Brussels Airlines calls in more staff ahead of summer getaway weekend

Brussels Airlines have confirmed that they will be calling in more staff to help cope with the traditional rush that marks the start of the summer holidays. The airline, the biggest operator at Brussels Zaventum airport, are ancipating close to 90,000 passengers to board it’s flights this weekend, 10,000 more than the same period last year.

Geert Sciot, the Vice President for media relations at Brussels Airlines, has asked passengers to arrive at the airport in “plenty of time” in an interview with VRT. He also added that people should make sure they are aware of the restrictions on items in hand luggage to help keep lines at the security checkpoint moving.

Passengers travelling via gate B this weekend will also be greeted by a new arrival at the airport. Earlier this week, three statues were unvieled featuring Belgian comic book heroes The Smurfs. Papa Smurf, Smurfette and Baby Smurf can be found in the shopping area of the terminal, their arrival marks the final part of a long term renovation which aims to bring a final touch of Belgian culture to those travelling out of the country.

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