Aegean Airlines announced on Saturday the cancellation of all scheduled flights to and from Brussels until Wednesday, March 30 as the airport will remain closed. The airline said that it will instead carry out emergency flights to and from Lille airport in northern France on March 29-30, in order to facilitate its passengers.
The flights will take place on the following days and times:
Date Flight Route Time
Mar. 29 A3 628 Athens-Lille 8:30-10:40
Mar. 29 A3 629 Lille-Athens 11:30-15:30
Mar. 30 A3 628 Athens-Lille 8:30-10:40
Mar. 30 A3 629 Lille-Athens 11:30-15:30
Aegean asked passengers to call the phonelines 801 11 20000 (local call from landline) and (+30) 210 6261000 (from mobile) in Greece, the phone line (+32) 275 34710 in Belgium and the phone line (+33) 170 031323 in France or to contact their local travel agent in order to change or book tickets, before they depart for Lille airport.
Passengers will have to make their own arrangements to reach and leave Lille airport, Aegean said, noting that there is good and frequent train connection between Brussels and Lille.
The airline will make changes to existing tickets without charge and give full refunds in the case of cancellations for passengers that booked tickets to or from Brussels until March 21, with an initial travel date up to March 31, 2016 and a new flight date up to May 31, 2016.