Belgian unions call for rail strike over work conditions

May 26, 2016 6:37 am

BRUSSELS (AFP) –  Belgian unions called on rail workers to stage an indefinite strike from late Wednesday in protest at a cut in overtime compensation. The call came a day after violence marred a mass protest in Brussels that is supposed to kick off months of planned demonstrations and national strikes...

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Belgium Travel Advice Issued

March 30, 2016 9:51 am

Brussels Main Airport Remains Closed As Governments Issue Travel Alerts For Belgium As Brusells recovers and responds to last weeks terror attacks on its public and transport system. It’s main airport which suffered the attacks still remains closed. On top of this governments worldwide continue to keep its citizens on...

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Eurostar Operating But Expect Delays

March 22, 2016 11:49 pm

Note from Eurostar re-operation in light of the Brussels bombings. Below is a message from their website We will be operating a normal service on the 23rd March however we do ask that all passengers travelling allow one hour to check in due to enhanced security checks at the stations....

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All flights Cancelled Brussels Airport

March 22, 2016 9:03 am

March 22nd, 09:25 – Due to two explosions at Brussels Airport this morning, March 22nd, the airport is closed for the rest of the day. As a consequence all flights to and from Brussels Airport are cancelled today. We kindly ask our passengers to contact their travel agency or the...

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Strike disrupts rail traffic in Belgium

January 9, 2016 8:06 am

BRUSSELS (AP) — The start of a two-day rail strike has largely paralyzed train traffic in and around the Belgian capital Brussels and disrupted service to Paris and London. Brussels’s main Midi station was largely deserted Wednesday as the trade union action took hold. The unions are protesting against planned...

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Security alert level lowered in Brussels

November 28, 2015 1:04 pm

Belgium has lowered the security threat level in Brussels after nearly a week on maximum alert following the Islamic State attacks in Paris. Confirming earlier reports, Kris Peeters, the economy minister, on Thursday told public broadcaster VRT that the national threat assessment agency, made up of security experts and officials,...

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