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KLM says it won’t bring more passengers to Amsterdam Saturday -Breaking


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: KLM airplanes are seen parked at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Picture

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, mentioned it could not deliver any additional passengers on Saturday from European locations to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, its most important hub.

The airline, which had already cancelled dozens of flights to ease site visitors stress on the airport, mentioned climate situations and runway upkeep have been stopping many plane from taking off and touchdown.

“This determination ought to make it attainable for as many passengers as attainable who’re caught at Schiphol to have the ability to go away on Saturday and for KLM to conduct as many flights as attainable on Sunday,” the corporate mentioned in an announcement.

Schiphol, Europe’s third-busiest airport, has been grappling with overcrowding as a consequence of a scarcity of safety workers. Earlier this week, the airport agreed to extend the wages of workers over the summer season interval and to rent extra personnel.