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Air France-KLM CEO has expressed concerns over staff shortages at KLM and Schipol

The chief executive of Air France-KLM has expressed concern over further staffing shortages and aircraft delivery delays, as he looks ahead to the busiest travel months of the year. Ben Smith’s comments came after tough operational challenges at KLM in recent weeks, where disruption and flight cancellations have affected services at the Dutch flag carrier’s Schiphol hub. “We had an experience at Amsterdam Schiphol, which we’ve never seen before, over […]

todayJune 8, 2022 26

Airport News

Dubai International Airport tops the world’s international airport rankings

Airports Council International (ACI) latest report state that about 4.5 billion people flew in 2021 which is almost a half of the 9.1 billion people who flew in 2019 before the Covid-19 pandemic. Below are the 10 busiest airports in the world: Atlanta is once again the world's busiest airport, regaining the top spot after falling to second in 2020. It ended last year with 75.7 million passengers and was one […]

todayApril 13, 2022 187 2

Airline News

GACL institutes investigation into a reported birdstrike incident at KIA

A Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) flight (KL590) bound for Amsterdam from Accra aborted takeoff  at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) on the 3rd September, 2021. This was due to a reported bird strike incident on Runway 21 at KIA. According to a press statement from the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), "the pilot reported a bird strike close to the windshield of the aircraft" which prompted him to abort taking […]

todaySeptember 5, 2021 923 2

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