Paris attacks: How travel in and out of the French capital by Eurostar, British Airways, Easyjet, Air France, American airlines and other routes has been affected

 
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At least 140 people are thought to have been killed in the attack
At least 140 people are thought to have been killed in the attack (Source: Getty)

At least 127 people have died after a seven separate attacks took place across Paris last night.


An estimated 118 of these were killed after being taken hostage at the Batlacan theatre, where the Eagles of Death were performing. Attacks also took place at the Statde de France, where France and Germany were playing against each other, and at two restaurants – Le Petit Cambodge and Le Carillon.

Boulevard Beaumarchais, Rue de Charonne, Avenue de le Republique and Boulevard Voltaire were also affected. As a result, a state emergency has been declared in France – the first time this has happened since the 2005 Paris riots.

Following the attacks, the French foreign ministry said airports would stay open with flights and train services continuing as normal. However, there are some changes to travel in and out of the city.

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Neighbouring Belgium has put controls on road, rail and air arrivals from France. Further afield, some flights from the US have been delayed.

Eurostar services between London and Paris will continue to run on Saturday, but the company has offered a free exchange to anyone wishes not to travel in light of the attacks.

Similarly, Easyjet has said any passengers booked to travel to Paris in the next 48 hours can cancel and receive a full refund. For those who wish to travel, services will operate as usual.

British Airways and Air France both warned of probably delays to Paris due to additional safety checks and the "reinforcement" of border controls.

Meanwhile, American Airlines it was putting flights to Paris on hold as a result of the events, even though French airports are open.

"Currently Charles de Gaulle International Airport is open, however, we are holding our remaining departures this evening to Paris until we have additional information," said American Airlines spokesman Joshua Freed.

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