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Jet2 statement after passengers landing at Belfast International Airport are delayed due to health concerns

Passengers landing on a Jet2 flight to Northern Ireland on Monday afternoon were faced with delays disembarking their plane after reports that a customer was showing possible chickenpox symptoms.

Flight LS302 from Benidorm landed at Belfast International Airport just after 2pm this afternoon, but those on board faced a delay of more than an hour before they could deplane due to health concerns.




The airline confirmed the incident and apologized to travelers affected by the delay.

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A man with relatives on board told us: “The flight landed at 2.06pm, but everyone on board was delayed for more than an hour while the crew waited for port authorities to arrive.”

In a statement to Belfast Live, a Jet2 spokesperson said: “We can confirm that Port Health officials boarded flight LS302 earlier today following reports of a customer exhibiting possible chickenpox symptoms.

“Customers have now deplaned after a short delay and we apologize for any inconvenience caused.”

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