Belgium, Strike, Level 2: Strike of security staff at Charleroi Airport on 17 October – Brussels, Belgium [Update 1]

Update 2022-10-18: According to reports from Tuesday (18 October), Brussels South Charleroi Airport has been closed for departures since approximately 4 pm on Monday (17 October) due to the strike of airport security personnel. As a result, the airport terminal cannot be accessed at this time and significant disruptions are to be expected.

2022-10-17: On Monday morning (17 October, local time), security personnel at Charleroi Airport near Brussels went on strike. In the course of the strike, security personnel blocked access to the airport building and the access road to the airport premises. Due to the strike, only a few passengers reached their flights on Monday.
In case of a strike, major air traffic disruptions are to be expected. Delays and flight cancellations are likely. Before and after official strike hours, disruptions are also possible due to organisational reasons. Passengers are advised to contact their airline or tour operator about the current flight status in advance to their journey to the airport and to schedule additional time for their journey.