Delays expected as Strikes hit Brussels Airport

Delays expected as Strikes hit Brussels Airport

Air traffic in Brussels Airport is badly impacted after a work to rule attack by handler Swissport broke out early on Tuesday, halting ground operations and leading airport officials to warn passengers of potential delays. Flights operated by Brussels Airlines are particularly hit by the employee’s actions, but flights from different airlines including Emirates, United Airlines, Air Cadana, Alitalia, Air Arabia or even Germanwings are also set to be affected. A spokesperson to Brussels Airlines told media which it was deploying its might make an effort to mitigate the impact…

Read More

Spontaneous bus strike halts Transfer into Brussels

Spontaneous bus strike halts Transfer into Brussels

Several bus lines getting to Brussels from the southern outskirts of this city have ground to a stop, bringing disturbances into people network since De Lijn bus and employees drivers take an unannounced strike on Tuesday. The strike, ongoing, broke at approximately 7:00 AM from the public transport company’s transport bus depot at Dilbeek along with Meerbeke, into the east of their inner city belt. Several transport lines to Brussels have completely ceased their services as a consequence of the strike (116, 117, 118, 126, 127, 128 and 129), causing…

Read More

Brussels’ prawn croquette finalists have been Demonstrated

Brussels’ prawn croquette finalists have been Demonstrated

Since early June, organizations attempting to participate in the 20-19 edition of their Brussels’ best prawn croquettes competition have been able to publish their entries. The closing date for admissions was yesterday. We know that the 14 candidates are those who’re trying their luck this past year. On 22 October 2018, visit.brussels organised the first”best Brussels’ prawn croquettes contest”. The overall winner has been that the Fernand Obb Delicatessen. To participate in the contest, candidates had to meet the following criteria: possess a company, a cafeteria, a bar or food-truck…

Read More

June was much hotter than normal

June was much hotter than normal

Last month was marked by highs averaging 23.6°C, way above the average 20.6°C for a normal month of June, the Royal Meteorological Institute (IRM) reported on Monday. The IRM also noted in its latest climate report that June 2019 was the fourth hottest month since 1901. While it was way below the 1976 record of 24.9°C, it came close to the 23.8°C registered in 2003 and 2017. Temperatures were above the normal averages for a good part of the month in Uccle. However, from the 5th to the 13th inclusive, with the…

Read More

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27

The Los Angeles Angels have confirmed pitcher Tyler Skaggs died before Monday’s game against the Texas Rangers. He was due to turn 28 on 13 July. Police in Southlake, Texas, responded to reports of an unconscious man in a hotel room on Monday morning. Skaggs was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the death was not being treated as suspicious. “It is with great sorrow that we report Tyler Skaggs passed away earlier today in Texas,” an Angels statement said. “Tyler has, and always will be, an important part of the…

Read More