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CARACAS, Thursday November 15, 2012 | Update
 
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Venezuelan international airport resumes operations after fire event

Firefighters responded to the emergency promptly and managed to control the fire. Signs of the fire and smoke are visible, especially around the counters of Santa Bárbara Airlines and American Airlines

Some airlines set up mobile counters for luggage check-in (Photo: Nadeska Noriega Ávila)
EL UNIVERSAL
Thursday November 15, 2012  01:58 PM

Venezuela's Simón Bolívar international airport resumed on Thursday morning full operations after a fire broke out on Wednesday morning at the conveyor belt area forcing authorities to close the airport for nearly five hours and causing delays, suspensions, and diversion to other terminals in at least 12 flights. 

Airport authorities and airlines spokespersons said most delayed or suspended flights were served on Wednesday or Thursday morning.

Firefighters responded to the emergency promptly and managed to control the fire. Signs of the fire and smoke are visible, especially around the counters of Santa Bárbara Airlines and American Airlines.

In the case Santa Bárbara Airlines, flights keep their regular schedules. Passengers are welcomed and checked at the airport's national terminal through commercial ally Aserca Airlines for luggage check-in and billing.

Airport sources informed the inquiry into the fire has not concluded yet. Authorities are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.

Translated by Jhean Cabrera
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