The damaged facade of Brussels airport in Zaventem on March 22, 2016
Washington - AFP
American Airlines said a bomb blast did not occur at its check-in at Brussels' airport, which was rocked by twin explosions on Tuesday.
"At this time there are no reported injuries to our employees. American Airlines check-in operates at row eight of the departure hall, and the explosions did not occur at row eight," the airline said in a statement.
Unconfirmed reports on social media had said a blast took place near the American Airlines check-in counter.
American Airlines flight 751, due to have left Brussels Tuesday for Philadelphia, has been canceled, the airline said.
"American Airlines is taking care of our employees and customers in Brussels after this morning?s events," it added.