The busiest airport in Europe closed to most flights in terror alert

The busiest airport in Europe closed to most flights in terror alert
The busiest airport in Europe closed to most flights in terror alert

The block on incoming traffic applied to flights of three hours or less, affecting most of the incoming traffic from Europe, an airport spokesman said on condition of anonymity in line with airport policy. Congestion was building up rapidly at the airport as authorities enforced strict new regulations banning most hand baggage, according to the AP.