, because these aircraft rotations and to Charleroi to return for other routes”, says Vincent Grassa, spokesperson of Brussels South Charleroi Airport (BSCA).
Since 6 hours is air traffic at Brussels Airport resumed. At 6.20 pm, the first landing place, a flight from Kigali to Brussels Airport, followed shortly thereafter by a flight from Conakry. The first flights at Zaventem airport left at 6 am, to Lisbon, and to 6.05 hours to Malaga.
The risk of disrupted air traffic is still, however, not completely of course, because the air traffic controllers that are in standby have to stand up, still crossed. With a shortage in the workplace would therefore more problems can arise.