Terminal 1 being evacuated by Federal Police after reports of a bomb threat
Due to an ongoing police operation, parts of Terminal 1, the regional train station and the crossing to the long-distance train station are currently closed at Frankfurt Airport.
Two people have now been arrested in connection with the rogue piece of luggage.
- UPDATE The police operation has ended ay Frankfurt Airport. The blocked areas are gradually released by the Bundespolizei.
- UPDATE Armed police are facing a man on the ground.
Onimi/@Onimuh_Passengers are asked to follow the instructions of the security staff on site.
@EmiratesSupport there is a mass evacuation at frankfurt Airport because of a gun threat. What does this mean for travelers? Will flights be delayed? Refunded? Will travelers get a hotel overnight? I was planning to fly to Dubai at 8:30 pic.twitter.com/ksp3QyWgox
— Cassandra Beyer (@cassi_xo_) January 16, 2021
As a result, there may be delays in the operation. Passengers are therefore asked to check the flight status in advance on the airlines’ websites.