KLM will reduce flight frequencies to ten European destinations. Furthermore, frequencies to Africa, Japan, and Brazil will also be curtailed. KLM will do all it can to minimise any inconvenience to passengers.
The adjustments result from the fact that KLM’s revenues are under pressure. The pressure will force AIR FRANCE KLM to accelerate its plans to implement its Perform 2020 programme. KLM has introduced a broad range of initiatives to improve its competitive position, and speed is of the essence.
KLM has already reached an accord with the cabin crew and ground crew unions concerning a collective labour agreement. Further implementation depends on an accord with the pilots’ union (VNV), which has not yet agreed to much-needed productivity increases.