Copenhagen Airport shuts 10 gates after threat against Turkish airline’s planes


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Copenhagen police are investigating a threat made against European planes belonging to Turkish airline Atlasglobal. The city’s airport closed 10 gates after being alerted of the threat by police.

One airplane was prevented from taking off due to the incident, according to an airport spokesman cited by Reuters. Authorities are currently investigating the situation.

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Copenhagen Airport tweeted at the time that gates C30-C39 had been closed amid a “police investigation.” It later said the airport was “back to normal” and operating with minimal delays.

Atlasglobal is a Turkish airline headquartered in Istanbul, which operates domestic and international passenger services and charter flights. It operated under the name Atlasjet until March 2015.

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