KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Amsterdam) is planning to end daily Fokker 70 service between its Amsterdam hub and Manston Airport in Kent on April 8 per Airline Route.
The route is operated by KLM Cityhopper (Amsterdam).
Manston Airport is performing a review by consultants for 45 days to determine if the airport should remain open or close. 144 jobs are at stake.
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In other news, Air France-KLM Group has finalized an agreement with General Electric and has selected the GEnx-1B engine to power its fleet of Boeing 787-9. The first aircraft will be delivered to KLM in October 2015 and to Air France in January 2017. The joint selection of engine for Air France and KLM’s Boeing 787-9 enables the Group to benefit from significant synergies.
Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/AirlinersGallery.com. Fokker F.28 Mk. 0070 (Fokker 70) PH-KZV (msn 11556) operated by KLM Cityhopper lands at EuroAirport.