Tag: KLM

Suspected ground handler killed by jet engine at Schiphol Airport

Suspected ground handler killed by jet engine at Schiphol Airport

A person was killed at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on Wednesday evening after falling into an aircraft engine. The incident took place on a flight operated by KLM, the Netherlands' flag carrier. It is suspected the victim could be a ground handler who was pushing back the aircraft before it t...

Aviator strengthens partnership with Air France–KLM, extends contracts at Helsinki and Stavanger Airports

Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics, has strengthened their partnership with Air France–KLM Airlines by extending contracts at two stations. Under one of the extended partnership agreements, Aviator will provide Air France–KLM...

Ground handling vehicles and machinery at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel

All diesel-powered ground handling vehicles and machinery at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands will be using Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ (also known as “HVO100” thanks to being produced from 100% renewable raw materials). There are around 1,900 ground handling vehicles with a die...

Embraer-X and Aero-Masters sign a Commercial Agreement for the use of Beacon

Embraer-X signs a commercial agreement with Aero-Masters, a European MRO provider, for the use of Beacon, the maintenance coordination platform connecting resources and professionals for faster return-to-service aircraft. Aero-Masters intends to use Beacon to enhance its maintenance coordination ...

KLM ground workers threaten another walkout in July over stalled contract talks

By nltimes.nl A group of KLM Ground Services employees at Schiphol is threatening to organize another wildcat strike if the airline does not up its offer in the current collective labor agreement negotiations, Luchtvaartnieuws.nl reports. The employees gave KLM until July 1 to come up with a bett...

Swissport expands key airline contracts in Asia

Swissport is growing its business in Asia through the extension of key partnerships in Japan and South Korea with Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific, FedEx Express Korea, Air France and KLM. In addition to renewing its contract with Air France, KLM and Air Calin at Japan’s Tokyo Narita airport, Swisspor...

Menzies flags losses but wins new business despite

By Scott Reid, edinburgh news In an update to investors, the firm said trading had remained tough due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic on global air travel. However, it said it was now re-staring operations and seeing a partial return of flight schedules. Cargo volumes continue to be mo...

KLM ground handlers call off strike at Amsterdam Schiphol

Ground handlers working for AIR-France-KLM’s Dutch arm have called off plans to strike at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, after KLM signalled they would be ready to negotiate. Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging (FNV), the union representing the employees, announced on their website that talks w...

KLM 747 collides with loader while being towed

A video on social media appears to show a KLM 747-400 hitting a loader at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport while being towed. The aircraft is being maneuvered into a parking spot when the General Electric CF6 engine hits a cargo-loading vehicle on the apron. The engine of the 747 was shown to be substan...

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