Brussels Airport Offers Refunds as First Passenger Plane Departs Since Attack
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The first passenger plane to depart Brussels Airport since the March 22 bombings took flight Sunday, The Associated Press reported.
Airport officials told AP that the first flight out of Brussels was a symbolic victory over the attackers but the airport wouldn’t return to full service for months.
While the airport works toward resuming full service, it is offering full refunds to travelers whose flights on U.S. airlines are canceled, according to AP.
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Airlines are also having sympathy on travelers, allowing them to rebook their flights without forking out a ticket-change fee, AP said.
Travelers are encouraged to call the airline rather than going online to rebook or ask for a refund, AP said.
Two other planes were scheduled to depart Brussels on Sunday — Brussels Airlines flights to Athens and Turin, Italy, AP reported.
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